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Morgan praises England 'spin twins'

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 22:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Eoin Morgan hails spinners Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid after victory over Australia at Old Trafford.
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Taylor ton keeps England in series

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 21:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Taylor's maiden ODI century helps England keep the series alive as they beat Australia by 93 runs at Old Trafford.
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Tomic replaces Kyrgios for Davis Cup

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 15:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nick Kyrgios is replaced by Bernard Tomic in Australia's Davis Cup squad to face Britain in their semi-final tie.
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Stokes 'did not wilfully stop ball'

Monday, September 7th 2015, 13:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's Ben Stokes insists he did not "wilfully" handle the ball in his controversial dismissal against Australia at Lord's.
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Australia urged to up refugee intake

Monday, September 7th 2015, 3:59

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott is under pressure to increase the country's total refugee intake.
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Depp dog-smuggling case adjourned

Monday, September 7th 2015, 2:13

A case to hear dog-smuggling charges against Amber Heard, wife of actor Johnny Depp, is adjourned until 2 November.
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Watson retires from Test cricket

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 11:09

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson retires from Test cricket with immediate effect at the age of 34.
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Stokes was blatantly out - Smith

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 19:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia captain Steve Smith insists England's Ben Stokes was right to be given out obstructing the field at Lord's.
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Stokes dismissal mars Australia win

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 18:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia beat England by 64 runs in the second one-day international, with Ben Stokes given out for obstructing the field.
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Abbott defends migrant boat policy

Friday, September 4th 2015, 2:00

Australia's PM Tony Abbott says the crisis on Europe's borders is proof of the need for tough asylum policies like Australia's.
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England collapse hands Australia win

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 21:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Southampton

A stuttering England batting display hands Australia a 59-run victory at Southampton in their first one-day international.
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Mel Gibson will not face charges

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 9:37

Hollywood actor Mel Gibson will not be charged over allegations that he pushed and verbally abused a female photographer in Australia.
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VIDEO: Is this the world's woolliest sheep?

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 9:28

A sheep found wandering in scrubland in Australia has been given a much needed haircut, shedding almost half of its bodyweight.
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Abuse 'ignored' at top Australia school

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 6:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Former students of an elite Australian school say sexual abuse complaints were ignored, as an inquiry into child sex abuse hears evidence.
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Chris the sheep 'sets new record'

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 5:47

An overgrown sheep dubbed Chris, found wandering near Australia's capital, sets an unofficial world record for the heaviest fleece.
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Urgent plea to shear overgrown sheep

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 10:48
related places: Canberra

Australia's national shearing champion is urgently called in after a heavily overgrown sheep is found wandering near the capital Canberra.
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Australian growth unexpectedly slow

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 4:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's growth is slower than expected in the second quarter of the year, as the economy struggled to gain momentum.
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Nauru centre 'unsafe' for children

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 1:51
related countries: Nauru Nauru

A senate committee report urges Australia's government to remove children from its migrant detention centre on Nauru island in the Pacific.
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VIDEO: Working in an iron ore mine

Monday, August 31st 2015, 18:56
related countries: China China

Australia's iron ore industry is facing a slump after decades of success fuelled by demand from China.
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England beat Aussies in T20 thriller

Monday, August 31st 2015, 18:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

England beat Australia by five runs in a thrilling one-off Twenty20 international at Cardiff.
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Sciver leads England to T20 victory

Monday, August 31st 2015, 12:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Natalie Sciver records career-best figures with bat and ball as England end the Women's Ashes with victory over Australia.
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Australia denies migrant deal collapse

Monday, August 31st 2015, 7:19
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Australia's government says a deal under which Cambodia agreed to take in refugees in exchange for aid is on track, despite reports to the contrary.
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Anger at Australia visa check plan

Friday, August 28th 2015, 16:53
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Melbourne

Australian officials cancel plans to check visas on the streets of Melbourne as part of a crime crackdown, amid protests and social media outrage.
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England win first Women's Ashes T20

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 22:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat Australia by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 to keep the Women's Ashes series alive with two games left.
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VIDEO: People and animals escape Australia floods

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 9:37
related places: Sydney

Footage shows rising floodwaters in New South Wales, Australia, that has forced hundreds of residents south of Sydney to flee their homes
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Australia Treasurer in republic push

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 4:06

Treasurer Joe Hockey looks set to lead a new cross-party push for Australia to become a republic.
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VIDEO: Why fashion firms likes Oz crocodiles

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 6:24

Why high end fashion firms are buying up Australia's crocodile farms.
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VIDEO: Venomous snake rescued from tin can

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 5:55

Keepers from a reptile park in Australia have rescued a venomous snake that had its head stuck in a tin can.
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England rest Root for T20 and ODIs

Monday, August 24th 2015, 16:38

England rest batsman Joe Root for the limited-overs series against Australia, while Reece Topley is in the T20 squad.
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SOS in sand was 'moment of inspiration'

Monday, August 24th 2015, 8:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British tourist rescued in a remote area of Australia after writing an SOS message in sand says it was "one of those moments of inspiration".
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SOS in sand rescues UK tourist

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 15:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British tourist lost for two days in a remote area of northern Australia describes his dramatic rescue after writing an SOS message on the sand.
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England win series despite defeat

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 14:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England lose the final Ashes Test against Australia by an innings and 46 runs at The Oval but win the series 3-2.
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England facing Ashes innings defeat

Saturday, August 22nd 2015, 18:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England will begin the fourth day of the final Ashes Test on 203-6, still needing 129 more to make Australia bat again.
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England collapse as Aussies dominate

Friday, August 21st 2015, 18:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England face defeat in the final Ashes Test after collapsing to 107-8, trailing Australia by 374 after two days at The Oval.
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Australia to keep 'tampon tax'

Friday, August 21st 2015, 7:49

Australia decides not to scrap a tax on feminine hygiene products despite protests, and extends the consumption tax to online shopping.
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Horwill left out of Australia squad

Friday, August 21st 2015, 6:21

Australia coach Michael Cheika omits former captain James Horwill from their 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.
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Actress avoids jail for child abuse

Friday, August 21st 2015, 1:29

Australia's Maggie Kirkpatrick, star of the TV drama Prisoner, is sentenced to community service after being found guilty of sexually abusing a teenager.
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US seeks more Australia help on IS

Friday, August 21st 2015, 0:47
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, United States United States

In a much anticipated move, the US is asking Australia to expand its role fighting IS to include Syria as well as Iraq.
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Australia to treat Nauru 'rape victim'

Friday, August 21st 2015, 0:08
related countries: Nauru Nauru

A young asylum seeker who was allegedly raped on Nauru has been sent to Australia for treatment three months after the alleged assault.
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England 'still have desire to win'

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 21:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mark Wood rejects suggestions England took it easy on day one of the fifth Test against Australia having won the Ashes.
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Australia seize initiative at Oval

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 18:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Steve Smith and David Warner hit fifties as Australia compile 287-3 on day one of the final Ashes Test against England.
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Qantas returns to full-year profit

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 5:58

Australia's national carrier Qantas reports a return to full-year profit and says it plans to buy eight Boeing Dreamliners.
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Anderson to miss final Ashes Test

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 13:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Team news, stats, weather and pitch report as England and Australia prepare to meet in the final Ashes Test of the 2015 series.
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Australia's audacious prison breaks

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 2:41
related places: Sydney

Sydney's escape is just one of Australia's prison breaks
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Inmate caught after daring escape

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 22:08

A maximum security prisoner is back behind bars in Australia after staging an audacious escape.
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Day wins US PGA with record score

Sunday, August 16th 2015, 23:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Day

Jason Day wins his first major title at the US PGA Championship with a record score of 20 under par at Whistling Straits.
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Smith fails again in Australia draw

Sunday, August 16th 2015, 18:13

Australia Test captain-elect Steve Smith's miserable form continues in the drawn tour match against Northants.
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Crook smashes ton against Aussies

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 19:09
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian all-rounder Steven Crook scored a quick-fire century for Northants against Australia at Wantage Road.
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McCaw sets record as All Blacks win

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 11:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Richie McCaw becomes the most capped player in Test history as New Zealand beat Australia to the Bledisloe Cup.
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Australia win Test to close on Ashes

Friday, August 14th 2015, 18:10

England need to win all three T20 games to retain the Ashes as Australia claim the sole Test match by 161 runs.
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Smith to be Australia Test captain

Friday, August 14th 2015, 10:13

Steve Smith will become Australia's Test captain at the end of the Ashes, with David Warner as vice-captain.
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Stokes targets Ashes history at Oval

Thursday, August 13th 2015, 14:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ben Stokes wants England to "put another nail into Australia's coffin" by winning the fifth Test and taking the series 4-1
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Australia gay marriage push ramps up

Thursday, August 13th 2015, 5:58

A push by Australia's Greens party for a gay marriage plebiscite is backed by crossbench senators.
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Australia take charge of Ashes Test

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 19:45
related places: Canterbury

England are bowled out for 168 as Australia seize control on day two of the Women's Ashes Test at Canterbury.
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Australian gays 'might never marry'

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 9:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's opposition leader Bill Shorten says Australians must choose between Prime Minister Tony Abbott and same-sex marriage.
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Tony Abbott: The Barack Obama antidote?

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 2:53

Australia's Abbott thrives despite outrage
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VIDEO: Man, 91, accused of cocaine smuggling

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 1:47

A 91-year-old man has appeared in court in Australia, accused of smuggling cocaine. Victor Twartz claims he was the victim of a scam.
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Australia's CBA posts record results

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 0:52

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia posts a 5% rise in full-year profits to a record A$9.1bn ($6.6bn).
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Abbott: No free vote on gay marriage

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 14:39

Australia's coalition government blocks a free vote on same-sex marriage, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott saying the matter should be "put to the people" after the next election.
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'Shudder' over Australia carbon plan

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 14:30

'Shudder' over Australia carbon plans
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