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  1. The European Union's top court rules Britain can change its mind over Brexit, amid reports Prime Minister Theresa May is set to postpone a crucial Parliamentary vote that will decide the deal's fate.

  2. Ad executive and Labor strategist Dee Madigan is deemed in contempt of Queensland Parliament for using parliamentary video in a tweet that ridiculed LNP MP Jarrod Bleijie, but says she's still not deleting the tweet.

  3. Despite facing Christmas in hospital after being mauled by a reef shark off the Arnhem Land coast, 17-year-old spearfisher Sean Whitcombe says he won't be put off getting back in the water.

  4. Grace Millane's accused killer makes a brief appearance at the Auckland District Court as Jacinda Ardern holds back tears during her apology on behalf of her nation.

  5. Australia is rapidly edging towards the sharpest downturn in property prices since the last recession. And new data reveals some neighbourhoods are feeling the pain much more than others.

  6. Grey nomadism is considered a reward from a lifetime of hard work but the future of wandering looks less sustainable and may happen earlier in life out of necessity, not escape.
  7. An inquest is launched into the death of a South African woman who died when she fell down a Cape Town cliff while reportedly jumping to pose for a photo.

  8. Melbourne's Parliament Station has the longest escalator south of the equator, but it's causing some concern for Metro Trains which has initiated a campaign to warn people of safety risks.

  9. A NSW man playing the video game Fortnite is charged with assaulting his partner after the incident was watched by other gamers during a livestream.

  10. After years spent tightening the migration program, the Government is now encouraging semi-skilled migrants to move to Australia's regions.

  11. Australia pushes India to the edge on day five at the Adelaide Oval, but ultimately loses by just 31 runs after an admirable batting display by its tail-enders.

  12. Seven ambulances and two helicopters rushed to the scene of an accident involving a ute, a four-wheel-drive and a minibus carrying foreign visitors on Western Australia's Indian Ocean Drive.

  13. It's 8:30 on Sunday night and I'm standing up the back of Danielle Bregoli's all-ages Sydney gig with a bunch of other awkward parents. And my daughter's just been taken to first aid, writes Emma Jane.
  14. On this day, 52 years ago, a tragic helicopter crash at Circular Quay in Sydney's CBD killed three people. The accident was witnessed by many and widely reported, creating intense pressure for something to be done to improve safety in the skies.

  15. A $4.4 billion contract to build new trains for Queensland was flawed and illegal "from day one" and the problems were known "when the contract was signed", an inquiry finds.

  16. While India celebrates a breakthrough Test win Down Under, the time for reflection for Australia is short and crucial — but what options are available for the team, and which should it take?
  17. Niue takes one of Sweden's biggest internet organisations to court, claiming millions of dollars' worth of revenue was lost because its internet domain name was taken over without consent.

  18. The millennials versus baby boomers battle is nothing new. But is the discussion masking deeper issues?

  19. An Indian man in custody since March accused of smuggling a group of fake journalists into Australia has had all charges dropped and is being released, but still faces deportation.

  20. The pilot killed in the crash in Tasmania's south-west wilderness has been identified as Nikita Walker, who had moved from Queensland to pursue her love of flying.

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