Top private school’s attempt to climb out of the legal trenches and start to heal

For a few years now, the principal of Melbourne’s Xavier College, William Doherty, has wanted to do something meaningful beyond apologising to students whose lives have been irreparably damaged by sexual abuse perpetrated at the school in the past. But with the involvement of lawyers, insurers and religious orders desperate to minimise damage and bad publicity, Xavier had, at times,

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Laurel Hubbard becomes first transgender weightlifter to compete at Olympics after overcoming career-threatening injury

THE DECISION to allow transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to compete at the Olympics has sparked controversy ahead of the Tokoyo Games. Kiwi officials selected the New Zealander for the women's weightlifting team after recent modifications to qualifying requirements. The 43-year-old, who many thought her career was over in 2018 after she sustained a horrific injury to her elbow, previously competed

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Ex-head of Amazon UK applies to head up NHS as service face patient backlog

THE former head of Amazon UK, Douglas Gurr, has applied to head up the NHS, according to reports. The British businessman, who has net worth of more than £1million, would replace Lord Stevens of Birmingham who leaves the role next month. According to the The Times, Gurr was interviewed by Treasury officials last week, which involved a number of evaluations

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Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder: Trilogy fight could be postponed until October after ‘COVID-19 outbreak’

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder’s upcoming fight could be postponed until October after a reported COVID-19 outbreak in the British boxer’s camp. The trilogy fight for Fury‘s WBC heavyweight championship was set to take place on 24 July in Las Vegas but reports in the United States said the fight would be delayed after a coronavirus outbreak in Fury’s team.

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