Sydney siege: Australians use Twitter to counter Islamophobia

As the Sydney hostage drama entered its 11th hour, Australians took to social media to express solidarity with Muslim Australians who have faced abuse and intimidation in the country. WATCH:

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MotoGP pole: Another record for Marquez!

2014-10-18 08:00

Honda's Marc Marquez has taken his 12th pole start of the year - and so set yet another record in what is one of the most stellar careers in motorsport history.

Bacon-wrapped alligator with a chicken stuffed in its mouth

2014-05-13 16:13

Turducken for Australians.

Shark kills woman off Australia's east coast

2014-04-03 12:36

A woman was killed by a shark as she was swimming at a popular Australian beach resort. She had been swimming there for 14 years.

Another bizarre Australia story...

2014-02-28 13:08

A crocodile was found surfing the waves of Cable Beach in Australia this past weekend.

GM to axe 500 Oz jobs

2013-04-09 11:59

General Motors plans to shed 500 jobs in Australia because of weakening demand for its Holden (Chevrolet) Cruze and a high Australian dollar.

Hulkenberg's car woes continue

2013-03-18 09:44

Nico Hulkenberg's run of bad luck at the Australian Grand Prix continued when he was unable to even make it onto the grid for the start of the race.

Here's how F1 2013 will end...

2013-03-14 09:47

The start of the F1 season is also the time to stick one neck out... here's Wheels24's F1 writer DIETER RENCKEN's forecast for 2013.

Final leg surgery for Webber

2012-12-11 08:39

Mark Webber injured his right leg in a downhill mountain-biking accident. Now, four years later, he's had what he hopes will be the last restorative surgery.

Aussies shocked at murder

2012-09-30 11:57

Tens of thousands of people have marched through the Melbourne suburb where murdered Irish woman Jill Meagher was last seen alive.

Video report: Gunman takes hostages in Sydney

A gunman took an unknown number of people hostage inside a downtown Sydney chocolate shop and cafe at the height of Monday morning rush hour, with two people inside the cafe seen holding up a flag believed to contain an Islamic declaration of faith.

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Aussie daughters drink more than moms at same age

2014-06-27 12:05

Australian daughters in their early 20s are five times as likely to consume 30 glasses of alcohol a month compared with their mothers at the same age.

How to travel like royalty

2014-04-17 11:43

Want to travel like royalty? Here's your chance

WATCH: Boat followed by hundreds of sharks!

Watch as a school of sharks follow this boat off the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia.

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Australians are getting fatter

2013-04-16 10:15

Australians are smoking and drinking less than they were five years ago but are fatter and more anxious, according to a new survey profiling the nation's health.

Alonso: Red Bull fastest in F1

2013-03-19 08:33

Despite Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen outpacing Fernando Alonso by 12.5 seconds, the Ferrari ace warned: "Red Bull is clearly the fastest car in the field."

Australian GP qualifying postponed

2013-03-16 10:02

Pouring rain and number of crashes has resulted in the qualifying round of the 2013 Australian Grand Prix to be postponed to Sunday, March 17.

Armed Oz cops crash biker dens

2013-03-13 08:52

Hundreds of heavily armed police have swooped on motorcycle gangs in Sydney and its suburb and seized explosives, guns, drugs and cash.

Webber refuses 'supporting role'

2012-12-07 11:04

Mark Webber believes he can beat his team mate in 2013. Quite a high ambition considering Sebastian Vettel's third consecutive World title win in 2012.

Australia set for modest budget surplus

2012-05-06 11:59

Australia is on track for a modest budget surplus, says Treasurer Wayne Swan ahead of the unveiling of his fifth budget for the mining-powered economy.

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