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11:04 AM Police believe a blaze which started in the roof cavity of a Halal food shop in Canberra's northern suburbs earlier this month was suspicious.
Henry Belot 8:10 PM Canberrans headed to the south coast were frustrated by bumper-to-bumper traffic on Saturday afternoon.
Henry Belot 5:44 PM Christmas Day was not without crime in Canberra with men accused of robbing a taxi driver at knife-point, and others allegedly knocking a Condor man unconscious before stealing his possessions.
Tim Craig 1:36 PM Security forces have killed an alleged organiser of the Peshawar school massacre, the latest sign that the government and military are stepping up their assault on the Pakistani Taliban and other Islamist militant groups.
Matthew Raggatt 11:30 PM It has been a year of tributes for the family of former Canberra soldier Paul McKay, who died near the summit of a US mountain after last being seen alive on New Year's Eve 2013.
Matthew Raggatt 11:00 PM There are fears methamphatamine users may be wait longer for treatment due to funding cuts
Two men robbed a taxi driver at night point in the early hours of Saturday morning, police say.
Three men forced their way into a Canberra man's home on Christmas Day, knocked him unconscious and robbed him.
Megan Gorrey Drivers were the most likely victims of deadly smashes on ACT roads in the past five years, police crash data showed.
Ben Westcott 11:00 PM Animal rights groups are opposing a new report that recommends the government allow more native animals to be kept as pets.
Primrose Riordan Despite the cuts and redundancies, and warnings that we've squandered the biggest boom this country has seen, Canberrans opened their wallets and joined the annual Boxing Day retail pilgrimage.
Megan Gorrey It's difficult to know what to expect as you knock on a stranger's front door with news their loved one will never come home.
Wheelchair user Lud Kerec slams airline's 'archaic' plane access for people with disabilities at Canberra Airport
Clare Colley Boarding planes and disembarking onto the tarmac via stairs in all weather is common at Canberra Airport, but wheelchair users are in an even worse position.
Matthew Raggatt 3:00 PM Boaters heading to the NSW south coast during the summer break have been reminded to check conditions and wear their lifejackets, after those using boats and other watercraft made up a quarter of coastal drowning deaths last year.
Pallavi Singhal 12:15 AM Abbott is just shuffling the deck chairs on the sinking Titanic.
Ben Westcott 11:00 PM Engines are revving across the ACT as Canberra car lovers get ready to descend on Exhibition Park.
Tom McIlroy The ACT government is yet to finalise plans for its involvement in a New South Wales-led medicinal marijuana trial, which could see patients or researchers given access to the drug in Canberra.
Megan Gorrey They've smashed their cars into light poles, mounted curbs in the city's centre, uprooted trees and been spied as they staggered back behind the wheel.
Michael Inman A Canberra man who stole $360 during two knifepoint robberies has been jailed for almost four years.
Primrose Riordan Despite the downer weather, Canberrans cycled, gardened, walked their pups and picniced through Christmas Day.
Henry Belot Retailers across the ACT are hoping Canberrans spend big at Boxing Day sales to counter the worst retail growth prediction in Australia thanks to low consumer confidence.