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Hundreds of people march in Sydney to support detained refugees

October 15, 2017 9:08 pm
Hundreds of people march in Sydney to support detained refugees

Hundreds of people have staged a protest rally in the Australian city of Sydney, demanding that the refugees held at notorious Australian detention camps on remote Pacific islands be allowed into the country. Protesters marched through the Australian city on Sunday, as a date set by Canberra approaches for the […]

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Unconscious man pulled from fiery wreckage in the Blue Mountains

June 1, 2017 3:29 am
Unconscious man pulled from fiery wreckage in the Blue Mountains

The man was pulled from the smouldering wreckage. Photo/News Corp Australia An unconscious man has been pulled to safety moments before his vehicle went up in flames in west Sydney. The driver, believed to be in his 30s, lost control of his vehicle on a winding Blue Mountains road and […]

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Gable Tostee stirs social media with International Women’s Day post

March 14, 2017 7:00 am
Gable Tostee stirs social media with International Women’s Day post

It’s been a while since we heard from Gable Tostee, but he’s back and causing controversy online. The exonerated Gold Coaster stirred the pot on social media, wishing a happy International Women’s Day to “all ma hoes”. Tostee, who changed his name to Eric Thomas, published the provocative post on […]

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Super storm set to lash Sydney, Brisbane

March 13, 2017 6:44 pm
Super storm set to lash Sydney, Brisbane

Heavy rain, large hail stones and wind gusts of up to 125 kilometres per hour lash parts of northern and central NSW. Photo / 123RF A month’s rain has fallen in just a few hours in some areas while “giant” gold ball sized hailstones have rocked towns as a ‘perfect […]

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Backpacker horror: Former girlfriend of man accused of raping British backpacker speaks out about their relationship

March 10, 2017 2:00 am
Backpacker horror: Former girlfriend of man accused of raping British backpacker speaks out about their relationship

The drug-taking drifter accused of raping a British backpacker in Australia beat up a former girlfriend and cheated on her, it is claimed. A New Zealand-born man, who is accused of holding captive and repeatedly raping and beating a 22-year-old from Liverpool, has been disowned by his family, who said […]

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Backpacker horror: Zombie-like British backpacker explains ordeal to petrol station owner

March 9, 2017 9:30 am
Backpacker horror: Zombie-like British backpacker explains ordeal to petrol station owner

The British backpacker allegedly held captive for a month and repeatedly raped by her “boyfriend” revealed her ordeal to a petrol station attendant and said: “I’m sorry, I can’t pay. My ex has my wallet and credit cards.” Beverley Page, who was behind the counter at the Caltex outback stop […]

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Couple sailing from New Zealand to Australia rescued from broken yacht

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Couple sailing from New Zealand to Australia rescued from broken yacht

A couple say they encountered waves the size of buildings, winds they couldn’t stand in and “whiteness everywhere” as they awaited rescue on their broken yacht off the coast of Sydney, Australia. Irishman Nick Dwyer and Frenchwoman Barbara Heftman arrived safely in Balmain on Wednesday night aboard a NSW Police […]

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Backpacker horror: Girl treated in hospital before road trip with alleged abductor

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Backpacker horror: Girl treated in hospital before road trip with alleged abductor

A British backpacker allegedly held hostage and raped in the Australian outback went to hospital before her road trip, as details of her New Zealand-born companion’s violent past came to light. The 22-year-old is recovering “in the care of friends and family” after being released from hospital, Queensland Police said […]

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‘Fake doctor’ Shyam Acharya worked for more than a decade in Sydney

March 8, 2017 7:30 am
‘Fake doctor’ Shyam Acharya worked for more than a decade in Sydney

Shyam Acharya allegedly used another person’s name and medical qualifications to become registered in NSW. He worked at Manly, Hornsby, Wyong and Gosford hospitals. Photo / Channel 9 A fake doctor who worked for more than a decade in Sydney and on the Central Coast is believed to have fled […]

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Stunning images capture Sydney’s Manly Ferry crashing through monster waves

March 7, 2017 10:59 pm
Stunning images capture Sydney’s Manly Ferry crashing through monster waves

It’s supposed to be an every day boat ride for commuters, not a trip on the ferocious high seas. But that’s exactly what passengers on Sydney’s iconic Manly Ferry got on the weekend.A series of amazing images were captured of monster waves crashing onto the deck of the Freshwater vessel […]

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