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The back stairs at Beagle Street where Katherine Panin was found dead. Her daughter in law Melissa Beowulf and two grandsons Thorsten and Bjorn Beowulf are on trial for murder in the ACT Supreme Court.

Alleged murder victim planned to change will, court hears

The back stairs at Beagle Street where Katherine Panin was found dead. Her daughter in law Melissa Beowulf and two grandsons Thorsten and Bjorn Beowulf are on trial for murder in the ACT Supreme Court.

A Canberra woman allegedly murdered by members of her family was making plans to change her will before she died, a court has heard.

  • by Alexandra Back

Bishop quits politics with a message for men eyeing her seat

Julie Bishop.

The first ripple that something might be up came when Julie Bishop walked into Question Time with Scott Morrison.

  • by Judith Ireland

A big Chinese port bans Australian coal and the dollar falls

China has reportedly banned imports of Australian coal through Dalian port.

Reports that the port of Dalian had ruled out accepting Australian coal has fuelled fears that diplomatic tensions are rising again.

  • by Kirsty Needham and Cole Latimer

Brodtmann goes out swinging against the 'Canberra bubble' concept

Labor MP Gai Brodtmann delivers her valedictory speech to the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra.

But she also called for an end to the silence around a disease affecting millions of Australian women in her valedictory speech.

  • by Sally Whyte

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Chris Reynolds (left) and Cassandra Brown-Crane (right) with their two-year-old son Alijah Reynolds the day after he was allegedly left in a bus at a childcare centre.

Mother of boy left on Yass childcare bus counts blessings son is safe

Cassandra Brown-Crane's two-year-old son Alijah returned to the Yass Little Learners childcare centre on Thursday.

  • by Jasper Lindell, Hannah Sparks and Cassandra Morgan
'Hockey owes me', Helloworld chief tells his executive as embassy meeting arranged

'Hockey owes me', Helloworld chief tells his executive as embassy meeting arranged

A former Helloworld executive has dropped a bombshell on the alleged background to his meeting with the Australian ambassador Joe Hockey.

  • by Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker
Liberal MP Tim Wilson

Speaker clears Tim Wilson but warns of MP's 'damaging' conduct

Liberal MP Tim Wilson has been cleared of contempt by Speaker Tony Smith, but has been rebuked for his conduct.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Nelly Ben Hayoun

'Willy Wonka' of design: We must rethink our workplaces

Open plan office and hot desking are losing their gloss as companies reassess what it means to keep workers happy.

  • by Anna Patty
From Donald Trump's national emergency to his rage at the intelligence community, a pattern has developed.

Trump's latest fits of rage are directed at reality itself

From Trump's national emergency to his rage at the intelligence community, a pattern has developed.

  • by Greg Sargent
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Deal-breakers to avoid when inspecting a rental property

Deal-breakers to avoid when inspecting a rental property

Finding the right rental can be hard, but settling for a lemon can cost you dearly further down the track. Here's what to look out for.

  • by David Ross
How to have a minimalist home without forfeiting charm

How to have a minimalist home without forfeiting charm

At one end of the "minimalism" scale, there are the designer houses that technically look great, but feel sterile and lack personality and heart.

  • by Jane Eyles-Bennett

Business

Glencore chief Ivan Glasenberg has announced the miner's intention to globally cap production coal production in the wake of shareholder activist pressure.

Mining rivals deride Glencore's coal pledge as 'brilliant PR exercise'

Australia's largest coal miner Glencore's decision to cap its global coal production on climate change grounds has been dismissed by other coal miners.

  • by Cole Latimer
Qantas is soaring above its rivals in a time of rising fuel costs.

Qantas flies above its rivals as airlines hit by soaring fuel costs

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
Stan's deal with Disney is delivering. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

How Stan's blockbuster growth hinges on Hollywood

  • by John McDuling

Small business

All our Exes Live in Texas: (left to right) Elana Stone, Katie Wighton, Hannah Crofts and Georgia Mooney.

Musicians are small businesses too

  • by Katie Wighton
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Entertainment

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, going to her baby shower at the Mark Hotel on Wednesday.

Amal Clooney, Serena Williams at Meghan's star-studded baby shower

Kate Middleton, Markle's sister-in-law, was not in attendance at the glamorous baby shower in a $105,000-a-night New York penthouse.

  • by Amy Croffey
Chris Hemsworth Hulk Hogan composite.

Chris Hemsworth tipped to play Hulk Hogan in new biopic

The Netflix project is expected to deal with the formative years of Hogan's ascent into fame.

  • by Dave McNary

Lifestyle

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Smarter living

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Is this the most delicious peated whisky you can buy?

Scottish distiller William Grant & Sons brings a true representation of wood smoke to their dram.

  • by James Atkinson
Crackdown 3

Crackdown 3 review: brawn 'n' yawn

Bringing decade-old design sensibilities and not much else to the table, Crackdown 3 feels like a missed opportunity.

  • by Tim Biggs

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Sport

Laurie Fisher.

Laurie Fisher and Peter Hewat staying put as Brumbies re-sign coaches

The Brumbies board has put faith in Dan McKellar's coaching staff, re-signing his assistants after just one game this season.

  • by Chris Dutton
Raiders recruit Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad showed plenty of promise in his first outing in lime green.

Raiders skipper backs young gun to fill Jack Wighton void at fullback

Canberra co-captain Josh Hodgson says he's been impressed with the Raiders recruiting class of 2019.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan

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