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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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Bushfires rage on in Australia

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 8:54
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian firefighters are continuing to tackle more than 100 bushfires, which the government says have been exacerbated by climate change.
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VIDEO: Australia on alert as fires rage

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 8:15

Firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales are continuing to battle more than a hundred fires - while emergency teams in several other states also face challenging conditions.
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Murray draws Haase in Aussie Open

Friday, January 11th 2013, 1:04

Britain's Andy Murray is drawn against Dutchman Robin Haase in the first round of the Australian Open.
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VIDEO: Australia heat sparks chart change

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 10:22

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology explains why it has added new colours to its weather charts.
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VIDEO: Australian bush fires 'catastrophic'

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 18:31

Firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales are battling some of the worst fires they have ever faced, with high winds, extremely dry vegetation and temperatures above 40C.
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VIDEO: Homes destroyed in fire-hit Tasmania

Monday, January 7th 2013, 22:16

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is visiting wildfire-hit regions in Tasmania, as crews continued to battle blazes in the state.
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Australian coal miner hit by hoax

Monday, January 7th 2013, 8:38

Shares in Australian coal miner Whitehaven fall almost 9% after a fake press release claims one of the firm's lenders has withdrawn funding.
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Australia PM visits fire-hit area

Monday, January 7th 2013, 5:05

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is visiting wildfire-hit regions in Tasmania, amid warnings of more searing hot weather across the country.
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Tasmania seeks missing after fire

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 11:26

Australian police are looking for 100 people unaccounted for after wildfires which have ravaged parts of southern Tasmania.
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Tasmania fires strand thousands

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 4:12

Bushfires blaze across the Australian island of Tasmania, stranding thousands of people and destroying at least 100 homes.
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Landmark Australia trees 'torched'

Friday, January 4th 2013, 12:42

Two ghost gum trees made famous by the work of Aboriginal Australian artist Albert Namatjira are found burnt in a suspected arson attack.
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Watson out of Australia warm-up

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 8:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Heather Watson withdraws from the Moorilla Hobart International, just a week before the start of the Australian Open.
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Murray 'better prepared' for 2013

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 10:16

Britain's Andy Murray says he is feeling more relaxed as he prepares for this month's Australian Open.
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Sharapova out of Brisbane event

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 9:53

Maria Sharapova pulls out of the Brisbane International on Tuesday as a precaution before the Australian Open.
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Djokovic suffers scare in Perth

Monday, December 31st 2012, 10:48
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Novak Djokovic is involved in an incident with fans while representing Serbia at the Hopman Cup in Perth.
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Serena eyes 2013 Grand Slam sweep

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 13:29

Serena Williams wants to win all four Grand Slams in the same season for the first time ahead of the Australian Open.
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Ex-England cricketer Tony Greig dies

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 6:12

Former England cricket captain and TV commentator Tony Greig has died aged 66, his employers at Australian broadcaster Nine Network confirm.
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Nadal will miss Australian Open

Friday, December 28th 2012, 15:57

Rafael Nadal withdraws from the 2013 Australian Open as a result of a stomach virus hampering his recovery from knee injury.
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Video shows kidnapped Australian

Wednesday, December 26th 2012, 17:18
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Australian national Warren Rodwell, held hostage for more than year by Philippine Islamists, is shown alive in a video posted on social media.
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Zvonareva to miss Australian Open

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 10:27
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian Vera Zvonareva will miss the Australian Open in January with a recurrence of a shoulder injury.
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Deadly snakes in toddler wardrobe

Friday, December 21st 2012, 6:00

An Australian toddler has a lucky escape after eggs he stashed in his wardrobe hatched deadly snakes.
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Court clears Australian Speaker

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 8:26

An Australian court rejects a sexual harassment case against former Speaker of Parliament Peter Slipper, calling it a "political attack".
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Hoax station to donate to family

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 16:42

The Australian radio station whose DJs made a hoax call to a nurse who was later found dead is to donate at least £320,000 to a fund set up for her family.
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Kate hoaxers 'gutted' over death

Monday, December 10th 2012, 22:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Australian radio hosts at the centre of the royal hospital hoax say they are "gutted and heartbroken'' over the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha.
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Kate hoaxers 'sought permission'

Monday, December 10th 2012, 5:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian radio station at the centre of the UK royal hospital hoax death says it tried to contact the nurses involved to seek permission to use the taped conversation.
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Kate hoax station orders review

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 20:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian radio station at the centre of the UK royal hospital hoax death says it is going to review its broadcasting practices.
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Kate hoax police contact Sydney

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 12:25

Scotland Yard contacts Australian police over the apparent suicide of a nurse from the hospital where the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was treated.
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Hospital anger at Kate hoax call

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 2:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cambridge, London

The London hospital which employed a nurse who died after a radio hoax call about the Duchess of Cambridge protests to the Australian network, saying the incident is "tragic beyond words".
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Kate hoax nurse death a 'tragedy'

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 13:34

The death of a nurse who took a hoax call about the Duchess of Cambridge was a "tragedy", the Australian radio station behind it says.
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Australian DJs face backlash over hoax death

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 12:16

Sydney radio station in trouble after royal hospital nurse death
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Hoax call fools duchess hospital

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 17:10

The hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge says it "deeply regrets" giving information about her to hoax callers from a radio station.
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Arrest after Australia navy raid

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 8:35
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

A man is arrested in the northern Australian city of Darwin after a sailor was overpowered and weapons stolen in a raid on a navy vessel.
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Gotye cleans up at Aria Awards

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 13:21

Australian musician Gotye is the big winner at the Aria Awards in Sydney, picking up four prizes including best male and best album.
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VIDEO: Australia military abuse apology

Monday, November 26th 2012, 4:37

The Australian government has apologised to men and women who were abused while serving in the country's armed forces.
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Michael Hutchence biopic planned

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 16:37

Work is under way on a film about Australian rock star Michael Hutchence, who died 15 years ago this week.
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Nauru camp 'cruel and degrading'

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 7:47
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Conditions at an Australian asylum camp on the Pacific territory of Nauru are "cruel" and "degrading", rights group Amnesty International says.
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