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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 01/09/2015


National

Busy bushfire season predicted for Australia's most populous regions

Health Check: do you need to stretch before and after exercise?

New research suggests a link between creativity and psychological distress

Girl douses train passengers with water after being asked to turn down her music

Sailor considers appeal after losing compensation case over unwanted pregnancy

Sydney weather: Mild start to spring ahead of warm burst

Gay couples throw ring into the hat

MH370: Science writer casts doubt on flaperon finding

Sydney property developers Nati Stoliar and James Jariv jailed in US

Public servants go thirsty as depts' budgets dry up

Cummings family accept offer of state funeral from NSW

ATO cracking down on rental claims

State of the art: how Victoria is developing its design courses and credentials

Bart Cummings, the Cups King sits alongside the sporting greats

Kununurra Cup signals the height of outback fashion - and end of the dry season

Two asylum seekers need hospital care after reports of self-harm

Scientific studies of animal intelligence and emotion reveal surprising traits

When age is a barrier

Older women working longer - a hike of 300 percent

Teenagers and sex: where parents go wrong

Cancer study: Breakthrough reveals risks based on age, gender

Birthday cakes banned at Only About Children childcare centre in Surry Hills

Amal Clooney says Al Jazeera, Peter Greste guilty verdict 'sends a dangerous message'

Peter Greste and al-Jazeera colleagues sentenced to three years' jail by Egyptian court

Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed found guilty by Cairo court

Women of the beyond find strength and beauty in a parched and emptied landscape

Step aside, Steve McQueen. Here's the real Great Escaper, and he's Australian

Jackie Kelly's struggle to balance motherhood and work as a Howard government minister

High-flying Magpies end Cats AFL year

Twitter tracked to downfall of Operation Fortitude one Simpsons meme at a time

World

Photos of the week

Best of the world - June 3, 2015

Another win for gay marriage in the US Supreme Court

Former US agent who stole bitcoins in silk road case tried to change identity

Final four new NZ flag options revealed

Final four New Zealand flags revealed

Flurry of tropical cyclones give super El Nino another boost

Self-help guru and best-selling author of 'Your Erroneous Zones' Wayne Dyer dies at 75

Ukraine's pro-Russian bill sparks deadly clashes outside Kiev parliament

'I can go to jail': Michelle Carter's text to friend about Conrad Roy suicide messages

Turkish court charges Vice News reporters with terrorism links

Husband arrested after top pianist Natalia Strelchenko found beaten to death

Another explosion at chemical plant in China

"My life's work": Alison Parker's dad writes about fighting for gun control after Virginia TV shooting

Virginia TV shooting: NRA tells grieving parents not to be 'emotional'

Refugee crisis: Migrant trains reach Vienna, EU asylum rules under strain

Boko Haram kills 68 Nigerians in remote Borno state

Thai police chief rewards officers after mysterious bomb suspect nabbed

Petition to stop rape of Indian sisters as 'punishment' gets 175,000 signatures

'You are too late, she is no more': blood-covered murder-accused was 'proud' of killing

Indonesian police deny buck's night bribe claim

Dozens of virgins killed on the way to king's dance

Reporter's stock market 'confession' a stark warning to Chinese media

Refugee crisis: rescued at sea, searching for a safe haven

Migrant crisis: People smugglers change tactics to dodge border traps

Spy agencies mining adultery website data

In Phuketwan case, Reuters supports media freedom - but from a distance

'I want three': French journalists charged with royal blackmail

Huge protest in Tokyo as Japanese citizens refuse war contribution

US working on cyber sanctions for China

Business

Maersk gets approval for $6.3b UK North Sea gas field

Weaker rouble aids Gazprom profit as gas prices plunge

Hedge funds' well-timed bullish bets ahead of oil's price surge

Oil surges on revised US data, OPEC's open door to price talks

NBN should have no more cost blowouts from here: Thodey

Class action looms for 7-Eleven over wage scandal

Freedom Foods and US partner Dean Foods scrap a2 Milk takeover bid

Philippines telco Globe tells Telstra to bring it on

Infigen Energy targets wind farm sales to tap into RET growth

Vocation CEO Stewart Cummins tips return to profit in 2016 after $300m loss

Bradken goes solo as Sigdo Koppers, CHAMP Private Equity fail to make bid

Murray Goulburn says farmer payout 'affordable', sales drop 1.5 per cent

Exclusive Henley startup club launches in Sydney with broadside for tech hubs

Transfield shares surge amid detention controversy

Glove and condom maker Ansell launches $140m share buyback

Australian business calendar, August 31-September 4

Mega gas discovery off Egyptian coast

'BlueScope setting Port Kembla up for failure': unions

Billionaire Solomon Lew's $2m payday from rising fortunes of skate group Globe

Bradken open to offers again as Chilean merger fails to spark

Sport

US Open 2015: Novak Djokovic gets speedy first-round win over Joao Souza

US Open 2015: Serena Williams begins calendar grand slam push in ruthless style

Spring Racing Carnival: Bart's absence telling at Melbourne Cup launch

Bernard Tomic court date after US Open

Michael Jordan's 'Space Jam' Tune Squad jersey up for auction

Socceroos escalate FFA pay row with ban on commercial appearances in Perth

Exosphere Golden Rose favourite after poor barrier trial from Vancouver

US Open 2015: No doubles for Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis

LA Lakers legends Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal make up on podcast 11 years after messy break-up

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea's transfer to Real Madrid off due to late paperwork: reports

Nick Kyrgios given centre court priority in prime time over Roger Federer at US Open but will Americans boo him again?

Jarryd Hayne makes San Francisco 49ers' 75-man roster

Blountstown Middle School Football Quarterback cartwheels out of tackle, throws touchdown pass

Steve Smith laments Australia's poor finish as England hang on to win Twenty20

England overcome Steve Smith's 90 to seal Twenty20 win over Australia

India need seven wickets to clinch series against Sri Lanka

Women's Ashes: England easily beat Southern Stars in series finale

Live T20 scores: Australia v England

Australian veteran Rod Pampling back on US PGA Tour

Decision in Tom Brady's Deflategate looming, but won't be end of it

Fremantle to rest Matthew Pavlich, Luke McPharlin, David Mundy against Port Adelaide

Talking Point: Would Collingwood consider trading Travis Cloke?

The tactics employed by some of the best AFL coaches

Carlton's Andrew Carrazzo announces his retirement

North Melbourne warned against resting players for final round

Luke Beveridge, Western Bulldogs' moment with the AFL premiership cup

How the Adelaide Crows got back in the game

Crows put the fun back into football, says Josh Jenkins

'Mission Impossible' not so impossible, says Drew Petrie

Essendon player Courtenay Dempsey could press charges over racial abuse on social media

Canberra Raider Jack Wighton faces one week ban for Jamie Soward hit

Penrith Panthers boss Justin Pascoe emerging as front-runner to become Wests Tigers chief executive

Which NRL team are you? Take the quiz to find your true rugby league soul mate

Canberra Raiders lock up five-eighth Blake Austin until the end of 2018

Canterbury Bulldogs fined $20,000 for coach Des Hasler comments

Former colleagues and players join family to farewell rugby league journalist Alan Clarkson

Live NRL: Canberra Raiders v Penrith Panthers

Roosters prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves tips Suaia Matagi to strike fear in opposition defenders

Why Robbie Farah is on the outer at Wests Tigers - and his most likely options

Darius Boyd says 2015 Broncos different from 2006 NRL premiers

Rugby World Cup 2015: Wales include prop Samson Lee in World Cup squad

Rugby World Cup 2015: NRL star Craig Wing in Japan World Cup squad

Rugby World Cup 2015: Wallabies call up extra numbers for US Eagles preparation

Rugby World Cup 2015: Nehe Milner-Skudder selection for the All Blacks risky, warns Rod Kafer

Rugby World Cup 2015: South African party asks court to ban Springboks

The Gods of Rugby Heaven: The wingers

The Gods of Rugby Heaven: The hookers

The Gods of Rugby Heaven: The loosehead props

The Gods of Rugby Heaven: The number eights

The Gods of Rugby Heaven: The tight-head props

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

Simon Tedeschi's Gershwin collection up for grabs

Overheard: In Elizabeth Street

We Are Your Friends review: Zac Efron moves to the beat of a different drum

The 20 best tickets for fun under $20 this spring (and a bunch are free)

Gatecrasher: What to wear at the races...and other difficult life questions

Plot purchases make Melburnians instant lords and ladies

Savvy Shopper: Anders Collection, Claus Porto and more

Gardening: The glory of the grevillea

So who is Sam Harris, and what has he done to upset Ben Affleck?

Look, up in the sky, if you dare: Drone Opera explores a new air of anxiety

What to do in Melbourne this weekend

Our wrap of gardening and related events in town this week

Exploring the relationship between the natural world, horticulture, health and wellbeing

Want to know what's new in architecture? Pop-up pavilions reveal things to come

The Ogden Museum of Art: helping heal the devastation of Hurricane Katrina 10 years on

Our pick of what's showing on the big screen

Dan Rule on the latest in galleries around town

With this kiss: Australian Ballet's new Sleeping Beauty awakens

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2015: designers shine with a little help from Fred

Alison Bell brings her courageous spirit to Harold Pinter's Betrayal for MTC

Columns

Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right


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