Meghan Markle’s former New Year resolutions she can’t keep

Meghan Markle’s former New Year resolutions she can’t keep

MEGHAN Markle has trouble keeping any New Year resolution she tries to make. In a previous post on her now defunct blog, The Tig, Markle talked about her New Year’s resolutions in January 2016. On the blog, she previously wrote that she had several resolutions in mind including marathon running, and to stop biting her nails. She was ambitious. She also wanted to try and stop swearing — and pick up the language of love again, French. “Run a marathon,” she wrote. “Stop biting my nails. Stop swearing. Re-learn French….

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Wanderers beat Melbourne City to ease pressure on Gombau

Wanderers beat Melbourne City to ease pressure on Gombau

Posted January 01, 2018 22:47:45 Photo: Some of the pressure will be taken off the Wanderers’ Spanish coach with the win over City. (AAP: David Moir) Spanish striker Oriel Riera ended his goal drought and took some pressure off compatriot Josep Gombau with a starring role in Western Sydney Wanderers’ 2-1 home win over fading Melbourne City. Riera scored the equaliser and set up the winner for Mark Bridge in a match-tilting two-minute period in the first half of Monday’s A-League game at Homebush. It was a first home win…

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Multi-million-dollar pulse export market stunned by new Indian tariff

Multi-million-dollar pulse export market stunned by new Indian tariff

A new tariff imposed by India on Australian chickpeas and lentils will have immediate financial consequences for farmers, especially those who have product already in transit. The Indian Government’s 30 per cent tariff on the imported pulses is effective immediately. The Federal Government is seeking talks with India in a bid to resolve the issue. Pulse farmers hit by Indian tariffs decision Key points: 30 per cent tariff on the imported pulses, effective immediately Since 2011/12, the value of Australian chickpeas exported to India has increased 995 per cent During…

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UK 'faces build-up of plastic waste'

UK 'faces build-up of plastic waste'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA new ban on most foreign waste in China could impact recycling in the UK.The UK’s recycling industry says it doesn’t know how to cope with a Chinese ban on imports of plastic waste. Britain has been shipping up to 500,000 tonnes of plastic for recycling in China every year, but now the trade has been stopped. At the moment the UK cannot deal with much of that waste, says the UK Recycling Association. Its chief executive, Simon Ellin, told the BBC…

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'A new challenge': Whateley leaves ABC Grandstand after 13 years

'A new challenge': Whateley leaves ABC Grandstand after 13 years

Updated January 01, 2018 21:57:48 Photo: Whateley commentated a wide range of sports for the ABC as well as hosting the Offsiders program. (ABC) Respected sports broadcaster Gerard Whateley has announced he is leaving ABC Grandstand to take up a role at Melbourne-based radio station SEN. Whateley has been the ABC’s chief commentator for 13 years, where he covered AFL, cricket, horse racing and Olympic and Commonwealth games, as well as hosting flagship general sports program Offsiders. The 43-year-old has twice won the prestigious Alf Brown trophy for his overall…

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