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Australia running out of WATER: Cities could face devastating drought, warns expert

South African officials are currently planning for ‘Day Zero’ – when they will be forced to turn off the water supplying Cape Town and instead give residents rationed amounts.  According to city projections the crisis scenario, which will be triggered then the six-dam reservoir system drops to 13.5 percent of its overall capacity, could be just eight weeks away. Now experts have warned water-stressed Australian cities could be at risk if they face a similar drought to the South African region. Ian Wright, a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science at…

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Red alert issued as ‘DEADLY’ Cyclone Kelvin SMASHES Australia causing ‘threat to life’

The alert was issued at 6.44am (local time) and warned people in or near Bidyadanga to Sandfire including Bidyadanga to look for shelter immediately. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) said there was a threat to lives and homes, and people were in danger and needed to act immediately. A yellow alert remained in place for people between Broome and Pardoo Roadhouse. The category two cyclone was crossing the far west Kimberley coast near Anna Plains, moving east at 9km/h. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) upgraded the cyclone…

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Sport 

Winter Olympics 2018: Curling – How many ends are there? Where do stones come from?

Great Britain has got off to a flying start in its Curling championships, beating its opponents in both the men’s and women’s first games at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The women’s team impressed with a decisive 10-3 win over the Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR) at the Gangneung Ice Arena while in the men’s Curling, Kyle Smith took his team from a nail-biting 5-5 tie to victory with a sudden-death shot in extra time. How many ends are there in Olympic curling? Originating in the 16th century in Scotland,…

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UFC 221 Live Stream: Watch Romero vs Rockhold online

In the early hours of Sunday morning, the UFC will hold its second pay-per-view event of the year. The promotion’s 221st PPV card will take place at the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia. Headlining the show is an interim middleweight title fight between the division’s former ruler Luke Rockhold and Olympian Yoel Romero. Undisputed middleweight champion Robert Whittaker was supposed to defend his belt against Rockhold but was forced out of his first title defence due to injury. UFC 221’s co-main event of the evening features a heavyweight bout between the heavy-handed Mark Hunt…

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Perth International leaderboard LIVE: Lee Westwood eyes World Super Six glory

The first two rounds will run as normal, which will see the 156-player field reduced to 65 at the cut. After that, there will be a matchplay style event on Sunday. Former Masters champion Danny Willett and Lee Westwood are among the English contingent competing. Westwood heads to Australia after finishing in a tie for 11th at the Maybank Championship. And he is relishing the unique format that awaits him in Perth. He said: “I do well at stroke play and match play, so it’s nice to see somebody use…

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Roger Federer insider opens up on ‘first date’ with legendary player

Federer’s coach Ivan Ljubicic invited Italian world No 79 Fabbiano to train with them ahead of the Australian Open. The 28-year-old flew to Dubai to act as the eight-time Wimbledon champion’s hitting partner and he was pleased with the way he performed on-court – despite some serious nerves. “I only know that that first afternoon in Dubai I arrived well in advance and that I was tense as on a first date,” Fabbiano said. “But after that early afternoon in Dubai he and his team must have thought that they…

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Eclipse 2018: Super Blood Blue Moon rises over Australia in stunning pictures

Pictures of Melbourne show a glowing moon as it gradually becomes engulfed by the Earth’s shadow. Meanwhile, other pictures from over Victoria show a brilliant orange and red moon as the blood moon becomes clearer. Sydneysiders were left disappointed as clouds were quick to cover the rare phenomenon. Adelaide also had clouds but several locals from the South Australian city were still able to photograph the stunning lunar trifecta. The Super Blue Blood Moon appeared more yellow over Western Australia as it rose over Perth. The total lunar eclipse, super…

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Technology 

Shots of the super blue blood moon worth waking up early for – CNET

Blushing blue moon Lady Liberty un-phased by super blue blood moon Singapore supermoon Super Blue Blood Moon down under Gone fishing for supermoon shots Supermoon comes in for a dome-bump in the UK Scandinavian supermoon Elk, dunes and blood moon Behind the scenes There will be blood Birds watching Partly cloudy with a chance of supermoon The world experienced the rare phenomenon of a so-called blue blood supermoon on Jan. 31. At least, those of us who were willing to wake up early did, that is.  If you slept in,…

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Entertainment 

Lionel Richie announces MAJOR UK tour in June: Dates and information

The legendary singer aims to touch the parts of the nation he’s never touched before with his smooth soul and pop. Richie will return to the UK in 2018, exploring parts of the UK he’s never visited before in a series of outdoor concerts at famous gardens and palaces across the land.  The dates are part of a summer tour which will be visiting iconic venues across the country in areas such as Northampton, Perth, London, Lincoln, Shrewsbury, Leigh, Carlisle, Scarborough, Chesterfield, Hove and North Norfolk.  Get ready to dance…

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Sport 

Australia v England: fifth one-day international – live!

10th over: Australia 63-1 (Head 15, Stoinis 28) Target 260 Curran is going full and mid on and mid off are up, Morgan offering Stoinis out; will he take on the challenge and go over the top? He really doesn’t need to, because Australia have plenty of time, and he has plenty of time to nurdle a nice match-definer which keeps him up the order. 9th over: Australia 59-1 (Head 12, Stoinis 27) Target 260 Moeen into the attack and immediately Stoinis runs him down for two, then properly sees…

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