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We have started to collect the most important news related to Aruba in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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VIDEO: Oz X Factor winner on Scunthorpe gig

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 11:36

A teenager from Scunthorpe, who won the Australian version of The X Factor, says he wants to return to the town to perform.
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Australia's mining tax wins vote

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 2:38

The Australian government's plan to impose a 30% tax on big mining companies has cleared a major hurdle, passing through parliament's lower house.
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Shampoo mistaken for ecstasy drug

Monday, November 21st 2011, 15:23

An Australian man is paid thousands of dollars in compensation after being wrongly accused of smuggling ecstasy in shampoo bottles.
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No deal between Qantas and unions

Monday, November 21st 2011, 6:36

Australian airline Qantas fails to reach a deal with pilots and ground staff, meaning their dispute will now go to forced arbitration.
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Nurse charged over Sydney blaze

Saturday, November 19th 2011, 7:57

A male nurse is charged with murder following a fire at a Sydney nursing home that killed five elderly residents, Australian officials say.
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VIDEO: Nurse charged after fatal Sydney fire

Saturday, November 19th 2011, 6:25

A nurse has been charged with murder following Friday's fire at a Sydney nursing home that killed five elderly residents, Australian police have confirmed.
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VIDEO: 'Horrific situation' at Sydney fire

Friday, November 18th 2011, 10:26

Three elderly people have died in a nursing home fire in Sydney, Australian officials have confirmed.
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Australia rejects China concerns

Friday, November 18th 2011, 4:15
related countries: China China, United States United States

Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd dismisses concerns that deepening military ties with the US could anger China.
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Fatal nursing home fire in Sydney

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 23:43

Three people died and 50 were injured when a fire ripped through a nursing home in Sydney, Australian officials say.
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VIDEO: Obama: US is Pacific power here to stay

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 1:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: America, Pacific, Asia

Addressing the Australian House of Representatives, President Barack Obama has said he wants to strengthen America's military presence in the Asia-Pacific region.
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Cameron's Aussie accent attacked

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 10:25

David Cameron's attempt to impersonate Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been described as "so bad it could cause a diplomatic row".
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Australia jail hostage drama ends

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 5:12
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Hobart

Two staff members at a prison in the Australian city of Hobart are freed unharmed, hours after inmates took them hostage.
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Australia PM urges uranium U-turn

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 4:01
related countries: India India

Australian leader Julia Gillard is urging her governing Labor Party to overturn a ban on selling uranium to India.
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VIDEO: Australian police in huge drugs bust

Monday, November 14th 2011, 14:19
related countries: United States United States

The Australian authorities have seized cocaine worth an estimated A$78m (£50m; US$80m).
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Woods' woes return in Australia

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 8:15
related countries: Australia Australia

Tiger Woods suffers a disappointing third round at the Australian Open, shooting a three-over round of 75 to trail Australian leader John Senden by six shots.
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2018 Commonwealths in Gold Coast

Friday, November 11th 2011, 23:17
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Hambantota

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held in Gold Coast after the Australian city beat off the challenge of Sri Lankan town Hambantota.
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Sportsday Live - Friday 11 November

Friday, November 11th 2011, 10:19

Sportsday Live featuring reaction to London's successful bid to host 2017 World Athletics Championships, plus all the build-up to a busy weekend of international football.
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Australian cigarette law passed

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 10:16

Laws banning brand labels on cigarette packaging are passed by the Australian Senate, their last key hurdle before coming into effect.
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Ned Kelly's family to hold burial

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 3:45

Australian officials are to return the remains of outlaw Ned Kelly to his descendants for burial, 130 years after he was hanged for murder.
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Legend Warne returns for Big Bash

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 10:52

Australian legend Shane Warne says he is in great shape after confirming his return to cricket in the Twenty20 Big Bash League.
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Burns v Katsidis as it happened

Saturday, November 5th 2011, 21:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Lanarkshire fighter Ricky Burns defeats Australian Michael Katsidis at London's Wembley Arena on points to win the WBO interim lightweight world title.
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Qantas lock-out 'was last resort'

Friday, November 4th 2011, 4:53

Qantas boss Alan Joyce tells parliament his decision to lock out the airline's staff and ground the Australian carrier's fleet was "absolutely the last resort".
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Labor denies plot against Gillard

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 5:38

Senior officials deny media reports that Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is about to be overthrown by members of her own Labor Party.
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Gillard fury over Qantas action

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 3:59

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard labels national airline Qantas as "extreme and irresponsible" for shutting down its operations on the weekend.
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Qantas flights 'to stay grounded'

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 11:32

Airline Qantas keeps all flights grounded until at least midday on Monday, as passengers await a ruling from Australia's work tribunal on the action.
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VIDEO: Advice for stranded Qantas passengers

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 9:40

Australian airline Qantas has said more than 68,000 passengers around the world have been affected by its decision to ground all its planes on Saturday.
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Labour row grounds Qantas flights

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 14:40

Australian airline Qantas grounds all flights with immediate effect over an industrial dispute, stranding thousands of passengers worldwide.
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Qantas dispute grounds UK flights

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 12:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Australian airline Qantas cancels all flights to and from London in response to industrial action.
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Queen highlights equality issue

Friday, October 28th 2011, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

The Queen opens the Commonwealth summit in the Australian city of Perth, with changes to the law on royal succession due to be discussed.
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Strikes cost Qantas A$15m a week

Friday, October 28th 2011, 4:42

Qantas says ongoing strikes by employees are costing the airline 15m Australian dollars ($16m; £12m) each week.
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Australian exchange resumes trade

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 6:17

The Australian Securities Exchange restarts trading after a technical glitch forced a four-hour halt earlier in the day.
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Australia killer's relative kills

Monday, October 24th 2011, 9:52

A teenage relative of notorious Australian serial killer Ivan Milat admits carrying out a brutal axe murder.
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Australians hunting killer shark

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 10:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Perth

Australian officials launch a hunt for a Great White shark which killed a 32-year-old US diver off the west coast, near Perth.
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Queen in 'difficult year' tribute

Friday, October 21st 2011, 9:15
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The Queen pays tribute to the courage shown by people during a "difficult year" of heavy flooding in Australian towns and a devastating earthquake in New Zealand.
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Queen arrives for Australian tour

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 10:14
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

The Queen arrives in Australia for an 11-day tour of the country, ahead of a meeting of Commonwealth leaders in Perth next week.
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Apple wins Samsung Australia ban

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 3:00
related countries: Australia Australia

An Australian court halts the sale of Samsung Electronics' tablet computer in Australia, because of a patent dispute with rival Apple.
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Australia cricket games 'rigged'

Monday, October 10th 2011, 17:19
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Australian and Pakistani cricket stars rigged their games, according to a cricket agent accused of taking bribes, a corruption trial hears.
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Men At Work lose final court bid

Friday, October 7th 2011, 9:39

Australian band Men At Work will not be allowed to make a final appeal against a ruling which found they partly copied 1983 hit Down Under from a folk song.
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Australian actress Cilento dies

Friday, October 7th 2011, 8:47

Oscar-nominated Australian actress Diane Cilento, who was married to actor Sean Connery in the early 1960s, dies aged 78.
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The battle for Australia's water

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 1:01
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian farmers told to use a third less water
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Australia plane hits Ferris wheel

Saturday, October 1st 2011, 8:39

An ultra-light plane crashes into a Ferris wheel north of Sydney trapping four people for hours, but no one is seriously hurt, Australian officials say.
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Australian swimmer lies to police

Saturday, October 1st 2011, 6:06

Australian swimmer Kenrick Monk, a 2012 Olympic hopeful, admits lying to police after he broke his elbow falling off a skateboard.
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Hair unlocks Aboriginal origins

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 0:23

A lock of hair has helped scientists to piece together the genome of Australian Aborigines and rewrite the history of human dispersal around the world.
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SABMiller agrees to buy Foster's

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 10:21
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Foster

Brewing giant SABMiller agrees to buy Foster's in a deal that values Australia's largest brewer at 9.9bn Australian dollars.
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Australian FM in Vegemite battle

Monday, September 19th 2011, 7:56
related countries: United States United States

Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd does some fast talking to get a suspicious liquid - a jar of Vegemite - onto a US-bound plane.
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India's GVK buys Australian mines

Monday, September 19th 2011, 2:23
related countries: Australia Australia, India India

Indian infrastructure giant GVK says it will pay $1.26bn (£802m) to buy a majority stake in coal assets owned by Australia's Hancock Group.
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Australian wine seeks new markets

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 17:12

Australian wine seeks new markets amid falling sales
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