Sydneysiders oblivious to star in their midst

Sydneysiders oblivious to star in their midst

SHE’S about to bounce onto our television screens three nights a week as a coach on The Voice Australia, but for now, Kelly Rowland is just like one of the locals. Rowland was made a surprise visit with her husband Tim Witherspoon and son Titan, 2, to trampoline park Sky Zone in Alexandria, Sydney, where staff said she went virtually unrecognised. media_cameraKelly Rowland leaving the Sky Zone trampoline after visiting with her husband Tim Witherspoon. Picture: Brianne Makinmedia_cameraThe family are in town, with the former Destiny’s Child singer set to…

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Two in hospital after wild quay brawl

Two in hospital after wild quay brawl

A witness has spoken of the shocking moment – and sound – when a man’s head hit the ground after being punched in a brawl at Elizabeth Quay. Speaking to 7 News Perth, who obtained exclusive vision of the fight from Saturday night, Josh said it was a frightening moment. “That was the worst part, you hear the punch, then you hear the back of his head hit the floor, that’s when you’re like ‘oohhh, yeah it’s not nice’,” he said. “There was a couple of people running around with…

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'I am sorry': George Calombaris's restaurant empire underpays staff $2.6m

'I am sorry': George Calombaris's restaurant empire underpays staff $2.6m

Posted April 04, 2017 07:24:11 Photo: George Calombaris promised to reimburse underpaid staff, who are owed on average $16,000. (AAP: Network Ten) Celebrity chef George Calombaris has apologised after his restaurant business empire underpaid staff by $2.6 million over six years. The chef, a judge on reality TV program MasterChef, short-changed 162 of his company’s 430 employees, including staff at his Melbourne restaurants The Press Club, Gazi and Hellenic Republic. His company, MAdE Establishment Group, was first alerted to the problem by the Fair Work Ombudsman more than 18 months…

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Opinion: China won't buy Trump's North Korea bluster

Opinion: China won't buy Trump's North Korea bluster

This is standard Trump: an aggressive opening salvo designed to give the US a competitive advantage over Xi Jinping. Faced with a fuzzily-worded ultimatum, the Chinese leader will be on the back foot when the two come face-to-face at Mar-a-Lago. Certainly, there is a world in which this is a diplomatic masterstroke. In that world, the leader of the US declares that he is ready to take unilateral action against North Korea — which may include imposing secondary sanctions on Chinese banks and other companies suspected of aiding North Korea….

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