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Perth train rescue takes off like a bullet train in world's media

Aleisha Orr The story of a man who had his leg stuck in the gap between a passenger train and the platform in Perth who was freed thanks to people power has taken off across the world.

Dominic Bird acquittal beat the odds

Perth man Dominic Bird is expected to find out his fate in Malaysia on Wednesday.

The odds were clearly stacked against Dominic Bird, as his life hung in the balance.

Dangerous winds, heavy rainfall in Perth and WA's South West

Seriously dark clouds heralded the arrival of bad weather on Sunday morning.

Robyn Preston Those in WA’s South West are warned to prepare for widespread damage to homes and property, as severe weather and damaging winds hit homes on Sunday.

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SES called out to help with storm damage

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Adrian Beattie Wild weather has begun to hit across much of the south west of WA.

100k/hr winds for Perth and other parts of WA

People in WA are being warned that heavy winds may result in structural damage overnight.

Aleisha Orr A severe weather warning has been issued for parts of the lower part of WA including Perth.

It's not much fun being the victim of identity fraud

Online identity theft: increasingly prevalent and not any fun at all.

Leanne Nicholson It took a few seconds to register. New York? When had I been to New York? In the past six hours? And at the same time Toronto, Canada?

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DFES: severe weather warning from Kalbarri to Windy Harbour

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Aleisha Orr People in much of the southern part of the state are being warned to prepare for bad weather now as a cold front edges closer.

The push to eradicate polio in country where it doesn't exist

Gerard Butler and Michael Sheldrick

Jillian McHugh At a time when most 20-somethings were watching Gerard Butler on the big screen, Michael Sheldrick was helping the actor write a speech about the 67 million children in the world who don't have...

London cabs trial for the streets of Perth

Is this the future for Perth's taxis?

Leanne Nicholson Could London-style cabs be zipping around the streets of Perth?

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Dangerous weather to hit south-west WA

Tree down in Thornlie

Flash flooding and damaging winds of up to 125km/h are expected to hit regions across south-west WA on Friday.

Brown, Bolton announce engagement

Shae Bolton and Mitch Brown.

AFL footballer Mitch Brown and West Coast Fever shooter Shae Bolton have announced their engagement via Twitter this morning.

Perth "Sluts" prepare to Walk despite lack of support

About 3000 people gathered in Melbourne yesterday as part of the international protest movement known as SlutWalk.

Jenna Clarke A number of third world countries, including India, have reclaimed the word "slut" before Western Australia.

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Tourists told 'not to bother' with Perth

Perth, NYC

Aleisha Orr A Sydney-based travel website has given a scathing evaluation of Perth, urging travel agents not to send their clients here because it's too expensive.

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Mourners farewell Diana Bliss at 'her final show'

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Rhianna King Diana Bliss loved putting on a show, and her farewell today was the biggest of all, mourners heard at Christ Church Grammar School chapel.

Arctic climate change 'to spark domino effect'

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WA-based scientists have warned of "dire consequences" to the human race after detecting the first signs of dangerous climate change in the Arctic.