Reviewer: JANE FREEBURY his playful, charming French comedy of manners weighs in on a tricky issue, and manages to leave everyone with a smile on their face.
MEGAN DOHERTY 5:08pm The ACT Government is unlikely to reap any financial benefit from the taxpayer-funded Skywhale's proposed appearances overseas.
3:46pm Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at a supermarket in Canberra's south on Friday.
NOEL TOWELL 2:28pm Gay couples who wed in Canberra on the weekend knew they ran the risk that their marriages would be knocked down by the High Court, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.
CHRISTOPHER KNAUS 1:31pm An army sergeant has denied he lied to superiors to help cover his tracks after realising police had linked him with a rape in a Canberra hotel room last year.
MEGAN DOHERTY 1:16pm Canberra's new fashion market, Hustle and Scout, returns to NewActon on Saturday with 10 more stalls and lots of groovy happenings, expanding into the just-opened Hotel Hotel.
FLETA PAGE 11:18am Students in the ACT have ranked top or equal top of the nation across all 20 areas tested in the 2013 National Assessment Program for Literacy and Numeracy, the national report released today shows.
MEGAN DOHERTY 12:25pm If you think Christmas has gone to the dogs with all its stress and consumerism, then these festive pooches - and one slightly grinchy cat - may put a smile back on your dial.
9:49am Police have arrested two people following an alleged assault and molotov cocktail attack on the Subway store in Manuka on Thursday night.
9:34am A 29-year-old man of no fixed abode will face the ACT Magistrates Court charged over a serious assault in Bonython on Thursday.
1:26pm Police have arrested a 45-year-old Red Hill man after he was allegedly caught drink-driving for the sixth time and caught driving with a disqualified licence.
TEGAN OSBORNE 7:00am Bringing you breaking news from across the capital and beyond, including weather, traffic updates, and what the capital is talking about.
IAN WARDEN Some animals disappoint when you meet them in the flesh (the okapi and the capybara seem especially overrated) but camels never do.
Hannah Purdy A perfectly-timed photograph of a snake capturing a frog caught the judges' attention in the 2013 Canberra Times Spring photo competition.
MATTHEW RAGGATT Sue Gage has devoted much of her life to the RSPCA, writes Matthew Raggatt, and she has weathered some tough challenges.
Emily Woods A store Santa has to know all about Battroborgs and Snuggle pets, and be up to date on the latest Lego trends.
LARISSA NICHOLSON A project which saw a church hall opened as a homeless shelter one night a week throughout winter might be expanded.
NOEL TOWELL The APS has the right to sack bureaucrats who make false bullying claims, the Fair Work Commission has found.
NOEL TOWELL The Australian Taxation Office has nearly 4700 desks sitting empty in its workplaces across Australia.
LARISSA NICHOLSON The Women's Information and Referral Centre in Civic will close on Friday, despite a campaign to keep it operating.
Emily Woods Former prime minister Bob Hawke spoke about the legacy of peace, freedom and forgiveness left by Nelson Mandela.
MEGAN DOHERTY The LDA maintains it did alert Campbell residents that it was about to start removing asbestos from a building site.
ROSS PEAKE Despite furious demands for national leadership on gay marriage, Prime Minister Tony Abbott remained mute on Thursday amid the tumultuous reaction to the High Court's unanimous decision to strike out the ACT same-sex legislation.
Lisa Cox, Michael Inman and Peter Jean The ACT government and marriage equality advocates have clashed over further attempts to legalise same-sex marriage.
JOHN THISTLETON The builders that built Canberra pushed themselves to the brink and wheeled and dealed through economic booms and busts.
MICHAEL INMAN Defendants could be forced to choose between a solicitor and barrister for criminal matters under tightened controls on grants.
SALLY PRYOR What do you do when faced with an empty room and hundreds of entertainment-hungry children in the middle of a highbrow art exhibition?
12:38pm The pick of what to do in the National Capital.
Lyn Mills I’d never heard of Arturo Prat Chacon but I can now give a pretty good retelling of the story of his demise.
What's happening in the music scene around Canberra until the end of the year.
PETER JEAN The ACT legislative Assembly is likely to reintroduce civil unions for same-sex couples in the wake of the High Court’s decision to quash the territory’s marriage equality law.
MATTHEW RAGGATT Canberra service stations have begun running out of gas as multiple Cootes Transport trucks remain off-road, disrupting deliveries throughout the ACT and New South Wales.
Defiant supporters of same-sex marriage are shifting their focus to the federal government after the High Court struck out the ACT's laws.
Hamish Boland-Rudder and Tom McIlroy Waiting for Thursday's landmark ruling on the ACT same-sex marriage legislation, Michelle Stockwell studied the Australian coat-of-arms outside the High Court.
CHRISTOPHER KNAUS There is ''extremely strong support'' that a mixture of DNA found in a Civic hotel room matches an army sergeant and his alleged rape victim, a court has heard.
Crispin Hull The High Court has cleared the way for a federal law on same-sex marriage, even though it struck down the ACT law providing for them.
Lisa Cox, Michael Inman and Ross Peake Reaction to the High Court's decision on same-sex marriage laws.
Michael Inman, Lisa Cox, Ross Peake The High Court has overturned Australia’s first same-sex marriage law.
BEN WESTCOTT Kicks Entertainment has cancelled the inaugural Momentum Under-18s dance festival less than a week before it was due to begin at the University of Canberra.
TEGAN OSBORNE Bringing you breaking news from across the capital and beyond, including weather, traffic updates, and what the capital is talking about.
A man is in a serious but stable condition, after being freed from his car by firefighters using the jaws of the life following a crash in Canberra's south overnight.
IAN WARDEN Handel's Messiah season is upon us in this history-conscious year.
CHRIS DUTTON Manuka Oval curator Brad van Dam says the iconic Canberra venue can prove itself ''one of the big boys'' of Australian sport.
IAN WARDEN After Wednesday's rapturous Ready Steady Wiggle! concert it seems remarkable the nation waited 21 years for its first female Wiggle.
SALLY PRYOR Appointing new directors for two of the country's biggest cultural institutions is not something to be rushed: Minister's office.
MEGAN DOHERTY The big stories of Canberra's history have been important in this centenary year but perhaps the ones that will resonate the loudest will be the so-called little ones, the personal tales of its residents.
ROSS PEAKE The National Capital Exhibition overlooking Lake Burley Griffin is losing its attraction for visitors to Canberra, particularly for those from overseas.
ROSS PEAKE Canberra's commuters could save thousands of dollars a year by catching the bus to work, says a report to be published on Thursday.
HAMISH BOLAND-RUDDER It's not just the loss of skill and quality that worries Canberra Holden enthusiast Colin Tierney after the decision to cease production by 2017.
Lisa Cox and Stephanie Anderson The debate over same-sex marriage in Australia will reach a critical juncture on Thursday when the High Court hands down its findings in the Commonwealth's case against the ACT government.