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12:56 PM More than 70 drivers were caught using a hand-held mobile phone on Canberra's roads in June, prompting police to remind drivers it was like "driving blind-folded".
Megan Gorrey 12:55 PM Mystery surrounds the eerie sight of a man dressed as an undertaker who has been spotted gliding through the morning mist on Lake Burley Griffin in a kayak fashioned as a coffin.
Christopher Knaus 12:50 PM An artist accused of sexually assaulting a young girl told police he had nothing to hide.
9:02 AM Traffic, weather, top stories and today's cartoon in one click.
Scott Hannaford 3:00 AM Increasing temperatures are turning the world's male lizards into a pack of girls - literally.
Kirsten Lawson 10:29 PM Seven owners of Mr Fluffy homes have refused to take part in the government's buyback, and with the deadline passed are now on their own.
Christopher Knaus 8:41 PM Former ambassador to Spain said the pair were 'incredibly distressed' during a sleepless flight to Canberra, where police were waiting to interview them.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM We begin today's column, which will prove to be about the ancient history of housing in Canberra, basking in the news that we have a brand new reader to add to the several dozen this column already has.
Megan Gorrey 7:45 PM Residential property values in the ACT rose by much less than most Australian capital cities, increasing by just 2.4 per cent in the year to June.
Michael Inman 11:15 PM An unimpaired motorcyclist has been suspended and fined for drug-driving after tests found traces of cannabis in his system from four days earlier.
Megan Gorrey 11:30 PM The Australian Education Union ACT will hold a special branch meeting after a revised offer which is expected to be sent out to teachers and school leaders on Thursday.
Michael Inman 4:42 PM Armed robber already serving an 11 year sentence, gets another 16 years and ordered to pay back $30,000.
Jil Hogan 4:16 PM Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend.
Ian Warden 11:45 PM One hundred years ago, the idea of forced enlistment of "loafers" and "shirkers" by conscription was gaining popularity.
Tom McIlroy 3:12 PM $800m light rail line and Mr Fluffy asbestos buyback scheme in the sights of ACT auditor-general.
Megan Gorrey 3:01 PM Thick fog which blanketed Canberra on Wednesday morning should give way to clear skies and freezing mornings on the weekend.
11:45 PM Canberra patients set to become first in Australia to access public dialysis services at night.
Dan Bigna 10:35 AM A fringe festival for Canberra would provide an excellent opportunity for a program of good-quality music reflecting the innovative and stimulating art at the periphery of mainstream entertainment.
Kerry-Anne Cousins Bilk Gallery is hosting a show of beautifully crafted miniature ceramic artworks, writes Kerry-Anne Cousins.