Sport Graeme Swann announces his decision to retire from international and first-class cricket

The spin bowler quit midway through the disastrous tour of Australia

Man arrested for murder of his multimillionaire drinking partner

Craig Puddy and Cameron Mansell were business partners and drinking mates, but something – it's not clear what – went horribly wrong. Mr Puddy went missing three weeks ago, and is presumed murdered. Mansell, the main suspect, was arrested yesterday in a rainforest following a manhunt characterised by Keystone Cops-style blunders.

Fowler: End may be in sight for Rafa

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler believes the time may be right for Reds boss Rafael Benitez to leave the club.

Fowler looking for new club

Robbie Fowler is on the lookout for a new club after North Queensland Fury admitted defeat in their quest to retain his services.

Power cut as major storm hits Perth

A major storm has caused widespread flooding, collapsed roofs and power cuts to 150,000 customers in the western Australian city of Perth.

Afridi banned after he is caught ball-biting

Shahid Afridi has been suspended for two Twenty20 internationals after television cameras showed him biting the ball during his side's two-wicket defeat to Australia in Perth yesterday.

Déjà vu for Robson as she loses Australian girls' final

An exhausted Laura Robson of Britain lost the Australian Open girls' final to Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova 6-1 7-6 today.

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Australian scientists develop revolutionary tracking system that texts the authorities whenever a killer shark nears the beach

Benson blames health for Test walkout

English umpire Mark Benson today revealed he has not quit his job and will be undergoing medical tests because of ill health.

Mike Ahern: Disc jockey who appeared on Radio Caroline and was in at the start of Radio 1

In the pirate radio days of the 1960s, Mike Ahern was among the UK's leading disc-jockeys, winning favour on both Radio Caroline North and South. But unlike many of the DJs, he did not make a successful transition to BBC Radio 1.

Britney Spears 'upset' over Australian tour complaints

Britney Spears has done it again, hitting the headlines during her first Australian tour over a row about lip-synching and a lacklustre performance that her tour promoter said had left her "extremely upset".

Leaking oil rig ablaze in Timor sea

Australia promised an investigation today after a massive fire erupted on an oil rig that had been leaking into the Timor Sea - the latest drama in a 10-week saga to plug the hole.

Traveller's Guide To: Western Australia

Rugged red earth, great wines and a stunning coastline set against deep blue skies... head west to explore a classic Australian state

Bindoon Boys Town: The sad truth behind Britain's lost children

Australia is to apologise for the appalling treatment meted out to thousands of boys and girls shipped to its shores as orphans

Why women go off sex and other bedroom battles

When Bettina Arndt asked 98 ordinary couples to keep a sex diary, says Joy Orpen, the sex therapist discovered a world full of despairing men and utterly indifferent women

New Zealand clinch late victory in Sydney

Australia 18 New Zealand 19
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King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

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Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

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Letterman's final Late Show: Laughter, but no tears, as David takes his bow after 33 years

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Ivor Novello Awards 2015: Hozier wins with anti-Catholic song 'Take Me To Church' as John Whittingdale leads praise for Black Sabbath

Hozier's 'blasphemous' song takes Novello award

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Paul Scholes column: Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?

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Does David De Gea really want to leave Manchester United to fight it out for the No 1 spot at Real Madrid?