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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 30/03/2015


National

Emissions slide began to reverse after the end of the carbon price, data show

Family violence and child sex abuse widely under-reported in remote indigenous communities, finds crime commission

Royal Easter Show 2015: Best cow and bull prizes come down to being all about the hair

Major delays forecast as Medicare, Centrelink and biosecurity staff strike

Craig Thomson's bid to have trial dismissed based on mental health issues rejected by court

12 million Anzac records available online at Ancestry and National Archives of Australia

Palm Sunday rally for refugees with Jon Stanhope

Crime groups plotting to steal from Indigenous communities, probe reveals

Family day-care numbers explode across Victoria

Jamie Oliver whips up support for junk food tax and right recipe for education

Shop union asks Fair Work Ombudsman to ensure Easter Sunday penalty rates paid

Ed Sheeran sells out Melbourne arena on his own terms

Henry Kissinger paid $5m to steer Rio Tinto through Stern Hu debacle and consolidate China links

Nomanslanding - new ANZAC art installation commemorates WWI centenary

One woman a week dies at the hands of her partner or ex-partner. New ways of tackling domestic homicide

Union call to expel minister-turned-lobbyist Martin Ferguson from Labor

Relief for Abbott but still a sting in Baird win

Melbourne woman killed, man critical after Byron Bay skydiving accident

New Homes small: Apartment conversion with sole

Tony Gordon prepares the Melbourne Cricket Ground for pinnacle of the ICC World Cup

Changing culture: When good cops tackle bad cops

Gone with a text. The demise and possible rise of unions

Chalking up tales of random kindness on a road that sometimes seems just mean

The long, hard road to empowering Indigenous Australia

Aboriginal leaders promote bold blueprint to close the gap

Switching back from smartphones to dumb phones

Lions down Reds 18-17 in Super Rugby

'Violation and betrayal': Low pay offer hurt ADF's fighting edge, say ADFA academics

Business rejects Australian unions' push for minimum wage rise

Dr Brown Brown Brown and his Singing Tiger turns child's child's play into grown-up fun

World

Queen Elizabeth's staff threaten to strike

Strong earthquakes strike off Tonga and Samoa

Second blogger, Washikur Rahman, hacked to death in Bangladesh

Negotiators race against deadline in Iran nuclear talks

Chan, Sukumaran lawyers in plea to judges - and Metallica

India's beef ban reaches the big cat cages

Major 7.5 earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

Delhi man starts school under train line for disadvantaged children

For Iran, boosting economy is the real incentive to cut a nuclear deal

Indiana governor Mike Pence defends religious freedom bill

British Airways pilot killed his wife then planned to crash a jumbo jet

Gunmen attack polling stations in Nigeria's north

Boston police officer cited for heroism after marathon bombing is shot in the face

Arab leaders agree on joint military force

Reports girlfriend of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz pregnant with his child

Arab strikes hit Yemen's main airport, foreigners flee

Nigeria's election: ballot counting tense after technology failures

Germanwings plane crash: 78 strands of DNA found at crash site

Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP party wins local French elections

Jihadist chief killed as Tunisians march

Ebola survivors told to stop having sex

Religious freedom law sparks outrage as #boycottindiana trends worldwide

Kabul suicide bomber could signal new wave of Taliban violence

Muslim Brotherhood leaders are terrorists, says Egypt's chief prosecutor

Air Canada Airbus A320 crash lands at Halifax International Airport

Germanwings plane crash: Captain made two attempts to enter cockpit

Tunisian forces kill nine militants before world leaders attend 'Bardo' march

Guinea declares Ebola emergency in five west coast districts

John Kerry cancels trip in honour of Ted Kennedy as Iran nuclear talks intensify

Singaporeans say goodbye to Lee Kuan Yew

Business

Coca-Cola accused of 'greenwashing' with launch of sugar-reduced Coke Life

Origin Energy hit with record $2 million fine for deceiving customers

John Holland sale to China Communications delayed by regulatory questions

Slater & Gordon acquisition 'transformative'

Allegro Funds buys Great Southern Rail from Serco

Member-owned health funds try to take back customers

Caltex Australia set to pursue acquisitions after Chevron exit

Beach Energy shares decline as Chevron abandons shale venture

Top cop raises smartphone payment security fears

Morgans analyst Derek Jellinek picks four top healthcare stocks

Slater & Gordon confirms $1.2b Quindell buy, $890m capital raising

Investors urged to be wary of fixed income investments

Coca-Cola Amatil banking on lift from Coke Life

Royal Dutch Shell delays WA drilling plans as crude oil price dives

Australia: Doormat for foreign miners

Telstra ups download deals to challenge competition

Fortescue Metals' Nev Power has 'great confidence' in China's long-term iron ore demand

Abbott government questions dividend imputation and company tax rate

Cover-More lifts the price of travel insurance policies

Macquarie to pay US Securities and Exchange Commission $19m over China stock sale

Sport

Ashton Agar favoured to join Australia's winter Test tours

WAFL 2015: what we learnt from the weekend

Sydney FC striker Shane Smeltz banned for three matches after lashing out with boot

Chris Waller-Zabeel combination to help Preferment to Derby double

Coarse tongues leave stain on the cup

Last chance to win $150,000 of Gerry Harvey's racing prizemoney in the Doncaster at Royal Randwick

Cricket World Cup: Mitch Starc 'near perfect' in WC, bowling coach Craig McDermott declares

Junior Brumbies win national title to end 10-year drought

Canberra still a chance of four runners in NSW Country Championships at Randwick

Reus, Mueller on target as Germany ease past Georgia

Wellington Phoenix will learn from loss, says Ernie Merrick

Live: Macedonia v Socceroos

Canberra cyclist Brandie O'Connor wins world championships silver medal

Cricket World Cup 2015: Australian player rankings

Cricket World Cup 2015: Three Aussies, no Indians in ICC's XI

Magnificent seven to become six of the best as A-League finals close in

Stewards adjourn first NSW inquiry into alleged greyhound live baiting offences

Bernard Tomic booed in Miami Open loss, Rafael Nadal out

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold re-shaping the Sky Blues

Don't listen to 'em, Warnie, this World Cup win is worth toasting

Pies coach devastated that players face drug bans at 'sweet spot' of their careers

Essendon drug scandal: Port Adelaide to ask for compensation if players are suspended

Essendon drugs saga: Clearing players and clearing club not the same thing

Pies sought ASADA assurances that only two players had failed drug tests

Clean slate dream for Magpies left in ruins

WAFL 2015: what we learnt from the weekend

Clenbuterol's patchy doping past reaches AFL

Collingwood's Jack Crisp fined for gambling, but escapes ban

Pies need defenders to cover for suspended players

Collingwood audit their supplements after players test positive for clenbuterol

Jonathan Thurston the match-winner as North Queensland Cowboys edge out Melbourne Storm

Judgment day looms for Leichhardt Oval

Canberra Raiders defence on edge before clash with wounded Manly

NRL continue dangerous throw crackdown with six charges

Newcastle Knights and St George Illawarra Dragons will play for Alex McKinnon Cup

Parramatta Eels winger Reece Robinson faces two-game ban for dangerous throw

Live NRL: North Queensland Cowboys v Melbourne Storm

Sam Kasiano re-signs with Canterbury

Blake Ferguson to undergo surgery and ruled out for four months

Was Super League simply ahead of its time?

NSW Waratahs face a non-stop journey to Super Rugby finals

Junior Brumbies win national title to end 10-year drought

Stephen Larkham says Brumbies could set up Super Rugby finals campaign over next five weeks

Michael Cheika's diplomacy skills to be tested by gathering of Waratahs and Brumbies in Wallabies group

Waratahs growing scrum strength a good sign for Wallabies: Sekope Kepu

Disallowed tries cost Force against Sharks

NZ beat Australia in Hong Kong Sevens group

World record crowd for a club rugby match

Handre Pollard boots Bulls to victory over Crusaders

Tight Five: Will Skelton returns to his best for NSW Waratahs

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

Nazeem Hussain on dabbling with napalm, Legally Brown and overt racism in Australia

Review: Max and Ivan's The End at Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Growing up on Mad Men: A conversation with Matthew Weiner and Kiernan Shipka

Comedy Festival – Geraldine Hickey: Listen Out for the Castanets: Storyteller clicks with audience

Comedy Festival – Judith Lucy: Ask No Questions of the Moth: Life-affirming humour amid sorrow

Overheard

Savvy Shopper: French hang sure to impress

Comics Lawrence Mooney, Tom Ballard, Hannah Gadsby explore mental health struggles at Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Heckler: Unexpected Hinch in wedding plans

Miss Universe Queensland heats begin on Gold Coast

Zayn Malik quits One Direction

Young actor Nathan Coenen about to graduate from London's prestigious Guildhall

Gatecrasher gets friendly with the world's favourite Neighbours

Ukulele star Daniel Ho to perform at National Folk Festival in Canberra

NGV embroidery exhibition: imagine a 12-year-old spending two years on this...

CSO: Tribute to Jean Sibelius with Symphony No. 5 in Canberra

Craft works: a guide to DIY classes in Melbourne and beyond

Favourite things: Natasha Bullock

Six reasons to visit Kensington

What's showing on the big screen around town

Columns

Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right


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