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US 'preparing indictment against Julian Assange' of WikiLeaks

BBC / US / Canada

The media reports come as an unsealed filing in a separate court case hints at charges.

11

Japan PM in historic visit to Darwin 76 years after bombing

BBC / Australia

Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese leader to visit the Australian city since it was bombed in 1942.

05

Rebel Wilson: Actress loses bid to reclaim record defamation payout

BBC / Australia

The actress will not reclaim a multi-million dollar payout, despite winning a defamation case.

02

Melbourne shipwreck beer back in Glasgow after 150 years

BBC / Australia

Diver Jim Anderson discovered the 150-year-old Tennent's stout on a sunken clipper off the coast of Australia.

Apec: What China wants from the Pacific

www.bbc.co.uk

There's a bar joke going around Port Moresby these days about how the Chinese agreed to fund the construction of the city's main boulevard. On a recent trip to Beijing, or so goes the tale, Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister told the…

Thursday, Nov 15

14

Climate change: Worries over CO2 emissions from intensifying wildfires

BBC / Australia

Rising numbers of extreme wildfires could result in a significant increase in CO₂ emissions, scientists have warned.

02

Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty: Sibling rivalry made me write books

BBC / Australia

Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty's new novel has already been snapped up by a Hollywood star.

Wednesday, Nov 14

13

Indian Premier League: Mitchell Starc released by Kolkata Knight Riders 'by text'

BBC / Australia

Australia bowler Mitchell Starc says he has been dropped from his contract with Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders - by text.

12

Paraplegic athlete 'forced to urinate in bottle' on flight

BBC / Asia

The athlete says flyDubai could not supply him with a wheelchair on a seven-hour flight.

02

Papua New Guinea: Hosting a regional summit in the least likely of locations

BBC / Asia

Impoverished Papua New Guinea rolls out cruise ships and Maseratis to host leaders from across the region.

Tuesday, Nov 13

16

John Hastings: Former Durham, Worcestershire and Australia all-rounder retires

BBC / Australia

Ex-Durham, Worcestershire and Australia all-rounder John Hastings retires with a lung condition causing him to cough up blood.

04

Melbourne car attack: James Gargasoulas guilty of six murders

BBC / Asia

James Gargasoulas drove his car into pedestrians in Melbourne, killing six and injuring 27 others.

Monday, Nov 12

07

Australia strawberry scare: Accused saboteur 'motivated by spite'

BBC / Australia

A woman accused of hiding needles in strawberries may have wanted revenge, a court hears.

02

The digital epidemic killing Indians

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India has seen a rise in public lynchings caused by social media messages spreading fake news.

Sunday, Nov 11

00

Australia thrash Ireland to top Group B at World T20

BBC / Australia

Australia easily beat Ireland by nine wickets in Guyana to top Group B after two matches at the Women's World Twenty20.

18

Trolley man: Funds flood in for Melbourne's homeless hero

BBC / Australia

Thousands donate to help a homeless man who tackled a Melbourne knife attacker using a trolley.

11

Australia strawberry scare: Woman arrested in Queensland

BBC / Australia

A 50-year-old woman is arrested over the Australian food scare, where needles were hidden in fruit.

Saturday, Nov 10

21

Wales end 10-year wait to beat Australia

BBC / Sport

Dan Biggar's late penalty hands Wales their first win over Australia since 2008, ending a 13-game losing streak.

Friday, Nov 9

12

Melbourne attack: Man shot dead after fire and fatal stabbing

BBC

The man, who was known to police, set a car on fire before stabbing three people, one fatally.

10

Joy as conjoined twin babies separated

BBC / Asia

The 15-month-old girls from Bhutan are "doing very well", Australian surgeons say.

Thursday, Nov 8

00

Australia deaths: Family found dead near broken-down vehicle in outback

BBC / Australia

Four bodies have been found near a broken-down vehicle in the nation's remote centre.

13

Autumn International: Australia make four changes for Wales clash

BBC / Australia

Australia make four changes to the side that lost against New Zealand for Saturday's Autumn international against Wales.

09

Australia ramps up Pacific spending amid China debate

BBC / Australia

A new multi-billion dollar fund is widely seen as an attempt to counter China's influence.

Wednesday, Nov 7

20

'Oldest animal painting' discovered in Borneo

BBC / Science

The earliest known painting of an animal has been identified in a cave on the island of Borneo.

19

Why Australia is worried about upsetting Indonesia

BBC / Australia

Canberra needs Jakarta more than vice versa, experts say, and the relationship is on shaky ground.

07

Pat Howard becomes latest senior figure to leave Cricket Australia

BBC / Australia

High performance manager Pat Howard becomes the latest senior figure to leave Cricket Australia after the ball-tampering scandal.

Tuesday, Nov 6

13

Rebel Wilson 'deeply sorry' for plus-sized claims

BBC / Australia

The Australian actress says she "neglected to show the proper respect" to other plus-sized women.

09

Melbourne Cup: The Cliffsofmoher dies after injury in Australian race

BBC / Australia

Last year's Derby runner-up The Cliffsofmoher suffers a fatal injury in the Melbourne Cup won by Cross Counter.

Runaway train derailed in Australia after 50 minutes

BBC / Asia

It travelled at high speed for 50 minutes with no-one aboard before being forcibly derailed.

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Melbourne Cup: Cross Counter first British-trained horse to win Australia's famous race

BBC / Sport

Cross Counter makes history by becoming the first British-trained racehorse to win the Melbourne Cup.