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The apparent actions of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz have raised questions about the security protocols for pilots and crew on board commercial airliners...
If you're wondering how the political landscape in NSW might change this weekend, first take a look at how NSW voters have swung over the past 40 years in these...
Most of Australia will get the chance to see a total lunar eclipse next Saturday night, the last visible from Down Under until 2018.
The appeal bid of a prisoner on death row in Indonesia with Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran has been hastily dispensed with by the Supreme Court.
Jacques Potgieter has expressed his remorse at making a homophobic slur, meeting with players of a gay rugby club in Sydney to apologise.
Luke Lazarus had a privileged upbringing and the world at his feet. But now, the son of a Sydney nightclub boss has been jailed for three years for rape.
Federal parliament will be asked to support an inquiry into halal certification of food.

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Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser is being farewelled at a state funeral in Melbourne.
Ovarian cancer is much rarer than breast cancer. So those of us who work in the field actually hope there’s no 'Jolie effect' in this instance because it’s likely...
A majority of Australians support the push to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people in the nation's founding document, a new poll has found.
Sweden has long been progressive on gender egalitarianism, and now its language is officially catching up.
Don’t trust all-devoted kale consumers, including health professionals and celebrities, if their advice isn’t based on scientific evidence, writes Rebecca...
Intermittent fasting has become a popular diet. In most versions of intermittent fasting, people fast or eat very little a few days each week and then eat normal...

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LONDON (Reuters) - England fullback Mike Brown suffered symptoms of concussion following the Six Nations win over France and will miss his club side Harlequins'...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Vahid Halilhodzic began his reign as Japan coach with a solid 2-0 win over Tunisia in a friendly in Oita on Friday after calling on the Samurai...
"After riding the bike in Sepang a few months ago, I’ve been speaking closely with Honda about the possibility to take part in Suzuka," the Australian said in a...
SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Ferrari's continued resurgence in Formula One was evident on Friday with both cars looking competitive in the first two practice...
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria have withdrawn from this year's European weightlifting championships in Georgia after 11 athletes tested positive for doping, the...
SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Renault say they are reviewing all their Formula One options, including quitting the sport or buying the Toro Rosso team, after...
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Portugal have one of the world’s top players in Cristiano Ronaldo but Serbia are good enough to contain him in their Euro 2016 qualifier in...
LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is facing another spell on the sidelines after England manager Roy Hodgson confirmed he had suffered a...

France given reality check by Brazil

PARIS (Reuters) - France suffered a serious reality check in their build-up to Euro 2016 on home soil when Brazil outclassed them in a friendly at the Stade de...
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India’s cricket fans are donning the face paint and unfurling their flags in Australia and beyond as their national team prepares for battle in the World Cricket Cup semi-final.
A Victorian mother and her adult son are among the 150 victims of a plane crash in the French Alps. They were aboard a Germanwings flight between Barcelona and Duesseldorf when it crashed in mountainous terrain in southeastern France.
All eyes turned to the skies for a solar eclipse offering spectacular views from selected plane seats, some European countries and a remote Arctic archipelago.
An art exhibition in regional New South Wales is bringing a new perspective to Aboriginal mission life.
Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has passed away at the age of 84 after a brief illness.
Tributes to the health workers who died from Ebola
Jo Dunlop began documenting the fashion of Sierra Leone when working in Freetown as a development health officer. She started a blog called Freetown Fashpack
The clean up is underway in Vanuatu's capital Port Vila after category five Cyclone Pam on March 13 left infrastructure damaged and the island strewn with debris.
Communities in Kiribati and Tuvalu have been severely damaged by storm surges and flash flooding as a result of Cyclone Pam.

Quakers Hill Nursing Home Fire

The Quakers Hill Nursing Home after the fires on November 18, 2011.