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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.

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Vandals release three saltwater crocodiles in Australia high school

Police in Darwin, Australia, are looking for four men who have been caught on CCTV breaking into a local high school and releasing three live saltwater…

Police in Darwin, Australia, are looking for four men who have been caught on CCTV breaking into a local high school and releasing three live saltwater…

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Third gold swimming medal for Ledecky on Day 5 of Rio Olympics

On Day 5 of the Rio Olympics, Spain’s Mireia Belmonte won the 200 metres butterfly, making her the first Spanish woman to win an Olympic swimming gold medal.

On Day 5 of the Rio Olympics, Spain’s Mireia Belmonte won the 200 metres butterfly, making her the first Spanish woman to win an Olympic swimming gold medal.

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Australia defends Olympic champion Horton over "drugs cheat" comments

Australia made it clear on Monday there would be no apology to Chinese swimmer Sun Yang after Olympic champion Mack Horton called him a “drugs cheat”

Australia made it clear on Monday there would be no apology to Chinese swimmer Sun Yang after Olympic champion Mack Horton called him a “drugs cheat”

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Australian Mack Horton makes a splash in Rio

It came down to the final 50 metres, but Australia’s Mack Horton made a splash when he clinched the men’s 400 metres freestyle, beating the 2012 Olympic champion in the…

It came down to the final 50 metres, but Australia’s Mack Horton made a splash when he clinched the men’s 400 metres freestyle, beating the 2012 Olympic champion in the…

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Girl to be fitted with 3D printed ear in Australia

Two-year old Maia was born with only one ear due to a congenital deformity called microtia, and currently wears a headband that transmits sound to

Two-year old Maia was born with only one ear due to a congenital deformity called microtia, and currently wears a headband that transmits sound to

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Australia: Rallies demand national inquiry into juvenile 'torture'

Hundreds rallied in Australian cities on Saturday to demand a government-ordered probe into allegations of abuse against indigenous children at a juvenile detention centre be extended into a full, nat

Hundreds rallied in Australian cities on Saturday to demand a government-ordered probe into allegations of abuse against indigenous children at a juvenile detention centre be extended into a full, nat

Sport

Looking back at the Olympics: Sydney 2000

SYDNEY 2000 A memorable Games for Water-sports As is often the case at the Olympics, the host nation – in this case Australia – excelled. To

SYDNEY 2000 A memorable Games for Water-sports As is often the case at the Olympics, the host nation – in this case Australia – excelled. To

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Why are Australians so good at sport?

It’s easy to talk to most Australians about sport. They like talking about it because they are, on the whole, good at it. At the Olympics, Australia

It’s easy to talk to most Australians about sport. They like talking about it because they are, on the whole, good at it. At the Olympics, Australia

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"Roos" loos ready in Rio as team Australia returns to the Olympic Village

Australia's athletes have finally moved into the Olympic Village in Rio after work was carried out to remedy blocked toilets, leaky pipes and exposed electrical wiring.

Australia's athletes have finally moved into the Olympic Village in Rio after work was carried out to remedy blocked toilets, leaky pipes and exposed electrical wiring.

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Aussie rowers up the creek without a paddle

The Australian rowing team are a last minute substitution for the Rio Olympics, but are having to use a borrowed boat as their's is still back in Australia.

The Australian rowing team are a last minute substitution for the Rio Olympics, but are having to use a borrowed boat as their's is still back in Australia.

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Around the world in 11 days - in a hot air balloon!

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov has landed safely in West Australia after setting a new world record for circumnavigating the world solo in a hot air balloon.

Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov has landed safely in West Australia after setting a new world record for circumnavigating the world solo in a hot air balloon.

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Search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 to be suspended

After searching for more than two years the hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is likely to be suspended if the plane is not found in the current search area, say the transport ministers of Malay

After searching for more than two years the hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is likely to be suspended if the plane is not found in the current search area, say the transport ministers of Malay

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Tour de France: Matthews claims stage 10

Australia’s Michael Matthews timed his sprint perfectly to clinch stage 10 of the Tour de France in Revel on Tuesday.

Australia’s Michael Matthews timed his sprint perfectly to clinch stage 10 of the Tour de France in Revel on Tuesday.

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Australian PM declares narrow election victory

Australia’s prime minister has declared a narrow victory on the eighth day of vote counting in marathon federal elections.

Australia’s prime minister has declared a narrow victory on the eighth day of vote counting in marathon federal elections.

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186m euros of drugs found in Australia

One Malaysian and seven Australians have been charged with importing drugs and trafficking offences in connection with the haul of crystal meth.

One Malaysian and seven Australians have been charged with importing drugs and trafficking offences in connection with the haul of crystal meth.