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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 02/06/2015


Academic Marcia Langton blasts Frank Brennan's recognition plan

Tony Abbott diplomatic dilemma: attend CHOGM and skip Paris climate summit?

Australia's lowest paid workers receive $16 a week wage increase

Elite private schools use Potentiality software to track parents' wealth

Muslim woman denied job over headscarf wins in US Supreme Court

Questions for Cardinal George Pell when he fronts the royal commission

Joe Banks plugs into spiritualism at Monash University Museum of Art

Australia turned back 65 people on boat, including a pregnant woman, police chief says

Gang-gang. 100 Years Ago. Steely Australians 'struck terror into the hearts of the Turks'

Work longer so we can sack your colleagues, public servants told

PS union cries foul over $6.50-a-month super fees

George Pell to be called to give evidence at royal commission

Eastern Australia's mostly dry patch extends into winter as El Nino intensifies

'No-one deserves to be executed': Peter Gardner's parents

Disease strikes endangered orange-bellied parrots in Tasmanian breeding colony

Australian woman denied compensation after London bombings

George Pell seeks legal advice over 60 Minutes' Catholic Church claims

Peter Saunders, the man who wants to bring Cardinal George Pell to justice

Doctors union mounts push for government action to tackle climate change

Testing their mettle: Monash students try their hand at writing about science

Word of warning as scars can linger in costly tattoo removal to erase ink regret

Sydney Security guard Gary Allibon murder linked to other bikie shootings

Pope's commissioner for child protection says Cardinal Pell is a 'dangerous individual' and 'almost sociopathic'

Doctors fear Nauru refugee boy will be disabled

Fat health premiums cast cloud over Medibank

Pine Gap’s new spy role revealed

Sydney water supply at risk if miners pay to damage fragile swamps, critics say

Legal challenge to tear up cosy deal between Coles and shop union

Organised crime rorts 457 visa program

Senior Crown executive Ishan Ratnam caught up in Fiat scandal


French police clear migrant camps in Paris and Calais

Seven endangered sawfish conceived by having a 'virgin birth', scientists discover

Myanmar navy escorting boat with 727 people on board to a 'safe' location

Egypt arrests two Brotherhood leaders ahead of Morsi ruling

Paris meeting on Islamic State: Australia to seek clarification on fall of Ramadi

China's Yangtze River boat disaster: most passengers still unaccounted for

Tony Abbott diplomatic dilemma: attend CHOGM and skip Paris climate summit?

Australian lawyer to be interviewed over Bali nine judge bribery claim

Australian teacher David Robert Ancel Green deported from China after drug raid

Cambodia arrival of the first Australia's unwanted refugees imminent

Chinese ferry sinks carrying 458 aboard

George Pell critic Peter Saunders spoke only for himself, says Vatican spokesman

Three SAS hopefuls died on hike because cancelling would be 'too much paperwork'

France suggests world leaders at start, not end, of climate summit

Europe's oil giants jointly call for carbon pricing

South China Sea dispute: US touts military ties with Vietnam

Russian film on 1968 Prague Spring invasion infuriates Czech and Slovak governments

Loud sex lands British woman in prison

British woman jailed for having loud sex

Asian migrant crisis: Thai general suspended amid human trafficking claims

American tourist killed by lion in South African game park

Russia should be included in G7, German business groups say

Australia turned back 65 people on boat, including a pregnant woman, police chief says

Almost a witness to Victory Day: a postcard from Moscow

Indonesia says Australian navy turns back asylum-seeker boat

France: officials start removing 1 million 'love locks' from Paris bridges

Beijing bans indoor smoking, with $2000 fines

Man burnt alive sparks outcry among Iraq's Sunnis

Mystery as 120,000 endangered antelopes die in Kazakhstan

Islamic State threatens to seize Syrian border town from other rebels


Virtus shares lose 20 per cent on profit downgrade

Cold snap to help retailers clear winter stock

Spotless Group seeks to capitalise on smart meter installations

Pocket rocket suburb Cremorne takes off

Energy retailers climb on board with Panasonic for battery trials

Abbott government to quash plan to open Top End to foreign airlines

Retail Food Group takes writedown, restructures after acquisitions

Melco Crown casino slump in Macau piles pressure on James Packer

Australia needs to encourage its tall poppies, says Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Insurance Council of Australia says severe storms leave $1.55b damage bill

Z Energy to dominate NZ fuel market after $NZ785m Chevron deal

Omega Advisors' Leon Cooperman tells Hillary Clinton to 'cut the crap'

Geminder's Pact confirms interest in snapping up Jalco

Google hires more women for technical roles

The secret passions of Gina Rinehart: Synchronized Swimming

Leaders offside and foul

Sirtex Medical soars on cancer conference presentation

Lend Lease sued for $20 million over Austin leaks

$17b Brambles heads to beard territory in Newtown through kegs business

Former Westpac Bank finance manager faces charges over $2.5 million fraud


Two Canberrans picked for under-20 rugby World Championships in Italy

Live: Sydney FC v Chelsea

NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson's uncertain status highlights lack of understanding on concussions

Australia must avoid an ambush in first Test against West Indies

Australia demonstrates hardline stance on concussion by standing down Chris Rogers

Former captain Ravi Shastri to coach India in Bangladesh

French Open 2015: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in a quarter-final that feels like a final

Kyah Simon opens up on knee injury that threatened her 2015 World Cup plans

Sally Fitzgibbons triumphs with burst eardrum at Fiji Women's Pro

I won't be Australia's Ashes mole, Victoria coach David Saker declares

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova puts hurt aside, looks to NBA finals

Wollongong Hawks begin 'worldwide' recruiting process after securing future

Sally Fitzgibbons reaches Fiji Women's Pro quarters despite burst eardrum

David Saker keen to get James Pattinson on the park for Bushrangers

Queensland racing crackdown presents a warning to Victoria

Melbourne Vixens focus on future after disappointing ANZ Championship defence

Alberto Contador beatable, says Team Sky boss David Brailsford

Temple of Boom carrying the Stradbroke hopes of trainer Tony Gollan and Queensland

NBA Finals 2015: Andrew Bogut appears content to fill role defined for him by the Golden State Warriors

Jockey Damien Bradbury banned over battery

Sports scientist Stephen Dank dismissive of WADA probe

Injured Gary Ablett still inspiring Gold Coast Suns, says Tom Nicholls

Magpies have only scratched 'tip of the iceberg', says Nathan Buckley

Paul Puopolo cleared as frustrated Hawks crave momentum

Brad Scott, Alastair Clarkson still under police investigation

Hawks reveal plan to leave nest for huge Dingley headquarters

GWS Giants captain Phil Davis will not dump the bump from his repertoire

Fremantle Docker Michael Johnson backs Adam Goodes war dance

Carlton ruckman Cameron Wood admits he's playing for his career

Ultimate Footy: Going back to go forwards

Aaron Woods named as Tigers skipper

If Cameron Smith got a penalty for this, why didn't Robbie Farah in Origin I?

Why having a Maroon legend hurts NRL clubs

Slow-starting Raiders have half century of pain to erase

Canberra Raiders winger Jordan Rapana returns to tackle Newcastle Knights

Anthony Griffin: World of challenge for rugby league

Canberra Raiders agree with scrapping of NRL's controversial round 13 rule

NRL's controversial Round 13 rule scrapped for 10-day cooling off period on player contracts

Talkin' Teams and Ultimate League: NRL Round 13

NRL is killing the game's entertainers

NSW Waratahs' Daryl Gibson questions SANZAR consistency over lifting tackles

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham all-but rule out Wallabies flyhalf Matt Toomua

James Horwill and Will Genia ready to say goodbye to Queensland Reds

England rugby player Danny Cipriani arrested after car crash

Melbourne Rebels coach Tony McGahan defends Laurie Weeks after three-game ban

Academies proposed to boost depth for Western Force, Melbourne Rebels

Brumbies winger Henry Speight wants to put 'Honey Badger' Nick Cummins on vegetarian diet

ACT Brumbies aim to avoid repeating costly Super Rugby blunders

Jono Lance flies to aid of suspension-hit NSW Waratahs for one last time before joining Western Force

Owen Farrell let off with a caution


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


Damiano Bertoli offers reflections on a step too far in popular culture

Shifting Gear: NGV automobile design exhibition runs on fantasy

Brisbane Festival 2015: Tim and Jeff Buckley's music to be celebrated

Sadly, 'San Andreas' is unlikely to spur quake preparedness

I Found This Great Thing

Beach Boys to play Gold and Sunshine coasts in November 2015

Time Capsule June 1, 1967: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

William Shatner still boldly goes where excitement calls

Richard Bona Quintet review: Note of appreciation for finest vocal instrument

Calamity review: Cowgirl misses the target

The classic American deli sandwich goes big time at Five Points in Carlton

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Foxtel's Open Slather recalls golden age of TV comedy, but have audiences moved on?

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David Ryding on the CBD as Melbourne's heartbeat and our world-class literary credentials

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Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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