Man smashes into several cars in Melbourne's CBD

Man smashes into several cars in Melbourne's CBD

Posted April 02, 2017 09:35:47 Photo: The man’s rampage came to an end when he crashed into several parked cars and a van in Southbank. (ABC News) A man is under police guard in hospital after crashing his car into several other vehicles in Melbourne’s CBD overnight, causing significant damage. The drama unfolded when police stopped a car on Exhibition Street shortly after midnight. As police approached the driver he sped off and later sideswiped a car on St Kilda Road before hitting a second car at traffic lights, which…

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Like a bird, Nelly is back

Like a bird, Nelly is back

THERE were more than a few double-takes from vinylophiles in Toronto when they went to pay for their retro record selections to find Nelly Furtado behind the counter. The Promiscuous pop star wanted to get her groove back after a few years away from music and asked a friend who runs the Cosmos West store if she could pull some shifts. She used to hang out in the store almost two decades ago as a teenager as she was writing for her debut album. A staff member played her the…

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Man missing after pair swept off rocks

Man missing after pair swept off rocks

A WOMAN has been rescued after she was swept off rocks east of Peaceful Bay, while emergency services continue to search for a missing man this evening. Police were alerted about 3.45pm that the pair had been swept into the water at Boat Harbour in the Shire of Denmark. State Emergency Services, police and volunteer marine rescue groups are involved in the rescue operation. It is thought the pair might have been fishing. The search included rescuers walking the coast for signs of the pair. Source link

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Ancient art of bonsai threatened by waning interest in Japan

Ancient art of bonsai threatened by waning interest in Japan

Posted April 02, 2017 06:19:18 Video: Bringing bonsai art to the next generation (ABC News) Related Story: Bonsai art growing in popularity in Canberra Related Story: Bonsai enthusiasts share secrets on the ancient art Masashi Hirao exudes the calm you’d expect of a bonsai master. He speaks softly and appears to glide — not walk — as he moves around a bonsai tree with his golden scissors held aloft. The act absorbs him, his eyes dart from branch to branch as he spins the artwork on its platform, carefully inspecting…

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