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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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Relatives of Carol and Greig Friday are travelling to the crash site in the French Alps where the Melbourne mother and son where killed earlier this week.
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The latest Newspoll shows Mike Baird's coalition government will win the state election with ease.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Inspirational Ireland captain Paul O'Connell was voted player of the tournament on Friday after leading his side to a thrilling Six Nations...
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NSW Premier Mike Baird is on track to buck the recent trend of one-term conservative state governments.
A child is in a critical condition and his father is facing charges after an alleged drink-driving crash in Sydney.
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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.