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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 03/08/2015


Period drama: tampons, pads, blood and vaginas

Weather: Snow forecast in Victoria as Hobart gets sea-level dusting

Khaled Sharrouf hailed by fellow jihadist, prompting speculation he has died

Air passengers warned to expect delays as customs and immigration staff strike

Two dead in Gold Coast car crash

Gen Y says ageism hurts us too

Immigration spin doctors to lose special status

Size matters – especially when two star-studded realms collide in space

Blue Mountains blaze threatens homes

Trivia game links Adam Goodes to film Planet of the Apes

Swedish father and daughter artist duo capture the art of Australia's bush

Mummydesking: how to get work done and be a good mother

Good weekend? Thank your happy workplace

New Aussie anti-Islamic party guns for 20 per cent of the vote

Fifty per cent of teens sext by mobile phone

GPs do not understand medical abbreviations used by hospital doctors: Medical Journal of Australia study

Customs officer confiscates passenger's phone and then uses it to secretly text

AFP has 'lost' munitions, bullet-proof vests, body armour, Tasers and handcuffs

Teen bound for Melbourne school stranded after Chinese authorities arrest parents

Clique students create impressive images at Gardens of Stone

Gen Y: forget about auction results, we're waiting for the hearse

How one man endured the China stock market rollercoaster ride

Litbits: Entries open for Ogla Masters Short Story Competition

History lesson for climate change sceptics

Launch of audit reveals government's ignorance about school prayer groups

The Ella family speaks out on Adam Goodes' racism row: When a boo is not a boo

Horses celebrate their birthday like kids in a candy store

In a dark place: Adam Goodes, the nation and the race question

Ferocious Tigers stun Hawks in AFL

The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald join #IStandWithAdam campaign


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Best of the world - June 3, 2015

France and Britain ask European neighbours to help combat migrant crisis

Boko Haram fight: Nigeria's army says 178 captives rescued

Saudi King Salman cuts short holiday in France after outcry over exclusive use of beach

Syrian civil war: Zaatari Refugee Camp now 9th largest city in Jordan

'Incredible' heat dome in Middle East lifts 'feels-like' temperatures to 74 degrees

Khaled Sharrouf hailed by fellow jihadist, prompting speculation he has died

One pilot dead, one injured as Russian military helicopter crashes in air show

Doctor Jan Seski becomes second American named in African lion-killing investigation

Donald Trump fires aide over alleged racist Facebook posts

Syrian civil war: Zaatari Refugee Camp now 9th largest city in Jordan

Australian aviator Bert Hinkler honoured in Italy

MH370 search: Authorities swamped as more debris washes up on Reunion Island

Teen girl stabbed at Jerusalem Gay Pride dies

President Barack Obama's tougher climate change plan to be unveiled

Police officer shot dead in Memphis traffic stop, manhunt underway

Cilla Black dies aged 72 - BBC

Egypt court adjourns case against Peter Greste and two other Al-Jazeera journalists

MH370 search: more debris washes up on Reunion Island, reports say

Obama moves to accelerate historic shift to renewables

Beloved hitchhiking robot vandalised falls foul of strangers

Gardener, spare that clod: slaters have personalities, too

Could Joe Biden join the 2016 presidential race?

Wildfires prompt state of emergency in California

MIFF 2015: George Gittoes' Snow Monkey shows the other face of Afghanistan

Protests mount after deadly arson attack on Palestinian family

Technology captures Queen in quadruple portrait photo

North Korea's Kim Jong-un wins global statesmanship award

Kerry's Cairo visit comes as Jazeera three await their retrial verdict


Construction industry tech firm APE Mobile raises funds

G8 Education lobs $185m cash takeover offer for Affinity Education

Skilled Group suffers $67m writedown from Programmed Maintenance merger

Argo Investments' Jason Beddow says bank shares have stopped climbing for now

CSL completes Novartis flu vaccine deal

ACCC loss in Flight Centre, ANZ case clarifies price-fixing rules

Naked Wines to test bricks and mortar in Australia

5 signs that tell you to change jobs

Nine's Celebrity Apprentices won't stray from Mark Bouris' Yellow Brick Road

Growth dries up for BHP Billiton as oil price collapse bites

Probe into IOOF finds potential for front-running

Embattled NewSat chief Adrian Ballintine breached the Corporations Act

Few earnings surprises for investors in reporting season, says Credit Suisse equity analyst Damien Boey

Why former Myer CEO is heading to South Africa

Queensland project boosts LNG volume for BG Group

Chevron's Gorgon LNG faces delay to 2016

Backlash against corporate boxes a warning for sports stadium redevelopment

Trevor O'Hoy's excellent Mongolian adventure comes to an end

ASIC watchdog moves on failed Bendigo land-bank scheme Midland HWY

A grilling off the Richter scale looms for Fiat boss Clyde Campbell


Athletics Australia welcomes WADA probe

Australian Open to get variable ticket pricing in 2016

UFC 190: Ronda Rousey poses a unique problem

Tiger Woods optimistic after bounce back in final round

Ashes 2015: I expect Michael Clarke to retire after series

Inbee Park wins women's British Open title

Women's Ashes 2015: Centuries for Ellyse Perry, Alex Blackwell in tour match

Black Caps rue poor fielding and bowling as Zimbabwe chase down big total in Harare

Community Shield: Arsene Wenger hails rugged Arsenal, Jose Mourinho impressed

Aussie women win gold at world swimming championships

Mass doping by Olympic athletes widespread, internal data leak claims

Ashes 2015: Edgbaston a low point for Australia but we'll bounce back at Trent Bridge

Peter Roebuck case tipped to reopen by South Africa DPP

Lawyer's cobalt defence misses the facts

Canberra league uses Fifita episode to remind clubs of zero tolerance for ref abuse

Ashes 2015: Australia hoping Anderson injury as pivotal as McGrath's in 2005

World Swimming Championships 2015: official timer confuses the USA for Hong Kong

Roy Keane unloads on Arsenal - 'obsessed with selfies and six-packs'

Julie Corletto returns to the court before Australia's World Cup bid

Tuggeranong United appoints Woden Weston coach Miro Trninic

WAFL round 19: Finals season open for surprises

Fremantle to gain back Johnson and Fyfe

Age Footballer of the Year: Round 18 votes

Essendon coach James Hird sues insurance company for refusing to pay legal bill

AFL 101: three things we learned from round 18

Collingwood's Ben Reid looks set for AFL recall

Leon Cameron approaching fourth umpire 'not a good look' says Ross Lyon

Fremantle v GWS: Dockers secure top-two spot

Pressure builds on Hird as Bombers roll over against Bulldogs

Adam Goodes: football keeps the faith

Shaun Kenny-Dowall set to return for Sydney Roosters

Blake Austin voted game's best five-eighth by peers in RLW player poll

Sandor Earl set to face NRL anti-doping tribunal after two-year wait

Sydney Roosters prop Kane Evans may escape ban despite shoulder charge

Ivan Cleary hails 'brave' Penrith Panthers after defeat to Rabbitohs

Nate Myles ruled out of Gold Coast Titans match against Parramatta Eels

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor believes Dragons can get on winning roll after ending losing streak

Kyle Turner suffers another head-knock; Gorden Tallis says he should retire

Cronulla Sharks prop Andrew Fifita facing eight-match ban for referee abuse

NRL: Canberra Raiders confident it's not ''doom and gloom'' after Cowboys collapse

Rob Simmons out of Bledisloe Cup

How the Brumbies are tapping into the NFL market

Stephen Larkham says Matt Toomua available for Wallabies selection after head knock

Michael Hooper cleared to play for Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup opener

Kurtley Beale's Shute Shield minutes give him confidence ahead of All Blacks clash

All Blacks beef up Bledisloe Cup Test squad with Patrick Osborne and Tawera Kerr-Barlow

Kane Douglas has Wallabies in his sights

Bledisloe Cup 2015: Top five matches between the Wallabies and All Blacks

Michael Hooper named Players' Player of the Year at NSW Waratahs' awards night

Brumbies name Dream Team for first 20 years of Super Rugby


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


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Courtney Barnett to headline Falls Music and Arts Festival

From Vanuatu to the Venice Film Festival: a gala launch for the Australian film Tanna

Cilla Black dies aged 72 - BBC

Actress Charlize Theron adopts baby girl, August

Six burning questions for singer Husky Gawenda

Life hacks: experts give their insider tips

Around the house life hacks



What's on: your Sunday-to-Sunday guide to Sydney attractions from August 2

Gamechanger: A return to quaint

Joshua Oppenheimer follows Oscar-nominated doco with harrowing The Look of Silence


Tuesday, August 4

World Wrestling Entertainment star 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies aged 61

Gardening: how not to kill indoor plants

Capital Life: Bungendore Fine Art Gallery celebrates 10th anniversary

Keeping an eye on the kids: how social media is reshaping the family home

Frosts might be beautiful but they're a danger to certain plants


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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