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# queensland - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

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

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

May 20th 2015, 9:01 PM 13,168 Views 26 Comments

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

# queensland - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Plane forced to make emergency landing on Australian highway
# Queensland
# Queensland

Plane forced to make emergency landing on Australian highway

May 6th 2015, 3:45 PM 21,247 Views 18 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

# queensland - Thursday 30 April, 2015

He may be retiring, but Brad Thorn won't be leaving the training field any time soon
# Relentless
From The42
# Relentless

He may be retiring, but Brad Thorn won't be leaving the training field any time soon

Apr 30th 2015, 1:48 PM 6,226 Views 1 Comment

The 40-year-old second row will reportedly make an immediate switch to coaching after he leaves Leicester.

# queensland - Friday 6 February, 2015

Why are women with diabetes at more risk of dying than men?
# Female Protection
# Female Protection

Why are women with diabetes at more risk of dying than men?

Feb 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 11,524 Views 35 Comments

A new study says that these women face a 40% increased excess risk of death compared to the opposite gender.

# queensland - Monday 22 December, 2014

Dad and two young sons survive 10 days in hostile Australian outback
# Wrong Turn
# Wrong Turn

Dad and two young sons survive 10 days in hostile Australian outback

Dec 22nd 2014, 1:33 PM 24,317 Views 13 Comments

Both children are now recovering in hospital.

# queensland - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Woman found alive after 17 days in the Australian bush
# Lost
# Lost

Woman found alive after 17 days in the Australian bush

Oct 9th 2014, 8:43 AM 18,966 Views 22 Comments

Shannon Fraser had severe sunburn and was covered in cuts, bruises and insect bites.

# queensland - Monday 16 June, 2014

After 7 years and almost €7 million, super banana will face its first human trial
# This S**t Is Bananas
# This S**t Is Bananas

After 7 years and almost €7 million, super banana will face its first human trial

Jun 16th 2014, 12:45 PM 17,680 Views 42 Comments

The banana may look like other bananas but on the inside it’s a whole other story.

# queensland - Monday 19 May, 2014

Wallabies star Quade Cooper set for 16 weeks out with shoulder problem
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Wallabies star Quade Cooper set for 16 weeks out with shoulder problem

May 19th 2014, 2:47 PM 2,666 Views 1 Comment

The Queensland Reds’ playmaker will also undergo a procedure to remedy a long-standing hip issue.

# queensland - Thursday 15 May, 2014

World's oldest sperm found in Australia
# Spermtastic
# Spermtastic

World's oldest sperm found in Australia

May 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 20,259 Views 27 Comments

A researcher described it as a ‘delightfully unexpected surprise’.

# queensland - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Stranded snorkellers saved after writing huge SOS in the sand
# Castaway
From The Daily Edge
# Castaway

Stranded snorkellers saved after writing huge SOS in the sand

Apr 23rd 2014, 2:28 PM 3,409 Views 0 Comments

And we thought that only happened in the movies.

# queensland - Friday 11 April, 2014

3-year-old girl believed to have been abducted found alive in Australia
# Found
# Found

3-year-old girl believed to have been abducted found alive in Australia

Apr 11th 2014, 9:37 PM 48,524 Views 18 Comments

A major search operation was initiated to find 3-year-old Chloe Campbell.

# queensland - Monday 31 March, 2014

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irishman dies in Australia after suspected fall at a tourist mine

Mar 31st 2014, 10:20 AM 36,032 Views 37 Comments

ABC News reports that it is believed that 27-year-old Kevin Browne slipped and fell from rigging at the Hard Times mine in Queensland.

# queensland - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Australian police searching for 'multiple babies' in secret graves at rural home
# Queensland
# Queensland

Australian police searching for 'multiple babies' in secret graves at rural home

Mar 18th 2014, 11:08 AM 17,854 Views 6 Comments

Police say that there is only one family involved in the case, in the rural town of Gin Gin.

# queensland - Monday 24 February, 2014

Australia's 10-tonne mango stolen in late-night heist
# Where'd It Mango?
From The Daily Edge
# Where'd It Mango?

Australia's 10-tonne mango stolen in late-night heist

Feb 24th 2014, 10:15 AM 26,528 Views 24 Comments

Not even mad.

# queensland - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV
# Near Miss
From The Daily Edge
# Near Miss

Miracle escape from speeding train caught on CCTV

Sep 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 10,538 Views 17 Comments

Watch the nail-biting near miss in Brisbane.

# queensland - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Streaker causes utter chaos in State of Origin decider
# In The Nip
From The42
# In The Nip

Streaker causes utter chaos in State of Origin decider

Jul 17th 2013, 3:00 PM 6,179 Views 5 Comments

The series finale was interrupted by an uninvited guest.

# queensland - Sunday 9 June, 2013

O'Driscoll retakes captaincy as loosehead options slot straight in
# Moving On
From The42
# Moving On

O'Driscoll retakes captaincy as loosehead options slot straight in

Jun 9th 2013, 12:59 AM 6,918 Views 9 Comments

Stuart Hogg will play out-half for the Lions as Owen Farrell and Jonathan Sexton rest up.

# queensland - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Lions win what the doctor ordered, but they pay the price
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Lions win what the doctor ordered, but they pay the price

Jun 8th 2013, 3:59 PM 5,398 Views 3 Comments

Three players crucial to the Lions’ chances are homeward bound from Australia.

# queensland - Friday 8 March, 2013

Australian police arrest gunman involved in shopping centre threat
# Queensland
# Queensland

Australian police arrest gunman involved in shopping centre threat

Mar 8th 2013, 10:17 AM 5,523 Views 6 Comments

The suspect was shot with rubber bullets and has been taken to hospital.

# queensland - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

# queensland - Monday 28 January, 2013

Four dead, dramatic rooftop rescues in Australia floods
# Australia
# Australia

Four dead, dramatic rooftop rescues in Australia floods

Jan 28th 2013, 1:17 PM 6,396 Views 2 Comments

Some Queensland residents are experiencing their third flood in two years.

# queensland - Friday 25 January, 2013

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of swift water rescue in Queensland
# Australia
# Australia

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of swift water rescue in Queensland

Jan 25th 2013, 7:56 PM 7,587 Views 3 Comments

Rescuers managed to save the teen as he clung to a tree.

# queensland - Friday 7 December, 2012

Confirmed: Cooper signs two-year ARU deal
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Confirmed: Cooper signs two-year ARU deal

Dec 7th 2012, 2:08 PM 528 Views 0 Comments

The Australian international has finally agreed a new contract, following protracted discussions.

# queensland - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Comedian and former Family Fortunes host Max Bygraves dead at 89
# RIP
# RIP

Comedian and former Family Fortunes host Max Bygraves dead at 89

Sep 1st 2012, 5:08 PM 4,127 Views 10 Comments

The popular British variety performer died peacefully in his sleep at his home in eastern Australia, according to his agent.

# queensland - Saturday 21 July, 2012

VIDEO: Sharks defence too strong for reigning Reds
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

VIDEO: Sharks defence too strong for reigning Reds

Jul 21st 2012, 6:17 PM 930 Views 0 Comments

The South African side stunned the home side with a 30-17 win in Brisbane.

# queensland - Friday 29 June, 2012

Irish bar and hostel owner in Australia refuses to take Irish backpackers
# Australia
# Australia

Irish bar and hostel owner in Australia refuses to take Irish backpackers

Jun 29th 2012, 11:20 AM 15,788 Views 98 Comments

Thomas Dunne says that the latest incident involving potential criminal damage to his establishment was “the last straw”.

# queensland - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

State of Origin: This beauty of a try helped New South Wales level the 2012 series
# Men At Work
From The42
# Men At Work

State of Origin: This beauty of a try helped New South Wales level the 2012 series

Jun 13th 2012, 1:57 PM 358 Views 0 Comments

Seeking their first series title in seven years, New South Wales beat Queensland 16-12 in Sydney this morning.

# queensland - Monday 11 June, 2012

Two Irish men killed in quarry fall and motorbike crash in Australia
# RIP
# RIP

Two Irish men killed in quarry fall and motorbike crash in Australia

Jun 11th 2012, 2:26 PM 8,988 Views 4 Comments

The two men, both aged 25, were killed in accidents in Queensland.

# queensland - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

School warns students: Quit Facebook or be expelled
# Facebook
# Facebook

School warns students: Quit Facebook or be expelled

May 16th 2012, 10:08 PM 14,068 Views 75 Comments

An Australian principal has banned pupils under 13 from having a Facebook account – even outside school hours.

# queensland - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

'Blind drunk' tourists fined $1,000 for stealing penguin from theme park
# Fish Food
From The Daily Edge
# Fish Food

'Blind drunk' tourists fined $1,000 for stealing penguin from theme park

May 2nd 2012, 2:07 PM 5,039 Views 17 Comments

Rhys Owen Jones, 21, and Keri Mules, 20, pleaded guilty to stealing a penguin from an Australian Sea World last month.

# queensland - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia
# Koalas
From The Daily Edge
# Koalas

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

May 1st 2012, 2:40 PM 1,796 Views 3 Comments

Environment minister says koala populations are threatened by loss of habitat, urban expansion, dogs and disease.

# queensland - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Irish man killed in Australia road accident
# Death
# Death

Irish man killed in Australia road accident

Mar 11th 2012, 11:24 AM 8,903 Views 11 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed the death of the young man in Queensland.

# queensland - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

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

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.

# queensland - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Thousands evacuated amid Queensland flooding
# Australia
# Australia

Thousands evacuated amid Queensland flooding

Feb 5th 2012, 7:50 PM 4,200 Views 4 Comments

The body of a woman missing since she was swept away by the floodwaters on Friday has been recovered.

# queensland - Friday 3 February, 2012

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

# queensland - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Dec 28th 2011, 6:50 PM 6,730 Views 6 Comments

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

# queensland - Monday 12 December, 2011

Australian official 'took $11m in one week to fund playboy lifestyle'
# Australia
# Australia

Australian official 'took $11m in one week to fund playboy lifestyle'

Dec 12th 2011, 3:47 PM 4,370 Views 12 Comments

Joel Barlow was arrested earlier today as it was revealed he diverted money due to be paid to charities into his own bank account.

# queensland - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Manager says 'Irish revolutionaries' forced him to rob his own bank
# Green Revolution?
From The Daily Edge
# Green Revolution?

Manager says 'Irish revolutionaries' forced him to rob his own bank

Nov 1st 2011, 9:10 AM 1,504 Views 4 Comments

John Thomas Forrester is on trial in Australia for the robbery of his own bank two years ago…

# queensland - Thursday 22 September, 2011

New breath test laws to be introduced "within weeks"
# Driving
# Driving

New breath test laws to be introduced "within weeks"

Sep 22nd 2011, 3:29 PM 987 Views 23 Comments

Stricter drink-driving laws will be implemented once new laws pass through the Dáil, says Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar.