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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 10/02/2016


Female backpackers escape alleged kidnapping and murder in South Australian bush

Ure family's claim for remote oil-rich reefs fails

Australian bushfires on the rise, new research finds

Australia needs 'highly effective' climate research amid CSIRO cuts: Alan Finkel

Return of Kings founder Daryush 'Roosh' Valizadeh admits to 'what could be considered rape' in deleted post

National Museum acquires Peter Norman Olympic singlet

APS bosses to try, try again on wages

CSIRO cuts amount to 'real crisis' in environmental science, scientists say

Exploitation in electronics: Too many companies failing to come clean

Crown croupier charged with $100,000 fraud over paying out losing mates

Child protection workers urged to consider adoption in forums across NSW

Chief of Australian online firm Uglii resigns amid allegations of corporate misconduct

Investor says he was not permitted to take away whisky barrels from Nant distillery

Australian Federal Police resources 'stretched' to cope with terror threat

George Pell will not return to Australia to testify at Royal Commisssion

Sydney weather: Benign conditions in store as big heat builds in the west

IVF treatment: South African agency flies egg donors to Australia

CSIRO head Larry Marshall defends climate research cuts as angry scientists protest in Melbourne

CSIRO executives asked to justify deep cuts to climate science

Royal Commission: George Pell to give evidence by video link

Minister holds no records of meetings on exploited workers

Disregard for UN ruling on Julian Assange's detention will be a blow to human rights

Heat to stay on CSIRO climate cuts amid claims Malcolm Turnbull was 'blindsided'

Investors say Nant slow to respond when asked to redeem barrels

Olympic hopefuls among the thousands who completed 2016 Cole Classic

St Vincent's and Calvary to support to asylum seekers wanting church sanctuary

The damage pornography did to a six-year-old child

Explainer: Why is Tasmania's world heritage area burning?

Number of foreign fighters heading for Islamic State has fallen

Two cases of mosquito-borne Zika virus confirmed in Queensland in 24 hours


Photos of the week

Best of the world - June 3, 2015

Russia to make UN claim to Arctic ocean seabed

Indonesian Air Force plane crashes in residential East Java

Sanders supporters 'inflamed and aroused' by runaway New Hampshire win

Routs for Trump and Sanders jolt political system

'Human error' responsible for German head-on train crash

North Korea satellite achieves stable orbit

Syria vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels, risking 300,000 lives

Police crack Thai fake passport racket and arrest 'The Doctor'

A 12-year-old Syrian migrant wrote this heartbreaking letter to the King of Sweden

Palace of Henry VIII holds first Catholic service in nearly 500 Years

A mother's internet sleuthing about her daughter's odd teeth leads to a troubling discovery

US man charged with throwing alligator into Wendy's restaurant

United Nations renews call for impartial war crimes investigations in Sri Lanka

Guns, drugs and cars: Why Americans die younger

Taiwan developer in custody after tower collapses in earthquake

'The Sarajevo of Syria': What the fall of Aleppo would mean for the world

Woman wins payout after doctors started caesarean without anaesthetic

Indian soldier survives six days buried in snow after avalanche

Nine killed, 100 injured in train collision in southern Germany

CSIRO cuts amount to 'real crisis' in environmental science, scientists say

Indonesian radicals jailed for role in Islamic State training, recruitment

Taiwan quake: More survivors rescued

Rogue intelligence officer directing elephant poachers in Tanzania

Shots fired in Hong Kong as violence flares

Russian firepower helps Syrian forces push towards Turkey border

How a huge Chinese 'Ponzi scheme' lured investors

What is Ash Wednesday?

Nepal ethnic minorities call off trading blockade


Adani turns to solar power as coal plans draw fire

Tourism New Zealand turns to Megan Gale to lure high-spending cyclists

Leafy greens linked with salmonella exported to Singapore, Thailand and Hong Kong

Judge scrambles ACCC's egg cartel case

Ure family's claim for remote oil-rich reefs fails

APA Group eyeing more mining customers after opening WA pipeline

Property returns trounce shares in past decade

Cheap oil – and petrol – here to stay, say agencies

Has Telstra's mobile network outage broken its reputation?

AGL Energy write-downs push first-half into loss

Home building boom lifts Boral profit 23pc

Pork commodity prices rise on Chinese demand

How to still make money in technology sector

BoQ boss Jon Sutton lost for words ... you know, like job and losses

Tesla shares plunge again in advance of earnings report

SMSF software maker Class Super targets growth in adviser market

Crown croupier charged with $100,000 fraud over paying out losing mates

Vitamins group Vitaco tumbles to below float price and then bulks up again

Domino's launches start-up lab with robots and artificial intelligence in mind

Holland America abandons the disco as it looks to attract younger cruisers


Sky Racing 2 free on one-off basis as Tabcorp counts cost after race clashes

Western Sydney Wanderers face the waiting game as Football Federation Australia ponders sanctions

Canberra Cavalry pitcher Steven Kent to start in Australia's game one of WBC against Philippines

Nicholson adds another title to his CV

NBL: Melbourne United aim to replace New Zealand Breakers at top of ladder

Trial of 30-minute starting times could continue into autumn, says Racing Victoria

Zika virus won't deter Samantha Stosur's Olympic aims

Australia v New Zealand Test series: No-ball issues still worrying James Pattinson

Australia v New Zealand Test series: Shades of England in Black Caps' green-top

Asian Champions League: Victory determined to break drought and get out of group

Australia's women cricketers receive $500k health insurance boost

Western Sydney Wanderers forward Brendon Santalab said team shouldn't be punished for fans' antics

Madi Robinson to captain Melbourne Vixens

Is Melbourne United guard Stephen Holt the most under-rated player in NBL?

My message to Shane Warne? Just shut up and eat the grubs - and leave Steve Waugh alone

Melbourne City's W-League champions off to Abu Dhabi to play Manchester City

Cricketers face sin-bin in discipline crackdown under new MCC trial laws

What a cheek: Usman Khawaja's pre-game grab of Adam Zampa's butt

Australian cricketers get up close and personal during national anthem

UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus' hip-hop inspired floor routine goes viral

Former Essendon rookie Hal Hunter to sue club over supplements program

Fremantle's luckless Anthony Morabito suffers a hamstring injury

Melbourne Demons training scuffle didn't overstep the mark: Nathan Jones

Centimetre perfect: The best Dennis Cometti-isms

Collingwood's Jeremy Howe insists he broke finger playing frisbee, not cricket

AFL commentator Dennis Cometti to hang up the microphone at the end of 2016

Anthony Morabito injury: Another setback for luckless Fremantle midfielder

AFL 2016: Frisbee mishap puts Jeremy Howe out of round one

Richmond's Anthony Miles still learning, best yet to come for Richmond

New doubts over ice's effectiveness at treating injuries won't dissuade club doctors

Cronulla Sharks coach Shane Flanagan wants All Stars match scrapped

All Stars concept far too important to scrap, says a frustrated Greg Bird

South Sydney Rabbitohs boss John Lee frontrunner to take over as Sydney Roosters CEO

Newcastle Knights halfback Trent Hodkinson expected back for trial against Canberra Raiders

Canberra Raiders think differently in bid to trim financial losses: Don Furner

Adrian Morley lauds appointment of Wayne Bennett as England rugby league coach

South Sydney among suitors for Canterbury Bulldogs forward Josh Jackson

New doubts over ice's effectiveness at treating injuries won't dissuade club doctors

Stan Grant says scrapping NRL All Stars match would be 'foolish and insulting'

NRL All Stars 2016: Greg Inglis insists South Sydney Rabbitohs are a happy camp

Six Nations 2016: England coach Eddie Jones says fitness must improve before Wallabies Tests

NSW Waratahs embrace inner Beethoven with Sydney Symphony performance

Ireland rugby legend Paul O'Connell hangs up his boots due to injury

NWU-Pukke score historic nine-point try in South Africa's Varsity Cup rugby competition

Wallabies and ACT Brumbies forward David Pocock considers sabbatical to study in England

ACT Brumbies call on sprint coach to boost Super Rugby bid

David Pocock considers 12 months off as ARU, ACT Brumbies prepare massive offer

New doubts over ice's effectiveness at treating injuries won't dissuade club doctors

Super Rugby: 'Goru fever' surrounds Queensland Reds recruit Ayumu Goromaru

Ayumu Goromaru to make Queensland Reds debut against ACT Brumbies


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


Australian Art Quartet receive electric shocks to distort live classical music performance

George Byrne's Local Division seeks the sublime in everyday LA

TV previews, Friday February 12

TV previews, Thursday February 11

Mardi Gras Day for Night party mixes music, performance, installations and dance

Review: Diana Krall, Brisbane Convention Centre, February 8, 2016

Cal Wilson

Stage: Treading the boards

NFL 2016 Super Bowl 50: Coldplay, Beyonce and Bruno Mars marshal love in half-time show

TV previews, Monday February 8

Beethoven Alive review: Vladimir Ashkenazy guides masterly philharmonic blend

Watson, Cumberbatch to be at Oxford

Score: Short notes on music

Fashion Rules: It's not what you wear, it's how you wear it

The Melbourne Guide to Valentine's Day 2016: Where to find a date and where to take them

Keeping Cupid active on Valentine's Day


Going Out Guide: a week of Sydney attractions from February 7

Steady hands make light work when restoring 18th-century porcelain

Wanted: circus genius with people skills


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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