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No charges against Kate hoax DJs

Friday, February 1st 2013, 12:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cambridge, London

Two Australian DJs who made a hoax call to the London hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge will not face charges, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
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Sapphires sweeps Australian awards

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 9:51

Feel-good drama The Sapphires dominates the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards, picking up 11 gongs at the ceremony in Sydney.
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Gillard sets Australia poll date

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 5:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls a general election for 14 September, announcing the vote eight months in advance.
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VIDEO: Rescuers battle Australia floods

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 1:51
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Oswald

At least four people have died as the Australian state of Queensland suffers flooding in the wake of tropical cyclone Oswald.
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Australia faces flood 'crisis'

Monday, January 28th 2013, 14:33
related countries: Australia Australia

The Australian state of Queensland is facing a "major flood crisis" its premier warns, as rescuers attempt to reach hundreds of trapped people.
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Royal hoax radio show cancelled

Monday, January 28th 2013, 12:09

The Australian radio show that made the hoax call to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated in December is cancelled.
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VIDEO: Australian town covered in foam

Monday, January 28th 2013, 10:18

Wild weather in the Australian state of Queensland has led to a small town becoming covered in foam whipped up by rough seas.
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Teenager survives ordeal in bush

Monday, January 28th 2013, 9:10

An Australian teenager missing for two months is found emaciated but alive in bush land on Sydney's outskirts.
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VIDEO: Cyclone aftermath hits Queensland

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 18:33

The Australian state of Queensland is on alert for more tornadoes and flooding.
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Murray finds solace in good form

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 15:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray says defeat in the Australian Open final is easier to take in light of his recent good form.
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Djokovic beats Murray in final

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 12:28

Novak Djokovic fights back to beat Andy Murray in four sets and win his third successive Australian Open in Melbourne.
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Queensland braces for flooding

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 5:50

The Australian state of Queensland is on alert for flooding and more tornadoes in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Oswald.
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VIDEO: Tornado and flood alerts in Queensland

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 5:45

New tornado and flood alerts have been issued in the Australian state of Queensland, which is still recovering from Cyclone Oswald.
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Azarenka shrugs off controversy

Saturday, January 26th 2013, 14:06
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka takes extra satisfaction from overcoming the timeout controversy to defend her Australian Open title in Melbourne.
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Azarenka defends Australian title

Saturday, January 26th 2013, 11:29
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka retains her Australian Open title and kept hold of the world number one spot with victory over Li Na in the Melbourne final.
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Murray satisfied with 'good job'

Friday, January 25th 2013, 15:41

Andy Murray is relieved to finally get his first ever Grand Slam win over Roger Federer at the Australian Open.
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Murray pips Federer to make final

Friday, January 25th 2013, 12:50

Andy Murray beats Roger Federer 6-4 6-7 6-3 6-7 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic.
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Li may not be Azarenka's only challenge in final

Friday, January 25th 2013, 10:12
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka must overcome criticism from the crowd, as well as the dangerous Li Na, if she is to win the Australian Open
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Imperious Djokovic reaches final

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 10:18

Novak Djokovic thrashes David Ferrer 6-2 6-2 6-1 to reach the Australian Open final.
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Murray 'calm' for Federer clash

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 7:20

Andy Murray says he is "calmer than usual" before he faces Roger Federer in the Australian Open semi-finals on Friday.
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Azarenka beats Stephens in semis

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 6:38
related countries: China China

Victoria Azarenka overcomes injury problems to beat Sloane Stephens and set up an Australian Open final with Li Na.
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Federer beats Tsonga in five sets

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 12:54
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Roger Federer will face Britain's Andy Murray in the semi-final of the Australian Open after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
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Ruthless Murray powers into semis

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 7:03

Andy Murray beats Jeremy Chardy to set up a meeting with Roger Federer in the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Stephens beats injury-hit Serena

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 4:51

Title favourite Serena Williams is knocked out of the Australian Open by Sloane Stephens in a huge quarter-final upset.
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Sharapova and Li make semi-finals

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 12:08

Maria Sharapova maintains her impressive run at the Australian Open and will face China's Li Na in the semi-finals.
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Djokovic defeats Berdych in four

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 11:40

Novak Djokovic books place in the semi-final of the Australian Open by beating Tomas Berdych 6-1 4-6 6-1 6-4
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Ferrer fights back to win in five

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 7:29

Spain's David Ferrer keeps his Australian Open hopes alive with an extraordinary five-set win over compatriot Nicolas Almagro.
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Library in Armstrong pledge prank

Monday, January 21st 2013, 4:34

A sign in an Australian library promising to reshelve books by disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong in the fiction section causes an approving stir.
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Djokovic defeats Wawrinka in epic

Sunday, January 20th 2013, 15:50

Defending champion Novak Djokovic survives a scare to beat Stanislas Wawrinka in a five-hour epic at the Australian Open.
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Sharapova & Ferrer reach quarters

Sunday, January 20th 2013, 9:36

Maria Sharapova and David Ferrer make easy progress into the quarter-finals with convincing wins on day seven at the Australian Open.
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Murray ready to face weary Simon

Sunday, January 20th 2013, 6:35

Andy Murray will face a weary Gilles Simon in the Australian Open fourth round on Monday.
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Brisbane Heat win Aussie Big Bash

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 13:38

Brisbane Heat beat Perth Scorchers by 34 runs to win the Australian Big Bash Twenty20 competition.
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Robson knocked out of Australian Open

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 9:07
related countries: United States United States

Laura Robson's Australian Open campaign comes to an end in a straight sets third-round defeat by American Sloane Stephens.
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Murray edges battling Berankis

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 6:26
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania

Andy Murray holds his nerve to see off the tricky challenge of Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis and reach the last 16 of the Australian Open.
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VIDEO: Sydney bakes in hottest day ever

Friday, January 18th 2013, 14:26

The Australian city of Sydney is experiencing its hottest day on record, with temperatures reaching nearly 46C.
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VIDEO: Gold nugget prospector 'very happy'

Friday, January 18th 2013, 12:16

A prospector who found a gold nugget weighing 5.5kg (12lb) in the Australian town of Ballarat is said to be "very happy".
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Djokovic marches on in Melbourne

Friday, January 18th 2013, 10:18
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Novak Djokovic books his place in the last 16 with a straight-sets win against Czech veteran Radek Stepanek at the Australian Open.
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Brilliant Sharapova hammers Venus

Friday, January 18th 2013, 10:01

Second seed Maria Sharapova thrashes Venus Williams 6-1 6-3 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
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VIDEO: Australia bushfires rage in Victoria

Friday, January 18th 2013, 7:15
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Fire crews in the Australian state of Victoria are battling a large and fast-moving bushfire which is burning out of control.
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Australia outlaw Kelly remembered

Friday, January 18th 2013, 6:12

Hundreds of descendants attend a memorial for Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, more than 130 years after he was hanged for murder.
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Murray and Robson target last 16

Friday, January 18th 2013, 5:57

Britain's Andy Murray and Laura Robson will battle for places in the last 16 at the Australian Open on Saturday.
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Watson loses to classy Radwanska

Friday, January 18th 2013, 2:19
related countries: Poland Poland

Heather Watson's Australian Open run comes to an end with a straight-sets defeat by Polish fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska in round three.
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Win one of the biggest - Robson

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 16:47

Laura Robson describes her late-night win over Petra Kvitova at the Australian Open as one of the biggest of her career.
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Robson stuns Kvitova in marathon

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 13:41

Laura Robson beats former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in a three-hour marathon to reach the Australian Open's third round.
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Federer brushes aside Davydenko

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 11:38

Roger Federer beats Nikolay Davydenko in straight sets to set up a third-round match with Bernard Tomic in the Australian Open.
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Azarenka and Serena power through

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 7:23
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams both win while Roger Federer plays later on day four of the Australian Open.
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Murray races to emphatic victory

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 4:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

Britain's Andy Murray reaches the Australian Open third round with a straight-sets victory over Joao Sousa in Melbourne.
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Sharapova to face Venus Williams

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 12:17

Former champion Maria Sharapova will meet Venus Williams in the third round of the Australian Open.
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Murray set to face extreme heat

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 9:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray could face temperatures close to 40C when he plays Joao Sousa in the Australian Open on Thursday.
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Australian Open day three round-up

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 8:27

Novak Djokovic, Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova and David Ferrer all win on day three of the Australian Open.
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Serena victorious despite injury

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 7:41

Serena Williams says she will fight through the pain after injuring an ankle in her round one win at the Australian Open.
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Australian Open day two round-up

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 4:45
related countries: Australia Australia, Seychelles Seychelles

Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams are among the early winners on day two of the Australia Open.
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Australian Open day one round-up

Monday, January 14th 2013, 12:30

Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams are among the early winners on the opening day of the Australian Open.
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Watson fights back for gutsy win

Monday, January 14th 2013, 11:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Heather Watson shows her fighting spirit to reach the Australian Open second round with victory over Alexandra Cadantu.
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Murray ready to start title bid

Monday, January 14th 2013, 5:05
related countries: Australia Australia

Britain's Andy Murray starts his Australian Open campaign against Dutchman Robin Haase at midnight on Tuesday.
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