• Newly released fight footage supports claim of self defence, Palfreeman says (ABC News)
  • Retirement income review a ‘stalking horse’: Labor vows to hold on to 12% super (SMH)
  • North Korea fires suspected submarine missile, days before US talks (ABC News)
  • ‘We’re a long way from it’: Putting the RBA’s full employment goal in perspective (SMH)
  • AustralianSuper tells Minerals Council its climate policy is ‘not strong enough’ (The Guardian)
  • Christopher Pyne’s lobbying of South Australian government labelled ‘offensive’ (The Guardian)
  • Banks lobbied against responsible lending laws before Frydenberg softened stance (The Guardian)
  • Home doctor service investigated over Medicare billing (ABC News)
  • Finance

  • ‘One quarter of the world’s pigs will be dead’: Sniffer dogs flown up urgently to protect Australia against African swine fever (ABC News)
  • ‘Completely unacceptable’: Trad sells Gabba investment property for undisclosed amount (ABC News)
  • Petrol prices in Sydney and Brisbane set to hit 11-year high before long weekend (The Guardian)
  • Who needs an office? The perks of working here, there and everywhere (SMH)
  • NAB sets aside extra $1.2bn to compensate victims of bad financial advice (The Guardian)
  • SunRice sheds more jobs after second lowest crop on record (ABC News)
  • Coles wants you to eat and shop at new ‘grocerant’ stores (SMH)
  • Don’t expect roadworks on the M1 Pacific Motorway to be over any time soon (ABC News)
  • Opinion

  • The UK Labour Party wants to abolish private schools — could we do that in Australia? (ABC News)
  • Attack of the clones: Australia’s reign by older white men is an offence on us all (The Guardian)
  • White supremacists on campus and the never-ending end of free speech (Overland)
  • Stay relaxed and comfortable, the government knows exactly where you are at all times always (The Guardian)
  • Call that a mortgage cut? In Denmark the banks are paying you to borrow, so why not here? (ABC News)
  • The Trump affair is now politically messy for Morrison on two levels (ABC News)
  • It infuriates progressives but Australians think our US relationship is more important than who is the president (The Guardian)
  • The black hole behind Morrison’s $100m funding splash leaves the west waiting (ABC News)
  • World

  • North Korea fires suspected submarine missile, days before US talks (ABC News)
  • Panmunjom tours in DMZ suspended to contain swine fever (ABC News)
  • HK rubber bullet blinds journalist in one eye (BBC News)
  • Dozens killed, scores missing after raids on Mali army camps (Al Jazeera English)
  • Man dies after eating fish caught near PNG nickel mine spill (ABC News)
  • Four dead, two missing after Taiwan bridge collapse (ABC News)
  • ‘My best friend’: Khashoggi fiance pays tribute year after murder (Al Jazeera English)
  • Man arrested for cutting electric scooter brakes (BBC News)
  • Climate

  • Climate protesters chained by the neck to fencing in Brisbane’s CBD (ABC News)
  • Climate protesters clash with motorists in Brisbane CBD (ABC News)
  • Scientific institutions and the challenges of climate change (The Conversation)
  • African evidence support Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis (Science Daily)
  • Sports

  • Champions League: Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona build-up (BBC Sport)
  • Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand 63-0 Canada – as it happened (The Guardian)
  • Best-laid plans need to be flexible as Rugby World Cup reaches crunch time (The Guardian)
  • Gary Kirsten right man to be England coach – Lance Klusener (BBC Sport)
  • Liverpool fined for fielding ineligible player in Carabao Cup (BBC Sport)
  • The Hundred: What is it? When is it? How will the draft work? (BBC Sport)
  • Healy plunders T20I world record with 148* (Cricinfo)
  • Danushka Gunathilaka ton helps SL set Pakistan 298 for victory (Cricinfo)

  • Further reading

  • It is time to recognise (Aeon)
  • My autism journey: how I learned to stop trying to fit in (Aeon)
  • Fazangjiang Temple in Shanghai, China (Atlas Obscura)
  • Happy Birthday to Cyberspace! (Jstor)
  • How the Ban on Medical Advertising Hurt Women Doctors (Jstor)
  • UPS has won approval to run the first drone delivery airline in the US (MIT Tech Review)
  • Lee Ufan’s Transformative Sculptures Are in Dialogue With the Spaces They Inhabit (Smithsonian)
  • How the Beatles Took Recording Technology to a New Level in ‘Abbey Road’ (Smithsonian)
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