Nigeria's former military leader Muhammadu Buhari has claimed victory in elections, marking what could be the country's first democratic change of power.
The appeal of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan's denial of clemency has continued in a Jakarta court with an expert witness.
While still cautious and sceptical, a US publication says Tony Abbott's recently released climate discussion paper is a welcome sign.
In a surprising development, the International Cycling Union (UCI) is set to announce the use of parachutes as a part of its upcoming weather protocol for events.
Let's face it, every time we've kicked a ball in the park, we've dreamed of playing in the green and gold of Australia.
Step into the chaotic, busy and captivating world of Poh Ling Yeow as she journeys to an exciting new stage of her life. Starts Thursday, April 2 on SBS ONE.
A young Mormon virgin awakens to find herself inexplicably pregnant after secretly listening to a forbidden tape of The Nerves' classic hit “Hanging on the Telephone”.
The demise of even the most minor relationships can sting. Thankfully, comedian Brydie Lee-Kennedy is here to help you walk away with your head held high.
Indonesia has a vibrant transgender culture and tradition, but there’s been a rise in intolerance from Muslim fundamentalists.
It’s not every day a commercial television journalist plugs a show on an opposition channel, but this is a story that transcends network rivalry.
Former Palmer United Party senator Jacqui Lambie has applied to register the 'Jacqui Lambie Network' as a political party.
Watch a gripping exploration of the career and philosophy of former US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld.
SBS’s point of difference is our ability to make programs which speak to diversity, and we carry this responsibility without being a challenge to the commercial...
With clues from plucky probes in every corner of the Solar System and earth-shattering evidence from newly discovered planetary systems, astronomers are rewriting...
"You're a kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr. Bond," warns one of his enemies.
The Backburner (satire) writes: "Upcoming tax reform will include a series of extensive tax breaks for the wealthy as a reward for being rich."
With 559 shows in this years Melbourne Comedy Festival, there's a lot of quality comedy to choose from. Alice Fraser highlights 10 of the festival's finest female...
UPDATED with 2015 results: See the past 40 years of NSW elections in this easy-to-use data visualisation.
The final days of American presence in Saigon and the heroic efforts to help evacuate 135,000 South Vietnamese.
Love Easter treats? You're not alone. But which ones are the worst for our health?
Australia's Richie Porte has sealed victory at the Volta a Cataluyna despite Spaniard Alejandro Valverde winning his third stage of the seven-day race.
Australia's first ever Eurovision contestant

Guy Sebastian is on the road to Vienna, after being announced as Australia’s first ever entrant in the Eurovision song contest.

The World Game
Australia's international against FYR Macedonia in Skopje is a great example that, in order to make an educated assessment, you simply have to watch a football game...
Sydney FC's hopes of securing the Premiers' Plate have been dealt a blow with striker Shane Smeltz banned for the next two A-League matches.
Was Aristotle talking about Luis Suarez when he suggested there is "no great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness"? The World Game has compiled a...
When Sydney CBD FC takes to the field in the preliminary rounds of the Football Federation Australia (FFA) Cup, it will mark the incredible realisation of one man...
Luis Suarez was afforded a hero's welcome on his return to Anfield and won a second-half penalty in front of the Kop in a Liverpool All-Star charity match.
The English Football Association will not be allowed to lay a wreath in Turin this week to mark the 30th anniversary of the Heysel disaster.
Watch Free Movies
The evolution of an 11-year-old boy in the Midwest, from joy, love and mercy (from his mother), to the 'ways of the world' (from his father).
A young Texas high school teacher is in the midst of an affair with one of her students. She tries to break it off - only to end up diving in even more recklessly...
A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside-down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance.
There’s no need to be woolly-headed when it comes to kids' movies – just use our trusty guide to find what’s out and what’s fun for the whole family.
Lars Lindstrom brings home the girl of his dreams to his brother and sister-in-law's home. The only problem is that she's not real - she's a sex doll.
500 movies of summer. Open 24 hours.

500 free movies are waiting for you at SBS On Demand right now. Available around the clock, for up to a year!

Comment & Analysis
The apparent actions of Andreas Lubitz will inevitably raise questions about the safety protocols for the pilots and crew on board commercial airliners
News reports are focusing on the Germanwings pilot's possible depression, but the evidence shows violence is extremely rare among the mentally ill.
Sweden has long been progressive on gender egalitarianism, and now its language is officially catching up.
All Australian residents have access to Medicare, so why do half the population also decide to take out private health insurance? And what do they get out of it?
Despite their reluctance to support electricity privatisation, NSW voters were much more convinced by Baird’s pitch than dissuaded by a Labor scare campaign that...
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Best-selling author Peter FitzSimons reveals the heroes and villains of racial clashes over 170 years, and how these riots have instigated political change.
Authentic Mexican recipes for fresh home-cooked meals, along with Daniella Germain’s beautiful illustrations and fond memories of her beloved grandfather.
Caravan-friendly recipes from savouries, soups and salads to pasta, meat, seafood and sweet treats for dessert, with handy ‘how to’ sections for novice cooks.
Discover the causes behind the deaths of thousands of young airmen during WWII, not in battle but in catastrophic accidents and training crash incidents.
This collector’s keepsake uncovers the Gallipoli campaign using newly researched content, including removable documents and memorabilia.
Love the new movie and books and looking for more? Music selected by author E L James, featuring 15 pieces of classical music found in the Fifty Shades book trilogy.
SBS celebrates the Year of the Sheep

Explore the traditions and excitement of one of the world’s largest cultural celebrations with SBS.