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Australia

# australia - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge Stranded snorkellers saved after writing huge SOS in the sand Castaway

Stranded snorkellers saved after writing huge SOS in the sand

And we thought that only happened in the movies.

# australia - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie MH370 search: “We have pursued every possible lead presented to us at this stage” Critical Juncture

MH370 search: “We have pursued every possible lead presented to us at this stage”

Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the search is at a “very critical juncture”.

# australia - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men’s violence against women Jill Meagher

Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men’s violence against women

Jill Meagher was murdered in 2012 – now her husband has written a searingly honest and powerful blogpost about violence against women.

From TheJournal.ie Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia We Want You

Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia

South Australian Immigration Department has added these occupations to their newly published list.

# australia - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From The Score ‘Big improvers’ Ireland key part of Wallabies RWC plan as November schedule is confirmed Twickenham Tests

‘Big improvers’ Ireland key part of Wallabies RWC plan as November schedule is confirmed

Ewen McKenzie should expect a very different outfit to the one he faced last time out on Lansdowne Road.

# australia - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 3-year-old girl believed to have been abducted found alive in Australia Found

3-year-old girl believed to have been abducted found alive in Australia

A major search operation was initiated to find 3-year-old Chloe Campbell.

# australia - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Rats chew through woman’s house from the inside out Ah Rats

Rats chew through woman’s house from the inside out

The rats are coming from inside the house.

# australia - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie MH370 searchers hopeful of finding wreckage within ‘days’ Malaysia Airlines

MH370 searchers hopeful of finding wreckage within ‘days’

Four transmissions have been detected by an Australian ship from what is believed to be the plane’s black box.

# australia - Monday 7 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie MH370: What do we know? What have we yet to find out? Q And A

MH370: What do we know? What have we yet to find out?

Here are some of the key questions in the search so far…

From TheJournal.ie Two signals detected are the “most promising lead” in search for MH370 MH370

Two signals detected are the “most promising lead” in search for MH370

Australian authorities warned that nothing would happen fast in the search for the missing plane.

# australia - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teams detect three underwater signals in search for missing plane MH370

Teams detect three underwater signals in search for missing plane

More ships and planes were diverted to the area in the Indian Ocean today to investigate whether they could have come from the plane’s black box.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Important and encouraging lead’ in search for missing Malaysia jet Hope

‘Important and encouraging lead’ in search for missing Malaysia jet

The Australian head of the mission urged caution about the signals similar to that of a black box which were detected yesterday saying: “We are working in a very big ocean and within a very large search area”.

# australia - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The goggles and swimming cap of a woman taken by a shark have been found Australia

The goggles and swimming cap of a woman taken by a shark have been found

Christine Armstrong was with a group of people on their regular morning swim when she went missing 350km south of Sydney.

# australia - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We’ll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over’ say officials Search

‘We’ll keep searching for flight MH370 till hell freezes over’ say officials

Australia officials vow to continue the search, however the prime minister said they could not be certain of success.

From TheJournal.ie Woman killed by shark during morning swim Disappeared

Woman killed by shark during morning swim

Christine Armstrong (63) had been with a group but was attacked after she turned back.

# australia - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie British nuclear sub joins search for MH370 as time is running out to find black box HMS Tireless

British nuclear sub joins search for MH370 as time is running out to find black box

Despite extensive scouring ships and planes have so far found nothing that would indicate a crash site.

# australia - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine Irish Abroad

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine

ABC News reports that it is believed that 27-year-old Kevin Browne slipped and fell from rigging at the Hard Times mine in Queensland.

# australia - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mr Tayto’s stumbling Australian television debut is magnificent Tayto Tumble

Mr Tayto’s stumbling Australian television debut is magnificent

That giant crisp is doing us proud.

# australia - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch builders shout unexpectedly lovely comments at women Hollaback Boys

Watch builders shout unexpectedly lovely comments at women

OI! THAT COLOUR REALLY WORKS ON YOU.

From TheJournal.ie 122 new objects spotted in the Indian Ocean, but nobody’s sure they’re MH370 Search Goes On

122 new objects spotted in the Indian Ocean, but nobody’s sure they’re MH370

Two objects seen from a civil aircraft appeared to be rope, and that a New Zealand military plane spotted a blue object.

From TheJournal.ie Search for MH370 resumes in area ‘as close to nowhere as it’s possible to be’ MH370

Search for MH370 resumes in area ‘as close to nowhere as it’s possible to be’

Weather conditions in the area have allowed for searches to resume today.

# australia - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New floating objects spotted in hunt for missing Malaysia flight Flight MH370

New floating objects spotted in hunt for missing Malaysia flight

They were spotted by civilian aircraft in the Indian ocean.

# australia - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Score Six Nations champions Ireland confirm November Test schedule Details

Six Nations champions Ireland confirm November Test schedule

Joe Schmidt’s side will face South Africa and Georgia before finishing against Australia.

# australia - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about the death of a man found outside Cabra House pub, the murder of Michael Hunt in London and surrogate mothers.

From TheJournal.ie Australian police searching for ‘multiple babies’ in secret graves at rural home Queensland

Australian police searching for ‘multiple babies’ in secret graves at rural home

Police say that there is only one family involved in the case, in the rural town of Gin Gin.

From TheJournal.ie 10-year-old girl survives shark attack in Australia Beneath The Surface

10-year-old girl survives shark attack in Australia

Paramedics treated the girl at the scene before she was taken to hospital.

# australia - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish lads write gas song about emigrating from Cork to Australia Mallow To Sydney

Irish lads write gas song about emigrating from Cork to Australia

Don’t forget you’re a proud Irish man.

# australia - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Emotional ad sees Irish parents meet their granddaughter for the first time Go To Granny

# australia - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about Rehab Group salaries, the sad passing of Christine Buckley and the continuing search for the Malaysian Airlines plane.

From TheJournal.ie Drug-carrying drone discovered hovering outside Melbourne prison Getting High

Drug-carrying drone discovered hovering outside Melbourne prison

One man’s been arrested and is due back before court next Monday…

From TheJournal.ie Irwin stabbed ‘hundreds of times’ by stingray Crocodile Hunter

Irwin stabbed ‘hundreds of times’ by stingray

Irwin died while filming a documentary in 2006 at the Great Barrier Reef.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists are planning to zap space debris with lasers Zero Gravity

Scientists are planning to zap space debris with lasers

It’s hoped scenarios like the one depicted in the sci-fi movie ‘Gravity’ can be prevented by striking dangerous bits of debris with lasers based on Earth.

# australia - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Burglar caught on CCTV robbing a charity shop in a G-string Strung Out

Burglar caught on CCTV robbing a charity shop in a G-string

He wasn’t scantily clad for long, though. He robbed himself a Batman costume. As you do.

# australia - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish nurse killed in car crash in Australia Tragedy

Irish nurse killed in car crash in Australia

Laura Neville, who had graduated from Trinity College Dublin, had been working in Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Snake gobbles up crocodile after fierce battle Cold Blooded

Snake gobbles up crocodile after fierce battle

“When you actually looked at the snake, you could actually see the crocodile’s ridges, legs and everything inside its belly,” a witness said.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea deports 75-year-old Australian after he signs “confession” Free

North Korea deports 75-year-old Australian after he signs “confession”

The missionary had been detained last month for distributing religious material.

# australia - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Eoghan Quigg’s Eurovision effort gets a helping hand from Mrs Brown Mrs Brown's Boy

Eoghan Quigg’s Eurovision effort gets a helping hand from Mrs Brown

Brendan O’Carroll is playing Quigg’s Eurosong effort, The Movie Song, before every show of Mrs Brown’s Australian tour.

# australia - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: Israel Folau starts his season with a Super Rugby hat-trick Izzy

VIDEO: Israel Folau starts his season with a Super Rugby hat-trick

The Wallabies fullback got on the end of three Waratahs attack to earn himself a trio of tries.

# australia - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The Score Jim Stynes to be commemorated in Australia with bronze statue Legend

Jim Stynes to be commemorated in Australia with bronze statue

The late Dubliner becomes only the fifth athlete to be inducted into the Avenue of Legends.

# australia - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Australian off licence’s “Lick-her Here” sign is rather amusing Lick Her Here

This Australian off licence’s “Lick-her Here” sign is rather amusing

You definitely couldn’t walk by without having a gawk.

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