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April 16, 2018 11:18 AM Ivan Mauger, the 'Pele of speedway' with six world championships, dies aged 78 following battle with dementia

Speedway legend Ivan Mauger, who won six world championships during the 1960s and 1970s, has died aged 78. The New Zealander died at his home on Australia's Gold Coast having suffered with dementia. Mauger won world titles in 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1977 and 1979 when speedway was a lucrative sport, contested by professional clubs. He was runner up in 1971, 1973 and 1974 and finished 7

April 13, 2018 7:19 AM The Block's first lesbian couple Sasha and Julia put their renovated Melbourne home on the market for a cool $2.5 million

The Block's first lesbian couple Sasha Wright-Neville and Julia Treuel have put their renovated Melbourne home up for auction. After transforming a quaint four-bedroom home in Elsternwick, a leafy pocket in southeast Melbourne, the pair are now selling up with a market price guide of $2.5 million. The stunning property echoes Sasha and Julia's signature

April 13, 2018 6:34 AM Renovate your kitchen for a FRACTION of the price: From a $299 oven to a $349 dishwasher

Aldi Australia made headlines recently for their affordable range of bedroom buys. And now the discount supermarket chain has stepped it up a level as they prepare to launch a 'kitchen makeover' collection as part of their in-store Special Buys. Set to go on sale on Saturday, April 21, the range of appliances will be available at an affordable price 1

April 13, 2018 6:05 AM 'This isn't a project, it's my life': The X Factor winner Samantha Jade reveals her new album of disco covers is a tribute to her late mother Jacqui

Samantha Jade was at her mother's bedside when she died of cancer in 2014. Now the former X Factor winner has revealed her new album of disco covers is a tribute to her late mum, Jacqui Gibbs. Speaking to The Daily Telegraph on Friday, the 30-year-old pop star said: 'It’s hard not to bring Mum into this. I missed her guidance'. Samantha continued to reflect

April 13, 2018 4:32 AM Socceroos learn Asian Cup seedings

Familiar foes and unknown quantities await the Socceroos at next year's Asian Cup after the confirmation of seedings for the tournament. Australia, the reigning Asian champions, could be paired with World Cup qualifying opponents Syria and Jordan in the United Arab Emirates-hosted competition next January. Or they could notch up their first official

April 13, 2018 4:20 AM Johnson-Thompson on the brink of heptathlon gold for England

England’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson is on the brink of heptathlon gold at the Commonwealth Games. The 25-year-old leads by 174 points with just the 800 metres remaining at the Gold Coast’s Carrara Stadium. England´s Katarina Johnson-Thompson extends her heptathlon lead in the long jump (Martin Rickett/PA Images) She won the long jump on Friday morning 1

April 13, 2018 3:46 AM Asian stocks mostly up after Wall Street finishes higher

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday following overnight gains on Wall Street. Risk sentiment returned as the U.S. explores the possibility of returning to trade talks with 11 Pacific countries and clarifies that it is consulting allies before making a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria. KEEPING 1

April 13, 2018 3:32 AM Commonwealth Games: Tom Daley & Dan Goodfellow win synchronised 10m gold

Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow beat fellow English pair Matthew Dixon and Noah Williams to win Commonwealth Games gold in the synchronised 10m platform. It was a fourth Commonwealth gold medal for Daley, who has won two individual 10m titles - this event in 2010 and a silver in Glasgow in 2014. Daley and Goodfellow had a poor final dive but took gold on 405.81 points 7

April 13, 2018 2:56 AM Vic group gather to protest Manus stabbing

A small group of protesters has gathered at Melbourne's Immigration Department offices, demanding the federal government immediately provide care and treatment to a refugee reportedly stabbed on Manus Island. Members of the Refugee Action Collective gathered on Friday following reports the Afghan refugee, in offshore processing at Manus Island, was stabbed

April 13, 2018 2:27 AM Two Indian athletes kicked out of Commonwealths over needle find

Two Indian athletes were kicked out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after syringes were found in their accommodation, a breach of tournament rules. Triple jumper Rakesh Babu and race-walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi were stripped of their accreditation and ordered to take the first available flight home, Games president Louise Martin said. A cleaner found