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Poland's President Vetoes Election Rule Change Which Would Have Benefitted PiS Party

Added: 16.08.2018 19:04 | 11 views | 0 comments

Poland's president said he would veto a law which was approved by Parliament in July and was proposed by the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party which would have benefitted larger political parties on Thursday, according to Politico. Andrzej Duda said the law would benefit larger parties, including the eurosceptic PiS and the main opposition group, since it would make parties need as much as 16.5 percent of the vote to win seats in the European legislature. Duda said he was sending the law "back to parliament for reconsideration" before he was headed to Australia for an official trip. “The proposed law goes too far from the required rule of proportionality,” Duda added. “Its introduction...

London calling! Travelers seek 'trust' in holiday destinations

Added: 16.08.2018 18:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Tourists considering overseas travel 'trust' a destination like London would provide a positive experience, says new research. Consumer behavior experts investigated the effectiveness of the official tourism website, Visit London, for tourists choosing the city as a destination to explore. Their findings have implications for the travel industry in Australia and overseas amid an emerging trend to 'personify' places to build long-term bonds with tourists.

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Australia is launching a space agency, but what will it do?

Added: 16.08.2018 17:58 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Australian Space Agency, which officially launches this week, has a modest budget but hopes to encourage start-ups to get in on the space gold rush

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Australian golfer Lyle dies aged 36

Added: 16.08.2018 17:32 | 3 views | 0 comments

Enduring cancer, he left a final message: "My time was short, but... hopefully it wasn't wasted."


Shaggy sheep shorn of massive fleece in Australia

Added: 16.08.2018 17:23 | 8 views | 0 comments

A sheep in eastern Australia is leaping about more lightly after being sheared of its massively overgrown fleece.

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Soak up the Sunshine Coast at Mantra French Quarter in Noosa

Added: 16.08.2018 16:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

An aparthotel in the most buzzing part of Noosa is a must for laid-back luxury in Australia...

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Republicans and Democrats are more polarized on immigration than parties in the U.K. or Australia. Here's why.

Added: 16.08.2018 12:00 | 15 views | 0 comments

But about a quarter of each country's voters hold nativist views.

Kris Jenner Addresses Model Tammy Hembrow's Hospitalization at Kylie Jenner's 21st Birthday Party

Added: 16.08.2018 2:47 | 15 views | 0 comments

Kris Jenner is wishing the best for model Tammy Hembrow. The KarJenner momager spoke on the Australian radio show Kyle and Jackie O and discussed her daughter Kylie Jenner's birthday...


The Australian Classification Board is Letting Us Down

Added: 16.08.2018 2:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

The ACB needs to start judging games on their own merit, rather than based on preconceived notions and agendas; otherwise, it will keep making mistakes.

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Arcade 1up flat pack arcade machines are coming to Australia

Added: 16.08.2018 2:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

Arcade 1up flat pack arcades are coming to Aus and we know where and when!

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