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# australia - Yesterday’s News

A second victim of the Australia hostel stabbing attacks has died

Tom Jackson, who died from injuries sustained in the attack, was called a hero for his selfless attempts to help a fellow Briton.

# australia - Monday 29 August, 2016

Man allegedly put acid in Sydney gay nightclub lubricant

New South Wales police confirmed a man was arrested and charged.

# australia - Sunday 28 August, 2016

From The42 Australia job not under threat, insists Michael Cheika Cheiks

Australia job not under threat, insists Michael Cheika

The Wallabies have now lost six Tests in a row.

From The42 Hansen denies ref meeting ahead of Wallabies clash Bledisloe Cup

Hansen denies ref meeting ahead of Wallabies clash

The All Blacks chief met with assistant referee Jaco Peyper before New Zealand beat Australia, but not with Romain Poite.

# australia - Friday 26 August, 2016

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute

A mother painted her son’s skin brown to resemble the player.

From The42 'It's very easy for people to put the boot in': Cheika tells critics to back wounded Wallabies Mc

'It's very easy for people to put the boot in': Cheika tells critics to back wounded Wallabies

Stirling Mortlock is among the vocal critics of the World Cup runners-up, but Cheika says the Australian thing to do is get behind the team.

# australia - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From The42 Cheika recalls Quade Cooper in a bid to spark Wallaby revival in Wellington Back In Gold

Cheika recalls Quade Cooper in a bid to spark Wallaby revival in Wellington

Bernard Foley will start in the centre as the World Cup runners-up look to avenge their 42-8 home humbling.

# australia - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The42 All Blacks hand debut to 21-year-old centre for Wallabies clash in Wellington Young Blood

All Blacks hand debut to 21-year-old centre for Wallabies clash in Wellington

Anton Lienert-Brown has been named to start by Steve Hansen in Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test.

From The42 Matt Giteau admits he may have played his last game for Australia Matt Finish

Matt Giteau admits he may have played his last game for Australia

After breaking his ankle against New Zealand, Giteau could step aside to let the next generation come through.

British backpacker (21) stabbed to death in Australia

The woman was killed in an attack that also left a British man critically injured.

# australia - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear

“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”

Cheika: Wallabies face 'biggest' challenge yet

The former Leinster coach admits that Australia are up against it following their 42-8 defeat to the All-Blacks at the weekend.

# australia - Monday 22 August, 2016

Crocodiles let loose by vandals in Australian school

The female crocodiles were injured in the incident and will most likely have to be euthanised.

# australia - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From The42 Ankle injury means Matt Giteau has probably played his last game for the Wallabies Playmaker

Ankle injury means Matt Giteau has probably played his last game for the Wallabies

The Toulon star fractured his ankle in as the Wallabies were trounced in Sydney.

# australia - Saturday 20 August, 2016

From The42 Bugging claim overshadows All Blacks clash with Australia as police investigate Controversy

Bugging claim overshadows All Blacks clash with Australia as police investigate

A device was found just hours before the teams clashed in the Blediscoe Cup.

# australia - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Australia to close controversial Manus Island asylum centre after court ruled it unconstitutional and illegal

Asylum-seekers trying to reach Australia by boat are either sent back to where they departed from or transferred to Nauru and Manus.

# australia - Monday 15 August, 2016

Two Irish men charged in Australia after major drugs seizure

The Dublin men have been named as Harry McNab and Darren O’Brien.

# australia - Sunday 14 August, 2016

From The42 Hansen snipes at Cheika as Bledisloe mind games rumble on Men At Work

Hansen snipes at Cheika as Bledisloe mind games rumble on

The war of words between Steve Hansen and Michael Cheika shows no sign of abating less than a week away from their Bledisloe Cup opener.

# australia - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From The42 US NBA stars made to work for Olympics victory over Aussies Success

US NBA stars made to work for Olympics victory over Aussies

Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 for the Americans.

# australia - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Revealed: Child abuse, assault and sexual bribery on Australia's refugee island Nauru Files This post contains videos

Revealed: Child abuse, assault and sexual bribery on Australia's refugee island

Over 2,000 incident reports detailing the abuse of asylum-seekers were leaked to The Guardian Australia.

# australia - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From The42 World rugby stars hail Caslick as Aussie women claim sevens gold against Kiwis Golden Girls

World rugby stars hail Caslick as Aussie women claim sevens gold against Kiwis

The top seeds dominated the game either side of half-time.

# australia - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From The42 Brumbies centre Lealiifano diagnosed with leukaemia Fight

Brumbies centre Lealiifano diagnosed with leukaemia

Following a brief illness, investigations have led to Australia international Christian Lealiifano being diagnosed with leukaemia.

# australia - Friday 5 August, 2016

The Irishman detained at an infamous Australian immigration centre is due home tonight

Bernard Lee’s family had been appealing to federal officials Down Under to release the 26-year-old, from Greystones, Co Wicklow.

Woman who gives birth at 62 in Australia called 'selfish and wrong' by medical chief

The woman gave birth by caesarean section earlier this week.

# australia - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Irishman 'burnt to the bone' after sleeping bag caught fire at Australian rodeo

Ciaran Carolan escaped the flames at the campsite.

# australia - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

'We are dead souls in living bodies': Australia accused of deliberately ignoring abuse of refugees

Asylum-seekers and refugees suffer “severe abuse, inhumane treatment, and neglect,” according to the report.

# australia - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Australian couple wake up to find giant sinkhole in their back garden

The sinkhole has grown to 26 feet in diameter.

From The42 Bordeaux-Begles aren't a bit happy with Adam Ashley-Cooper's inclusion in the Australia squad Sacre Bleu

Bordeaux-Begles aren't a bit happy with Adam Ashley-Cooper's inclusion in the Australia squad

“I’m mad at the ARU… They were not very graceful.”

Cyclist hospitalised after iPhone 'explodes' under his leg

The British man was cycling when he fell on his phone and it burned his leg.

Sydney park destroyed as thousands of Pokémon Go players descend

The park was removed from the game after local residents complained.

# australia - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

'Stripped, tear-gassed and strapped to a chair': Shock at treatment of children in Australian detention centre

A royal commission is being established after a TV investigation aired last night.

Baby dies after laughing gas mix-up at Australian hospital

Another baby is fighting for her life after being wrongly administered the incorrect gas.

Community rallies to help Irishman injured in Australia

Liam Boland toppled over and fell six metres to a concrete pathway below, sustaining serious injuries.

# australia - Sunday 24 July, 2016

From The42 Australia set to boycott Rio Olympics athletes village Unimpressed

Australia set to boycott Rio Olympics athletes village

The team’s officials said they have raised their concerns with local organisers.

# australia - Saturday 23 July, 2016

From The42 Rugby League's World Cup boss resigns after leaving abusive and threatening voicemail After The Beep

Rugby League's World Cup boss resigns after leaving abusive and threatening voicemail

“I left a voice message that said I’m really disappointed and pissed off and I’m going to go for you and I was going to tell the world about the lies.”

This Russian priest just broke the record for circling the globe in a balloon

Fedor Konyukhov has managed to circumnavigate the earth in just over 11 days.

# australia - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Police seek motivation after man drives burning car into police station in Sydney

New South Wales Police are not treating the incident at Merrylands in western Sydney as a terrorist attack.

# australia - Monday 18 July, 2016

Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls

Two boys have been suspended over the account.

# australia - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Ballina, Australia: The surf town still reeling from shark attacks

A rise in shark sightings and attacks has shaken many residents.

# australia - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Amateur surgeon admits cutting off man's testicle in Australian hotel room

The patient posted an ad looking for someone to perform the unsanctioned surgery as he couldn’t afford a procedure.

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