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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 25/11/2015


George Pell asked for payments for paedophile priest, commission heard

Sex abuse commission: Was there a sign above your head saying 'come and get me'?

Employing Syrians is good business, Gerry Harvey says

Australian boy's road death near Rotorua in New Zealand leaves 'grief beyond imagination'

'Captain's call' plea as more CSIRO job cuts loom on eve of PM's address to Paris climate summit

Catholic Church does not rule out statute of limitations in abuse claims

'Charity' that spent $1m on luxury cars, holidays and gambling loses tax-free status

Sex abuse commission: Rome 'pulled strings' on sex abuse cases, claims former priest

Jon Stanhope appalled by ACT federal seat renamed from Fraser to Fenner

Asbestos waste piling up with fewer places to put it

Sex abuse commission: Catholic Church has paid out more than $16.8 million to child victims

Home loan customers urged to switch, as banks stand to reap an extra $9.9 billion

Education scandal: ACCC hits Phoenix Institute for false, misleading, unconscionable conduct

Sydney's rental squeeze: About 122,000 people to need low-cost housing under NDIS

Alcohol sending hundreds of thousands into hospital each year: ACEM study

Kerry O'Brien says ABC is vital for our future, as he bids Four Corners goodbye

Mild weather for Sydney before the mercury starts to climb again

Newcombe backs Kyrgios, Tomic for top 10

HIV medication and 'ice' a deadly mix

Royal Commission sex abuse inquiry censures Hillsong head Brian Houston

Hunters & Collectors frontman Mark Seymour condemns use of Holy Grail at Reclaim Australia anti-Muslim rallies

ASIO's new neighbours' links to China's government

Paris attacks: Survivor Emma Parkinson says young people were targeted to incite hate

Dodgy vocational colleges using laptop lure despite government crackdown

A collection of Adele Horin's work

'Dr Ageless', Shane Charter, chasing missing millions in Cayman Islands

'I know they will come for her': Australian toddler at risk of genital mutilation

Josephine Gibson and Sovannmony Leang named as two Australians killed in New Zealand helicopter crash

Writer Adele Horin dies after battling cancer

Giant RAAF Globemaster makes first cargo flight to Antarctica


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Best of the world - June 3, 2015

Hungary detains group heading to capital with explosives, finds bomb lab

Haiti declares official first-round winners of presidential race, violence erupts

Taliban captures Afghan troops and foreigners

Beatles fans claim they own 'stolen' tapes

Probed US-bound DHL parcels contained 'no explosives': update

Newborn abandoned in nativity scene in New York church

'Holy Grail of rocketry' achieved, says Amazon and Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos

Chicago police officer who 'abused his authority' charged with murder of black teenager Laquan McDonald

New study adds to debunking of global warming 'pause'

Russian jet: Barack Obama discourages 'any kind of escalation'

Hostage situation in northern France ends

Russian jet pilot, helicopter crew casualties: Russian military

Payback and vested interests drove Turkey to shoot down Russian jet

Downing of Russian jet by Turkey could push us back to 'darkest hour' of Cold War: expert

Attack on Tunisian bus strikes presidential guard in the heart of the capital

Vatican puts journalists on trial over publishing books portraying corruption

Turkish military release radar image tracking Russian fighter jet over Turkish territory before attack

Russian fighter jet shot down: Russia and Turkey are fighting the wrong enemy

Russia's Putin calls Turkey's downing of Russian jet 'stab in the back'

Russian fighter jet downing: NATO to convene emergency meeting in Brussels

Best of the world - November 25, 2015

Migrant crisis: UNHCR decries 'profiling' of refugees, upholds right to asylum

Islamic State militants attack Egypt election judges' hotel in Sinai

Woman was blind for 17 years - then one of her other personalities started to see

Russian fighter jet shot down by Turkish jets near Syrian-Turkish border

Exceptionally rare Charles Darwin cartoon offers new theory of life on board HMS Beagle

BHP-Vale Samarco dam: Mud reaches Atlantic in Brazil's worst environmental disaster

Mali TV shows photos of 'authors' of hotel attack


Primary Health Care waits for executive pay diagnosis at AGM

Ainsworth shares plunge as pokies guru departs

Coca-Cola's top obesity scientist departs amid murky research claims

First strike for McAleese as investors question management at AGM

One of the most powerful men you've never heard of to lead TransGrid

Paris Attacks: War on Islamic State brings $US50 billion defence boost

Tesla's Elon Musk takes on Amazon's Jeff Bezos in space billionaires' Tweet row

NSW set to reap over $20 billion from asset sales

NetComm Wireless signs deal to help provide wireless broadband networks to major US teleco

Electric car boom fuels demand for coal

Aristocrat Leisure returns to profit

Elon Musk squares off with Jeff Bezos in space billionaires' twitter spat

Aristocrat Leisure profit jumps on improved US, Australian poker machine sales

Aussie dollar climbs as RBA chief cools on rate cut

Oil rises amid heightened Mideast tensions

Chris Corrigan confident of deal with Brookfield if Qube wins $9b Asciano duel

Crown Resorts earnings face pressure from Macau

Perpetual sees red over Brickworks board rebuff

Wise to tread slow on Harper Review effects test

FoFA changes a boon for planners


Andrew Bogut's Golden State Warriors make NBA history

St Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey shot in head in Miami

Fahid Ben Khalfallah urges fans to stay - but understands if they walk out

Western Sydney Wanderers offer to challenge FFA bans on behalf of members

Australia vs New Zealand Third Test: Adelaide win helped Nathan Lyon cope after Phillip Hughes tragedy

NBL: Melbourne United, Hakim Warrick ready for hard clash with Townsville Crocs

Adelaide Test: Mitch Marsh says he's playing for the team

Multi-year, free-to-air WNBL television deal 'imminent'

Australian Open 2015: Olympic hopefuls measured up for size before Games bids

WNBL: Lauren Jackson says next 12 weeks to decide her career, Rio Olympic hopes

Sanchez double helps keep Arsenal's Champions League hopes alive

Australia v New Zealand: Colour-deficient, but not blind to possibilities of night Tests

Australia v New Zealand: Adelaide Test pitch breaks with tradition

Australian Open 2015: Slimmer Steven Bowditch eyeing first Australian major

Australian Open 2015: Ryan Fox a chip off the old block with flourishing golf career

FFA didn't leak 'shame file' on banned fans, says CEO David Gallop

Chelsea repeat drubbing of Maccabi Tel Aviv to close in on Champions League last 16

England & Wales Cricket Board considers consigning coin toss to history

Mystery motor will determine Red Bull's 2016 F1 prospects, says Daniel Ricciardo

India's Virat Kohli excited by 'landmark' day-night Test

Greater Western Sydney draftee Jacob Hopper every bit as good as Sydney Swans' No.3 pick Callum Mills, Giants believe

How and why Essendon players were called up to hearing

Latest Rioli, Daniel, to make his own way in the AFL

The best ever AFL draft picks

Woman accusing Daw of rape was teased over parallels with novel

AFL draft 2015: Carlton recruit Charlie Curnow to learn from his blue

AFL draft 2015: Sydney recruit Tyrone Leonardis apologetic after Facebook image goes viral

AFL draft 2015: Blues would have matched bid in the 20s for Jack Silvagni

AFL Draft 2015: Essendon draftees to add energy and speed

AFL National Draft: Dockers pick up exciting Subiaco forward Shane Yarran

Parramatta Eels try machine Halauafu Lavaka bucks trend to join Manly Sea Eagles

Robbie Farah and Dylan Walker remain in pre-season limbo

Parramatta Eels to play trio of derby clashes in big start to the 2016 season

Move to install puppet chair as head of ARLC would ensure John Grant survives

Lindon McGrady follows in uncle Ewan's footsteps at Canterbury Bulldogs

ARL Commission's standoff with rebel NRL clubs boils down to a few key votes

NRL to block bargain deals for Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah with rival clubs

Josh Dugan backs Blake Ferguson to excel at fullback for Sydney Roosters

Sam Burgess and South Sydney Rabbitohs to face Sydney Roosters in Sunday afternoon opener

Sea Eagles back Peta Hiku linked to Rabbitohs in swap for Dylan Walker

NSW Waratahs recruit Zac Guildford vows to address his alcoholism

Jonah Lomu may have died from blood clot after flight: doctor

Long-serving ACT Brumbies president Geoff Larkham to step down from ACTRU board

Bulked-up Robbie Coleman ready to make Super Rugby mark

Jonah Lomu remembered: 'His life reflected the might of God'

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika looks forward to taking on England's Eddie Jones

Argentina Pumas too good for Michael Cheika's Barbarians

Huge crowd expected at memorial service for Jonah Lomu

New England rugby coach Eddie Jones: 'I am a devil and an angel'

'Sh--, I've got Jonah today': Ex-Wallabies fullback Matt Burke remembers playing Jonah Lomu


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


They All Love Jack review: New suspect emerges from another ripping yarn

Hugh Jackman review: Broadway to Oz is stellar entertainment

'You're the Voice': the message Australian climate change group 1 Million Women is taking to Paris

Cirque Du Soleil's Quidam: What's it about?

Top 10 Sydney Festival acts to catch

Your horoscope according to Lilith

Def Leppard show they're 'still rollin', rock and rollin' at Red Hill Auditorium

Tame Impala review: psychedelia and sway for all ages

Art of suburbia: Howard Arkley's life and work highlighted in new exhibition

Howard Arkley's suburban dream

The Rules: A tribute to quintessential fashion flair - la Parisienne

Overheard in Collingwood

Chance to win a spa retreat, Palms Christmas show or a ticket to the Bowl

Gatecrasher: Here's to good health and The Hunger Games

Monsters, Cybermen and Daleks at the Dr Who Festival in Sydney

Gardening: secrets of the hoya, fragrant fairy disco ball

Favourite things: Sue Williams explains her love of the world map

Crime wave: the 10 best titles to quicken the pulse

Who, what and wear: collector's 'living museum' brings fashions back to life

Ingenuity on the boil: from billies to eco kettles, locals corner the cuppa


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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