I hear people say that people who receive Centrelink are lazy. Hello, I want to work! | Madeleine Rose

Applying for casual jobs is not an easy process anymore, writes Madeleine Rose. Every employer seems to want at least two years’ experience

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 11:30am
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Franka Potente: How we made Run Lola Run

‘I had to sprint across Berlin in a pair of Dr Marten boots – and I was smoking two packs a day back then’

I was in New York shooting a couple of films when I got this script called Lola Rennt (Lola Runs). I read it and thought: “This is cool – but kind of weird, too.” I flew back to Berlin, met the writer-director Tom Tykwer, and realised the energy I had felt on the page came from him.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 10:31am
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Macron tells Idris Elba he will invite young Africans to summit, not leaders

French president vows to overhaul France-Africa event to help mobilise Africa’s young people

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has pledged to invite young Africans rather than their political leaders to a key France-Africa summit in a video call with the actor Idris Elba.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 9:35am
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Canada considers adding Proud Boys to terrorist list alongside Isis and al-Qaida

Public safety minister says group, founded by a Canadian, is ‘hateful and dangerous’, citing their role in the US Capitol attack

Canadian officials are considering designating the far-right Proud Boys as a terrorist organization alongside groups like Boko Haram, Isis and al-Qaida, following their role in the mob attack on the US Capitol last week.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 12:23pm
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Dutch officials seize ham sandwiches from British drivers

Personal imports of meat and dairy products banned from EU since Brexit transition ended

Dutch TV news has aired footage of customs officers confiscating ham sandwiches from drivers arriving by ferry from the UK under post-Brexit rules banning personal imports of meat and dairy products into the EU.

Officials wearing high-visibility jackets are shown explaining to startled car and lorry drivers at the Hook of Holland ferry terminal that since Brexit, “you are no longer allowed to bring certain foods to Europe, like meat, fruit, vegetables, fish, that kind of stuff.”

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 11:08am
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Turkish televangelist sentenced to 1,075 years for sex crimes

Adnan Oktar was detained in 2018 along with more than 200 other suspects in his group

A Turkish court has sentenced a Muslim televangelist who surrounded himself with scantily clad women he called “kittens” to more than 1,000 years in jail for sex crimes.

Adnan Oktar preached creationism and conservative values while women in revealing outfits – many of whom appeared to have had plastic surgery – danced around him to upbeat music in the TV studio.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 11:25am
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Reading attacker Khairi Saadallah given whole-life prison sentence

Saadallah sentenced at Old Bailey, having pleaded guilty to three murders and three attempted murders

The man who murdered three people within a minute in a Reading park was driven by terrorism and has been sentenced to spend his whole life in jail.

Khairi Saadallah, 26, carried out the attacks on 20 June last year during which he shouted “Allahu Akbar”.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 10:33am
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Trump impeachment: Democrats formally charge president with inciting insurrection

  • Trump set to become the first president to be impeached twice
  • Pelosi: Trump a ‘deranged, unhinged, dangerous president’

Donald Trump is set to become the first US president to be impeached twice, after Democrats in the House of Representatives formally charged him with one count of “incitement of insurrection”, over the Capitol Hill riot.

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Monday, January 11, 2021 - 12:19pm
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