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the office australian

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Each week Bec and Jeziel give a recap of the latest trending topics.

An Australian remake of The Office is in the works. The Australian remake is supposed to start filming in Sydney mid-this-year. Magda Szubanski, who played Sharon on ‘Kath & Kim’, has been approached to star in the series.

A Father in France is facing jail time for blocking the whole town’s internet. He installed a signal jammer to prevent his teens from going on their phones instead of sleeping. But he wasn’t just blocking their internet, he was blocking the whole town’s internet from 12-3 am. Although he had good intentions, signal jammers are illegal in France with the maximum penalty being a $50,000 fine and up to six months in jail!

A proud mum interrupted her son during a live news broadcast. Myles Harries was all set to give his report when he noticed his mum’s car approaching. He pointed at the vehicle and told the cameraman: “That’s my mum!”

What did you think of this week’s trending topics. Would you watch an Australian version of the Office? Let us know by texting or messaging us on socials. Listen to the full chat below!

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