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Saturday, October 10, 2015

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Look back on MH17 crash ahead of final report

Look back on the key issues in the MH17 plane crash ahead of the release of the Netherlands' final report into the incident on Tuesday.

Men charged over alleged beer bottle rape after video shared online

Four Brisbane men are charged over the alleged Australia Day rape of a male friend after he reportedly passed out at a party.

Court upholds decision to keep brain-damaged Frenchman alive

A French court upholds a hospital's decision to keep a brain-damaged man alive, in a case that has divided his family.

Canberra asks Tesla Motors to host research hub in ACT

The ACT Government pitches to Tesla Motors, one of the world's leading renewable energy companies, asking it to consider establishing a research hub in Canberra.

16yo detained in Sydney counter-terrorism raids suspended from school

A 16-year-old student detained as part of an investigation into the shooting of police accountant Curtis Cheng outside NSW Police headquarters in Parramatta is suspended from school.

Kimberley Girl empowering young Aboriginal women

Do not be fooled by the catwalks and high end fashion, as Kimberley Girl is far more than your average beauty pageant.

Sri Lanka's Tamils struggling to rebuild in post-war Jaffna

More than half a decade after the end of civil war in Sri Lanka, Tamils in Jaffna are still struggling to rebuild their lives.

Small turnout for anti-Islam rally in Hobart

Pro-diversity supporters outnumbered anti-Islam protesters almost five-to-one at a rally in Hobart today.

Triple murder claim in suicide note sparks appeal by WA police

A nation-wide appeal for information regarding three murders a former Navy sailor has admitted to committing in his suicide note has been issued by West Australian police.

Liberals members jeer as Turnbull says factions don't run party

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is met with laughter and groans from Liberal Party members at the New South Wales state council, after claiming the party is not run by factions or "deals in back rooms".