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Thousands gather for Invasion Day rallies across Australia - video

32 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

People in major cities across Australia have gathered outside to attend Invasion Day rallies. The 26 January public holiday marks the date the British fleet sailed into Sydney...
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St Ives has been named one of the world's most wishlisted holiday hotspots

St Ives has been named one of the world's most wishlisted holiday hotspots

48 minutes ago   |   The Mirror

St Ives in Cornwall has been named one of the world's top emerging destinations according to TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice awards for 2021
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Asian Stocks Down, Questions Remain on Timing and Size of U.S. Stimulus

1 hour ago   |   FXCM

By Gina Lee By Gina Lee Investing.com - Asia Pacific stocks were down on Tuesday morning, with a possible delay in passing U.S. stimulus measures leading to a choppy U.S...
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AUD/USD struggles to hold 0.7700 amid risks recovery, off in Australia

5 hours ago   |   FXCM

AUD/USD snaps two-day losing streak, while extending bounce off one-week low, despite recently easing from intraday top. Vaccine news battles uncertainty over the US stimulus...
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Hotel quarantine plans 'will stop holidays abroad for a year,' experts warn

Hotel quarantine plans 'will stop holidays abroad for a year,' experts warn

8 hours ago   |   The Mirror

A travel expert warned a hotel quarantine rule could seal off the UK 'like Australia' as Heathrow Airport said the measures would be 'effectively closure of the UK borders'
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AUD/USD steadies near 0.7700, looks to post modest daily losses

11 hours ago   |   FXCM

AUD/USD lost its traction during the American session. US Dollar Index is posting small daily gains above 90.30. Wall Street's main indexes trade mixed on Monday. The AUD/USD...
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The Project's Steve Price fires up during debate over ongoing calls to change date of Australia Day

The Project's Steve Price fires up during debate over ongoing calls to change date of Australia Day

18 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The controversial topic traditionally dominates headlines and sparks division among Australians in the first weeks of every calendar year leading up to the national public holiday/
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Why you should swap the office at home for a workation in Antigua

Why you should swap the office at home for a workation in Antigua

1 day ago   |   Metro

Why work from home when you can work from holiday? (Picture: Metro.co.uk/ Alamy Stock Photo/ Getty Images) If there's one joy to come out of the new world of remote working...
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Communications Minister Paul Fletcher slams ABC for referring to Australia Day as 'Invasion Day'

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher slams ABC for referring to Australia Day as 'Invasion Day'

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher has slammed the ABC for interchangeably describing Australia Day as 'Invasion Day' in a public holiday events guide for January 26.
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ABC refers to January 26 as 'Invasion Day' alongside 'Australia Day' in divisive article

ABC refers to January 26 as 'Invasion Day' alongside 'Australia Day' in divisive article

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

In an article published on Sunday, two days before the public holiday, the national broadcaster used both terms interchangeably to discuss events and celebrations across Australia.
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Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman won't run for reelection in 2022, says it's become...

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