Rallies by rival anti-Islam and anti-racism protesters have turned violent in Melbourne, even after riot police separated the two groups.
A Liberal candidate has cut and run from the media after gatecrashing Bill Shorten's visit to a health centre in the marginal seat of McEwen.
One summer morning in London, Gill Hicks boarded the train at the same stop as a suicide bomber.
Waving US and Mexican flags, more than 1000 people have turned out for anti-Trump rallies in San Diego.
A woman has sustained serious burns to her arms, legs and upper body after she was set alight in the Brisbane suburb of Marsden on Friday.
Television personality James Mathison is standing as an independent in former prime minister Tony Abbott's blue ribbon seat of Warringah.
Israel is one of the most LGBTI-friendly countries in the Middle East region, although intolerance and discrimination is still prevalent in Arab and Orthodox...

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Asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island should be allowed to settle in Australia, the Greens say.
Do socio-economics play a part in election voting? These charts look at first preference votes for the Coalition and Labor parties from the last Federal election...
Changes to tax on super contributions in the May budget will affect older women the most, modelling from NATSEM suggests.
Labor concedes it can't make changes to the pension assets test if elected on July 2 because it will unlikely have the numbers in the Senate.
The Greens have pledged to have billions go towards health to help boost hospital funding and lift the freeze on Medicare rebates.

Big tax changes off agenda

Voters should not expect any major tax reform after the election, say the treasurer and shadow treasurer.
SBS's Canberra bureau will run a regular blog throughout the eight-week election campaign, shedding light on the politics and the electioneering.

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A German publisher plans to print a new edition of Hitler's Mein Kampf without notes, a move prosecutors say could amount to spreading Nazi propaganda.
A Mexican newspaper reports drug boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's lawyers have filed a legal challenge against his extradition to the US.

Whittington feels deserted by Nine

The Nine Network has not contacted Adam Whittington's family despite the fact he remains in a Beirut prison over the botched 60 Minutes kidnapping.
Hollywood actress Amber Heard has been granted a restraining order against her husband Johnny Depp whose lawyers have accused her of a cash grab.

Glee star arrested over child porn

Mark Salling, famous for his role as Noah Puckerman on hit US TV show Glee, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography.
Safe Schools Coalition manager Roz Ward has quit her advisory role with the Victorian government after she called the Australian flag racist.
Local authorities have said a set of stairs will be built while longer term solutions are considered.

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If you're living in Australia then you have benefited from the demise and destruction of Indigenous culture. So why is it so hard to say sorry, asks Brooke Boney.
Olympian Safwan Khalil is a fighter in every sense of the word - a taekwondo athlete whose Lebanese heritage helped him establish a solid work ethic.

Australia's first piano revealed

For the first time in its 230-year history, Australia’s first piano will soon be on show to the public since it arrived on the First Fleet.
An exemption to a long-standing tradition in Switzerland has prompted education authorities to hand down a controversial ruling for Muslim students.
Cultural heritage can play a major part in the success stories of many Australians. This SBS series, Identity Matters, looks at how influences from the motherland...
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In pictures: Port Arthur massacre

A selection of images from the day of the Port Arthur massacre, and the days, weeks and years since.
Crowd numbers were down but the Anzac spirit was as strong as ever at dawn services marking the 101st anniversary of the Gallipoli landings by Australian and New Zealand soldiers.

Prince: his life in pictures

Prince, the innovative US music superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including Purple Rain and When Doves Cry has died at age 57.
Hundreds have died in the worst earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades.
Rents in most of Australia's capital cities are rising despite more supply.

Donald Trump's Life Story

As Dateline meets some of those who've played a role in Donald Trump's life so far, our photo gallery has more about his story.
After nearly a year under the occupation of IS, the ruins of the ancient city of Palmyra have suffered. As Syrian government troops retook the city, images have emerged of what remains of the UNESCO World Heritage site.