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Senior Oz cricketers make light of players strike suggestion over spat with CA

Senior Australian cricketers have played down talk of a players strike due to the ongoing spat with Cricket Australia over a pay deal.

Most seniors said there wouldn't be any strike despite negotiati

Woman admits hacking lover's penis

A woman on Friday pleaded guilty to killing her former lover in Sydney by spiking his food with sleeping pills then stabbing him in the groin and attempting to cut off his penis.

Jian Chen, 47, was o

Qantas slashes 500 jobs as part of restructuring

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Embattled Australian flag carrier Qantas said on Monday it will axe 500 jobs in its heavy maintenance and engineering operations as part of a restructuring to help slash costs.

The move follows an 83

French PM is Arabic headline problem

It is not France’s new President but Prime Minister Jean Marc Ayrault who is creating waves in the Arab world. And it is because of his name.

Field Hockey: Elite player hit in face and dies in match

An elite field hockey player died after being hit in the head by a ball in a weekend club match in Australia, Hockey Australia said on Monday.

Elizabeth Watkins, 24, was fatally injured while playing

Aussie, 97, becomes 'world's oldest graduate'

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A 97-year-old retired Australian dentist was to receive his masters degree in clinical science on Friday in what Southern Cross University said could make him the world's oldest new graduate.

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Croc caught in Australia after eating nine dogs

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A 4.4-metre (14.5-feet) crocodile that had eaten up to nine pet dogs has been hauled out of a river in Australia's north, a report said on Friday.

The rogue croc was trapped at Daly River community,

Qantas delays A380 deliveries, slashes $410 mn

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Embattled carrier Qantas said on Friday it will delay the delivery of two A380 superjumbos as part of a further Aus$400 million (US$410 million) in spending cuts as it works to turn its business aroun

Aussie, 97, becomes 'world's oldest graduate'

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A 97-year-old retired Australian dentist was to receive his masters degree in clinical science on Friday in what Southern Cross University said could make him the world's oldest new graduate.

Allan

Aussie billionaire to build Titanic II

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One of Australia's richest men, Clive Palmer, on Monday unveiled plans for a 21st century version of the Titanic to be built in China, with its first voyage from England to New York set for 2016.

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