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Italian composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Italian composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Morricone, who won two Oscars and dozens of others awards including Golden Globes, Grammys and BAFTAs, broke his femur some days ago and died in a clinic in Rome.

  • by Philip Pullella

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Broadway actor Nick Cordero, 41, dies from COVID-19 complications
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Broadway actor Nick Cordero, 41, dies from COVID-19 complications

Cordero died on Sunday at Cedars-Sinai hospital in LA after more than 90 days in the hospital.

  • by Mark Kennedy
Byron Bay flooded with A, B and C listers
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Byron Bay flooded with A, B and C listers

The north coastal town has been inundated with holidaymakers from Sydney, Melbourne and even Hollywood.

  • by Lucy Manly
Has Australia finally fallen out of fashion?
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Has Australia finally fallen out of fashion?

Two of our country's most enduring cultural exports, Seafolly swimwear and Paul Hogan, are struggling.

  • by Andrew Hornery
Disappearance of Juanita Nielsen remains a mystery, 45 years on
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Disappearance of Juanita Nielsen remains a mystery, 45 years on

Heiress Juanita Nielsen, who risked everything to save much of Potts Point's Victoria Street, remains a largely unsung hero for an entire generation of Sydneysiders.

  • by Andrew Hornery
Carl Reiner, comedy legend who created The Dick Van Dyke Show, dies at 98
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Carl Reiner, comedy legend who created The Dick Van Dyke Show, dies at 98

The recipient of nine television Emmy awards dating from his role on Caesar's Your Show of Shows in the 1950s, Reiner was at home as well in movies as an actor, director and screenwriter.

  • by Kathryn Harris
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Ex-Seven host Ryan Phelan denies assaulting girlfriend
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Ex-Seven host Ryan Phelan denies assaulting girlfriend

The TV personality issued the denial through his solicitor on the eve of his appearance at Manly Local Court on assault charges.

  • by Andrew Hornery
Francesca Packer-Barham goes public with 'casual' boyfriend
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Francesca Packer-Barham goes public with 'casual' boyfriend

The billionaire heiress is dating Sydney entrepreneur Sam Zacharia.

  • by Lucy Manly
Egos and expletives: what really goes on behind the scenes of breakfast TV
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Egos and expletives: what really goes on behind the scenes of breakfast TV

The off-air antics of network stars reveal a decidedly different picture to the heavily sanitised one being broadcast to millions of Australians every day.

  • by Andrew Hornery
Sydney restaurateur in stoush with government over COVID rent reduction
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Sydney restaurateur in stoush with government over COVID rent reduction

Danil Akram, whose turnover has plummeted by more than 85 per cent, is embroiled in heated negotiations with his landlord, the NSW Land and Housing Corporation.

  • by Andrew Hornery
Joel Schumacher, director of Batman Forever and St Elmo's Fire, dies at 80
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Joel Schumacher, director of Batman Forever and St Elmo's Fire, dies at 80

The filmmaker died in New York after a year-long battle with cancer, his representative said.