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Year in review: Disasters, political upheaval, killings... and a wedding
Year in review: Disasters, political upheaval, killings... and a wedding

In Australia, 2011 was a year where natural disasters were almost matched by political turmoil, and where the quiet dignity…

Queensland 'on road to recovery'

Queensland's recovery has taken giant strides forward after a summer of floods and Cyclone Yasi, teh state premier says.

Trans-Tasman disasters bring new tourism bond

The Christchurch earthquake has generated new cooperation between Australian and New Zealand tourism authorities, with New…

Kiwis denied Yasi payments

Expat New Zealanders hit by Tropical Cyclone Yasi have joined a growing number of disaster victims denied recovery payments…

World

Loyal fans flock to Cosby Loyal fans flock to Cosby

As Bill Cosby's stand-up tour crumbled with shows…

Hostage: Beheading death likely Hostage: Beheading death likely

British journalist and Islamic State (Isis) group…

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Confidence back from 7 month low

Australian consumer confidence rebounded this month from a seven-month low on expectations that damage to the economy from…

Australia: The Great Shrinking Land

In a rare moment of unity, Australia's political leaders joined to mourn the victims of a catastrophic summer.

Cyclone Yasi an ill wind for global sugar
Cyclone Yasi an ill wind for global sugar

World sugar output will probably fall short of demand after Cyclone Yasi smashed Queensland crops, driving prices to a 30-year…

A blue day helps to raise the spirits

The Bruce Highway south of Cairns is a road to hope and despair.

Cyclone Yasi

Suncorp: We're not overexposed

Queensland's largest insurer, Suncorp Group, is not overexposed to the flood ravaged state, chief executive Patrick Snowball…

Day after Yasi: delay and despair

Yesterday was known as "the day after Yasi" for thousands of North Queenslanders. On talkback radio and on the side of…

Cyclone Yasi: Damage means bread will go up

Bread prices are expected to rise in New Zealand after Cyclone Yasi dealt another blow to Queensland's wheat, sugar and…

Storm names follow strict alphabetical order

A troublesome child called Zaka could soon be at your doorstep. The Arabic name, meaning intelligent or honest, is next…

Reality yet to sink in for Yasi victims

People across north Queensland are returning to homes destroyed by Cyclone Yasi, but for many the reality of their loss…

Floods, Yasi stamp their mark on 2011

The summer of 2011 was already going to go down in Queensland's history for all the wrong reasons.

Cyclone Yasi: Like the thunder of hooves

Personal stories of how Kiwis hunkered down as Cyclone Yasi surged through north Queensland.

Stormchaser looks into cyclone's heart

A stormchaser has told how he tied himself to a tree, strapped on a helmet and went into the core of Cyclone Yasi.

Queensland counts Yasi's huge cost

Cyclone Yasi, despite causing massive damage, did not leave anyone dead or seriously injured.

NZ's cooler waters protect us from the worst storms
NZ's cooler waters protect us from the worst storms

Only a freakish combination of weather conditions could see a storm with the force of Cyclone Yasi reach…

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