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BP chair accused of patronising spill victims
The chairman of BP has faced further criticism over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, this time over comments about the victims of the environmental disaster.

Police chase accused 'deliberately ran girls down'
Papers tendered to a Sydney court allege a man deliberately drove into two girls in the hope that police would stop chasing him.

AFL figure sorry for 'cannibal' remark
Former Richmond footballer Mal Brown has apologised "unreservedly" for referring to Aboriginal players as cannibals and denies he is a racist.

Teen charged with Indian student's murder
Police have charged a 15-year-old boy over the murder of Indian student Nitin Garg in Melbourne earlier this year.

Town farewells fallen soldier
A funeral for one of the Australian soldiers killed recently in Afghanistan is underway at Gayndah in Queensland's north Burnett.