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Needle found in Sydney apple amid strawberry contamination crisis - report

A mother reportedly found the needle when peeling an apple for her daughters.

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Sewing needles and pins have been deliberately placed inside strawberries across the ditch.

Strawberry needle scare spreads to Western Australia

Police are investigating the finds and consumers are urged to cut up strawberries before eating them.

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Man charged over Sydney incident which saw oven cleaner sprayed in cop's face

The man was refused bail and is due in today facing a string of charges.

Pill testing push in Australia after two drug deaths at Sydney music festival

NSW government being asked to introduce tests at festivals.

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The halt comes after needles were found in different brands in Australia.

Foodstuffs halts distribution of Australian strawberries, amid needle scare

"Our customers’ safety is our number one priority," the company said.

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Two dead after suspected drug overdoses at Sydney dance festival

Another two people are critically ill after the Defqon.1 event.

Melbourne man who murdered girlfriend's baby in 'brutal' attack jailed for 34 years

Dwayne Lindsey killed six-month-old Chayse Dearing at a home in 2016.

NSW woman who killed new boyfriend with carving knife on suspicion he killed her cat jailed for 12 years

Rachel Impson was in a "heightened emotional state" during the incident.

Student dies after suspected cardiac arrest in Gold Coast classroom

The 15-year-old boy was hospitalised in a serious condition but could not be revived.

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The social media platform may be known for lewd photo swapping, but a risqué joke by Victorian politician Fiona Patten has proved too much.

'I know a lot about dicks' - Australian politician's joke video rejected by Snapchat

Fiona Patten's video ad proved too lewd for the social media platform.

Aussie PM Scott Morrison apologises and removes online video over inappropriate song lyrics

Video used hip hop track Be Faithful by Fatman Scoop as the soundtrack.

Police search for culprit who hid needles inside Australian strawberry stocks

A boy has bitten into a contaminated berry from a fourth punnet.

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Tamati Rimene-Sproat composes his own version of Advance Australia Fair.

XXXX and Bondi Beach – what Australia’s anthem should really be about

After recent controversy Tamati Rimene-Sproat composes his own version of Advance Australia Fair.

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Investigation underway after woman dies days after being sent home from Brisbane hospital after giving birth

It's understood she was discharged last month and had suffered a suspected blood clot after having a caesarean delivery.

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NZ researchers help find key 'villain' in causing migraines

Millions suffer migraines. This could be the first step in developing "novel drugs" to combat them.

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New Zealander Armstrong Renata, 23, punched and killed 18-year-old Cole Miller in a Brisbane nightclub in January 2016.

Kiwi should get longer, 12-year jail term for killing Aussie teen, court told

Armstrong Renata killed Cole Miller with a single punch in 2016.

Girl, 9, punished with detention for refusing to stand during Australia's national anthem at Brisbane school

Harper Nielsen believes the lyrics "we are young" marginalises Indigenous people. Her parents say they "couldn't be more proud of her".

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