The man with a vision for a floating Olympics (and why it’s not as strange as it sounds)

The ‘blue economy’ is opening up an ocean of opportunity. We have floating wind farms and hotels — Russia even has a nuclear facility at sea. Could the Olympics be next? And what are the risks?

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Two Giuliani associates tied to Trump Ukraine scandal arrested on campaign finance charges

Two foreign-born Florida businessmen are arrested at an airport outside Washington, carrying one-way tickets to Vienna, on suspicion of conspiring to funnel foreign money to US political candidates.

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The radical climate solution no-one really wants

Australia’s climate policy keeps an uneasy status quo as politicians consider compromises, writes Michelle Grattan.

         October 10, 2019 at 11:15PM https://ift.tt/2pYJ7MJ

The radical climate solution no-one really wants

Australia’s climate policy keeps an uneasy status quo as politicians consider compromises, writes Michelle Grattan.

         October 10, 2019 at 11:15PM https://ift.tt/2pYJ7MJ

Signal failure sparks Sydney train meltdown, passengers report 70-minute delays

Chaos hits commuters travelling into the city on Friday morning as urgent repairs at Wynyard caused delays of more than an hour, in the latest calamity to hit the train network.

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Townsville breaks world record in high-vis for mental health

Thousands of Townsville locals gathered on Thursday afternoon to break the world record for ‘most people wearing high-visibility vests at a single venue’.

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Guess who? It’s the ABC News quiz

What do Sia, a skinned python, and an NRL grand final all have in common? They’re all in this week’s news quiz!

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