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04

Mike Hall: UK cyclist died instantly in race collision, inquest told

BBC / Australia

Mike Hall was hit by a car during a "Hunger Games on wheels" race across Australia, an inquest hears.

02

Reality Check: The worst place to be stranded at sea?

www.bbc.co.uk

Abhilash Tomy was rescued 2,000 miles from land, but is there a worse place to have an accident at sea?

Monday, Sep 24

12

Moeen Ali 'Osama' investigation closed by Cricket Australia

BBC / Sport

An investigation into a claim that England all-rounder Moeen Ali was called 'Osama' by an Australia player in the 2015 Ashes is closed.

11

Abhilash Tomy: Injured Indian sailor rescued by French vessel

BBC / Australia

Navy officials say Abhilash Tomy is conscious and safe after his ordeal in the middle of the sea.

Inskip Point: Section of Australian beach collapses into sea

BBC / Australia

The sudden landslip swallowed an area up to 300m (1,000 feet) wide, officials say.

05

Melbourne plane crash: Pilot error in fatal shopping centre incident

BBC / Australia

Five people died when the small plane struck a shopping centre last year.

Sunday, Sep 23

12

Australia fruit scare: Needles found in strawberries in New Zealand

BBC.com

The Australian scare over strawberries spreads as needles are found in fruit exported to New Zealand.

11

Abhilash Tomy: Rescue mission to reach injured Indian sailor

BBC / Australia

Solo yachtsman Abhilash Tomy is stranded 3,200km off Perth and is immobilised, unable to eat or drink.

Saturday, Sep 22

13

Banned Australia batsmen Warner & Smith make club returns

BBC / Australia

David Warner scores a match-winning century and Steve Smith makes 85 as the banned duo return to competitive cricket in Australia.

Friday, Sep 21

19

James Ricketson: Jailed Australian filmmaker pardoned in Cambodia

BBC / Australia

James Ricketson is granted a royal pardon after he was jailed in Cambodia on spying charges.

12

Australia emu video: Man arrested over 'horrific cruelty'

BBC / Australia

The footage appears to show a man deliberately running down several birds with his car.

09

Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?

BBC / Australia

Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.

Burgess cleared by NRL over 'lewd video' claims

BBC / Australia

Sam Burgess is cleared of misconduct by the NRL after claims he and other South Sydney players exposed themselves to a woman on the internet.

Thursday, Sep 20

13

Australia to play 'hard but fair' against Pakistan in first Test since ball-tampering scandal

BBC / Australia

Australia will play "hard but fair" against Pakistan, says captain Tim Paine as his side prepares for its first Test series since the ball-tampering scandal.

10

Queensland shark attacks: Two injured in 24 hours at tourist spot

BBC / Australia

A girl and a woman have been seriously injured in separate incidents within 24 hours.

08

Australia strawberry scare: Woolworths halts sewing needle sales

BBC / Australia

The Australian supermarket giant says the move is a temporary one amid a strawberry safety scare.

06

Cane toad DNA breakthrough 'may help stop' toxic pest

BBC / Australia

It may help stop the animal's rapid and destructive march across Australia, researchers say.

Wednesday, Sep 19

20

Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour might have been found in US

BBC / Australia

Researchers in the US will release a 3D image on Friday before a planned excavation in 2019.

10

Strawberry needle scare: Australia PM vows crackdown on 'cowards'

BBC / News

PM Scott Morrison unveils strict new laws, amid alarm over needles hidden in strawberries.

07

Aboriginal man fights possible deportation from Australia

BBC / Australia

Daniel Love is not a citizen but he cannot be deported as a foreigner, his lawyers argue.

02

Good with food

www.bbc.co.uk

A top chef says his awards are owed to learning skills from indigenous Australian recipes and ingredients.

Qantas eyes non-stop London-Sydney flights

BBC / Business

The Australian airline wants to launch the service by 2022 - if the right planes are available by then.

Tuesday, Sep 18

14

Australian Paralympic medallist 'exaggerated symptoms'

BBC / Australia

A former coach and other athletes tell the BBC of suspicions about Paralympic athlete Amanda Reid.

10

Australia strawberry needle scare: Apple and banana fuel 'copycat' fears

BBC.com

Authorities are already investigating the "evil" sabotage of strawberries in every state.

09

England's Burgess 'happy for truth to be found' over 'sexting' claims

BBC / Sport

England international Sam Burgess is "happy for the truth to be found" following allegations his social media account was used to send lewd pictures to a woman in May.

Monday, Sep 17

21

Australia's elder abuse scandal 'beyond belief'

BBC / Australia

Chilling incidents have stirred public horror - now there will be a national inquiry.

14

Lynette Dawson: No remains found in podcast-famous mystery police dig

BBC / Asia

No remains are found during a police search at the former home of a Sydney woman who vanished in 1982.

05

Strawberry needle scare: Australia probe as 'vicious crime' widens

BBC / Asia

The government investigates the "vicious" sabotage of fruit, amid fears of copycat incidents.

Sunday, Sep 16

14

Sydney's Defqon 1 music festival: Authorities call for ban after two 'drugs deaths'

BBC / Asia

Two people died of suspected drugs overdoses at Sydney's Defqon One and hundreds sought help.

03

'Aspirin-a-day risky in old age' - major study

BBC / UK

A major study suggests elderly people in good health should not take the drug every day.