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Tuesday 15 April 2008
Wednesday 02 April 2008
Four hundred kangaroos on Australian Defence Department land have won a last-minute reprieve, after a public outcry at a planned mass slaughter.
Saturday 29 March 2008
A 42-year-old man has been handed a restraining order to keep him away from the actress Samantha Morton, despite being cleared ofharassing her.
Tuesday 25 March 2008
From the tiny tree kangaroo via the greater bilby to the quoll, some of Australia's unique and rare wildlife could disappear in the coming decades as a result of climate change, according to a report by the WWF published today.
Tuesday 12 February 2008
The United States military announced yesterday that it was bringing death penalty charges against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and five other men suspected of orchestrating the September 11 attacks, and intended to try them under the Bush administration's much-criticised military tribunal system, which is subject only to partial oversight by the civilian appeals system.
Monday 28 January 2008
Thursday 24 January 2008
Thursday 24 January 2008
In the cosy confines of a kitchen in Brixton, south London, the preparations for a dinner party are in full swing. Ed and his long-term girlfriend, Anne, are pulling together the ingredients for a bountiful mid-week feast. Uncorking an Australian Chardonnay, they pick their way through some choice fillet and throw it on to a sizzling saucepan as their guest, Natasha, smiles on, unaware of the ordeal about to befall her.
Monday 05 June 2006
Though she won fame in the psychedelic Sixties, the artist Bridget Riley is best known for working in simple black and white. But there is nothing monochrome about her latest works, which go on display for the first time this week.
Saturday 03 June 2006
Sunday 05 February 2006
Sunday 28 November 2004
Saturday 30 October 2004
The Build-up to this evening's keenly anticipated Tri-Nations match between Great Britain and Australia has taken place place under a black cloud cast by a refereeing controversy.
Thursday 08 July 2004
The city authorities in Canberra warned residents yesterday to beware of starving kangaroos bounding through the Australian capital in search of food, following reports that the animals were attacking people and pet dogs.
Saturday 22 May 2004
With a parrot that had escaped the Israelis perched on his shoulder, and a kangaroo crouching in the corner of the room, Mohammed Juma contemplated the little that was left of the zoo he had spent five years creating. "This was my life," he declared. "I watched my dream being destroyed."
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