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Martina Navratilova says Margaret Court is 'a racist and a homophobe'

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 6:39

Martina Navratilova renews her call for the Margaret Court Arena to be renamed - describing the Australian as a "racist and a homophobe".
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Mother jailed for murdering children by driving into Australian lake

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 3:26

A judge says Akon Guode showed a "catastrophic" betrayal of trust when she killed three of her children.
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Shark injures Australian fisherman on board boat

Monday, May 29th 2017, 9:54

An Australian fisherman recounts the moment when a 200kg great white shark leapt into his boat.
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Australian man injured after shark jumps into boat

Monday, May 29th 2017, 6:46

The Australian fisherman lost "a fair amount of blood" after being hit by the 200kg (440lb) shark.
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Australian indigenous leaders call for formal 'voice', path to treaty

Friday, May 26th 2017, 9:40
related countries: Australia Australia

A historic summit calls for a formal body to represent Australia's first inhabitants in parliament.
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Australian indigenous leaders meet for historic summit

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 23:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Hundreds of delegates gather at Uluru to discuss formally recognising Australia's first inhabitants.
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Billionaire makes 'biggest philanthropic gift' by living Australian

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 4:24

Billionaire Andrew Forrest and his wife, Nicola, will give A$400m (£229m; $298m) to charity.
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Van Gogh lookalike's selfie offer draws 'crazy' response

Friday, May 19th 2017, 9:09

When Australian artist Matt Butterworth offered to pose, he was met with "crazy" demand.
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Australian government reviews funding for UFO group

Friday, May 19th 2017, 3:48

A government minister says he will seek "more detail" about public payments to the group.
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Top Australian tax figure 'abused position'

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 1:42

The senior official may have been unwittingly caught up in a major fraud involving his son, police say.
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Omar, perhaps world's longest cat, finds internet fame

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 11:42

A supersized Australian housecat finds internet fame and, perhaps, a Guinness World Record.
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Australians sizzle over vegan sausage offer

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 10:20

Mother's Day barbecue outside DIY store shakes Australian meat-lovers.
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Far-right figure should be denied Australian visa, MP says

Monday, May 15th 2017, 6:07
related countries: United States United States

The nation should take a stand against controversial US podcaster Mike Enoch, an MP says.
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In pictures: Australian rules football arrives in China

Monday, May 15th 2017, 1:39
related countries: China China

The first elite Australian rules football game ever played in China is watched by 10,000 people.
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Mark Colvin: 'Giant of Australian journalism' dies

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 6:39

Tributes are pouring in for the veteran journalist who had battled a rare illness for decades.
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Australian soldier dies in training incident

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 0:41

It is the second death of an Australian soldier in a training exercise since last week.
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Australian politician becomes first to breastfeed in parliament

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 11:08

Politician Larissa Waters makes history by breastfeeding her baby on the Senate floor.
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Paramedic suffering heart attack drives himself to hospital

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 12:18

The Australian ambulance worker used his own equipment then drove to the nearest hospital.
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Rare flowers destroyed in Australia after paperwork error

Monday, May 8th 2017, 8:48
related countries: Australia Australia, France France

The French collection was incinerated by Australian biosecurity officers due to missing paperwork.
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Is Trump right about Australian healthcare?

Friday, May 5th 2017, 20:27
related countries: United States United States

The US president told the Australian prime minister his country had better healthcare.
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May the Fourth

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 12:14

Love for Leia, the real Darth Vader and the Australian-Galactic Twitter debate
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MP explains how he knocked himself out laughing at comedy

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 11:20

An Australian MP has told BBC 5 live how he knocked himself unconscious while laughing at TV comedy series Veep.
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Mother 'not responsible' for killing eight children in Australia

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 4:00
related countries: Australia Australia

An Australian woman who killed eight children thought she was saving them from the apocalypse.
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Australian girl, four, saves injured mother by calling emergency service

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 11:37

The girl called Australian emergency services to rescue her mother, trapped after an accident.
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Chinese diamond talks delegates 'hijack mic' in Taiwan protest

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 9:50
related countries: China China, Taiwan Taiwan

The Taiwanese group were asked to leave the Australian conference
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Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia

Friday, April 28th 2017, 11:25
related countries: Australia Australia, Bangladesh Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi toddler is going home after Australian doctors reconstructed her pelvic area.
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Can 60-year-olds still run a cool business?

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 23:10

Dare Jennings, founder of the 1980s Australian surf wear brand Mambo, tells the BBC how he's keeping his cool in business.
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British High Commission helps gay couples marry in Australia

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 23:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gay couples can't get married under Australian law, but hundreds of gay weddings have taken place since 2014 using British law, with the help of the British High Commission.
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Anzac Day wet T-shirt contest cancelled by Australian bar

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 4:28
related countries: Australia Australia

A bar faced backlash after planning the event on one of Australia's most sombre national occasions.
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Australian girl, 8, escaped a sinking car but family drowned

Sunday, April 23rd 2017, 13:17

Chloe Kabealo, who got out and raised the alarm, says she tried to go up for air and kept rising.
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Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 1:32

Applicants will face stricter tests on their English skills and "Australian values", the PM says.
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Drug-addicted python rehabilitated by Australian prisoners

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 1:10

It showed signs of addiction after absorbing crystal methamphetamine fumes through its skin.
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Fierce backlash

Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 8:26

A newsreader's awkward moment prompts Australian journalists to share their own embarrassing tales.
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Aboriginal players call for end to abuse

Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 8:16

Aboriginal Australian rules players write an open letter to the sport's fans calling for an end to racial abuse.
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Australian rapper skips dinner bill by swimming off, court told

Monday, April 10th 2017, 9:29

Police on jetskis pursued the aspiring rapper 2pec after he allegedly ran up a large bill.
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Rockhampton: Homes in Australian city flooded as river peaks

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 3:50

The Fitzroy River in Rockhampton, Queensland, burst its banks nine days after Cyclone Debbie hit.
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Cleanup after Cyclone Debbie

Sunday, April 2nd 2017, 12:47

Floods caused by Cyclone Debbie ravaged the Australian east coast and left at least three people dead.
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Cyclone Debbie: Experts fear damage to Great Barrier Reef

Wednesday, March 29th 2017, 11:04

The Australian state of Queensland is assessing the extent of the damage caused by the major storm.
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Planet Nine: Astronomers want help from amateur stargazers

Monday, March 27th 2017, 8:09

An Australian university has asked amateur stargazers to help find a possible ninth planet.
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Sydney academic stopped from leaving China

Sunday, March 26th 2017, 23:27
related countries: China China
related places: Guangzhou

It is unclear why the Australian permanent resident cannot leave Guangzhou, his university says.
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Jacqui Lambie: Australian senator weeps over 'shameful' welfare cuts

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 15:48

Jacqui Lambie makes an emotional plea for the government to reconsider plans to cut family benefits.
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Guard asked youth inmates for oral sex, Australian inquiry hears

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 0:20

The man tells an inquiry into youth detention that his requests were meant as "a joke".
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Adele fans cheer proposal during Melbourne concert

Monday, March 20th 2017, 8:32

The man surprised his boyfriend before 77,000 people at Adele's final Australian concert.
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Australian MPs' private numbers mistakenly published online

Monday, March 20th 2017, 7:42

A large number of federal politicians were hit by the error on a government website.
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Crocodile attack suspected in death of Australian man

Monday, March 20th 2017, 4:57
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian police believe the victim is a fisherman whose boat was found empty nearby.
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'Out of control'

Monday, March 20th 2017, 0:02

Australian Jessica May overcame acute anxiety by setting up a recruitment firm for people with mental and physical disabilities.
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Australia officers disciplined for using counter-terror boat on surf trip

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 11:18

Two Australian police officers are disciplined after using a counter-terror boat on a surf trip.
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Westgate Park: Why an Australian lake has turned pink

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 8:22

The phenomenon is luring sightseers with the stunning colour, and it's completely natural.
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Thursday, March 9th 2017, 7:31

The man posed as the singer online to gain explicit material from children, Australian police say.
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UK tourist in Australia 'rape ordeal' out of hospital

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 8:04
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The backpacker who was allegedly held captive is being comforted by family, Australian police say.
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UK backpacker 'had black eyes'

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 16:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian journalist Megan Palin describes how the UK backpacker held captive for two months was discovered.
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Female pedestrian signals ignite debate in Australia

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 5:41
related countries: Australia Australia

The Australian lights are designed to "reduce unconscious bias", but critics say they are unnecessary.
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Dreamworld: Passengers safe after sensor stops ride

Monday, March 6th 2017, 5:38

Several people were stranded but no-one was put in danger, the Australian theme park says.
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Australian man dies on return from Everest base camp

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 23:21

The man suffered breathing difficulties while descending from the 5,380m (17,600ft) camp.
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Kicking goals

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 16:00

How a long-anticipated moment in Australian sport has exceeded expectations despite controversy over pay.
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Awkward and cringe-worthy

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 5:31

An Australian government recruitment video featuring real staff is panned as awkward and cringe-worthy.
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