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I'm a Celebrity could return to Wales as Australian PM casts doubt over borders opening

I'm a Celebrity may return to Wales after Australia border doubts WALES could be in line to welcome back Ant and Dec and a host of famous faces for a second year in a row.Australian prime minister Scott Morrison announced the country would not be reopening to international travellers for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus pandemic, meaning this year's series of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here could have to look for an alternative location.

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I'm a Celebrity could return to Wales as Australian PM casts doubt over borders opening

Environment department tried to bury research that found huge underspend on Australian threatened species

The federal government tried to stop the publication of an academic paper that found it needed to drastically increase its spending on threatened Australian wildlife.Internal documents released to Guardian Australia under freedom of information laws show senior officials in the federal environment department spent months pressuring the scientists from the government-funded Threatened Species Recovery Hub.

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Environment department tried to bury research that found huge underspend on Australian threatened species

Federal budget fails to address Australia’s housing shortage and homelessness, experts say

Housing affordability is likely to remain a crippling problem for Australia’s low-income earners, as community housing providers say Tuesday’s budget fails to address supply shortages and the rental crisis gripping the regions.While the industry is relieved that housing affordability is on the national agenda, it says the government’s plan to provide $124.7m over two years to support homelessness and affordable housing falls short of the needed infrastructure spending.

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Federal budget fails to address Australia’s housing shortage and homelessness, experts say

Will keeping Australia’s borders closed change who we are as a nation? – with Lenore Taylor

This week’s budget had an important underlying assumption – that Australia’s borders would remain closed until mid-2022.Taylor and head of news Mike Ticher unpick the implications Support The Guardian The Guardian is editorially independent.And we want to keep our journalism open and accessible to all.

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Will keeping Australia’s borders closed change who we are as a nation? – with Lenore Taylor

Scotland adds Japan for November tests

Japan will feature in the Autumn series which will happen later this year.Photo by Clive Rose - World Rugby/World Rugby via Getty Images Scotland will host Japan in the final match of the autumn series at Murrayfield in November, Scottish Rugby said on Thursday.Japan will pay two visits to Scotland this year as they are due to face the British & Irish Lions at Murrayfield on June 26, as part of the latter's preparations for their tour to South Africa.

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Scotland adds Japan for November tests

Mark Ireland’s National Famine Day - Songs of the Great Hunger

To mark Ireland’s National Famine Commemoration Day (Sunday, May 16) watch the short documentary "Songs of the Great Hunger" followed by a panel discussion.The National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park and Irish Heritage Trust, in partnership with the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme, are proud to present a short documentary film entitled Songs of the Great Hunger followed by an online discussion in honor of National Famine Commemoration Day.

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Mark Ireland’s National Famine Day - Songs of the Great Hunger

Scotland adds Japan to schedule for November tests at Murraryfield

Scotland will host Japan in the final match of the autumn series at Murrayfield in November, Scottish Rugby said on Thursday.Japan will pay two visits to Scotland this year as they are due to face the British & Irish Lions at Murrayfield on June 26, as part of the latter's preparations for their tour to South Africa.

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Scotland adds Japan to schedule for November tests at Murraryfield

LIST: 5 players you forgot were selected for the Lions

#4.Tom Court – 2013 Called in as cover for the injured Alex Corbisiero, Court was a highly surprising choice to be drafted in not least because his status as an automatic squad pick for Irish internationals was venturing on shaky ground at that time.It just so happened, however, that he was holidaying in Australia at the time Embed from Getty Images Like this:

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LIST: 5 players you forgot were selected for the Lions

IYA Alert County

We reviewed Lakeside's 'reto' Electric Gamebox before it opens on May 17 and it left us mesmerized The games, the theme, the music - everything was incredible!ITVBe The Only Way Is Essex: Everything you need to know about new cast member Tommy C He has been described as 'handsome' by Frankie Sims.

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IYA Alert County

Australia's millionaire cricket stars WILL get special treatment after all: Players returning from India jump the queue with flights back home - and they'll get to quarantine together in luxury Sydney hotels

Likes of Steve Smith, David Warner and Chris Lynn to be given VIP treatment Cricketers have been 'stranded' in the Maldives after fleeing India due to Covid Players, coaches & commentators were part of lucrative Indian Premier League Federal government's recently imposed ban travel from India ends on Saturday Australia's millionaire cricket stars will be given the VIP treatment when they fly home from the Maldives this weekend - before moving to luxury hotel quarantine together in Sydney.

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Australia's millionaire cricket stars WILL get special treatment after all: Players returning from India jump the queue with flights back home - and they'll get to quarantine together in luxury Sydney hotels

2 Dead Whales Found Under Australian Ship At Naval Base San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA — Two whales were found dead on the hull of an Australian naval ship at Naval Base San Diego.The endangered fin whales were discovered when the HMAS Sydney berthed over the weekend at the naval base.It was unknown where the ship struck the whales.

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2 Dead Whales Found Under Australian Ship At Naval Base San Diego

England move above Australia into third spot in ICC Test cricket rankings after annual update

England overtake Australia with their 4-0 Ashes defeat in 2017-18 no longer counting towards the rankings; India and New Zealand are first and second, with South Africa slipping to their joint-lowest spot of seventh after annual update to standings England have moved above Australia into third spot in the ICC Test rankings, while South Africa have slipped to their joint-lowest spot of seventh following the latest annual update.

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England move above Australia into third spot in ICC Test cricket rankings after annual update

Brits travelling to Portugal, Greece and Australia issued important warning

People will be travelling away on holiday soon but there has been a strict warning from authorities not to withhold refunds Brits have been told that they should be prepared to fight for their refunds if their flights or holidays are cancelled due to restrictions.Millions of people have lost out on money due to last year's pandemic stopping travellers in their tracks from going away on holiday.

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Brits travelling to Portugal, Greece and Australia issued important warning

Tennis news - Ashleigh Barty beats Veronika Kudermetova to book quarter-final spot in Rome

World number one Ashleigh Barty was too good for Veronika Kudermetova as she dominated her opponent 6-3 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of ATP Rome.Kudermetova put up a good fight in the opening exchanges and even broke Barty’s serve at the first time of asking, but the Russian faded quickly after battling hard in the first set.

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Tennis news - Ashleigh Barty beats Veronika Kudermetova to book quarter-final spot in Rome

Australia Unveils Weapons Of Mouse Destruction To Tackle Rodent ‘Plague’

Farmers and rural residents say they're at their wits end battling the growing tide of mice.The Australian state of New South Wales will spend $38.5 million to send a plague of mice eating their way across farms and invading homes “into oblivion,” a move hailed by farmers and rural residents who say they’re at their wits end with a growing tide of rodents.

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Australia Unveils Weapons Of Mouse Destruction To Tackle Rodent ‘Plague’

British holidaymakers entering Portugal from May 17 'could face EU travel ban'

Sign up to our daily newsletter The i newsletter cut through the noise Travel to a handful of approved “green list countries” – including Portugal – without having to quarantine, is permitted, provided travellers take one post-arrival test.In England and Scotland, people coming from its 12 green list countries and territories will have to take a test when they arrive and will otherwise also be free not to self-isolate.

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British holidaymakers entering Portugal from May 17 'could face EU travel ban'

Rob Lui: Leeds Rhinos head coach Richard Agar on how the half-back made his mark at the club

Leeds half-back Lui announced earlier this week that 2021 would be his final season in Super League, and Rhinos head coach Agar is full of praise for the impact the Australian has made on and off the field at the club As far as Richard Agar is concerned, it is impossible to understate the impact Robert Lui has made at Leeds Rhinos since he first walked through the doors at their Kirkstall training ground just under two years ago.

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Rob Lui: Leeds Rhinos head coach Richard Agar on how the half-back made his mark at the club

Kylie Minogue looks stylish as she soaks up Australian sun during trip

Superstar Kylie Minogue looked glamorous as she enjoyed soaking up the Australian sun during a trip back home Kylie Minogue is looking more stylish than ever at the moment.The Can't Get You Out Of My Head singer, 52, flew over to her native Australia from the UK, where she is currently based, for a short holiday earlier this week.

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Kylie Minogue looks stylish as she soaks up Australian sun during trip

Nigel Latham dies two days after fulfilling final wish of trip to the races

A clip of Nigel Latham at the Morphettville track in Australia went viral.In a statement his family said they were "extremely touched" by the response to it A racing fan from the UK who fulfilled his final wish to go to the track has sadly died.

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Nigel Latham dies two days after fulfilling final wish of trip to the races

Woman on theme park slide hurtles towards python on tracks

A woman has shared shocking footage of the moment a toboggan ride hurtled her towards a snake at a theme park in Australia.The woman had been at the Toboggan Hill Park near Nelson Bay, in New South Wales, when she spotted the python on the track ahead of her.

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Woman on theme park slide hurtles towards python on tracks