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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Australian

All time
# Cricket
Australia record 185-run victory over England to retain the Ashes
Pat Cummins took 4-43 in 24 overs as Australia close in on a first Test series win in England since 2001.
# It's Quizness time
Quiz: Australia wants to end revolving door of Prime Ministers - but how well do you remember them?
Scott Morrison, anyone?
# fraser anning
Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration
He also sparked widespread opposition by calling for a ban on Muslim migrants.
'Number one, rugby is about expressing yourself. You've got to play'
Connacht’s new head coach, Andy Friend, wants his team to play without any fear.
# Rescue
'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain
Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on Mount Aspiring.
# Air China
Flight from Paris to Beijing turns back after terror false alarm
A man has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.
# Caught Out
Australian granny tricked into smuggling crystal meth escapes death penalty in Malaysia
The woman travelled to China to meet a man she met online, who then asked her to carry the drugs.
# ticket touting
Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes
He used forged ‘all area access’ passes to bring concertgoers into the stadium.
# On the Record
An Australian politician proposed during a same-sex marriage debate and it was a lovely moment
“This debate has been the soundtrack to our relationship.”
# Murray Island
55-year-old Australian diver 'lucky to be alive' after being mauled by giant bull shark
“He has severe bites to his left arm and some minor lacerations across his stomach,” a paramedic told news agency AFP.
# Au Revoir
Quade Cooper turns attention to playing Fifa with Jarryd Hayne after quitting Toulon
Both men had hoped to be playing sevens at the Olympics.
# Brazil
Body of missing Australian man discovered near Rio De Janeiro
25-year-old Rye Hunt disappeared on 21 May from the Copacabana Beach area.
# Down Under
Take a break and watch this shirtless man stop a robbery at a fast food restaurant
It would seem he removed his shirt especially for his heroics.
# f**king cake
The woman who went viral with her story of 'parent sex' has another message for mothers
She’s back, and it’s reached even more people than last time.
# not today
This kid was NOT in the mood for posing for the family Christmas card
He is ALL OF US.
# Caught Out
Australian YouTube star caught out faking 'honesty' social experiments
Adrian Gee pretended to be a blind man who stopped people on the street and asked them for change.
# Profile
What should Munster fans expect from new signing Mark Chisholm?
The former Wallaby offers a wealth of experience, leadership, work-rate and lineout skills.
# Setback
Heart procedure means Clermont out-half Brock James to miss start of season
The Australian playmaker will be sidelined for around two months.
# prinking out loud
We chanced our arm at getting into Ed Sheeran's secret gig... Here's how we got on
The singer is playing an intimate gig for a small number of fans in Whelan’s tonight.
# Say what?
Australian minister says same-sex marriage could be bad for beef exports
“I don’t think if you go and pass a piece of legislation and say a diamond is a square makes diamonds squares – they’re two different things.”
# no thank you
It rained tiny spiders in this Australian town
# Speculation
Blanchett denies gay past as lesbian movie wows Cannes
‘Carol’, a film set in 1950s New York, is already generating Oscar buzz.
# grainy
Watch English and Australian people try to pronounce Bláthnaid, Oisín and Meadbh
Basically, no one outside of Ireland knows how to say our names.
# Adrian Bayley
Man who raped and killed Jill Meagher convicted of three more rapes
One was just two months before Meagher was killed.
# Sydney
Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State
Authorities said the boys were radicalised over the Internet and their parents were shocked.
# funsize films
Five continents, one year, 365 strangers
One Australian couple’s ‘pursuit of humanity’.
# Land down under
Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke
The younger adventurer had to think fast after being attacked by the large reptile.
# Airport
Australian couple stopped leaving Thailand with "surrogate" baby
The men were stopped because they didn’t have complete documents for the child.
# Ukraine
Shelling hampers search as experts continue to scour MH17 site
Armed rebel fighters have remained at the scene to keep an eye on the gathered journalists.
# Rolf Harris
I'm a "touchy-feely sort of person", Harris tells sex assault trial
The entertainer’s accused of 12 counts of indecent assault against four female complainants, aged from seven or eight to 19.
Doctors remove inch-long cockroach from Australian man's ear
“They said they had never pulled an insect this large out of someone’s ear.”
# Interview
Paul Warwick: Munster years were the most special in my rugby career
The versatile Australian back reflects on the famous games against Australia and New Zealand at Thomond Park.
# Nelson Mandela
SA President cancels business trip to be near an ailing Mandela
An Australian minister has apologised for making a serious gaffe, telling a business dinner Mandela had died.
# hit or kiss
Some pearls of Aussie wisdom from Ireland’s new head coach Les Kiss
The Australian will take charge of the national team for the summer rugby tour to North America.
# job hunter
I didn’t wake up on Sunday, see them lose and capitalise on that – McKenzie on Ireland
The Australian revealed in a newspaper column, however, that he hopes to be in a new coaching job by August.
# rocky ii
Signed, sealed and delivered: Rocky Elsom back in Europe with Toulon
The former Leinster flanker could be back in Dublin very soon.
# Discover Ireland
"Stuff I learned about Ireland" - what an Australian visitor thinks of us
“These people are insane, especially on country roads…”
# Slump
Opinion: Connacht need Dan Parks back in form to end losing skid
The Scottish international’s kicking stats have dropped to 50% during a run of three successive defeats.
# Australia
Australian visa rule changes will open country to more Irish skilled workers
New South Wales has made it easier for skilled migrants to settle there by expanding its Skilled Occupations List.
# zzzebo
'You have to go to bed tonight and know you're going to wake up and put everything on the line' - Les Kiss
Ireland’s backs coach was relaxed enough to joke about the Andrew Trimble, David Skrela mix-up before tomorrow’s trench warfare.