Gulf Times - Australia
Australian dog receives police honours for keeping lost child safe

Australian dog receives police honours for keeping lost child safe

A deaf and partially blind dog that kept a lost three-year-old girl safe in Australian bushland overnight was awarded police honours Saturday after leading rescuers to the child.

Thermomix in Australia fined 4.6 million dollars over defective product

Thermomix in Australia fined 4.6 million dollars over defective product

Thermomix in Australia was Wednesday ordered to pay a fine of 4.6 million dollars (3.5 million US dollars) for knowingly selling kitchen appliances that could potentially injure users ...

Australia exported 'listeria-tainted melons to 9 countries'

Australia exported 'listeria-tainted melons to 9 countries'

Between January 17 and April 6, Australia reported 19 confirmed and one probable case of listeriosis, all of whom were hospitalised. Seven died.

Australia's Warner follows Smith, Bancroft in accepting sanctions

Australia's Warner follows Smith, Bancroft in accepting sanctions

Australia's David Warner has joined former captain Steve Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft in accepting sanctions imposed on him by his cricket board for his role in last month's ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

Commonwealth Games open in Australian city

Commonwealth Games open in Australian city

The 21st Commonwealth Games have begun in the Australian city of Gold Coast in front of 35,000 spectators at the Carrara Stadium.

Prince Charles kicks off his 16th tour of Australia

Prince Charles kicks off his 16th tour of Australia

Britain's Prince Charles officially kicked off his 16th tour of Australia alongside wife Camilla on Wednesday as his father Philip was admitted to hospital in London for planned hip surgery.

Steve Smith says he won't be challenging 12-month ban

Steve Smith says he won't be challenging 12-month ban

Former captain Steve Smith said on Wednesday he desperately wants to play for Australia again but will not be challenging a 12-month ban for a ball-tampering scandal that rocked cricket.

Philander shines as South Africa beat Australia; take series 3-1

Philander shines as South Africa beat Australia; take series 3-1

Vernon Philander sent Australia crashing to defeat with a sensational spell of bowling on the fifth day of the fourth Test against Australia at the Wanderers Stadium on Tuesday.

Australia raises travel warning for Russia amid diplomatic row

Australia raises travel warning for Russia amid diplomatic row

Australians travelling in Russia were warned on Sunday of the possibility of harassment due to heightened tensions over the two countries' tit-for-tat expulsion of diplomats.

Commonwealth Games to restore Australia's reputation, say organisers

Commonwealth Games to restore Australia's reputation, say organisers

Bullish hosts Australia said the Commonwealth Games will restore the country's battered sporting reputation on Saturday after a cricket ball-tampering scandal which drew criticism from around the world.

Lehmann resigns as disgraced cricket trio return to Australia

Lehmann resigns as disgraced cricket trio return to Australia

Darren Lehmann, who had previously told reporters he would not stand aside, said that his decision was due in part to the abuse his family received.

Cricket Australia loses major sponsor over players' 'conspiracy' to cheat

Cricket Australia loses major sponsor over players' 'conspiracy' to cheat

The Australian cricket team lost a major sponsor and a host of large companies tore up branding deals with individual players on Thursday as the fallout of a ball-tampering scandal tore into the financial core...