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#Australia

# australia - Monday 30 March, 2015

The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz apparently locked the captain out of the cockpit before crashing the Germanwings flight.

Church sorry priest said Jill Meagher would be alive if she’d had more faith

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is introducing guidelines today to prevent similar comments being made in the future.

# australia - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge This is a genius bit of election poster graffiti The Kraken

# australia - Friday 27 March, 2015

Priest says Jill Meagher would’ve been ‘home in bed’ on night of murder if she had stronger faith

Jill Meagher’s family are set to sue the state of Victoria as they claim the government failed to protect their daughter by letting Bayley out on parole.

# australia - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ed Sheeran turned up to sing at this couple’s wedding and things got emotional Wedding Crasher

# australia - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should countries be allowed to execute foreign citizens?

Two Australian citizens are currently facing this situation in Indonesia.

# australia - Monday 23 March, 2015

Cricket ball-sized hailstones have been raining down in Australia

And you were probably enjoying the sunshine this weekend.

‘I couldn’t believe it was my son’: Father of Australian schoolboy who joined IS speaks out

Jake Bilardi is believed to have died while carrying out a suicide bombing.

# australia - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Irish lad’s toilet guest is reason enough to never move to Australia, ever Toilet Check

# australia - Friday 20 March, 2015

Women told ‘don’t go to parks alone’ after teen is killed in broad daylight

The comments by a police officer have been criticised.

# australia - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Australian soap opera ‘Neighbours’ is turning thirty today

The Australian soap opera launched the careers of Guy Pearce, Kylie Minogue and Liam Hemsworth.

Burger Wars – McDonald’s have now officially objected to Supermac’s Australian project

The two franchises are at trademark loggerheads over the Irish fast food retailer’s name

# australia - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Australian archbishop charged with concealing child abuse

This relates to offences that were committed during the 1970s.

Enda tells Australian PM: We don’t all get drunk on St Patrick’s Day So There This post contains videos

Enda tells Australian PM: We don’t all get drunk on St Patrick’s Day

The Taoiseach was responding to Tony Abbott’s poorly received comments about Ireland.

# australia - Monday 16 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge These poor people were suspended in midair for hours on a rollercoaster in Australia Nightmare
From The Daily Edge The journalist behind this cringey newspaper ‘howler’ says it’s not a mistake I Furken Derya
From The42 International Rules return to Ireland this year but the Aussies won’t be playing around the country The Hybrid Game

International Rules return to Ireland this year but the Aussies won’t be playing around the country

There’s just going to be one test for the 2015 series.

# australia - Friday 13 March, 2015

Australian Prime Minister chomps down on raw onion with the skin still on No

Australian Prime Minister chomps down on raw onion with the skin still on

He said it was better than any other onions he tasted for a long time…

# australia - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Reports Aussie teen who joined Islamic State group died in suicide attack in Iraq

It is believed that Jake Bilardi converted to Islam after his mother died of cancer.

# australia - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Controversial doctor asked to come to Ireland ‘to instruct trainees how to give blow jobs’

Dr Gabrielle McMullin said, “We have to get rid of the culture where if you complain about sexual harassment then you get punished.”

# australia - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge A man found a huge python in his box of cornflakes Getting Cereal

A man found a huge python in his box of cornflakes

The very best to you each morn.

Female doctor was told ‘learn to suck c**k’ Sexual Harassment This post contains a poll

Female doctor was told ‘learn to suck c**k’

Several women have come forward after Dr Gabrielle McMullin made controversial remarks.

We are ‘sick of being lectured’ by the UN on asylum seekers: Australian PM

It comes after the United Nations declared the country’s policies inhumane.

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State

Authorities said the boys were radicalised over the Internet and their parents were shocked.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

# australia - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From Business ETC Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a ‘failure’ – are they telling the truth? Analysis

Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a ‘failure’ – are they telling the truth?

We sift through the facts and fiction on the government’s anti-smoking plan.

# australia - Friday 6 March, 2015

# australia - Thursday 5 March, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The boss who distributes condoms to stop maternity leave

Linda Wayman, head of a major Australian radio company, said a third of her staff are either on maternity leave or covering maternity leave.

# australia - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Australia has killed nearly 700 koalas – but Russia hopes the ‘Putin koala’ was spared

The cull was because the animals were in poor health, the local government said.

Royal hospital radio prank by Australian station was against the law

The station should not have broadcast the prank according to the country’s High Court.

Two Australian drug smugglers are to be executed by firing squad

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called “Bali Nine” drug smuggling gang, were woken and given a few minutes to get ready.

# australia - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish lad attempts to explain the popularity of Ugg boots in Ireland U G L Y

# australia - Monday 2 March, 2015

‘Devastated’ family bringing home 11-year-old who died in Australia

Adam Kielty died from pneumonia and sepsis.

Poll: Should sunbed use be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sunbed use be banned?

They’re already banned in Brazil and parts of Australia.

# australia - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This politician’s one-word press release might just be the best ever Short And Sweet

# australia - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Australian man calmly quotes Taylor Swift in senate debate Blank Face

Australian man calmly quotes Taylor Swift in senate debate

Well, this is the most random Shake It Off reference you will ever hear.

From The Daily Edge Look at this koala trying to ‘steal’ a Land Rover Like A Boss

# australia - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This video of an octopus attacking a crab on land will haunt your nightmares Tentacles
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