Wellington, Feb 2 (DPA) British guitarist Eric Clapton, who is a recovering alcoholic, threatened to walk out of a concert at a New Zealand winery when he saw it had produced a wine bearing his name on the bottles.
Friday, February 02, 2007 8:21:51 AM
Sydney, Feb 1 (DPA) Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Mamdouh Habib said Thursday that he would be one of a possible seven Muslim candidates standing for office at next month's New South Wales state election.
Thursday, February 01, 2007 1:22:02 PM
Sydney, Feb 1 (DPA) After 30 years of believing that multiculturalism had the power to hold their settler society together, Australians are losing faith in what was always a tangled concept and are returning to the simpler formula of integration.
Thursday, February 01, 2007 9:46:37 AM
Sydney, Jan 31 (DPA) A 27-year-old Australian church organist battered his widowed mother to death with a hammer in a belated attempt to gain his independence, a court in Melbourne was told Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 31, 2007 4:21:34 PM
Hong Kong, Jan 31 (Xinhua) An intense earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck the Kermadec Islands Wednesday, the Hong Kong Observatory said.
Wednesday, January 31, 2007 1:27:29 PM
Sydney, Jan 31 (DPA) Sydney residents will have to cut water used by half if Australia's largest city is to survive the effects of climate change brought on by global warming, Australian scientists warned Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 31, 2007 12:46:40 PM
Sydney, Jan 30 (DPA) Australian pharmaceuticals company CSL Ltd announced Tuesday that it had come up with a vaccine that would spark an immune response and prevent deaths from bird flu.
Tuesday, January 30, 2007 6:17:54 PM
Canberra, Jan 30 (Xinhua) A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 degrees on the Richter scale occurred in the ocean south of Australia Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 30, 2007 1:31:06 PM
Melbourne, Jan 28 (DPA) Roger Federer constructed the first perfect run for 27 years at a Grand Slam as he won the Australian Open without the loss of a set with a 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, 6-4 win over Chilean Fernando Gonzalez here Sunday.
Sunday, January 28, 2007 6:59:08 PM
Sydney, Jan 28 (DPA) The Australian who 76 years ago dreamed up the nation's favourite chocolate bar will be buried with a Freddo Frog flag draped over his coffin.
Sunday, January 28, 2007 4:44:29 PM
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