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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 21/08/2014


Asia-born residents out-live native Australians, data shows

Peter Capaldi, the new Doctor Who, talks wedding rings, unemployment and sex appeal

Asylum staff hit by mental health crisis

PNG quiet over expat lead on Manus murder

Britain under siege from Zeppelins - 99 years ago

And the bands played on

Fairfax wins Consumer Campaign of the Year at PANPA for supporting amateur photographers

Church's investigator grilled on independence

Peptide investigation into bisexual soldier sparked topless bar revelations

Another cot recalled as 10 suppliers fail to meet safety standards

Chris Hadfield and the lessons from outer space

There is nothing Islamic about a beheading: Muslims v extremists

TWU slush fund bankrolled intervention in other unions, royal commission hears

Maps clue to Sydney bomb plot, police suspect

Children freed as Morrison plans to push for TPVs

Abbott's one-year roads promise 'about to be broken'

Medicines price rise effect hosed down

Illegal cigarettes 'easy' to obtain in Sydney, say teens

Dentists brush up on teeth care techniques in different countries

ANZ says no to evicted Cambodian farmers

Philanthropy comes of age in Australia

Topless barmaids no longer welcome at Defence club after soldier's mother discovered photos

Albino crocodile Michael Jackson had to die after fatal attack, researcher says

Tradesman accused of murdering Shahnaz Qidwai fabricated intruder story, court told

Independent Commissioner Peter O'Callaghan appears at Royal Commission

Royal commission delves into transport union money transfers

Surrogacy advocates urge Australian parents to stay calm

'It's the media's fault': Wang on Palmer Chinese 'bastard' comment

Perth Commonwealth bank manager in court on stealing charges

ALP vice-president Tony Sheldon backed allies with international cash transfer


'I will f---ing kill you': Missouri police officer threatens protesters in Ferguson

James Foley death: Obama unlikely to deepen Iraq military involvement, say US officials

Steven Sotloff, the journalist Islamic State has threatened to kill

US commandos tried to rescue James Foley and other hostages

James Foley death sparks manhunt to find British jihadist

Ice Bucket Challenge pioneer Corey Griffin drowns in diving accident

Obama: Islamic State 'has no ideology of any value to human beings'

Ukrainian flag raised over famous Moscow building

Italy to arm Iraqis with weapons siezed during Yugoslavia's break-up

Why a beheading? A look at Islamic State's tactic

Obama says beheading of James Foley 'shocked the conscience' of the world, urges joint effort

Clashes erupt as neighbourhood of 75,000 people quarantined to contain Ebola in Liberia

Indian human rights activist, the 'Iron Lady of Manipur', freed after 14-year hunger strike

Thai police say DNA tests link Japanese man to 12 surrogate babies

Brutal beheading of James Foley an attempt to provoke ground invasion of Iraq and Syria

Changing the world one tech girl at a time

Ferguson riots: 'It’s like a switch is flipped' during night protests after 47 people arrested: police chief

New York Post front page photo of James Foley causes widespread anger

Landslide in Hiroshima, Japan, buries homes, 36 dead

Revealed: the prince who lost $375,000 in Paris heist

Islamic State makes true on 'blood' threat, killing US journalist James Foley

There is nothing Islamic about a beheading: Muslims v extremists

Populariser of yoga BKS Iyengar dies, aged 95

Murray girls carry wisdom of mother killed in storm

James Foley describes his capture in Libya

Israel responds to rockets, killing wife and child of Hamas military leader

A trove of diaries meant to be read by others

Victims' families oppose South Korean ferry disaster investigation

India's human pyramids draw crowds, protests

'He was an extraordinary son': James Foley's mother Diane pays tribute


Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull: higher level of consensus needed between media owners before cross-media ownership change

Young bankers raking it in: wages to rise again

Origin posts earnings slide on soft energy markets, shelves $1b share sale

Tatts's shares fall after profit disappoints

iiNet hits $1b sales as company bets on NBN roll-out

Warren Buffett agrees to settlement after violating antitrust laws

Bunge Australia plans to build new bulk-grain export terminal in Geelong

ACCC takes action on petrol pricing

Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens takes economic soundings on his holidays

Woodside looking for acquisitions including Apache's Wheatstone stake

Bitcoin users must pay GST

Warrnambool Cheese & Butter boss signals departure

Fletcher Building boss Mark Adamson eyes acquisitions on back of earnings growth

ASX posts six-year high despite BHP Billiton selloff

Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens implores businesses to take risks

Goldman Sachs withdraws prediction of a cash rate cut

ACCC pursues petrol chains over price information sharing

BHP Billiton will not use demerger cash for acquisitions, says Andrew Mackenzie

BHP demerger faces hurdles

Ericsson to build new Vodafone Hutchison network


Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou names squad to play Belgium and Saudi Arabia

Australian junior tennis star Brad Mousley banned for taking ecstasy

Kieron Pollard and Denesh Ramdin rescue West Indies from ODI loss to Bangladesh

Afghanistan riding high in its preparations for cricket's World Cup

Peerless Rory McIlroy on course to break the bank

Marcos Rojo signs up but stars shun Manchester United

Liverpool may take plunge with Mario Balotelli

England star Stuart Broad to undergo knee surgery ahead of cricket's World Cup

Adam Scott vows to pace Rory McIlroy

FIFA upholds Barcelona transfer ban

Melbourne Victory set sights on winning FFA Cup

Zenit, Porto close in on Champions League group stage with away wins

Serena Williams named US Open top seed

Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Lippi erupts following ACL defeat to Western Sydney Wanderers

Melbourne Knights lodge complaint to Human Rights Commision against Football Federation Australia

Ellyse Perry and Matt Toomua engaged to be married

Western Sydney Wanderers one step closer to Asian Champions League semi-finals with 1-0 win over Guangzhou Evergrande

Mike Hussey backing Australian cricket on the global and local scale

Pakistan cricketer Sana Mir hails team's progress before Australia series

Ryan Harris says Australia will keep up its aggression against India

Carlton's Jeff Garlett charged over CBD incident

Timing of priority pick request as ill-judged as the decision to seek one

No AFL return for Eagle Darren Glass

Fremantle appeals Nat Fyfe's two-match suspension

Richmond resurgence rides on Alex Rance's football smarts

Blues have improved in three areas, says Malthouse

Saints flag 'significant changes' to list with several players under spotlight

Ross Lyon flags midfield role for Michael Walters

Dyson Heppell suffers broken hand

Docker Michael Walters is a midfield star of the future

Paul Aiton could end up stuck between a rock and a hard place

Cronulla Sharks players off the hook if they admit to being 'doped and duped'

Where to now for the Cronulla Sharks 17?

ASADA believes peptides on-sold to Cronulla players via Kogarah pharmacist

ASADA on notice over bungle

Matthew Wright revives career with Cowboys but ban would cruel dreams of finals campaign

Fitz on Thursday: Who's to blame for 'the blackest day in Australian sport'?

Josh McCrone says Canberra Raiders must change and challenges players to prove they belong

Departing Michael Ennis believes Bulldogs have roster to succeed

Players body says ASADA's requirements are 'inequitable' and 'unreasonable'

Romain Poite set for scrutiny in Bledisloe II as referee stoush rumbles on

Juan Smith handed new Springboks chance against Pumas

Ryan Crotty to start for All Blacks against Wallabies at Eden Park

Loss to Australian Schoolboys still festers for All Blacks winger 'Big Bus' Savea

Rugby: Alan Jones recalls the day the Wallabies beat the curse of Eden Park

Ellyse Perry and Matt Toomua engaged to be married

Ewen McKenzie hails James Horwill's response as forwards scrap for World Cup spots

Australia wins gold in rugby sevens at Youth Olympics

Wallabies halfback Nic White relishing mission impossible

Kurtley Beale, David Pocock, Matt Hodgson and Luke Burgess prove why NRC is needed


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


Canberra Weekender

Top 10 films

Six Reasons to Visit Lorne

In the galleries: David Rozetsky's choreographed allegories and a remarkable group exhibition

Jackie Chan's son Jaycee Chan caught in huge anti-drug crackdown

About Town Photos: Jamila Toderas

Helpmanns panel - list of winners

Bob Dylan Melbourne opening night review: Beyond here lies what?

Nathan Gray wins 2014 Substation Contemporary Art Prize

Director Gary Abrahams' fascination with guilt moves him to stage Therese Raquin

Green Guide Letters

Wally Masur on the Grand Slams

Brisbane artists win Creative Arts Emmys

Going Offline

Jobs to go as ABC tunes out older viewers

About Last Night

Sunday Quiz

Like a rolling stone: Chip Monck on his life on the road with Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones and other music legends

Opening night ripe with beauty

The Heckler


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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