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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 01/07/2015


Prime Minister's department offers another $8 million in wages

Hillsong conference shows interview with controversial US Pastor, Mark Driscoll

Abbott government's rebadged Medicare Locals tied up in legal stoush over name

Joe Hockey's defamation win highlights the legal pitfalls of social media

Child sexual abuse inquiry: critical shortage of foster carers, feedback opportunities

Khaled Sharrouf's mother-in-law makes an emotional plea on ABC's 7.30

Islamic State supporters sent Lindt chocolates to recruitment target: report

Mystery woman in US hospital has memories of Australia, but nothing else

Furniture king Nick Scali investigated over $3m bribe allegations

Prominent Liberal donor investigated over bribery claim

Canberra could lose Border Force, says airport

Khaled Sharrouf's in-laws haven't ruled out sending family member to rescue wife and children

Greece over the brink

Controversial unionist Kathy Jackson declares bankruptcy throwing trial into doubt

Political donations wide open to Mafia corruption

Mafia godfather's son in Australian Rome embassy under Amanda Vanstone

Glad-handing and influence: mafia taking fast track to the powerful

Seatbelts fastened for turbulent week as Greek exit weighs on markets

Federal funding cuts force closure of vital disability support service

Ron Walker's cancer crusade pays dividends

How to Not Pay Your Debts author, Doug Constable, in debt again

Student teachers to undergo new literacy and numeracy exams

Australian terrorist Khaled Sharrouf not killed: report

Pet industry peak body in turmoil after consumers misled about puppy farm

How the child bride of ISIS terrorist Mohamed Elomar broke news of his death, to her gran

US Ambassador John Berry welcomes same-sex marriage Supreme Court decision


Book review: The Palace of Versailles, by Robin Givhan

This is game changer

HMAS Stirling: lack of action over suicides raised concerns in Navy, document shows


Photos of the week

Best of the world - June 3, 2015

University of NSW climate researchers Steven Sherwood and Nidhi Nishant find 'hot spots' warming faster

Best of the world - June 5, 2015

Tunisia gunman Saif Rezgui trained in Libya at time of Bardo museum plotters

Ku Klux Klan plans pro-Confederate flag rally in South Carolina

Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria for 'sorcery': monitor

Global warming: China intensifies carbon reduction and reaffirms 2030 emissions target

Greece asks for another bailout, but Angela Merkel says no deals before referendum

Australian Reece Harding killed fighting Islamic State with Kurdish forces in Syria: reports

Greece will not pay IMF debt on Tuesday, says finance minister

Hawaii mountaintop becomes a battleground between native activists and astronomers

Washington firestorm scorches 3000 acres, burns 24 homes

New Zealand man Antony de Malmanche sentenced to 15 years prison on Bali drug charge

Solidarity keeps some tourists in Tunisia after terrorist attack

Dozens killed after Indonesian Air Force transport plane crashes in city of Medan

Man sets himself on fire on Japan bullet train

'Slip slop slap' may have gone too far in New Zealand

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras issues defiant call to reject 'insulting' bailout in referendum

US executions like being burned alive, says Supreme Court justice

100 billion reasons a global climate pact may fall apart

US Supreme Court blocks Obama's limits on power plants

US network NBC fires Donald Trump as backlash over offensive remarks worsens

Israel blocks foreign activist flotilla from reaching Gaza

China works for 'win-win' climate plan, poised for UN pledge

Paris, France, another hurdle in Hamburg's bid for the 2024 Olympics

Tunisia arrests suspects associated with IS beach hotel attacker Seifeddine Rezgui

Not just Greece: Puerto Rico facing historic $US72 billion debt default

I won Miss World Canada but the work puts my father at risk in China: Anastasia Lin

Greece in shock as banks shut after snap referendum call


Climate Change: Australia set to be lumbered with costly stranded assets

Mum and dads shop for retail amid high home prices

Market Wrap: Historic Thornbury motor shop sells

JD.com founder Richard Liu mulls strategic stake in a2 Milk

End of financial year 2015: Commodities take a walloping as Asian demand wavers

End of financial year 2015: Sharemarket forecasts show caution

Slater & Gordon head hits the phones to quell investor panic

Greece will not pay IMF debt on Tuesday, says finance minister

Sumitomo's Australian losses hit $116 million over two years

Argo boss Jason Beddow: Greek contagion must be contained

Lindt to open Brisbane chocolate shop

AJ Lucas shares slump as green groups laud 'stunning victory' on UK fracking

Greece debt crisis: Crowdfunders come to rescue

Lolly outrage as Allen's cuts Green Frogs and Spearmint Leaves but Sherbies get reprieve

Qantas A380 grounded in Los Angeles after mystery problem with hydraulics

One Big Switch insurance ads could mislead, says ASIC

Citigroup sees LNG project delays as 'buyer's market' prevails until 2022-23

Slater & Gordon falls on open as more investors lose faith

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway expands into Australian healthcare insurance

ASIC says One Big Switch insurance ads were misleading


Wimbledon 2015: Tunisian tennis player Malek Jaziri opens up about terrorist attack

Wimbledon 2015: James Duckworth and Sam Groth set up second-round clash

Wimbledon 2015: Nick Kyrgios escapes sanction over outburst and umpire argument

Wimbledon 2015: Casey Dellacqua joins Sam Stosur in second round

Nick Kyrgios: walking in Lleyton Hewitt's scuff marks

Wimbledon 2015: London heatwave sends Poms into a panic

'I couldn't see the thing': Mitchell Starc's damning takedown of pink-ball Test

Ashes 2015: Shane Watson driven by reply to World Cup dumping in first Test bid

British twins called on to take Orica-GreenEDGE all the way in Tour de France

Wimbledon 2015: Bernard Tomic and Lleyton Hewitt have come a long way in six years

Salary cap impasse between FFA and players' union no closer to resolution

Wimbledon 2015: Nick Kyrgios is a tennis player with a basketballer's attitude

The Durban July: Chad Schofield going back to where it all began

New South Wales gets tough on vets – just as Victoria has

Minjee Lee ends Webb's reign as top Australian woman golfer

Copa America 2015: Chile sink Peru as Eduardo Vargas scores double

Melbourne United sign Australian Boomers star Chris Goulding

Women's World Cup 2015: Germany, US upset at sharing hotel

Ten classic tennis tantrums

Stuttgart sign Australian keeper Mitchell Langerak

AFL players part of formal push to legalise gay marriage

Joel Selwood and Geelong's bloody problem that won't go away

MRP was wrong, not just careless on Buddy, Tippett bans

AFL injury list after round 13

St Kilda's key forward depth forces young gun Paddy McCartin to wait in queue

Richmond star Jack Riewoldt signs new long-term contract with Tigers

Essendon to balance youth and experience in the run home, says coach James Hird

Franklin and Tippett out but Sydney Swans won't change approach: Jarrad McVeigh

Blues confident Lachie Henderson will stay

Hawthorn defender James Frawley expected to miss three to four weeks with shoulder injury

State of Origin: NSW Blues look to shield David Klemmer from Queensland hostilities

South Sydney Rabbitohs centre Kirisome Auva'a cleared to return after domestic violence ban

Bulldogs halfback Trent Hodkinson likely to choose a new club before State of Origin III

State of Origin 2015: Mitchell Pearce relieved Michael Jennings dodged NSW Blues axe

South Sydney Rabbitohs star Adam Reynolds selected despite weekend concussion

Canberra Raider Shaun Fensom says there's no such thing as a soft NRL draw

State of Origin 2015: Schedule is spoiling Origin and NRL

State of Origin 2015: Halves options will settle Johnathan Thurston

State of Origin: Michael Ennis set to join NSW Blues camp after judiciary hearing

State of Origin: Robbie Farah has surgery to enable Origin return

SANZAR dismisses Brumbies winger Henry Speight's appeal

Low-profile packs key in Super Rugby final

NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson says all-New Zealand final no omen for Wallabies

Drugs probe to urge Suns players to break mateship bonds

Hurricanes to give Ardie Savea every chance to play in Super Rugby final

All-Kiwi Super Rugby final no cause for concern for Wallabies' Rugby Championship hopes

Karmichael Hunt out, Matt Giteau, Drew Mitchell in as Michael Cheika mulls Wallabies selection

Brumbies flanker David Pocock disappointed to lose Super Rugby semi to Hurricanes, but happy to be back

Queensland Reds, ARU stand by Karmichael Hunt after reports of new drug use details

Ankle injury gives Matt Toomua leg up over Christian Lealiifano for Wallabies


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



Tweet of the Week

Shia LaBeouf 'just do it' video parodied by Brisbane three-year-old

Cheers to the pub with no pokies

George Gently is a satisfying whodunit

Death Row is 'part crime, part poetry'

Television critics' picks for viewing on Sunday, June 28 including Grand Designs

Television critics' choices for Friday, July 3, including Arthur & George

TV critics' picks for Saturday, July 4 including Tour de France and Father Brown

Who can live on the proceeds of an 800-word column?

Growing older with Madonna

Gatecrasher: Memorable movie experiences at Astor gala re-opening

Egyptian migrant Kamahl Ibram recognised for lifetime achievement in radio

The Hawk: Jeep boss splurged $1m a year on polo parties

Life with a cape is super at Comic-Con

Editor's letter

Perth’s proud geeks and gamers gather at Supanova

Tall man convinces basketball fans he is a draft pick

Gardening: Hail the hippeastrum

Our pick of the classics showing on the big screen in Melbourne


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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