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From TheJournal.ie Australian police officer breaks off from press conference to rugby tackle man to the ground Hot Pursuit This post contains videos

Australian police officer breaks off from press conference to rugby tackle man to the ground

The man was later charged with unlawful stalking.

From The42 'Where we see violence against women we'll act in the strongest terms' - NRL star kicked out of the sport Exit Door

'Where we see violence against women we'll act in the strongest terms' - NRL star kicked out of the sport

Ben Barba was sacked by his club and has now been deregistered by the NRL.

From TheJournal.ie Young boy mauled by pack of dingoes that 'wanted blood' Australia

Young boy mauled by pack of dingoes that 'wanted blood'

The boy was running up a sand dune in Australia’s Fraser Island when he was attacked.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of Australians stung in bluebottle jellyfish invasion Queensland

Thousands of Australians stung in bluebottle jellyfish invasion

Around 13,000 stings have been recorded in the past week.

From TheJournal.ie Court told woman was motivated by 'spite and revenge' in Australia strawberry needle case Charged

Court told woman was motivated by 'spite and revenge' in Australia strawberry needle case

A 50-year-old woman was arrested and charged yesterday with seven counts of contaminating goods.

From TheJournal.ie Australian man killed in shark attack on Great Barrier Reef Shark Attack

Australian man killed in shark attack on Great Barrier Reef

The 33-year-old died after being airlifted to a mainland hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Australian man sentenced to 10 years in jail for assisting wife's suicide New Precedent

Australian man sentenced to 10 years in jail for assisting wife's suicide

The judge said Graham Morant “took advantage” of a “sick and depressed woman”.

From TheJournal.ie 'The outcome may have been death': Three people injured in rare kangaroo attack in Australia Crikey

'The outcome may have been death': Three people injured in rare kangaroo attack in Australia

The animals, particularly large males, are known to attack and can be vicious, but such incidents are not common.

From TheJournal.ie Australian police hunt for 'Irish scammers' suspected of a spate of crimes across the Gold Coast Brisbane

Australian police hunt for 'Irish scammers' suspected of a spate of crimes across the Gold Coast

Queensland Police held a press conference yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants Plague

Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants

“Our fire-ant fighters have finally been given the war chest they need,” an invasive species expert said.

From TheJournal.ie Australian mother won't stand trial for killing eight children after being deemed of 'unsound mind' Queensland

Australian mother won't stand trial for killing eight children after being deemed of 'unsound mind'

The woman’s seven children and niece, aged between two and 14, were found stabbed to death at a home in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Man snorkels headfirst into crocodile, escapes with only minor injuries Queensland

Man snorkels headfirst into crocodile, escapes with only minor injuries

The waters surrounding Lizard Island in Queensland are a known hotspot for crocodiles.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods Cyclone Debbie

Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods

At least five people are now confirmed dead.

From TheJournal.ie 'People have lost everything': Australian towns face worst flooding seen in a century Cyclone Debbie
From TheJournal.ie 'Monster' cyclone Debbie batters Australia with 270km gusts Destructive Gusts

'Monster' cyclone Debbie batters Australia with 270km gusts

The full force of the cyclone is already being felt in popular tourist destinations.

From TheJournal.ie Australian teen who jumped into river for dare escapes crocodile attack by punching it in the head Croc-y Balboa

Australian teen who jumped into river for dare escapes crocodile attack by punching it in the head

He had jumped into the river as a dare while “revelling with friends”.

From TheJournal.ie Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences Australia

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences

The charges include rape, indecent treatment of children and making child exploitation material.

From TheJournal.ie British backpacker rescued from two-month hostage ordeal in Australia Queensland

British backpacker rescued from two-month hostage ordeal in Australia

Police, who found the young woman during a random traffic stop, say she was beaten, raped and choked.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman (21) in critical condition after light aircraft crashes in Australia Middle Island
From TheJournal.ie Man dies after 'dangerous drug incident' in Australia N BOMB

Man dies after 'dangerous drug incident' in Australia

Several other people were hospitalised and two men have been charged.

From TheJournal.ie A man accused of murdering his Tinder date has walked free from court in Australia Surfers Paradise

A man accused of murdering his Tinder date has walked free from court in Australia

Australian Gable Tostee, 30, was charged with the August 2014 murder of New Zealander Warriena Wright, who plunged 14 floors to her death.

From TheJournal.ie A mystery drug has hospitalised 16 people in Australia but authorities don't know what it is yet Gold Coast

A mystery drug has hospitalised 16 people in Australia but authorities don't know what it is yet

A man is fighting for his life in intensive care in Queensland after taking the drug.

From TheJournal.ie Australia has just deported a paedophile to Ireland by mistake Geelong Grammar

Australia has just deported a paedophile to Ireland by mistake

The serial paedophile and former teacher is free in Ireland after being deported in an extraordinary bungle by Australian authorities.

From TheJournal.ie A second victim of the Australia hostel stabbing attacks has died Queensland

A second victim of the Australia hostel stabbing attacks has died

Tom Jackson, who died from injuries sustained in the attack, was called a hero for his selfless attempts to help a fellow Briton.

From TheJournal.ie 29-year-old French man charged with stabbing murder of British backpacker Queensland

29-year-old French man charged with stabbing murder of British backpacker

21-year-old Mia Ayliffe-Chung died from multiple stab wounds following the attack yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie British backpacker (21) stabbed to death in Australia Queensland

British backpacker (21) stabbed to death in Australia

The woman was killed in an attack that also left a British man critically injured.

Matt O'Connor misses out on head coach role with the Reds

Former international prop Nick Stiles was promoted to his first head coaching role ahead of the ex-Leinster boss.

From The42 Watch: This agonising, fingertip knock-on proved decisive in epic State of Origin Test Game Of Inches This post contains videos

Watch: This agonising, fingertip knock-on proved decisive in epic State of Origin Test

Queensland made it 10 series wins from the last 11 but New South Wales had them rattled in the latter stages.

From TheJournal.ie Woman dragged away by crocodile in Australia was celebrating friend's cancer treatment Dragged Away

Woman dragged away by crocodile in Australia was celebrating friend's cancer treatment

An Australian MP has called for crocodile hunting safaris to bring down the population of the animals.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Swarm of moths invades town in Australia Dear God This post contains videos

VIDEO: Swarm of moths invades town in Australia

I can feel them on me.

From TheJournal.ie Grandfather charged with stabbing baby girl to death in Australia Brisbane

Grandfather charged with stabbing baby girl to death in Australia

The Chinese man has also been charged with attempting to murder his wife and daughter.

From TheJournal.ie Swimmer mauled in shark attack near Brisbane, Australia Rosslyn Bay

Swimmer mauled in shark attack near Brisbane, Australia

There were four shark attacks in Queensland in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Freight train carrying sulphuric acid derails in Australia Queensland

Freight train carrying sulphuric acid derails in Australia

Police declared an emergency at the crash site.

From TheJournal.ie Australian police swoop on Gold Coast betting scam run by the 'Irish Boys' Surfers Paradise

Australian police swoop on Gold Coast betting scam run by the 'Irish Boys'

Two Irish men are being held by Queensland Police.

From TheJournal.ie Toddler scores a try in Australian rugby match Take A Break

Toddler scores a try in Australian rugby match

The 4-year-old was pretty chuffed with himself.

From TheJournal.ie There's been heavy snow in Australia and people don't know what's going on Hate That

There's been heavy snow in Australia and people don't know what's going on

Even the ‘Sunshine state’ Queensland has been blanketed.

From The42 As usual, there was plenty of dirty hits in yesterday's State of Origin game Schemozzle This post contains videos

As usual, there was plenty of dirty hits in yesterday's State of Origin game

New South Wales lost their tempers badly.

From TheJournal.ie Hair-raising video shows schoolkids narrowly avoiding injury in motorbike crash Brisbane This post contains videos

Hair-raising video shows schoolkids narrowly avoiding injury in motorbike crash

Police said the footage was “a bit of a warning for people to be careful”.

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training Australia

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training

The two men, in Australia, are accused of strapping live kittens to mechanical lures.

From TheJournal.ie Plane forced to make emergency landing on Australian highway Queensland

Plane forced to make emergency landing on Australian highway

No one was injured in the incident.

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