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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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Ashes live - Australia v England

Sunday, December 26th 2010, 7:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

England dominate day one of the Melbourne Test, hitting 157-0 after bowling out Australia for 98.
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Ponting fit to play in Melbourne

Saturday, December 25th 2010, 8:31

Ricky Ponting will captain Australia in the crucial fourth Test against England in Melbourne after declaring himself fit to play.
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Alternative remedies 'dangerous'

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 7:40

Alternative remedies can be dangerous for children and can even prove fatal, according to a study carried out in Australia
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Extreme weather hits parts of Australia

Monday, December 20th 2010, 11:56
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

People have been rescued from floods in Western Australia while summer snow has fallen in Victoria's mountains.
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England crash to heavy Ashes loss

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 3:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia wrap up a 267-run win in the third Ashes Test as England's last five wickets tumble in 50 minutes on the fourth day.
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Ashes live - Australia v England

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 2:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia take just 50 minutes on the fourth morning to wrap up a 267-run victory over England in the Perth Ashes Test, to tie the series at 1-1.
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Ashes live - England v Australia

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 2:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

England look set for a heavy defeat to Australia in the third Test, reaching a woeful 81-5 at stumps on day three, needing 391 to win.
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Australia v England - third Test day two as it happened

Friday, December 17th 2010, 10:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Australia lead England by exactly 200 after reaching 119-3 in their second innings after day two of the third Test in Perth, after Mitchell Johnson takes 6-38.
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Johnson burst ignites Australia

Friday, December 17th 2010, 10:08

Mitchell Johnson produces a devastating display of swing bowling as Australia roar back into Ashes contention on day two of a riveting Perth Test, establishing a 200-run lead over England.
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Australia v England - third Test day one as it happened

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 10:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

England take a firm grip on the third Ashes Test in Perth after bowling Australia out for 268 on the opening day.
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Tremlett puts England in command

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 9:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

England take a firm grip on the third Ashes Test in Perth after bowling Australia out for 268 on the opening day.
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Virgin's New Zealand deal backed

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 8:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba, New Zealand New Zealand

An alliance between Australian budget airline Virgin Blue and Air New Zealand is approved by Australia's competition watchdog.
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Australia probes asylum shipwreck

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 7:24
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia is to launch a criminal investigation into the Christmas Island shipwreck that killed at least 28 people, under people trafficking laws.
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Sinking 'like a scene from a horror movie'

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 14:00
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Emergency crews recover bodies from the sea after a boat carrying suspected asylum seekers founders on rocks on Australia's Christmas Island.
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Australia asylum sinking kills 27

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 10:52
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Emergency crews recover 27 bodies from the sea, after a boat carrying suspected asylum seekers crashed into rocks on Australia's Christmas Island.
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England seek win to retain Ashes

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 13:03
related places: Perth

England bid to secure the Ashes in the third Test against Australia starting in Perth on Thursday.
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'Wolverine' crashes Oprah's party

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 6:36
related countries: United States United States

The US talk show host, Oprah Winfrey, has travelled to Australia for two shows that will form part of her final series.
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Rain hits Rio Tinto's operations

Monday, December 13th 2010, 7:27

Mining giant Rio Tinto says heavy rain in central Queensland is continuing to have an impact on its operations in Australia.
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Australia ring changes for Perth Test

Friday, December 10th 2010, 8:42
related places: Perth

Michael Beer is a surprise selection and Mitchell Johnson, Phillip Hughes, Steve Smith and Ben Hilfenhaus all earn recalls as Australia name a much-changed squad for the third Ashes Test.
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MIA special forces dog gets hero's welcome

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 11:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Aruba Aruba

An Australian special forces sniffer dog that went missing for almost 14 months after a battle in Afghanistan finally returns home to Australia.
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Warne return talk boosts England - Swann

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 9:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graeme Swann believes talk of Shane Warne returning to the Australia team for the Ashes is a boost for England.
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Cricketer Pietersen hit with speeding fine in Australia

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 7:13
related places: Melbourne

England cricketer Kevin Pietersen is fined for speeding in a Lamborghini sports car along the Great Ocean Road near Melbourne in Australia.
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England complete Adelaide triumph

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 1:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

England thrash Australia by an innings and 71 runs to win the second Test in Adelaide and take a 1-0 lead in the Ashes.
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Ashes live - Australia v England

Monday, December 6th 2010, 22:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England bowl out Australia for 304 to win the second Test by an innings and 71 runs in Adelaide and lead the Ashes series 1-0.
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Ashes live: Australia v England

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 22:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Day four of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide resumes after a 55-minute delay because of rain and bad light.
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Pietersen gives England huge lead

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 6:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen hits an unbeaten 213 as England close day three of the second Test on 551-4, 306 runs ahead of Australia.
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Australia v England, second Test, day three as it happened

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 23:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Kevin Pietersen hits an unbeaten 213 before rain ends play with England 551-4 on day three of the second Test against Australia.
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Cook plays down England records

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 9:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

England's Alastair Cook says now is not the time to reflect on his record-breaking form, as he is set to resumes on 136 on day two of the second Ashes Test.
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Cook ton puts England in command

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 7:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Alastair Cook hits a superb unbeaten 136 as England close on 317-2 with a 72-run lead in the second Test against Australia in Adelaide.
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Ashes live - Australia v England

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 23:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

Alastair Cook hits an unbeaten 136 as England close day two of the second Test against Australia on 317-2 - a lead of 72.
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Anderson praises England bowling

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Anderson says all the England bowlers deserve credit after dismissing Australia for 245 on day one of the second Ashes Test.
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England dominate in Adelaide Test

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 7:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

James Anderson takes 4-51 as England dismiss Australia for 245 on day one of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.
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New Zealand wins pavlova battle

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 11:42
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A long-running dispute between New Zealand and Australia over who invented the pavlova dessert may be over after the Oxford English Dictionary lists its origins.
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Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 10:38

Qantas begins legal action against the engine supplier Rolls-Royce following the explosion of an engine on one of the airline's Airbus A380s.
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England focus on Adelaide - Trott

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 10:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide, Brisbane

Jonathan Trott says England will put their record-breaking performance against Australia in Brisbane to one side ahead of the second Ashes Test starting in Adelaide on Friday.
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Australian economic growth slows

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 8:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's economic growth slowed between July and September as the high value of its currency hit export earnings.
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Aussies consider bowling changes

Monday, November 29th 2010, 9:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide, Brisbane

Australia bolster their seam bowling options ahead of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide following the drawn opener with England in Brisbane.
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Live Ashes - Australia v England

Sunday, November 28th 2010, 23:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

The first Test between England and Australia finishes in a draw despite Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott's record stand in the tourists' 517-1 declared on the final day in Brisbane.
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England fightback stuns Australia

Sunday, November 28th 2010, 7:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Openers Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook both hit centuries to help England secure an 88-run lead over Australia on day four of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.
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Live Ashes - Australia v England

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 23:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Alastair Cook and Andrew Strauss both hit hundreds to help England reach 309-1 and secure a lead of 88 over Australia on day four of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.
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Hussey and Haddin hammer England

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 7:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

England face a battle to save the first Test after Mike Hussey and Brad Haddin produce one of the all-time great Ashes partnerships to put Australia in a commanding position after three days in Brisbane.
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Live Ashes - Australia v England

Friday, November 26th 2010, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

England finish day three of the first Test on 19-0, 202 runs behind Australia after Mike Hussey and Brad Haddin put on 307 for the sixth wicket.
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Defiant Hussey frustrates England

Friday, November 26th 2010, 7:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Mike Hussey hits an unbeaten 81 to keep Australia in a good position after two days of the first Ashes Test against England in Brisbane.
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Live Ashes - Australia v England

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 23:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Australia's Michael Hussey and Brad Haddin put on 77 to frustrate England before rain and bad light stops play in the final session on day two of the first Ashes Test.
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'Honeymoon killer' indicted in US

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 19:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alabama

A US man whose wife died while scuba-diving on the Great Barrier Reef during their honeymoon is indicted for murder in Alabama, after being deported from Australia.
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Bell confident of England revival

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 18:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

England's top scorer Ian Bell says the tourists are confident of fighting back on day two of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.
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'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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