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'Immense tragedy': At least 22 dead in bridge collapse
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Italy

'Immense tragedy': At least 22 dead in bridge collapse

Sudden violent storm caused collapse sent vehicles plunging 90 metres into a heap of rubble below, as the death toll is expected to rise from the disaster.

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More than a million workers 'short-changed' on sick leave

More than a million workers 'short-changed' on sick leave

A Fair Work Commission ruling has upended the way sick leave is calculated opening way for huge backpay claims.

  • by Anna Patty
White Australia Policy in first honoured in Senator's speech

White Australia Policy in first honoured in Senator's speech

Fraser Anning lamented the demise of 'our predominately European identity' in an inflammatory maiden address.

  • by Michael Koziol
MP had one strong remark, everyone knew who it was
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Energy

MP had one strong remark, everyone knew who it was

Immense challenge facing the Turnbull government was put into words by one MP when she addressed her colleagues.

  • by David Crowe
New cat laws come into effect from Wednesday

New cat laws come into effect from Wednesday

The Gungahlin town centre and the newly-created Macnamara and Strathnairn are the latest suburbs to be declared cat containment areas.

  • by Andrew Brown
England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray

England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray

The all-rounder was accused of knocking unconscious two men in a brawl in Bristol last September just hours after he had played in a one-day international.

This regime is a sickness - and unfortunately, it's contagious
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Canada

This regime is a sickness - and unfortunately, it's contagious

A tweet from an inoffensive source has escalated into a test of Western values.

  • by Peter Hartcher
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No, I don’t consider Filthy Rich & Homeless to be trauma porn

Some cynics have already pointed out we are essentially tourists in a real and awful experience. Well ... they're absolutely right.

Benjamin Law
    Benjamin Law

    Andrew Bolt, your shameful hypocrisy is not welcome 

    Newsflash Bolt - women like me do oppose this behaviour. But when we speak out against it, we are met with disdain from people like you.

    Clementine Ford
      Clementine Ford

      Why I'm voting 'no' on the assisted suicide bill: Seselja

      I oppose assisted suicide. And if this Bill passes, I have no doubt assisted suicide will become law in the ACT.

      Zed Seselja
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        Politics

        Senator honours White Australia Policy in first speech

        Senator honours White Australia Policy in first speech

        Katter's Australian Party Queensland senator Fraser Anning advocated a return to a race-based immigration program and a ban on all Muslim migrants.

        • by Michael Koziol

        World

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        The best kept secret of Canberra's inner north

        The best kept secret of Canberra's inner north

        While nearby suburbs attract the most attention this one is often overlooked, but there's a strong sense that could change.

        • by Lucy Bladen
        The Block: Bathroom week showcases the biggest design trends for 2019

        The Block: Bathroom week showcases the biggest design trends for 2019

        From the right colour palette to wall treatments, here are the bathroom trends to take note of. They’re so chic, you will want to leave the door open.

        • by Elizabeth Clarke

        Business

        Nine slams Facebook over ads impersonating TV stars

        Nine slams Facebook over ads impersonating TV stars

        Nine Entertainment Co has criticised Facebook for hosting fake advertisements imitating the network’s on-air talent.

        • by Jennifer Duke
        Domino's Meij commits cardinal sin of under-delivery
        Opinion
        Food

        Domino's Meij commits cardinal sin of under-delivery

        • by Elizabeth Knight
        Jeff Kennett's $15bn poker gambit goes horribly wrong

        Jeff Kennett's $15bn poker gambit goes horribly wrong

        • by Colin Kruger

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        Entertainment

        Netflix failed to flag 'strong suicide themes' for 13 Reasons Why
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        Netflix failed to flag 'strong suicide themes' for 13 Reasons Why

        The ratings watchdog overturned the streaming giant's original consumer advice. 

        • by Broede Carmody
        Disney faces backlash over 'first ever gay character' casting

        Disney faces backlash over 'first ever gay character' casting

        The studio has given the landmark role in its upcoming Jungle Cruise to straight UK comedian Jack Whitehall.

        • by Robert Moran

        Lifestyle

        My boyfriend was ashamed of my weight
        Opinion
        Body image

        My boyfriend was ashamed of my weight

        • by Virgie Tovar
        The next big skin care accessory
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        Trends

        The next big skin care accessory

        • by Stephanie Darling
        'Orange is the New Black' star documents her complicated birth
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        Daily Life

        'Orange is the New Black' star documents her complicated birth

        • by Polly Dunning
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        Smarter living

        Lenders discount mortgage rates in public then hike in secret

        Lenders discount mortgage rates in public then hike in secret

        Are discount lenders all a big con? Mine has hiked again.

        • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon
        Five things you should know about Samsung’s Galaxy Note9
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        Phones

        Five things you should know about Samsung’s Galaxy Note9

        Amid the flashing lights and rockstar introductions, Samsung packed a lot into one launch.

        • by Nicole Precel

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        Sport

        Can Raiders' lucky-charm jersey help break an NRL top-eight drought?

        Can Raiders' lucky-charm jersey help break an NRL top-eight drought?

        The Raiders will raise awareness for Autism Wellbeing and the Ricky Stuart Foundation against the Roosters. Can the change of jersey change their top-eight run?

        • by Chris Dutton
        Federal MP Andrew Leigh backs Canberra A-League bid

        Federal MP Andrew Leigh backs Canberra A-League bid

        Football Federation Australia will announce two teams to join the A-League on October 31.

        • by Eamonn Tiernan