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High Court finds Malcolm Roberts was a UK citizen

THE High Court has ruled One Nation's Malcolm Roberts was a dual British and Australian citizen at the time he was nominated for election, AAP reports.

Justice Patrick Keane on Friday afternoon ruled Senator Roberts, who believed he had renounced his British citizenship before last year's election, was a citizen of the UK at the time of his nomination.

Born to an Australian mother and Welsh father in India in 1955, the Queensland senator is one of seven parliamentarians to have their future considered by the High Court, because the constitution bans dual citizens from sitting in parliament.

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CQ Bruce Hwy hazard: Fires break out as trailer ablaze

FILE PHOTO: Several fires have broken out along the Bruce Hwy after a trailer caught alight.

North-bound lane closed as debris litter road and puncture tyres

Hart-felt apology after cops clear Rocky funeral director

APOLOGETIC: Tony Hart of Harts Family Funerals sincerly apologised to the Valigura family and took the opportunity to call for stronger regulation on the funeral industry.

Tony Hart issues an apology and calls for greater regulation.

Today is the final day of voting for CQ's best restaurant

PLENTY OF SUPPORT: Fern's Hideaway at Byfield received a lot of nominations to secure a place in the top 11 CQ restaurants.

It's almost too close to call as hundreds have their say.

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