Wikinews:Briefs/June 11, 2006

The time is 18:00 (UTC) on June 11th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs.


Three inmates commit suicide at Guantanamo detention facility


Three inmates hung themselves with nooses made from their bedsheets at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Australian cabinet discounted potential security risks with nuclear energy


Australia's justice minister, Chris Ellison has said that the Australian federal cabinet did not consider security issues when it decided to setup an inquiry into nuclear power.

Australian opposition promises to scrap workplace agreements


Kim Beazley leader of the Australian opposition has promised to scrap workplace agreements introduced as part of the Howard government's controversial Workchoices industrial relations reforms.

Netherlands ease to 1-0 win in Group C

sports – football or soccer

Arjen Robben was the difference as the Netherlands won their first World Cup match 1-0 against Serbia and Montenegro in Leipzig, Germany, Sunday.

Biarritz defeat Toulouse to win French rugby championship

sports - rugby

Biarritz have defeated Stade Toulousain to win the 2005-06 Top 14 French rugby club championship.

Fernando Alonso wins British Grand Prix

sports – racing

Fernando Alonso for the first time in his career won the FIA Formula-1 British Gran Prix at the Silverstone Circuit.

Australia defeat England in rugby

sports - rugby

Australia has defeated England 34 points to three in the first of two rugby union test matches at Sydney's Telstra Stadium.

Rice beats Oklahoma in first round of NCAA Super Regional, 10-4

sports - baseball

The Rice University baseball team defeated the University of Oklahoma 10-4 in the first game of the NC-Double-A Super Regional.

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