Australia will have a Labour government, with the two remaining undeclared independent Australian MPs, Rob Oakeshott and Tony Windsor, finally declaring for the incumbents. But it will have only a one-seat majority in Parliament. An hour before the duo announced their support for Julia Gillard's party, the third kingmaker independent Bob Katter split away, and pledged his support to the Coalition of Tony Abbott. Read more: ABC and The Australian
The filming of The Beach permanently damaged the ecosystem on the Thai island it was located on.