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Soldiers and horses were injured in London after the horses were spooked by construction noises.

Soldiers and horses were injured in London after the horses were spooked by construction noises. Photo: Getty

This week, Jacqui Lambie took aim at Elon Musk and horses caused chaos across London.

Plus, a bear sat on a chair and humans did their best seagull impressions for a bizarre competition.

Albanese marks Anzac Day

Anthony Albanese became the first sitting prime minister of Australia to complete Papua New Guinea’s Kokoda Track.

On Anzac Day, he commemorated the 625 Australian soldiers who were killed on the track during World War II.

@theageaustralia

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has paid. tribute on the Kokoda Track, ‘this great artery of mud and suffering and perseverance’. #ANZAC

♬ original sound – The Age

Strength in numbers

People attending an Anzac Day dawn service in New Zealand manhandled a car which was parked in the “worst possible place”.

“It was right at the bottom of the steps, leading up to where the speakers are, right in the middle of where the wreath-layers come out to get their wreaths,” New Plymouth RSA president and veteran Graham Chard said, according to Radio New Zealand.

Horses run wild in London

Military horses were spooked by a noise and threw off four soldiers, with three of them hospitalised with injuries.

Five of the seven horses then ran in central London during the morning rush, bumping into cars and leaving commuters stunned.

The horses were rounded up and received veterinary treatment.

‘Social media knob’

Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie blasted X’s owner Elon Musk, and labelled him a “social media knob” on Sky News.

Tragic end to mass stranding

Twenty-nine pilot whales died in a mass stranding in Western Australia’s southwest.

Around 160 whales beached themselves at Toby Inlet near Dunsborough. Authorities worked alongside volunteers to save as many whales as they could.

Gullscreeching contest

This week, “seagull boy” aka, Cooper, from Chesterfield in Derbyshire, won the European Championships of Gullscreeching.

Apparently people competing are judged on how well they can screech and their understanding of gull behaviour.

@abcnews

Contestants screeched, squawked and cawed their way to glory in the European Championships of Gullscreeching on Sunday in front of a packed audience in Belgium. Competitors were scored on both the sound of the screech and how well they understood gull behavior, the event organizer told local media. Who do you think did the best? #europe #belgium

♬ original sound – ABC News – ABC News

Proud bear

A very clever bear was very proud of himself for figuring out how to sit on a chair.

The internet was also very proud of the bear, with many commenting words of encouragement on social media.

@susankehoe1

Bear is so proud of himself to sit in a chair the correct way #foryou #bear #viral #love #funny #pet #teddybear #fyp #laugh #chair #woods #forest #mountain #camping #wildlife #animals

♬ original sound – Susan Kehoe

Smiling Maggie

No one smiles quite like Maggie, the very happy puppy who was spending some time at a doggy daycare this week.

Her tail was wagging and her smile was so big she couldn’t keep her eyes open.

@pawms_huntsville

We LOVE our Maggie😊😊😊 @maggiethelab_smiles #pawmspetresort #pawmshuntsville #pawms #dogsoftiktok #dogtok #dogboarding #petresortlife #dogsofhuntsville #huntsvillealabama

♬ original sound – pawms_huntsville

Pilot’s proposal

A flight attendant came sprinting down the aisle of a plane this week, after her boyfriend, the pilot, proposed.

LOT Polish Airlines, the couple’s employer, shared the sweet video of Konrad popping the question before the Warsaw to Krakow flight. Paula said yes.

‘Couturtle’

Just in case you forgot, turtles can be fashionable too.

Mido Speedo, the turtle, got yet another fashionable shell coat, this one covered in sequins and beads and someone dubbed it “couturtle”.

@midosthespeedo

Who says turtles can’t be #fashionistas #turtle #pet #diy #dress

♬ original sound – SpongeBob background music

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