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Sunday 13 June 2010
Steve Thompson, the England hooker who helped win a World Cup in Australia seven years ago, summoned memories of an older, even more glorious sporting landmark in the immediate aftermath of his side's deeply disappointing defeat on the banks of the Swan River.
Friday 11 June 2010
It was, by any measure, a most unusual rally. Many of the placard-waving protesters gathered in a Perth park wore suits and ties, and impassioned speeches were delivered from the back of a flat-bed truck by two billionaires, including Australia's richest woman.
Monday 07 June 2010
If England have grown accustomed to facing tougher opponents than a band of Barbarians when opening their summer accounts in Australia, it is only because the "short tour" format – a prime example of rugby lunacy if ever there was one – forced them to take on the Wallabies themselves within a few hours of passing through customs.
Sunday 06 June 2010
Friday 28 May 2010
They have been sent to remote Pacific islands and to the Indian Ocean – now asylum-seekers intercepted in Australian waters may end up in the middle of the desert, in a near-empty former gold-mining town.
Saturday 22 May 2010
Tuesday 23 March 2010
A major storm has caused widespread flooding, collapsed roofs and power cuts to 150,000 customers in the western Australian city of Perth.
Anthony Rose: 'Much of today’s wine is in the hands of global corporations. But the family can be a powerful brand in its own right'
Saturday 16 January 2010
It's hard to underestimate the value of family when so much of today's wine is in the hands of the faceless global corporations. But the family can also be a powerful brand in its own right. "Family ownership guarantees a patient and long-term outlook, much needed in the wine industry," says Spain's Miguel Torres. With Antinori and Mouton Rothschild, Torres is a member of Primum Familiae Vini, a high-powered family association sharing their vision of wine. Ten of Italy's Valpolicella families have recently gone down a similar route and New Zealand Family of Twelve, based on the idea of 12 wines to a case, have embraced one another with the aim of flexing their combined muscle.
Monday 04 January 2010
Wednesday 30 December 2009
Wildfires possibly sparked by fallen power lines roared across a swath of western Australia today, razing almost 40 homes and sending hundreds of people fleeing for their lives, officials and witnesses said. At least three people were injured.
Wednesday 30 December 2009
- 1 Top PR exec Justine Sacco under fire for sending racist tweet before flying to Africa
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 The publisher who played with fire: the battle for control of Larsson's £30m legacy
- 5 Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness