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Australian police find baby koala in woman’s bag

SYDNEY: Australian police uncovered a baby koala hidden in the bag of a woman they stopped in the street. The 50-year-old, who was being spoken to on unrelated matters on Sunday evening, stunned Brisbane officers when she revealed she had the creature in her canvas satchell. "Not quite believing their ears, the officers cautiously unzipped the bag and found this gorgeous boy," Queensland police said. "The koala - believed to be about six months of age - seemed to be in good health, although a bit dehydrated."…

Bomb-proof bag could protect aircraft

A controlled explosion in the luggage hold of an aircraft was successfully contained by a bomb-proof lining developed by an international team of scientists. The technology shows how a plane's luggage hold may be able to contain the force of an explosion if a device hidden in an item of luggage detonates.