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Activists Glued Themselves To Brisbane Road During Peak Hour

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The Brisbane CBD was brought to a standstill after two environmental activists glued themselves to a major road.

World

World

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist Released From Prison Amid Protests

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Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong’s push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city’s Beijing-backed leader, steps down.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Family Home Destroyed Allegedly By Exploding Washing Machine

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Protesters Strip Nude In Times Square For Equality

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In a colourful and nude protest against divisiveness, dozens of people have stripped and paraded in nothing but body paint in New York's Times Square.

World

World

Sudan Disaster Risks Becoming 'Failed State' Like Libya Or Somalia, Diplomat Fears

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Assistant US secretary of state for African affairs Tibor Nagy warns Sudan is at risk of falling into the "type of chaos that exists in Libya or Somalia".

World

World

Hong Kong Police Use Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets On Protesters

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Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and high-pressure water hoses at protesters who had massed outside government headquarters in opposition to a proposed extradition bill.

World

World

One Million People Protest Over Controversial New Bill

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Riot police surrounded Hong Kong’s parliament early on Monday after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill descended into running clashes between police and protesters.

News

News

Woman Terrified After Letterbox 'Marked' With Black Tape

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

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Updated

Climate Change Activists Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Police have arrested 13 people after climate change activists from Greenpeace climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Corrine Barraclough

Corrine Barraclough

A #SexStrike Is Not The Answer To A Ban On Abortion

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Over the weekend, celebrities including #MeToo activist Alyssa Milano and Bette Midler called on women to stop having sex, after the latest restrictive abortion law was passed in the US.

News

News

Vegan Protesters Confront Diners With Graphic Images While Eating

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A controversial activist group has confronted diners with graphic images of animal slaughter as they ate outside popular Perth restaurants.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

These Witless Eggers Could Scramble Our Democracy

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The fool who smashed an egg onto the head of the Prime Minister today was stupid.

National

National

Climate Protest Students Picket Politicians Of All Sides On Day Of Action

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They're still too young to vote, but thousands of students have taken their demands for climate action directly to politicians' doorsteps just a fortnight from the federal election.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Constant Buzzing In Boy's Ear Turned Out To Be A Tick

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Dies After Being Hit Over The Head For Snoring

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

School Bus Driver Avoids Jail After Raping Student

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

People Are Protesting With Bananas After 'Suggestive' Art Pulled From Museum

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Polish artists and politicians have flooded social media with photos of themselves eating bananas, and hundreds more have taken to the streets.

News

News

83-Year-Old Climate Activist Arrested For Climbing Train During Peak Hour

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Phil Kingston clambered atop a carriage, popped a protest sign around his neck and held a prayer vigil before munching on his packed lunch.

World

World

'We Will Never Stop Fighting': Teen Activist Tells London Climate Protesters

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Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has addressed climate change protesters in London, making a strong stance against powerful figures standing idle in the face of climate change.

World

World

The Story Behind This Viral Photo Of A Woman In White

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It started with a photo that has swiftly evolved into a symbol of a women-led revolution.

Crime

Crime

Vegan Protesters To Face Jail Under New Laws To Protect Farmers

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants vegan activists who target farmers' homes to face jail terms of up to 12 months.

News

News

CBD Chaos: Massive Protest Shuts Down Melbourne

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An expected 170,000 people have rallied in Melbourne for better work conditions, the second protest in two days to shut down the city as trade unions push their Change The Rules campaign.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Embarrassing Typo Spotted On Dozens Of Brisbane Buses

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Children In Tears As Cinema Plays Horror Film Trailer Before Peppa Pig

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Dear Vegans: Your 'Peaceful Protests' Don't Inspire Me To Save Animals

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If you thought your Monday morning commute was a drag, spare a thought for those held up in Melbourne’s CBD by more than 100 animal activists conducting what they called a “peaceful” peak-hour protest.

News

News

Aussie Goat Cafe 'Pressured' Into Closing By Vegan Activist

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The Gippy Goat Cafe in Yarragon has been pressured into closure by the intimidating actions of animal rights activists in recent months, according to a post on the cafe's Facebook page

James Norman

James Norman

Revealed: The Bare Facts On Why People Get Naked To Protest

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Warning: Contains nudity.

World

World

Hospital Staffers Arrested After Sedated Patient Gang Raped

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Warning: Distressing content.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Switch $4.8 Mill Painting For A Fake To Nab Thieves

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Thousands Protest Against Russia's Plan To Unplug From The Internet

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Up to 15,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to rally against tighter internet restrictions, in some of the biggest protests in the Russian capital in years.

World

World

Huge Protests Are Lighting Up Europe Right Now And This Is Why

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There's dissatisfaction in the air across Europe and the momentum has only grown, as disenchanted locals join hundreds of thousands marching across the continent.

World

World

'McJesus' Sculpture Causes Chaos In Israel

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A museum in Haifa is refusing to take down artwork depicting a crucified Ronald McDonald, despite violent clashes.

National

National

Hundreds Gather To Protest Arrest Of Sydney Icon Danny Lim

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Following outrage over the arrest of beloved Sydney fixture Danny Lim, almost 200 people came together outside a city police station in protest on Sunday.

World

World

Police Use Tear Gas And Water Cannons As French Yellow Vest Protests Renew

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Paris police have fired water cannons and tear gas to push back "yellow vest" demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument, in the ninth straight weekend of protests against economic reforms.

National

National

Rock Band Calls Out St Kilda Protester For Pairing Their T-Shirt With Nazi Helmet

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A man wearing a band t-shirt while attending this weekend's far-right protest in Melbourne has been told -- not so subtly -- by the group that they do not support his views.

Politics

Politics

PM Condemns 'Ugly Racial Protests' At St Kilda, But Not Fraser Anning

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked police for dealing with "ugly racial protests" organised by far-right groups in Melbourne, but stopped short of condemning an independent Senator who attended them. 

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Updated

Police On Alert After Far-Right And Anti-Racist Groups Clash In St Kilda

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A day after stemming violence on St Kilda's foreshore between right-wing groups and anti-racism campaigners, police will have a strong presence at another Melbourne event.

Crime

Crime

These Melbourne Groups Are Opposing The 'Cronulla 2.0' Far-Right Rally

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Anti-fascist groups plan to hold large counter-protests against a far-right rally at St Kilda beach on Saturday, advertised as a follow-up to 'Romper Stomper' or the Cronulla riots.

World

World

One Dead As Violent Protests Erupt In India Over Women Entering Temple

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Two women, accompanied by police officers, entered a centuries-old Hindu shrine and protests broke out as a result.

World

World

Death Toll In France 'Yellow Vest' Protests Climbs To 10

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A driver died in southern France on Friday when their car hit a truck at a roundabout that was blocked by “Yellow Vest” protesters, French local authorities said.

World

World

Hungary's 'Slave Law' Has Sparked Huge Street Protests

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Thousands of people have marched through Budapest, with one protester carrying a sign reading "All I Want For Christmas Is Democracy."

World

World

Who Are The Protesters In Yellow Vests?

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For weeks, the streets of France have been on fire. 

Latoya Aroha Hohepa

Latoya Aroha Hohepa

'#BuskingBecky' And Australia's State Of Amnesia

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If you aren’t a Twitter regular and are seeing posts appearing in your various social media and online news feeds featuring #BuskingBecky, you may find yourself wondering what all the fuss is about.

News

News

Busker Calls Aboriginal Deaths In Custody Protesters 'Rude' For Interrupting Her Show

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A busker claimed those campaigning for Indigenous justice on International Human Rights Day were "scaring everyone" away from her performance.

World

World

Teargas And Water Cannons: France's 'Yellow Vests' Clash With Police

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Anti-government protesters faced off with French riot police on Saturday, hurling projectiles and torching cars in a fourth weekend of unrest that has shaken President Emmanuel Macron's authority.

World

World

France To Consider State Of Emergency To Prevent More Riots

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More than 100 people have been injured and police have made almost 300 arrests as protests continue in the nation's capital.

News

News

Paris Protests In Pictures: Arc De Triomphe Vandalised, Cars Torched

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Anti-government protests in France have entered their third week, as demonstrators in Paris burned cars, smashed windows and fired tear gas in the hear of the city.

World

World

Riot Police Use Teargas Against Protesters In Paris

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French riot police used teargas on Saturday against protesters clad in fluorescent yellow trying to break through security cordons at the Champs Elysees in Paris.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

To ScoMo's Party, Even School Kids Are The Enemy When It Comes To Climate Change

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Of the squillion words to have been published about the disintegration of the Liberal Party since the catastrophe in Victoria, these are the ones I’ve found most telling.

World

World

Alt-Right Activist Chains Herself To Twitter HQ Over Account Suspension

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Laura Loomer, whose Twitter account was suspended for 'hate speech', handcuffed herself to Twitter HQ in New York in protest at her treatment by the social media giant.

World

World

Shocking Photos Show Paris Burning As Protests Turn Violent

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The iconic Champs Elysees in Paris was on fire, amid ongoing protests over France's rising fuel costs.

Sport

Sport

Basketballers Say 'Enough' To Gun Violence In The Wake Of Latest U.S. Mass Shooting

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The LA Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks made an emotional plea to end gun violence before their NBA match on Saturday night.

World

World

Dramatic And Fiery Scenes At Student Protests In Italy

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Students across Italy demonstrated against the government's education funding plans, in the first widespread show of dissidence against the new populist government.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

When Both Major Parties Ignore The Public, The Public Rises Up

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If there’s one tired, meaningless word we need to expunge from the English language in 2018, it’s ‘slacktivism.’

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

For We Are Young And Free (Not To Stand If We Don't Bloody Want To)

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Enforced patriotism is surely no patriotism at all.

The Project

The Project

'Impressed And Proud': Father Praises Daughter Who Refused To Stand For National Anthem

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“I don’t think I should be made to leave the room or do something different because I have different beliefs”

National

National

Schoolgirl Protesting National Anthem Needs A 'Kick Up The Backside', Pauline Hanson

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Pauline Hanson is furious and is calling for the girl to be kicked out of school.

World

World

Far-Right, Anti-Fascist Protests End Peacefully In German City

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The fatal stabbing of a man has sparked a protest of 6,000 people in Germany.

National

National

Two Arrested At 'March For Men' Rally

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The protest was organised by anti-feminist activist Sydney Watson.

World

World

Protestors March Through Charlottesville One Year After Far-Right Rally

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A day of hope, grief, anger and remembrance.

World

World

Huge Protests As Donald Trump Lands In The UK

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"Special relationship? Just say no."