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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 25/01/2017


Kathy Jackson fights union theft charges

Looming cyclone may break a record drought for Australia's region

'This is a sad day. It is so sad': Malcolm Turnbull visits Bourke Street tragedy site

Enlightenment can still be found despite death of Leigh Creek mining town

How Testosterone Rex gave the differences between sexes a bad press

Back-to-school: Parents deliberate over school shoes, from the dirt cheap to the brand names

Australian high school scores international green technology gong

Gut feeling: the swallowable gut sensor that could replace a colonoscopy

Declassified documents show CIA's interest in Australian communism

High school students want more say in how to deter young terrorists

Del Kathryn Barton's shimmering art celebrates Australia Day

Ancient Indigenous site Budj Bim a step closer to World Heritage status after a big day for Portland district

Man killed by crocodile at Cahills Crossing in Northern Territory

How these VCE students found out about their future

Press Council Adjudication

Local students to make up half University of Canberra 2017 intake

First Black Hawk to respond to fire lands in Goulburn

Did you get a first round university offer?

Accepting, declining or deferring an offer

How the offers process works

Change of preference: frequently asked questions

You missed out on your first preference, now what?

First round offers 2017: securing a spot at university has become more difficult

Same-sex marriage bill amendment would 'legalise' LGBTIQ discrimination

The summer I ... froze in the Cold War

More than half of young Australians do unpaid work

Tigerair cancellations: Virgin Australia flies Bali customers into Brisbane

'Extreme year': 2016 declared hottest year on record as climate change builds on big El Nino

'I got lost': Australian family missing from Japanese ski resort found safe and well

Snakes? Spiders? Jellyfish? Nope. Australia's most dangerous animal is the bee


Brexit ruling: This is a mess that could have been avoided

Byron Bay murder suspect Sara Connor didn't want to get Bali police officer 'in any trouble'

Brexit ruling: Supreme Court poses further challenge for Theresa May in efforts to pull Britain out of EU

Modern-day slavery: Indonesia cracks down on brutal conditions on foreign fishing boats

Russian-backed Syria peace talks quickly descend into arguing and accusations

After TPP collapse, South-east Asian nations fear getting caught in superpower rivalry

Shamoon return prompts Saudi Arabia cyber warning

East Timor dumps spying case against Australia for 'good faith' oil, gas boundary talks

Trump names his inauguration a 'National day of patriotic devotion'

Alternative facts: Donald Trump aide Sean Spicer defends claim of record audience

Man feared he'd been blinded after chef threw chilli powder into his eyes

Rising influence of Islam in schools alarms Bangladeshi secularists

South China Sea: US says will prevent China taking over territory in international waters

China eyes opportunity as US pulls out of Trans-Pacific Partnership

Rolf Harris defence eyes motives of accusers

Chelsea Clinton defends Barron Trump: He deserves the chance 'to be a kid'

British missile reportedly misfired off the coast of Florida

President Donald Trump signs order to withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership

Marco Rubio to back Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, clearing way for confirmation

German police arrest man on suspicion of planning terror attack

Now that Trump is US president, world braces for Trumpnomics

Obama's shadow cast off as Trump and Netanyahu share 'very nice' phone call

Japan enters uncharted waters as emperor's abdication pondered

Scores dead in southern Indian train smash

Trump's White House invite creates diplomatic dilemma for Theresa May

Russian MPs to vote on winding back domestic violence protections

Alternative facts, fake news and Trump's war on mainstream media

'Like a bomb at ground level': Death and destruction as tornadoes sweep south-east US

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway introduces the world to 'alternative facts'

#SpicerFacts: White House press secretary Sean Spicer's interpretation of the truth


How your retirement nest egg drops by thousands due to unpaid super

Hunter Hall fund rebuffs Geoff Wilson's call for buy-out

ASIC asks court to assess Andrew Wily and David Hurst's administrations of Sahade family companies

Energy retailer fined for switching customers without consent

Donald Trump's economic package unlikely to match rhetoric

BlueScope Steel shares surge on surprise profit upgrade

8@eight: Currency markets set pace

Bermuda - the world's former 'No.1 tax haven' - joins fight against multinationals

Pinnacle overbids Soul Patts to win Hunter Hall

Cost of hiring tradespeople in NSW increasing, with plumbers most pricey

Netball mum Kelly Howard charged over alleged $299k theft from Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation

Bellamy's woes deepen as second class action launched

McGrath shares slump on soft property market, agent defections

Solar, battery demand set to surge as energy prices soar, survey finds

8@eight: Dawn of a new era

Biotech set to regain favour after recent thrills and spills

Markets look to Trump's White House for policies to match optimism

OPEC, Russia cutting oil output deeper, faster than expected

Investors 'be wary' over recent listings

Steinmetz to be questioned over Guinea bribery claim


Chris Waller set to face steward's inquiry after horse tested positive to methamphetamine

Mitchell Johnson on fire as Scorchers skittle Stars in Big Bash League semi-final

Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer defeats Mischa Zverev

Perth Scorchers through to WBBL final after beating Brisbane Heat in semi-final

Australian Open 2017: Lucic-Baroni back from the wilderness, onto Rod Laver Arena

Australian Open 2017: Roddick says Nadal-Federer final would be greatest ever

Stan Wawrinka and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga snarl, John McEnroe trills

Nick Kyrgios in but Bernard Tomic makes himself unavailable for Davis Cup

Australian Open 2017: Milos Raonic hopes to repeat Brisbane performance against Rafael Nadal

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold expects fiery Big Blue against Melbourne Victory

Racing: Darren Gauci hangs up his straps

WNBL: Melbourne Boomers could be without Brittany Smart for Dandenong Rangers clash

NBL: Melbourne United to bring David Andersen to Perth as "game time" decision

Television ratings war heats up as Channel Seven hits back at Channel Ten

Siddle's absence to stretch beyond three months

Love is in the Open air

Steve Smith wants defence, David Warner eyes attack in India Test series

Australian Open 2017 Live: Stan Wawrinka v Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Big Bash League trade period suspended as tensions grow over pay

Rod Laver on Nick Kyrgios: It's time to focus on young talent who 'are keen to play'

Michael Barlow, Sam Mitchell step right up at new AFL clubs

Sam Mostyn set to become second female life member of AFL

Michael Barlow, Touk Miller added to Gold Coast Suns' leadership team, Gary Ablett missing

Carlton captain Marc Murphy flags more time close to goals in 2017

Fremantle Dockers' Alex Pearce fractures leg again

Patrick Dangerfield announces he and wife Mardi are expecting on social media

AFL: Richmond youngster Oleg Markov says he was 'gifted' games in 2016

Fremantle Dockers' Harley Bennell is fit and hungrier than ever

Sam Mitchell set for leadership role with West Coast Eagles

AFL moves women's opener between Collingwood at Carlton from Olympic Oval to Ikon Park

Toronto Wolfpack could lead rugby league renaissance in northern hemisphere

Wayne Bennett tells Ben Hunt he can play out final year of his Broncos contract

Ben Hunt can lead Dragons to a premiership: Brent Sherwin

Ben Hunt signs five-year Dragons deal

Rory Kostjasyn out for at least 12 weeks as Knights suffer another injury blow

Canberra Raiders internationals put hands up for NRL's Auckland Nines

Kieran Foran not mentally ready yet, says Shaun Johnson

Jarryd Hayne applauds Semi Radradra's decision to pursue French rugby career

Newcastle Knights' Pauli Pauli released from hospital after horror car crash

NRL season 2017: The good, the bad and the ugly of the year ahead

Robbie Abel willing to give MMA a go if it makes Brumbies better

Brumbies hooker Robbie Abel says everyone has to 'wise up' to cover leadership loss

ARU gives Wallabies green light for Global Tens despite All Black queries

Skyrocketing smartphone use taking a toll on rugby players' skills: expert

All Blacks pulled from Brisbane Tens: report

Expert says England rugby team's work with MMA coach a smart move

Four Canberra Vikings named in Australian Barbarians to play trial against Super Rugby province Brumbies

Eddie Jones' England turn to MMA

Stephen Larkham and ACT Brumbies confident in fight to retain roster of off-contract stars

University of Tasmania set to be included in new universities sevens competition


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


Bliss n Eso shooting: Tributes flow for Johann Ofner

Sydney Theatre Awards shut out STC as Belvoir and Hayes Theatre Co scoop pool

David Williamson writing Rupert Murdoch mini-series for American cable TV

Bruce Springsteen tour: The Boss bites back with a political setlist for the ages

What's on TV: Sunday, January 29

Sugar Mountain hits its sweet spot at the Victorian College of the Arts


How to celebrate Chinese New Year in Melbourne

Six things you must not do during Chinese New Year

Moonlight review: a stunning coming-of-age story and the first must-see film of 2017

Live by Night review: It's not Goodfellas, but it is great entertainment

Split review: an untidy horror film with a twist ... or two ... or three

Whitney: two hopeful romantics create one of the best debut albums of 2016, Light Upon The Lake

From Star Wars to The Pink Panther via Amelie: the 20 best original movie soundtracks

Sydney what's on guide: eight days of top attractions

Today's cartoons: The illustrated news

Donald Trump inauguration: Cash bars, no stars and an Irish hoedown at official inauguration balls

Gardening: Summertime blues with agapanthus

Recipes: Prawn cocktail with avocado mousse, smoked oysters with pickled blueberries

Six Reasons to Visit Kilcunda


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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