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Control by stealth: a life lived in terror

A life lived in terror is not really lived and any woman can be a victim. Ingrid Vaughan speaks with someone who has experienced domestic abuse.

fashion & lifestyle

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Tomorrow’s job

Erin Leeder looks at why we give in to the temptations of procrastination.

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Reformed Saints still marching in

Despite losing nearly half of its squad over the summer, a reassembled Southampton has continued an incredible EPL journey, writes Riley Beveridge.

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Choc Tops: Prometheus 2, Jurassic World Viral Site

In the latest Choc Tops episode, Chris and James take a look at Ridley Scott’s fresh Alien claims, Jurassic World’s new website and Matt Smith’s zombie fetish.

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Giving her the slow burn

Thousands of people across the nation marched this week in support of stopping violence against women. Ingrid Vaughan looks at one of the troubling behaviours that constitute emotional abuse.

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Man’s best (Facebook) friend

Social media continues to feed our obsession with all things canine, writes Erin Leeder.

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Melbourne Cup preview

Check out Damien Ractcliffe and Aaron Maynard’s preview of the race that stops the nation.

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Taylor’s swift Spotify exit

Jim Files discusses if Taylor Swift’s decision to abandon Spotify will affect the future of streaming services.

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The long bike ride to the Senate

Janet Rice’s parliamentary debut grabbed attention with a long cycle from Melbourne to Canberra. The Senator talks cycling, possums, and politics with Jessie Anne Gartlan.

Australian students get limitless

Using lifestyle drugs to increase the quality of your day to day life is rife across the world, writes Samuel Ord.

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The draft order

It’s the busiest month of the year for some AFL journalists, such as AFL.com.au’s draft expert Callum Twomey, who talks to Jim Files about the draft and how he got started in sports journalism.

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From lifelong Blues fan to official club blogger

Chelsea Daft founder Andy Seaby tells Luke Karlik passion and devotion is a must for any writer.

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Choc Tops: Minions trailer review

The Minions trailer divides opinion among our Choc Tops, Chris and James. Check out what they think.

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Breast Cancer: the untold stories

Around 15,380 Australians will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, but they aren’t the only ones who will feel the effects of the disease.

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