Blood donations saved Jemma’s life, it’s the one medicine doctors can’t buy

Jemma Burns survived being run over by a truck thanks to the blood donations of others. Now, as the Red Cross Blood Service marks its 90th anniversary, it is planning to expand into other interesting and unusual areas.

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How the shack folk of Naval Base defied a huge development to preserve their pocket of paradise

The heavy industrial area of Kwinana is home to Perth’s only remaining beach shack community, but there are fears a new container port could destroy the simple lifestyle the locals have worked so hard to preserve.

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If you punish bees for mistakes, they’re even better at maths

We’ve been underrating the mathematical ability of honey bees, and it’s all due to how we train them.

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Letter from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office says U.S. Diplomat wife Anne Sacoolas “does not have diplomatic immunity”

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Strictly Wheelchair spreads the joy of dance

It’s a 73-year-old event, but for the first time, wheelchair dancers have taken to the stage at the Mackay Eisteddfod in north Queensland, to the audience’s delight.

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They face rising feed costs and hours of travel, but these outback kids still count the days until the next Pony Club rally

Every month, 10-year-old outback twins Milly and Poppy Bell travel over five hours to attend their nearest Pony Club, an interstate rite of passage their mother made when she was a young girl.

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They face rising feed costs and hours of travel, but these outback kids still count the days until the next Pony Club rally

Every month, 10-year-old outback twins Milly and Poppy Bell travel over five hours to attend their nearest Pony Club, an interstate rite of passage their mother made when she was a young girl.

         October 12, 2019 at 10:24PM https://ift.tt/2MA4WtN