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Saturday, May 18, 2013
Queensland rejects UK succession law changes
The Australian state of Queensland wants to draft its own legislation on royal succession.
Severe thunderstorms hit Queensland, Australia
Thousands of homes remain without power and a man has been critically injured after severe thunderst...
Asian `madams` are the new face of Queensland sex trade
Young Asian ``madams`` operating multimillion-dollar call-girl rings have taken over old organised c...
`Blood test` for corals to measure impact of warming
Researchers are developing a "blood test" for corals to measure how they are being affected by clima...
Dinosaurs were swimming not running during stampede
Paleontologists in Queensland have found that the world`s only recorded dinosaur stampede is largely...
Newly discovered crab species named Areopaguristes tudgei
A new species of hermit crab recently discovered on the barrier reef off the coast of Belize has bee...
Bees can distinguish between Monet and Picasso paintings
Discerning art critics, honeybees can distinguish between different landscape scenes, types of flowe...
Australia`s Queensland state lifts ban on uranium mining
Uranium has not been mined in Queensland since the closure of the Mary Kathleen mine in the state in...
Australian soldier held for threatening civilians
A 28-year-old soldier has arrested in Australia for terrorising residents and motorists on a street ...
Australia intercepts boat carrying 65
Australian authorities have intercepted another boat carrying 65 suspected asylum seekers off the We...
Radical methods needed to save oceans, say experts
Current global efforts to counter the impact of carbon emissions are not enough, say experts, callin...
Australian jailed for life for killing 3 Indians
Supreme Court judge John Byrne today handed down the life sentence to Massimo `Max` Sica, 42, for wh...
Nanoparticles can solve mystery of Moon`s topsoil
A stunning discovery of nanoparticles inside bubbles of glass in lunar soil could solve the mystery ...
Crabs `fake it to avoid fights`
Apparently crabs also deceive. In fact, they fake their strength to avoid a fight, a study has revea...
Soon, typing style to become `digital fingerprint`
Typing styles are as unique as fingerprints and could soon be used to verify the identity of compute...
Aussie birds `declining faster`
Australian birds are declining faster than elsewhere in the world, and would have been worse if not ...
Australia house fire kills 11, including 8 kids
Three people managed to escape the fire, which broke out in the two-storey home in Logan City.
Floods swamp cyclone-hit areas of Australia
Queensland has been hit by natural disasters in the past two months.
`Cyclone Yasi caused severe damage to Great Barrier Reef`
Yasi affected about 300 km of the 2,400 km long reef, leaving varying degrees of damage.
Australia reels from once-in-a-century cyclone
There were no reports of fatalities as police scoured the worst-hit areas.
Storm weakens over Australia`s flood-ravaged north
A bigger storm, however, was getting stronger in the South Pacific.
Australian flood crisis could continue for 10 days
Australian PM is mulling introducing a flood tax to pay for reconstruction.
Australia flood clean-up starts, tough task ahead
The clean up operation has started in Australia`s flood-hit Queensland on a post war scale.
Australia town becomes latest to be hit by floods
A swollen river submerged bridges and inundated homes, stores in Maryborough.
Heavy rains hit Australia`s flood-drenched northeast
Torrential downpours could cause flash-flooding and worsen existing floods.
Flood recovery may take a year: Australian mayor
The floods are expected to spread into neighbouring state of New South Wales.
Queensland cabinet meets today as floods expected to peak
The floods in the town of Rockhampton is expected to peak and fresh thunderstorm warnings issued.
Australian military rushes supplies to flood zone
Up to 200,000 people are estimated to have been hit by fast-flowing waters.
`Biblical` floods threaten thousands in Australia
Up to 200,000 people have been affected by the floods in Queensland.
Australia floods: Towns could be swamped for week
Queensland launches disaster relief fund for flood victims with AUD 1 mn.
Queensland city launches Oz-India `harmony` website
A city in Queensland has launched a "harmony" website aimed at telling "a lot of great stories" ab...
Fire in Queensland, rescue operations on
Sydney residents and other major cities of Queensland were urged to leave homes as erratic winds spa...
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