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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 04/10/2015


Penalty rates exist for a reason: Leigh

From cancer research to the classroom

Neighbours hardly knew boy who turned killer

How books are helping often violent prisoners turn into better men

Revenge porn: government urged to make it illegal

A hole in the horizon

Date with Kate

The private schools eating Sydney's suburbs

Students from south-west Sydney off to a running start

The AFL grand final: How a $125 million footy match consumes a city

Save the Children staff accused and deported from Nauru demand an explanation

Liberals to release China FTA attack ads branding unions 'racist'

Fresh investigations into CrownBet advertisements offering bonus bets

Grand day for a final bid

National treasure Peter Cundall to be face of Horticultural and Gardening Festival

Cyber-security specialists admit our roads' best vehicles are vulnerable to hackers

Mindfulness is great, warns experts, as long as your mind is in the right place

The telling of the seasons without a clock or a calendar: once, we just knew

Sex for surgical training claims should be investigated, lawyer says

Photos of the week

Little girl lost: trying to identify the nameless victim of Wynarka's homicide

Correcting history – how the modern game of AFL was invented

Anti-abortion campaigner Troy Newman deported after losing legal bid

Antidote for drug overdose could soon be available over the counter

Charlie Hebdo survivor Simon Fieschi marries Australian girlfriend Maisie Dubosarsky in Paris

Greenhouse emissions targets: India commits before Paris but world falling short

Secret life of busker Cookey tells a memorable tale

Indigenous protection of vast area in NT will educate future generations

Ice users 'doubled' in recent years - report

Mathias Cormann must sign off on Immigration move from Belconnen


Photos of the week

Best of the world - June 3, 2015

Deaths after 'medicane' storm hits Cannes ahead of Mipcom TV event

Oregon shooting: fundraising for hero Chris Mintz nears $US700,000

US acknowledges it may have bombed Afghan hospital

Only 5 per cent of Russian strikes hit Islamic State in Syria: UK

Islamic State in Bangladesh to target more foreigners after Japanese man's death

Time runs out in desperate dig for survivors in Guatemala landslide

Pressure on Benjamin Netanyahu after Palestinian teen kills two Israelis

Marking 25 years of German unity, president says refugee crisis even bigger challenge

Vatican sacks gay priest after he announces he has a partner

Islamic State claims responsibility for second attack in Bangladesh

Best of the world - October 4, 2015

Body of missing US teenager Joshua Maddux found stuck in chimney

Parramatta shooting: Online extremists harnessing anger of youth for lone wolf attacks

Medecins Sans Frontieres staff killed in suspected US air strike on Afghan hospital

Daniel Scioli on track for first-round Argentina vote win

Bombs blast the outskirts of Nigerian capital Abuja, official says

Under a farmer’s field, a woolly mammoth

Allies demand Russia halt Syria strikes outside IS areas

Titanic's last lunch menu sells for thousands at auction

Global terror 'family' Baqiya a growing concern for security

Oregon mass shooting: Jeb Bush criticised for 'stuff happens' comment

Oregon shooting: Roseburg scene of previous shocking crimes

Pope Francis met and embraced gay couple in US, Vatican 'regrets' Kim Davis meeting

The boy who wanted to spread blood and terror in the Anzac Day parade

Oregon mass shooting: survivor Chris Mintz tried to stop gunman Chris Harper-Mercer

Hundreds missing after mudslide in Guatemala buries dozens of homes

Hurricane Joaquin batters Bahamas, fate of El Faro cargo ship unknown

Search resumes for missing plane in Indonesia


SA Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis worried about KKR's quick buck from OZ Minerals

Audi Australia profits jump, as Volkswagen mess deepens

Volkswagen and Audi suspend diesel sales

US oil rigs drop to lowest in five years

Gas players feeling the burn of falling prices

Diving coal price prompts exits, write-offs but also New Hope's entry

US earnings season the next big test for engine of economic growth

Don't punish us by taking codeine painkillers off the shelves, say consumers

Origin Energy's share issue causes shortfall in investor demand

FixHepC, the buyers club for hepatitis C drug, inundated with inquiries

How The Martian movie could keep much-needed money flowing like water for NASA

Propeller Aerobotics raises $1m from Blackbird, Gonski for drone start-up

Swan fan and Dexus boss Darren Steinberg rediscovers his inner Eagle

KKR swoop on Oz Minerals signals oversold valuations

BRW Rich Lister and 'bum electrician' Frank Hargrave sad over Skilled ASX exit

NSW to lift controls on retail gas prices from mid-2017

7 reasons why Tesla's Model X is the world's most exciting family car

Origin Energy share price targets cut by analysts in the wake of capital raising

A $27m stock pot and lots more for retiring ANZ boss Mike Smith

Oz Minerals seeking talks with KKR following share raid


NSW on high alert against unknown cricket team, says Test keeper Peter Nevill

Melbourne Cup confirmed for The Bart Cummings winner Let's Make Adeal

Can Preferment defy the odds and do the Derby and Cup double?

Confidence blooming for Olympian Rose after injury setback

Rain stops Aussies' British Open hopes

Flemington for now, Sha Tin and Royal Ascot to come for Chautauqua

Jarryd Hayne's 49ers face blowtorch, Packers

Waller confirms Winx for Cox Plate

Sevilla beat Barcelona as Spanish champions fall for second time in three games

Carpi beats Torino for first Serie A win

Chris Waller has another trio of group 1 favourites as the roll continues

Desleigh Forster has Too Good To Refuse ready for the Spring Champion Stakes

Soccer royalty Barcelona the big target for next year's ICC tournament

Why Epsom day was one of the best ever for racing and James McDonald

World watches as former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns goes on trial in London

David Hayes buoyed by Criterion's impressive workout at Werribee

Hugh Bowman's elbow might cost him the rest of the spring

Victory in the driver's seat but Sydney, City, looking to take the wheel

Jose Mourinho to Chelsea: You'll have to sack me to get rid of me

Southampton crush Chelsea as Sergio Aguero hits five for Manchester City

AFL grand final 2015: West Coast Eagles were too nice, says Leigh Matthews

AFL finals 2015: Hawks want poaching rules on coaches

Hawthorn's David Hale yet to make call on AFL future

AFL: Hawthorn overflowing with premiership cups and cheer

AFL: Hawthorn may face battle to re-sign Schoenmakers

AFL grand final: A day of bad omens for the Eagles

AFL grand final 2015: Older heads keep doing it for Hawthorn in grand final heat

Hawthorn fans gather at Glenferrie Oval to celebrate premiership win

Richmond withdraws interest in Harley Bennell

AFL grand final 2015: The kicks, the hugs and the superlatives

Ipswich Jets shoot down Newcastle Knights to win NRL State Championship Final

Channel Nine dumps Andrew Johns from grand final day broadcast following drunken airport incident

Penrith Panthers beat Manly Sea Eagles to win NRL Holden Cup grand final

NRL Grand Final 2015: A cheat-sheet for Malcolm Turnbull

NRL Grand Final 2015: 'Scared' North Queensland Cowboys prop James Tamou searched for jobs amid fears his career was over

All about the family for North Queensland Cowboys champion Johnathan Thurston

Injured former Newcastle Knight Alex McKinnon walks with assistance in Instagram video

Sin Bin: NRL in talks to take over Dally Ms from News Corp

Tim Sheens quits Kangaroos to take up director's role at English Super League club Salford

NRL Grand Final 2015: North Queensland Cowboys hooker Jake Granville's household torn on who to support

Wallabies can handle World Cup 'stress' after beating England

Wallabies scrum monsters England to get Rugby World Cup revenge

Rugby World Cup 2015: Everything goes on line in Wallabies-Wales clash after England's demise

Rugby World Cup 2015: In cricket, soccer and now rugby, England's World Cup embarrassment complete

Rugby World Cup 2015: England facing fine on top of elimination humiliation

Rugby World Cup 2015: Bernard Foley's 'dream come true' in engineering England defeat

Rugby World Cup 2015: British press reacts to England's 'humiliating' defeat to Wallabies

Rugby World Cup 2015: England v Australia - how the players rated

Rugby World Cup 2015: Sekope Kepu's ridiculous offload helps set up Bernard Foley try

Rugby World Cup: England exit joins nation's long list of sporting failure


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


Fortress Canberra needs reinforcement

The budget facts that Canberra isn't telling you

Migrating flak away from the minister



Giveaways: win tickets to Salami Festa, a garden party or Modigliani Quartet

Maggie Alderson The Rules: Relax into it

Out there and ready for the next Best Top Model auditions

CD of the week: Karl Bohm

Robin Williams' family ends fight over his estate

Why Trevor Noah thinks Donald Trump could be 'America's first African president'

On the box, grand final day is a marathon not a sprint

Andrew Sibley's last works to show at Kick Gallery in Collingwood

Mystery Shopper: Rolling Records, vinyl vendor on wheels

Savvy Shopper: Soft tones for Spring

Gardening: exotic finds at Growing Friends

Alice and the Blackmans: how a magical world was captured in paint

Melbourne Festival 2015 unleashes creatures from Ronnie Van Hout's black lagoon

Six reasons to visit Warragul

Beauty is fragile and fleeting and doesn't have to be pretty - in gardens and beyond

Irine Vela: Giving a voice to the 'real Australia'

Why bromeliads are big right now

Broadway star Audra McDonald is heading to Australia

Killer classics on show via MoMA


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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