Weekend Sport Wrap

Word New Australia's weekend sport round up with Attila Mosonyi
Organisers of a festival event in Melbourne are hoping to change what they say are some negative views of Australia's African community.  

Cairns reels over child killings

The city of Cairns is reeling after the discovery of the bodies of eight children in the suburb of Manoora.

World News Radio Dec 19

Proposed changes to data retention laws:Climate changes in the Arctic;New inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame;
An exhibition by artists from different ethnic backgrounds and disabilities aims to highlight the healing abilities of creative work. 

SBS World News Radio Dec 18

Cuba and US restore diplomatic relations;Australia's Pakistani community in mourning;Young Aussies more likely to take sickies;

SBS World News Radio, 17 December

A Taliban attack on a Pakistani school draws global revulsion; The Islamic community responds to the Martin Place hostage tragedy; Secret recordings reveal...

Death of rare white rhino lamented

The death of a rare Northern white rhino at an American zoo has put the plight of the endangered species back in the spotlight.
Did the Sydney siege warrant such extensive medial coverage and how well did the media do its job?

Denmark claiming North Pole

Denmark has filed a claim with a United Nations panel over an area of the Arctic including the North Pole.
A senior federal government minister has urged the Australian public not to discriminate against the Muslim community in the wake of the Sydney siege.
Muslim leaders across Australia have rushed to condemn the Sydney hostage situation.
A defiant Dick Cheney has come out swinging after the CIA's interrogation program was heavily criticised by a Senate Intelligence Committee report.
The trade union movement says the federal government isn't giving enough priority to keeping Australians in work.
Foreign aid and public sector jobs have again become a casualty of the nation's worsening budget deficit.
Advertisement

Editor's Choice

Our pick of the best content from SBS News & Current Affairs and our content partners.

Uber has been heavily criticised for its practice of implementing “surge pricing” during times of high demand, perhaps never more so than earlier this week when prices...
In a stellar career spanning five decades and two continents – and in a time when many fear the dying out of traditions – Paroula Thurban has been giving...
Derby was born with deformed front legs. But lucky for him, he was fostered by a woman who works in 3D printing.
Thousands of miles away from the North Pole, a 'Christmas Village' in China's Zhejiang province is filled with 'red factories' that produce Christmas products for...
If you were following politics over the last few election cycles, you were most likely getting some of your information from satire.
Is 'The Interview' a good movie? We may never know. After the theft by North Korean hackers of vast quantities of confidential emails, pay information and...

Miss World competition bans bikinis

Julia Morley, the Miss World chairwoman, has announced that it is dropping the swimsuit segment from the competition.