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Brekky Wrap: Double Murderer Wins 'Right To Be Forgotten'

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

A German man convicted of two murders has won his bid to have his name wiped from the internet. 

The man shot and killed two people, and severely injured another, during a fight on board a sailing ship in 1982.

A book and television show were made about the case, while a publication uploaded a number of articles that included his full name.

The man was released from jail in 2002, and in 2009 he requested articles be removed as they violated his rights and "ability to develop his personality,"

The case was initially thrown out in 2012 by a federal court but the decision has now been overturned.

The issue of the "right to be forgotten"  has resulted in disputes between the European Union and Google.

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Officers are working to track down the husband of a woman whose body was found in a chest freezer on Sydney’s Upper North Shore.

The grisly discovery was made by officers conducting a welfare check at the Pymble property.

It’s believed the spouse may have fled to China with his two children.

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A truck driver has been charged over a fatal multi-car crash in Sydney’s south which left a 10-year-old boy dead and a teenage girl with head injuries.

Four vehicles collided on the M5 at Riverwood on Wednesday.

The driver, 26,  is due to front court today.

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Australian author and broadcaster Clive James has died at the age of 80.

It comes almost a decade after he was diagnosed with leukaemia.

In a statement, his family said that he had experienced more than his fair share of this "great, good world".

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Researchers believe there is a link between the cashless welfare card and population drops in regional towns.

One trial area in WA has lost five percent of its population since the card was introduced, while a South Australian town lost up to two percent, according to a joint paper from Macquarie University, the University of Melbourne and the Australian National University.

The report claims the trial sites are targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders disproportionately.

A report claims the trial sites are targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders disproportionately. Image: AAP.

Tram drivers in Melbourne will walk off the job today in a push for better pay.

Services will stop between 10am and 2pm, with replacement buses to be brought in to fill the gaps.

Another strike is scheduled for next week.

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Melburnians planning to jump on a tram between 10am and 2pm on Thursday will be disappointed, as drivers will pull the brakes and go on strike.

Tones And I has cleaned up at the ARIA awards, taking home four accolades including Best Female Artist.

Guy Sebastian took out Song Of The Year for 'Choir', while Dean Lewis won Album of The Year and Best Male Artist.

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In sport, former test batsman George Bailey has been appointed a national selector.

The 37-year-old will take up his role after retiring at the end of the Big Bash League season.

"I am passionate about the long-term success of the Australian cricket team and advancing the cause of Australian cricket in general," he said.

George Bailey has been appointed a national selector. Image: Getty

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