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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 28/02/2015


Gay marriage in Australia: Married but not wed

Royal Commissioner Marcia Neave seeks answers to family violence

Lady Gaga, Julie Andrews and The Sound of Music steal the Oscars show

The gay pay gap: men earn less, but women earn more

Revealed: Major new coal mines planned for the Upper Hunter

Top five films

Australian Jewish News turns 120, concerns over community safety remain

NSW election debate: Polls, wires and prices – smoke and mirrors

Knox Grammar told to destroy sex abuse files: royal commission

Royal commission into child sex abuse: Please call home, mother tells fugitive former Knox teacher Chris Fotis who failed to appear

Albert 'Tibby' Cotter bridge open but not complete

Twins saved by surgery before birth

Facebook introduces suicide prevention tools

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Former Knox teacher Chris Fotis believed to have fled Nelson Bay five days ago

'Project Archer': Govt's plan to save the ABS

Label my fish campaign: Australian seafood labelling laws are 'embarrassing', says Greenpeace

The quiet shame of the long-term unemployed

Tim Lyons to withdraw from ACTU leadership contest

Australian killed fighting Islamic State named as Ashley Kent Johnston

Faulty electrical cabling in 40,000 homes may start failing next year

Parade review: Sobering musical hits home

Old and young hit hard as the number of long-term unemployed Australians soars since global financial crisis

Collingwood smash Hawks in pre-season

Australian researcher's map of pancreatic cancer will refine treatment

New pre-conception test checks potential parents for 145 genetic disorders

County Court judges warn on baseline sentences

French honour Australian WWII vets

Employment public servants plan to get in the face of their Minister Eric Abetz with CPSU action

Controversial Islamic group Hitzb ut-Tahrir accused of inciting hatred against Jews


10,000 Year Clock projects a future for humanity far beyond the harried now

China suspends ivory carving imports, but some blame domestic trade for poaching

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

New footage of Bali nine death row inmate Andrew Chan in Kerobokan

Most Americans see combating climate change as a moral duty

Mexico captures most wanted drug lord, Knights Templar cartel leader Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez

Switzerland first to submit climate plan for Paris UN treaty

Teacher denies influencing Canadian teens headed to Syria

Families of slain Islamic State hostages react to outing of ‘Jihadi John’

The unlikely life of Afghanistan's first female taxi driver

Germany backs an extension to Greece bailout but dissent stirs among conservatives in Berlin

Spain arrests eight suspected of fighting for pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine

Tom Schweich tragedy: Days before apparent suicide, potential Missouri governor agonised over alleged anti-Semitic remarks

Nine dead in Missouri after mass murder in small town of Tyrone

How earthquakes linked to fracking are fracturing an Oklahoma community

Australian Jewish News turns 120, concerns over community safety remain

Gary Glitter faces 16 years jail for sexual abuse of schoolgirls

Atheist US Avijit Roy blogger killed in machete attack in Bangladesh

Bali nine executions: Myuran Sukumaran awarded fine art degree

Prince Harry set to move to Australia, British newspaper reports

Somali pirates free four Thai fishermen held for four years

Stolen baby found after 17 years in South Africa

Robert Mugabe says he's still in charge of Zimbabwe, wife isn't 'power behind the throne'

Llamas on the run cause havoc, hilarity on Twitter

Teenager held for 'IS-inspired' murder in Japan

Bali Nine: Indonesian police practise moving Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

Hong Kong woman jailed for six years for abusing Indonesian maid

Elite police train for Bali nine duo transfer as Joko Widodo remains silent on Abbott call

German nurse Niels H jailed for murder of patients

Ukraine to pull artillery from rebel-held territory


Education: Avenel primary teacher Kate Phoenix wins teacher of year award

Government: Protective Services Officers, the familiar face of safety on Victoria's trains

The inside job: nutritionist Cyndi O'Meara speaks to her beliefs

If you need a break, find a new explanation

Harold Mitchell: New year dawns on fewer borders with China

Newsat high flyer dangerously close to burning his boats

Satellite company NewSat executives' spending flies high

Since we 'share' nearly everything nowadays, why not financial information?

Turn on to Melbourne's multisensory concept store Dust as you step down into SIBLING's stunning space

Lightweight kayak helps keep Australian innovation afloat

Back to the future as Woolworths re-embraces the double loop

Taxpayers to cover James Hardie asbestos shortfall

Murray Goulburn's $500m listing on track: Helou

Weight Watchers is losing race against fitness trackers

EnergyAustralia CEO sees 'formidable challenges' for sector

Australian dollar calm ahead of next week's interest rate storm

GrainCorp may close more silos as smaller crop hits profits

Glencore slashes Australian coal output by 15%

Cabcharge to revamp brand, look beyond taxis as profit falls

Woolworths facing slowest growth in 19 years as strategy resets


Live Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand v Australia

Racing Queensland tightens greyhound laws

Aiken to reach 100 game milestone in Firebirds opener

City coach John van 't Schip says win will boost morale

An ANZAC showdown across the ditch

Cairns Taipans give Perth Wildcats the slip despite two-point third quarter

AB de Villiers wallops Jason Holder in World Cup battle of captains

Is that a scandal I hear brewing ... it must be time for another NRL season

Western Sydney Wanderers might rule Asia but their own backyard is proving the hardest battle

Melbourne City get impressive win against Adelaide, regain finals berth

AB de Villiers masterpiece an innings we will never forget

The story behind Australian cricket's meltdown in Mohali

Trust - and plenty of mobile phones - the victims of cocaine scandal

Victoria defeat Queensland by an innings

Happy memories of Phillip Hughes stirred up as South Africa bring up 408 in SCG masterclass

Minnesota Vikings' rusher Adrian Peterson reinstated

LeBron James not happy universities chasing his son

Ante Covic: We want to win every A-League game - starting with the Sydney derby

Jamie Whincup leaves critics in his slipstream at qualifying

Basketball ACT insist no need for panic despite $218,000 financial year loss

Eagles fear defender Eric Mackenzie may be out for season

NAB Challenge: West Coast defeat Carlton but lose key defender to injury

Live AFL NAB Challenge: West Coast v Carlton

New-look Bulldogs ready to be unleashed in Richmond clash

Having media performers on Match Review Panel makes no sense

Gary Ablett confident Suns are drug free

Essendon supplements saga: James Hird decides against High Court appeal

Adam Goodes shines in Sydney Swans intra-club match

Early days for James Frawley, says Hawthorn skipper Luke Hodge

Essendon's back-to-back premiership men reach milestone

Manly Sea Eagles launch secret bid to sign Parramatta Eels coach Brad Arthur to keep Daly Cherry-Evans and Kieran Foran

Canberra Raiders recruit Sia Soliola shares Ricky Stuart's vision

Sisa Waqa to suit up with Canberra Raiders and be a force

Canberra Raiders step into NRL unknown

Jack Wighton can put Canberra Raiders pack on front foot from fullback

Can Canberra Raiders combinations click?

South Sydney Rabbitohs' Luke Keary refuses to splash cash despite rich new deal

Trust - and plenty of mobile phones - the victims of cocaine scandal

Gold Coast drugs scandal: Clubs can breathe a sigh of relief - for now

Secret diary of Canberra Raiders prop Paul Vaughan

Cheetahs snatch last-gasp victory from Blues

Julian Savea scores stunner as Hurricanes thump Western Force in Perth

Wallabies poised to pocket $1 million from Rugby World Cup warm-up match in Chicago

Mistakes cost Reds victory over Highlanders in Dunedin

The Wallabies need rugby forwards, not league backs

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika confident Bernard Foley will stay in Australian rugby

Melbourne Rebels' prop Paul Alo-Emile ready for ACT Brumbies

Stephen Larkham and Nathan Grey appointed as Wallabies assistant coaches

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham puts Super Rugby allegiances on hold

Brumbies change travel training plans to break Super Rugby road drought


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


Listings: What to do when out and about in Victoria

The Prince is aghast at becoming a knight

My Secret Melbourne: Sue Ellen Shook's memories of movement

Meet the Maker: lighting and furniture designer Dale Hardiman

Behind the Walls tours gardens in Carthona Avenue, Darling Point including Lindesay

Forever and a dahlia: Jenny Parish is obsessed with the dazzling perennial

Top 10 Hollywood heavies: the biggest and best on screen

Homeless teenagers take cover with the help of cubby houses

Spectrum Now director Richard Roxburgh spills his little secret

Richard Roxburgh reveals gift for drawing

Fifteen big ideas for Sydney in 2015

Melbourne craft: Hands on

Spectrum Now: A taste of the festival

Kes Acorn: mountain man has detail down to a fine art

Journey of adventure from ski instructor to sailor

Shakespearean great championed the classic tradition of heroic acting in big theatres

Sweet Charity: musical theatre doesn't get any better

Dave O'Neil concocts a plan for culinary fame

Powerhouse Museum site in Ultimo to be sold to developers

Arts funding: Calls for more for Opera House theatre, western Sydney


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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