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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 29/01/2015


National

Prison radicalisation expert Clarke Jones says segregation only strengthening terrorists' beliefs

New report: Australia needs to radically rethink its housing policy for ageing population

The $400,000 Department of Human Services jobs the Australian Public Service can't fill

Mayor may have acted illegally

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis playing a high-stakes political game

Indonesian Attorney-General deals blow to Bali nine's Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

Peanut allergy treatment success by Melbourne researchers brings hope of cure

Australia's computer spies get down and dirty

Cutters pay tribute to 'natural leader' Hayden Butler

Australian man found dead in Bali was a 'get-rich-quick' motivational speaker

Malaysian convicted murderer in state of limbo in Sydney detention centre

Climate change may cause havoc for little penguins

Energy retailers letting down customers in financial hardship, says regulator

Jewish sex abuse victims pressured not to assist police, secret tapes and emails reveal

APS outsourcing: no-one is safe, says 1990s outsourcing guru

Customs officers' allowances in firing line

Most asylum seekers 'economic opportunists' says PNG Prime Minister

Junk food ads saturate cricket

Mystery utility seen tailing body-in-boot car

Microburst storm snapped as Sydney endures soggy start to school year

Giant east Antarctic glacier melting with warmer oceans

Warmer, mostly drier future predicted with climate change

Extreme El Nino and La Nina events to increase in a warming world, researchers say

Editorial cartoon

Bid for 38-hour public service week fails

Better data needed to track family violence

Non-stop march around ASIO headquarters to protest indefinite detention

Knighthood for Prince Philip: MPs question Abbott's judgment

Ex-Labor head Matthew Gardiner 'defriended' Facebook friends before 'joining Kurdish fighters in Syria'

Australia Day 2015: long journey leads to Australian citizenship

World

Israel threatens Hezbollah with full-scale conflict as cross-border shelling leaves UN peacekeeper and two Israeli soldiers dead

Russia unveils $43.98 billion anti-crisis plan, silent on cuts to pay for it

Jordan willing to trade Iraqi prisoner for IS hostage

Mortar bombs hit Israeli military in Golan Heights

Townsville man faces marijuana possession charges in Bali

Indonesian Attorney-General deals blow to Bali nine's Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

IS-aligned group claims Tripoli hotel attack

'Black flag of illegality' over Israel's 2014 Gaza offensive, says report

Couple brave US blizzard to get to hospital after woman goes into labour at home

HIV outbreak in remote Cambodian village

Hunt for AirAsia crash victims to resume without Indonesian military

Mr Incredible convicted in Hollywood Boulevard brawl with Batgirl

US aims to exploit IS defeat in Kobane to deter foreign fighters

US executes mentally disabled man

Spelling error destroyed a business and cost the UK $17m

Former Vanderbilt football players Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg convicted of raping student

Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia to pay respects to late king's family

Amazon offices raided in child pornography investigation

Rupert Murdoch's knives out for Mitt Romney in 2016

White House drone crash linked to drunk intelligence worker

Meteorologist sorry for 'big forecast miss' as New York City dodges blizzard

New Greek government questions plans for more EU sanctions of Russia

Chinese officers caught feasting on an endangered salamander

President Obama, the world's worst air just took 6 hours off your life

Hackers announce threats to airline flights

Ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko told UK police Vladimir Putin personally ordered his death

Survivors return to Auschwitz to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the infamous Nazi death camp

The rise of 'Dr Doom': Yanis Varoufakis' explosive new role

Fidel Castro: I don't trust the US, but this does not mean I reject a peaceful solution for Cuba

'24 hours left to live': Purported Islamic State message threatens Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot

Business

Harvey Norman' Gerry Harvey slams multimationals' tax lobbyists

Home owners finding it easier to pay the mortgage, except some on the fringe suburbs

Abbott government performance drag on economy CFOs say

As Apple grows, governments are unhappy they aren't getting a piece of the pie

NBN builder Techdrill collapses due to 'lack of work'

Dollar up, but inflation dents expectations of rate cut

Qantas tipped to jet back to pre-tax profit of more than $1 billion

Insurers forecast for a mere 1 per cent in revenue growth in 2015

Queensland pubs and clubs condemn James Packer's plan for pokies

Record profits: How do Australian companies compare?

Lynas shareholders facing wipe-out on poor outlook

Vocation warned against 'fire sale'

Churches make a comeback in commercial buildings

Energy retailers letting down customers in financial hardship, says regulator

Prices rise as investor demand heats up for regional shopping centres

Hengyi pays $20 million for Carlton & United Breweries Abbotsfield HQ

Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says Australia needs to double its efforts to fix the budget

Macquarie Health Corporation owner Thomas Wenkart lobbied Eric Abetz for flexibility on employee pay deals

Merit in oversight board for ASIC, but only if it's got teeth

Jeff Kennett says supermarket system will be fairer after ACCC action against Coles

Sport

Cricketer Grace Harris smashes 151 not out off 74 balls

Brett Lee can't conjure a final miracle as Perth Scorchers beat Sydney Sixers in Big Bash final

Stirring tribute to kickboxer Grant 'Bomber' Millwood

Jack Murphy wins Canberra Calvary's most valuable player award

Novak Djokovic braces himself for another marathon tussle against defending champion Stan Wawrinka

Nick Kyrgios to have MRI scan on back as he plans to rise into the world's top 20

Asian Cup win would deliver many fringe benefits for Socceroos

Novak Djokovic gets a shot at revenge against Stan Wawrinka in Australian Open semi-finals

Nathan Tinkler sacks three coaching staff as crisis escalates at A-League's Newcastle Jets

Berry takes leave as SA cricket coach

Local pair surge into boys' quarter-finals

Girls bow out after third round of Open

Fear factor drives Sharapova in all-Russian semi-final

Boxing giving Cronulla Sharks skipper Paul Gallen a "cool head"

Berdych, a blank Czech, follows the Murray path

Australian Open 2015: Return of serve - Stan Wawrinka gets Kei Nishikori back

Jarmila Gajdosova and Olivia Rogowska back in Australian Fed Cup team

Neil Day and Dean McDowell cobalt cases on hold again

Australian Open 2015: Sick Serena Williams into a sixth Australian Open semi-final

Australian Open 2015: Stanlislas Wawrinka into semis after beating Kei Nishikori

Lovell won't be stacking Indigenous All-Stars with Suns

Essendon coach James Hird to find out his Federal Court fate on Friday

St Kilda director steps down for US job

Matthew Pavlich is Fremantle Dockers captain again

Finals loss still looms large as Roos toughen up on defence

'Taking the mickey' just not on for the Blues, says Mick Malthouse

AFL set to introduce live bidding for father-son picks

Blues have set 'lofty expectations', says Dale Thomas

Kangaroo Drew Petrie ponders life after 30

Indigenous All Stars to face West Coast Eagles, as One Direction play backup

Canberra Raiders halfback Sam Williams has no teen angst

Wests Tigers prop Matt Lodge in trouble again

London, this is the NRL calling and do we have a deal for you

Boxing giving Cronulla Sharks skipper Paul Gallen a "cool head"

Sonny Bill Williams and Anthony Mundine slug it out ahead of the Welliver fight

Auckland Nines may hurt NRL teams' premiership hopes, says Cooper Cronk

Former Melbourne Storm CEO Brian Waldron speaks out on salary cap saga

Manly Sea Eagles coach Geoff Toovey nervous about injuries at Auckland Nines

Nines the perfect platform for Baby Broncos to shine

Rugby league reeling from Grieve, Butler tragedies

Michael Cheika aims to end European player drain on Australian rugby

ARU boss Bill Pulver backs Brumbies to end financial woes

Michael Cheika tells NSW Waratahs to forget last year - can the rest of us do the same?

Sonny Bill Williams and Anthony Mundine slug it out ahead of the Welliver fight

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says sabbaticals inevitable

England injury crisis might help Sam Burgess

Mike Harris ready to replace Jason Woodward

Robbie Deans to coach Barbarians against Ireland and England

Waratahs to play all games at Allianz Stadium under new proposal

Duncan Paia'aua in line to replace Quade Cooper

Opinion

Engineers Australia pin oak forest competition to 'draw out creativity': Annabelle Pegrum

Boston Marathon a journey from trauma to recovery

Marathon running - it's a love-hate thing

Faith

Fortress Canberra needs reinforcement

The budget facts that Canberra isn't telling you

Migrating flak away from the minister

Entertainment

Chef Gordon Ramsay's lost lawsuit hasn't dinted his vigour

Australia Day 2015: Elizabeth Ann Macgregor's top 10 contemporary art works

Australia Day 2015: Margaret Pomeranz's Top 10 Australian films

Flying high with Fat Freddy's Drop

Rufino and the Coconuts: A goofy – and late – night in the Spiegeltent

The Artist Live In Concert review: An Oscar-winning score comes to joyful life

Win tickets to Shakespeare's As You Like it in Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens, and more

Gatecrasher takes on the tennis set

Laneway festival celebrates 10 years

Latvian Radio Choir review: A revelation and musical highlight of the Sydney Festival

Kiss & Cry review: Movement, mime and miniatures tell a touching story

Channel 7 to televise WAFL competition

Fringe World kicks off with a death- but don't worry, it's funny

Puncture review: Skilled dancers meet ambitious challenge

Nordic Cool celebrates design

48 hours: Canberra's weekend events for January 24-25, 2015

Hands-on workshops

American Sniper review: Clint Eastwood a bit off target

Top 5 films

Lunch with Linda Jackson

Columns

Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right


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