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Primrose Riordan 1:26 PM Despite the downer weather, Canberrans cycled, gardened, walked their pups and picniced through Christmas Day.
10:31 PM A Kambah house has been damaged by a fire in its living room on Christmas Eve.
6:44 PM Christmas has come early for one incredibly lucky Canberra family who now have 30 million reasons to celebrate.
5:08 PM With temperatures expected to stay warm for the rest of the week, ACT Health is urging people to stay safe in the heat this festive season.
Police said they seized 285 1.5 gram packets of synthetic marijuana during a raid on the Butts N Brew store in Calwell on Wednesday.
Primrose Riordan While the perpetrator is yet to surface, colleagues of former Canberra public servant and Kris Kringle disaster victim have reached out to say they regret the affair.
Ross Peake Public servants' annual days off at risk from hardline approach to pay negotiations, says the union.
Michael Inman A leading NSW anti-corruption figure has been appointed to hear David Harold Eastman’s bid to avoid a retrial.
Henry Belot Despite losing funding for a long-running migrant English program, the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) hopes to find new roles for staff.
Primrose Riordan and Luca Lombardo Police urge safe holiday driving after a Canberra teen escaped a fatal collision when speeding over a rail crossing.
Henry Belot A controversial hunting festival on the NSW south coast will sell firearms and ammunition, and host an air rifle range next year despite opposition from community groups who fear the creep of gun culture.
Tom McIlroy and Primrose Riordan The Gambling and Racing Commission has cleared the way for Canberra's declining casino to be bought out by Hong Kong billionaire Tony Fung.
David Ellery The atrocious violence of the Lindt Cafe hostage drama has cast a shadow over Christmas 2014, leaving it a confused celebration, the Vicar General of the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn, Bishop Trevor Edwards, has said in his Christmas message.
Megan Gorrey Inmates spending Christmas Day behind bars in the ACT will tuck into a festive spread of ham, turkey and pudding with custard.
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Michael Inman and Henry Belot A Canberra court has thrown out lawsuit by a man who claims Westpac Bank caused him to develop a fear of shopping centres and suffered a loss of libido.
A 21-year-old Torrens man was arrested on Tuesday in connection to an alleged attack on an 82-year-old man outside his Pearce home on September 22.
Michael Inman A Canberra man has won a $85,000 payout after part of his ear was bitten off at northside nighspot.
Luca Lombardo Last minute beer run? Forgot a present for Aunty Ethel? Someone sprained an ankle in backyard cricket? Here's a handy guide to what's open and when in Canberra this Christmas period.
Tom McIlroy Hundreds of political junkies and last-minute Christmas shoppers are lining up to meet former prime minister Julia Gillard in the city.
Henry Belot The NRMA has called on supermarket petrol chains to quit acting like Scrooges and show Canberrans some Christmas love.