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Bob Hawke death: Former Australia prime minister dies, aged 89

WorldNews Thursday, 16 May 2019 ()
Bob Hawke death: Former Australia prime minister dies, aged 89Australia’s longest serving Labor prime minister, Bob Hawke, has passed away. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian – many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," Mr Hawke's wife Blanche d'Alpuget said in a statement on Thursday. "Bob was dearly loved by his family, and so many friends and colleagues. We will miss him. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now "The golden bowl is broken." The charismatic prime minister led the Labor party to victory in four consecutive elections from 1983 to 1991. His death comes just two days before 18 May elections. On Wednesday, he...
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Australia pays tribute to former prime minister Bob Hawke 01:24

Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a 'larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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