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News: Australia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Australia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Australia: news

'Honeymoon killer' deported to US

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 17:45
related countries: United States United States

A US man whose wife died on a scuba honeymoon in Australia is deported after a guarantee he will not face the death penalty if re-tried in the US.
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England recall quartet to face SA

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 12:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Lewis Moody, Mike Tindall, Tom Croft and Dan Cole return as England revert to the team that secured a record-equalling win over Australia for Saturday's Test against world champions South Africa.
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Live Ashes - Australia v England

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 22:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Fast bowler Peter Siddle takes a hat-trick as Australia bowl out England for 260 to take control of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.
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Strauss focused on Gabba opener

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 15:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

England skipper Andrew Strauss refuses to get caught up in talk of a first Ashes series win in Australia for 24 years.
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Australia wait on Clarke fitness

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 7:45
related places: Brisbane

Australia are set to wait until the last minute before deciding whether vice-captain Michael Clarke is fit to play in Thursday's first Ashes Test.
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England will win Ashes - Flintoff

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 7:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Double Ashes hero Andrew Flintoff believes England have a better crop of players than Australia and will retain the coveted urn.
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England win final Ashes warm-up

Saturday, November 20th 2010, 8:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hobart

England demonstrate their form ahead of the first Ashes Test by completing a 10-wicket victory against Australia A in Hobart.
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Hussey makes bid for Ashes spot

Friday, November 19th 2010, 13:46

Under-pressure Australia batsman Mike Hussey hopes his century for Western Australia has cemented his place in the team for the opening Ashes Test.
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Gentoo penguin born in Australia

Friday, November 19th 2010, 12:30

Melbourne aquarium has welcomed the birth of the first baby Gentoo penguin chick born in the country.
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Australia protesters sew up lips

Friday, November 19th 2010, 10:55
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia's immigration minister says protests will not change policy, as asylum-seekers sew their lips shut at the Christmas Island detention centre.
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Bell & Bresnan shine for England

Friday, November 19th 2010, 7:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell hits a majestic 192 while Tim Bresnan scores 36 and picks up three wickets in England's match against Australia A.
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Bell hits ton as England dominate

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 7:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hobart

Ian Bell hits an unbeaten 121 in a big partnership with Paul Collingwood as England dominate Australia A in Hobart.
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Tremlett puts England in charge

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 8:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Chris Tremlett takes 4-54 as Australia A are bowled out for 230 in England's final warm-up match before the Ashes.
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Wrong turn brought Australian sharks to Med

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 1:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Great white sharks arrived in the Mediterranean all the way from Australia after a "wrong turn", a study of their DNA suggests.
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Australian twins shot at US range

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 0:32
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States
related places: Colorado, Twin

Twin sisters from Australia are shot in the head at a firing range in Colorado, leaving one dead and the other seriously injured, police say.
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Bullish Gooch backs bowling call

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 9:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England batting coach Graham Gooch defends the decision to rest all four front line bowlers for the final Ashes warm-up game against Australia A.
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Aussies name 17-man Ashes squad

Monday, November 15th 2010, 0:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Australia name a 17-man squad for the Ashes series against England which begins in Brisbane on 25 November.
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Australia 'should widen mine tax'

Sunday, November 14th 2010, 16:49

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development calls on Australia to extend its controversial mining tax.
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We must get even better - Johnson

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 20:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Twickenham

Martin Johnson urges his England team to aim even higher after their fine 35-18 win over Australia at Twickenham.
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Superb England see off Australia

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 16:24

England produce a scintillating performance at Twickenham to record a deserved record-breaking 35-18 victory over Australia.
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Autumn rugby internationals as they happened

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 13:45
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Samoa Samoa, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff, Dublin, Twickenham

Scotland take a 49-3 pasting from the All Blacks after England batter Australia 35-18, South Africa hold off Wales 29-25 and Ireland beat Samoa 20-10.
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Australia 'honeymoon killer' free

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 5:41
related countries: United States United States

A US man whose wife died on a scuba honeymoon in Australia is freed from prison - but awaits a guarantee that he will not face the death penalty if found guilty in a US re-trial.
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Hooker Hartley gets England call

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 12:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Northampton

Northampton hooker Dylan Hartley replaces Steve Thompson in England's starting line-up for Saturday's game with Australia.
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Baby koala shot in 'sick' attack

Monday, November 8th 2010, 12:57

Vets are trying to save a baby koala who was repeatedly shot in eastern Australia.
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Australia finally end losing run

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 8:37
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia end a seven-match losing streak as they beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the final one-day international.
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Wales 16-25 Australia

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 16:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A superb attacking display makes up for Australia's scrummaging deficiencies as they edge Wales in an action-packed Test at the Millennium Stadium.
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Live - autumn internationals

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 13:44
related countries: Ireland Ireland, New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff, Twickenham

World champions South Africa beat Ireland in Dublin, New Zealand beat England at Twickenham and Australia beat Wales in Cardiff.
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Ponting eyes end to Aussie 'doom'

Friday, November 5th 2010, 15:13

Australia captain Ricky Ponting concedes the 'doom and gloom' around the team will only be dispelled when they start winning again.
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Australia crash to seventh defeat

Friday, November 5th 2010, 12:33
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka celebrate a maiden series win down under as Australia lose the second one-day international, their seventh defeat in succession.
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Sri Lanka comeback stuns Aussies

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 11:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A brilliant ninth-wicket partnership between Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga takes Sri Lanka from the brink of defeat to a one-wicket victory against Australia.
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Shark attack foiled after man grabs its tail

Monday, November 1st 2010, 12:36

A swimmer saved a young woman who was attacked by a shark, off the coast of western Australia, by grabbing its tail, rescuers say.
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BG clears biggest ever investment

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 16:18

BG Group approves its biggest investment so far, a £9.3bn ($15bn) liquefied natural gas development in Australia.
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Australia suffer Twenty20 defeat

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 14:03
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Perth

Australia are beaten by seven wickets with 21 balls remaining in their Twenty20 international with Sri Lanka in Perth.
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Australia end England's final hopes

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 9:39
related places: Melbourne

England's Four Nations title dreams are over after a comprehensive 34-14 defeat by Australia in Melbourne on Sunday.
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Live - Australia v England

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 7:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

England face Australia in a must-win Four Nations encounter in Melbourne.
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Australia 26-24 New Zealand

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 10:49
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

James O'Connor converts his own stoppage-time try to give Australia a dramatic Bledisloe Cup victory and end a 10-match losing streak against the All Blacks.
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Afghan fighters train Australians

Friday, October 29th 2010, 15:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan militants are flown to Australia to train the country's special forces in how to tackle the Taliban insurgency.
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England depart for Ashes defence

Friday, October 29th 2010, 12:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's cricketers fly to Australia to begin their defence of the Ashes they won on home soil in 2009.
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Strauss predicts success in Ashes

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 12:44

England captain Andrew Strauss says his side can win the Ashes in Australia for the first time since 1986-87.
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Bollinger battles stomach injury

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 8:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia pace bowler Doug Bollinger will have to prove his fitness before being named for the first Ashes Test against England.
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Bollinger battles stomach injury

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 8:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia pace bowler Doug Bollinger will have to prove his fitness before being named for the first Ashes Test against England.
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Singapore's bid for ASX queried

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 11:30
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Opposition politicians in Australia are not supporting a sale of their nation's stock exchange to the Singapore bourse.
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Shoe-thrower in TV attack on Australia ex-PM Howard

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 0:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Iraq Iraq

An audience member has hurled his shoes at former Australian Prime Minister John Howard on a TV talk show in protest at his involvement in the Iraq war.
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Anderson will make Ashes - Flower

Monday, October 25th 2010, 12:58

England coach Andy Flower says bowler James Anderson is winning his battle to be fit for the start of the Ashes series in Australia on 25 November.
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Aussies lose series after washout

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 8:49
related countries: India India

The final one-day international in Margao is washed out giving India a 1-0 series victory against Australia.
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Wild dolphins learning to 'walk' on water

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 7:57

Wild dolphins in Australia are naturally learning to "walk" on their tail flukes, a rare example of playful behaviour being culturally transmitted among animals.
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Rio in $3.1bn Australia expansion

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 6:56

Mining giant Rio Tinto announces a $3.1bn investment in what it calls the "largest ever mining project" in Australia.
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Ponting captaincy backed by Warne

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 13:16
related countries: India India

Shane Warne backs Australia captain Ricky Ponting ahead of the Ashes, despite criticising his tactics during last week's loss to India.
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Australian toads evolving into 'super-invaders'

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 7:48
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Scientists have identified a "runaway evolutionary effect" that could be speeding up the cane toad invasion in Australia.
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Pope names first Australian saint

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 10:13
related places: Melbourne

Pope Benedict XVI officially recognises Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop, a Melbourne-born nun who worked with needy children.
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Pope canonises first Australian saint

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 10:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Melbourne

Pope Benedict XVI has officially recognised Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop, a Melbourne-born nun who worked with needy children.
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India & Australia are washed out

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 5:54
related countries: India India

Rain washes out the first one-day international between India and Australia in Kochi.
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Australia's first saint to be canonised

Saturday, October 16th 2010, 7:50

Australia's first saint - a 19th-century nun who was briefly excommunicated is to receive official recognition.
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