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47 min ago | NEWS.com.au

'The nights were the worst'

World War I pilot Lieutenant Lyell Keith Swann as a young man in 1918. Picture: The Swann Diaries by Eldon RG Bryant IN the school library of Adelaide's Prince Alfred College can be found some of the state's most treasured WWI documents.

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1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

Royals to give sick kids 'happy memories'

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's visit to Bear Cottage children's hospice is all about "creating happy memories" for sick kids and their families, the centre's head nurse says.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Choc'n'roll: Your guide to Easter

HOTTEST royal, sweetest egg, freshest seafood - it's the Easter long weekend and here's our ultimate guide to what's hot in Brisbane.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Food, Seafood, Australia, World News, Recipes, Fruits

Canberra Times

Burnt torso: science, police work paints picture of victim

Detectives are relying on medical science to identify a man whose burnt, dismembered torso was found on the side of a rural Queensland last year.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Australia, World News, Quinine (generic), Quinamm, Quiphile, Medicine, Oceania

Sydney Morning Herald

Meriton founder ponders $3b offer

Australians "would be silly to be afraid of the Chinese": Harry Triguboff says Chinese investment should be welcomed.

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New Scientist

Future Nokia phones could send quantum-coded texts

Quantum cryptography could be the star feature of your next cellphone. The first pocket-sized quantum encryption device has been created in collaboration with the Finnish phone-maker Nokia, and could let you send completely secure messages although you will need to plug it into a quantum phone booth to do so.

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Related Topix: Cryptography, Science, Computer Science, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Australia, World News,

Townsville Bulletin

Turban charged helmet row

Veerpal Kaur and Bhupinder Singh Channa, who has been charged for riding a motorbike without a helmet.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Natural Disasters, Flood, Oceania

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SBWire

Chocolate Strings Sweeten Their Repertoire with Upcoming Single Dropping in April 2014

A mini orchestra of reggae, soul, dub and afrobeat, Chocolate Strings of Brisbane, Australia, are one of the most hard-working bands in the area, with scads of festival performances and a few quality recordings under their belts.

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NEWS.com.au

Court rejects acrobat's appeal

QUEENSLAND'S highest court has rejected an appeal by a circus acrobat who was convicted and jailed for almost a decade for knowingly infecting his girlfriend with the HIV virus via unprotected sex.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Australia readies for royal visit

THEY'LL see the beach, the bush, Uluru and Taronga Zoo but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - aka Prince William and Kate - are in for anything but an average tourist experience when they touch down in Sydney on Wednesday.

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NEWS.com.au

Is this guy the grubbiest dad in Australia?

A SECRET 'club' of Queensland health workers would gather in a hospital workshop and celebrate how much they had stolen from taxpayers.

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Mental Help Net

Video-Based Info Increases Men's Skin Health Awareness

Exposure to video-based education increases men's skin awareness and attendance at whole-body clinical skin examinations , according to a study published in the April issue of JAMA Dermatology .

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NEWS.com.au

Garrett was told of batts hazards

QUEENSLAND stands to lose about 30,000 jobs between now and 2017 because of the collapse of the auto manufacturing industry.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Brisbane Targets China/Hong Kong Hotel Investors

An active approach to attracting hotel investment has reaped rewards for Brisbane with more than 500 additional hotel rooms either available or coming on line this year, but many more are needed.

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Sydney Morning Herald

NSW have answer with Bird from bush

It's who plays five-eighth - or defends against Sam Thaiday - that will be fundamental to the Blues' success in this year's series.

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Switched

Adorable Cat Greets Its Owner Like A Dog

Still, there's something to be said about this adorably goofy cat racing down the stairs to see her owner.

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ABC News

The tradition continues as Sydney braces for another Royal Tour

Their Royal Highnesses William, Kate and baby George will continue a long tradition of royal visits to Sydney when they arrive on Wednesday.

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BellaOnline

Aussie Festivals Queensland

Aussies are known the world over for their jovial disposition and ability to get up to mischief without too much difficulty.

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The Olympian

Review: George Strait walks away with style at the Tacoma Dome

When Brisbane, Australia native Phamie Seils found out that George Strait was serious about this tour being his last, she knew she had to make it to America for at least one show of his Cowboy Rides Away tour.

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Mail & Guardian

Lwazi Mvovo seals win for Sharks with solo try

The Coastal Sharks won a fierce South African derby to stay top of the Super 15 as Australia's resurgent Western Force won their fifth straight match this weekend.

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