Will’s 20-year heartache over Diana’s death

Will’s 20-year heartache over Diana’s death

PRINCE William has revealed it has taken him 20 years to open up about his mother’s death, speaking out about his sadness that his children will never know her. In a candid interview with British GQ, the second-in-line to the throne opened up about his “raw” emotions about Princess Diana, who died in a car crash 20 years ago this August. Speaking about the imminent anniversary of his mother’s death, Prince William said: “I am in a better place about it than I have been for a long time, where…

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Indigenous advisory body will set Tent Embassy in stone, Pearson says

Indigenous advisory body will set Tent Embassy in stone, Pearson says

Updated May 30, 2017 00:42:48 Video: ‘We are coming to the table, you come and meet us halfway’ (ABC News) A constitutionally enshrined Indigenous representative body in Parliament would be the Tent Embassy made sandstone, Aboriginal leader Noel Pearson says. Mr Pearson was one-fifth of an entirely Indigenous panel on Q&A on Monday night, the week after a delegation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders from across the country working with the Referendum Council released the Uluru Statement from the Heart. The statement rejected a “simple acknowledgement” of Aboriginal people…

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300,000 evacuated as cyclone nears Bangladesh

300,000 evacuated as cyclone nears Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh (CNN)Nearly 300,000 people were evacuated from south coastal areas of Bangladesh Monday night as a cyclone dubbed Mora was forecast to make landfall Tuesday morning local time, authorities in Dhaka said. “More people were still waiting for evacuation,” said Abu Syed Mohammad Hashim, acting director general of the country’s Disaster Management Department. Officials have organized 3,800 relief centers ahead of the storm, which on Monday evening was churning in the Bay of Bengal and heading towards the coastline. Residents were seeking shelter in schools and other safe buildings…

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Does your Fairtrade money really go where it's needed?

Does your Fairtrade money really go where it's needed?

Posted May 30, 2017 07:46:24 Photo: Children at Fairhills daycare centres receive three meals a day as well as transport to school. (ABC Wide Bay: Kallee Buchanan) In the past five years, the retail sales value of Fairtrade products in Australia has grown 70 per cent to more than $260 million, but does the label really make a difference? Audio: Du Toitskloof Wines supports 1,600 worker through Fairtrade programs (ABC News) Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand chief executive Molly Harriss Olson said the rising popularity of the goods reflected a…

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