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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 25/05/2015


Research shows exactly when we reached peak iPod

ACTU to campaign on behalf of workers in 'sharing economy'

Senators question giving private data to research company

200 friends and family mourn 'cheeky' car crash victim Spencer Botting

Autistic boy Tyrone Sevilla allowed to stay in Australia

The heat is on, as Australia plumbs the depths

Australia's most borrowed library books reveal our obsession with Jamie Oliver

Westpac asks Gen Y to help it find the next fintech start-up

Senate to question plan for security fence at Parliament House

Ghost house - former Yugoslavian embassy at Red Hill to be demolished

Zed Seselja and Tony Abbott disagree on same sex marriage referendum

Furry fury as public servants depicted as rats

Australian thalidomide managers knew drug was killing babies 'for five months'

Fiat Chrysler claims CEO used company money for home renovations

Medical students under pressure amid reports of bullying in Australian hospitals

Throttle Dolls: a bikie gang with a difference

North Sydney Council launches legal action against brothel that charges one fee for Asian workers and another for the rest

Review: The Port Fairy Murders by Robert Gott

Short Cuts

Future beef: CSIRO technologies transform cattle production and meat

Bankstown woman is the latest jihadist who wants to come home

Breast cancer survivors reclaim their bodies with tattoos over scars

Coles workers worse off under deal with shoppies union

NSW fire service was warned 10/50 bushfire laws could lead to more danger

Courting Warnie and Liz: Clyde Campbell's big-spending celeb fest

Women more likely to drop out of surgical training than men

The problem with following your dreams

Courting Warnie and Liz: Clyde Campbell's big-spending celeb fest

Five-minute calls to Centrelink come with a catch

Time for heritage council to drop all-or-nothing approach to development


China and Peru considering rail link across Brazil

South China Sea dispute: China state paper warns of 'war' unless US backs down

Chinese officials taken on prison visits in warning against corruption

Poland's new president Andrzej Duda signals shift to the right

Girl, 16, burnt alive by Guatemalan lynch mob

New Zealand woman appeals to court for the right to die

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina slams starving migrants as 'mentally sick'

France's biggest insurer Axa axes coal investments

Man suspected of killing neighbours he had known for years

Iraqi forces 'showed no will to fight' in Ramadi: US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter

Burundi's crisis deepens as assassinated opposition leader Zedi Feruzi is buried

Greece cannot make International Monetary Fund repayment, minister says

John Nash, Nobel Prize-winner who inspired A Beautiful Mind, killed in car crash

Cleveland protesters arrested after Michael Brelo cleared of police shootings

The world's oldest person celebrates turning 116

Syria says Islamic State executes hundreds in Palmyra

Greece warns it does not have the money to make IMF repayment

Peace activists led by US feminist Gloria Steinem cross Korean border

Nepal villagers flee as landslide blocks river and water level rises

The Balkan connection: smugglers build bridge of bribes to western Europe

Canadian journalist suspended for 'made up' reports from war zones

Irish gay marriage vote: archbishop says church needs reality check

Mass graves of Rohingya, Bangladeshi migrants in Malaysia's forests: report

Britain's opposition Labour Party backs EU referendum

The rare Singing and Praying Bands of America

Mother found pushing dead son, 3, on swing in Maryland park

Cleveland officer Michael Brelo ruled justified in case of 137 bullets

Girl's sweet 16 birthday party ruined by faeces falling from the sky

India heatwave kills nearly 300 people

German grandmother, 65, gives birth to quadruplets


Aurizon weighs up capital return ahead of results

Woolworths restructure takes toll on senior team

ERM Power takes step back in Qld, but eyes renewables, new markets

Research shows exactly when we reached peak iPod

ASIC bans former Macquarie adviser Brett O'Malley for five years

Anthony Albanese slams plan to let foreign airlines fly Top End routes

Fiat Chrysler bid to seize assets of former managing director Clyde Campbell

Westpac sees Australian dollar at US73¢ by year's end

Skilled agrees to Programmed merger talks

Australian business calendar, May 25-29

Billions wasted on solar subsidy, says report

Online retail company AussieCommerce pays $1.96 million to resolve shareholder dispute

Gold dust rains on the lucky at James Hardie, including $23 million for CEO Louis Gris

Echo to bulk up Star casino ahead of Crown threat

Inpex, Chevron facing delays as worries grow on LNG start-ups

Greenstone seeks to raise almost $1b, plots June 16 ASX listing

Just Eat overpaid 'insane' amount for Menulog, Delivery Hero says

Calibre guns for transport boom

Auctions: Melbourne home sells $60,000 above reserve in 3½ minutes

Big spending Jeep boss a king of Melbourne's party set


LeBron James drives Cleveland Cavaliers to overtime win over Atlanta Hawks

Red ball prep no worry for Australians against West Indies

Giro d'Italia: Alberto Contador the 'toughest fighter', says Michael Rogers

Danny Vukovic released by Perth Glory

Australia's Matthew Dellavedova in NBA controversy

Manchester United return Radamel Falcao to Monaco

Ricky Ponting's Mumbai Indians win IPL title

Ange Postecoglou backs Asian Cup heroes to fire again as World Cup journey begins

Canberra uses ATP Challenger tournament to push for Davis Cup

French Open 2015: Stanislas Wawrinka angry at 'gossip' article on official tournament website

Socceroo Massimo Luongo's Swindon Town thrashed in playoff

Hot Snitzel firming as Stradbroke Handicap topweight

Olivia Rogowska suffers French Open collapse

Richie Porte could leave Giro d'Italia despite stage finish

Daniel Ricciardo deserved F1 penalty: Kimi Raikkonen

Ben Stokes and Alastair Cook make tons for England

West Indies drop Shivnarine Chanderpaul for Aussie series

Jarrod Lyle to take a break from PGA

Will Power just edged out at Indy 500

Roger Federer's fury after selfie-seeking fan invades French Open court

Eagles star Yeo set to miss Cats game after suspension offer

Match review panel: Giant, Eagle and Bulldog get weeks

Carlton to inform Mick Malthouse of coaching fate in a fortnight

Melbourne Demons Jeremy Howe the greatest 'hanger' of them all

Dion Prestia likely to miss the rest of the season with knee injury

Sydney Swans coach Longmire delighted at Adam Goodes' return to form

Melbourne a different team, says Nathan Jones

Ultimate Footy: A big weekend for fantasy coaches

Adam Goodes' form lift delights John Longmire

Brisbane Lions learn AFL lesson in tempo control

Canberra Raiders half Sam Williams racing clock to be fit for Brisbane Broncos

State of Origin: NSW Blues prop Aaron Woods lends David Klemmer a helping hand

State of Origin: Lowest NRL crowds suggest it's time for stand-alone matches

State of Origin: NSW favourites for Origin I, says Maroons skipper Cam Smith

State of Origin 2015: Mitchell Pearce will deliver for NSW, writes Jarryd Hayne

NSW coach Laurie Daley calls on experienced players to take pressure off captain Robbie Farah

Daly Cherry-Evans keeps Manly door ajar

State of Orgin: NSW Blues enlist Tom Trbojevic to mimic Queensland great Billy Slater

Crazy game as both sides deserve to lose

Officials to meet Origin teams to discuss new concussion rules

NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika confused over perception of Will Skelton

Queensland Reds may look overseas for Quade Cooper replacement

Queensland Reds open to wide-ranging search for flyhalf replacement

ACT Brumbies determined to send off departing players with Super Rugby title

Stephen Hoiles says stoppages 'a blight on the game' after Waratahs win

Jacques Potgieter offers new Waratahs enforcer Will Skelton some advice

Melbourne Rebels must keep composure, says coach Tony McGahan

Australia's rugby women beaten by Canada in Amsterdam

Lions stay in finals hunt with win over Cheetahs

Melbourne Rebels lose to Stormers after crucial error


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


Alice's Adventures in Operaland review: Coherence lost down the rabbit hole

Maggie Alderson says it's time to jump to it

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard spotted at Cirque du Soleil's Totem

Guy Sebastian gains fifth place for Australia at Eurovision Song Contest

Dream Home review: Suburban demons come out to play

Motley Crue go out with a bang at Perth Arena

Hoodoo Gurus review: Still making the scene as Mark Kingsmill delivers his farewell beat

Artist Richard Prince makes $90,000 selling someone else's Instagram picture

Eurovision 2015: Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow wins; Australia's Guy Sebastian fifth

Short Cuts

Gatecrasher: Christian Louboutin's flagship store opens in Collins Street

Vin Diesel remembers Paul Walker with moving karaoke tribute

Eurovision 2015: The best, the worst and why Guy Sebastian will win votes

Light bulb moments: who scores the chores

Victorian Architecture Awards 2015: Camberwell's concrete monolith in the mix

Canberra celebrates life and work of children's author Colin Thiele

The Murray and me: Domenico de Clario journeys into a new kind of art

Our pick of the gallery shows around town this week

Capital Life: CAPO Emerging Artists' Prize opens

From architecture to applique, design inspiration for the DIY crowd


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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