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Dublin: 9 °C Sunday 19 April, 2015

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# australia - Yesterday’s News

Five teenagers arrested over ‘ISIS-inspired terror plot’

Police said they believe the plot was to have involved “edged weapons”.

# australia - Friday 17 April, 2015

# australia - Thursday 16 April, 2015

CCTV of moment Irish man punched brother so hard he was placed on life support

Barry Lyttle has pleaded guilty in an Australian court to assaulting his brother.

Barry Lyttle pleads guilty over one-punch attack on younger brother

The Irish man now faces up to two years in prison.

# australia - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A new mum got this letter begging her to stop talking about her baby on Facebook Baby Talk

# australia - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud

Applicants had previously been issued visas for Australia using the English version of their names.

# australia - Monday 13 April, 2015

A 47-year-old man has been charged with 145 child sex offences

The unnamed Australian allegedly used online aliases – including Jazzman and David Bourne – to groom his victims.

If Australian parents don’t vaccinate their kids, they could miss out on €10k in benefits No Jab No Pay This post contains a poll

If Australian parents don’t vaccinate their kids, they could miss out on €10k in benefits

Under current Australian laws, parents who have “conscientious objections” about jabs can still claim payments.

From The Daily Edge A man divorced his wife of 36 years because she had ‘deformed’ boobs Rude

A man divorced his wife of 36 years because she had ‘deformed’ boobs

He claims he didn’t see her breasts until two years after they were married. Right.

# australia - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Murdered bride-to-be’s body found the day before her wedding

People across Australia have been paying tribute to Stephanie Scott.

# australia - Thursday 9 April, 2015

This house was extended to become a small village

The designers of this home in Australia had some rather interesting ideas when it came to expansion.

Irish man hoping for assault charge on brother to be downgraded

Barry Lyttle is due back in court on 16 April.

Siri has got a New Zealand upgrade so Kiwis can safely ask for ‘six’

What about the fish and chips?

# australia - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Three children killed, driver rescued after car plunges into Australian lake

The driver of the car is under police guard in hospital.

# australia - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Australia has just set a major precedent against online piracy, but could the same happen here?

Internet Service Providers are to be made hand over the identities of almost 5,000 people who illegally shared one movie.

‘A miracle’: Boy with autism survives 4-day ordeal lost in Australian bushland

The 11 year old was found alive and well today.

# australia - Monday 6 April, 2015

Two of Australia’s ‘Bali Nine’ drug smugglers just lost their death-row appeals

The pair face the firing squad in Indonesia after their convictions.

# australia - Friday 3 April, 2015

Seriously ill Antarctic worker transferred to hospital after two-week journey

An icebreaker transported the man back to Australia.

Here are the other countries where it’s hard to buy alcohol today

While these countries take measures on Good Friday – they’re not quite as restrictive as here.

# australia - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Child with autism ‘kept in cage-like structure’ inside classroom

Australian authorities have launched an investigation into the claims.

From The42 Australian rugby has lost another star to the wealthy Top 14 Transfer

Australian rugby has lost another star to the wealthy Top 14

Will Genia is heading for Paris after the World Cup.

# australia - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Bodies of soldiers found in cave 70 years after brutal WWII battle

More than 70 years later, remains have been recovered.

# 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

Ed Sheeran turned up to sing at this couple’s wedding and things got emotional

Fulfilling every Sheerio’s fantasy.

# 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

This Irish lad’s toilet guest is reason enough to never move to Australia, ever

Kill it with fire. Burn it all down.

# 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

The journalist behind this cringey newspaper ‘howler’ says it’s not a mistake

It was all a great joke, apparently.

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.

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