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Tornadoes common with cold fronts as O'Connor cleans up

Liam Ducey The Bureau of Meteorology believe a tornado touched down in O'Connor and Claremont as a cold front swept through Perth on Monday morning.

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Fire damages O'Connor noodle house

O'Connor fire

A restaurant in O'Connor was badly damaged in a fire on Friday night.

Former WA premier Ray O'Connor dies, aged 86

Former WA Premier Ray O'Connor

Former West Australian Premier Ray O'Connor, who was jailed for six months in the mid 1990s as part of the WA Inc scandal, has died.

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Morning storms cause widespread damage across Perth

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Liam Ducey Wild weather has caused havoc throughout Perth on Monday morning, with major power outages knocking out traffic lights and debris causing major commuter delays.

Perth woman sues deli owner after drinking sperm from bottled water

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Leanne Nicholson EXCLUSIVE A Perth woman who drank a bottle of water containing semen has lodged civil action against the deli owner who sold the water and whose DNA matched the sperm.

WA sex assault doctor's visa cancelled


An Indian doctor who was jailed for molesting a patient but allowed to stay in Australia after a tribunal ruling, has had his visa cancelled and fears he will be deported.

Clive Palmer picks WA candidates

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Clive Palmer's political party has selected all of its federal candidates for Western Australia, including former Fremantle Dockers footballer Des Headland.

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Mining boom to make way for 'digital boom' out west

Jenna Clarke Perth's online activity is leading the nation when it comes to digital wheeling and dealing according to Google.

Affordability crisis hits home for Perth families

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Courtney Trenwith Perth - arguably the centre of Australia's housing affordability dilemma - will today host a national ministerial meeting that stakeholders hope will lead to firm initiatives to address the growing...

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WA's Crook could join Nationals fold

Katina Curtis West Australian MP Tony Crook could join the Nationals party room, possibly as soon as next week's parliamentary sittings.

'I tried to stop him': victim of alleged paedophile


Anne-Louise Brown An accused paedophile allegedly molested a seven-year-old boy as five of his school friends sat with him, a Perth court has heard.

Workers rally for more locals on resource projects

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Rania Spooner Thousands of wharfies and construction workers today flooded the front steps of the WA's Parliament House in opposition to foreign workers being used on resources projects and what they claim are...

Claims roll in as Kalgoorlie begins quake clean-up

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Chris Thomson Aftershocks continue and Insurers are bracing as claims start to roll in from yesterday's Kalgoorlie earthquake, as two aftershocks hit overnight.