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Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster have arrived in the Netherlands, while Australian and Dutch diplomats promoted a plan for a UN team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.

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Jacqui Lambie: Accused of double standards.

Senator laughs off ‘rich and well-hung’ remark as fun radio

An Australian senator who told breakfast radio she would only date men who were rich and "well-hung" has apologised, saying she had tried to hide her embarrassment with a joke.

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Fraudsters sell home without owner’s knowledge

A house in Australia has been sold through a South African real estate scam without the owner’s knowledge.

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School head charged with hindering rape probe

Police in India have arrested the head of a school where a six-year-old girl was raped and charged him with hindering the investigation.

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Pioneering knee surgery may help prevent arthritis

Surgeons have pioneered a knee operation that could prevent the development of arthritis and extend sporting careers.

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Barking mad: Experts find dogs get jealous too

Experiments by researchers revealed dogs exhibited jealous behaviour when their owner petted a stuffed dog.

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A wounded Palestinian girl receives medical care.

Gaza death toll climbs as airlines shun Israel

Fighting in Gaza continued to rage yesterday — displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory even as US Secretary of State John Kerry said indirect truce talks between Israel and Hamas had made some progress.

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Quirky World... George Harrison tree killed — by beetles

USA: A tree planted in Los Angeles to honour former Beatle George Harrison has been killed — by beetles.

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Mo Maslin, 12, his 10-year-old sister Evie, and brother Otis, 8.

‘Hell beyond hell: Our babies aren’t here’

The parents of three West Australian children who were killed with their grandfather in the MH17 plane disaster say they are living in "a hell beyond hell".

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Soldiers carry a coffin during a ceremony to mark the return from Ukraine of the first bodies of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, at Eindhoven military air base in the Netherlands.  Picture: Martin Meissner

‘We need closure... we need them back’

A father who lost his son in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash said that the families needed to see their loved ones and bury them for "closure". This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Peaches died after losing battle with addiction

-Coroner finds 25-year-old’s death was ‘drug-related’ This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Abstention on Gaza vote slated

The Government has been condemned for its "utterly shameful" decision to abstain in a UN Human Rights Council vote on whether to launch a commission of inquiry into Israel’s offensive in Gaza.

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