Ricciardo lashes 'sore loser' team-mate after crash in Hungary

Ricciardo lashes 'sore loser' team-mate after crash in Hungary

Updated July 31, 2017 01:13:52 Daniel Ricciardo had his Hungarian Grand Prix end on the opening lap when Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen drove into the side of the Australian’s RB13 racer. Sebastian Vettel won a tense finish in a Ferrari one-two that stretched his championship lead to 14 points after Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton sportingly surrendered third place to his team-mate. Ricciardo and Verstappen made good starts from sixth and fifth respectively, both jumping Hamilton on the first turn. Ricciardo then passed his Dutch team-mate into turn two to…

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Hip hop duo building cultural change

Hip hop duo building cultural change

INDIGENOUS hip hop duo A.B. Original have cemented their place as the most important and powerful musical voice in Australia this week, culminating with four nominations for the annual National Indigenous Music Awards. They lead the NIMA nominations, contesting Artist Of The Year alongside Jessica Mauboy, Dan Sultan and Troy Cassar-Daley as well as the Album, Song and Video of the Year awards. It has been a tumultuous week of triumphs and tragedy for Briggs and Trials, who have provoked political and social debate with their incendiary debut album Reclaim…

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Cyclist hit by car in Swan Valley

Cyclist hit by car in Swan Valley

A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after an accident involving a car in the Swan Valley. The incident happened on Great Northern Highway, near Lennard Street, in Herne Hill about 1.20pm. The cyclist suffered a head injury and was taken to hospital by St John Ambulance. It is not known how the accident happened at this stage. Police attended the scene and spoke to the driver of the car. Source link

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'I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face': Woman calls 911 as she's attacked by 1.7m snake

'I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face': Woman calls 911 as she's attacked by 1.7m snake

Posted July 31, 2017 09:01:25 Video: ‘There’s blood everywhere’: Woman with boa constrictor stuck to face makes desperate 911 call. (ABC News) A firefighter has cut the head off a boa constrictor that was suffocating an American woman who called 911 as the snake attacked her in her driveway. The woman, 45, told a 911 operator she had rescued the 1.7 metre snake a day earlier, but it had turned on her at her Ohio home. “Help, please. I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face,” the panicked woman…

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Young playwright's debut finds magic in a country town

Young playwright's debut finds magic in a country town

Posted July 30, 2017 07:00:00 Photo:Savetsila says Australian Graffiti was inspired by stories he was told by older relatives. (Supplied: James Green) At 23, Disapol Savetsila is the youngest playwright to ever have his work performed at Sydney Theatre Company. His debut play, Australian Graffiti, currently sits alongside two productions written overseas long before he was born: an adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984, and Caryl Churchill’s Cloud Nine. Audio: Listen to the story (Books and Arts) “Sometimes I still catch myself sort of thinking: ‘Oh my god, we’re standing at…

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