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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Friday 17 June 2011
Thursday 16 June 2011
Dual-code international Gareth Thomas has shelved his plans to retire at the end of the season and signed a new one-year contract with Super League club Crusaders.
Friday 03 June 2011
Matt Parish, not in the running until this week, has come up on the rails to win the chance to coach Salford. The former Balmain centre, currently part of the New South Wales coaching staff, has been named as Shaun McRae's successor at the City Reds.
Thursday 26 May 2011
Nathan Brown has removed any doubts over his immediate future as Huddersfield coach by agreeing a one-year contract extension.
Friday 13 May 2011
Wednesday 13 April 2011
Authorities in Australia sink a decommissioned warship off the coast of New South Wales to create an artificial reef.
Saturday 02 April 2011
Sunday 27 March 2011
Friday 25 March 2011
The Labor government of Australia's largest and most populous state is facing an epic defeat tomorrow after 16 years in power, following a string of scandals possibly unrivalled in the Western world.
Saturday 05 March 2011
Grooms with grooms and brides with brides were a regular sight on inner Sydney streets today as the campaign for gay marriage in Australia emerged as a main theme of one of the world's premier gay and lesbian parades.
Sunday 20 February 2011
In the Aviva Premiership today, Leeds – who sacked their director of rugby, Andy Key, in midweek – are away to Saracens. Neil Back, who has taken sole charge of the team, will have the England forwards Steve Thompson and Hendre Fourie back in his pack. Next Sunday, bottom-placed Leeds are at home to 11th-placed Newcastle in what, to apply a football cliché to bonus-point-enhanced rugby, will be "a real 10-pointer". An unlikely Leeds win at Vicarage Road would overhaul the Falcons a week early.
Tuesday 15 February 2011
Insurance Australia Group, the parent of the Lloyd's of London insurer Equity Red Star, reported worse-than-expected losses in the UK yesterday as it struggles with soaring injury claims.
Tuesday 25 January 2011
A couple of years ago, I heard Derek Walcott speak at the St Lucia high commission in London to an audience largely made up of his fellow-islanders. As always, he insisted that pride in a place and a home should always combine with a keen embrace of the best the wide world of culture has to offer. "Art is as necessary as sewage," he said.
Monday 17 January 2011
Floods have hit New South Wales and Victoria after spreading south from Queensland.
Saturday 15 January 2011
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
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