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England fight back against Australia

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 8:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba

England fight back after an ominous Australian start as the first day of the second Test ends with the hosts on 273-5.
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Australia defends Timor spy row raid

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 6:16
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Australia defends a raid on the offices of a lawyer representing East Timor in a spying row case against Australia at The Hague.
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Australia growth misses forecasts

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 5:04

Australia reports weaker-than-expected growth for the July-to-September quarter partly due to slower domestic demand.
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Australia probe in 'China spy' case

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 2:38
related countries: China China

Australia is investigating a Chinese national over a suspected espionage case at the country's top scientific body linked with the military.
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Australia in $81m Thalidomide payout

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 8:18
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

More than 100 people in Australia and New Zealand who suffered birth defects caused by the drug Thalidomide win $81m (£49m) compensation.
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GrainCorp boss quits as sale blocked

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 8:13

The chief executive of GrainCorp, Alison Watkins, quits just days after Australia blocked a takeover bid for the company.
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Bresnan added to Ashes Test squad

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 7:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bowler Tim Bresnan is added to the England squad for the second Ashes Test on Thursday after recovering from injury.
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ANZ class action suit set to begin

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 1:59
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A class action suit filed by 38,000 people against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), one of Australia's big four banks, will begin on Monday.
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Referee wrong to award try - Gatland

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 22:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Referee Wayne Barnes was wrong to award Australia's final try in their 30-26 win, says Wales coach Warren Gatland.
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Kiwis bid to shock Australia again

Friday, November 29th 2013, 16:58
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia want revenge but New Zealand hope to produce another surprise result in the World Cup final at Old Trafford.
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Wales ready to unleash pack power

Friday, November 29th 2013, 13:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales' scrum could have a significant edge over Australia on Saturday, according to Welsh forwards coach Robin McBryde.
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Australia blocks GrainCorp takeover

Friday, November 29th 2013, 1:46
related countries: United States United States

Australia blocks US conglomerate Archer Daniels Midland's (ADM) A$3.4bn ($3.1bn; £1.8bn) takeover of GrainCorp - its biggest grain merchant.
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VIDEO: Bieber told to clean up graffiti

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 20:23
related countries: Canada Canada

A hotel in Queensland, Australia, says it wants to keep graffiti spray-painted onto one of its external walls by the Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, despite being at odds with local authorities who think it is an eyesore.
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Australia name Slater in final squad

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 16:18
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia are hopeful full-back Billy Slater will be fit for Saturday's World Cup final against New Zealand.
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Banned pair recalled by Australia

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 10:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia recall backs Adam Ashley-Cooper and Nick Cummins after one-game bans for Saturday's Test against Wales.
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Bieber in Australia graffiti row

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 3:55
related places: Gold Coast

Singer Justin Bieber is asked to clean up graffiti left on an external wall of a Gold Coast hotel wall during his tour in Australia.
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Johnson dismisses talk of Ashes truce

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 11:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Australia's Mitchell Johnson says England should expect more sledging during the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.
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ICC urges Ashes players to 'calm down'

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 0:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Australia and England players are to receive an ICC conduct warning before the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.
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Trott's return has 'no timescale'

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 17:35

Warwickshire put no timescale on when Jonathan Trott will return to action following his return home from Australia.
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Australia water-ski champion dies

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 10:33

World champion water-skier Sarah Teelow dies following a fall during a high-speed race on Australia's Hawkesbury River.
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Healy critical of Ashes umpires

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 9:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ashes umpires are told to "stiffen up their act" after mounting tensions in the first Test between England and Australia.
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Trott leaves England's Ashes tour

Monday, November 25th 2013, 12:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England batsman Jonathan Trott leaves the Ashes tour of Australia because of a long-standing stress-related condition.
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Clarke fined for 'broken arm' comment

Monday, November 25th 2013, 6:46

Australia captain Michael Clarke is fined 20% of his match fee for warning England's James Anderson to expect a broken arm.
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Warner comments disrespectful - Cook

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 10:43
related places: Cook

England captain Alastair Cook brands Australia's David Warner "disrespectful" after his side were thrashed in the first Test.
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England suffer crushing defeat

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 7:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England collapse again as Australia secure a crushing 381-run victory to take a 1-0 lead in the Ashes series.
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Warner criticises 'poor and weak' Trott

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 10:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia's David Warner says England have "scared eyes" after they finished day three of the first Test 537 runs behind.
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Australian republic debate reignited

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 9:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Queen's representative in Australia reportedly becomes the first serving governor-general to publicly back the country becoming a republic.
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Weary England punished by Australia

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 8:08

England finish day three in disarray after Australia's Michael Clarke and David Warner help set the tourists 561 to win the first Test.
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US doctor avoids Australia jail term

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 11:06
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States

An Australian court hands a two-year suspended sentence to a US surgeon for fraud after prosecutors dropped criminal negligence charges.
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Inspired Broad puts England in charge

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 7:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad takes five wickets to give England the upper hand as Australia struggle to 273-8 on day one of the Ashes.
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Australia sites hacked amid spy row

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 5:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Indonesia Indonesia

Hackers attack Australian government websites amid an ongoing row over reports that Australia spied on the phone calls of the Indonesian prime minister.
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Jakarta halts people-smuggling help

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 7:29
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Canberra, Jakarta

Indonesia suspends military co-operation with Australia, including operations to combat people-smuggling - amid a row about reports Canberra spied on Jakarta officials.
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Banned Kuridrani out of Scots Test

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 21:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tevita Kuridrani will miss Australia's autumn Tests against Scotland and Wales after being banned until mid-February.
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Indonesia anger at Australia spy row

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 7:25
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's president says ties with Australia have been "damaged" by spying reports and accuses PM Tony Abbott of belittling the row.
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Australia ban six over drinking

Monday, November 18th 2013, 13:25
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Australia suspend six players for one match for midweek drinking before the Ireland win and warn a further nine.
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Canberra 'spied on Indonesia leader'

Monday, November 18th 2013, 10:04
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia recalls its ambassador to Australia over allegations that intelligence agencies spied on phone calls of the Indonesian president.
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Australia 62-0 USA

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 15:08
related countries: United States United States

Brett Morris and Jarryd Hayne score four tries each as Australia reach the World Cup last four with victory over the USA.
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Kevin Rudd: Australia's polarising leader

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 2:56

Australia's polarising former prime minister exits politics
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VIDEO: Tearful Rudd bids farewell

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 14:28
related places: Canberra

Australia's former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has bid a tearful farewell to MPs during an emotional final address to parliament in Canberra.
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Pietersen fit for final Ashes warm-up

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 10:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen will play in England's final Ashes warm-up match in Australia after recovering from a knee injury.
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Bailey and Johnson in Australia squad

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 8:09

Uncapped batsman George Bailey and pace bowler Mitchell Johnson are named in Australia's squad for the first Ashes Test.
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Escape to Oz

Monday, November 11th 2013, 23:53

Young Europeans head to Australia in search of work
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VIDEO: Europeans head Down Under for work

Monday, November 11th 2013, 11:14
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Spain Spain

Australia's big cities are a popular destination for young people from European countries like Spain, Greece and Ireland trying to get away from the massive youth unemployment crisis.
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Prior to have scan on calf injury

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 9:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior will have a scan on a calf injury sustained in the warm-up match against Australia A.
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Lehmann hopeful over Watson fitness

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 7:35

Australia coach Darren Lehmann is hopeful Shane Watson will overcome a hamstring injury in time for the first Ashes Test.
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Root shines on rain-hit final day

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 6:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Root makes an unbeaten 58 as England's rain-hit Ashes warm-up game with Australia A finishes as a predictable draw.
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Major Bitcoin theft from website

Friday, November 8th 2013, 16:22

A man in Australia claims Bitcoins worth £650,000 have been stolen from him.
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Carberry 'could open in Ashes Test'

Friday, November 8th 2013, 12:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Michael Carberry could open for England in the first Ashes Test against Australia, says batting coach Graham Gooch.
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Rain washes out day two for England

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 5:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hobart

Rain prevents any play on day two of England's second Ashes warm-up game against Australia A in Hobart.
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Cameron firm sued over crash death

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 14:25

The family of one of two filmmakers killed in a helicopter crash in Australia takes legal action against James Cameron's production company, Lightstorm Entertainment.
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Cook & Carberry shine for England

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 6:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hobart

England's Michael Carberry and Alastair Cook hit unbeaten centuries, batting through day one against Australia A in Hobart.
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VIDEO: Melbourne Cup win for Australia

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 5:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Melbourne Cup has been won by Fiorente, trained by Australian Gai Waterhouse.
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'Platypus-zilla' found in Australia

Monday, November 4th 2013, 22:58

Part of a giant platypus fossil, dubbed platypus-zilla, is unearthed in Australia, scientists report.
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Ashes could feature Hot Spot & Snicko

Monday, November 4th 2013, 11:00

Umpiring aid Hot Spot could be used for the Ashes series in Australia despite concerns over its cost and reliability.
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Lancaster praises England newcomers

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 18:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

England coach Stuart Lancaster praises his side's composure after their 20-13 victory over Australia at Twickenham.
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England 20-13 Australia

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 16:48

England overcome Australia to grab a precious southern hemisphere scalp and get their autumn campaign off to a winning start.
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Sharma smashes ODI double hundred

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 16:39
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

India's Rohit Sharma smashes 209 from 158 balls as India beat Australia by 57 runs at Bangalore to win the series 3-2.
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VIDEO: Haze continues to shroud Sydney

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 11:39
related places: Sydney

Officials in Australia's largest city, Sydney, have warned people not too exercise outdoors because of high pollution levels.
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Cooper a different guy - McKenzie

Friday, November 1st 2013, 12:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie says Quade Cooper is in "as good a place as ever" ahead of Australia against England this weekend.
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Anger over Australia Asia spy claims

Friday, November 1st 2013, 7:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States
related places: Asia

Indonesia summons Australia's ambassador amid reports that Australian embassies have been used as part of a US-led spying network in Asia.
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Tomkins & Dickson to start for England

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 10:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joel Tomkins will make his England debut while Lee Dickson starts at scrum-half in Saturday's Test against Australia.
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Mowen takes over Australia captaincy

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 9:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

Ben Mowen replaces James Horwill as captain of Australia for Saturday's autumn international against England at Twickenham.
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'Titanic man' Palmer wins seat

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 9:19
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Palmer

Australian tycoon Clive Palmer narrowly wins a seat in the Australia's Lower House after a recount.
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VIDEO: Explosives destroyed in Australia park

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 8:29
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Perth

Australian police say they cannot rule out a possible terrorist link after finding highly volatile explosives in a Perth park.
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