Talk:14 killed by bushfires in Australia

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Out of date already - 25 confirmed dead, many missing.[edit]

We can't have the number in the title - what about February 7 Victorian bushfires, same as Wikipedia, at least for now? BenAveling (talk) 22:22, 7 February 2009 (UTC)

The WP title doesn't conform to our style guide; headlines need a verb since for news to be news something needs to have happened, and it is an event that the article focuses on, rather than a noun or group of nouns like a Wikipedia article. I do agree we should perhaps look at updating and retitling this. When it becomes out of date tomorrow (as it likely will) it will be time for a new article titled something like Death toll rises in Australian bushfires. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 22:48, 7 February 2009 (UTC)

The death toll continues to rise - see here. There are expected to be more deaths as emergency workers are able to get into affected areas. The enwiki article is now called w:2009 Victorian bushfires. -- Mattinbgn (talk) 00:40, 8 February 2009 (UTC) Now 49 confirmed dead [1] —Preceding unsigned comment added by Mattinbgn (talkcontribs) 06:02, 8 February 2009 (UTC)

previous stories[edit]

There are three previous stories that might be worth mentioning:

John Vandenberg (talk) 14:23, 8 February 2009 (UTC)