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Tony Burke is facing claims he chose the most expensive option to fly his family on a taxpayer-funded trip to Uluru.
There has been little change in primary school student achievement in literacy and numeracy, the latest statistics show.
Superstar Taylor Swift has given last-gasp permission for a Sydney theatre to use her hit single Shake It Off.
Germany's government sacked the top public prosecutor on Tuesday after he accused the justice ministry of interfering in a widely criticized treason investigation...

Race for Speaker remains open

Ahead of a vote on a new Speaker of the House of Representatives, some argue female coalition MPs should step up.
Police forces in two further British regions said on Tuesday they were examining allegations of historical child sexual abuse against the late former prime...
Heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 180 people in India in the past week and forced nearly 1.2 million of people to take shelter in state-run relief camps,...

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More flights have been cancelled and delayed in and out of Bali as Mount Raung continues to spew ash.
The United Nations children's agency fears youngsters could be stripped of their citizenship under controversial counter-terrorism measures.
An Australian law firm is urging women to find out more about their legal rights regarding breastfeeding in the workplace.
Adam Goodes will return to AFL action on Saturday night against Geelong.
South Australia is now better placed to build Australia's next generation of submarines after a move to build the Navy's future frigates largely in Adelaide,...
Houses covering a hill in the Mexican town of Palmitas have been transformed into swirling rainbow as part of a large-scale art project that took more than two...
The only surviving Bali bomber has met family and friends of some of those he killed, saying he would travel to Australia to apologise if he was allowed to do so.

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From ancient Korea to Melbourne's east, the martial art of Soo Bahk Do has a group of older Australian women swapping bowls for punches.
As Bronwyn Bishop steps down as Speaker of the House, she takes with her the record for 'sin binning' the greatest number of politicians.
An Instagram account purporting to show the journey of a migrant from Senegal to Spain has proved to be a hoax.
Two cranes hoisting a massive section of bridge collapsed in a western Dutch town on Monday, flattening a row of houses and injuring at least 20 people,...
A Twitter bot that offered suggestions when people used the term ‘illegal immigrant’ has been suspended by Twitter.
A Moroccan man suffocated while being smuggled to Spain in a suitcase stowed in the boot of a car, the Spanish government said on Monday.
EXCLUSIVE: The imaginary spear that Adam Goodes was criticised for 'throwing' as part of a war cry he performed during a game at the AFL Indigenous round in May,...

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Australia has earned a global reputation for being tough on asylum seekers with its policies on turning asylum boats around and denying anyone who arrives by boat the...
Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and is predicted to rival Christianity in terms of global population by 2050. But, despite popular perception,...
Treasurer Joe Hockey’s suggestion that people should “get a good job that pays good money” in order to buy their first home, sparked a debate about housing...
Syria has become the world's largest source of refugees and Turkey is now the largest host. Find out where refugees and asylum seekers have moved to and where...
The federal government has announced it will withhold childcare benefits for parents who do not vaccinate their children. What areas of Australia have the lowest...
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The Queensland community of Logan, in the state's southeast, is getting ready to tell its many stories in a show so big, it won't fit inside.
The New Zealand government invited members of the public to submit flag designs as part of its push to change the nation's flag. Four will be selected out of the thousands submitted and the public will be able to vote on the best one later this year.
From its front desk to the porter, a hotel in southwestern Japan is "manned" almost entirely by robots to save on labour costs.
A U.S. spacecraft sailed past Pluto in the most distant reaches of the solar system on Tuesday, capping a journey of 4.88 billion km that began nine and a half years ago.
This year, SBS is celebrating the 40th anniversary of SBS Radio. What began in 1975 as a three-month experiment with eight languages is now a national multimedia broadcaster, with radio going out in 74 languages, over the airwaves and online.

On location in New Zealand

Go behind the scenes of Alex de Jong's story on New Zealand's changing gang culture.
A newly-refurbished Hello Kitty theme park has opened in China. When it first opened in November 2014, the ambitious amusement park was subjected to a barrage of abuse from critics, who were unimpressed with its design and layout.

In pictures: Pink Sari campaign

A gallery of photos from the Pink Sari campaign in New South Wales.
People around the world have celebrated with pride marches following the US Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples would have the right to marry nationwide.

In pictures: Insight in Indonesia

In this special episode, Insight brings you the view from Indonesia.