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#Australia

# australia - Friday 19 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back Malaysia Airlines

'It was like hell': Passengers terrified as 'shaking' Malaysia Airlines flight forced turn back

Flight MH122 was heading from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur when one of its engines shut down.

# australia - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first Drone Rescue

Drone rescues two Australian swimmers in world's first

Australia is leading the use of the technology in surf lifesaving, with dozens of drones being trialled on beaches around the country.

From The Daily Edge Will Smith narrating his trip to the zoo on Instagram is just the purest thing Wombat Smith

# australia - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter The Channels

Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter

The Australian soap has become a must-watch in many households. But what has given this Aussie rollercoaster such a warm place in Irish hearts? Emer McLysaght investigates ahead of the show’s 30th birthday tomorrow.

Nightmare 2018 opener for Ireland's Sam Bennett as he's forced way down the field in Oz Broken Chain This post contains videos

# australia - Saturday 13 January, 2018

UFC puts another interim title on the line after injury strikes middleweight champion

Robert Whittaker was ruled medically unable to defend his title at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia and will be replaced by Yoel Romero.

# australia - Friday 12 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia Wanted

People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia

Daniel Twohig is wanted in relation to an outstanding conviction warrant for numerous offences.

# australia - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gay couples marry in midnight ceremonies across Australia Australia

Gay couples marry in midnight ceremonies across Australia

Marriage equality became law on 9 December with overwhelming support in Parliament.

# australia - Monday 8 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Power cuts and fire bans as Sydney swelters in hottest temperatures since 1939 47.3

Power cuts and fire bans as Sydney swelters in hottest temperatures since 1939

Residents have been urged to limit their time out of doors as temperatures soar.

# australia - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with murder over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth Charles McCarthy

Man charged with murder over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth

Charles McCarthy was allegedly struck on the head in the attack. He died in hospital.

# australia - Monday 1 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Prominent British CEO and family killed in Australian seaplane crash Australia

Prominent British CEO and family killed in Australian seaplane crash

One pilot and five passengers died following the crash yesterday.

# australia - Sunday 31 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Six bodies recovered after Sydney seaplane crash Investigation

Six bodies recovered after Sydney seaplane crash

There are reports that four of the passengers were British nationals.

Wallabies star Hunt stood down from all rugby activity as he faces drug charges

Rugby Australia have released a statement this morning.

# australia - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Wallabies and Reds back Hunt charged with drug possession

Rugby Australia and the Queensland Rugby Union launched an investigation after Karmichael Hunt was arrested.

# australia - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man in court over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth Charles McCarthy

Man in court over fatal late-night attack on Irishman in Perth

Charles McCarthy was allegedly struck on the head in the attack. He died in hospital.

# australia - Saturday 23 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with 18 counts of attempted murder over Melbourne car attack Australia

Man charged with 18 counts of attempted murder over Melbourne car attack

12 people remain in hospital, three of whom are in a critical condition.

# australia - Friday 22 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack Australia

Irish woman in stable condition after being injured in Melbourne car attack

Of the 20 people injured, three remain in a critical condition.

# australia - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish person injured by car driven into crowd on busy street in Melbourne Australia

Irish person injured by car driven into crowd on busy street in Melbourne

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.

From TheJournal.ie 'No evidence to suggest terrorism' after car is driven into crowd in Melbourne Australia This post contains videos

'No evidence to suggest terrorism' after car is driven into crowd in Melbourne

19 people have been injured, some critically, and two men have been arrested.

# australia - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian police accidentally put its plans to arrest a North Korean agent on Twitter I Don't Think He Saw

Australian police accidentally put its plans to arrest a North Korean agent on Twitter

Luckily, the man was not paying attention to their Twitter feed.

# australia - Monday 18 December, 2017

Australia win Ashes with crushing victory in third Test

But it wasn’t without controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Woman 'lucky to be alive' after two days stuck in Australian mine shaft Lightning Ridge

Woman 'lucky to be alive' after two days stuck in Australian mine shaft

She tripped and fell down the eight-metre (26-foot) deep shaft while out for a walk.

# australia - Saturday 16 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First gay weddings take place in Australia Australia

First gay weddings take place in Australia

The historic reforms were given royal assent on 8 December.

# australia - Friday 15 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions Abuse Report

Australian child abuse report finds years of 'serious failings' in its institutions

In total, more than 4,000 institutions were accused of abuse.

# australia - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish tourist missing in Australia found safe and well Found

Irish tourist missing in Australia found safe and well

Craig Lambe (25) had been missing from Kingsford in New South Wales since 12.30pm yesterday.

# australia - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian police issue appeal for missing Irish tourist Craig Lambe Missing

Australian police issue appeal for missing Irish tourist Craig Lambe

Craig Lambe (25) was last seen leaving a home in Kingsford in New South Wales yesterday.

# australia - Saturday 9 December, 2017

England cricket player dropped after pouring drink over teammate's head on night out

‘I’m disappointed. With what we have had to go through already with these problems, it is not acceptable.’

# australia - Friday 8 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenage boy (17) killed in Australia after alleged gang fight Perth

Irish teenage boy (17) killed in Australia after alleged gang fight

A woman has been charged with murder.

I was 'stitched up' by Aussies over headbutt incident – Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow reiterated there was no wrongdoing following his coming together with Cameron Bancroft prior to the Ashes.

# australia - Thursday 7 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'What a day for love, for equality': Australia passes same-sex marriage bill in landslide vote Marriage Equality

'What a day for love, for equality': Australia passes same-sex marriage bill in landslide vote

Only a handful of politicians voted against the law change.

# australia - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Tim Cahill announces shock departure from Melbourne City with his eyes on the World Cup

Cahill confirmed the decision on Wednesday, with Melbourne announcing the mutual agreement, effective immediately.

# australia - Monday 4 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian MP proposes during same-sex marriage debate in House of Representatives It's A Yes

Australian MP proposes during same-sex marriage debate in House of Representatives

Tim Wilson has reportedly been engaged to Ryan Bolger for nine years.

'The fairytale ending. Not that she's ending but it's great for her to go on a high'

It was the perfect parting gift for Cora Staunton as she captained Carnacon to their sixth All-Ireland senior title yesterday.

# australia - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Eddie Hobbs: Is the global recovery fake? Column

Eddie Hobbs: Is the global recovery fake?

We’ve reached the most dangerous period in the vast experiment in money elasticity, writes Eddie Hobbs.

# australia - Saturday 2 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush steps down from industry board after claims of 'inappropriate behaviour' Australia

Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush steps down from industry board after claims of 'inappropriate behaviour'

The Pirates of the Caribbean star denies the allegations.

# australia - Friday 1 December, 2017

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# australia - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two teenagers arrested after planning attack with guns and explosives on school Australia

Two teenagers arrested after planning attack with guns and explosives on school

The two boys – aged 16 and 18 – are in custody.

# australia - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Australia's Kepu lands three-week ban for red card against Scotland

Australia succumbed to a chastening 53-24 loss against Scotland at Murrayfield, with Sekope Kepu’s dismissal proving costly for the visitors.

From TheJournal.ie Australian police charge man over alleged New Year's Eve terror attack Foiled

Australian police charge man over alleged New Year's Eve terror attack

Ali Ali had downloaded instructions from an al-Qaida website on how to launch a terrorist attack.

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