Reds' season ends with another loss in New Zealand

Reds' season ends with another loss in New Zealand

Posted July 14, 2017 20:06:01 Photo: It was a case of same old, same old as the Reds came up short across the Tasman. (AAP: SNPA/Adam Binns) Queensland’s hopes of becoming the first Australian franchise to beat a New Zealand side in 2017 have been buried in Dunedin, with a young Reds outfit ending their Super Rugby season with a 40-17 thrashing by the Highlanders. In Friday night’s first half, they dominated possession but every error the rebuilding Reds committed was brutally punished by the finals-bound Kiwi side. Adding injury…

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Alinta Energy drafting plans for 300MW power plant north of Adelaide

Alinta Energy drafting plans for 300MW power plant north of Adelaide

Posted July 14, 2017 17:01:48 Photo: A site plan includes six turbines near Day Road. (Supplied: Alinta Energy) Related Story: SA to get world’s biggest lithium ion battery in ‘historic’ deal with Elon Musk Related Story: ‘It’s not free’: Port Augusta power station giveaway ‘a bad deal’ Alinta Energy is seeking a permit for a 300-megawatt gas-fired power station to be built about one hour north of Adelaide at a cost of $450 million, just over a year after closing coal-fired stations at Port Augusta. It is drafting a development…

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Publican makes play for Monk

Publican makes play for Monk

THE BACHELORETTE’S Sophie Monk might have requested down-to-earth bogans as suitors, but one very rich man is hoping to win her heart. The Saturday Telegraph can exclusively reveal that publican playboy Stu Laundy, who owns a fleet of cars and a super yacht, will appear on the show. Laundy, son of legendary pub owner Arthur and heir to the estimated $500 million family fortune, was spotted on a group date with other bachelors at a property in Sydney’s northern suburbs of St Ives on Thursday. media_cameraSophie Monk on a group…

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Donald Trump's visit to France ends with Paris Bastille Day celebrations

Donald Trump's visit to France ends with Paris Bastille Day celebrations

Posted July 15, 2017 07:19:59 External Link: A military band finished by playing a medley of French group Daft Punk’s songs. Related Story: Path of destruction: What happened in the Nice truck attack France has marked Bastille Day in Paris with a musical military parade on the Champs Elysees avenue, bringing US President Donald Trump’s visit to an end while more sombre commemorations took place in Nice. The Bastille Day celebrations capped two days of Parisian glitz for Mr Trump and his wife Melania, who were French President Emmanuel Macron’s…

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Locals grounded by $6k Broome airfares

Locals grounded by $6k Broome airfares

BROOME residents say they can no longer afford to fly to Perth, with one-way flights this Sunday priced at nearly $6000. While locals are outraged, airlines say they are doing their best to cater for peak holiday season. The Broome Chamber of Commerce posted a video online earlier this week, quoting one-way flights to Perth on Sunday priced between $5861 and $6003. A local travel agent today quoted a return trip this weekend at almost $1800. In comparison, a return trip to Cairns with stopovers costs just over $1000 online,…

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