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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 08/02/2016


National

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

Chinese New Year 2016 – Year of the Monkey do's and don'ts

Is technology eating our brains?

Coin designer Stuart Devlin reflects on decimal currency's 50th anniversary

Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries

Multiple sclerosis sufferer Anthony Virgona will start process to end his life tomorrow

Dads hire coaches to find family friendly work

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

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

Salmonella outbreak spreads as numbers of infected increase

Australian woman Jocelyn Elliott to be released by al-Qaeda in Burkina Faso

Wife crashes her own funeral, surprising husband who had paid to have her killed

Neuroscientists use MRI scans to find disagreeing too stressful for some

Emerging food tribes test Melbourne's kitchens

Photos of the week

Clifford Possum's children see his masterpiece at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra

AFL's Dustin Martin said sorry, so why does the victim feel betrayed?

Defence white paper will reboot relationship with industry, Minister Payne says

Defence white paper will reboot relationship with industry Minister Payne says

Woolworths ordered to pay $3 million penalty for selling unsafe products

Big stones and bold colours: How celebrities are influencing engagement rings

Property of the week

World

Photos of the week

Best of the world - June 3, 2015

Haiti leaders agree to interim government amid protests

Awkward start to Republican debate as candidates fail to respond to name call

Republican debate: Trump booed by audience as Rubio roughed up by rivals

Taiwan quake: Frantic search for dozens missing beneath tower

Critic of Vatican refuses to step down from sex abuse commission

Mother and four children trapped in Christchurch Gondola

Mystery of Najib Razak's $990m donor deepens in Malaysia

Defiant North Korea launches 'space rocket'

Perth man deported from India after IS propaganda found on laptop

North Korea fires long-range rocket, say South Korean officials

Human rights concerns as France pushes to enshrine emergency powers

Australian bridge champion forced to sign gambling confession in Thailand

Kidnapped Australian Jocelyn Elliott freed by al-Qaeda in Burkina Faso

Austrian avalanche kills up to five: police

Boy, 11, jailed for murdering girl after she refused to show him puppies

Bomb kills eight in Pakistan city of Quetta

Oil-producing nations struggling for market power as prices drop

Best of the world - February 7, 2016

Justice Minister Michael Keenan's approval required for AFP to assist with possible death penalty case in Indonesia

Taiwan struck by earthquake: skyscrapers flattened

Pope Francis set for historic meeting with leader of Russian Orthodox Church

US preparing for possible air drops of humanitarian supplies over Syria

Homesick Iraqi refugees leaving Europe and heading home to the warzone

Inside the Peshmerga: the Kurdish fighting forces battling Islamic State

Airbnb slammed for offering rooms with a view in Jewish settlements

Australian woman Jocelyn Elliott to be released by al-Qaeda in Burkina Faso

Woman to go on trial in Italy for being a bad housewife

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits southern Taiwan

Business

Underpayment claims at Spotless

Dick Smith's board still has a lot of homework to do

Consumers are subsidising the unprofitable coal seam gas industry

Rio Tinto has dividend cut in its sights

Luke Nguyen's Chinese New Year in a Sydney night market

Ex Seymour Whyte CEO David McAdam takes over ATS Infrastructure

Qld gas users pay the price for $80b export boom

Statewide Super to ramp up marketing under new CEO Richard Nunn

Investors say Nant slow to respond when asked to redeem barrels

Oil crash has halted only 0.1 per cent of global production

The software that's making Australian manufacturers smarter

Crown Casino haven for drug traffickers, 'a blot on the community'

China seeks to cut coal capacity by 1b tons

Zika - are we panicking or is pre-emptive action the wisest course?

Whisky funding scheme run by bankrupt Keith Batt, who owes $16 million

CityLink users to be slugged tens of billions under Andrews government plan

Woolworths ordered to pay $3 million penalty for selling unsafe products

Deutsche Bank's new Australia boss Michael Ormaechea shrugs off the firm's bonus woes

Bellamy's Organic milks China's insatiable appetite for baby formula

Project approval process favours developers, victorious anti-CSG campaigners say

Sport

Cricket ODI: Indian women beat Australia to avoid series whitewash

NFL 2016 Super Bowl 50: Is this Peyton Manning's final ride?

Brett Favre highlights 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame class

A-League: Jets strike with upset win over City

Holt lights up AIS track to break her own world record

Motor sport: Kiwi shows endurance, speed to win 12 Hour at Mount Panorama circuit

British champ 'disgusted' by slur from rival Australian rider

Incredible shot steals Vic Open for New Zealander Michael Long in another play-off finish

Winless Canberra Capitals fall just short as Carrie Graf hits home stretch

Cricket: NSW wicketkeeper Ryan Carters back in Canberra for Futures League clash

Bendigo Spirit lose to Townsville Fire as WNBL finals drama continues

Australia v New Zealand ODI series: Strategy to bore Kane Williamson working a treat for Australia

Wanderers without rewards but brilliant performance rams home title credentials

Racing: Carey plots further triumphs at sales as he misses city double

Roar coach John Aloisi pushes Jamie Maclaren's Socceroos case

Stosur levels Slovakia Fed Cup tie

Super Bowl 50: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton named NFL MVP

Sydney Sevens: Australian coach Andy Friend unhappy about New Zealand extra player controversy

Brisbane Bandits win Australian Baseball League championship

Flare-toting Western Sydney Wanderers' fans admonished by FFA and club

Walls was justified in criticisms, says Daisy

Ben Cousins returns to West Coast Eagles to support son of Chris Mainwaring

Fremantle Dockers coach Ross Lyon says he'll extend contract if club wants

Essendon saga: Bombers add former Hawk Sam Grimley as an eighth top-up player

Ultimate Footy: Bigger and better in 2016

It's been a big week in art... with Jim Pavlidis

The Swiss 34, and Carlton's blues put acid on Pies, Tigers

AFL season 2016: Clubs paying for Bombers' 'indiscretion', says David Koch

AFL season 2016: Debt down but losses mount for AFL clubs

AFL season 2016: It's money time as clubs seek a greater share of TV riches

All Stars future under threat; moves to fast-track the end of the under-20s competition

Sydney Roosters young gun Latrell Mitchell had self-doubts after gruelling pre-season

NRL Indigenous All Stars: Greg Inglis travels to Stradbroke Island to inspire local kids

Waratahs captain David Dennis backs former Raider Reece Robinson in Super Rugby switch

Canberra Raiders young guns impress at Nines as focus turns to Knights trial

Auckland Nines: Parramatta Eels beat New Zealand Warriors to claim title

Auckland Nines: Manly Sea Eagles coach Trent Barrett labels tournament 'dangerous' and 'risky'

Auckland Nines: Jamie Buhrer set to miss six weeks with broken jaw

Dumped Maroons still eligible for Australian Kangaroos selection

Mitchell Pearce returns to holiday hotspot for rehabilitation

Sydney Sevens: New Zealand score try after the siren to sink Australia in final

Brumbies young guns Nick Jooste and Jordan Jackson-Hope impress in Super Rugby trial

Sydney Sevens: Australia brokenhearted again, but building confidence for Rio

Sydney Sevens: Australia women complete series whitewash over Ireland

Sydney Sevens: Australia set for rematch against New Zealand in Cup final

Waratahs captain David Dennis backs former Raider Reece Robinson in Super Rugby switch

Sydney Sevens: Australian coach Andy Friend unhappy about New Zealand extra player controversy

Sydney Sevens: Players deserve more respect, says Springbok Juan de Jongh

Sydney Sevens: Australia beat England to qualify for semi-finals

Six Nations Rugby 2016: Eddie Jones makes his mark as England coach

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

Score: Short notes on music

Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale confirm birth of son, Rocco

Overheard by Oslo Davis

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

Giveaways

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

The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

Runners raise more than $110,000 for charity in The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run

Gardening: Frothy and fabulous crepe myrtle, the happy hybrid

Plotlines: New park for Richmond, UK exhibition of garden-inspired works and learn to graft

Your stars with Lilith

Hollywood's hottest designers bring their best lines to Melbourne

In the galleries of Melbourne

Koorie installation transcends time and place

Screen Grabs

Australian paparazzo Jamie Fawcett beats Kiwis in hunt for Scarlett Johansson

Columns

Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right


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