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Live - Australian Grand Prix

Sunday, March 29th 2009, 4:46

Jenson Button leads the Australian GP following a frenetic opening to the race in Melbourne.
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F1: Button on pole in Melbourne

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 14:48

Jenson Button will start the Australian GP on pole with team-mate Rubens Barrichello next to him while Lewis Hamilton is 18th.
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Live - Australian GP qualifying

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 2:07
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Jenson Button snatches pole position ahead of team-mate Rubens Barrichello as Brawn GP dominate qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix.
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Australian GP practice as it happened

Friday, March 27th 2009, 1:05

Nico Rosberg dominates both practice sessions in Melbourne ahead of the Australian GP as Williams, Brawn GP and Toyota outshine the likes of Ferrari and McLaren on Friday.
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F1 teams given Melbourne go-ahead

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 13:09

Motorsport's governing body rejects the protest made by three Formula One teams about the legality of certain cars, but they are making an appeal.
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McLaren will struggle - Hamilton

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 12:07
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton admits he may struggle to keep pace as he prepares to launch the defence of his F1 title in Melbourne.
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Australian Grand Prix race result

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 10:20

Full results from the 2009 Australian Grand Prix
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Australian leader in US for talks

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 4:57
related countries: United States United States

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd arrives in the US for his first meeting with President Barack Obama.
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Australia nude photos were fakes

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 5:48

Australian newspapers apologise to politician Pauline Hanson for printing nude photos they wrongly claimed depicted her.
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New Australian fuel 'cuts abuse'

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 13:11
related countries: Australia Australia

A new fuel has reduced petrol-sniffing in Aboriginal communities in Australia's central desert area, officials say.
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Australia spill '10 times worse'

Saturday, March 14th 2009, 14:56

An oil spill along the coast of Queensland is 10 times worse than originally thought, Australian authorities say.
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Australian coast hit by oil spill

Thursday, March 12th 2009, 11:16
related countries: Australia Australia

An oil slick coats beaches and wildlife along Australia's east coast, after a cargo ships spills its load in stormy seas.
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Australian wine hit by downturn

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 6:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's wine industry is the latest casualty of global economic woes, as Australia announces falling exports.
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Winds stoke Victoria fire fears

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 8:25
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Firefighters in the Australian state of Victoria are on alert as high winds threaten to ignite more deadly bushfires.
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Sydney race film back at cinemas

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 11:33

An Australian cinema chain is to resume screenings of a film about race riots pulled after a violent reaction from audiences.
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Shark attacks Australian surfer

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 12:54

An Australian surfer is attacked by a shark at a northern Sydney beach - the third such attack in as many weeks.
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Woods fit and ready for comeback

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 18:21

Tiger Woods says he feels fitter than ever as he prepares to return after eight months out at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona.
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Australia battles fresh bushfires

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 8:55
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Australian firefighters tackle more blazes in Victoria, as forecasters warn of hot, windy weather at the weekend.
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Deadly Australian bushfires flare

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 11:26

More Australian residents are forced to flee their homes amid renewed bushfires, as the official death toll rises to 210.
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Thailand frees Australian writer

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 4:37
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Harry Nicolaides, an Australian writer jailed in Thailand for defaming its monarch, is pardoned and set free.
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Australian island job draws 'wild applicants'

Friday, February 20th 2009, 11:02
related countries: Australia Australia

The deadline is approaching for applications for "the best job in the world" - caretaker of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
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Australian doll of US financier Bernard Madoff 'a smash'

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 11:31
related countries: United States United States

An Australian toy designer causes a storm with his smashable doll of US financier Bernard Madoff, accused of a $50bn fraud.
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Australian bushfires toll rises

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 9:32
related countries: Australia Australia

The number of victims of the Australia bushfires rises to 208, but police say they do not expect the toll to go much higher.
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Boy's body found in crocodile

Wednesday, February 18th 2009, 5:13

The remains of an Australian boy who disappeared 10 days ago are found in the stomach of a crocodile, police say.
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Australian arson suspect named

Monday, February 16th 2009, 9:03
related countries: Australia Australia

The first suspect to be charged with arson over Australia's bushfires is named, despite fears for his safety.
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Chinese firm to buy Oz Minerals

Monday, February 16th 2009, 8:21
related countries: China China

Chinese firm Minmetals offeres to buy debt-laden Australian miner Oz Minerals for 2.6bn Australian dollars ($1.7bn, £1.2bn).
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Australian man charged with arson

Friday, February 13th 2009, 8:17

Australian police charge a man with "arson causing death" after a week of devastating fires, which left at least 181 dead.
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Australian stimulus plan approved

Friday, February 13th 2009, 2:38

The Australian Senate approves the Labor government's A$42bn stimulus plan, after earlier blocking the bill.
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Australia to rethink fire policy

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 22:29
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Australia plans to remove obstacles to a nationwide fire alert system, in the wake of the devastating bushfires.
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Chinese investment in Rio Tinto

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 11:03
related countries: China China

Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto says China's state-owned Chinalco is to invest a further $19.5bn in the business.
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Australian stimulus plan blocked

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 10:15

The Australian Senate rejects the Labor government's A$42bn stimulus plan, as the opposition says it is too expensive.
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Fire aftermath 'too distressing'

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 6:22

Australian police stop some residents of fire-hit areas from returning home, saying the scenes are too gruesome.
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Australian fires toll passes 100

Sunday, February 8th 2009, 19:41

Bush fires in southern Australia wipe out towns and kill at least 108 people, the worst fire death toll in the country's history.
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Australian pilot lands plane in harbour

Friday, February 6th 2009, 12:12
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

The pilot of a light aircraft is forced to land in Darwin harbour after engine trouble in northern Australia.
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Nadal thrilled with Aussie title

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 16:42

Rafael Nadal says winning his first Grand Slam title on hard courts is extra special after beating Roger Federer at the Australian Open.
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Nadal beats Federer in epic final

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 13:15

Rafael Nadal produces a display of incredible defiance to defeat Roger Federer and win his first Australian Open title.
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Australia battles with bushfires

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 12:03
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Firefighters struggle to contain bushfires in the Australian state of Victoria, following a record-breaking heatwave.
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Live text - Federer v Nadal

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 7:58

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are into a fifth set in a classic Australian Open final in Melbourne.
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Australia counts heatwave deaths

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 13:55

Australian officials fear about 20 people have died as temperatures of over 40C (104F) hit the south-east of the country.
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Serena regains Aussie Open crown

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 9:46

Serena Williams sweeps aside Dinara Safina 6-0 6-3 to claim a fourth Australian Open title in Melbourne.
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Live text - Serena v Safina

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 8:18

Serena Williams takes on Dinara Safina in the final of the Australian Open.
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Nadal into final after epic win

Friday, January 30th 2009, 14:09

Rafael Nadal will meet Roger Federer in the Australian Open final after battling past fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco.
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Live text - Nadal v Verdasco

Friday, January 30th 2009, 11:29

World number one Rafael Nadal faces fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco at the Australian Open, with Roger Federer waiting in the final.
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Venus & Serena win doubles title

Friday, January 30th 2009, 6:32

Venus and Serena Williams win the Australian Open doubles title, their eighth Grand Slam trophy.
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Sublime Federer eases into final

Thursday, January 29th 2009, 11:00

Roger Federer strolls into the final of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Andy Roddick 6-2 7-5 7-5.
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Live text - Federer v Roddick

Wednesday, January 28th 2009, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roger Federer crushes Andy Roddick in straight sets to reach the Australian Open final after Serena Williams and Dinara Safina book their place in the women's final.
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