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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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Australia: news

Broad defends Stokes omission in T20

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 15:28
related places: Stokes

England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad said keeping a settled team was the reason for not picking Ben Stokes against Australia.
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Australian PM calls ABC unpatriotic

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 4:52

PM Tony Abbott criticises ABC's reporting on asylum and spying claims, calling the public broadcaster on "everyone's side but Australia's".
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ICC approves more power for 'Big Three'

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 18:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England, India and Australia are set to have more control over cricket's future under principles agreed by the ICC.
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Broad 'unharmed' by Ashes whitewash

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 9:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad describes England's whitewash by Australia as a "life experience" as he prepares to captain the Twenty20 side.
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Australia names new governor-general

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 3:12

Prime Minister Tony Abbott nominates retired defence chief Peter Cosgrove as Australia's next governor-general, representing the Queen.
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VIDEO: Hunt for crocodile after boy snatched

Monday, January 27th 2014, 11:31

Police in Australia are searching for a 12-year-old boy, who is missing after a crocodile attacked a group of children in a water hole.
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England crumble to narrow defeat

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 12:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England throw away a winning position as they slump to a five-run defeat by Australia in the fifth one-day international.
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Australia keep Women's Ashes alive

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 7:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia beat England by four wickets in the third one-day international in Hobart to keep the Women's Ashes alive.
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Cook 'desperate' to stay as captain

Friday, January 24th 2014, 14:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook wants to remain England captain despite the difficult tour of Australia - after hinting he may quit.
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England end losing run in Australia

Friday, January 24th 2014, 11:32
related places: Perth

England beat Australia by 57 runs in Perth to end a nine-match losing streak, the tourists now 3-1 behind in the five-match series.
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England women beaten in Melbourne

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 10:37
related places: Melbourne

England women lose the second one-day international against Australia and still need another win to retain the Ashes.
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Rescued expedition in Australia port

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 4:14
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, Russia Russia

Passengers rescued from a Russian research ship that became trapped in thick pack ice in Antarctica last month finally arrive in Australia.
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Australia state in 'one-punch' laws

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 4:54

Australia's New South Wales announces new laws toughening sentences against drunken violence including one-punch assaults.
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Australia drop Bailey for SA tour

Monday, January 20th 2014, 7:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Bailey

Australia drop batsman George Bailey from their Test squad to tour South Africa, bringing in Alex Doolan and Shaun Marsh.
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Cook may quit as England ODI captain

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 12:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook admits he could step down after his team lost the one-day series with Australia.
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Australia beat England to win series

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 10:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

Australia beat England by seven wickets in Sydney to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the one-day international series.
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England close in on Women's Ashes win

Sunday, January 19th 2014, 7:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are within one victory of retaining the Women's Ashes after a seven-wicket win over Australia in the first ODI.
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England ponder change of tactics

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 9:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Limited-overs batting coach Graham Thorpe says England may reconsider their tactics and selection against Australia.
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Emotional defeat for England - Cook

Friday, January 17th 2014, 17:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cook

Captain Alastair Cook says the England dressing room is "a tough place to be" after the one-wicket defeat by Australia.
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Australia thwart England in thriller

Friday, January 17th 2014, 12:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Faulkner hits an unbeaten 69 as Australia beat England by one wicket to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series.
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Jakarta condemns Australia incursion

Friday, January 17th 2014, 8:40
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia condemns Australian naval incursions into its waters during operations to stop asylum seekers as a "violation of its sovereignty".
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Australia fights bushfires amid heat

Friday, January 17th 2014, 4:45
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Bushfires in Australia's Victoria state kill one person, as firefighters battle dozens of blazes amid soaring temperatures.
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Portuguese first in Australia?

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 18:29
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Portugal Portugal

An early illustration of a kangaroo in a manuscript offered for sale in New York may support the theory that Portuguese explorers reached Australia ahead of the Dutch.
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I'll come back stronger - Finn

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 12:29

England fast bowler Steven Finn promises to "come back stronger" as he prepares to return home from the Australia tour.
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VIDEO: Bushfires rage in Australian heatwave

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 12:01
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian firefighters are tackling fast-moving bushfires as the heatwave in South-east Australia continues.
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Australia's heatwave halts tennis

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 7:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Soaring temperatures halt matches at the Australian Open tennis tournament, as a report warns that the country will see "hotter and longer" heatwaves.
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VIDEO: Australian tennis court 'like sauna'

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 6:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Parts of Australia are seeing soaring temperatures, as a report warns that the country's heatwaves are becoming "hotter and longer".
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Finn 'must rediscover love of bowling'

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 17:02

England paceman Steven Finn has fallen "out of love" with bowling but will return to his best, says Middlesex's Angus Fraser.
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VIDEO: Tennis fans coping with brutal heat

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 14:23
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Melbourne

As south-east Australia experiences extremely hot weather, a tennis player and ball boy at the Australian Open in Melbourne collapse in the heat.
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Australia heat prompts fire alerts

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 13:31

South-east Australia is hit with extreme hot weather, with temperatures of over 40C in some areas, and several bushfire warnings in place.
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Finn to leave England's Australia tour

Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 6:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bowler Steven Finn will leave England's tour of Australia to return home and "work on technical aspects of his game", the ECB says.
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England win but Cook fails again

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 10:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cook

England beat a Prime Minister's XI for a first win in Australia for two months, but Alastair Cook again fails with the bat.
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Cook queries Warner recall decision

Sunday, January 12th 2014, 14:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Melbourne

England captain Alastair Cook disagrees with the decision to recall Australia's David Warner to the crease in Melbourne.
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Australia thrash England in first ODI

Sunday, January 12th 2014, 12:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Aaron Finch hits a superb 121 as Australia beat England by six wickets in the first one-day international at the MCG.
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Australia fight back against England

Saturday, January 11th 2014, 11:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

England slump to 18-3 after Australia's strong fightback on the second day of the Women's Ashes Test in Perth.
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VIDEO: Extreme heat kills Australia bats

Friday, January 10th 2014, 16:11

Parts of North America have been gripped by record freezing temperatures in recent days, but its a very different story in Australia, where temperatures have soared as high as 50C.
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England fight back in Ashes opener

Friday, January 10th 2014, 11:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perth

Arran Brindle and Anya Shrubsole lead the England fightback on the opening day of the Women's Ashes Test against Australia.
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Broad rested for first two ODIs

Friday, January 10th 2014, 10:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pace bowler Stuart Broad is rested for England's opening two one-day internationals against Australia.
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Asylum policy: 'No comment'

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 0:59

Australia blocks asylum boats - and information flow
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Broad and Prior rescue man from bridge

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 11:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sydney

Matt Prior and England team-mate Stuart Broad help rescue a man preparing to jump off a bridge in Sydney, Australia.
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In pictures: Australia's Ashes party

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 6:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thousands of fans flock to the Sydney Opera House to celebrate Australia's 5-0 Ashes triumph over England last week.
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Pietersen 'determined' to regain Ashes

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 0:12

Kevin Pietersen wants to help England regain the Ashes in 2015, but Michael Vaughan fears the batsman may be "a scapegoat".
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Naked man in washing machine rescue

Monday, January 6th 2014, 8:59

Police in Australia rescue a naked man who got stuck inside a washing machine while playing a game of hide-and-seek.
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Flower 'clear' about staying in charge

Monday, January 6th 2014, 7:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Coach Andy Flower says he "can't be any clearer" about his desire to carry on despite England's 5-0 Ashes thrashing.
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End of an era for England - Flower

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 11:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Coach Andy Flower says "change of some description" must follow England's Ashes series whitewash in Australia.
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England 'did not throw in the towel'

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 8:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Alastair Cook says his side fought to the end in a chastening 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia.
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Australia complete Ashes whitewash

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 5:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England collapse in dismal fashion once again as Australia win the final Ashes Test by 281 runs and the series 5-0.
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US ice-breaker to rescue stuck ships

Sunday, January 5th 2014, 5:13
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, China China, United States United States

A US ice-breaker, the Polar Star, is to help two ships stuck in thick ice in Antarctica, after requests from China and Australia.
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VIDEO: Australians protest against shark 'cull'

Saturday, January 4th 2014, 14:01

Thousands of people have joined protests on beaches in Australia against a new policy which allows fishermen to catch and kill any large sharks they find.
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England a distant second - Gooch

Saturday, January 4th 2014, 10:57

England have been "outskilled and outcompeted" by Australia in the Ashes, says batting coach Graham Gooch.
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Australia pile agony on England

Saturday, January 4th 2014, 7:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England stagger to 23-5 and then 155 all out before Australia build an intimidating lead of 311 in the final Ashes Test.
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VIDEO: While Canada freezes Australia melts

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 13:17
related countries: Canada Canada

The mercury has dropped to -42C (-44F) in Canada while in Australia it has hit 54C (129F) and extreme weather is experienced in different parts of the world.
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Smith and Haddin punish England

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 7:14

Steve Smith's century and 75 from Brad Haddin help Australia to 326 all out on the first day of the final Ashes Test.
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