Morrissey defends Weinstein and Spacey, blames victims

Morrissey defends Weinstein and Spacey, blames victims

THE British singer Morrissey has defended both Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein claiming their alleged victims knew “exactly” what was going on — and chose to “play along.” “Afterword, they feel embarrassed, or they do not like it,” Morrissey said while speaking to the German news outlet Der Spiegel. Camera IconMorrissey performing in March. Picture: AFP/Julio CesarPicture: AFP“And then they turn it around and say: I was attacked, I was surprised, I was dragged into the room,” reports the New York Post. Spacey and Weinstein have each been accused of…

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Centrelink sees decline in number of teen parents claiming welfare

Centrelink sees decline in number of teen parents claiming welfare

Posted November 21, 2017 00:01:17 The Federal Government is hailing new figures which show a 13 per cent decline in the number of teen parents on welfare. Key points: Number of young parents aged 19 years and younger receiving income support has fallen from around 32,000 in 2013 to 27,940 in 2016. Social Services Minister Christian Porter says it is “positive news” Between 2015 and 2016, the number of students finishing their studies and going straight onto the dole decreased by 10 per cent. But as welfare groups point out,…

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SA Government's push to become national leader in gaming industry

SA Government's push to become national leader in gaming industry

Posted November 20, 2017 18:02:08 Adelaide could soon be home to some of the world’s largest game developers once a digital hub is built in the CBD. The State Government has announced a $2 million fund which will help build a digital games development space on Pirie Street. It is hoped to generate 500 local jobs and encourage more global businesses in the games industry to set up shop in South Australia. Adelaide-based game developers Mighty Kingdom will be one of the businesses to call the new Game Plus Hub…

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Bosnia's silent killer: The coal industry

Bosnia's silent killer: The coal industry

Bosnia’s silent killer: The coal industry – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function())(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/([a-z]2):([0-9]+)/g,function()a[RegExp.$1]=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/[?|&]ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); if(document.location.protocol === “http:”) document.write(”); else document.write(”); } } /*]]>*/ Source link

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Foreign investment surcharge could turn away buyers, agents warn

Foreign investment surcharge could turn away buyers, agents warn

Posted November 20, 2017 20:28:12 Real estate agents specialising in overseas investors have warned the South Australian Government the way a new levy on foreign investment in residential property is being applied will damage the state’s reputation as a good place to invest. Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis last week announced the Government had decided to increase a ‘foreign investor surcharge’ from 4 per cent to 7 per cent as part of the Government’s Budget Measures Bill. The levy will apply to foreign investor property settlements from January next year. Other states…

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