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Sharapova wins amid extreme heat

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 6:26

Maria Sharapova survives a scare to reach the Australian Open third round as the temperature again exceeds 40C.
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VIDEO: Tennis fans coping with brutal heat

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 14:23
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

As south-east Australia experiences extremely hot weather, a tennis player and ball boy at the Australian Open in Melbourne collapse in the heat.
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I feared I might die in heat - Dodig

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 12:04

Ivan Dodig retires from his second-round match as high temperatures continue to be a major issue at the Australian Open.
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Djokovic & Williams into third round

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 10:33

Defending Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and top seed Serena Williams win easily to reach round three.
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'Making us play in 42C was inhumane'

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 11:39

Australian Open organisers are criticised for forcing players to compete in intense heat as temperatures hit 42C.
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VIDEO: 42C heat causes havoc in Melbourne

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 9:18

BBC Sport's Alex South reports from Melbourne, where searing heat reaching 42C has been causing havoc for players and fans at the 2014 Australian Open.
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Murray beats Soeda in stifling heat

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 8:11

Andy Murray makes the ideal start to his Australian Open campaign with a quick win over Go Soeda in searing heat.
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Robson determined to come back stronger

Monday, January 13th 2014, 7:45

Laura Robson sets her sights on getting fully fit after a heavy defeat in the first round of the Australian Open.
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Robson & Watson beaten in first round

Monday, January 13th 2014, 5:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British pair Laura Robson and Heather Watson are both knocked out on the opening day of the Australian Open.
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Cockroach removed from man's ear

Friday, January 10th 2014, 20:32

An Australian receives treatment to remove a large cockroach that had burrowed into his ear and defied his efforts remove it with a vacuum cleaner.
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Murray draws Soeda in Australian Open

Friday, January 10th 2014, 0:26
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Japan Japan
related places: Soeda

Andy Murray will play Go Soeda of Japan in the Australian Open first round, while Laura Robson faces Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens.
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Williams 'can win every Slam in 2014'

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 13:21

Serena Williams' coach says she can win all four Grand Slams in 2014, starting with the Australian Open.
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Johnson rested for first one-day game

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 8:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will be rested for the first one-day international against England on Sunday.
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Abbott defends asylum 'closed book'

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 4:50
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Nauru Nauru

The Australian PM defends secrecy over asylum policy, amid reports that boats filled with asylum-seekers are being sent back to Indonesia.
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Injured Robson out of Hobart event

Monday, January 6th 2014, 9:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Laura Robson pulls out with her Australian Open warm-up event in Hobart with a wrist injury.
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Hewitt beats Federer for Brisbane win

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 9:35

Australian Lleyton Hewitt wins his first title since 2010 with victory over Roger Federer at the Brisbane International.
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Weather halts Antarctic ship rescue

Monday, December 30th 2013, 8:23

A third attempt to rescue a ship stranded in East Antarctica fails due to bad weather, with an Australian icebreaker forced to turn back.
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New rescue bid for Antarctic ship

Monday, December 30th 2013, 0:56

An Australian icebreaker reaches East Antarctica in a new bid to free a trapped scientific mission ship, but bad weather is slowing its progress.
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Edberg joins Federer coaching team

Friday, December 27th 2013, 17:20

Two-time Wimbledon winner Stefan Edberg joins former world number one Roger Federer's team ahead of the Australian Open.
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Australian police raid drug lab

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 4:49

Australian police say they have seized drugs with a street value of more than A$43m as well as guns and exotic animals in a series of raids.
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Petrova pulls out of Australian Open

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 19:44
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Nadia Petrova withdraws from the Australian Open after the death of her mother in a car crash in Moscow this month.
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Australian plane to monitor whaling

Sunday, December 22nd 2013, 13:16
related countries: Japan Japan

Australia is to send a surveillance plane to the Southern Ocean in a bid to stop conflict between Japanese whaling vessels and environmentalists.
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Cool box saves Australian fishermen

Saturday, December 21st 2013, 17:22

Rescuers find two Australian men clinging to a cool box in the sea 15 hours after their boat capsizes off New South Wales.
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Viewpoint: Abbott's 2014 challenge

Friday, December 20th 2013, 1:52

Can Australia's PM fulfil his election promises?
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Facebook tourist walks off pier

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 12:31

A Taiwanese tourist is rescued after walking off a pier in the Australian city of Melbourne while checking her Facebook page, police say.
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Falconio killer in second appeal

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 9:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bradley Murdoch launches a second appeal against his conviction for killing British backpacker Peter Falconio in the Australian outback in 2001.
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Murray hopes to repay public support

Monday, December 16th 2013, 6:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

BBC Sports Personality of the Year Andy Murray wants to repay the British public with Australian Open success.
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Australia court bans gay marriage

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 8:43

Australia's High Court has overturned legislation allowing gay marriage in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), rendering 27 gay marriages invalid.
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VIDEO: Loud noises used to drive away bats

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 15:30

An Australian town is using loud noises in an attempt to drive away an infestation of almost 80,000 bats who are roosting in a local park.
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Boat Race saboteur 'can stay in UK'

Monday, December 9th 2013, 17:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian facing deportation after disrupting last year's University Boat Race by swimming in front of the crews can stay in the UK, a judge rules.
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Qantas credit rating cut to 'junk'

Friday, December 6th 2013, 6:29

Australian airline Qantas sees its credit rating downgraded to below-investment level, or junk, by the ratings agency Standard & Poor's.
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Royal prank call DJ quits radio job

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 9:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mel Greig, one of two Australian DJs behind a royal prank call linked to the death of a UK nurse, has resigned from the radio station which broadcast the show.
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England fight back against Australia

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 8:13
related countries: Australia Australia

England fight back after an ominous Australian start as the first day of the second Test ends with the hosts on 273-5.
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Qantas issues profit warning

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 2:30

Australian airline Qantas issues a profit warning, and says "immense challenges" mean 1,000 jobs must be shed.
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Scott and Charlene son in Neighbours

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 12:13

Daniel Robinson, the son of classic Neighbours characters Scott and Charlene - once played by Jason Donovan and Kylie Minogue - is to join the Australian soap.
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McIlroy pips Scott to Australian Open

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 7:32

Rory McIlroy wins his first tournament of the year with a one-shot triumph in the Australian Open at Sydney.
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Scott leads McIlroy by four in Sydney

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 9:37

Adam Scott leads Rory McIlroy by four shots after the penultimate round of the Australian Open at Royal Sydney.
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Pilots face parrot smuggling probe

Friday, November 29th 2013, 11:42
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Two Indonesian air force pilots are investigated for allegedly trying to smuggle Australian parrots into Indonesia, military officials say.
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McIlroy closes in on leader Scott

Friday, November 29th 2013, 9:44

Rory McIlroy fires a 65 to move two shots behind leader Adam Scott after two rounds of the Australian Open in Sydney.
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Scott hits Australian Open record 62

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 9:11

Adam Scott posts a course record 62 in round one of the Australian Open in Sydney, with Rory McIlroy seven shots back.
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Qantas seeks to relax ownership rule

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 3:01

Australian airline Qantas backs a suggestion by Treasurer Joe Hockey that rules restricting foreign investment in the carrier should be changed.
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Abbott aims to heal Indonesia rift

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 1:19
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott proposes closer discussions with Indonesian officials in a bid to heal a rift over spying allegations.
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VIDEO: Coral spawning on Great Barrier Reef

Monday, November 25th 2013, 7:16

For a few days each year, a vast area off the Australian east coast becomes an underwater city of coral spawning.
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Family set Christmas lights record

Monday, November 25th 2013, 6:19

An Australian family put up 502,165 Christmas lights around their home, setting a new world record.
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Australian republic debate reignited

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 9:41
related countries: Australia Australia

The Queen's representative in Australia reportedly becomes the first serving governor-general to publicly back the country becoming a republic.
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US doctor avoids Australia jail term

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 11:06
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

An Australian court hands a two-year suspended sentence to a US surgeon for fraud after prosecutors dropped criminal negligence charges.
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Broad unmoved by Aussie fans' boos

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 10:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England paceman Stuart Broad is able to laugh off the boos from Australian fans as he takes 5-65 on the first day of the Ashes.
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Australia sites hacked amid spy row

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 5:25
related countries: Australia Australia, Indonesia Indonesia

Hackers attack Australian government websites amid an ongoing row over reports that Australia spied on the phone calls of the Indonesian prime minister.
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Australia issue stringent alcohol ban

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 14:32

Australian athletes risk being sent home from next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi if caught "having rambling conversations".
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Russia bails three of the Arctic 30

Monday, November 18th 2013, 20:28
related countries: Russia Russia

A doctor, a photographer and an activist, among 30 arrested over an Arctic protest by Greenpeace, are granted bail by a court in St Petersburg.
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Freelancer.com shares soar by 400%

Friday, November 15th 2013, 7:50

Shares in the Australian online jobs site Freelancer.com soar as much as 400% in the company's market debut on Friday.
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Australia ends US doctor prosecution

Friday, November 15th 2013, 7:31
related countries: United States United States

Australian prosecutors drop criminal negligence charges against US doctor Jayant Patel, who was jailed in 2010 over patient deaths.
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Australian ex-PM Kevin Rudd retires

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 11:04

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announces his retirement from politics, in an emotional speech.
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Australia moves to scrap carbon tax

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 9:12

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott begins steps to scrap the carbon tax, introducing a repeal bill at the first meeting of the new parliament.
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Mystery girl 25-year-old Australian

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 17:01
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin

A woman found in a distressed state in Dublin who was thought to be 14 or 15 is actually a 25-year-old Australian, a court hears.
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