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Tennis ace Pat Rafter and Thor star Chris Hemsworth good Byron Bay neighbours

first_img MORE: Rugby star’s dream home revealed Pat Rafter’s Byron Bay house has been revealed in new pictures. Picture: Jerad Williams. After having the property on the market for almost two years, Rafter was forced to adjust his expectations and settle for less. Rafter had reportedly said he spent $18 million developing the property. Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky’s property in the final stages of construction in Byron Bay. Aerial views of Pat Rafter’s sprawling Byron Bay mansion. Photo credit: Mega Agency, TheMegaAgency.com.THE first images of tennis legend Pat Rafter’s secret Byron Bay hideaway have emerged, and while the home is certainly impressive, it has nothing on his neighbour’s palatial pad.New aerial shots reveal the Rafters have built a sprawling, rural retreat on a 28ha parcel of land in Broken Head — complete with a full size tennis court and clubhouse. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:41Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:41 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenPat Rafter’s Byron Bay home00:41 Star agents sell their own property center_img Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky’s property in the final stages of construction in Byron Bay.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus12 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market12 hours agoHemsworth and Pataky bought their 4.2ha property, with sweeping views of Seven Mile Beach, for $7 million in 2014.Rafter reportedly only spent about $3 million on the property in total, after buying the land when it was just a paddock four years ago for $1.35 million. The Broken Head block of land the Rafters bought before building their rural retreat.But with multiple bedrooms, a large pool and a big backyard, it will provide plenty of space for Rafter, his wife Lara, and their two teenage children.The tennis ace hasn’t had much luck with property in the past, having famously sold his luxury Sunshine Beach house for a $2.8 million discount.Rafter sold the seven-bedroom home at 46 Seaview Terrace for $15.2 million in 2018, despite an initial asking price of $18 million. MORE: Fancy a Noosa beach house? That’ll be $14m, thanks But it’s a drop in the ocean compared to the $20 million home of their famous neighbours, Thor star Chris Hemsworth and his wife Elsa Pataky, who are adding the finishing touches to their lavish mansion only a few kilometres away. RELATED: Olympian strikes gold as holiday home fetches millions Is this Australia’s cheapest island? Pat Rafter sold this home in Sunshine Beach for $15.2m in 2018 to burger entrepreneur David Hales.Prices in the Byron Bay region have skyrocketed over the past few years as buyers clamber to get their hands on desirable property.The median price for a house in Byron Bay is $1.55 million, while the most expensive suburb in the region is Coopers Shoot at $2.75 million, according to CoreLogic. Prices in Byron Bay have shot up by more than 130 per cent in the past five years.Local agent Karin Heller of Parkinson Property said the number of celebrities moving to the area in recent years had done wonders for property prices.“If you’re a property owner, it’s a good thing,” she said.“As long as they integrate into the community and want to be part of it, it’s nice.“Generally, Byron’s become incredibly sought-after and prices reflect that.”last_img read more

Julien Williams charged $850 for possession of Canabis

first_img 28 Views   no discussions Julien Williams a twenty four year old of Eggleston pleaded guilty to all three charges of possession of canabis with intent to supply at the Magistrate Court this morning.Police Prosecutor in reading the facts stated that the accused was walking down the road in Eggleston when officers stopped him because he appeared suspicious. After conducting a search they found 5 grams of canabis in his pocket and he was arrested and brought before the Magistrate.Counsel for the Defendant Mr. Peter Alleyne in mitigation for his client told the Court; ” He is twenty-four years old and does not have any previous conviction of any kind. He has been employed at Burton & Company the Electric Shop for many years. It is a small amount relatively and he was not sitting on the road side abusing the law. He didn’t resist arrest, he co-operated freely showing a level of respect to law enforcement officers. I ask that the Court gives him time to pay the fine.”Magistrate Evelina Baptiste in rendering her sentence informed the Defendant that since this is his first offense and because he co-operated with Police Officers  these work in his favor. He was ordered to pay the sum of $850.00 before August 31st, 2011 and failure to do so will result in a 5 month imprisonment sentence. Dominica Vibes News Sharing is caring! Share Share Tweet LocalNews Julien Williams charged $850 for possession of Canabis by: – April 18, 2011 Sharelast_img read more

Arsenal transfer target banned indefinitely by Ligue 1

first_img Read Also: Bernd Leno: Arsenal can win a trophy this season Martins joined Monaco on a permanent deal last summer from Atletico for a fee believed to be in the region of £19million. The electric winger joined the club on an initial loan deal in January 2019, where he chipped in with four goals in 17 games in all competitions. Martins has been plagued by inconsistent performances this term, having chipped in with just four goals and one assist in 23 matches. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World18 Beautiful Cities That Are Tourist MagnetsBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise YouThe Absolute 10 Greatest Shows In HBO History2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them8 Best 1980s Gadgets That Defined A Decade8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthTop 10 Enemies Turned Friends in TV10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do They state that the fact Martins pushed Lesage twice could lead to an exemplary punishment. Commenting on the player, Goal journalist Robin Bairner tweeted: “Monaco don’t expect him to play again this season.” Portuguese international Martins reacted by pushing Lesage, with the official then swiftly brandishing the ex-Atletico Madrid forward a red card. Martins then angrily confronted the official, where he shoved him for a second time, before players from both teams had to pull him away. And now Ligue 1’s governing body – the LFP – have launched an investigation into the incident, with Martins handed an indefinite ban until they reach their verdict. The minimum amount of time Martins is expected to be out for is eight matches, though he could be ruled out until the end of the season. According to French news out RMC Sport, the former Sporting Lisbon star could be suspended for up to eight months.center_img Monaco winger Gelson Martins has been handed an indefinite ban by Ligue 1 after he pushed referee Mikael Lesage twice during the 3-1 defeat against Nimes. The 24-year-old – who was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal last year – was left enraged after Tiemoue Bakayoko was sent off for a stamp on Romain Philippoteaux. Loading… last_img read more

Senate OKs bill on higher alcohol, e-cigarettes excise tax hike

first_img Senators also included a provision restricting the selling of vape products to those 21 years old and below. The measure will have vape products in the same tax rates as conventional tobacco products which will have a P45 per pack excise tax next year. For vape products, proposed rate is P45 per 10 milliliter and the rate is to increase by P5 per year until it reaches P60 in 2023. For sparkling wines, the measure seeks to impose a specific tax of P50 for 750 milliliter bottle with a NRP of P500 or more beginning next year. By 2021 onwards, the P50 rate will be increased annually by six percent. For still wines and carbonated wines, the same P50 specific tax rate will be imposed next year and it will have a six percent increase beginning 2021. With 20 senators voting in favor, the Body approved Senate Bill No. 1074, which is projected to yield an additional P20 billion to P24 billion yearly, on top of the more than P100 million being collected from taxes on so-called “sin products.” In the measure, P26 will be the specific tax for distilled spirits and alcopops in 2020 plus 50 percent of the net retail price (NRP). By 2021, the specific tax will be P30 plus 50 percent NRP. It will be adjusted to P33 plus 50 NRP in 2022; P37 and P41 plus NRP in 2023 and 2024 respectively. Those who will engage in illicit trade of HPTs and vape products will be slapped with higher penalties, which will be 10 times higher than what is provided in the existing laws or from P50,000 to P500,000 and imprisonment of two years to four years.center_img By 2024 onwards, the P60 tax rates will be increased annually by 5 percent under SB 1074. In the case of fermented liquor, a+ specific tax rate of P35 per liter will be imposed next year and it will have a yearly P2 per liter increase until it reaches P43 in 2024. By 2025 onwards, it will have an annual increase of six percent. The Senate version adopted the amendments made by Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto on the excise tax rates of heated tobacco products (HTPs), imposing P22.50 per pack next year, P25 in 2021, P27.50 in 2022 and P30 in 2023. Senators moved to scrap the proposed imposition of excise taxes on the tobacco heating systems and vapor products device as they viewed this difficult to implement administratively. MANILA – The Senate has approved on third and final reading a measure increasing the excise taxes on alcoholic drinks, heated tobacco products and vapor or electronic cigarettes. From 2024 onwards, the P30 excise tax rate for HTPs will have an annual increase of five percent. The approval came less than a month after President Duterte certified the immediate enactment of the measure, citing the urgent need to generate additional revenue to support the effective implementation of Republic Act No. 11223 or the Universal Health Care Act that he signed into law last Feb. 20./PNlast_img read more

Capiz rape suspect falls in Iloilo City

first_imgThe suspect was served with an arrestwarrant issued by the Regional Trial Court, Branch 20 of Capiz. He did notoffer resistance. “After learning that he was chargedwith rape, he left their house and went to Iloilo City. We have been lookingfor him for a long time. We recently received information that he was in LaPaz,” said Monsera. ILOILO City – A 33-year-old rapesuspect in Mambusao, Capiz was arrested in Barangay Ticud, La Paz districtyesterday. The man had been in hiding these pastfive years, according to Police Captain Alcer Monsera, the Mambusao policechief who led the arrest around noon.center_img The man denied raping hisstepdaughter. From La Paz, he was taken to the Mambusao police station./PN The man was charged with rape by his16-year-old stepdaughter in 2015.last_img read more

Charges Filed Against Pair Involved In Police Chase

first_imgThe suspects were arrested last Wednesday following a pursuit that went through St. Peters.A multi-month investigation into home burglaries in Ripley, Dearborn , Ohio and Decatur counties led to the arrest of two men last week.Dakota Fraley, 20, and Chad Sumler, 24, were apprehended after a high-speed pursuit that reached speeds in excess of 100mph and involved an officer firing shots at the suspect vehicle.According to court documents filed in Dearborn County Circuit Court, the suspects have been charged with Burglary (class B felony), Theft (class D felony) and Conspiracy to Commit Burglary (class B felony).Detectives say Fraley emerged as a suspect in several burglaries that occurred over the past couple months. Police were conducting surveillance on him when he allegedly burglarized a home on Walters Road in Sunman last Wednesday.Police followed the black dodge pickup truck Fraley and Sumler were occupying to Weisberg Road. Authorities attempted to surround the vehicle when the suspect truck allegedly struck a Ripley County Sheriff’s Office Detective. It led to an officer firing shots as the truck sped away.That pursuit continued to Blue Creek Road in Franklin County, where the truck was parked down a lane. The suspects allegedly fled the vehicle and were later taken into custody.Police say they recovered multiple items from the truck including jewelry, gift cards and prescription bottles from the home on Walters Road.According to the probable cause, Sumler told police he had no connection to the previous burglaries and joined Fraley last Wednesday for what he thought was collecting scrap metal. He stated it was the one and only time he had committed an offence like this, police said.last_img read more

Thomas E. “Tommy” Minger

first_imgThomas E. Minger, 75, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Wednesday May 9, 2018 in Aurora, Indiana.He was born October 12, 1942 in Ripley County, IN, son of the late Earl Minger and Anne (Powell) Dudgeon.He worked as a laborer for Pierson Hollowell, retiring after many years of service. Tommy also formerly worked at Burger King in Aurora.Tommy attended the Vineyard Community Church where he played the Bongo drums in the band, he previously attended Cedars of Lebonan Church where he also played in the band. He was a man of faith and he will be greatly missed.Thomas is survived by a half-sister, Sharron Wilson of Jacksonville, FL; several cousins; and many friends. He will be greatly missed.He was preceded in death by his parents and several siblings.A meal will be served at 12:30 pm at the Vineyard Community Church, 304 Fourth Street, Aurora, Indiana on Sunday, May 20, 2018 with a memorial service to follow at 2:00 pm, with Pastor David Hall officiating.Contributions may be made to defray funeral expenses. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

Atletico Madrid resume training as rest of squad test negative for COVID-19

first_imgAtletico Madrid’s fears of further disruption to their trip to the UEFA Champions League “Final Eight” tournament in Lisbon have been eased.This came after the rest of the squad tested negative for COVID-19, following two positives the previous day. The club’s morning training session was postponed due to the positive cases and their plans to travel to Lisbon were put on hold.But the club have now said in a statement they would have one final session before flying out on Tuesday, a day later than planned.The statement revealed that the two players to test positive were forward Angel Correa and injured defender Sime Vrsjalko, who were both asymptomatic.They said the pair would miss the trip and were isolating at home.Atletico Madrid, who are bidding to win the competition for the first time after falling in the 2014 and 2016 finals, face German side RB Leipzig on Thursday in the quarter-finals. They will be hoping to set up a last four meeting with Paris Saint-Germain or Atalanta.“The first team squad and coaching staff underwent COVID-19 tests on Sunday and they all came back negative, after two positive tests were registered following the previous tests on Saturday,” said Atletico Madrid’s statement.“In keeping with health protocols, those who share a home with the two players who tested positive also received tests, which came back negative.“The club’s medical services have been authorised by the two players to reveal their identity in order to end speculation.”Atletico Madrid did not register any positive cases for the virus when La Liga re-started in June. This was after a three-month hiatus due to the pandemic, and the top flight was successfully completed without any major incidents.But mass positive tests at Madrid side Fuenlabrada last month threw the finale of the second division season into chaos, while cases across the country have continued to rise.The health ministry last Friday reported 1,895 new cases.Reuters/NAN.RelatedPosts COVID-19: NCAA to revoke erring airlines licence over non-compliance FRSC to Schools: We’ll arrest, prosecute drivers who flout COVID-19 rules Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians —Tags: Atletico MadridCOVID-19UEFA Champions Leaguelast_img read more