Today’s Straya news cloud
  • ‘Uncharted territory’: Dozens of out of control bushfires burn across New South Wales and Queensland (SBS)
  • Indigenous Australians are struggling to fill in Centrelink forms, Ken Wyatt says (SBS)
  • ‘Never known it to be this bad’: floods kill one in UK after torrential rain (ABC)
  • Shorten’s total control of Labor airbrushed from history (SMH)
  • Josh Frydenberg would’ve been elected without ‘misleading’ Chinese signs, judge says (SBS)
  • Chris Kenny added to group working on Indigenous voice to parliament (The Guardian)
  • Finance

  • ‘I felt dirty’: Worker wins sexual harassment claim against high-end Adelaide supermarket (ABC)
  • Big boots to fill as private equity sizes up RM Williams (SMH)
  • ASX to rise despite reports of US-China trade deal being delayed (ABC)
  • Markets Live: Risk appetite wobbles as trade doubts resurface (SMH)
  • After several false dawns, Perth’s housing market may finally be on the cusp of a recovery (ABC)
  • How the Lego billionaires lost $217 million in a day (SMH)
  • Opinion

  • ‘Labor heartland’ is a mirage, not a destination — so it’s probably time to find a new roadmap (ABC)
  • The long road to a republic (Inside Story)
  • ‘For three months I lived and breathed pill-testing research’ (SMH)
  • It’s time! The ALP are doing some soul-searching to figure out how they so completely screwed up | First Dog on the Moon (The Guardian)
  • When the wall came down (Pursuit)
  • “As someone born Labor” (The Monthly)
  • World

  • ‘Never known it to be this bad’: floods kill one in UK after torrential rain (ABC)
  • How war has changed since 1989 (Deutsche Welle)
  • Dissident artists who raged against the Berlin Wall (France 24)
  • Turkey vows to send home foreign IS group jihadists starting Monday (France 24)
  • Bloomberg to BBC: ‘I’d like to make a difference’ (BBC News)
  • EU finance ministers call for end to fossil fuel funding (Deutsche Welle)
  • Climate

  • Saudi Aramco’s $1.5 trillion IPO flies in the face of climate reality (The Conversation)
  • Thoughts on the Lib Dem, Green and Plaid Cymru remain election pact | Letters (The Guardian)
  • Shell to enter Australian electricity market as ERM shareholders agree to sell (Renew Economy)
  • VW rolls first electric ID.3 off new production line, looks to global domination (Renew Economy)
  • Sport

  • Sports quiz of the week: comebacks, knockouts and cock-ups (The Guardian)
  • Richardson, Starc and Abbott blow Pakistan away on rapid Perth pitch (Cricinfo)
  • ‘I’ve left myself in this situation’ – Marcus Harris (Cricinfo)
  • Euro 2021 qualifying: Albania v Scotland – Can Kerr’s side keep up 100% record? (BBC Sport)
  • Further reading

  • Do you think science… (Aeon)
  • The smart move: we learn more by trusting than by not trusting (Aeon)
  • New Emoji Are So Boring—but They Don’t Have to Be (Wired)
  • How WWII Service Members Helped Shape the Smithsonian’s New Fossil Hall (Smithsonian)
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