The Sydney Morning Herald : Australia (38)

Date set for Sue Neill-Fraser murder appeal despite Tasmania Police probe

A final appeal against the murder conviction of Sue Neill-Fraser will go ahead in October.

Furore over Boy in Striped Pyjamas costume suggestion for Book Week

A suggestion that children dress up as the character from The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas has been slammed online.

Furore over Boy in Striped Pyjamas costume suggestion for Book Week

A suggestion that children dress up as the character from the novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, set in a concentration camp during the Holocaust, has been slammed as offensive, ignorant, tasteless and hurtful.

Gender pay gap: male leaders in business, government and sport commit to change

More than 120 business leaders that form the Male Champions of Change coalition have signed a new agreement to ensure equal pay for equal work in like-for-like roles.

Massive variation in salt levels found in cooking sauces, new study reveals

One popular pasta sauce contains 90 times more salt than some of its rivals on the supermarket shelf.

Superquiz and Target, Wednesday August 23

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'No one seems to care': Veterans' Affairs 'killed my son' say ex-soldier's parents

Grieving parents condemn mindless bureaucracy crippling war veterans.

Death on the Derwent: Secret file could prove yacht killer's innocence

Top lawyer thought explosive dossier would clear woman's name. Tasmania Police had other ideas.

Norfolk Islanders pining for a new deal, want Pacific paradise to be part of NZ

Changes to the way the Australian territory is governed have some islanders looking to secede.

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Facebook, Google, Apple to appear before Senate tax inquiry

The executives of the world's largest technology companies will be grilled by a Senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance, as the government hopes to claw back up to $4 billion in revenue into public coffers.

Mammograms from age 40 would save more lives, study finds

Forty is the optimal age for women to start having regular mammograms to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths, according to a US study.

'That's definitely him': Son spots long-lost father in Sunshine Coast car park

In the years since he left their Werribee home, two boys have wondered what happened to their dad.

The Australian scientists cracking the genetic code of clinical depression

Two-thirds of Australians with depression have used multiple antidepressants to manage it.

Regulation of sharing economy urged to prevent exploitation

Greater regulation of the short-term online jobs market is needed to prevent exploitation of vulnerable workers, leading workplace experts have warned.

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Communities@Work Galilee School opens new Holder campus

"For some of these young people, it's a square peg into a round hole. We provide a square hole."

Better listening can reduce economic cost of hearing impairment

It took Julia Gilchrist 10 years and 200 job applications to finally get work that used her skills and gave her long-term career prospects.

High Court may leave Coalition in limbo for weeks

The High Court will have a directions hearing on the matter this Thursday.

Under-6 soccer players have more discipline than today's media-chasing MPs

Twenty years ago, before social media and 24-hour cable news, there really was no outlet for backbenchers and ministers to ventilate their opinions on matters of state. This was good, because nobody cared.

Father of missing Australian boy, 7, arrives in Barcelona as hopes fade

Hopes are fading for missing seven-year-old Australian boy Julian Cadman as Spanish authorities revealed they were not searching for any missing children.

Will Australia's new laws stamp out modern slavery?

Complex offshore supply chains expose many Australian businesses to the possibility they are benefiting from forced labour.

Convicted of drug trafficking, Bronwyn Atherton arrives home in Sydney after eight years in a Peruvian jail

Unlike Schapelle Corby, convicted drug trafficker Bronwyn Atherton arrived home in Sydney to no fanfare, no flashing lights, no paparazzi.

Australian terror threat: National strategy to protect crowds unveiled

From architects to bar staff, Australians involved in managing crowds will be urged to plug security into their everyday thinking to prevent terror attacks under a national strategy that will embed long-term changes into the country's public spaces.

Superquiz and Target, Sunday August 20

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The 71-tonne drug seizure that showed up the farce of Border Force

Former ABF member tells inquiry that key Australian agencies vastly underestimate problem of illicit tobacco.

Today's cartoons: The illustrated news

The news of the day as interpreted in the work of our award-winning cartoonists.

Nick Xenophon joins list, takes aim over citizenship furore

Even as Nick Xenophon was confessing, he was making terrible puns.

Xenophon joins list, takes aim over citizenship furore

Even as Nick Xenophon was confessing, he was making terrible puns.

Barcelona terror attack: Malcolm Turnbull urges Australians to pray for Julian Cadman

Seven-year-old Julian Cadman is missing in Barcelona after Friday morning's terror attacks, his family say.

Shot in the hip, doctor Jemilah Mahmood sewed herself up and helped save others

When doctor Jemilah Mahmood was shot in the hip in Iraq, she sewed up the wound herself and then delivered a baby by c-section, but she mantains she's no hero.

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Photos of the week: August 19, 2017

A week in photos from award winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.

Barcelona terror attack: Seven-year-old Australian Julian Cadman missing

Seven-year-old Julian Cadman is missing in Barcelona after Friday morning's terror attacks, his family say.

Superquiz and Target, Friday August 18

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Husband takes his life after police tell him his wife was likely murdered

The husband of a woman missing in South Australia has taken his life after police told him they believed she had been murdered.

High Court decides if Hoddle Street killer will spend life behind bars

Victorian mass killer Julian Knight will spend the rest of his life in jail after the High Court found retrospective laws to keep him locked up did not breach the constitution.

Kids cured of peanut allergy in Australian research breakthrough

Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in the treatment of the deadly peanut allergy in children.