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    Diego Maradona dead at 60: From street urchin to the greatest footballer in the world
     27 November 2020
    He had many nicknames — 'Golden Boy', 'Moptop', 'Cosmic Kite', 'God' — but, ironically, the name which best captured this colourful character and the operatic saga of his life was his real one: Diego Armando Maradona.
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    Sydney school under investigation for locking child with autism in 'sensory room'
    26 Nov: An autism awareness advocate calls for schools across the country to ensure they are properly treating children with a disability after revelations a Sydney school is under investigation for installing locks on rooms for students who misbehave.... more
    How Diego Maradona used the Hand of God to claim revenge for a bloody conflict between Britain and Argentina
    26 Nov: For some, Diego Maradona's Hand of God goal is the most memorable moment of his career, but he scored the Goal of the Century in the same 1986 World Cup quarter-final, which also served as "revenge" for the Falklands War.... more
    Solomon Islands oil spill report leaked to ABC reveals economic losses of up to $50 million
    26 Nov: Documents leaked to the ABC estimate the economic losses caused by an oil spill near a world heritage-listed area of Solomon Islands last year could be as high as $50 million.... more
    US politics news: Donald Trump pardons Michael Flynn as Joe Biden delivers Thanksgiving coronavirus warning
    26 Nov: US President Donald Trump grants a full pardon to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about conversations with the Russian ambassador.... more
    Driver taxes will put Australia even further behind in electric vehicle market, research finds
    26 Nov: Australia is lagging behind in the electric vehicle market, and proposed taxes from the Victorian and South Australian governments will jeopardise our ability to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, a report has found.... more
    Diego Maradona dead at 60: The world reacts
    26 Nov: Tributes flow as one of the greatest footballers of all time and Argentina's favourite son, Diego Maradona, dies in Buenos Aires at age 60. Look back at the responses from around the world.... more
    Netflix miniseries A Suitable Boy sparks controversy in India over kiss between Hindu woman and Muslim man
    26 Nov: Hindu nationalists in India have filed a complaint against the creators of a show airing on Netflix that features a kiss between a young Hindu woman and a Muslim man at a temple.... more
    Telstra admits to unconscionable conduct, faces $50m fine
    26 Nov: Telstra admits to unconscionable conduct during its sales of mobile phone plans to Indigenous consumers.... more
    Diego Maradona dead of heart attack at age 60, Argentina declares three days of mourning for football legend
    26 Nov: The death of Argentina football legend Diego Maradona sparks an outpouring of emotion, with fans all over the world united in grief for one of the best players of all time.... more

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