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What ever happened to the working from home revolution?

Barbara Pocock, an adjunct professor at the University of South Australia school of business, said an increasing proportion of people are working …

Work from Home

The most anticipated innovations coming in 2015

All the ballyhoo surrounding what had been merely a rumoured work-in-progress was finally put to rest the moment CEO Tim Cook took the wraps off the …

Virtual Reality

'Treat him well', says father of Jordanian pilot captured by ISIL

The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the self-proclaimed Islamic State group in Syria has appealed to the militants to treat his son well.<p>26-year-old 1st Lieutenant Mu’ath al-Kasasbeh was taken prisoner after his warplane came down on December 24.<p>Speaking as a delegation of senior Christian …

Turkey allows first new Christian church since 1923 | DW | 03.01.2015

At a meeting of religious representatives in Istanbul on Friday evening, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the Syriac Christian church will …

North Africa

Gunman's many identities in a life of wrong turns

Everyone seemed to betray him. The friends who pistol-whipped and robbed him in May. The girlfriend who dumped him around Thanksgiving.<p>In recent …

Crime

"The situation is very dire": DR Congo hospital for rape victims assets seized

A hospital that treats victims of rape has accused the Congolese government of hounding it after tax authorities seized its assets.<p>Panzi hospital in Bukavu founded by gynecologist Denis Mukwege said it can no longer afford to pay staff after the tax authority issued a 500,000 euros tax bill with …

Islamist militants abduct 20 Egyptian Christians in Libya

Islamist militants have abducted 20 Egyptian Christians in Libya, a source close to the government says.<p>The Ansar al-Sharia militia kidnapped 13 of …

Palace issues new denial on Andrew claims

Buckingham Palace has issued a second denial that Prince Andrew had sexual contact with a woman who claims she was forced to have under-age sex with …

Communities face isolation after Skytrans collapse

That would become an increasingly urgent situation as northern roads were cut during the wet season, he said.<p>"With the wet season coming, we carried …

Islamist militants abduct boys as violence spreads from Nigeria to Cameroon

About 40 boys and young men are reported to have been abducted by suspected Islamist militants in north-eastern Nigeria.<p>People who fled and arrived …

Dozens of pets perish as bushfire destroys boarding kennel

"We did manage to save in excess of 40 dogs. Devastatingly, we lost the cattery and none of the cats survived," the post read.<p>"We love all the …

Pets

The top 10 blockbuster movies we're actually looking forward to seeing in 2015

Kenneth Branagh has done a pretty good job in the past of reinvigorating well-known stories (though I'm in the minority in liking his <i>Frankenstein</i>), …

Subiaco Oval heritage-listed gates damaged in crash

A car has crashed into the heritage-listed gates at Subiaco Oval in Perth, laden with what police say are stolen items.<p>WA police were attempting to …

Irish tourist allegedly punched by brother undergoes surgery

On Saturday afternoon Barry Lyttle chose not to apply for bail during court proceedings where he was charged with recklessly causing grievous bodily …

Crime

Accusations of racism after French mayor refuses Roma baby burial request

The mayor of a Paris suburb has been accused of racism following his refusal to allow a Roma baby to be buried in the municipal cemetery.<p>Christian …

Robotic soccer ball will help vision impaired kids play with peers, Queensland researchers say

A robotic soccer ball, said to be the first of its kind, has been created by Queensland engineers to help people with vision impairment play …

Fossil Fuels

Man with terminal illness told to look for work

"[Newstart appointments] are very time costly, which I have so little of. I'd much rather be visiting friends and relatives before I die," he …

Mental Health

Canadian mass murderer had threatened to kill his family over wife's child out of wedlock: reports

The Canadian man who murdered eight people last week had previously threatened to kill his family over his wife's child out of wedlock, but spared …

Scouts WA bring Manila street kids to Perth

Frolicking with friends on Perth's Swan River is a long way from the streets of Manila where 19-year-old Queenie Morales grew up with her mother.<p>She …

Madonna apologises after 'racist' photos backlash

Pop star Madonna has apologised for posting pictures to Instagram of people including Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King with ribbon across their …

Channel Ten is suffering from a celebrity-sized hole

As it scours the country for 10 people who are as foolish as they are famous, Ten is doubtless pondering another inconvenient truth: No show with the …

Five arrested in India over kidnap and gang-rape of Japanese tourist

The woman had filed a complaint through the Japanese consulate in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata saying she had been staying in a budget hotel in …

Ebola crisis: Experts warn against complacency in fight to contain worst outbreak in history

It has been one of the biggest stories of 2014 and it does not look like it is going anywhere.<p>The Ebola crisis in West Africa has killed thousands of …

12-year-old boy dies from 'sniffing deodorant' in Alice Springs

A 12-year-old boy has died in Alice Springs after police suspected he sniffed at least two cans of deodorant with a group of teenagers.<p>Northern …

Australia
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