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Teenage parents, young students relying less on welfare, new data shows
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:23

The Federal Government is hailing new figures which show a 13-per-cent decline in the number of teen parents on welfare as a sign its policies are wor...

Food and flowers helping endangered smoky mouse get hot and steamy
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:47

Scientists have bolstered the numbers of one of the smoky mouse by decking out the breeding enclosures with flowers and food. ...

Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF party begins Mugabe impeachment process
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:47

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF begins the process of impeaching President Robert Mugabe, saying he is a "source of instability" and has shown disrespect fo...

Analysis: How Charles Manson killed the 60s
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:41

Charles Manson, the notorious cult leader who directed his followers to commit a string of brutal murders, came to represent the worst excesses of a d...

Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified the world, dies aged 83
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:36

US cult leader Charles Manson, who was convicted of orchestrating the killings of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died at 83....

Endangered smoky mice getting hot and steamy thanks to classic tactics
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:37

Scientists are falling back on the cliches — food and flowers — as they play Cupid in the hopes of boosting numbers of the critically endangered n...

'He only trusted two things': How a Sydney detective cornered the 'Butcher of Bosnia'
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:42

Bob Reid was told he was wasting his time hunting for Bosnian war criminal Ratko Mladic. A cop who cut his teeth chasing criminals in NSW, he showed w...

High Court orders Senate recount after Nash's citizenship drama
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:08

The High Court orders a special recount of the votes in the Senate seat that former national's deputy leader Fiona Nash was forced to vacate because o...

Turnbull cancels sitting week to deal with same-sex marriage vote
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:48

The move will allow the Senate to finish debating the same-sex marriage bill before it goes to the Lower House, but it also has implications for the d...

Defiant Mugabe faces impeachment threat after refusing to stand down
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:43

Zimbabwe officials say plans to impeach the President will go ahead as scheduled after he refuses to step aside amid a tense standoff with the nation'...

'I was treated like a perpetrator': Woman punched by Ballarat officer criticises investigation
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:45

Victoria Police is criticised over its handling of an investigation into a Ballarat sergeant, who admitted to punching his neighbour who says she was ...

'A new era': Mugabe removed as leader of Zimbabwe's ruling party
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:42

Zimbabwe's ruling party ZANU-PF dismisses Robert Mugabe as its leader, replacing him with the vice-president he fired, Emmerson Mnangagwa, in a move t...

Sydney councillors up in arms over anti-vaccination promotion
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:47

City of Sydney councillors lash a decision to promote an event featuring a prominent anti-vaccination academic on the city's official website as "harm...

England gets some consolation with Twenty20 Ashes win in Canberra
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:50

England bowl Australia out with 40 runs to spare in Canberra to even the ledger in the Twenty20 series with one match to play. Australia has already s...

Biting allegation mars Jillaroos' thumping win over England
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:02

Australia's 38-0 thumping of England at the women's Rugby League World Cup is overshadowed by a biting accusation against centre Isabelle Kelly. ...

My future will be settled this week: Ange
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:13

With speculation mounting about his future as Socceroos coach, Ange Postecoglou tells Offsiders he will meet with the FFA this week and promises "a qu...

'Satellite calls' likely to be from missing submarine, Argentina says
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:14

Argentina's defence ministry says seven failed "satellite calls" that it believes came from a missing naval submarine were detected three days after i...

'He's the Teflon man, nothing sticks': Domestic violence victim calls for greater online protections
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:29

Canberra public servant 'Anne' separated from her husband after a decade of physical and emotional abuse, only to find a lack of protections allowed h...

Is the RBA's model broken or merely bent as wages wither and jobs grow?
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:57

Falling unemployment should boost wages and inflation, but it is not anywhere in the world. What have the RBA and other central banks got wrong? ...

Plants churn out 11 times more CO2 than is released by human activity: study
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 03:57

While much focus is placed on human-caused emissions of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, research from teams around the world suggests plants could...

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