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Instant Opinion: Johnson prefers no-deal to ‘surrender’
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Instant Opinion: Johnson prefers no-deal to ‘surrender’

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4 Sep 2020
Why Tony Abbott is a controversial choice for UK trade role
Ex-Australian PM Tony Abbott
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Why Tony Abbott is a controversial choice for UK trade role

The former Australian PM is a keen Brexiteer - but comes with political baggage
27 Aug 2020
Anzac Day: what happened at Gallipoli?
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Anzac Day: what happened at Gallipoli?

Harry and Meghan lay wreath at Hyde Park in dawn service to commemorate fallen soldiers
25 Apr 2018
Tony Abbott head-butt ‘not linked to same-sex marriage vote’
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Tony Abbott head-butt ‘not linked to same-sex marriage vote’

Man charged with assaulting former Australian PM denies attack was political
22 Sep 2017
Who is Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's new prime minister?
Malcolm Turnbull
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Who is Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's new prime minister?

Tony Abbott ousted as leader of the Liberal Party by communications minister Malcolm Turnbull
14 Sep 2015
Tony Abbott bombarded with gay wedding invitations
Australian PM Tony Abbott
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Tony Abbott bombarded with gay wedding invitations

Couples put pressure on the Australian PM as cross-party vote on marriage equality looms
6 Aug 2015
Rolf Harris: victims hit back over 'slimy woodworm' lyrics
Rolf Harris
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Rolf Harris: victims hit back over 'slimy woodworm' lyrics

Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris penned a song from his prison cell about the 'injustice of it all'
15 Jun 2015

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The Rohingya boat crisis: why refugees are fleeing Burma
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The Rohingya boat crisis: why refugees are fleeing Burma

Starving Rohingya migrants have been rebuffed from Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand
21 May 2015
MEASLES: should it be mandatory to vaccinate kids?
Young child receives vaccination at a health centre
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MEASLES: should it be mandatory to vaccinate kids?

Australia introduces tough new rules to punish parents who refuse to have their children vaccinated
13 Apr 2015
Australian PM Tony Abbott: out of the job by next week?
Australian PM Tony Abbott
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Australian PM Tony Abbott: out of the job by next week?

Liberal leader vows to stand united with his deputy as backbenchers launch 'spill' leadership challenge
6 Feb 2015
CHRISTMAS 2014: World leaders' messages
Pope Francis
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CHRISTMAS 2014: World leaders' messages

Pope Francis launches 'blistering attack' on Vatican bureaucrats, while others honour victims of disaster
24 Dec 2014
Cairns stabbing: eight children found dead
Police at the stabbing scene in the suburb of Manoora in Cairns, Australia.
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Cairns stabbing: eight children found dead

A woman is being treated for chest wounds after eight children were found stabbed to death in Cairns
19 Dec 2014
Sydney siege: police storm Martin Place cafe
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Sydney siege: police storm Martin Place cafe

Man and woman dead after being 'caught up in the sick fantasy of a deeply disturbed individual' during Sydney siege
16 Dec 2014
AUSTRALIA: At war with its environment?
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AUSTRALIA: At war with its environment?

Its PM plans to axe green laws, but is Australia really worse than China or America?
7 Feb 2014