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The newest item on Cuba's list of dwindling commodities is condoms.
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The former Labor government’s GP Super Clinics Program has come in for a bashing. The Coalition has derided it as “a total waste of money”. But is that the case?
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Anzac’s continuing power in the 21st century stems from the ways in which trauma has come to sit at its very core.
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Though surveys indicate that young voters are less likely to be undecided than the population as a whole, their lack of experience may well make them easier to...
If Joe Hockey’s first budget runs into problems, it won’t be for want of effort to construct a dramatic narrative about pain, personal responsibility and...
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Families who have lived in The Rocks for generations are now preparing to say goodbye, writes Elly Clough.
Pigeons have extraordinary navigational abilities. Take a pigeon from its loft and let it go somewhere it has never been before and it will, after circling in the...
The extent of Shakespeare’s legacy 450 years on from his birth is incalculable. But this, of course, does not stop some from trying.
We may soon see data emerge on the harms, benefits and revenues from the introduction of legalised cannabis in the US state of Colorado. But it may be some time...
Stories of abuse draw attention to a pressing problem, but there is little subsequent discussion of how to empower women as economic and political actors in the...

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Within China's vast internet is a community where the country's fifth-largest ethnic minority gathers online to communicate in their own language. This is the...
Fighters from outside the Middle East are still a very small percentage of the rebels fighting against Bashar al-Assad's government, but their numbers are growing...

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Siri can't really do anything I can't, despite the resources (and my data) at her theoretical disposal.
The Sri Lankan government is on the defensive again over human rights.
While Malaysia Airlines continues to provide welfare and support to the families of the passengers of MH370, compensation will soon become a priority.
Internal communications in plants share striking similarities with those in animals.
The idea of GP co-payments sounds very reasonable; the amount concerned passes a “milk bar test” of what is seen to be affordable to ordinary consumers, and the ...
George Brandis hopes that our natural repulsion at excluding a particular view from the public arena will be aroused in support of climate science denial.
The signs did not augur well for David Moyes. He began his career as the Chosen One, anointed by no less a person than Sir Alex Ferguson, the most successful...
It seems an anomaly that among the 15 autonomous, specialised agencies within the United Nations – such as the FAO, WMO, WHO, or UNESCO – there is no dedicated...
Treasurer Joe Hockey will today reveal the release date for the much anticipated Commission of Audit report, as he does more softening up for a tough budget.
Facebook has been on a shopping spree in 2014... aimed at making your friending, liking, stalking and humble bragging more experiential.
The markers of identification of communities have clearly moved from just race, colour and national or ethnic origin to include religion - in the case of Muslims,...
Patience at Manchester United has run out. David Moyes has been sacked possibly sooner than was expected, but entirely predictably given the huge financial...
Video games have got a bad press in the past mostly due to the accusation that they make people who play them more violent. But other studies have said that the...
How schools should support students with special educational needs and disabilities is a controversial area of research.
Procrastinators, in my experience, like nothing better than explaining away their procrastination: General busyness, fear of failure, and simple laziness are just...
At the age of 14, I pulled "Cien años de soledad" out of my family's typical Colombian middle-class family library... The book took over my life.
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