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	Melbourne Christmas terror plot Muslims appear in court

Melbourne Christmas terror plot Muslims appear in court

Four men charged with plotting to bomb Melbourne landmarks on Christmas Day allegedly tried to go to Syria before working on an Islamic State-inspired attack on home soil (raids from last year pictured).

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Police suspect men accused of Christmas Day terror attack tested bombs, court hears

Police suspect four men charged with planning a Christmas Day terror attack on Melbourne landmarks tested improvised explosive devices at a remote site, a court has heard.

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	Mother kept three-year-old daughter in bed for 11 days

Mother kept three-year-old daughter in bed for 11 days

Georgia Fieldsend collapsed on a beach in Sharm-el-Sheikh on Christmas Day, while on a last-minute getaway with her parents and brother Joshua, two.

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Lawyers told to focus in case against alleged Melbourne Christmas terror gang

A magistrate has warned lawyers not to take a "scatter-gun approach" to the criminal case against four men charged over an alleged Christmas Day terror plot in Melbourne's CBD.

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Former Bondi cafe owner Darren Mohr refused bail over Christmas Day cocaine bust

A former Bondi cafe owner charged in connection with Australia's largest cocaine seizure - which allegedly involved rendezvous with a Chilean "mothership" - has been refused bail.

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Fadi Fawaz 'will be kicked out of George Michael'shome'

The Australian photographer, who found the singer dead on Christmas Day, will be served notice by George's family so they can sell it, sources claimed.

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	Fadi Fawaz set to pocket £1million for tell-all book

Fadi Fawaz set to pocket £1million for tell-all book

Fadi Fawaz was the last person with singer George Michael, finding him dead at his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day last year, and could be offered a huge sum for a tell-all book.

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On Christmas Day, at age 59, Kim Ross discovered she was adopted

Family skeletons have started walking out of closets en masse thanks to technology changes that have helped people discover their true identities.

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Private funeral held for singer George Michael in London

Private funeral held for singer George Michael in London

Best-selling British singer George Michael is buried in London in a private funeral some three months after his death on Christmas Day, his publicist says.

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	Fadi Fawaz has been frozen out of George Michael

Fadi Fawaz has been frozen out of George Michael's funeral

Mr Fawaz, 43, who found Michael, his partner of five years, dead at his rural Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day, said that the plans around the funeral were being kept 'quiet' from him.

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Queensland Rail: Authorities working to ensure no Christmas Day meltdown for Easter

Queensland Rail is working to prevent a Christmas Day-style meltdown at our next religious-themed holiday break - Easter.

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George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz on cause of death

The 53-year-old Wham! singer was found dead at his home in Goring-on-Thames on Christmas Day, prompting a huge outpouring of grief from fans around the world.

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	George Michael boyfriend reacts to natural causes finding

George Michael boyfriend reacts to natural causes finding

The 53-year-old Wham! singer was found dead at his home in Goring-on-Thames on Christmas Day, prompting a huge outpouring of grief from fans around the world.

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	George Michael died of natural causes, coroner says

George Michael died of natural causes, coroner says

The 53-year-old Wham! singer was found dead at his home in Goring-on-Thames on Christmas Day, prompting a huge outpouring of grief from fans around the world.

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George Michael's boyfriend hits back at critics on Twitter

Mr Fawaz, 40, who had a five year relationship with Michael and found him dead Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day, said that people who had been criticising him would be 'apologising very soon.'

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	George Michael may not be buried until March

George Michael may not be buried until March

Sources said there is a delay over toxicology reports on the 53-year-old, meaning his funeral could happen at least 13 weeks after his death at home in Goring, Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day.

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Fadi Fawaz's 999 call as he tried to wake George Michael

Fadi Fawaz's desperate call to 999 handlers has been leaked after he realised his popstar lover was dead on Christmas Day. George Michael was found in his house in Goring last year.

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	Connecticut Christmas day fire dad Matthew Badger dies

Connecticut Christmas day fire dad Matthew Badger dies

Matthew Badger, the father who lost his three daughters Lily, Sarah and Grace in a tragic house fire in Connecticuton Christmas Day in 2011, has passed away aged 51.

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	Police hunt for man who assaulted a pregnant woman

Police hunt for man who assaulted a pregnant woman

Melbourne police are hunting for a man who allegedly assaulted a pregnant woman on Christmas Day in the city's west.

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	Hunt for pervert who indecently assaulted a teenage girl

Hunt for pervert who indecently assaulted a teenage girl

Police searching for a man who sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl on a bench on Sydney's Oxford Street on Christmas Day have released footage of a man they want to speak to aboutthe attack.

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George Michael's body STILL not released for funeral

Michael died aged 53 at his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day, but an inquest has yet to be opened, with police awaiting toxicology results to see if his death was drug-related.

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Barnaby Joyce slams 'miserable' Australia Day criticism

The calls were slammed by deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce - who said he's sick of 'miserable' people trying to make people feel 'guilty' about days like January 26 and Christmas Day.

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George Michael 'was hooked on sex drug'

Escort Paul Stag said he feared Liquid G, also known as chems and GHB, was in George's system when he died aged 53 at his home in Goring, Oxfordshire on Christmas Day.

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Waikiki 'Bad Santas' ruin Rockingam resident's Christmas

A Rockingham resident's Christmas was ruined by two callous thieves, who made away with a car packed with presents in the early hours of Christmas Day, police claim.

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	Wigan girl in coma after Ecstasy overdose

Wigan girl in coma after Ecstasy overdose

Essex student Leah Betts, died in 1995, four days after taking the deadly class A drug Ecstasy at her 18th birthday party.Leah Robinson collapsed after taking the drug on Christmas Day 2016.

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George Michael's cousin links death to drugs and alcohol

Andros Georgiou insisted the 53-year-old - who died at his home in Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day - had not taken cocaine but had been 'dragged back to the dark side' while trying to 'lead a normal life again'.

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	Andros Georgiou believes George Michael died accidentally

Andros Georgiou believes George Michael died accidentally

Andros Georgiou insisted the 53-year-old - who died at his home in Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day - had not taken cocaine but had been 'dragged back to the dark side' while trying to 'lead a normal life again'.

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George Michael 'tried to end relationship with boyfriend Fadi Fawaz'

The Wham! star, who died at his home in Goring, Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day, aged 53, reportedly told Mr Fawaz not to come back in a bid to break up with him for good.

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Josiah Sisson funeral: Family farewells son, brother lost on Christmas Day

His life lasted just nine years, but those who gathered for Josiah Sisson's funeral on Saturday found comfort in their belief he will live forever in heaven.

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	Josiah Sisson laid to rest just in service in Brisbane

Josiah Sisson laid to rest just in service in Brisbane

Jossiah Sisson, the young boy who was hit and killed by a drunk driver on Christmas Day in Brisbane, has been farewelled by family and friends in a moving funeral (pictured).

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	Was George Michael killed by a drugs overdose? Detectives question his lover Fadi Fawaz

Was George Michael killed by a drugs overdose? Detectives question his lover Fadi Fawaz

George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz has been interviewed by policeinvestigating the pop star's death in Oxfordshire on Christmas Day.

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	Major crime squad takes over inquiry into George Michael’s death - as it

Major crime squad takes over inquiry into George Michael’s death - as it's revealed police have questioned his lover Fadi Fawaz 

George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz has been interviewed by policeinvestigating the pop star's death in Oxfordshire on Christmas Day.

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	George Michael’s lover Fadi Fawaz questioned as police piece together final hours

George Michael’s lover Fadi Fawaz questioned as police piece together final hours

George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz has been interviewed by policeinvestigating the pop star's death in Oxfordshire on Christmas Day.

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	George Michael’s family haunted by suicides of his uncle and grandfather before his death

George Michael’s family haunted by suicides of his uncle and grandfather before his death

George Michael (pictured with his parents), who was found dead at his Oxfordshire home on Christmas Day, is said to have been 'haunted' by a history of suicide in his family.

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Christmas Day train cuts due to QR expecting drivers to work overtime: Minister

Christmas Day train cuts due to QR expecting drivers to work overtime: Minister

Bad planning by Queensland Rail rostering managers who expected too many crews to work on rostered days off is to blame for the Christmas Day cancellation of 235 train services, Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe says.

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QR says Christmas stuff-up was caused by 'rostering, sick days, driver shortage'

The cancellation of about one-third of train services on Christmas Day was due to a mixture of rostering practices, late notification of sick days and driver shortage.

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	Supermarket giant Aldi accused of racially vilifying Americans in Christmas ad

Supermarket giant Aldi accused of racially vilifying Americans in Christmas ad

European supermarket giant Aldi has been accused of racially vilifying American people in a Christmas TV ad, which shows an American family attending a Christmas Day lunch in Australia.

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Pool safety: Parents urged to check safety barriers to prevent pool drownings

As most of Melbourne sweated through the hottest Christmas Day in 18 years, Anna and Peter Tesoriero and their children were frolicking in the family's new swimming pool in their backyard.

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	Police rule out murder after British couple were found hanged in Cambodia with their hands and feet bound together after marrying on Christmas Day

Police rule out murder after British couple were found hanged in Cambodia with their hands and feet bound together after marrying on Christmas Day

The couple have been named as Robert Wells, 36, from Sunderland, and his wife Imogen Goldie, 28, from Camberwell,south London.

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George Michael's boyfriend Fadi Fawaz is accused of being 'a leech' by friends

Friends of the Wham! star claim Fadi and Michael had already been 'estranged' for 18 months when the hairdresser found him dead at home in Goring-on-Thames on Christmas Day.

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	So what DID happen the night George Michael died?

So what DID happen the night George Michael died?

The mystery surrounding George Michael's last moments has deepened over recent days following his death on Christmas Day. Here we examine the questions still surrounding the singer's death.

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	Mum warns about inflatable air loungers after daughter nearly drowns in pool

Mum warns about inflatable air loungers after daughter nearly drowns in pool

A Melbourne mum has warned others about a popular summer water accessory, air loungers, after her daughter nearly drowned using one in their family pool on Christmas Day.

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	Mum warns about using inflatable air loungers after daughter nearly drowns suffocates in pool

Mum warns about using inflatable air loungers after daughter nearly drowns suffocates in pool

A Melbourne mum has warned others about a popular summer water accessory, air loungers, after her daughter nearly drowned using one in their family pool on Christmas Day.

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Queen misses second church service due to heavy cold

Queen misses second church service due to heavy cold

The Queen misses a New Year's Day church service due to a heavy cold, Buckingham Palace says, a week after the 90-year-old monarch missed a Christmas Day service for the first time in decades.

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George Michael's lover Fadi Fawaz says he tried to kill himself many times

George Michael was found dead on Christmas Day at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Fadi Fawaz tweeted a series of messages saying the singer wanted to die

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Queen Elizabeth misses church again due to heavy cold

Queen Elizabeth will miss a New Year's Day church service on Sunday due to a heavy cold, Buckingham Palace said, a week after the 90-year-old monarch missed a Christmas Day service for the first time in decades.

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'The only thing George Michael wanted to do was DIE': Lover Fadi Fawaz says singer had tried to kill himself many times - and insists they were together 24/7 at the end

George Michael was found dead on Christmas Day at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Fadi Fawaz tweeted a series of messages saying the singer wanted to die

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Queensland Rail trains run smoothly on New Year's Eve

Meanwhile, trains ran relatively smoothly on New Year's Eve, despite concerns a repeat of the Christmas Day rostering bungle may be repeated.

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	Grimsby Staffordshire bull terrier owner strangled his pet to death on Christmas Day

Grimsby Staffordshire bull terrier owner strangled his pet to death on Christmas Day

John Green spent four days in hospital after the attack - but meanwhile two of his neighbours found Staffordshire bull terrier Rio dumped in a wheelie bin on his road in Grimsby, Lincolnshire.

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Police move in to prevent New Year's Eve strife in Melbourne

Police were out in force in Melbourne's CBD tonight to curb New Year's Eve trouble and show safety in numbers after the thwarted Christmas Day terror attacks.

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