German hypermarket giant buys Le Cornu site in Adelaide

German hypermarket giant buys Le Cornu site in Adelaide

Posted October 06, 2017 10:36:30 The retail sector in Australia looks to have gained another major international player, with German giant Kaufland making moves to set up its first Australian outlet in Adelaide. The company has bought the vacant Le Cornu site on Anzac Highway and is believed to be finalising plans to establish one of its large, warehouse style stores on the site. Kaufland is one of the world’s largest retailers and has a range of about 60,000 products. Russell Zimmerman from the Retail Traders Association said the company…

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Ten Las Vegas survivors and their six hours of hell

Ten Las Vegas survivors and their six hours of hell

More than 22,000 people are here at the Route 91 Harvest Festival but it’s like a family gathering. Bartender Heather Gooze knows customers by name, laughing and joking in the party atmosphere all around. Performer Bryan Hopkins takes photos with fans before squeezing into the front rows to watch the final act, Jason Aldean. Caren Mansholt and her boyfriend grab drinks and settle into bleachers to the right of the towering open-air stage. Michael and Jamie Goguen are at the festival for the third time. They’re in the VIP section…

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How did iconic Adelaide cuisine, the pie floater, happen?

How did iconic Adelaide cuisine, the pie floater, happen?

Posted October 06, 2017 07:32:12 Video: The Pie Floater, an Australian icon swimming in pea soup (ABC News) Related Story: Why is Adelaide’s pint glass different to the rest of Australia? The pie floater is as South Australian as frog cakes, Haigh’s and Coopers. Once the staple of the late night (and often bleary-eyed) reveller, it has forged its place in the state’s history and earned a spot with the National Trust as a heritage icon. So what is it about the sometimes soggy pastry delight that has captivated generations?…

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Lexi Thompson's 'addiction' to working out

Lexi Thompson's 'addiction' to working out

The 22-year-old golfer has been through sport’s highs and lows and endured difficult times away from the golf course too. Her composure on the course — she rallied to force a playoff which she eventually lost in sudden death to South Korea’s So Yeon Ryu — earned her new fans and social media was awash with indignation. But during a challenging year — in May her mother was diagnosed with cancer while her grandmother died in September — Thompson has remained consistent on the course. READ: Pancakes and Justin Timberlake…

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100 Women: Where are the female Nobel Prize winners?

100 Women: Where are the female Nobel Prize winners?

Image copyrightGetty Images The 2017 Nobel season is still underway, with the prizes for peace, and economics yet to be announced. But for the sciences, this year’s work is done and many in the scientific community are noticing some similarities about the winners. In the case of physics, the winning discovery had already been making global headlines. The prize was shared by three researchers for the groundbreaking 2015 detection of gravitational waves. For chemistry, the committee recognised the less publicised work of developing a new microscopy technique, which the Nobel…

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