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Accessnews
02/01/2018
Unease over sale of Wanderers

While officials are not updating media throughout the process or providing any comment, a steady flow of leaks and exclusive stories provide updates on which potential buyers are in the running.

Coastba
02/01/2018
FACEBOOK COULD FACE PROBE

By Anthony Stavrinos FACEBOOK could face a probe by the US Government's all-powerful Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over breaches of privacy in its "emotion contagion" experiment. The US online privacy activist group the Electronic Privacy Information Centre (EPIC) has submitted a complaint to the FTC, demanding the watchdog investigate Facebook's misuse of user data.

Crikey
06/11/2010
Marr to Oldfield: "you're a disgusting human being..."

It seems former One Nation politician David Oldfield, suspended from shock jock duties at Sydney's 2UE for insensitive comments on asylum seekers, just can't help himself, taking yet another opportunity to cause offence on the issue during an appearance on Sky News' The Nation last week, which, despite the best attempts of Sky's political chief David Speers to tweet up interest, has largely passed unremarked.

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Neoskosmos
A Greek Australian woman's transition from the arts to the helm of a taxi empire

As art director for several major magazines, Roula Angel enjoyed a privileged place among Sydney's social set - so her career switch, into the blokey, rough and ready taxi industry, was destined to shock. Across the nation, the industry is in turmoil, with disruptive technologies making an aggressive entry into the point to point transport sector, led by global 'ride sharing' giant, Uber.

Midland Express
07/30/2008
Aussie killed in Greek holiday horror

An Australian has died and two compatriots have been injured after an apparent case of mistaken identity turned violent on the Greek party island of Mykonos. The incident occurred late on Monday night after the trio left a club at Paradise Beach at the popular tourist destination.

Collie Mail
07/30/2008
Man fights for life after brawl

AN AUSTRALIAN is fighting for his life and two compatriots have been injured after an apparent case of mistaken identity turned violent on the Greek party island of Mykonos. The incident occurred late on Monday night after the trio left a club at Paradise Beach at the popular tourist destination.

Neoskosmos
Sydney's Greek community in mourning

A colleague of child care worker Tina Kontozis, who was brutally bashed to death with a cricket bat by her ex-husband, warned he was capable of killing her. At Beachcomber Avenue on Sunday 24 April, police were confronted with the battered and lifeless body of Ms Kontozis while her son, Daniel, was taken to Sutherland Hospital with an injured arm and cut to the head.

Smh
Murder fears for missing gay man, 20

Vanished: Matt Leveson. A YOUNG gay man who vanished after partying at one of Sydney's trendiest inner-city dance clubs is feared murdered, his friends believe. Matt Leveson, 20, has not been seen since walking out of ARQ in Taylor Square, early on Sunday, September 23.

Smh
Priscilla seeks star's Stamp of approval

It began with a trickle of guests but quickly turned into a flood of glitter, stilettos and big hair, as the stage adaptation of iconic Australian film The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert was unveiled in Sydney. But with just a couple of words, one of the film's stars demonstrated the kind of pressure involved in making the transition.

Neoskosmos
Abbott: the forgotten Philhellene

Malcolm Turnbull's tumultuous elevation to prime minister may have come and gone, but one Greek Australian close to former PM Tony Abbott says the nation has lost not just a great man but a Philhellene. Kytherian-born Paul Dracakis has been a close confidant and friend of Mr Abbott for more than 20 years - as a fundraiser and loyal supporter in the Liberal Party machine.

Neoskosmos
Getting on with cancer

During his university days, the most remarkable person Harry Stamateris met was a fellow student he took a shine to, a woman named Poppy. They graduated in their respective physiotherapy and orthoptics studies and, after a brief engagement, were married in 1985. Today they run two childcare centres in south Sydney.

Smh
Lib candidate's job vanishes into thin air

Retrenched ... Caroline Beinke. Photo: Lee Besford A COMPANY with a contract to print federal election material for the Labor Party retrenched its marketing manager weeks after she was preselected by the Liberal Party to contest the seat of Kingsford Smith.

Neoskosmos
X-Factor's Andrew Lambrou wows the fans

If the number of screaming girls at his audition is any measure, X-Factor contestant Andrew Lambrou is destined for big things. "What an experience!! Your support means so much to me I can not thank all of you enough! Much love," Andrew, 17, from Sydney's inner south wrote on social media after his audition performance went to air this week.

Neoskosmos
Moraitis' winning ways

Businessman Nick Moraitis' horseracing love affair is coming to an end, with the owner of champion galloper Might and Power scaling back involvement to focus on business interests. Might and Power matched the achievements of Phar Lap - widely considered Australia's most successful racehorse - to also claim a trifecta of victories in premier races, the Caulfield Cup, the Melbourne Cup and the Cox Plate.

Neoskosmos
Nora's story | Neos Kosmos

Nora made a late entry to the trans and gender diverse community, her traumatic past culminating in a life of drugs and sex work.

Neoskosmos
Moraitis' winning ways

Businessman Nick Moraitis' horseracing love affair is coming to an end, with the owner of champion galloper Might and Power scaling back involvement to focus on business interests. Might and Power matched the achievements of Phar Lap - widely considered Australia's most successful racehorse - to also claim a trifecta of victories in premier races, the Caulfield Cup, the Melbourne Cup and the Cox Plate.

Neoskosmos
Varoufakis warns of bailout repercussions

Greece's former finance minister says the subversion of democracy in the country now involves banks rather than the tanks of the infamous 1967 military coup d'├ętat. He made the comments on ABC radio in his first interview since resigning, also describing the new bailout agreement as 'a new Versailles Treaty'.

Smh
Carleton dies on front line

Hard questions ... Richard Carleton inquires about the cause of the mine disaster, moments before he collapsed and died yesterday. TO HIS last breath, Richard Carleton was asking controversial questions. Minutes before his extraordinary televised death yesterday, the veteran reporter had arrived at a press conference outside the Beaconsfield goldmine in Tasmania's north, puffing and looking tired.

The Sydney Morning Herald
03/13/2009
Mykonos bouncer's TV plea

THE bouncer accused of murdering Australian Doujon Zammit has appeared on Greek television in an apparent pitch for sympathy.

Smh
Crowe, LaPaglia join forces to build super footy stadium

ANTHONY LaPaglia and Russell Crowe are planning to build an inner-city stadium for the football teams they love. The two wealthy Hollywood stars - one obsessed with soccer, the other rugby league - are negotiating a deal to build a stadium to house their respective football teams, Sydney FC and South Sydney.

Smh
Ferries seek solar salvation

Sunny future? .... an artist's impression of two proposed Sydney ferries. Hybrid-powered vessels are said to halve the environmental impact of noise, vibrations and fumes. SYDNEY Ferries is looking at solar-powered vessels in the upgrade of its ageing fleet.

Smh
Brave girls honour mum with success

ASHLEA and Jessica Pellow survived the car accident that killed their mother and embarked on a remarkable shared journey - life in a wheelchair. Seven years ago, the sisters - then aged 3 and 7 - were passengers in a car that hit a tree at Ariah Park in the Riverina.

Smh
Priscilla seeks star's Stamp of approval

It began with a trickle of guests but quickly turned into a flood of glitter, stilettos and big hair, as the stage adaptation of iconic Australian film The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert was unveiled in Sydney. But with just a couple of words, one of the film's stars demonstrated the kind of pressure involved in making the transition.

Greekreporter
12/12/2009
Justice for slain son, at lastGreek Reporter Australia | Greek Reporter Australia

By Anthony Stavrinos Justice, like almost everything else, moves slowly in the Greek isles. Family and friends of Doujon Zammit (foto) have been waiting 16 months for a court date to be set over his bashing death on Mykonos. That finally happened yesterday. Greek court officials announced that 26-year-old bouncer

The Esperance Express
07/30/2008
Aussie killed in Greek holiday horror

An Australian has died and two compatriots have been injured after an apparent case of mistaken identity turned violent on the Greek party island of Mykonos. The incident occurred late on Monday night after the trio left a club at Paradise Beach at the popular tourist destination.

Crikey
04/11/2006
Stavrinos hold

Anthony Stavrinos writes: From time to time, Crikey likes to take a look at what the news websites are offering punters. Late last year you might remember a string of stories posted on The Sydney Morning Herald's website - on topics including beastiality with rabbits and gang rape - all accompanied with advertisements for KY ...

Aroundtherings
02/07/2012
Rogge: Olympics Will Rebound from Crisis

(ATR) The Olympics will rebound from "crisis" in time for the Beijing Games, says IOC president Jacques Rogge, who also expressed his sadness over protests affecting the torch relay in Europe and the US. Addressing a joint meeting of the IOC and the 205 member NOCs of the Association of National Olympic Committees, Rogge says sports bosses to reassure their athletes that the situation will improve.

Mudgee Guardian
03/13/2009
Mykonos bouncer's TV plea

THE bouncer accused of murdering Australian Doujon Zammit has appeared on Greek television in an apparent pitch for sympathy. Mr Zammit, 20, was declared brain dead in August after an attack by four bouncers on the Greek island of Mykonos. His parents, Oliver and Rosemarie Zammit, agonised before taking him off life support.

Gippsland Times
08/07/2008
TV reporter is recipient of Doujon's heart

THE Greek-Australian who received the heart of Doujon Zammit, the 20-year-old Australian killed in Mykonos last week, is the Athens television reporter Kostas Gribilas. Mr Gribilas, 31, had a successful transplant operation at the Onasseio Hospital in Athens last weekend. The hospital, considered to be among the top medical facilities in Greece, has declined all requests to reveal his identity.

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Now To Love
Ada: The tears behind our marriage split

Despite hitting a rocky patch, Ada Nicodemou is doing all she can to rescue her faltering marriage, reports Anthony Stavrinos. Looking forlorn and distressed, Home And Away star Ada Nicodemou cut a sad and lonely figure as she set off for her day's work commitments last Monday.

Collie Mail
07/30/2008
Man fights for life after brawl

AN AUSTRALIAN is fighting for his life and two compatriots have been injured after an apparent case of mistaken identity turned violent on the Greek party island of Mykonos. The incident occurred late on Monday night after the trio left a club at Paradise Beach at the popular tourist destination.

Drive
10/03/2016
Limo stolen in ram raid

The black BMW 7-series limousine has previously carried stars including models Elle Macpherson and Sarah O'Hare. Leichhardt police duty officer, Sergeant Peter Kemp, said three people who subsequently fled the scene were involved in the theft.

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Southern Highland News
03/22/2009
Rau returns from jail in Jordan, checks into hospital

CORNELIA RAU, recently jailed in Jordan after wandering the Middle East unmedicated, has been secretly returned to Australia, after her family requested government help. Ms Rau, 43, a South Australian resident, arrived at Sydney Airport at dawn yesterday, accompanied by a male guardian, her sister Christine, another woman believed to be a nurse and a contingent of Australian Federal Police officers.

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Sex report not taken seriously

THE NSW Government had not seriously responded to its own report addressing child sexual assault in the state's Aboriginal communities, the Opposition said yesterday. Released a year ago, the Breaking The Silence report found that Aboriginal children were four times more likely to be the victims of sexual abuse than non-indigenous children, and said the problem was at epidemic levels.