Conservationists are celebrating after the Federal Court set aside the approval of the Carmichael coal mine after a legal loophole in Environment Minister Greg...
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Australia is ready to refocus its friendship with Indonesia after the rift caused by the Bali Nine pair executions.
It's the stuff of childhood dreams. Luxury car company Lexus has finally revealed the first glimpse of it's new hoverboard.
Victorian Liberal MP Tony Smith is throwing his hat in the ring to become Speaker in the wake of Bronwyn Bishop's resignation.
Papua New Guinea’s prime minister has ordered an alcohol ban and drug testing of workers at the Australian-run Manus Island asylum-seeker detention centre.
Authorities in central India say at least 20 people have been killed after two trains plunged into a river while attempting to cross a bridge.
The hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer is taking off on Twitter in response to sexist reactions to an ad showing a female engineer.

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The storm surrounding Indigenous rights sparked by on-field controversy in a different sport has raised some timely questions for football regarding our own indigenous...
A Bangladesh High Court has banned the use of Bollywood film songs as ringtones, caller tunes or welcome sounds on mobile phones
An 'imaginary spear' used by footballer Adam Goodes is being sold on eBay for almost $20,000.
The rescue of a newborn baby from a public toilet in western Beijing has been caught on video.
Three US airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of...
Superstar Taylor Swift has given last-gasp permission for a Sydney theatre to use her hit single Shake It Off.
Five separate British police forces are now investigating child sex abuse claims against former UK Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath.

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Any challenge to someone who is being racist is likely to be more productive if it’s done without overt anger.
An Australian law firm is urging women to find out more about their legal rights regarding breastfeeding in the workplace.
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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.

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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,...
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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...

In quotes: Who is Donald Trump?

His campaign is gaining momentum and he could become the Republican Party’s presidential candidate for the 2016 race. But beyond the comb-over, cash and charisma, who is Donald Trump?
After judging nearly 18,000 photos across four categories of travel, National Geographic has selected the 10 winners.
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.

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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.