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  • No doubting Ricciardo now, says Jones

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Put "baby-faced assassin" Daniel Ricciardo behind the wheel of a Mercedes and there would be no doubt he would take the Formula One title race to the wire, according to compatriot Alan Jones, Australia's last world champion. The...
  • Dendy and Nine Raise The Stakes in Australia's Online Video Sector

    HONG KONG - Independent cinema chain Dendy is to launch a VoD service next week in Australia. The move follows shortly after TV giant Nine Entertainment took a A$1 million stake in existing VoD platform QuickFlix. Dendy Direct will kick off on Aug. 6...
  • Pietersen joins Melbourne Stars in Big Bash League

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Axed England batsman Kevin Pietersen joined the Melbourne Stars on Monday to be the highest-profile signing of the new season of Australia's Big Bash League. Pietersen, who was sacked by England in February following the 5-0 Ashes...
  • A tale of two carbon taxes

    Australia has repealed its carbon tax, leaving climate advocates in the U.S. and abroad feeling disheartened. While the repeal has long been anticipated Prime Minister Tony Abbott campaigned to scrap the tax and has been gearing up to repeal it ever since...
  • Ford car-camo artist works his craft on Australia's new Falcon XR8

     
    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, Videos, Ford, Australia Ford is among the kings of concealment when it comes to test cars. On one recent Mustang SVT mule, the automaker went to the extreme of putting baffles over the exhausts to hide how many there were....
  • Ukraine separatists begin allowing access to Malaysian jet crash site

    Ukraine separatists begin allowing access to Malaysian jet crash site
    International investigators began gaining access Monday to the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed last week, as pro-Russia separatists holding the area turned over the plane’s flight recorders to Malaysian officials....
  • Australia's Marsh ruled out for four months by surgery

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia batsman Shaun Marsh is to have surgery on an injured elbow next week and will miss October's test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, Cricket Australia said on Tuesday. The 31-year-old, who played in the...
  • Jury out on effectiveness of quantitative easing globally: RBA's Stevens

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - The jury is out on whether the exceptional monetary polices pursued worldwide have worked to stimulate activity in the real economy, rather than just encouraging risk-taking in financial markets, Australia's central bank chief said on...
  • Ewan McGregor Starrer 'Son of a Gun' Finds Buyers Worldwide

    Australian heist thriller "Son of a Gun," which stars Ewan McGregor, has sold extensively following its Cannes market premiere. Altitude Film Sales has inked deals across Europe, Asia, South America and the Middle East. European sales include Benelux...
  • Cook has nowhere left to hide following Dhoni schooling

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - England skipper Alastair Cook is running out of time, excuses and places to hide after Mahendra Singh Dhoni's India became the latest side to expose his weaknesses with a thumping victory at Lord's to open a 1-0 lead in their five-...
  • Man who tried to smuggle cocaine in surfboard gets 5 years in prison

    Man who tried to smuggle cocaine in surfboard gets 5 years in prison
    A 31-year-old man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport with a hollowed-out surfboard containing nearly seven pounds of cocaine was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison. Jesse Edgardo Herrera, of Pomona, pleaded guilty in May to...
  • Dwayne Johnson's Quake Thriller 'San Andreas' Finally Shoots in San Francisco

    After serving as a rallying point for improving California's film incentive program, Dwayne Johnson's quake thriller "San Andreas" has started shooting its final scenes in San Francisco after most of the film was shot in Australia. The film's first...