Category: Australia & NZ

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staffSeptember 20, 2018

Australian police arrest boy for hiding needles in strawberries

Police in New South Wales, Australia, arrested a young boy who confessed to putting needles inside strawberries, something authorities described ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2018

Scottish chef using 60,000-year-old recipes

A Scottish-born chef has won an international culinary prize by using ingredients and cooking techniques learned from indigenous Australian people. ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2018

Qantas to have Inflight gyms

Australian airline Qantas has said it is considering putting gyms on the planes making its planned non-stop flights between London ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2018

Aboriginal man fights to stay in Australia

An Aboriginal man has launched legal action against Australia over what he argues is an attempt to deport him to ...

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staffSeptember 17, 2018

Australia’s strawberry needle scare widens

Australia has ordered an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles hidden in strawberries, amid growing alarm over scares across ...

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staffSeptember 16, 2018

Call to ban music festival in Sydney after deaths

Australian state authorities have vowed to shut down a dance music festival after two people died from a suspected drugs ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Email scam ran by Nigerian from Sydney detention center

Australian police have charged a man they say was running a multi-million dollar email scam from inside an immigration detention ...

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staffSeptember 10, 2018

Children jailed as adults seek justice from Australia

More than 120 Indonesians who say Australia wrongly jailed them as adults – when in fact they were children – ...

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staffAugust 26, 2018

Illegal boat runs around in croc swamp

An illegal fishing boat has run aground and been found abandoned in crocodile-infested waters in northern Queensland, Australia. Authorities have ...

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staffAugust 8, 2018

Entire Australian state now in drought

Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), is now entirely in drought, officials have confirmed. A dry winter has ...