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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 19/04/2015


National

Cask wine under fire as government ponders tax hike

The world's No. 1 female harness racing driver is an Australian you've probably never heard of

Savvy shopper: Laundry hang-ups

Australian War Memorial director delivers reassuring words for Anzac Day spectators

Muslim conspiracies and the man charged with Anzac terror

Sydney weather: Cold snap, rain to wash away autumn warmth

Celebrity agent Max Markson demands big bucks for Walter Scott shooting video

Melbourne's new CBD towers send Greco-Roman inspiration soaring

Electric cars lead the charge at annual Electric Vehicle Expo at Swinburne University

Excerpt: The Gillard Project by Michael Cooney reveals the humour at her core

One man dares to confess to gay bashings: why won't police believe him?

A pathway to consensus on Indigenous recognition

Editorial cartoon

ANZAC 100: Australia and The Great War commemorative artwork

Killing, even in war, should be a hard thing to do says army chaplain

Santos suffers steep fall in revenue

Train-spotting paedophile pleads guilty after 25 years of abuse

NGV unfurls John Herbert's age-worn Moses with fitting reverence

AGL vows to exit coal-fired power plants as sun shines on solar

WikiLeaks: Hollywood working with local anti-piracy groups

Police drop probe into anti-Muslim 'J Church' hate letters

NSW Deputy Commissioner Nick Kaldas may face charges from Ombudsman inquiry

Rights versus powers: anti-corruption agencies under the gun around Australia

Anzac Day: public servants call Anzac truce in wages war

ATO takes in lodgers to help fill 6500 empty desks

Hollywood recruited to help fight IS, hacked emails show

Abbott: Andrews government 'dead' following $420 million East West Link deal

Head trauma statistics back neurosurgeon's hunch

Damning report on exploitation in Australian fashion industry

Fire victim Chris Noble's parents feel for Stephanie Scott's family

World

Two UN drivers killed in Mali convoy attack

Police shoot and kill man with knife in St Louis

IS claims deadly Afghan suicide attack, which kills 33

The end of the wild child? Why kids today are no longer free to roam

Best of the world - April 19, 2015

14 million bees released after highway crash

Vladimir Putin says Russia is ready to work with the US

Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33

Chris Lane murder: closure but little relief after Chancey Luna found guilty

Race motive seen in delay to vote in Loretta Lynch as US attorney-general

Japanese-Americans halt auction of internment camp artefacts

China police shoot dead two 'terrorists' on Vietnam border

Barack Obama plays China card in TPP sales pitch

France announces plan to fight racism

Xi Jinping's sale of submarines to Pakistan raises risk of Indian Ocean nuclear clash

US teacher's grade 3 assignment goes viral online

First attack on US in Iraq since Islamic State took Mosul

Turkish prime minister calls European stance on Armenians 'racism'

March global temperatures set new highs, US agency NOAA says

ESPN reporter Britt McHenry's 'Mean Girls' routine evokes little sympathy

TSA groping scandal: Denver agents targetted 'attractive' male passengers for pat downs

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrives at International Space Station

Chris Lane trial: Chancey Luna found guilty of murder

The surprisingly simple way Utah solved chronic homelessness and saved millions

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic's plane plunged for 'eternity' before steadying

Tibetan mastiffs: the latest victim of China's slowing economy

At least 19 dead after minibus plunges into river in Tanzania

Former Saddam Hussein deputy Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri reported killed in Iraq after 12-year hunt

Photos of the week

Best of the world - April 18, 2015

Business

Qantas role re-examined amid high-flying as government rolls out red carpet for foreign airlines

The inside job ... building designer

Meet the boss: ecostore's Malcom Rands

Is being a data scientist the sexiest job of the 21st century?

GetUp!'s energy brings power to the people

Greater Shepperton manager Carolyn Rance wins Young Achiever award

Education: Teacher, author Donna Redman urges schools to promote well-being to prevent suicide

Health: Terry Bahat's core fitness for women at work

Making sense of media training

The campaign against corporate speak continues

Glue Store's recipe for keeping customers sticky

Linfox employee charged with extortion

Melbourne needs to rediscover its courage: Kate Roffey, Committee for Melbourne

Hannover Messe: 'co-bots' friendly face of Industrie 4.0 in the workplace

We have to raise revenue, not just cut spending

Sun sets on the west's iron ore boom years

Australian business makes slow progress in fastest growing economy

Banks 'plunder' travellers with forex fees on credit card transactions

Progressive, yet conservative the new look

GMH to start selling off chunks of Fishermans Bend

Sport

Stronger Brisbane Roar squad ready for Beijing

Melbourne Victory given win on a plate by Brisbane Roar

Injuries ignite Patty Mills' fire to chase back-to-back NBA titles with Spurs

Royal Randwick Anzac Day race meeting could be moved

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic won't confirm whether Kerem Bulut will stay

Gungahlin off the mark in Canberra Raiders Cup with win over Warriors

Nick Salter kicks 14 in Ainslie's big NEAFL win over Eastlake

Sport results for Saturday, April 18

Double blow for Australia in Fed Cup campaign

Run Forrest ... albeit slower

Orica-GreenEDGE's Mathew Hayman backs Michael Matthews to win Amstel Gold Race

San Antonio Spurs face tough task defending NBA crown as sixth seed

Luc Longley backs Patty Mills to rediscover his mojo in NBA playoffs

Pssst: Ex-Cat Egan accused of not taking advice on foot

Football’s problematic gambling association

A-League Live: Brisbane Roar v Melbourne Victory

NBA owners don't make a change to playoff format, but reduce back to backs

Maund faces stewards investigation over suspected raceday treatment

I am in the best form of my life, says Hamilton

Los Angeles Clippers considering a change to their logo, colours and uniform

Richmond coach praises captain Trent Cotchin for dominant performance

Rampaging Richmond tear Brisbane Lions apart

Port Adelaide hangs on to get the better of North Melbourne

Dissin' franchised

Tony Lockett says Gary Ablett shouldn't expect special treatment from Rodney Eade

Stephen Dank got ahead of himself, says Mark Thompson

Sydney veteran Adam Goodes decided to play on in 2015 before 2014 finals

Lance Franklin masterclass sees Swans down cross-town rivals Greater Western Sydney

Tom Boyd needs to get fitter, leaner, faster to thrive at Western Bulldogs

From the cheap seats

Sydney Roosters prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves suffers pectoral strain in loss to Melbourne Storm

Five years on, Parramatta Eels prop Danny Wicks to face former club Newcastle

So-called 'injured' City-Country withdrawals face NRL sanctions

South Sydney recruit Cody Walker makes his return following assault allegations

Robbie Farah no regrets advising James Tedesco to backflip on Canberra Raiders

Brotherly love ... Mata'utia clan unite to help Newcastle assault victims Tibor Racsits and daughter Kiara

Eventually you have to leave the past in the past

Ire over report on South Sydney Rabbitohs chairman Nick Pappas' reference for convicted rapist Luke Lazarus

Canberra Raiders SG Ball team stumbles to first loss of season in semi-final

Gungahlin off the mark in Canberra Raiders Cup with win over Warriors

Western Force take Stormers down to the wire in Perth heartbreaker

Are the Brumbies' Super Rugby title ambitions in tatters?

Brumbies put loyalty first and say they won't move games away from Canberra

Highlanders hang on after Blues fightback

All Blacks face Rio sevens hurdle

Will Skelton huffs and puffs but puts his head down to get the job done

Reds flanker leads Soweto charity drive

NSW Waratahs claim big scalp with bonus-point win over Hurricanes in Wellington

Live Super Rugby: Hurricanes v Waratahs

Uni-Norths Owls set sights high after grinding win against Easts

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

Rescue pugs to trot up the aisle

From Ferrari to Duran Duran: Melbourne's obsessives pursue pugs, fast cars and pop stars

Gamechanger: Ringo Starr's lost years

What's great and what's not

Overheard: Nit wits

The Hawk column

Astrology: What the stars say for the week of April 19

Who shot Cathy Wayne? The mystery of the first Australian woman killed in Vietnam

Garden restoration of 1890 home a modern affair

Things to do around town

Canberra International Music Festival 2015: Einstein, Beethoven star in cosmic score

Australia at war: the entertainers who kept spirits afloat

Geoffrey Robertson's Dreaming Too Loud: a barrister takes the stage

Postcard from Singapore: why contemporary art is making a mark in Asia

Review: Wolf Hall a political thriller in Tudor clothing

Retail therapy at Mr Wares: for gents with good old-fashioned style

Six reasons to visit Arthurs Seat

Dining by design: the key ingredients to a successful kitchen

Make your own: quilts, porcelain and screenprints

Top five films showing in and around Melbourne

Columns

Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right


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