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News: Aruba

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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Aruba: news

KFC must pay poisoned girl $8.3m

Friday, April 27th 2012, 9:09

The family of an Australian girl left severely brain damaged after eating a KFC chicken meal is awarded $8.3m (£5.1m) in damages.
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Australian inflation keeps easing

Tuesday, April 24th 2012, 3:07

Australian inflation slows more quickly than expected, falling to 0.1% in the first quarter, boosting hopes of a rate cut.
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Woman wins work sex injury case

Thursday, April 19th 2012, 9:54

An Australian public servant who injured herself while having sex on a work trip wins compensation in court, local media report.
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Men At Work flautist 'found dead'

Thursday, April 19th 2012, 9:36

Men At Work flautist Greg Ham has been found dead at his Melbourne home, according to Australian reports.
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VIDEO: Australia tobacco case in court

Wednesday, April 18th 2012, 5:22

The world's biggest tobacco firms are challenging the Australian government in court over a law on mandatory plain packaging for cigarettes.
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Australia tobacco case in court

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 7:03

The world's biggest tobacco companies challenge the Australian government in court over a law making plain packaging mandatory for cigarettes.
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AUDIO: Child beauty pageants 'not natural'

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 14:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sydney

MP Jill Hall is calling on the Australian parliament to stop a US child beauty pageant from going to Sydney.
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VIDEO: Snake hitches ride in cockpit

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 14:36

Australian pilot Braden Blennerhassett was forced to turn his plane around after finding a snake in the cockpit.
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VIDEO: Damaged yacht arrives at US port

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 12:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oakland

The Australian yacht struck by a huge wave during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race injuring the sailors onboard has docked at the Port of Oakland.
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US Coast Guard helping hurt crew

Sunday, April 1st 2012, 17:03
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

The US Coast Guard is coming to the aid of crew members injured when a wave crashed onto their vessel in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
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News Corp Australia hacking row

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 12:39

Australian officials express concern over allegations that News Corporation engaged in hacking and piracy to damage its commercial TV competitors.
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iPad refunds offered in Australia

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 8:26
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States
related places: Apple

US technology firm Apple offers to refund Australian customers who felt misled about the 4G capabilities of the new iPad.
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Rio Tinto explores diamonds sale

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 6:29

Rio Tinto is to explore selling its diamond interests, including an Australian mine where last month it found the world's biggest pink diamond.
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VIDEO: Australia breaks child porn ring

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 18:17

Australian police say they have broken up a child pornography network with the arrest of at least 13 men nationwide.
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Australia breaks child porn ring

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 2:33

Australian police say they have broken up a child pornography network, with the arrest of at least 13 men across the country.
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Australia passes contentious tax

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 1:05

The Australian senate pushes through into law a 30% tax on iron ore and coal mining companies.
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McLaren confident car will adapt

Monday, March 19th 2012, 11:32

McLaren say their new car is strong enough to compete for wins at all circuits following Jenson Button’s victory in the Australian Grand Prix.
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Dominant Button wins in Australia

Sunday, March 18th 2012, 7:45
related countries: Australia Australia, Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren's Jenson Button dominates the Australian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton finishes third behind Sebastian Vettel.
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Thorpe fails to make London 2012

Sunday, March 18th 2012, 0:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Five-time Australian Olympic champion Ian Thorpe fails to qualify for London 2012 after finishing 21st in the trials for the 100m freestyle.
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Button biggest threat - Hamilton

Saturday, March 17th 2012, 11:09
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton considers team-mate Jenson Button to be his biggest threat, as they begin the Australian GP on the front row.
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Hamilton beats Button to pole

Saturday, March 17th 2012, 7:17
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton qualifies ahead of McLaren team-mate Jenson Button for the Australian GP, with Lotus's Romain Grosjean third.
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Hamilton quickest as Vettel spins

Saturday, March 17th 2012, 4:16
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton sets the fastest time in final practice for the Australian Grand Prix but Sebastian Vettel spins out.
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Thorpe suffers blow in London bid

Friday, March 16th 2012, 9:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Ian Thorpe fails to make the 200m freestyle final at the Australian trials, and he must now hope to qualify in the 100m free.
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Schumacher tops second practice

Friday, March 16th 2012, 7:23
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher sets the pace in a damp second practice at the Australian GP after McLaren topped the first.
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Why Australian settlers hid shoes

Friday, March 16th 2012, 0:03

Why Australian settlers hid shoes in their homes
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Thorpe's London hopes on the line

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 9:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Ian Thorpe faces the decisive moment in his bid to compete in a third Olympic Games at this week's Australian trials.
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VIDEO: Asia's 'richest woman' in feud

Monday, March 12th 2012, 11:06

Australian mining mogul, Gina Rinehart, is said to be Asia's richest woman with an estimated wealth of more than $18 bn.
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'SA favoured' for super telescope

Saturday, March 10th 2012, 14:41
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Australian media report the country is running behind South Africa in the selection process for the £1.3bn Square Kilometre Array super telescope.
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Australian growth below forecast

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 5:44
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's economy expands by less than expected in the fourth quarter of 2011, sending the dollar to a six-week low.
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Bat invasion in Australian town

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 5:34
related countries: Australia Australia

The arrival of more than 250,000 bats in a small town in northern Australia prompts warnings of a potentially fatal disease.
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Two dead in Australian flooding

Monday, March 5th 2012, 7:30

At least two people are killed and thousands forced from their homes as flooding continues across areas in three Australian states.
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Australia's Gillard names new FM

Friday, March 2nd 2012, 2:43

Australian PM Julia Gillard names Bob Carr to replace Kevin Rudd as foreign minister in a cabinet reshuffle following Monday's leadership vote.
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New South Wales hit by flooding

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 4:03

Torrential rain brings flooding to the Australian state of New South Wales and forces evacuations in some areas, with more rain forecast.
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Branson wins porn domain battle

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 14:08

Sir Richard Branson wins the right to control richardbranson.xxx after an Australian man was ruled to have registered the domain "in bad faith".
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Gillard calls leadership ballot

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 3:19

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls a ballot for the leadership of the Labor Party on Monday to end a tussle with Kevin Rudd.
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VIDEO: On board a pirate patrol plane

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 12:30
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner is the first British journalist to be allowed on board an Australian Maritime Patrol Aircraft flying on a counter-piracy mission over the Indian Ocean.
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VIDEO: Remembering Australia's 'Pearl Harbor'

Sunday, February 19th 2012, 0:38
related countries: Japan Japan

Thousands of people are in the Australian city of Darwin to mark the 70th anniversary of a wartime raid by the Japanese.
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VIDEO: Australian budget airline grounded

Friday, February 17th 2012, 15:07

Budget airline Air Australia grounded all flights as it went into voluntary administration, a day after Australian flag carrier Qantas announced major cutbacks.
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New scuba death trial for US man

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 3:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alabama

An American man accused of killing his wife on their Australian honeymoon by shutting off her oxygen tank while scuba diving goes on trial in Alabama.
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Gillard grilled on Rudd ousting

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 3:57

Australian PM faces questions over claims staff worked on a "victory speech" two weeks before she ousted Kevin Rudd, amid ongoing leadership speculation.
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'Cruel' Sydney abattoir shut down

Friday, February 10th 2012, 7:09

An abattoir in the Australian city of Sydney, has been closed down after a video showing animal cruelty surfaces, local media report.
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Profits decline at BHP Billiton

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 23:56

Anglo-Australian firm BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, reports lower profits due to falling prices of iron ore and coal.
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VIDEO: Australian summer floods swamp homes

Saturday, February 4th 2012, 16:23

Flooding in the Australian states of Queensland and New South Wales has forced thousands of families from their homes.
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VIDEO: Ferry sinking 'a major tragedy'

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 8:28
related countries: Australia Australia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard describes the sinking of a ferry off Papua New Guinea as ''a major tragedy'' and says that Australia has provided help.
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Lynas shares up on Malaysia move

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 1:50
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Shares of Australian miner Lynas surge after Malaysian authorities grant it a licence to operate a rare earth refinery.
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Trumpets of outrage over outback

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 18:01

An Australian biology professor is causing a rumble in the academic jungle by suggesting his country should import elephants and even Komodo dragons into its wild interior.
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VIDEO: Bus boss gives staff $16m sale share

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 11:01

Australian Ken Grenda may have sold his bus company, but his staff of almost 2,000 are smiling.
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Murray will miss Davis Cup match

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 13:08
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray will miss next month's Davis Cup match against Slovakia because of injury concerns following the Australian Open.
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Sportsday Live - breaking news

Monday, January 30th 2012, 7:57

Sportsday Live featuring the latest football transfer news, updates from Gary Speed's inquest, plus more.
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No probe on Gillard protest leak

Monday, January 30th 2012, 3:11

Australian police rule out an investigation into an information leak that led to angry protests which saw PM Julia Gillard rescued by bodyguards.
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