Australians not moving into Olympic Village due to 'blocked toilets, exposed wiring'

Australians not moving into Olympic Village due to 'blocked toilets, exposed wiring'

Updated July 25, 2016 00:44:51 The Australian team will not move into the Olympic Village for next month’s Rio Games because of problems including “blocked toilets, leaking pipes and exposed wiring”, delegation head Kitty Chiller has said. Chiller, who said she would reassess the situation later, said she had raised concerns on a daily basis with the organisers and the International Olympic Committee, and was “pushing hard for a solution”. “Last night [Saturday], we decided to do a ‘stress test’ where taps and toilets were simultaneously turned on in apartments…

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Actress Lizzy Caplan is engaged (The West Australian)

Actress Lizzy Caplan is engaged (The West Australian)

Bang Showbiz –The West Australianon July 24, 2016, 4:41 pm VideoMiranda Kerr is engaged! Lizzy Caplan is engaged. The Masters of Sex actress, 34, and her actor/producer beau Tom Riley, 35, secretly got engaged in May. Lizzy Caplan is set to walk down the aisle. Picture: Vera Anderson/WireImageRiley — who proposed in New York — and Caplan met in January 2015 in London and made their romance public at the 2016 Prague Opera Ball, where they arrived hand-in-hand. Caplan recently admitted she “would” like to get married and have a…

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'She didn't ask for it': is this why women don't get the top job?

'She didn't ask for it': is this why women don't get the top job?

This year is shaping up as an exciting one for econo-girl nerds, like me. Ladies could soon comprise the troika of political and economic power that controls the world’s largest economy. Previous slideNext slide Robin Wright: Gender pay gap is ‘a pandemic’ Bomb scare on Qantas plane French security sparks UK tailbacks IS claims deadly Kabul attack Amateur rocket launch fails Pokemon craze grips the world 60 minutes: Adam Whittington leaves Lebanon The amazing story of documentary ‘Jihad Selfie’ Robin Wright: Gender pay gap is ‘a pandemic’ Actress Robin Wright reveals…

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Australian Chloe Hosking wins La Course by Tour de France

Australian Chloe Hosking wins La Course by Tour de France

Australia’s Chloe Hosking has taken out the 2016 La Course by Tour de France, ahead of Finland’s Lotta Lepisto and The Netherlands’ Marianne Vos.  The 25-year-old crossed the line first in the 89km road race through Paris, and stood victorious on the podium in front of the Champs-Élysées.  Sweet victory: Chloe Hosking celebrates after winning La course by Tour de France. Photo: APHosking was quick to praise her team mates on Wiggle-High5 after the event.  “My team were incredible, I’m so lucky… Amy Roberts never gave up, and Audrey Cordon kept me safe…

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More severe weather due to hit Adelaide

More severe weather due to hit Adelaide

Posted July 25, 2016 07:57:06 More severe weather is expected to hit Adelaide by this afternoon after gales and heavy rain over the weekend. Gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour have been recorded at Neptune Island off Eyre Peninsula in South Australia for the past three days. Duty forecaster in Adelaide Naomi Benger told 891 ABC Adelaide the metropolitan area and Adelaide Hills were expected to be battered by another cold front by mid-afternoon. “We could have some damaging winds and gusts coming through with this second front,…

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