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For many new arrivals to Australia - the concept of a 'carbon footprint' can be either baffling or irrelevant. But high school students have been introduced to...
Thousands of traditional black taxis blocked central London to protest Uber.
Barnaby Joyce had the numbers for leadership and was elected unopposed to become the National Party leader and Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, writes SBS...
A large number of US-born baseball players with Filipino heritage have travelled to Australia to play with the Philippines national team at the World Baseball...
Federal agents have closed in on the last four anti-government militants still holed up at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon after a 40-day armed occupation...
Robert Burton-Bradley describes the daily frustrations of selfishly having a "two name" surname.
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After months of sporadic street fighting, a group of Aboriginal elders says their Queensland community is under siege, from within and by authorities.
A US war veteran has reunited with his wartime sweetheart, sharing a hug and a kiss in Adelaide after a lifetime apart.
There are concerns a group of South African women, who are coming to Australia 'all expenses paid' to donate their eggs, could be in breach of Australian law.
Is it the case that the harms of new technologies might outweigh any good?
These two transwomen are on the forefront of a radical shift in military culture as it becomes more diverse and accepting.
Fleeing Iran for Australia as a child, Rita Panahi knew only two words of English. Her family was penniless. Today, she's an opinion columnist and controversial...
A Sydney teenager is gaining international support in her bid to become the world's first hijab-wearing ballerina, but she's also facing a number of challenges.
Christmas Island has a long, often dark, Chinese history that spans more than 100 years of phosphate mining.
Parts of the US East Coast have been buried in snow up to 76cm deep, while coastal areas like New Jersey have been submerged under record high tides.
Seven people are dead after terror attacks in Jakarta.
Front pages around the globe have paid tribute to David Bowie, 69, who died on 10 January after an 18 month battle with cancer.
David Bowie, the visionary British rock star who coupled hits such as 'Space Oddity' with trend-setting pop personas like 'Ziggy Stardust,' employed a a wide range of musical styles, and his costumes were diverse too. Here are nine examples from Ziggy Stardust, to Jareth, to plain-clothed Bowie.
Cities around the globe have been bringing in New Year's Day with captivating fireworks displays and light shows. Here are some of the festivities welcoming 2016 from east to west.
Wildfires continue to burn across Spain's northern areas after an unusual dry spell.
Not sure if you are fully across 2015's major events? SBS News has distilled the major events and stories into this gallery.
Not long after large deposits of bauxite were discovered in remote northeast Arnhem Land, a thriving township was built. Rare archival photographs from 1971 document Nhulunbuy’s whirlwind construction.