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KFC ordered to pay €6.5m compensation to girl over food poisoning
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KFC ordered to pay €6.5m compensation to girl over food poisoning

Apr 27th 2012, 11:44 AM 6,587 Views 30 Comments

Australian girl Monika Samaan has been left mentally and physically impaired after she fell seriously ill from salmonella poisoning in 2005.

Australian police catch 'most wanted man' after seven years
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Australian police catch 'most wanted man' after seven years

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:19 AM 2,312 Views 1 Comment

Australia’s most wanted man, who eluded capture for seven years by hiding in dense forests, has been captured by police and charged with murder.

State of emergency declared as floodwaters rise in Australian town
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State of emergency declared as floodwaters rise in Australian town

Mar 6th 2012, 9:42 AM 1,762 Views 0 Comments

Almost 9,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes in Wagga Wagga, with floodwaters expected to rise to the highest level since 1844.

Sydney man acquitted of fatal assault on Irish backpacker
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Sydney man acquitted of fatal assault on Irish backpacker

Feb 29th 2012, 7:54 AM 3,371 Views 6 Comments

A man is found not guilty of manslaughter in the case of Irishman Gearoid Walsh, 23, who was attacked outside a takeaway.

James Cameron's film partners killed in helicopter crash
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# Helicopter Crash

James Cameron's film partners killed in helicopter crash

Feb 5th 2012, 12:15 PM 5,469 Views 5 Comments

US cinematographer Mike deGruy and Australian producer Andrew Wright were killed when their helicopter crashed shortly after take-off yesterday.

Emergency alerts issued as Australian floods worsen
# 2012 Floods
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# 2012 Floods

Emergency alerts issued as Australian floods worsen

Feb 3rd 2012, 11:29 AM 2,800 Views 4 Comments

Floodwaters in Queensland and New South Wales are about to reach record levels.

Speedo sues blogger over trademark infringement on fetish sites
# Speedophilia
# Speedophilia

Speedo sues blogger over trademark infringement on fetish sites

Sep 23rd 2011, 4:31 PM 2,189 Views 0 Comments

The swimwear company says an Australian man’s blogs – which have the word ‘Speedo’ in their names – are a breach of copyright.

Police in New South Wales granted new powers to remove face veils
# Australia
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# Australia

Police in New South Wales granted new powers to remove face veils

Jul 5th 2011, 11:07 AM 955 Views 10 Comments

Police in Australia’s most populous state will now be permitted to demand that a woman remove her face covering when investigating minor offences.

Former child migrants seek compensation for alleged child abuse
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# Abuse Claims

Former child migrants seek compensation for alleged child abuse

Jun 14th 2011, 4:32 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

The adults, who were taken to Fairbridge Farm School as children, have alleged experiencing physical, mental and sexual abuse in the Australian school.

View from Oz: state of play
# Down Under
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# Down Under

View from Oz: state of play

May 30th 2011, 4:10 PM 102 Views 0 Comments

It’s State of Origin time again in Australia, one of the biggest sporting events in the country.