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22 March 2018 5:33 AM Flashback: The story behind Melbourne's Grand Prix coup

On the 90th anniversary of the first Australian Grand Prix Fairfax remembers the year that Melbourne snatched the race from Adelaide. A deal done behind the scenes, kept secret until the final minute, delivered a coup for Victoria. The race, which will be run around Albert Park Lake, will be held from 1997 for at least five years. Grand Prix week – probably 14

2 February 2018 3:16 AM Magistrate green lights Bangkok holiday for man on child sex charges

A 74-year-old Mandurah man on four counts of indecently dealing with his grandchild has been given permission to leave the country on a holiday to Bangkok. The man, who cannot be named, has not yet entered a plea to the charges. He applied to amend his bail in the Mandurah Magistrates Court this week so he could travel to Thailand with his wife from May 18 to April 18

18 January 2018 2:48 PM Malaysia Airlines flight MH122 lands in Alice Springs after 'loud noise, shaking'

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur has been diverted to Alice Springs after it suffered "technical issues" in the air on Thursday afternoon, with passengers reporting a loud noise coming from the side of the plane. Flight MH122, an A330-300, left Sydney Airport at 1.06pm and was meant to arrive at its destination at 6.30pm. However 20

12 January 2018 12:49 AM Emirates to end A380 services to Brisbane

The Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger plane, looks set to disappear from Brisbane skies later this year, with Emirates replacing its services with Boeing 777s from June. But the Dubai-based airline said the move, which would disappoint the city’s band of plane-watchers, might be only temporary. The A380 services between Brisbane, Dubai and Auckland 29

11 January 2018 10:26 PM Malaysia approves new search for MH370

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's government says it has approved a new attempt by a private company to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, nearly four years after its disappearance sparked one of aviation's biggest mysteries. The Houston, Texas-based company Ocean Infinity dispatched a search vessel this past week to look in the southern Indian 66

1 January 2018 7:17 AM Chinese paper warns Australia on 'interference' in South China Sea

Bangkok: A Chinese Communist Party-owned newspaper has published an article warning that Australia's "interference" in the flashpoint waters of the South China Sea may prompt China to "adopt strong countermeasures which will seriously impact Australian economic development". Zhang Ye, a researcher at the Chinese Naval Research Institute in Beijing, wrote 43

8 December 2017 5:43 AM Man admits trying to take control of Malaysia Airlines flight out of Melbourne

A Sri Lankan man has admitted trying to take control of a Malaysia Airlines flight out of Melbourne in a mid-air drama that forced the plane to turn back to Tullamarine. Manodh Marks, 25, pleaded guilty in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Friday to attempting to take control of Malaysia Airlines flight 128 bound for Kuala Lumpur on May 31. The charge 82

2 December 2017 2:47 AM Watchdog investigates AirAsia flight that turned left instead of right

Australia's air safety watchdog is investigating an AirAsia flight that turned left instead of right as it took off from Perth airport, a move it says was "contrary to standard instrument departure." The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said on Friday that an Indonesian AirAsia A320 was flying from Perth to Bali on November 24 when it was observed 61

29 October 2017 1:47 PM Andrea Dovizioso wins Malaysian Moto GP

SEPANG, Malaysia — Andrea Dovizioso won Sunday’s Malaysian MotoGP to keep alive his slim chance of winning his first world championship and ensuring this year’s title race will come down to the last round of the year. The Italian won his sixth race this season to narrow the gap to championship leader Marc Marquez to 21 points with only the Valencia Grand 45

28 October 2017 7:57 AM Pedrosa takes pole in Malaysia,Marquez 7th

Honda rider Dani Pedrosa has grabbed his third pole position of the season at the Malaysian Grand Prix, while MotoGP leader Marc Marquez has qualified seventh after crashing on his first flying lap. Spaniard Pedrosa lapped the Sepang International Circuit in one minute 59.212 seconds on Saturday to edge Frenchman Johann Zarco into second, with Andrea 50