Australian scientist David Goodall photographed in Basel, Switzerland, on May 8, 2018 ended his life in with assisted suicide.
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Recent stories in the media highlight the idea of suicide tourism to Switzerland. But what does that mean? How is the Swiss view of assisted dying different from the Canadian one?
With all the different types of yogurt on offer, making a decision on which one to buy can be difficult.
Consuming yoghurt is associated with many health benefits. But with all the varieties of yoghurt, and added ingredients like fruits and probiotics, it can be hard to know which is best for your health.
Shorten would be better off if the Labor national conference could be scrapped.
The ALP just has to suck it up and throw itself into battle, because the stakes are very high.
A massive fast moving lava flow from Kilauea consumes everything in its path, as the flames from the remnants of one home burns on the left, while it approaches another on the right.
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The current eruption of Kilauea on Hawai'is big island can tell us a lot about what is going on beneath the volcano and may provide lessons for future eruptions.
Green sea turtle eating seagrass off Lizard Island.
New research highlights the role of sea turtles and dugong in the dispersal of seeds and maintenance of seagrass meadows, an important marine habitat and the primary food source for both animals.
A car is set alight during the 2005 riots that prompted soul-searching in France about segregated and badly designed housing projects.
Planning matters. The 2005 riots in France started in badly designed housing projects, while innovative planning helped Medellín, Colombia, shed its reputation as the most violent city in the world.
The central element of the Timor Sea dispute seems far from resolved.
Despite a breakthrough on boundaries in the Timor Sea, the crucial question of how the shared oil and gas are to be developed remains unresolved.
Two experts argue for and against government intervention when it comes to fixing low wage growth.
Tanya Plibersek announced Labor’s plan to conduct a review of the tertiary education sector in March this year.
Labor has promised to review the tertiary education sector if elected next year. There are some major issues, and some examples from abroad they should consider.
Smith told parliament the date – which means a nine-week campaign - had been advised by the AEC.
The byelections, which span four states, are especially crucial for opposition leader Bill Shorten, because four are in ALP seats and two of those are on wafer thin margins.
Though Google has reported significantly more profits in Australia, the profit margins of the local company remain very low compared to its worldwide group.
It is well known that modern multinationals such as Google can derive substantial revenue and profits from Australia without significant physical presence here.
Meghan Markle’s mixed race identity has been the topic of conversation leading up to her wedding to Prince Harry. That’s a good thing.
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Journalist Stan Grant has argued that we need to stop talking about Meghan Markle's 'mixed race' identity. But our society still categorises people according to race - and we need to discuss this.
His recent death will lead to some old debates about his work returning – but are they still valid?
Joyce said that as an accountant, he understood the issues with audit process.
The audit has been underway since early this year, sparked by the controversy around his affair with his former staffer and now partner Vikki Campion.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on May 25.
By choosing to deal with companies with better data protection policies, Australian consumers can create pressure for change in how personal data is handled across the board.
The term chronic fatigue underemphasises the full scope of symptoms sufferers face.
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Spoiler: there's a lot more that we don't know about what causes chronic fatigue.
By the time children are five, they should show preference for a particular hand and be able to work with others.
Children aged three to five don't need to do formal academic assignments in early childhood education to hit their milestones.
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Whether you loved him or hated him, his canonical status is beyond question.
The South Korean president's careful approach to rapprochement with the North set the stage for a possible breakthrough on the Korean peninsula.
In explaining his motives, Hastie cited national interest and democratic traditions, including press freedom.
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If he had forewarned Turnbull, Hastie – who is head of the parliamentary joint committee on intelligence and security - would have been firmly ordered to button his lips.