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Australian 'torched' Fayed's old Ferrari

Friday, March 4th 2016, 3:31

An Australian man is accused of setting fire to a Ferrari once owned by Princess Diana's boyfriend Dodi Fayed.
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Author thought A$200k prize was spam

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 0:49

An Australian author says she "fell off her chair" when she discovered an email about a $150,000 (A$207,000; £106,000) literary award was not a hoax.
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Abuse victims want meeting with Pope

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016, 5:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Victims of child sex abuse by priests in Australia say they will not meet privately with Australian Cardinal George Pell, but want to see the Pope instead.
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Is China's splurge on Australian housing at an end?

Tuesday, March 1st 2016, 22:37

Is China's love affair with Australian property over?
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Cardinal Pell testifies about abuse

Monday, February 29th 2016, 4:21

In long-awaited testimony, Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell says the Catholic Church has made "enormous mistakes" in dealing with claims of sexual abuse.
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VIDEO: Cardinal addresses Australia abuse inquiry

Monday, February 29th 2016, 0:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell has said the Catholic Church has made "enormous mistakes" in dealing with claims of sexual abuse.
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Australia, UK battle for 'burping Ashes'

Friday, February 26th 2016, 1:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian and an Englishman are literally shaking walls as they vie to produce the world's loudest burp.
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VIDEO: Is this the world's loudest burp?

Friday, February 26th 2016, 1:44

An Australian man who claims he has the world's loudest burp has attempted to set an unofficial world record.
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Hidden viruses may threaten Barrier Reef

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 17:14

Australian scientists detect a trio of viruses infecting algae from the Great Barrier Reef, which they suspect may aggravate coral bleaching.
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VIDEO: Timelapse of icebreaker ship as storm moves in

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 3:10

Footage from the Australian Antarctic Division shows the Aurora Australis at Mawson station before the ship broke free of its mooring
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Backpackers 'met beach attacker online'

Monday, February 22nd 2016, 22:07

An Australian man accused of trying to kill two backpackers on a remote beach met the pair after answering an ad they posted, police will reportedly allege.
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VIDEO: Why is Australia returning baby to Nauru?

Monday, February 22nd 2016, 5:24
related countries: Nauru Nauru, Nepal Nepal

The Australian government says a Nepalese baby who was being treated in a hospital in Brisbane will be deported back to a detention centre for asylum seekers in Nauru.
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Australia relents over baby deportation

Sunday, February 21st 2016, 4:57

The Australian government cancels the deportation of an injured baby and her mother to an offshore asylum seekers' centre following protests.
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Big vacuums could stop 'hairy panic'

Friday, February 19th 2016, 0:08

A rural Australian city is considering vacuuming away "hairy panic" tumbleweed that is clogging up homes.
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Australia town consumed by 'hairy panic'

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 7:41

A fast-growing tumbleweed called "hairy panic" is clogging up homes in a small Australian town.
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Australia suspect won't come out of lake

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 1:38

An Australian man who crashed an allegedly stolen van into a lake refused to leave the water, even after police drew their weapons.
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Marsupial lion 'could climb trees'

Monday, February 15th 2016, 16:37

Fearsome predator that could climb trees
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'Iron Boy' granted superhero wish

Thursday, February 11th 2016, 11:15

A young Australian boy with cystic fibrosis was given the chance to save Sydney from a super villain on Thursday.
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Women flee Australia 'murder attempt'

Wednesday, February 10th 2016, 22:58
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

An Australian man is charged over the alleged kidnapping and attempted murder of two female backpackers on a beach south of Adelaide.
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Buyer returns stolen tortoise to zoo

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 23:56

A stolen critically endangered tortoise is returned to an Australian zoo after being sold on the black market.
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Burkina militants free Australian woman

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 1:39
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Militants freed an Australian woman kidnapped with her husband last month in Burkina Faso, where they provided health services.
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Sanctuary for Australia asylum seekers

Thursday, February 4th 2016, 9:08
related countries: Australia Australia, Nauru Nauru

Australian Anglican and United churches offer sanctuary to asylum seekers who face deportation to Nauru after a High Court ruling.
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Sports warned over gender travel divide

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016, 8:05

Australian sports groups are told to end a longstanding practice where male athletes enjoy better travel standards than female counterparts.
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Australia MPs can breastfeed in chamber

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016, 11:40

The Australian House of Representatives changes its rules to allow lawmakers to breastfeed and bottle-feed in the chamber.
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Rare view of Australia volcano eruption

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016, 4:29
related countries: Australia Australia

A volcanic eruption on a remote island in Australian territory outside the Antarctic circle is filmed by scientists on a research expedition.
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Kerber stuns Williams to win title

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 11:49
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's Angelique Kerber beats world number one Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam at the Australian Open.
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Djokovic beats Federer to reach final

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 11:57

World number one Novak Djokovic reaches his sixth Australian Open final with a 6-1 6-2 3-6 6-3 victory over Roger Federer.
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Konta hopes ended by Kerber in semis

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 5:40
related countries: Germany Germany

Briton Johanna Konta's Australian Open run ends with defeat by German seventh seed Angelique Kerber in the semi-finals.
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Terror accused discussed 'kangaroo bomb'

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 5:36

An Australian teen allegedly discussed packing a kangaroo with explosives, painting it with an Islamic State symbol and setting it on police, a Melbourne court has heard.
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Rinehart no longer richest Australian

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 5:10
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

Mining billionaire Gina Rinehart is no longer Australia's richest person, says Forbes Australia, losing her spot to US-born Blair Parry-Okeden.
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Williams sees off Sharapova again

Tuesday, January 26th 2016, 10:41

Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova to reach the Australian Open semi-finals, while Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic both win.
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Australian leaders begin republic push

Monday, January 25th 2016, 8:01
related countries: Australia Australia

Almost all of Australia's state and territory leaders sign a document in support of replacing the Queen as head of state.
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MH370 search team loses sonar detector

Monday, January 25th 2016, 3:42
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The Australian team looking for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has lost the sonar detector they were using for their search.
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Abbott to remain in Australian politics

Sunday, January 24th 2016, 23:44

Deposed Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will attempt to stay in parliament at the country's next federal election.
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Serbian hermit gives away fortune

Friday, January 22nd 2016, 17:02

A Serbian woman living as a hermit inherits almost a million Australian dollars from her husband - only to give it all away.
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Mariah Carey and James Packer engaged

Friday, January 22nd 2016, 4:27
related countries: United States United States

American pop star Mariah Carey is engaged to Australian billionaire James Packer, the BBC has learned.
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Hewitt makes emotional farewell

Thursday, January 21st 2016, 12:20

Lleyton Hewitt plays the last singles match of his tennis career as he loses to David Ferrer at the Australian Open.
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Tiger attack at Irwin's Australia Zoo

Thursday, January 21st 2016, 8:51
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Irwin

A tiger at an Australian zoo founded by the late conservationist Steve Irwin has attacked one of its keepers.
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Australian apology to gay UK widower

Thursday, January 21st 2016, 2:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

South Australia's premier apologises to a UK widower after state authorities refused to recognise his marriage on his husband's death certificate.
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The Australian who shot a North Korean propaganda film

Thursday, January 21st 2016, 0:15
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Why I made a propaganda film in North Korea
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Australia's best words of 2015 picked

Wednesday, January 20th 2016, 22:49

The Macquarie Dictionary chooses "lumbersexual", "deso" and "captain's call" in its list of best Australian words for 2015.
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Djokovic plays down fixing in tennis

Monday, January 18th 2016, 10:27

World number one Novak Djokovic says match-fixing is not prevalent at the top level, as the Australian Open gets under way.
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Appeal to free kidnapped Australians

Sunday, January 17th 2016, 16:21
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

People in Burkina Faso campaign for the release of an Australian doctor and his wife, kidnapped the same day as the attack on the capital.
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Why we chose to stay in a bushfire's path

Friday, January 15th 2016, 4:21

Australian family chose to stay in a bushfire's path
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Canadian pilot dies in Antarctica

Wednesday, January 13th 2016, 8:24
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, Canada Canada

A Canadian helicopter pilot has died after falling 20m (65ft) into an icy crevasse while delivering fuel to an Australian Antarctic base.
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Vegans upset over Australia Day ad

Tuesday, January 12th 2016, 6:31
related countries: Australia Australia

An action movie-style advert to promote Australian lamb angers both vegans who call it "discriminatory" and Indigenous Australians.
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Australia store recalls 'toe-chop' chair

Monday, January 11th 2016, 9:03

Australian store Fantastic Furniture recalls 100,000 of its popular Worx chairs after two people complained it had chopped off part of their toes.
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VIDEO: Australian bushfire consumes whole town

Friday, January 8th 2016, 11:18

A bushfire in Western Australian has destroyed around 95 homes in the town of Yarloop and continues to burn out of control
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Cricketer fined in reporter 'sexism' row

Tuesday, January 5th 2016, 17:26

Cricketer Chris Gayle is fined A$10,000 by his club after asking an Australian reporter on a date in a live interview, in what he says was a joke.
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Australian desert lake begins to fill

Tuesday, January 5th 2016, 16:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Heavy rains bring Australia’s desert to life and could eventually fill the vast Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, an event that only occurs a few times a century.
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VIDEO: 'Watermelon boy' nabs cricket spotlight

Monday, January 4th 2016, 7:45

A young Australian boy has fulfilled his dream of making it onto the big screen at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
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Australian children drown in car

Monday, January 4th 2016, 6:08
related countries: Australia Australia

A father and his two children have drowned after their car was driven off the end of a wharf in Australia.
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