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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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William and Kate in trip Down Under

Friday, December 20th 2013, 1:19
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit New Zealand and Australia next April, Kensington Palace says, but it is not clear if their baby son will travel.
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Saints fined over North appearance

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 17:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Northampton

Northampton Saints are fined £60,000 for allowing George North to play for Wales outside the autumn international window.
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Australia eyes $90m jobs package

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 3:43

Australia announces plans to set up a A$100m ($90m; £55m) fund to create jobs in states affected by Holden's decision to stop making cars there.
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Boycott calls for Flower decision

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 13:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Geoffrey Boycott calls on England team director Andy Flower to decide on his future after the Ashes defeat in Australia.
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England found out by Australia - Cook

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 9:10
related places: Cook, Perth

England captain Alastair Cook says his team were "outskilled" by a "ruthless" Australia team as they lost the Ashes in Perth.
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Australia: Deficit may last 10 years

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 7:49

Australia's budget deficit may last for a decade if urgent "remedial action" is not taken to improve the country's finances, its government warns.
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England face battle to save Ashes

Monday, December 16th 2013, 10:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Australia are on the verge of regaining the Ashes, needing only five England wickets on the final day of the third Test.
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Australia troops leave Afghan base

Monday, December 16th 2013, 4:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Australia closes its main military base in Afghanistan and its last combat troops withdraw from Uruzgan province.
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England did not deliver, says coach

Friday, December 13th 2013, 14:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bowling, Perth

Bowling coach David Saker says England missed their opportunity on day one of the third Ashes Test against Australia in Perth.
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Clarke wins player of the year award

Friday, December 13th 2013, 10:41

Australia captain Michael Clarke is named the International Cricket Council's player of the year for 2013.
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Smith ton leads Australia recovery

Friday, December 13th 2013, 10:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Steve Smith's unbeaten century helps Australia recover from 143-5 to 326-6 in the third Ashes Test against England in Perth.
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Australia PM holds Toyota talks

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 2:20

Australia's government is holding talks with Toyota as it looks to convince the firm to continue manufacturing cars there.
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GM to stop making cars in Australia

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 6:59

Holden, a subsidiary of General Motors, says it will stop making cars in Australia by the end of 2017, with almost 2,900 jobs to go.
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England trio out of ODI & T20 games

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 7:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England rest Kevin Pietersen, James Anderson and Graeme Swann for their ODI and T20 series against Australia.
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England facing annihilation - Boycott

Monday, December 9th 2013, 11:23

England lack the "desire and heart" to compete with Australia in the Ashes, says former batsman Geoffrey Boycott.
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England face heavy defeat in Adelaide

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 10:15
related places: Adelaide

England take the second Ashes Test to the final day but Australia only need four wickets to take a 2-0 series lead.
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'Feeble England could lose Ashes 5-0'

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 10:37

England are in grave danger of suffering a 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia, says former captain Michael Vaughan.
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Johnson leaves England in disarray

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 7:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England face a second humiliating defeat after Mitchell Johnson sparks a stunning collapse and Australia secure a 530-run lead.
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Clarke world's best batsman - Haddin

Friday, December 6th 2013, 11:47

Michael Clarke's latest Ashes ton underlines his status as the world's best, says Australia team-mate Brad Haddin.
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Australia police lose swallowed ring

Friday, December 6th 2013, 8:14

Police in Australia lose a ring swallowed by a suspect in a jewellery shop theft, amid "gaps" in search procedures.
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English players guilty of match fixing

Friday, December 6th 2013, 7:49
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Two English footballers and a Malaysian ringleader are convicted for match fixing in Australia.
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England toil as Australia dominate

Friday, December 6th 2013, 7:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Adelaide

England's hopes of retaining the Ashes take a battering as Australia seize control of the second Test in Adelaide.
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No blame over dropped catches - Swann

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 10:31

Graeme Swann says individuals will not be blamed for dropped catches as Australia end day one of the second Test 273-5.
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Australia and S Korea in trade deal

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 8:37
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Australia and South Korea agreed on a free trade deal in an attempt to boost trade between the two countries.
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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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