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Phone-free = wine free, surprise octopi, and why chocolate is the key to ageing healthily…

A restaurant in the northern Italian city of Verona is offering a free bottle of vino to diners who hand over their phone during meals. Owner Angelo Lella reckons 90% of customers have taken up the offer to have a device-free pasta fresca. Now that’s La Dolce Vita… 

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17 April 2024

8.30am (AEST) – Australia’s uniform for the opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics to be revealed – Sydney

9.00am (AEST) – IOC VP John Coates and Brisbane 2032 review head Graham Quirk to attend a Senate hearing into Australia’s Olympic preparedness – Brisbane

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