Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to win record eighth Wimbledon title

Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to win record eighth Wimbledon title

Updated July 17, 2017 01:06:47 Roger Federer has won an unprecedented eighth Wimbledon men’s singles crown with a 6-3 6-1 6-4 victory over Marin Cilic. A month shy of his 36th birthday, Federer eclipsed the record he shared with American Pete Sampras with a crushing triumph over the wounded Croat to become the oldest champion at The All England Club since 1930. Merciless and majestic in equal parts, Federer’s stirring victory ended a five-year Wimbledon title drought and came 14 years after first reigning on London’s hallowed lawns in 2003….

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Majority of foreign workers paid below national award rates: Unions NSW

Majority of foreign workers paid below national award rates: Unions NSW

Posted July 17, 2017 08:13:01 Photo: In a two-year investigation, translators were employed to pose as jobseekers. (Reuters: Daniel Munoz) Related Story: 7-Eleven worker paid 47 cents an hour: lawyers Related Story: Labour hire operator fined after workers forced to work without wages or food The peak union body in New South Wales says migrant workers are being paid far below national standards through job listings in foreign language publications and urgent action is needed to stop it. Unions NSW found 80 per cent of a sample of online job…

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Queens of the Stone Age cuddle crocs

Queens of the Stone Age cuddle crocs

IF you want to test how tough a rock band is, introduce them to a croc. American rockers Queens of the Stone Age fulfilled their wish to meet their dinosaur equals ahead of their opening Australian concert in Darwin on Sunday night. While frontman Josh Homme held his own with the juvenile crocodiles, some of his band mates were less enamoured of the reptiles. A regular visitor down under, both with his band and his Australian rocker wife Brody Dalle, Homme had insisted the band add Darwin to their short…

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Henry had a ‘heart of gold’

Henry had a ‘heart of gold’

TRAGEDY: Man dies after falling from pub balcony  THE man who fell to his death from the balcony of a Fremantle pub has been named as 28-year-old Henry Cusack, a much-loved Perth man who will be missed by hundreds of friends and family. Mr Cusack fell from the balcony of the Sail and Anchor Hotel on South Terrace about 8.30pm. media_cameraThe scene of an accident where a male has fallen from the balcony of the Sail and Anchor pub in Fremantle.Ambulance paramedics rushed to treat the West Perth man who…

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'He got on top of me': Backpackers tell of assault and exploitation during farm work

'He got on top of me': Backpackers tell of assault and exploitation during farm work

Posted July 17, 2017 05:10:07 Video: A Canadian backpacker says a farmer attempted to sexually assault her while working in Mildura. (ABC News) Related Story: Mother of murdered UK backpacker in Australia to campaign for safer farm work scheme Related Story: ‘You won’t get days signed off’: Backpackers ‘manipulated’ to stay in ‘substandard’ housing The mother of a young woman murdered at a Queensland hostel has been inundated with “horror stories” from backpackers trying to complete their 88 days of farm work. Key points: Mother of murdered backpacker gathering complaints…

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