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Gallipoli landings remembered, 102 years' on

In Sydney thousands gather for the annual ANZAC day march, whilst in Turkey, a dawn ceremony is held at ANZAC Cove on the Gallipoli peninsular.

In Sydney thousands gather for the annual ANZAC day march, whilst in Turkey, a dawn ceremony is held at ANZAC Cove on the Gallipoli peninsular.

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Teenager dies after Australia shark attack

A 17-year-old was killed in a shark attack while on holiday with her family off the coast of Esperance, South Western Australia.

A 17-year-old was killed in a shark attack while on holiday with her family off the coast of Esperance, South Western Australia.

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Melbourne shop owner bans blacks and dogs

A Melbourne milk bar has come under fire after the owner displayed a sign in the window banning black youths and dogs.

A Melbourne milk bar has come under fire after the owner displayed a sign in the window banning black youths and dogs.

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Australian Police seize record haul of crystal meth

The record seizure of crystal methamphetamine is worth over 630 million euros - the equivalent of almost nine million hits of the drug, also known as ice.

The record seizure of crystal methamphetamine is worth over 630 million euros - the equivalent of almost nine million hits of the drug, also known as ice.

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Downgraded 'Debbie' storm brings risk of flooding

Queenslanders in north east Australia awoke to a scene of destruction after Cyclone Debbie passed over leaving more then 60,000 homes without electricity.

Queenslanders in north east Australia awoke to a scene of destruction after Cyclone Debbie passed over leaving more then 60,000 homes without electricity.

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Cyclone Debbie makes landfall in Queensland

A destructive storm carrying heavy rain and winds of more then 260 km/h has made land fall on Australia’s north east coast.

A destructive storm carrying heavy rain and winds of more then 260 km/h has made land fall on Australia’s north east coast.

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Hip hippo hooray!

Taronga Zoo’s baby pygmy hippopotamus – the first born in seven years – made its first public appearance in Sydney on Friday (March 17, 2017).

Taronga Zoo’s baby pygmy hippopotamus – the first born in seven years – made its first public appearance in Sydney on Friday (March 17, 2017).

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'Exploding headphones' prompt safety warning for air passengers

Photographs of a passenger’s injuries have been released as a warning about the potential risks of using battery-powered devices on aircraft.

Photographs of a passenger’s injuries have been released as a warning about the potential risks of using battery-powered devices on aircraft.

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Fake Justin Bieber charged with more than 900 child sex offences

Police in Australia Justin Bieber fans be extra vigilant online after charging a man for posing as the singer and soliciting explicit images

Police in Australia Justin Bieber fans be extra vigilant online after charging a man for posing as the singer and soliciting explicit images

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Sydney celebrates Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Thousands of spectators packed into Sydney’s city centre on Saturday 4th March 2017 for the annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Thousands of spectators packed into Sydney’s city centre on Saturday 4th March 2017 for the annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

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Man proposes on crowded metro train recreating couple's first meeting

A Melbourne man ensured an unforgettable proposal for his girlfriend by recreating the moment they had first met on a crowded commuter train. Ryan

A Melbourne man ensured an unforgettable proposal for his girlfriend by recreating the moment they had first met on a crowded commuter train. Ryan

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Rugby: Former Australia lock Dan Vickerman dies aged 37

The world of rugby was sent into shock on Sunday following the news that former Australia international Dan Vickerman has died at his home in Sydney.

The world of rugby was sent into shock on Sunday following the news that former Australia international Dan Vickerman has died at his home in Sydney.

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Wildfires rage in Australia

An out-of-control wildfire near Queanbeyan in Australia has destroyed at least 15 homes.

An out-of-control wildfire near Queanbeyan in Australia has destroyed at least 15 homes.

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Australian firefighters battle bushfires in New South Wales

In what has been described as the worst conditions for fire in the state’s history, rural firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales on Sunday were battling close to 80 out-of-control…

In what has been described as the worst conditions for fire in the state’s history, rural firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales on Sunday were battling close to 80 out-of-control…

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Australia: Wildfires rage in New South Wales heatwave

Despite desperate efforts by emergency crews, dozens of wildfires are raging in the Australian state of New South Wales, amid extreme heat and strong winds.

Despite desperate efforts by emergency crews, dozens of wildfires are raging in the Australian state of New South Wales, amid extreme heat and strong winds.