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Australian students recreate Martin Shkreli price-hike drug

The man who became a global figure of greed after hiking the price of a life-saving drug by 5000 percent in the US, may have just met his match.

The man who became a global figure of greed after hiking the price of a life-saving drug by 5000 percent in the US, may have just met his match.

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Leaders react to Trump's plan to pull out of TPP trade pact

World leaders have reacted to Donald Trump’s announcement that the US will quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on his first day as President.

World leaders have reacted to Donald Trump’s announcement that the US will quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on his first day as President.

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Puan the orangutan is king of the swingers

Puan the orangutan at Perth Zoo has been named the world’s oldest Sumatran orangutan in captivity by the Guinness Book of World Records.

Puan the orangutan at Perth Zoo has been named the world’s oldest Sumatran orangutan in captivity by the Guinness Book of World Records.

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Four killed on theme park ride in Australia

At least four people have been killed on a ride at Australia’s biggest theme park, the organisation said on Tuesday.

At least four people have been killed on a ride at Australia’s biggest theme park, the organisation said on Tuesday.

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Saving the whale - IWC meets in Slovenia

Dispute between Australia and Japan is likely to feature near the top of the agenda at the organisation's biennial congress

Dispute between Australia and Japan is likely to feature near the top of the agenda at the organisation's biennial congress

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Video: Not for arachnophobes! Huntsman spider munches on dead mouse

Australia has long been known for housing terrifying eight-legged creatures and video showing a huntsman spider carrying a mouse has only reaffirmed

Australia has long been known for housing terrifying eight-legged creatures and video showing a huntsman spider carrying a mouse has only reaffirmed

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World champ Marquez claims 65th pole position at Phillip Island

Marc Marquez celebrated his 65th career pole position and 37th in the elite class after leading qualifying for the Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island.

Marc Marquez celebrated his 65th career pole position and 37th in the elite class after leading qualifying for the Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island.

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Kyrgios banned for eight weeks

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has been banned for eight tournament weeks for his conduct at the Shanghai Masters last week.

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has been banned for eight tournament weeks for his conduct at the Shanghai Masters last week.

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Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international…

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international…

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Baby humpback nudges mother to safety

A humpback whale stranded on a sandbank in Queensland, Australia was helped to safety by her calf on Friday morning (October 7).

A humpback whale stranded on a sandbank in Queensland, Australia was helped to safety by her calf on Friday morning (October 7).

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End of the road for Ford in Australia

After 91 years Ford has stopped making cars in Australia, laying off 600 workers. It is pulling out after the government cut subsidies to the sector.

After 91 years Ford has stopped making cars in Australia, laying off 600 workers. It is pulling out after the government cut subsidies to the sector.

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Woman shoos away four-metre-long crocodile with her flip-flop

A woman in North Australia stunned onlookers as she averted confrontation with a 4-metre-long saltwater crocodile using only her flip-flop.

A woman in North Australia stunned onlookers as she averted confrontation with a 4-metre-long saltwater crocodile using only her flip-flop.

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Power restored in South Australia after state-wide black out

Severe storms which left South Australia without power on Wednesday are set to intensify, as political recriminations fly over the black out.

Severe storms which left South Australia without power on Wednesday are set to intensify, as political recriminations fly over the black out.

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Perth Zoo tortoise still partying at 50

Perth Zoo tortoise still partying at 50 A Galapagos tortoise at Australia’s Perth Zoo celebrated his 50th birthday on Monday.

Perth Zoo tortoise still partying at 50 A Galapagos tortoise at Australia’s Perth Zoo celebrated his 50th birthday on Monday.

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And also... A drop in the ocean; spending a penny; devil in the detail and more

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond, which may not have reached the international…

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond, which may not have reached the international…

Culture

'The Light Between Oceans' a couple's heartbreaking moral dilemma

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander took to the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival for the premiere of their latest feature 'The Light Between Oceans.'

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander took to the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival for the premiere of their latest feature 'The Light Between Oceans.'

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Dream "selfie cruise" ends in jail for Canadian women

To their friends and followers on social media it seemed like a dream come true, a round-the-world luxury cruise taking in sights that you normally only see in holiday…

To their friends and followers on social media it seemed like a dream come true, a round-the-world luxury cruise taking in sights that you normally only see in holiday…

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Volkswagen emissions scandal: Australia sues car giant

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

Volkswagen is being sued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over its cheating emissions tests on diesel vehicles.

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French submarine builder DCNS scuppered by leaks

Secret details of DCNS's Scorpene submarines have been leaked in an apparent case of industrial espionage which could have major financial consequences for the French military contractor.

Secret details of DCNS's Scorpene submarines have been leaked in an apparent case of industrial espionage which could have major financial consequences for the French military contractor.

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Burkini sales boosted by ban, as controversy rages on

The controversy over the body-covering swimwear for Muslim women - the burkini - is creating a business opportunity for its inventor who says orders have jumped.

The controversy over the body-covering swimwear for Muslim women - the burkini - is creating a business opportunity for its inventor who says orders have jumped.