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Australia

# australia - Yesterday’s News

Move over Amazon! Google is working on its own drone delivery service

So far, it has successfully delivered a number of items to farmers in the Australian outback, but the project is “years away” from becoming official.

# australia - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These politicians making waves abroad could have been your local TD Ynbti

These politicians making waves abroad could have been your local TD

Irish emigration works in mysterious ways…

# australia - Friday 22 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Vatican official uses trucking company to explain why Church is not responsible for child abuse by priests Child Abuse

Vatican official uses trucking company to explain why Church is not responsible for child abuse by priests

Survivors have said that he is making excuses for “inexcusable behaviour”.

# australia - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Couple charged with theft from passengers of missing flight MH370 MH370

Couple charged with theft from passengers of missing flight MH370

Yesterday, Australia’s Prime Minister says there is still “a reasonable chance” of finding the plane.

# australia - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From The Score Crotty to make full debut as All Blacks gear up for Australia rematch Bledisloe Cup

Crotty to make full debut as All Blacks gear up for Australia rematch

The sides drew 12-all in Sydney last weekend.

# australia - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Backpacker charged with concealing birth of her baby is allowed to come back to Ireland Australia

Backpacker charged with concealing birth of her baby is allowed to come back to Ireland

The 25-year-old had her passport returned to her today but she must go back to Australia for a hearing in October.

# australia - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The Score Wallabies go with Beale at 10 for Rugby Championship opener against All Blacks Bledisloe Cup

Wallabies go with Beale at 10 for Rugby Championship opener against All Blacks

Ewen McKenzie has left Bernard Foley among the replacements with Matt Toomua named in the centre.

# australia - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish backpacker charged with covering up death of newborn in Australian outback Western Australia

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.

# australia - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gammy father a “changed man” after paedophile conviction Baby Gammy

Gammy father a “changed man” after paedophile conviction

His adult son has defended his father. The parents are accused of abandoning their baby son who has Down syndrome.

# australia - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Australian gagging order has major implications for press freedom Censorship

Opinion: Australian gagging order has major implications for press freedom

A censorship order sought and secured by the Australian government sets a precedent for all common law countries – including Ireland.

# australia - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The Score 39 and out of contract, but Del Piero insists he will play on 1 More Year

39 and out of contract, but Del Piero insists he will play on

“I can follow my passion until I’m 90 years old,” says the Italian. Though he would be content with just one more season.

# australia - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Parents ‘abandoned’ baby with Down syndrome born to surrogate Australia

Parents ‘abandoned’ baby with Down syndrome born to surrogate

The Australian couple are reported to have had twins through a Thai surrogate.

# australia - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Airline forced to apologise after ‘warning passengers to flush their drugs’ Flush The Evidence

Airline forced to apologise after ‘warning passengers to flush their drugs’

The flight was carrying people home from a music festival.

# australia - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s Wikileaks’ latest revelation – about an “unprecedented” gagging order Superinjunction

Here’s Wikileaks’ latest revelation – about an “unprecedented” gagging order

The orgnaisation promised a big announcement last night. Here’s what it’s about.

# australia - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation Stalling

Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation

Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.

# australia - Monday 28 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’ United Nations

Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.

# australia - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The Score Will Skelton’s even bigger 19-year-old brother signs for the Chiefs Mammoth

Will Skelton’s even bigger 19-year-old brother signs for the Chiefs

At over 140kg and 6 ft 9 ins, Cameron Skelton is a huge unit.

# australia - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There are still human remains at the MH17 crash site Ukraine

There are still human remains at the MH17 crash site

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this makes it more important than ever that an international team be dispatched to the scene.

# australia - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site Ukraine

Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site

Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.

# australia - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heartbreaking statement from devastated family who lost 3 children and grandad in MH17 Mh17

Heartbreaking statement from devastated family who lost 3 children and grandad in MH17

“No hate in the world is as strong as the love we have for our children, for Mo, for Evie, for Otis.”

# australia - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Family of Stuart Butler ‘full of hope’ their son will be returned to them Byron Bay

Family of Stuart Butler ‘full of hope’ their son will be returned to them

Police in Byron Bay say they are now searching for the body of the 20-year-old Dublin man.

# australia - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘The waves didn’t seem huge… But we couldn’t paddle against it’ Byron Bay

‘The waves didn’t seem huge… But we couldn’t paddle against it’

Friends of Stuart Butler describe getting into trouble before the Irish surfer disappeared.

From TheJournal.ie Missing Irish surfer Stuart Butler has still not been found Australia

Missing Irish surfer Stuart Butler has still not been found

The 19-year-old got into difficult in the waters off Byron Bay on Saturday.

# australia - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Remains of MH17 victims to be handed over to Dutch authorities Mh17

Remains of MH17 victims to be handed over to Dutch authorities

A deal was reportedly also reached today with Ukrainian separatists over the recovery of the flight’s black boxes.

From TheJournal.ie Third day of search for missing Irish surfer Stuart Butler concludes in Australia Byron Bay

Third day of search for missing Irish surfer Stuart Butler concludes in Australia

The 19-year-old went missing off on Saturday and has not been found.

From TheJournal.ie Australia hits out at “shambolic” MH17 response Recovery Effort

Australia hits out at “shambolic” MH17 response

Tony Abbott called the downing of the plane “a crime”.

# australia - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia Missing

Irish surfer goes missing in the waters off Byron Bay in Australia

The man was surfing with two friends who were rescued.

# australia - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 100 AIDS experts were killed in the Ukraine plane crash Mh17

100 AIDS experts were killed in the Ukraine plane crash

They were on their way to a global conference in Australia.

# australia - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Political favouritism can now be seen from space All Of The Lights

Political favouritism can now be seen from space

A new study by an Australian university has used night time light to establish that economic activity gravitates towards the birth places of political leaders.

From The Daily Edge Great white shark dies after choking on a sea lion Shark Bait

# australia - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Score Adam Scott still chasing standards set by Greg Norman Advance Australia Fair

Adam Scott still chasing standards set by Greg Norman

The Australian is hoping to bridge a 21-year gap between Claret Jugs for his nation.

From The Score ‘Tongan Thor’ schoolboy sensation may take up Australian offers Big Future

‘Tongan Thor’ schoolboy sensation may take up Australian offers

18-year-old Taniela Tupou is in high demand thanks to a viral video of his hat-trick.

From The Daily Edge Man creates stunning ad to sell his piece of sh*t car One Careful Owner

Man creates stunning ad to sell his piece of sh*t car

It’s a sweet little 1999 number.

# australia - Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Anger over Australian campervan firm’s ‘little slut’ slogan Not Ok

Anger over Australian campervan firm’s ‘little slut’ slogan

The company has said it doesn’t try to be controversial and pokes fun at everything.

# australia - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Australian minister questions PETA tactics over video of sheep being beaten Animal Rights

Australian minister questions PETA tactics over video of sheep being beaten

The video shows shearers beating and throwing the animals, stamping on their necks and stitching wounds apparently without anaesthetic.

# australia - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Gary the Goat finds out he made it into the newspaper Oh Gary
From TheJournal.ie Australian judge to be investigated for ‘appalling’ comments on incest Investigation

Australian judge to be investigated for ‘appalling’ comments on incest

The judge reportedly said sex between siblings was gaining social acceptance just like homosexuality.

From TheJournal.ie The most spectacular piece of rubbish you’re likely to see Ultimate Fireball

The most spectacular piece of rubbish you’re likely to see

Space junk from a Russian rocket lit up the Australian sky.

# australia - Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Australian police charge woman in racist rant video Australia

Australian police charge woman in racist rant video

The woman racially abused an Asian train passenger, but said she was having a “really, really rotten day”.

# australia - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Two Dominos pizza branches got prank-called and put on the same phone line
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