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# backpacker - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

No prosecutions following probe into 1988 murder of German backpacker

Inga Maria Hauser disappeared shortly after arriving in Northern Ireland via a ferry from Scotland in April 1988.

# backpacker - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

British backpacker rescued from two-month hostage ordeal in Australia

Police, who found the young woman during a random traffic stop, say she was beaten, raped and choked.

# backpacker - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Body of British backpacker found six days after he called his girlfriend saying he injured himself

22-year-old Aiden Webb went missing in Vietnam while hiking a mountain solo.

# backpacker - 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.

# backpacker - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Missing British backpacker found after telling mother 'people were trying to hurt her'

Grace Taylor’s mother said sightings of the 21 year old reported she was “not in a good mental state”.

# backpacker - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Backpacker reunited with crush after missed connection poster goes viral True Luv

Backpacker reunited with crush after missed connection poster goes viral

And who said romance was dead?

# backpacker - Friday 5 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge A day in the life of an Irish fruit picker in Oz Fruity

A day in the life of an Irish fruit picker in Oz

It’s far from papaya and mangoes he was raised.

# backpacker - Friday 8 August, 2014

Irish backpacker charged with covering up death of newborn in Australian outback

The 25-year-old is said to have given birth at home alone.

# backpacker - Monday 4 March, 2013

Jill Meagher accused faces two other assault charges

It is believed one of the charges relates to the rape of a Dutch backpacker in July last year.

# backpacker - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Sydney man acquitted of fatal assault on Irish backpacker

A man is found not guilty of manslaughter in the case of Irishman Gearoid Walsh, 23, who was attacked outside a takeaway.

# backpacker - Sunday 19 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your Fix tonight: Labour picks its president; the cost of a second Greek bailout; the former government minister and the social network; The Boss looses his Big Man; and the dog who loves a riot.

Investigation into death of Irish backpacker in Australia

Police do not suspect foul play after a 28-year-old Irish woman died in a mini-van accident.

# backpacker - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Irish woman dies after accident whilst backpacking in Australia

The woman was fatally injured in an accident in the southern state of Victoria.