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'They are so beautiful': Australian mother and daughter killed in Sri Lankan bombings

The two Australians killed in the Sri Lankan bomb blasts have been identified as a mother and daughter.

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Two-month-old baby dies on AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur to Perth

"Upon arrival, the aircraft was met by a team of medical specialists and the relevant authorities, including the WA Police.We are unable to comment further."

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Target and superquiz, Tuesday, April 23

Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.

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NSW Labor Left and Right line up for leadership vote

With the federal election campaign (back) in full swing — and water, tax and climate change in full focus — it would be understandable to ...

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CBD Melbourne: Don't take it personally

It took us as no surprise that Melbourne businessman and increasingly energetic shareholder James Baillieu wasn't thrilled to find his sudden ...

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DIY brain zapping means cutting edge treatment not just for city folk

In a boon for regional communities – where suicide rates are much higher than in big cities – transcranial direct-current stimulation can ...

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Absent stars blamed on plasma trail from distant galaxy's black heart

Australian scientists have fingered an enormous black hole at the centre of a far-flung galaxy for 'one of the biggest mysteries in astrophysics today'. 

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'Don't feel seen': Call to understand poor bisexual mental health

The largest study of bisexual people in the world has examined why bisexual people experience higher rates of psychological distress.

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James Bond licensed to thrill Lifeline book sale

Seven first editions of Ian Fleming's spy novels have been donated to what would normally be an orderly, suburban charity fundraising event.

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The best of the world in pictures

The finest images from around the world as chosen by our picture editors.

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Target and superquiz, Monday, April 22

Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.

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Let’s not overcook Cook by recreating a circumnavigation he never made

On 249th anniversary of Captain James Cook's landing, let's pay him his respect, but not by spending $12 million getting history wrong in a 250th ...

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'Big nocturnal bees': the secret life of bats

There's more to these mysterious creatures than meets the eye. Where do bats come from every night? Where are they going? And why do they get amorous in autumn?

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'Unprecedented' surge of online extremism after Christchurch

Calls for retalitation attacks by jihadists and white supremicists continue after the Christchurch shooting.

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'Hello amazingness': Leaked romance scammers' scripts

Romance scams are increasing, say Australian experts. Nigerian scammers use pre-written playbooks - similar to those used by telemarketing centres - to convince victims to send money.

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'Profession in crisis': warning about teacher shortage risk

University deans say a fall in students starting teaching degrees has come at the same time as a projected boom in school enrolments.

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Superquiz and Target, Sunday, April 21

Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.

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Easter and Anzac Day show sacrifice comes in many forms

Easter and Anzac Day are very different occasions, but what they have in common is sacrifice.

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Easter's inspirational message: building bridges in time of division

Across the Western world we are entering dangerous waters, as public disdain for others becomes the norm rather than the exception. Easter can inspire us to think differently.

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If we're celebrating Easter, why not Passover and Ramadan, too?

Why shouldn’t I be observing Ramadan, the Day of the Dead and Passover with a religious holiday too?

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Buster, the perfect human made of plastic, is the future of anatomy

In a brand-new high-security lab, Professor Paul McMenamin is looking at the future of anatomy in his cold blue eyes.

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Anti-Adani convoy heads north from Sydney

Former Greens leader and conservationist Bob Brown leads the charge towards the Adani coalmine in Queensland.

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James Acaster takes out top prize at Melbourne International Comedy Festival

English comedian James Acaster has won the top award at the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

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Lottery prizes worth $9.2 million still unclaimed in Australia

Six prizes in Queensland worth about $6.38 million are unclaimed.

The Brisbane Times /
Lottery tickets worth $9.2 million still unclaimed in Australia

Six tickets in Queensland worth about $6.38 million are unclaimed.

The Brisbane Times /
Changing the script written by Columbine High School shooters

Mass shootings have a pattern. Patterns have beginnings. In many ways Columbine was the first school shooting in the US, and its bloody legacy is writ large in every terrible headline.

The Brisbane Times /
'Struggling to cope': why more families are opting for home schooling

The number of home schooled children in NSW has surged in the past five years, with parents citing special needs and educational philosophy as the key reasons

The Brisbane Times /
The new school bullies aren’t children – they’re parents

Furious Facebook posts, abusive emails, school sit-ins, menacing behaviour: the bullying of staff by parents can have devastating consequences.

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