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3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
TWO women allegedly drank alcohol in the plane's bathroom, triggered the fire alarm with a cigarette and fought, forcing the jet to turn back under a military escort.
7 hrs ago | BeverageDaily
Australia's wine industry needs to turn to the perfume industry to learn how wines affect a consumer's emotions, according to a researcher from Adelaide.
11 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
Often-testy neighbors Indonesia and Australia signed a new security agreement on Thursday to mend a relationship badly damaged by allegations last year that Australia was listening to the telephone conversations of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife.
15 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald
The median house price to income of Sydney is nine times, compared to 6.2 times in New York and 3.2 times in London.
20 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Prime Minister John Key, right, and Labour Leader David Cunliffe go head to head at the TVNZ leader's debate.
Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said analysis of a failed attempted satellite phone call from Malaysia Airlines to Flight 370, which disappeared March 8, "suggests to us that the aircraft might have turned south a little earlier than we had previously expected."
Two men arrested in the Motueka area this morning appeared in Nelson District Court where they were remanded on bail until September 4. The men were charged under the Crimes Act 1961 for allegedly arranging by deception the entry of 18 Indian nationals into New Zealand.
If a few are doing well and the rest of us aren't, then things are out of whack.For all the attention in the election campaign to blogging, burning, swearing and smearing, not much of it affects us directly.
The federal government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change.
National is trying to position itself as the only party which will deliver major free trade agreements, saying that Labour's trade policies will be scuppered by any potential coalition partners.
Drilling rig the Stena Clyde, where two men died in a workplace accident in 2012 off the coast of Warrnambool.
The Western Australian wine industry is being forced to reassess the extent of its reliance on China after seeing a sharp fall in sales and volume.
Pilbara iron ore miner BC Iron's annual profit has grown by 51 per cent despite falling iron ore prices.
When politicians say things such as that the poor don't buy petrol, it's easy to accuse them of being "out of touch".
Talk about bad timing. In a battle for the media -- and prime ministerial -- attention, the thumbs-up for water fluoridation from John Key's chief science adviser was always going to lose out to an expose on the past antics of Mr Key's dirty tricks team.
An Australian pilot made an emergency landing after wresting back the controls of his light aircraft from an 82-year-old passenger who grabbed them midflight, the aircraft's charter company said.
Completing a marathon and hitch-hiking across a foreign country is not for the faint-hearted - Wanaka man Bruce Cochran did it in a wheelchair.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:54 pm
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