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Surgeon who cleans up after violence rejects proposed drinking laws

“They get free security by the extra police, provided by the taxpayer, they get someone to look after their patrons after they have plied them with …

James Hird's future at AFL club Essendon to be decided on Wednesday

Essendon want Tania Hird as well as her husband James to front the club board as speculation rages about his future at the AFL club.<p>The Bombers have …

Why can’t a man think like a woman, and a woman think like a man?

Men and women may feel like they differ on much more than just the possession or not of a Y chromosome. How we react emotionally to a situation, …

The Brain

Paul Howes looking forward to working outside union movement

Australian Workers' Union national secretary Paul Howes has confirmed he will step down from his role in July, but not to run for parliament.<p>Mr Howes …

Ukraine evacuates troops from Crimea after Russia seizes military bases; G7 meet for crisis talks

United States president Barack Obama began crisis talks with his European allies on Monday after Ukraine announced the evacuation of its troops from …

Electrics diverts Malaysia Airlines

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul had to divert to Hong Kong due to electrical problems, the carrier says, adding to the …

'People have a right to be bigots': PM defends Attorney

The federal Attorney-General says Australians have the right to be bigots as his government moves to repeal Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination …

Australians seen as more unfriendly, racist than in the past: Report

Only 3 per cent of recent migrants surveyed described Australians as "caring, friendly, hospitable".<p>The annual study also found further evidence to …

Tensions over Hobart cable car development

Towering high above Hobart, Mount Wellington is the city's highest point. <br>It can be seen from the harbour to the suburbs and many places in between. …

Sydney man dies in stormwater drain

• <b>For emergency SES help during floods and storms call 132 500.</b><p>A man is dead after becoming trapped in a stormwater drain at a rubbish and recycling …

Egypt court sentences to death 529 Morsi supporters

SBS News App<p>Download our free app on the App Store or Google Play for the latest headlines and breaking news alerts.<p>We love feedback: help us improve …