Australia en Azaria Chamberlain was taken by a dingo in 1980, Australian coroner finds (UPDATE) "I'm so sorry for your loss - time does not remove the sadness and pain," the coroner said. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Asia-Pacific Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:10:00 +0000 Hélène Hofman 5707558 at News Corp could be split up, Wall Street Journal reports The Murdoch family would remain in control of both new companies, the News Corp-owned Wall Street Journal reports.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Companies Media News News Corp. Rupert Murdoch Business Entertainment United Kingdom United States Tue, 26 Jun 2012 13:48:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5709449 at News Corp to be split in two, Rupert Murdoch confirms <!--paging_filter--><p>News Corp. has confirmed that it plans to divide its publishing and entertainment assets into two separate companies.&nbsp;</p> <p>The board gave its approval yesterday for management to pursue the move, according to the firm&#39;s <a href="">statement</a>.</p> <p><strong>More from Globalpost: <a href="">News Corp. to be split up?</a></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Companies Media News News Corp. Rupert Murdoch Business United Kingdom United States Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:44:03 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5709800 at 'Pay up or die': Australians receive extortion text message "Sum1 paid me to kill you. get spared, 48hrs to pay $5000. If you inform the police or anybody, death is promised...E-mail me now:," read the text.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Weird Wide Web Mon, 23 Jul 2012 14:38:23 +0000 Jill Langlois 5713015 at British cyclists have a secret weapon: electric hot pants The idea is to keep athletes' thigh and butt muscles at optimum temperature – around 38 degrees Celsius – right up until they take to the track. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2012 London Olympics Australia World At Play United Kingdom Tue, 31 Jul 2012 15:54:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5714354 at Australian solo island-dweller faces court eviction An Australian man who's lived alone on a remote island since 1993 could face a court eviction from the land he holds a 43-year lease on, reported the Telegraph, in a curious twist in the tale of Australia's "Robinson Crusoe." <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Travel/Tourism Culture & Lifestyle Offbeat Weird Wide Web Sun, 26 Aug 2012 15:48:45 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5717211 at Tasmanian devils may be getting nicer for survival, new study finds (VIDEO) Tasmanian Devils, Australia's famously cantankerous predatoray marsupials, may be becoming kinder and gentler in the interest of survival. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Asia-Pacific Wildlife News Science Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:56:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5718214 at Qantas and Emirates to form major alliance As part of the deal, Qantas will move its hub for European flights from Singapore to Dubai.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Companies Dubai Middle East Thu, 06 Sep 2012 23:44:00 +0000 News Desk 5718400 at China angers Australia over support for Fiji <p>Why is China&#39;s financial support of Fiji incensing Australia?</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia China Fiji World Leaders Diplomacy Politics Fri, 28 Sep 2012 20:40:05 +0000 Adam Taylor, Business Insider 5720926 at Enormous radio satellite begins scanning the heavens in Western Australia (VIDEO) Using radio waves to determine how the universe began? Believe it: the enormous new Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder will use 36 40-foot-long antennas to monitor radio waves from space, in an ambitious scientific project that hopes to find out more about our planet's origins.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Asia-Pacific Science Fri, 05 Oct 2012 19:37:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5721744 at Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard misogyny speech rewrites dictionary (VIDEO) “If he wants to know what misogyny looks like in modern Australia, he doesn’t need a motion in the House of Representatives; he needs a mirror,” Gillard said. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia World Leaders Asia-Pacific Politics Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:20:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5722865 at Air Canada flight crew, passengers help rescue stranded Aussie sailor Passengers passed the flight crew binoculars to aid their search as the plane dropped to 3,700 feet. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Asia-Pacific Canada Wed, 17 Oct 2012 17:56:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5722898 at Aussie PM Julia Gillard takes a tumble in India (VIDEO) "The Prime Minister was spread-eagled and broke her fall with her hands."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia India Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:18:00 +0000 News Desk 5722902 at Julia Gillard unveils Australia's plan to strengthen ties to Asia Julia Gillard, Australia's Prime Minister, announced a plan on Sunday to significantly increase the country's ties to Asia. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia World Leaders Business Asia-Pacific Diplomacy Politics China Global Economy Sun, 28 Oct 2012 14:08:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5724164 at 'Virgins Wanted' director could be charged with sex trafficking In a letter to Brazil's foreign minister, Attorney General João Pedro de Saboia Bandeira de Mello Filho said the film's director should be stopped from "executing the crime."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia Brazil Mon, 29 Oct 2012 20:36:34 +0000 Jill Langlois 5724345 at