Since it claimed its first victims in Guinea last March, the Ebola virus epidemic has killed 660 people in three countries and infected nearly 1,100—more lethal...
I recently spoke Russian for multiple days for the first time in more than a decade. It did not go smoothly.
No matter how hard we try, we can't make our pets live as long as we do. Owners may need to start asking themselves how much is too much.
For many people living with this common disease, the most debilitating symptoms are shame and isolation.
A century on, we're still paying the price.
Greater “work for the dole” and work search requirements also have far-reaching implications for employers and organisations who host “work for the dole” programs.

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American Bill Hillmann, co-author of a popular bull run guide, was recently gored in Pamplona. The public's response shows just how much perspective has been lost...
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Tracking devices used in thousands of common websites without people's knowledge raises new concerns about online piracy.
Contrary to the common misconception, there is no universal sign language. According to a recent estimate, there are 138 variations of sign language in the world...
There is still a prevailing view that “there are too many students”. This idea needs to be challenged because it is the opposite of what we should be encouraging.
As Joko Widodo soaks up the glory of becoming Indonesia’s seventh President, spare a thought for those who aspire to similar lofty heights, only to come crashing...
In the latest episode in the long-running saga that is the phone hacking affair, Dan Evans, a former journalist at the News of the World and Sunday Mirror, has...
Your local park is likely playing a vital role in your city’s health, and probably your own too.
History and recent events suggest that justice under international law is elusive and difficult to deliver.
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Even though Colin Wright was born with cerebral palsy, it hasn't stopped the 60-year-old from having sexual encounters. Rachel, a sex worker who regularly sees...
This week SBS World News is exploring the business of food in Australia, from what we eat and drink to how it's made.
Timothy DeLaGhetto, a popular YouTube celebrity who is mostly known for his obscene jokes and television spoofs showed a completely different side when he shared...
Jetstar has apologised after a crew member warned passengers returning from a NSW music festival to flush any illegal drugs down the toilet before landing.
More than 10 million people are expected to visit Bali this year, but locals say the demands of tourists are increasingly threatening the Indonesian island’s future.
Prominent writer and atheist Richard Dawkins has caused controversy after tweeting that 'date rape is bad, stranger rape at knifepoint is worse.'