MAFS’ Simon and Alene confirm split

MAFS’ Simon and Alene confirm split

WEDDED bliss has sadly turned into a wedded miss for Married At First Sight’s golden couple. In a shock split that is sure to break the hearts of the show’s millions of viewers, Western Sydney nurse Alene Khatcherian and her TV hubby Simon McQuillan have gone their separate ways. Insiders told The Daily Telegraph McQuillan had recently ended things, leaving Khatcherian, 31, devastated and mutual friends scratching their heads in disbelief. media_cameraMarried At First Sight couple Simon and Alene were one of two couples to stay together after the show. Picture:…

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Government renews bid to axe carbon tax welfare payment

Government renews bid to axe carbon tax welfare payment

Posted May 31, 2017 00:27:14 The Federal Government will reignite a debate over stalled savings measures today by re-introducing plans to cut a carbon tax compensation payment for new welfare recipients. Key points: Christian Porter says the taxpayer will be saved $933m by closing the compensation payment The Government is trying to pressure Labor to support the savings measure Parliament has already voted to remove the energy supplement for new recipients of family tax benefits The measure is one of several welfare cuts previously rejected by Parliament. The Government abandoned…

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French president calls on Putin to protect gay Chechens

French president calls on Putin to protect gay Chechens

The Russian president was in France for talks with Macron, two weeks after his election victory. Macron’s call comes after widespread reports of a brutal campaign by the authorities against gay men in Chechnya, including allegations of torture and murder. “I emphasized to President Putin…how important it is for France to respect all people, all minorities,” Macron said during a news conference with the Russian leader. Macron added that President Putin told him he had started a number of initiatives with regard to the Chechen LGBT community. Previously, Putin said…

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