The single-engine Cessna 150 was only 10 minutes into a flight from the town of Forbes yesterday afternoon when the pilot lost consciousness
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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.
Saturday 04 February 2012
Military helicopters evacuated stranded residents from flooded towns in eastern Australia yesterday as authorities warned of further flash flooding.
Friday 16 December 2011
England fans could be forgiven for rubbing their eyes in disbelief when they noticed that Robinson and Broad were opening the batting for a Cricket Australia XI against the touring Indians in Canberra yesterday.
Friday 04 November 2011
Julian of the opera
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Wednesday 10 August 2011
Australia's finance minister announced yesterday that she is expecting a child with her female partner, but although Prime Minister Julia Gillard offered her warmest congratulations, she refused to budge in her opposition to gay marriage.
Saturday 06 August 2011
The tale of the teenager who had a fake bomb strapped to her by a masked intruder in Sydney's leafy suburbs gets curiouser and curiouser. A note left at the scene demanded no money, it emerged yesterday, and was reportedly signed in the name of Dirk Struan, a ruthless businessman in James Clavell's 1966 novel, Tai-Pan.
Thursday 04 August 2011
A masked man broke into the home of a wealthy family, chained a fake bomb to a teenage girl's neck and left a note of demands behind as part of an elaborate extortion attempt, Australian police said today.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
A young Australian woman was freed from a suspected bomb collared around her neck today after 10 hours of drama that lasted past midnight and captivated the nation with police saying they were still investigating the incident.
Thursday 21 July 2011
A former Guantanamo Bay detainee was told by the Australian government yesterday that it may seize any profits from his autobiography.
Friday 15 July 2011
New Salford City Reds head coach Matt Parish guest stars in the latest edition of the ever popular PROBIZ Tryline.
Thursday 07 July 2011
Johnathon Thurston looks certain to miss this autumn's Four Nations in England and Wales after badly injuring his knee in Queensland's series-winning State of Origin victory over New South Wales yesterday.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Matt King is to return to Australia to play for South Sydney, whose trawl of Super League has now netted them three Burgess brothers.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
A British backpacker was in a critical condition in an Australian hospital last night after he was found mysteriously lying in the middle of a street with a fractured skull, broken ribs and internal bleeding.
Monday 27 June 2011
A British tourist is in critical condition in hospital in Australia after he was found lying in the middle of a city street with massive injuries.
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
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Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
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- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 NHS staff banned from drinking tea or coffee on the job because it looks like they're not working hard enough