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Kevin Allen 19-May, 12:32 18 BBC

"My legal staff have contacted the UK authorities and we hope to engage in a dialogue about what will be the best way forward," he added,...


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Van Gogh lookalike's selfie offer draws 'crazy' response..

Emily Kelly 19-May, 05:56 27 BBC

Australian artist Matt Butterworth feared a long day when he dressed up as Vincent van Gogh, travelled to Melbourne's finest gallery, and...


Australian government reviews funding for UFO group

Australian government reviews funding for UFO group..

Andrew Martin 19-May, 00:09 31 BBC

If Australian UFO enthusiasts hope to retain government money, they may need more proof of terrestrial activity. The nation's Social...


Guinea teenager allegedly held as sex slave in Australia

Guinea teenager allegedly held as sex slave in Australia..

Lily Evans 18-May, 21:08 39 BBC

A teenager from Guinea in West Africa has escaped from an Australian house where she was allegedly being held as a sex slave, according to...


Top Australian tax official caught up in son's alleged fraud

Top Australian tax official caught up in son's alleged fraud..

Emily Kelly 17-May, 22:01 32 BBC

One of Australia's most senior tax officials will be charged with abusing his position after being caught up - possibly unwittingly - in a...


Man jailed for 'depraved' backpacker attacks in Australia

Man jailed for 'depraved' backpacker attacks in Australia..

Joseph Williams 17-May, 01:25 15 BBC

An Australian man who brutally attacked two backpackers on a remote beach has been jailed for at least 17 years. Roman Heinze, 61, bound...


Cardinal George Pell: Australia police to consider advice on abuse allegations

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Police have received legal advice about sexual assault allegations involving Australia's most senior Catholic figure, Cardinal George Pell....


Ridicule and condemnation for Chanel's $1,500 boomerang

Ridicule and condemnation for Chanel's $1,500 boomerang..

Sophia Bell 16-May, 08:48 32 BBC

You've done your shopping but there's just one thing missing, the thing you absolutely don't need but somehow still want to set yourself...


Remote island has 'world's worst' plastic rubbish density

Remote island has 'world's worst' plastic rubbish density..

Tyler Holmes 16-May, 03:56 30 BBC

An uninhabited island in the South Pacific is littered with the highest density of plastic waste anywhere in the world, according to a...


Manus refugees: Closure of Australian-run centre to begin 'in weeks'

Manus refugees: Closure of Australian-run centre to begin 'in..

Mary Paterson 16-May, 01:31 30 BBC

Asylum seekers at an Australian-run detention centre in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have been told to "consider their options" before the...


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