Category: Australia & NZ

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staff3 months

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack tests positive for banned substance

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack tested positive for a banned substance before the World Aquatics Championships, Swimming Australia has said. Jack, ...

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staff3 months

Australian seagulls carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Seagulls all over Australia are carrying superbugs resistant to antibiotics, scientists say. Silver gulls are carrying bacteria such as E. ...

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staff7 months

Facebook to block foreign ads ahead of Australian election

Facebook will block election advertising from outside Australia ahead of polls next month. The move follows growing criticism of the ...

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staff7 months

Christchurch shootings: Brenton Tarrant appears in court

The main suspect in the killings of 49 people in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday has ...

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staff10 months

Girl’s abandoned round-world yacht found

Almost nine years after being abandoned in the Indian Ocean, a yacht belonging to a teenage round-the-world sailor has turned ...

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staff10 months

Man killed at Scientology complex in Sydney

A 16-year-old has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death and another injured at a Church of Scientology ...

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staff10 months

Australian police respond to spider death threats

A man with a “serious fear” of spiders prompted an emergency call by Western Australia police on New Years’ Day. ...

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staff10 months

Australian jihadist Neil Prakash stripped of citizenship

Australia’s most wanted jihadist, Neil Prakash, has been stripped of his Australian citizenship. Announcing the move, Home Affairs Minister Peter ...

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staff10 months

Thousands evacuated in Sydney after tower crack

As many as 3,000 people have been evacuated after residents of a newly completed tower block in Australia reported hearing ...

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staff10 months

Australia to set up drone-identifying systems

Drone “hot spots” in Australia are getting sensors to automatically identify the aircraft and their pilots. Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety ...