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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 22/09/2014


National

Toilet anxiety: fear of the unmentionable

Fourth person dies after PNG plane crash

Canberra's wedge-tailed eagles thriving on degustation menu

Police Mafia link: John Hatton recalls ordeal of Winchester corruption case

Climate activists rope in Three Sisters to make their point

This is Not a Love Song review: Bittersweet tale of musical passion

The Violent Romantics' My Struggle review: Aimless satire painful to witness

Melbourne Fringe review: Dead Set

Melbourne Fringe review: Flash/Girl

Tweet and destroy: Australian spies track terror threats on social media

Melbourne Fringe review: Steve Nieve Plays Elvis Costello

Qantas passenger faces jail after plane forced to divert

David Byrne's Imelda Marcos musical heads down under

Score: Melbourne singer hits Nashville prize high note

Qantas flight diverted because of drunk, Scotch-stealing passenger

Breaking the ice with medical fund-raising

Denzel Washington: In between the laughter, there is time for the vigilante

The China syndrome: At the frontline of Australian property revolution

Clooney, Zeta Jones, Zellweger: World's best plastic surgeons give their verdict

We are the ones being terrorised, Muslims say

Credit card change from sign to PIN causes tips to drop

Student taxi driver faces two counts of rape

Passenger ejected from flight over notebook doodles

Car rego - Drivers caught out after stickers abolished

Nationwide rallies for climate action

Australian Defence Force personnel advised to wear civvies due to terror threats

Muslims campaign to reclaim IS symbol

John Kerry praises Australia for military pledge on Iraq

Aged care: funding cuts will impact on elderly patients

Australian Crime Commission to launch national bikie crackdown

World

NASA spacecraft slips into orbit around Mars

Alex Salmond says Scotland can still declare independence

Blasts in China's Xinjiang kill two

Global fears grow as Pakistan expands nuclear capabilities

Walled off: Google's issues in China deepen

John Key wants New Zealand flag referendum to ditch Union Jack

Israel worries as al-Qaeda affiliates gain control of Syrian side of Golan frontier

Recep Tayyip Erdogan denies paying ransom to free Turkish hostages from Islamic State militants

China and Iran to conduct joint naval drills in the Persian Gulf

Iran prosecutor demands social media block

US General Martin Dempsey stresses vital role of Arab nations in Iraq

MH17 crash: Families of German victims to sue Ukraine, says lawyer

Oktoberfest welcomes one million people

NASA's Maven explorer arriving at Mars

Yemeni parties and Houthi rebels sign deal to end fighting

Afghanistan gets new president, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai

Climate change march attracts thousands of protesters worldwide

Thousands flee ISIL's brutal onslaught

United States believes Khorasan poses as big a threat as Islamic State

Two police officers killed in Cairo bomb

Bomb attacks kill six in Iraq

Thousands of Russians protest in Moscow over Kremlin role in Ukraine

Japan's sumo wrestlers tackle cry-babies

Czech zoo burns rhino horns to help save endangered species

As Sierra Leone's Ebola lockdown draws to a close, questions remain

Afghan rivals finally agree power-sharing deal

Putin to face icy reception at G20, says US Treasury Secretary

World War II agent 'Fifi' deadlier than the male

Bainimarama claims Fiji election victory

Indirect Gaza talks to resume

Business

Competition inquiry backs 'effects test' laws to protect smaller businesses

Gerry Harvey hopes for 'Magic Millions' from sale of Nathan Tinkler's nags

Banks offer home loan enticements as property market hots up

ABC news programs facing cuts

Qantas frequent flyer program 'daunting'

Competition effects test to take a back seat, says Samuel

T-Box era ends ahead of pay TV overhaul

Joe Hockey hails global infrastructure plan, says crackdowns on tax evasion on track

Looming Netflix arrival sparks TV rights scramble

Credit Suisse boss Edward Jewell-Tait slams commissions for financial advisers

Anglo American seeks support to keep the faith with fossil fuels

US toll road company part-owned by Macquarie Group will file for bankruptcy

Sharemarket falls catch foreign investors' eyes

Online retailer Asos facing backlash from leading fashion brands over discounting

Alibaba shares close up 38 per cent on opening day

Ghost tube stations worth billions go on sale

Who needs compulsory super?

The death of salary benchmarking

Our temp labour rates second in world

Health: Laughter makes a difference

Sport

Formula One driver Kevin Magnussen suffered burnt backside in Singapore Grand Prix

Manuel Pellegrini blasts Chelsea calling the Blues a 'small' team

Two's Kompany as gladiator Costa meets his match

Alen Stajcic named Matildas coach

Bendigo to Istanbul in a day, Gabe Richards flies out to replace Opals star Liz Cambage

Mile Jedinak scores in Crystal Palace victory

Alen Stajcic appointed Matildas coach

Historic first as Spain appoint female Davis Cup captain

Australia opens world championships with two silver medals

Jessica Fox completes historic double at worlds

Alessandro Florenzi booked for hugging grandmother as Roma win again

Lionel Messi and Neymar score in Barcelona thrashing of Levante

Lampard turns on Chelsea as Man Utd humbled by Leicester

Leicester fights back to beat Manchester United as Spurs lose

Lewis Hamilton wins Singapore Grand Prix

Seven, TVN on brink of 10-year deal for two-state vision rights

Brisbane will rejoin NBL next season after lengthy absence

Lauren Jackson backs Liz Cambage to bounce back for Australian Opals after heartbreaking world championship injury

Buffering to take on Lankan Rupee

Late changes to riding tactics enough to drive a mug punter mad

Kieren Jack can accept fine for misconduct charge

Robbie Gray could win Port Adelaide's first Brownlow Medal

Andrew Demetriou calls for end to Essendon supplements saga

Live blog with Rohan Connolly, noon Monday

Buddy Franklin can handle AFL grand final hype, says Malceski

Essendon players ready to listen to ASADA deal offers

Perth student's mathematical model to predict AFL Brownlow winner

Subiaco beats odds and elements to win flag

The long battle back from a broken leg has paid off for Sydney Swans' Gary Rohan

Footscray celebrates first day flag since '54

Josh Jackson avoids NRL charge for alleged chicken wing tackle

Kyle Eastmond not concerned by challenge of Sam Burgess

Newcastle Knights still interested in jailed forward Russell Packer

Kieran Foran admits his future at Manly Sea Eagles is uncertain

Penrith Panthers forward Ben Murdoch-Masila coming to terms with loss of friend Mosese Fotuaika

Upbeat North Queensland Cowboys' David Furner calls for refereeing consistency in NRL finals

Top-shelf semi-finals make a weekend of classic football

NRL won't back down on mandatory sin bin rule for punching

NRL celebrating all-Sydney final four

Bulldogs five-eighth Josh Reynolds had discussed ball striking the ref rule with Michael Ennis

Wallabies desperate to break Cape Town drought: James Slipper

All Blacks stand down Aaron Cruden after night out

Kyle Eastmond not concerned by challenge of Sam Burgess

Ewen McKenzie reveals why slow learner Robinson omitted

Michael Hooper will long remember encounter with Schalk Burger, says Phil Waugh

ARU chief Bill Pulver floats plan for retired rugby star Pat McCabe to become a referee

Will Skelton scores and sin-binned as Canberra Vikings settle for draw with Sydney Stars

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper defies pressure as confidence in calls grows

Report card: how Wallabies have fared under Ewen McKenzie

English clubs agree compensation in World Cup dispute

Opinion

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

Faith

Fortress Canberra needs reinforcement

The budget facts that Canberra isn't telling you

Migrating flak away from the minister

Entertainment

Pregnant Missy Higgins promotes book, album

Weird gigs are not unusual for the sex bomb

Jennifer Byrne and Howard Jacobson delve into famous Australians

New season's Mediterranean feast

From frisky to risky

Six burning questions for Danny McGinlay

Australian owned business in Los Angeles

Sunday Quiz

Milliners are a step ahead for spring carnival

Legendary photojournalist Don McCullin declares peace impossible

Ariana Grande is on the brink of a major image problem

Where pines whisper of things past

Question Time: Adam Shand on The Real Chopper

Cabin 2 by Maddison Architects "grows out of the land" to win Australian Timber Design Awards

Get HandsOn in the school holidays

Best Brekkie: Ora Cafe works seasonal ingredients into intriguing-sounding combinations

Six reasons to visit Birregurra

Living Museum of the West show views industrial and social history

Tim Winton is curious about a new life for his novel The Riders

Top 10 films

Columns

Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right


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