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#Australia

# australia - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Bealham has come long way from Canberra and freezing-cold Renmore Interview

Bealham has come long way from Canberra and freezing-cold Renmore

The 24-year-old Connacht prop won his first Ireland cap this season.

# australia - Friday 27 May, 2016

From The42 Euros bolter? Rashford puts himself in England contention with goal on debut Wonderkid This post contains videos

Euros bolter? Rashford puts himself in England contention with goal on debut

The 18-year-old Manchester United prodigy made an incredible start to his international career.

Coroner in Australia says Jill Meagher's murder was preventable

A judge said Adrian Bayley should have been behind bars when he killed the Irish woman.

# australia - Thursday 26 May, 2016

From The42 Horwill makes surprise return as Wallabies name 10 debutants Comeback

Horwill makes surprise return as Wallabies name 10 debutants

Australia will host England in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney next month.

# australia - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Man jailed for nine years for raping German backpacker in Australia

Prosecutors said he spent months planning the attack and sought a remote location to carry out the crime.

# australia - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Facebook apologises for banning "undesirable" photo of plus-size woman

It blocked an ad on the basis that the photo “depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner”.

# australia - Monday 23 May, 2016

From The42 Leaving Chris Ashton out of England squad was an 'easy call' Splash Out

Leaving Chris Ashton out of England squad was an 'easy call'

Eddie Jones feels Marland Yarde is better-equipped to work in his back three.

# australia - Saturday 21 May, 2016

The massive search for MH370 is to end this August

Other possibilities will be looked at, including the “rogue pilot” theory that the captain deliberately crashed it into the sea.

# australia - Thursday 19 May, 2016

From The42 Wallabies coach Cheika signs on until 2019 World Cup Cheiks

Wallabies coach Cheika signs on until 2019 World Cup

The former Leinster boss guided Australia to the Rugby World Cup final and their first Rugby Championship in his first year in charge.

# australia - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Scientists find evidence of giant asteroid that would have triggered huge earthquakes and tsunamis

The asteroid hit Earth about 3.5 billion years ago.

# australia - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Australia delays its 'backpacker tax' after complaints

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

From The42 Extra-strong condoms for Australia's Olympians Safety First

Extra-strong condoms for Australia's Olympians

There has been widespread anxiety globally surrounding the threat of Zika, which is rampant in Brazil.

Tobacco company's attempt to sue Australia "an abuse of rights"

Tobacco giant Philip Morris had taken the action over plain-packaging.

# australia - Monday 16 May, 2016

From The42 Successful surgery puts Beale back on track to play for Wasps this year Kurt Hurt

Successful surgery puts Beale back on track to play for Wasps this year

It was initially feared that the Wallaby would be forced to sit out a year of rugby to recover.

# australia - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Ukraine snatches Eurovision crown from Australia

The winning song, 1944, is about the deportations of Crimean Tatars during World War II.

# australia - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From The42 Wasps-bound Kurtley Beale could be out for up to a year with 'significant' knee injury Badly Stung

Wasps-bound Kurtley Beale could be out for up to a year with 'significant' knee injury

Daryl Gibson’s medical team fear the Wallaby utility back ruptured his patellar tendon.

From The Daily Edge This ice cream shop has an actual Nutella tap Nutella On Tap
From The Daily Edge A gay man says he was kicked out of an event at his old school for dressing 'inappropriately' Dress Code

A gay man says he was kicked out of an event at his old school for dressing 'inappropriately'

Angus McCormack’s open letter about the incident is going viral on Facebook.

# australia - Friday 13 May, 2016

From The42 Waratahs urge Beale to reject deal to make him the highest-paid player in England Dilemma

Waratahs urge Beale to reject deal to make him the highest-paid player in England

The Wallaby has reportedly agreed a £1.5million deal with Wasps.

# australia - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Washed up engine part and work table 'almost certainly' from missing flight MH370 Indian Ocean This post contains videos

Washed up engine part and work table 'almost certainly' from missing flight MH370

The two pieces were found 220km apart in December and February.

# australia - Monday 9 May, 2016

# australia - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Woman charged with fraud after alleged Aus$4.6 million handbag shopping spree

The woman had reportedly spent the money after an Australian bank gave her an unlimited overdraft on her savings account.

Australia has a plan to unleash herpes on millions of predatory fish

Remember the minister who threatened to kill Johnny Depp’s dogs? He’s pretty taken with the plan.

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

A range of measures across the world signal big changes to how tobacco is sold.

# australia - Friday 6 May, 2016

From The42 Quade Cooper claims Olympic sevens snub is down to Australian citizenship, not form Rio 2016

Quade Cooper claims Olympic sevens snub is down to Australian citizenship, not form

“That’s the frustrating part for me, not being able to get the passport and citizenship stuff sorted in time.”

Australian blogger who claimed to 'naturally' cure brain cancer facing major legal action

She admitted to never having had the condition in March last year.

# australia - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

This violet diamond is so rare it's practically priceless

The company that owns the Argyle Violet declined to put a value on it.

# australia - Monday 2 May, 2016

An Australian inventor has revealed himself as the creator of Bitcoin

But Craig Wright says he doesn’t want fame or fortune – he just wants to be left alone.

# australia - Friday 29 April, 2016

From The42 Harry Redknapp takes up role with Roy O'Donovan's Central Coast Mariners A Land Down Under

Harry Redknapp takes up role with Roy O'Donovan's Central Coast Mariners

The former Tottenham and West Ham manager will join the A-League side next season.

Refugee (23) dies after setting himself on fire in 'political protest'

The man set himself alight on in an apparent protest over Australia’s strict asylum seeker policies.

# australia - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Australia is trying to stop its "native cat" from being wiped out by poisonous toads

Carnivorous quolls, commonly known as the native cat, are under attack from the poisonous cane toad.

# australia - Saturday 23 April, 2016

How an erotic sex scene may have ruined this Australian MP's career

Dennis Jensen lost his party’s nomination earlier this month.

# australia - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From The42 'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule' Backlash

'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule'

Australian golfer Adam Scott’s decision to skip the Olympics has not gone down well with some of his compatriots.

# australia - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

The 'world's oldest dog' has died aged 30

That’s 130 in dog years.

Irishman convicted of violent attack wanted after going on the run in Australia

David Mulligan, a 33-year-old personal trainer, was captured on CCTV attacking Karl Nissen in a Sydney suburb.

From The42 Young NRL prop sprayed insect repellent in his mouth after being stopped for drink driving Tasty

# australia - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Why did Australia react so badly to Johnny Depp's dogs?

The awkward, deadpan video has been roundly made fun of but it does have a serious issue underneath.

"It’s going off like a frog in a sock" - Australian minister responds to Depp apology video War On Terrier This post contains videos

"It’s going off like a frog in a sock" - Australian minister responds to Depp apology video

The Australian Minister who told Johnny Depp and Amber Heard to ‘bugger off’ has reacted to their bizarre video.

# australia - Monday 18 April, 2016

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard release awkward apology video over dog smuggling

Heard blamed Depp’s staff for the mix-up saying they were supposed to take care of all the paperwork.

# australia - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Refugee convicted of attempting suicide during attempt to move him

The man was moved from an Australian-funded detention camp on the Pacific island of Nauru.

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