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Rebel Wilson wins $4.56m damages from Bauer in record libel settlement

The Australian actor is awarded huge sum, plus interest and costs, at the supreme court in Melbourne The Australian actor Rebel Wilson has been awarded more than $4.5m in damages, plus interest and court costs, in her libel case against Bauer Media. Wilson said the decision brought to an end […]

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‘Hold my avocado’: can you pick the real millennial catchphrases? – quiz

Time magazine has been mocked for suggesting that the phrase hold my avocado is the new viral millennial hashtag. Can you sort fact from fiction? Time magazine has been laughed at on Twitter for suggesting that the phrase hold my avocado ismillennials dont seem to agree. So, can you tell […]

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Pakistani Taliban starts magazine for would-be female jihadists

Editorial urges women to invite like-minded sisters to secret gatherings and to learn how to use weapons and grenades The Pakistani Taliban have published the first edition of a magazine aimed at convincing women to join them and practise jihad. The inaugural front cover of Sunnat-i-Khaula which translates as The […]

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Pearson to axe 3,000 jobs after slump at main US business

Cost-cutting move aims to save educational publisher about 300m a year with 10% cut in global staff after biggest loss in history in 2016 Pearson is to cut 3,000 jobs as the embattled company looks to slash costs after a slump at its US higher education business. The worlds largest […]

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‘Its a tense environment’: Media braced for further hostility fueled by Trump

Recent concessions by CNN and the New York Times have emboldened opponents of the press and theyre taking their lead from the president Legal experts are warning of a chilling effect on the media after a series of apparent climbdowns by leading news organisations have increasingly emboldened opponents of the […]

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How rightwing media saw Comey’s testimony as a win for Trump

In liberal media, Comey delivered a telling blow to the president but among conservatives, the FBI directors testimony merely vindicated Trumps story The fallout from James Comeys testimony to the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday is a perfect illustration of the nature of the bubbles we aim in this column […]

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