Pedophile stopped at Sydney Airport by anti-sex tourism law

CANBERRA, Australia — A convicted child molester was prevented from flying overseas from Sydney Airport on Wednesday under new laws aimed at keeping Australian pedophiles from traveling to Southeast Asia for sex tourism. Laws that took effect on Wednesday prevent 20,000 convicted pedophiles listed on the Australian child sex

I’m A Celeb 2017 stars head home for Christmas

I'm A Celebrity 2017 winner Georgia Toff beams as she heads home[Tim Merry] After celebrating Georgia Toffolo's well-deserved win this weekend, the campmates have begun their journey back to the UK and were pictured arriving at Brisbane airport, prepared for the long flight home. The I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out

Scientists might bring the Tasmanian Tiger back from extinction

Earth lost a truly unique species when Benjamin, the last known thylacine — commonly called the Tasmanian tiger — died in captivity in early September of 1936. Despite an impressive number of alleged sightings of the animal in the years since no actual documented examples of the species

UK Reality TV Contestant Fiercely Shuts Down Costars’ Sexist Comments

A celebrity contestant on a British “Survivor”-style reality show shut down her male competitors’ sexist comments, and is now receiving widespread praise. Georgia “I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!” show. In footage which aired on ITV 1 in the United Kingdom on Friday night, the 22-year-old told her

Same-Sex Marriage Is Officially Legal in Australia!

With the Australian Senate having passed the same-sex marriage bill at the end of November — 43 voted yes, 12 voted no — all that stood between Australia and marriage equality was the nod from the House of Representatives. The bill was presented on Monday morning and amendments

Australian Parliament votes to legalize same-sex marriage

see also CANBERRA, Australia — The Australian Parliament voted on Thursday to allow same-sex marriage across the nation, following a bitter and divisive debate settled by the government polling voters in a much-criticized ballot survey that strongly endorsed change. The public gallery of the House of Representatives erupted with

Socialite’s secret lover found guilty of her gruesome murder

Thomas Chris Lang has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the stabbing murder of Australian socialite Maureen Boyce in her Brisbane apartment in 2015. Boyce’s family broke down in tears when they discovered Lang’s fate on Tuesday afternoon, after a trial that ran for two and a half weeks

Cops bust college student who planned New Year’s Eve attack

An Australian college student was busted planning a New Year’s Eve terror attack in the middle of Melbourne, according to reports. Police claim Ali Khalif Shire Ali, 20, planned to get his hands on an automatic rifle and shoot as many people as he could during celebrations at Federation

UN diplomat’s wife accused of stealing artifacts from dig sites

A nonagenarian Aussie nicknamed “Indiana Joan” is a real life “tomb raider” — accused of looting dozens of artifacts worth millions of dollars from Middle Eastern countries, officials said. Joan Howard, 95, was the wife of a UN diplomat in the 60s and 70s when she used to accompany

Ant McPartlin shows healthy figure as goes topless in sea

Ant McPartlin showed off his figure as he spent some time in the sea [NC] The I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! presenter stripped down to his swimming trunks as he enjoyed the Australian sun. He cut a healthy figure as he took a dip in the ocean, after

Tesla builds world’s biggest lithium ion battery

MELBOURNE – Tesla Inc has completed construction of the world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia, putting it on track to meet a 100-day deadline for switching the battery packs on, the South Australian government said on Thursday. Tesla won a bid in July to build the 129 megawatt

Tesla builds world’s biggest lithium ion battery

MELBOURNE – Tesla Inc has completed construction of the world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia, putting it on track to meet a 100-day deadline for switching the battery packs on, the South Australian government said on Thursday. Tesla won a bid in July to build the 129 megawatt

Catholic school really thought this statue was a good idea

An Australian Catholic school was forced to cover up a “suggestive” statue — of a saint handing a young boy bread. Blackfriars Priory School in Adelaide apologized Wednesday for the recently completed granite work depicting St. Martin de Porres holding a loaf of bread close to his groin, as