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Friday, Apr 20

04

Australia bank inquiry ousts first executive amid fee scandal

BBC / Australia

The head of the nation's largest wealth manager steps down over a damaging fee scandal.

Former UK MP first to give data to medical database

BBC / Health

Former Culture Secretary Baroness Tessa Jowell hopes better cancer treatments can be developed.

Thursday, Apr 19

12

Australia will reduce sledging - new captain Paine

BBC / Sport

New Australia captain Tim Paine says the team will reduce their levels of sledging under his leadership.

11

Mother's courage inspires

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Denise McAuley met the drunk driver who caused the death of her daughter to find out why.

07

Commonwealth Bank charged fees to dead clients, inquiry hears

BBC / Australia

One Commonwealth Bank customer had been deceased for 11 years, an inquiry hears.

06

Philippines' Duterte says he ordered probe into Australian nun

BBC / Australia

The Philippines leader accuses the Australian of "disorderly conduct", in a warning to foreign critics.

Wednesday, Apr 18

20

Heatwaves 'cook' Great Barrier Reef corals

BBC / Science

Recurring spells of ocean warming impact the diversity of coral reef communities.

16

Australians split over plans to trap urban peacocks

BBC / Australia

City councils want to stop the bird population from growing and damaging the local ecosystem.

11

Langer tipped to become new Australia coach

BBC / Australia

Former batsman Justin Langer is set to be appointed Australia head coach, according to Australian media.

10

Canadian Melina Roberge jailed over cruise ship drug scheme

BBC / Australia

Melina Roberge was motivated by money and a chance to post "glamorous" photos, a judge says.

09

British tourist pleads not guilty to rugby star's assault

BBC / Australia

The UK man will contest charges that he punched Australia's rugby sevens captain James Stannard.

05

Surf event cancelled after attacks from 'actively aggressive sharks'

BBC / Australia

Australia's Margaret River Pro will not continue after two men were bitten nearby, officials say.

Tuesday, Apr 17

23

Why Canada is suing Australia over a magic possum

BBC / Australia

The Royal Canadian Mint claims an Australian Possum Magic-themed coin infringes on their patent.

18

Why a widower ran the Boston marathon

BBC / Australia

Peter Bayliss found a new mission after his wife, Lisa, died of a rare inherited disease.

10

Rugby Australia 'accepts' Folau's explanation in anti-gay row

BBC / Australia

Israel Folau did not mean to cause hurt by saying gay people would go to hell, Rugby Australia accepts.

03

Brisbane house fire: Three dead after 'explosion', police say

BBC / Australia

The bodies of two women and a man were found in a house in Brisbane, police say.

02

Going for a helicopter pub crawl in Australia

BBC / Australia

Tourism operators are offering a novel way to find a beer in Australia's vast outback.

Monday, Apr 16

20

Commonwealth Games: 20 great photos from Gold Coast 2018

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A selection of some of the best photographs taken during the Commonwealth Games.

07

Australia flesh-eating ulcer 'epidemic' a mystery, doctors say

BBC / Australia

Doctors say they are perplexed by a "worsening epidemic" in the state of Victoria.

03

Sydney bushfire deemed 'highly suspicious' as threat eases

BBC / Australia

Arson is suspected as the cause of a large blaze that has threatened homes, authorities say.

02

Things you might not know about the Commonwealth

BBC / Africa

As Commonwealth leaders meet in London, the BBC takes a look at the facts and figures behind this club of nations.

Sunday, Apr 15

17

'A new world order' - how England won netball gold

BBC / Sport

History suggested England would not beat Commonwealth Games hosts Australia to win a first major title, but they did.

11

Commonwealth Games: Has Gold Coast 2018 proved sport and politics can mix?

BBC / Australia

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be remembered for many moments of drama, but arguably its most important legacy will be in helping to bring about a shift in the way sport sees its role in wider society. It is often said sport and politics…

Australia bushfire threatens Sydney suburbs homes

BBC / Australia

Hundreds of firefighters are tackling the blaze as residents are told to seek shelter.

Friday, Apr 13

12

Pacific Dawn: Woman missing after fall from cruise ship

BBC / Australia

Australian authorities end the search for a passenger who fell overboard in the Coral Sea.

09

Commonwealth Games: Two Indians sent home for violating 'no-needles' policy

BBC / News

India intend to appeal on behalf of one of the two athletes sent home from the Commonwealth Games for violating the 'no-needles' policy.

Anger at Australia 'Anglo-Saxon' job ad

BBC / Australia

Telecommunications company Optus apologises after being accused of racism on social media.

Thursday, Apr 12

20

Commonwealth Games: It's not rare for athletes to go missing

BBC / Australia

Over the years, many athletes have used sporting events as the chance to start a new life elsewhere.

06

Rebel Wilson: Actress to recover legal fees in defamation case

BBC / Australia

After winning Australia's largest payout of its kind, the actress sought to recover her sizeable legal costs.

Wednesday, Apr 11

19

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

BBC

A guide to plans for the UK to leave the European Union, after the 2016 referendum.