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Victorian police monitoring ultra-Orthodox synagogue for alleged breach of Covid rules

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Victoria Police are monitoring an ultra-Orthodox synagogue in the Melbourne suburb of Ripponlea as part of an investigation into an alleged breach of Covid public health orders. Video footage recorded earlier in the d...

Police deny knowing of plan to let armed group commit crime, Victorian inquest into robber’s death hears

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Undercover police officers tailing a group of suspected armed robbers deny they knew of a plan to allow the men to commit a crime if they could not be safely arrested first, the Victorian coroner’s court has heard. Co...

Britain’s Victorian railway bridges may be saved in new green travel plan

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Victorian railway bridges that were due to be filled in with concrete in an act previously decried as “cultural vandalism” will be repurposed as part of a scheme to encourage walking and cycling, the UK transport secr...

Airbnb suspends Victorian host who rejected couple for receiving Covid vaccine

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Airbnb has suspended a host in Victoria who refused to provide accomodation to a couple because they had received their first shots of the Covid-19 vaccine. Just before the latest Melbourne outbreak, Steve Carey tried...

Gilbert and George, obsession and a Victorian necropolis – the week in art

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BellottoThis haunting painter of sublime views was Canaletto’s nephew but the paintings gathered here obsessively study a German castle – we’re not in Venice any more. National Gallery, Londen, van 22 July to 31 Octo...

Victorian government to decriminalise sex work after review hears of exploitation

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The Victorian government will move to decriminalise sex work and regulate the sex industry “through standard business industry laws” following a review that heard the current system left many unprotected. The review w...

Great Yarmouth: mixing Victorian seaside charm with a renewable outlook

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If Brexit gave Britain’s seaside towns a momentary pulse, then Covid might have got them back on the dancefloor. These long-dormant resorts have seemingly risen up, like tacky krakens, ready to swallow the entire UK t...

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews to return to work on 28 June after spine fracture

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Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has announced he will return to work on 28 Junie, saying his “vertebra has almost fully healed and my ribs are well on track”. Andrews revealed his plans on a Saturday night Facebook po...

Water fight: the battle for London’s Victorian drinking fountains

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They were a much-loved feature of London life for over a century, ever since the first of hundreds of public drinking fountains opened in 1859 at St Sepulchre-without-Newgate church in the City. At its peak, thousands...

Victorian shepherds hut sold for £16,000 as shacks’ appeal grows

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David Cameron wrote his memoirs in one; Prince George’s was a gift from his grandfather Prince Charles; and The Archers’ inimitable Linda Snell outraged Joe Grundy by installing a bespoke one in her Ambridge garden. B...

Victorian woman banned from Flight Centre for 10 years after being given ‘prohibition notice’

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A businesswoman says she has been banned from using travel agent Flight Centre for 10 years after complaining to the company about a refund for a holiday cancelled due to Covid-19. Elmas Saliba, who had been a custome...

Australia news live: MCG and regional Victorian sites added to Covid exposure sites

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Hundreds urged to get tested after positive cases went to a Collingwood game, a salon in Bendigo and more cafes in Melbourne inner-city suburbs

Victorian budget 2021: state pledges to massively outspend commonwealth on mental health

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The Victorian government has promised to massively outspend the federal government on mental health services, committing $3.8bn over the next four years – 65% more than the federal government announced in its mental h...

Crown ‘lied to regulator’, Victorian royal commission told

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Crown Resorts allegedly lied to its regulator and adopted a belligerent attitude towards an investigation into the arrest of 19 of its staff in China, an inquiry into the James Packer-backed casino operator has heard....

Victorian treasurer takes swipe at ‘elitist’ men’s only clubs as budget lifts property taxes

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The Victorian government has taken a swipe at exclusive men’s only clubs, announcing plans to strip them of land tax concessions traditionally afforded to charities and social associations. Victoria’s treasurer, Tim P...

Tasmanian Liberal Adam Brooks issues legal threat as allegations he used a fake Victorian licence referred to police

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Tasmanian Liberal candidate Adam Brooks has vowed to take legal action over allegations he created a fake dating profile under the name Terry Brooks and misled a woman about his identity during their relationship. Bro...

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