Squiz Shortcuts - The backstory to the big news stories

Interested in the news but sometimes find there's a whole lot of assumed knowledge? We hear you. Squiz Shortcuts is a weekly explainer on news topics, historical events, big personalities, and complex situations.

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Friday Lites - 3 things we liked this week

A Lehrmann case explainer, a new British crime drama, and sweet ideas for using up zucchinis…

If you’re still trying to digest the “omnishambles” that was the Bruce Lehrmann defamation case, ABC’s intellect-at-large Annabel Crabb has written a piece on how Justice Michael Lee managed to find truth, fairness and reason in a messy situation. 

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S'Quiz Yourself

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Reckon you know what made landfall in the Top End this week? Have a crack at the Squiz Quiz.

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Squiz The Day

19 April 2024

8.30am (AEST) – Westfield Bondi Junction reopens for trade – Sydney

2.00pm (AEST) – Taylor Swift’s new album The Tortured Poets Department drops

Motorsport: F1 – The Chinese Grand Prix starts today (until 21 April) – Shanghai

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