Sunday, 31 July 2011

Serena Williams eases past Maria Sharapova in California quarter-final (BBC)

Don't mess with the Queen,
Serena smashed Maria,
Eyes on the final.

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Spicks tunes up for Specktacular hurrah (SMH)

Spicks and Specks farewell,
Music quiz show live on stage,
A loved Aussie gem.

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Saturday, 30 July 2011

Billy gets tired and goes to bed (Hai-news)

I can't be bothered,
All the news is dead today,
I'm going to bed.

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Thursday, 28 July 2011

Man jailed for wife's brutal hammer murder (The Age)

As children plea stop,
Man kills his wife with hammer,
Twenty-two years jail.

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Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Dolphin hunts with electric sense (BBC)

Dolphins on the hunt,
Electric fields seek out prey,

Electrifying.

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Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Blanchett auctions herself for charity (ABC)

For youth charity,
Lunch with star to be auctioned,
Cate under hammer.

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Sunday, 24 July 2011

Amy Winehouse found dead, aged 27 (BBC)

Amy 'Back to Black',
Gifted musician found dead,
Aged twenty-seven.


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Cadel Evans to be Australia's first Tour de France winner (The Australian)

Ride to remember,
An Aussie takes the yellow,
Evans wins in France!

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Suspect confirms responsibility for attacks on Norway (SMH)

Ninety-four are dead,
Explosions and mass shooting,
Man admits cruel acts.

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Thursday, 21 July 2011

Hinch sentenced to home detention (ABC)

Guilty of contempt,
Two weeks after surgery,
Hot-talker is gagged.

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Wednesday, 20 July 2011

UN to declare famine in parts of drought-hit Somalia (BBC)

Children malnourished,
Worst seen drought in fifty years,
Famine is declared.


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Tuesday, 19 July 2011

World Cup final sets Twitter record (ABC)

World tweets for football,
New 'tweets per second' record,
Japan win World Cup!

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Monday, 18 July 2011

Lost US love letter delivered 53 years late (SBS)

Love declaration,
Received 53 years late,
A lifetime gone by.

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Sunday, 17 July 2011

Carmageddon: Los Angeles 'averts traffic gridlock' (BBC)

Near 'carmageddon',
Fears Aerosmith might sing rose,
Gridlock averted.

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J Lo and Marc Anthony announce divorce (ABC)

If Marc had her love...
She's still Jenny from the block,
Though their marriage ends.

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Friday, 15 July 2011

Katy Perry insists she sounds like a Smurf (music-news.com)

Sing that cartoon tune,
Perry plays Smurfette in film,
No acting required.

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Thursday, 14 July 2011

US, Japan to clash in final (SBS)

US chicks can score,
Japanese women have balls,
Who will win World Cup?

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Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Screaming match confronts Julia Gillard on visit to Brisbane shops (news.com.au)

In Green House climate,
PM defends carbon tax,
'Lies' spark screaming match.

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Last day at work for Billy Tusker (Hai-news)

HUGE loss for Sensis,
HUGE contributor resigns,
Such a huge ego ;)

Monday, 11 July 2011

Friday, 8 July 2011

Fans, stars say farewell to Harry Potter (ABC)

Muggles wait in line,
World of wizardry to end,
Last Potter film screens.

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Thursday, 7 July 2011

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Rare-Earth Reserves Are Found on Pacific Ocean Floor (WSJ)

A sea mud resource,
Rare-earth minerals found deep,
Extraction challenge.

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Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Australia's NSW police get new burka powers (BBC)

New law is enforced,
'Clarity and certainty',
Show face or face jail.

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Monday, 4 July 2011

Cornwall wedding vending machine wins global interest (BBC)

Weddings made easy,
Marriage vended for one pound,
Press '1' for 'I do'.

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Sunday, 3 July 2011

Decapitated corpses dumped at Mexican newspapers (Telegraph)

Extreme threat message,
Men dumped at newspaper doors,
Decapitated.

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Friday, 1 July 2011

Woman charged after kissing preacher at gay pride event (msnbc.com)

Lip-smacked at gay pride,
Preacher claims simple assault,
Preachers should stay home.

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