Weekly news wrap – Stuff you may have missed

Elephant terrorises Rohingya refugees A 12-year-old was child killed and 30 people injured when a rogue elephant tore through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh yesterday. Camp resident and filmmaker Shafuir Rahman, who recorded refugees fleeing the scene, said one elderly resident

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Barnaby Joyce to step down over sex harassment allegation

Nationals Leader Barnaby Joyce is to quit his role and the Deputy Prime Ministership after being accused of sexual harassment. The harassment allegation emerged overnight when Mr Joyce was already under attack from his own party Nationals MP Andrew Broad had

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Barnaby Joyce: Victim or Villain?

Young Australians see Barnaby Joyce as a villain who should not remain in his job, a Hatch street survey shows.

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“Selfish” drivers nabbed for texting at the wheel

A police crackdown on texting while driving has left hundreds of NSW motorists facing hefty fines.

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Apple Store backlash mars 15th anniversary of Fed Square

Federation Square has come a long way in 15 years and the next big change is not far off, with news last week

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Holiday medical emergency prompts Russia travel warning

Hatch reporter Nicole Iliagoueva was rushed to a Russian hospital during a recent family holiday.

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The Battle of Polygon Wood

One hundred years on, Australians remain fiercely proud of the Anzac legend.

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Dastyari dumped, again, over inappropriate China dealings

Sam Dastyari has been sacked once again by the Federal Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, abruptly ending the troubled politician’s rehabilitation.

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