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Thursday, May 24

10

Australian cat-proof fence protects endangered species

BBC / Australia

The world's longest pest-proof fence will protect native animals in the Australian outback.

Wednesday, May 23

04

Archbishop Philip Wilson to step down after sex abuse cover-up

BBC / Australia

Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic ever found guilty of covering up clerical sex abuse.

Tuesday, May 22

22

MH370 not deliberately crashed by pilot, say investigators

BBC.com

Australian investigators reject claims the missing passenger jet was deliberately crashed into the sea.

18

Sex abuse and the Catholic Church: all you need to know

BBC / Australia

A complex and longstanding global scandal explained, in fewer than 500 words.

04

Australian archbishop Philip Wilson guilty of concealing child sex abuses

BBC.com

Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic in the world to be charged and convicted of the offence.

Monday, May 21

13

Commonwealth Games: Fifty athletes in Australia 'illegally'

BBC / Australia

Almost 200 more are in the process of claiming asylum after this year's Commonwealth Games.

Saturday, May 19

02

The priest whose blunt billboards have gone global

BBC / Australia

Fr Rod Bower says his controversial, internet-famous church signs do what Jesus did - challenge injustice.

Friday, May 18

06

The African athletes 'missing' in Australia

BBC / Australia

Australia says it has received asylum applications, but the number of missing athletes is still unknown.

Thursday, May 17

19

Learning to walk again after a skydiving accident

BBC / Australia

Emma Carey was fulfilling a long-held ambition when an accident changed her life forever.

11

Is removing 'Aboriginal' from birth certificates whitewashing history?

BBC / Australia

One indigenous Australian was shocked to discover his relatives' birth records had been altered.

02

Lachlan Murdoch to claim family empire

BBC / Australia

21st Century Fox has said Lachlan Murdoch will lead the new company it plans to form after selling some holdings to Disney.

Wednesday, May 16

10

Disappearing Tarn: Tasmanian lake's return delights visitors

BBC.com

Nearly always dry, the tarn has delighted visitors after filling with a rare amount of water.

Tuesday, May 15

11

Why an Australian supermarket chain is locking up baby milk

BBC / Australia

The move by Australian chain Coles follows controversy about the resale of products in China.

07

Is gun ownership increasing in Australia?

BBC / Australia

The nation's worst mass shooting since 1996 has revived discussion about gun control laws.

02

The singer who turned the tables on her troll

BBC / Entertainment

The Aussie singer took an insult and turned it into a blistering song about male aggression.

Monday, May 14

18

Double amputee Xia Boyu makes history on Everest summit

BBC / Australia

Xia Boyu lost his feet to frostbite after giving his sleeping bag to a sick teammate in 1975.

Sunday, May 13

20

Bereaved Australian father describes his feelings

BBC / Australia

The father of four children found shot dead with their mother in Australia says he is "sad" but "not angry".

14

Margaret River shooting: Grandfather 'planned' Australia deaths

BBC / News

The father of four children killed in Australia says he believes the grandfather planned the killings.

Saturday, May 12

13

Margaret River shooting: Relatives 'stunned' by killings

BBC.com

Police confirm they are not looking for anyone else over the killing of seven family members.

Friday, May 11

10

Margaret River deaths: Seven people found dead in Western Australia

BBC / Asia

The bodies of four children and three adults were discovered at a rural property, police say.

09

Massive wave is southern hemisphere record, scientists believe

BBC.com

The 23.8m (78ft) swell is the largest ever recorded below the equator, New Zealand scientists say.

01

Eurovision 2018: Second semi-final sees Russia eliminated

BBC / Entertainment

The final 10 acts to go through include Norway's Alexander Rybak and Rasmussen from Denmark.

Thursday, May 10

20

David Goodall: Australian scientist, 104, ends life 'happy'

BBC / Asia

Dr David Goodall, who suffered no serious illness, travelled to Switzerland to end his life as he desired.

15

David Goodall: Scientist, 104, ends his life in Switzerland

BBC / Europe

The ecologist and botanist, who was not terminally ill, went to Switzerland to voluntarily end his life.

10

How biting bottoms may help save wombats

BBC / Australia

Female wombats are more likely to nibble a male's bottom when most fertile, scientists say.

Australian toddler's alleged rape was a 'foreseeable risk'

BBC / Australia

Authorities failed a two-year-old girl, a report finds, in a case that has shocked Australia.

Wednesday, May 9

11

Taiwanese flag on bull artwork painted over in Australia

BBC / Australia

Taiwanese Australians are outraged after a council covered up the Taiwanese flags on a public school artwork.

08

Five takeaways from Australia's budget

BBC / Australia

The government says income tax cuts will help the economy, but opponents call them "a mirage".

06

Five Australian politicians ousted over dual citizenship

BBC / Australia

They join 10 MPs removed last year for being dual nationals, which is not allowed under Australian law.

02

London ranked top city for students

BBC

London has overtaken Paris and Montreal for the title of best student city, despite being so expensive.