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36 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

The Anzac evolution

Hanifi Araz, a big man from the city of Canakkale across the Dardanelles from the Gallipoli Peninsula, saw the future in the early 1980s, and he wanted to be part of it.


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4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Postcode a matter of life and death

There may be only few kilometres separating the residents of northern Sydney from the central coast but their lifespans are strikingly different.


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5 hrs ago | Newsday

Royals visit Sydney Easter show

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spent their third day in Australia at the famed Sydney Royal Easter Show.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014


New Zealand's Bays of plenty

New Zealand: never been there and never particularly wanted to go. However, my reason for holding such a view - that you have to cross Australia and then the Tasman Sea to get there - was not very sound.


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French tourist sought after death

POLICE want to speak with a French woman who may have seen tourist Aurelie Lhorme two days before her death on SA's West Coast.


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The Independent

Peaches Geldof dead: Private funeral for the family and friends of...

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Prince William meets Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Prince William met with the Australian Prime Minister on Thursday. The Duke appeared at Admiralty House in Sydney to talk with Tony Abbott MP without his wife the Duchess of Cambridge, nee Kate Middleton .


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Kate & William Give Australian Girl Guides a Thrill

A group of girl guides from a fire-ravaged part of Australia posed with Prince William and wife Kate for photos on Thursday, shouting out "Princess!" instead of "Cheese!" as the shutters clicked.


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The Miami Herald

Royal couple visit wildfire-affected Aussie town

Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited a town ravaged by wildfires in the mountains west of Sydney on Thursday, as they continue their Down Under tour.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Prince William, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

Wed Apr 16, 2014

This Is Lancashire

William meeting bush fire survivors

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will meet survivors of a devastating bush fire when they tour Australia's Blue Mountains today.


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Family and friends farewell Sophie Collombet

FRIENDS, family and more than 1200 villagers have honoured murdered French tourist Sophie Collombet with a funeral procession in her home town.


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Royal Tour Style Recap: Check Out Kate's In-Flight Change from Rebecca Taylor to Roksanda Ilincic

No sweats and sneakers for this international traveler! The Duchess of Cambridge spent part of the three-hour flight from Wellington to Sydney changing from a chic blue suit into a sunny yellow dress to kick off the Australian leg of the Royal Tour.


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Meet Duchess Kate's 'royal sister' from Down Under

A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Prince William, Royal Wedding, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Europe Travel, Denmark Travel

The Reporter

Expert: 'Essentially they have found' Flight 370

The head of a water wreckage recovery firm says he believes searchers have essentially found the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 but are waiting for photographic proof before announcing it.


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Central Michigan Life

Global Love: Crowd-funding to reunite transgender couple

When the distance of the relationship spans the entire Pacific Ocean and more than 10,000 miles, it certainly does not make the situation any easier.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014


Australian state premier quits over wine...

A leading Australian politician resigned Wednesday after admitting to a "massive memory fail" when he told a corruption inquiry he never received a bottle of wine worth Aus$3,000 .


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Royals touch down in Australia

WILLIAM and Kate were due to be greeted this afternoon by Premier Barry O'Farrell.


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New Insight Into SIDS Deaths Points to Lack of Oxygen

Research at the University of Adelaide has shed new light onto the possible causes of sudden infant death syndrome , which could help to prevent future loss of children's lives.


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Power out in Adelaide Hills

RESIDENTS in Adelaide's poorer areas have the lowest percentage of local park space among the nation's capitals, a study has found.


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The Age

'The food court of the future'

Melbourne's shopping-centre food courts have never been overly troubled by the notion of quality or fashion, yet the buzz over the opening of Emporium Melbourne on Wednesday is as much about the food as the footwear.


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