Watchdog slams lack of plan amid ‘unprecedented’ transport spending

Victoria’s financial watchdog has slammed the government for failing to come up with an overall vision for the state’s transport network amid unprecedented spending on road and rail projects. The state’s transport department is required by law to create a comprehensive plan for the network that covers all areas of travel – roads, rail, freight, walking and cycling paths – […]

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Russian police raid home of journalist who exposed Salisbury poisoners

Russian police raid the home of a journalist who helped expose the Salisbury poisoners in the latest round of the country’s crackdown on independent media Roman Dobrokhotov, 37, was arrested after police raided his home Wednesday Seized the investigative journalist’s laptop, phone, and international passport Comes after his site, The Insider, was designated a ‘foreign agent’ by the Kremlin Police […]

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Ex-lover of Spain's former king Juan Carlos sues him

Ex-lover of Spain’s former King Juan Carlos is suing him over ‘unlawful covert and overt surveillance’ in the UK and is seeking ‘tens of millions of euros’ and a restraining order Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein accused ex monarch of harassment ‘from 2012’ Had affair with 83-year-old royal between 2004 and 2009 while he was married Claims been subjected to threats and defamation, and […]

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Body of woman found on beachfront in pretty market town after panicked call to police over welfare fears

A WOMAN’S body was found on the beach front of a pretty market town following a panicked call to police over her welfare.  Officers made the tragic discovery in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, yesterday morning.  Formal identification has yet to take place. Northumbria Police have confirmed that the death is not being treated as suspicious and there is not believed to be […]

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Alex Telles to miss start of Man Utd’s Premier League season after Roma transfer target suffers ankle injury

Manchester United defender Alex Telles will be out for a "few weeks" after sustaining an ankle injury, revealed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Brazilian left-back played in United's 2-1 pre-season victory over Derby County last weekend but will miss next week's friendlies against Brentford and Preston North End. Speaking before a pre-season game against QPR on Saturday, Red Devils boss Solskjaer […]

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