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Russia charges Greenpeace activists with hooliganism

RUSSIA has dropped piracy charges against 30 Greenpeace activists, reportedly charging them with hooliganism instead.

BBC News reports the new charge has a maximum penalty of seven years rather than 15.

A Greenspeace vessel was seized by Russian forces after trying to infiltrate an off-short oil platform, resulting in the arrest of 30 people include two freelance journalists.

Bail applications have so far been refused.



Another crash adds to the blackspot tally

Another crash adds to the blackspot tally

Another road incident has occurred near the notorious spot

Three-car smash on Pacific Highway

Three-car smash on Pacific Highway

Fortunately, emergency services weren't too far away...

Beach 'idiot' caught doing 'kilometres of donuts'

Beach 'idiot' caught doing 'kilometres of donuts'

Driver will be reported after he was photographed tearing up beach

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