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First footage of a new species of seadragon alive in the wild

The ruby seadragon, a new species of animal, has been filmed alive for the first time by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San…

The ruby seadragon, a new species of animal, has been filmed alive for the first time by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San…

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Flight MH370: underwater search suspended

The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is suspended, nearly three years after it disappeared.

The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is suspended, nearly three years after it disappeared.

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Making a song and dance for Elvis Presley

With an air of Las Vegas glamour, thousands of people took to the streets of the rural Australian town of Parkes on Saturday (January 14) to honour entertainer Elvis Presley in the town’s 25th annual

With an air of Las Vegas glamour, thousands of people took to the streets of the rural Australian town of Parkes on Saturday (January 14) to honour entertainer Elvis Presley in the town’s 25th annual

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Rockin' rugby with Elvis Down Under

Amateur rugby players donned wigs and white jumpsuits on Friday (13 January) for a rugby match that pipped The Blue Suede Shoes against the Reddy Teddies in the town of Parkes, west of…

Amateur rugby players donned wigs and white jumpsuits on Friday (13 January) for a rugby match that pipped The Blue Suede Shoes against the Reddy Teddies in the town of Parkes, west of…

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Jogger takes reporter's question a little too literally

After stopping during her morning run to answer a local news journalist’s questions about her workout routine, a Melbourne woman’s nerves appeared to get the better of…

After stopping during her morning run to answer a local news journalist’s questions about her workout routine, a Melbourne woman’s nerves appeared to get the better of…

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The Australian feral feline epidemic

A recent report highlights the extent of the deadly impact feral cats have on native Australian species

A recent report highlights the extent of the deadly impact feral cats have on native Australian species

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20 stuck left dangling on Australian roller coaster

Twenty people have been rescued after they were left dangling for almost two hours at the top of a roller coaster in Australia.

Twenty people have been rescued after they were left dangling for almost two hours at the top of a roller coaster in Australia.

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Man held over 'threat' to New Year's Eve in Sydney

A man has been arrested in Sydney, Australia, for allegedly making an online threat to the city’s New Year Festivities.

A man has been arrested in Sydney, Australia, for allegedly making an online threat to the city’s New Year Festivities.

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Melbourne Christmas terror attack plot thwarted - police

Australian police said on Friday that they had foiled a terrorist plot to attack prominent sites in Melbourne over Christmas.

Australian police said on Friday that they had foiled a terrorist plot to attack prominent sites in Melbourne over Christmas.

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2016, literally: the words that have defined this year

The year 2016 is days away from ending and with it, many people throughout the world hope next year will bring less uncertainty and conflict

The year 2016 is days away from ending and with it, many people throughout the world hope next year will bring less uncertainty and conflict

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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…