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#Australia

# australia - Today’s News

From The42 Jubilant scenes as hosts Australia win Asian Cup after beating South Korea in a thriller Champions

Jubilant scenes as hosts Australia win Asian Cup after beating South Korea in a thriller

James Troisi scored the winning goal in extra-time after Korea had grabbed injury-time equaliser.

# australia - Yesterday’s News

From The42 AFC chief ‘stunned’ amid reports that certain countries want Australia out of Asian football Controversy

AFC chief ‘stunned’ amid reports that certain countries want Australia out of Asian football

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said his comments had been “manipulated”.

# australia - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Colleen McCullough, who wrote the hugely successful book ‘The Thorn Birds’, has died RIP

Colleen McCullough, who wrote the hugely successful book ‘The Thorn Birds’, has died

The internationally acclaimed Australian author died in hospital.

Police bullets killed Sydney siege hostage Katrina Dawson

The inquest into December’s café siege has heard that the mum of three was killed by fragments from a police bullet or bullets.

# australia - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge There’s a kangaroo on the loose in Austria (NOT Australia) Boxing Clever

# australia - Monday 26 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Soundest bike thief ever returns bike, leaves excellent apology note So Sorry

# australia - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From The42 Broken collarbone rules Quade Cooper out of Super Rugby for three months Under The Knife

Broken collarbone rules Quade Cooper out of Super Rugby for three months

On the plus side, he’ll be nice and fresh for the World Cup.

# australia - Friday 23 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Australian tourist asks Americans to imitate his accent, with amusing results Accent Challenge

Twenty-six Irish people to be deported from Australia over alleged home repair scam

The arrests were made after a large number of complaints about conmen with Irish accents.

# australia - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Seven Irishmen from same family arrested over alleged home repair scam in Australia

It’s reported they were convincing elderly people to hand over cash and then leaving the work incomplete or shoddily done.

From The42 Tim Cahill is back scoring spectacular goals Eat My Goal

Tim Cahill is back scoring spectacular goals

The Asia Cup favourites beat China 2-0 this morning.

Irish people love New Zealand… almost 20,000 have moved there

A further 5,000 people are expected to leave for New Zealand this year.

# australia - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From Business ETC Minted Netflix is aiming for global domination Stay Classy Planet

Minted Netflix is aiming for global domination

The online streaming service is planning to speed up its expansion as total subscribers passed 57 million in 2014

# australia - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irishman Barry Lyttle allowed to move closer to his brother recovering in hospital

The 33-year-old appeared in court today after allegedly punching his brother Patrick in the head following a minor disagreement outside a Sydney nightclub.

“Remarkably stupid” Irishman gets stuck in air vent sneaking into Australian nightclub

Hugh McMahon had reportedly been thrown out twice already.

# australia - Monday 19 January, 2015

Australian beaches reopen as ‘monster shark’ moves on Going To Need A Bigger Boat This post contains videos

Australian beaches reopen as ‘monster shark’ moves on

The monster shark has been nicknamed ‘Bruce’.

# australia - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Great White Shark “the size of a car” shuts down Australia beaches for 7 straight days

A shark of this size could “bite a person in half,” a beach inspector said.

# australia - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

We had 10 questions for the glitterbomb guy

All that glitters actually might be gold for this young man.

# australia - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This website offers to send glitter to your enemies as the ultimate revenge Glitter Bomb

# australia - Friday 9 January, 2015

Irish man allegedly punched by his brother regains consciousness in Sydney hospital

Patrick Lyttle woke up and is sitting up in bed, almost a week after the attack.

Parts of Melbourne Airport evacuated after security alert directed at airline

Tigerair was the focus of the safety concerns.

# australia - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The42 Spidercam caught up in controversy as Australian captain blames camera for dropped catch The Wire This post contains videos

# australia - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 ‘The intensity is at ridiculous levels under Schmidt and it’s 24/7′ Psychology

‘The intensity is at ridiculous levels under Schmidt and it’s 24/7′

32-times capped Ireland prop Tom Court continues to march to his own unique beat at London Irish.

# australia - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Three members of Kerry family injured in fatal Australia crash

Police say the driver of the other car was drunk.

# australia - Monday 5 January, 2015

Race against time to save homes from bushfires, as weather conditions set to worsen

Temperatures are forecast to soar again above 38 degrees later this week. The region hasn’t seen fires this bad in three decades.

Irish man remains critical as brother accused of punching him is granted bail

33-year-old Barry Lyttle must surrender his passport.

# australia - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Homes destroyed in worst bushfires in South Australia for three decades

More than a dozen homes have already been destroyed in the fire and there are concerns that lives could be at risk.

# australia - Friday 2 January, 2015

Shark sighting closes Australia’s Bondi Beach

A police helicopter spotted what may have been a bull shark.

# australia - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Happy New Year! The world has started ringing in 2015

The clock has struck midnight in several countries already.

Skin cancer rates are so high in Australia, they’ve BANNED sunbeds

It’s part of a crackdown on tanning in Oz, which has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world.

# australia - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bungling thief caught on camera trying to blow up ATM… and knocking himself over Whoops

Bungling thief caught on camera trying to blow up ATM… and knocking himself over

The man lost his hat and flip-flops in the blast.

# australia - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From The42 Winners alright! 10 horses that grabbed the headlines in 2014 Best Of The Best

Winners alright! 10 horses that grabbed the headlines in 2014

2014 was another year in which racing fans gained some new favourites and said goodbye to some old ones.

Man accused of plotting terrorist attack in Australia appeared on ISIS TV debate

Sulayman Khalid gained media attention for a TV appearance earlier this year.

# australia - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

‘She was destined to change the world’: Families mourn Australian siege heroes

Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were laid to rest today.

# australia - Monday 22 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Santa Claus* saved a man from a burning building Santa Saves The Day

Santa Claus* saved a man from a burning building

Okay, not the real Santa Claus.

Dad and two young sons survive 10 days in hostile Australian outback

Both children are now recovering in hospital.

# australia - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Mother charged with murder of eight children in Australia

The children ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years.

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