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  1. Woodside nod for Apache buy

    Woodside nod for Apache buy

    Woodside Petroleum's proposed $US3.75 billion acquisition of a portfolio of Apache assets cleared a key hurdle this morning when it won approval from Australia's competition regulator.

  2. Guy Sebastian to make Eurovision history

    Guy Sebastian to make Eurovision history

    Australia's first ever contestant in the Eurovision song contest is Guy Sebastian, who says he plans on making an epic entrance.

  3. 'Drug lab' uncovered in police search

    'Drug lab' uncovered in police search

    Police uncovered an alleged drug lab during a search warrant at a Westminster property yesterday.

  4. Search warrant uncovers explosives

    Search warrant uncovers explosives

    Explosives, a detonator and a military projectile round were among the items police allegedly seized during a search warrant on a West Perth home yesterday.

  5. Smash and grab robbery at pawnbrokers

    Smash and grab robbery at pawnbrokers

    Police are looking for two men who stole jewellery during a smash and grab at a Cannington pawnbrokers yesterday.

  6. Rio cuts first 100 of 800 jobs

    The relentless cost drive dominating the iron ore industry entered its latest downward spiral yesterday, with the first 100 of an expected 800 Rio Tinto workers laid off across some of the giant's biggest mine sites.

  7. Explosions at two Perth ATMs

    Explosions at two Perth ATMs

    The arson and bomb squads are investigating explosions at two separate ATMs in Perth's southern suburbs this morning.

  8. Sculpture by the Sea struggling to survive

    Sculpture by the Sea struggling to survive

    Sculpture by the Sea is on life support after mining billionaire Gina Rinehart's company did not continue its sponsorship from last year.

  9. GoPro search for mystery surfer

    GoPro search for mystery surfer

    A snorkeller searching for lost fishing tackle north of Cottesloe Beach has discovered a GoPro camera which contains footage that may identify the owner.

  10. Fridges keep heat in economy

    Whitegoods and lounges are replacing new mines and LNG plants as the powerhouses of the Australian economy - but not fast enough to stem a likely lift in unemployment.

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