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Thursday 14 February 2013
Israel has partially lifted a gagging order in the mysterious case of ‘Prisoner X’ and formally recognised that an Israeli with dual citizenship had committed suicide in one of the country’s most secure prisons in 2010.
Is Australia's gaffe-prone 'First Bloke' the new Duke of Edinburgh? Julia Gillard's partner Tim Mathieson apologises for joke about female Asian doctors and prostate exams
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Tim Mathieson urged men to seek out 'a small, female, Asian doctor' to examine them for prostate cancer
Friday 25 January 2013
Sprint queen returns to action in Glasgow after shattering tainted record in London
Saturday 19 January 2013
1. Which philosopher (1889-1951) said: "Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent"?
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Record temperatures across southern Australia cooled today, reducing the danger from scores of raging wildfires but likely bringing only a brief reprieve from the summer's extreme heat and fire risk.
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Firefighters battled scores of wildfires raging across south-east Australia today as authorities evacuated national parks and warned that blistering temperatures and high winds had led to “catastrophic” conditions in some areas.
Saturday 11 August 2012
As the American sprinter Carmelita Jeter crossed the finish line at the end of the women's 4 x 100m relay last night, she pointed towards the trackside clock in wide-eyed astonishment. This figures on the in-field display were: 40.82. It was a seismic moment not just for London 2012 but for track and field.
Sunday 08 July 2012
The ACT Brumbies snapped a 10-year losing streak in Sydney yesterday when they beat the New South Wales Waratahs 19-15, boosting their hopes of a place in Super Rugby's post-season play-offs.
Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard seeks to calm anxieties over a controversial new carbon tax
Monday 02 July 2012
Australia's Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, today sought to calm anxieties over a controversial new carbon tax stoked by what she called a “hysterical fear campaign”.
Saturday 03 March 2012
The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard yesterday named a retired politician as her Foreign Minister in place of Kevin Rudd, who tried to oust her during a chaotic, short-lived rebellion in the ruling Labor Party.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Australia's Prime Minister is fighting a vicious battle with her former boss. By Kathy Marks
Thursday 23 February 2012
Two years ago, Kevin Rudd was ousted as Australian Prime Minister by former ally Julia Gillard. Is he about to get his revenge? Kathy Marks reports on a poisonous feud
Wednesday 22 February 2012
Thirty-two years ago, Lindy Chamberlain ran from a tent screaming “The dingo’s got my baby”. On Friday, Australia’s longest and most notorious legal saga will come full circle when a coroner is asked to rule that a dingo really was responsible for the baby’s death.
Thursday 26 January 2012
Australian prime minister Julia Gillard stumbled and was caught by a security guard as riot police helped her force a path through a crowd of rowdy protesters during a ceremony to mark Australia's national day.
Thursday 05 January 2012
Demolition isn't just a science – it's an art. Two masters of destruction tell Josh Sims why
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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