Here’s what happened this week.
Donald Trump referred to the size of his penis in a Republican primary debate. Interns at agency PolitiFact are still drawing straws to decide who will fact-check the claim.
Peta Credlin denied she fed Tony Abbott from her fork at an Italian restaurant. It was with her spoon. Pretending to be an aeroplane.
The Gay and Lesiban Mardi Gras parade was held in Sydney. Malcolm Turnbull – who attended the event – refused to weigh in on whether he thought it was a success or not, saying it was better to put that question to the people at a plebiscite.
A new book revealed Bronwyn Bishop was told by the PM’s office not to apologise for her chopper trip, because it would create further trouble. Luckily for the PM, Bishop took the advice and further trouble was avoided.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says his company will be ready to send tourists into space soon. Passengers on the Blue Origin spaceships will arrive at the edge of the earth’s atmosphere in about 20 minutes. Or 21 days if they choose the standard shipping option.
Greens leader Richard Di Natale hinted he was open to the idea of doing a preference deal with the Liberal Party. Bill Shorten argued Labor was a better fit for the Greens, pointing out the ALP has a stronger track record of recycling Prime Ministers.
Joe Hockey was revealed as the man who broke the marble table at Tony Abbott’s infamous send-off party. Hockey released a statement saying the table was already broken by Labor and he was merely starting the important job of repair.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said his country was ready to use weapons at any time. Previously it was just Mondays to Fridays, 9am-5pm.
Media magnate Rupert Murdoch and model Jerry Hall got married. The happy pair had a low-key first day as a married couple, just going out to grab a coffee and buy a newspaper.
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