Australia

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Stephen Callaghan wrote a letter which said his daughter left for school in 2017 'but when she returned home in the afternoon she was from 1968'

China's top newspaper slams Australian reports on interference as 'paranoid and racist'

China's top newspaper slams Australian reports on interference as 'paranoid and racist'

China's top newspaper slams Australian media as 'paranoid and racist'

The Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, has said he is taking allegations of Chinese interference very seriously

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriage

Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriage

Parliamentary assent follows overwhelming public vote in favour of recognising gay marriage

The incident took place at around 3pm local time

One dead, several injured after car rams pedestrians in Australia

One dead, several injured after car rams pedestrians in Australia

Several stabbings reported in brawl in Perth suburb of Canning Vale

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Katie Hopkins sends support to Jack Maynard after he's booted from I'm A Celebrity

Katie Hopkins sends support to Jack Maynard after he's booted out of I'm A Celebrity

Katie Hopkins sends support to Jack Maynard after he's booted out of the jungle

Katie Hopkins said Jack Maynard is an 'angel' in comparison to her

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for World War One battlefield are scrapped

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for World War One battlefield are scrapped

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for WW1 battlefield are scrapped

Roughly 10,000 Australians were either wounded or killed on the Bullecourt killing fields in 1917

As Iain Lee prepares for I'm A Celebrity, take a look at his career so far

Who Is Iain Lee? The amazing career of talkRADIO's I'm A Celebrity star

Who Is Iain Lee? The amazing career of talkRADIO's I'm A Celebrity star

Our late-night star is one of Britain's most versatile and controversial broadcasters

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

'I'm A Celebrity will be a doddle for Kezia Dugdale after being in Scottish Labour's bear pit'

'I'm A Celebrity will be a doddle for Kezia Dugdale after being in Scottish Labour's bear pit'

'I'm A Celebrity will be a doddle for Kezia Dugdale compared to Scottish Labour'

Former advisor John McTernan says anyone who thinks Kezia Dugdale should be with constituents has 'no sense of humour and no heart either'

Iain Lee to appear on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here

talkRADIO star Iain Lee 'to appear on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here'

Iain Lee 'to appear on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here'

Ian Lee will be a late arrival to the camp as 10 contestants have already arrived in the jungle

New Caledonia issued tsunami warning and evacuation alert after a magnitude 7.0 Earthquake

Tsunami warning issued to New Caledonia following magnitude 7.0 earthquake

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has led to New Caledonia being warned of a tsunami as well a possible evacuation alert.

University of Sydney advert breaks watchdog rules on racism

University of Sydney advert breaks watchdog rules on racism

University of Sydney advert breaks watchdog rules on racism

The advert included a photo of children’s hands grasping a chain-link fence alongside the phrase 'unlearn criminal'

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

White supremacist asks 'what race is Islam' but lawmaker hits back with brilliant response

White supremacist asks 'what race is Islam' but lawmaker hits back with brilliant response

White supremacist asks 'what race is Islam' but lawmaker hits back

Senator Sam Dastyari was called a 'monkey' and 'terrorist' by white supremacist group Patriot Blue

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Sia leaks nude photos on Twitter after discovering someone trying to sell them

Sia leaks nude photos on Twitter after discovering someone trying to sell them

Sia leaks nude photos on Twitter after discovering someone trying to sell them

Twitter users have been praising her for the decision

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Modern slavery: Fruit pickers in Australia 'brainwashed with religion', says undercover journalist

Modern slavery: Fruit pickers in Australia 'brainwashed with religion', says undercover journalist

Undercover journalist claims fruit pickers in Australia are 'brainwashed'

Reporter Saiful Hasam also claimed many fruit workers in the country are struggling with debt

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Australian same-sex marriage voting envelopes sent back with razor blades inside

Australian same-sex marriage survey: Voting envelopes sent back with razor blades inside

Razor blades found in same-sex marriage voting envelopes in Australia

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has also said some envelopes have been sent back with dirt inside

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Turnout for the same-sex marriage survey has been extremely high

The final battle for same-sex marriage is being fought in Australia - and it has implications for all of us

'Australia could soon back same-sex marriage, whether church likes it or not'

Church leaders have ploughed millions into the 'No' campaign, but hopefully it won't be enough

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Passengers criticise 'hysterical, screaming AirAsia crew' for causing panic during emergency

Passengers criticise 'hysterical, screaming AirAsia crew' for causing panic during emergency

Passengers criticise 'screaming AirAsia crew' for causing panic during emergency

The plane dropped 20,000 feet due to a cabin pressure issue and had to return to Perth, Australia

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Mother and son survive with no food in Australian outback for 10 days

Mother and son survive with no food in Australian outback for 10 days

Mother and son survive with no food in Australian outback for 10 days

The pair had removed ticks and leeches from each other and used leaves to collect water

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Stolen truck explodes in fireball after crashing into four cars in Australia

Stolen truck explodes in fireball after crashing into four cars in Australia

Stolen truck explodes in fireball after crashing into four cars in Australia

Several people are injured including one man who is in a critical condition

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Sateki Siale has been jailed for 24 years with a no parole period of 17 years

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

'If Ben Stokes started the Mbargo fight, he should lose the England cricket vice-captaincy' says Derek Pringle

'If Stokes started the fight, England should take the vice-captaincy away'

Former England cricketer Derek Pringle says there's no excuse for violence

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Pizzeria criticised for hanging taxidermy cow from ceiling

Pizzeria criticised for hanging taxidermy cow from ceiling

Pizzeria criticised for hanging taxidermy cow from ceiling

Owners Federico and Melissa Pisanelli say they want to educate people about where their food comes from

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Manhunt continues for crocodile killer in Australia

Manhunt continues for crocodile killer in Australia

Manhunt continues for crocodile killer in Australia

It is feared younger crocodiles will become aggressive as they compete for the position of the dead crocodile

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Tourist severely burned after falling into hot artesian bore in Australia

Tourist severely burned after falling into boiling borehole in Australia

Tourist severely burned after falling into boiling borehole in Australia

The Royal Flying Doctor Service says the man had been travelling as part of a convoy of six vehicles when the incident happened

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

SAS soldier cleared of war crimes despite cutting hands off 'two dead Taliban fighters'

SAS soldier cleared of war crimes despite cutting hands off 'Taliban fighters'

Soldier cleared of war crime after cutting hands off 'Taliban fighters'

The soldier cut the hands off the bodies in 2013 on a combined operation with the Afghan national security service and the Australian Special Operations Task Group

Woman burned alive by rare skin disease triggered by tumour she named Norman

Woman nearly burned alive by rare skin disease triggered by tumour she named Norman

Woman nearly burned alive due to tumour she named Norman

Harriet Stuckey is now ticking off items on her bucket list whilst she suffers from Castleman’s disease

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Researchers claim there are signs of life underneath Antarctic ice

Researchers claim there are signs of life underneath Antarctic ice

Researchers claim there are signs of life underneath Antarctic ice

The study, conducted by the Australian National University, found life could exist in a network of caves created by volcanic activity underneath glaciers

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Schoolboy speaks out about transitioning to female and then back to male

Schoolboy speaks out about transitioning to female and then back to male

Schoolboy speaks out about transitioning to female and then back to male

Patrick Mitchell revealed that he started transitioning to a girl at the age of 12 but is now transitioning back to a boy

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia

Jean Huang suffered a cardiac arrest last week and later died in hospital

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Man arrested after video emerges of violent kangaroo killing

Man arrested after video emerges of violent kangaroo killing

Man arrested after video emerges of violent kangaroo killing

The video shows a man cutting a kangaroo's throat whilst someone laughs in the background

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Huge asteroid to come within miles of Earth on Friday

Huge asteroid called Florence to narrowly miss Earth on Friday

Huge asteroid to narrowly miss Earth on Friday

Florence will be 4.4 million miles away, the largest asteroid to make a recent flyby of the planet

Friday, August 25, 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017

Australian authorities discover packages filled with 94 native reptiles

Australian authorities discover packages filled with 94 native reptiles

Australian authorities discover packages filled with 94 native reptiles

Some of the reptiles were venomous such as the death adder and king brown snakes

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Drag queens in Australia save man from beating, then go for attackers themselves

Drag queens in Australia save man from beating, then go for attackers themselves

Drag queens save man from beating, then go for attackers themselves

The incident took place on Oxford Street in Sydney earlier in August

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Australian politician blasted for wearing burqa while calling for ban in Senate

Australian politician blasted for wearing burqa while calling for ban in Senate

Australian politician blasted for wearing burqa while calling for ban in Senate

Pauline Hanson, the leader of the rightwing One Nation party, was criticised by Malcom Turnbull's government

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Australia twin terror plots called 'most sophisticated' attempted in the country

Australia Isis plot dubbed 'most sophisticated' terror attempt in country's history

Isis plot dubbed 'most sophisticated' terror attempt in Australia's history

Two men who have been charged with terror offences were reportedly involved in an attempt to place a bomb on an Etihad flight leaving Sydney

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Racist graffiti including swastika causes outrage at University of Sydney

Racist graffiti including swastika causes outrage at University of Sydney

Racist graffiti including swastika causes outrage at University of Sydney

Graffiti which was offensive towards Chinese students was discovered at the University of Sydney

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Teenager accused of flying drone over racetrack causing chaos for nearby helicopters

Teenager accused of flying drone over racetrack causing chaos for nearby helicopters

Teenager accused of flying drone over racetrack causing chaos for helicopters

Police claim a 17-year-old flew a drone over the Townsville Street Circuit during a Supercars Championship race in Australia

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Pig head in swastika bag left outside Islamic school in Australia

Pig head left in swastika bag outside Islamic school in Australia

Pig head left in swastika bag outside Islamic school in Australia

The bag was discovered at around 6:30am by staff at the school

Inquiry hears Grenfell Tower style fire could take place in Australia in matter of time

Australian inquiry hears Grenfell Tower-style disaster is just a matter of time

Australian inquiry hears Grenfell Tower-style disaster is just a matter of time

An Australian Senate inquiry is looking at the use of non-conforming building materials and has heard thousands of buildings are at risk

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Suspects of shot down Malaysia Airlines flight to be prosecuted in the Netherlands

Suspects in Malaysia Airlines Ukraine crash to be prosecuted in the Netherlands

Suspects in Malaysia Airlines Ukraine crash to be prosecuted in the Netherlands

Malaysia, Australia, Belgium, Ukraine and the Netherlands are to work together on prosecuting those suspected of shooting down a flight in 2014

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Australia's highest-ranking Catholic Cardinal George Pell denies charges of historical sex offences

Australia's highest-ranking Catholic cardinal denies charges of historical sex offences

Vatican official Cardinal George Pell charged with historical sex offences

Cardinal George Pell is expected to appear at a filing hearing at Melbourne Magistrates Court on July 18

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Australian police discover SOS sign was made by pair after yacht was attacked by crocodiles

Australian police discover SOS sign was made by pair after yacht 'was attacked by crocodiles'

Police find SOS sign made by pair after yacht was 'attacked by crocodiles'

A search for missing people began after a helicopter pilot spotted an SOS, but it turned out to be from 2013

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Australia's Julie Bishop to introduce law preventing registered paedophiles from travelling to find overseas victims

Australian MPs to debate law preventing registered paedophiles from leaving country

Australian MPs to debate law preventing paedophiles from leaving country

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced the bill at a press conference in Canberra

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

WATCH: Australian man arrives at McDonald's in helicopter

WATCH: Australian man arrives at McDonald's in helicopter

WATCH: Australian man arrives at McDonald's in helicopter

Onlookers were amazed to see a man get out of a helicopter just to purchase food from McDonald's

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Teenager targeted men on Grindr, threatening to expose them as paedophiles

Teen predator blackmailed men on Grindr by threatening to out them as paedophiles

Teen Grindr blackmailer threatened to out men as paedophiles

A 17-year-old acted as part of a group who demanded men they met on Grindr to give them money and mobile phones

Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan, says Malcolm Turnbull

Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan, says PM

Australia considers NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan

The country has close to 300 soldiers in Afghanistan, and Malcolm Turnbull is considering sending more

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Australian soldier killed by falling tree branch during training exercise

Australian soldier killed by falling tree branch during training exercise

Australian soldier killed by falling tree branch during training exercise

The Australian Defence Force confirmed the death and has extended its deepest sympathies to the soldier’s family and friends

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery in Australia

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery in Australia

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery

Choity Khatun had body parts of her twin growing inside of her and before surgery it was thought she had little chance of surviving

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

New analysis suggests new possible location for Malaysian Airlines MH370

Fresh analysis suggests new possible location for Malaysian Airlines MH370

Fresh analysis suggests new possible location for Malaysian Airlines MH370

The flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board disappeared in 2014

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Snakes are seen euthanised after being found in Melbourne

Huge shipment of deadly snakes, spiders and scorpions found by police in Australia

Huge shipment of snakes, spiders and scorpions found by police in Australia

This has to be one of the dumbest attempts at smuggling in history

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Australian butcher's photo shoot causes stir because of nude model

Nude model causes stir in Australian butcher's photo shoot

Nude model causes stir in Australian butcher's photo shoot

A photographer for the North Coast Times took the image, and it caused a bit of a storm when it was posted on Facebook this week

The Fang Blenny - the colourful fish which can inject you with a heroin-like poison

Meet the Fang Blenny - a fanged fish that shoots heroin-like poison to drug predators

Meet Fang Blenny - a fanged fish that drugs predators with heroin-like poison

The venom offers hopes it can be extracted and used in painkillers

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

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Shark found in puddle after Australia cyclone

Shark found in puddle after Australia cyclone

After Cyclone Debbie hit Queensland, a shark ended up stranded in a puddle

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Woman burned after battery-operated headphones explode on flight to Melbourne

Safety warning after woman burned in battery-operated headphones explosion on flight to Melbourne

Woman burned after battery-operated headphones explode on flight

The incident happened on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne after the woman fell asleep

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Man who allegedly posed as Justin Bieber online charged with more than 900 sex offences

Man who 'posed as Justin Bieber online' charged with more than 900 sex offences

Man who 'posed as Justin Bieber online' charged with more than 900 sex offences

Gordon Douglas Chalmers has been accused of more than 900 sexual offences dating back 10 years

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