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    Selma Engel: escaped from Nazi extermination factory to tell the world


    Most prisoners sent to Sobibor were instantly gassed or shot to death, but Engel, who was 20, was selected to sort the clothing of the dead and thus...

    Most prisoners sent to Sobibor were instantly gassed or shot to death, but Engel, who was 20, was selected to sort the clothing of the dead and thus spared.

    Jack De Belin's friend questioned by police over alleged sexual assault


    Callan Sinclair, who was with St George's Jack De Belin on the night of an alleged sexual assault has presented himself to police for...

    Callan Sinclair, who was with St George's Jack De Belin on the night of an alleged sexual assault has presented himself to police for questioning.

    Canterbury players plead guilty over Mad Monday nudity scandal


    The Bulldogs teammates have both pleaded guilty to charges of wilful and obscene exposure after stripping down during Mad Monday...

    The Bulldogs teammates have both pleaded guilty to charges of wilful and obscene exposure after stripping down during Mad Monday celebrations.

    Boy, 4, revived hours after teen drowns in Queensland flood


    A boy has been pulled from floodwaters in the Scenic Rim fewer than two hours after a teenager drowned in north...

    A boy has been pulled from floodwaters in the Scenic Rim fewer than two hours after a teenager drowned in north Queensland.

    'We’ll never be the same again': A family’s long road to healing, six weeks after a horror crash


    Six weeks after his mum and brother were killed in a tragic car crash, Felix Kilmister can still smile in the knowledge he is surrounded by support from family, friends and even those he had never...

    Six weeks after his mum and brother were killed in a tragic car crash, Felix Kilmister can still smile in the knowledge he is surrounded by support from family, friends and even those he had never met.

    Hopes handwriting could identify man after attempted child abduction


    Police have released parts of an anonymous letter which they received after a man confronted a 9-year-old girl in a park in Melbourne's north-east last month....

    Police have released parts of an anonymous letter which they received after a man confronted a 9-year-old girl in a park in Melbourne's north-east last month.  

    Toddler drowns in backyard pool in Port Stephens


    The toddler was in the backyard on Sunday evening when he managed to slip unnoticed into the...

    The toddler was in the backyard on Sunday evening when he managed to slip unnoticed into the pool.

    Melbourne Express, Monday, December 17, 2018


    Melbourne Express is your morning primer - a live blog with breaking news, headlines, transport updates and...

    Melbourne Express is your morning primer - a live blog with breaking news, headlines, transport updates and weather.

    Burkey's wet 'n' wild ride to Hollywood


    We suspect it’ll be another all-stops wine and dine number, from Beverly Hills restaurant Spago to the George Clooney-hangout Craig’s, with no expense...

    We suspect it’ll be another all-stops wine and dine number, from Beverly Hills restaurant Spago to the George Clooney-hangout Craig’s, with no expense spared.

    University of Wollongong first to run Ramsay's Western degree


    The Ramsay Centre will receive more than $50 million to fund the studies of great thinkers, philosophers and scientists of the Western...

    The Ramsay Centre will receive more than $50 million to fund the studies of great thinkers, philosophers and scientists of the Western tradition.

    University born of steel and coal to house elite degree


    Since the Western civilisation course was first conceived by Tony Abbott and his friend Paul Ramsay, it has always been discussed as an elite engine of traditional...

    Since the Western civilisation course was first conceived by Tony Abbott and his friend Paul Ramsay, it has always been discussed as an elite engine of traditional scholarship.

    Why men and boys crave their video games


    Many men seem to want to play video games all the time, and it leaves women scratching their...

    Many men seem to want to play video games all the time, and it leaves women scratching their heads.

    Residents say building 'too high' for Constitution Avenue


    They claim the mixed residential and commercial building breaks the 25-metre height limit along Canberra's so-called "grand...

    They claim the mixed residential and commercial building breaks the 25-metre height limit along Canberra's so-called "grand boulevard''.

    Motorists set for more delays on Northbourne Ave


    Parts of Northbourne Avenue have shown "considerable deterioration" and need to be resurfaced to avoid more significant upgrades in the...

    Parts of Northbourne Avenue have shown "considerable deterioration" and need to be resurfaced to avoid more significant upgrades in the future.

    Canberra could have its first 'build-to-rent' building


    Under the build-to-rent model, apartments are solely for the purpose of renting out at an affordable...

    Under the build-to-rent model, apartments are solely for the purpose of renting out at an affordable price.

    Life's too short for a quick takeaway coffee


    Is anyone really so busy that they don’t have a few minutes to sit down for...

    Is anyone really so busy that they don’t have a few minutes to sit down for coffee?

    Best of the world in pictures


    The best images from around the world, chosen by the Herald's photo...

    The best images from around the world, chosen by the Herald's photo editors.

    Queenslanders crowned highest NBN data users in the country


    Queenslanders' data usage in December is equivalent to listening to Mariah Carey's All I want for Christmas 87,500...

    Queenslanders' data usage in December is equivalent to listening to Mariah Carey's All I want for Christmas 87,500 times.

    Column 8


    Four-legged passengers are a cut above the...

    Four-legged passengers are a cut above the rest.

    Retired Hawthorn GP faces major police probe over alleged sex abuse


    A retired Hawthorn doctor is the subject of a major police investigation over allegations he sexually assaulted at least 10 patients, including two teenage girls, during consultations dating back to the...

    A retired Hawthorn doctor is the subject of a major police investigation over allegations he sexually assaulted at least 10 patients, including two teenage girls, during consultations dating back to the 1970s.

    Woman found dead in South Melbourne 'begged for help' before death


    A neighbour and friend says 46-year-old Nicola Stephenson banged on his door on Saturday, screaming "someone wants to stab me". Hours later, she was...

    A neighbour and friend says 46-year-old Nicola Stephenson banged on his door on Saturday, screaming "someone wants to stab me". Hours later, she was dead.

    28-year-old man bashed during group brawl outside bar in Dandenong


    A man was left with serious facial injuries after a brawl between two groups erupted in Dandenong in the early hours of Sunday...

    A man was left with serious facial injuries after a brawl between two groups erupted in Dandenong in the early hours of Sunday morning.

    Truck driver hailed as a 'white knight' for guiding family through storm


    Emily Clarke has thanked a truck driver who was helping her avoid any hazards on the road and leading her during a massive storm in north...

    Emily Clarke has thanked a truck driver who was helping her avoid any hazards on the road and leading her during a massive storm in north Queensland.

    Inner-west getaway after 4WD slams police car to avoid breath test


    A police officer fired at a four-wheel-drive in Sydney’s inner west on Saturday night, after the driver of the vehicle rammed into a police car, injuring two...

    A police officer fired at a four-wheel-drive in Sydney’s inner west on Saturday night, after the driver of the vehicle rammed into a police car, injuring two officers.

    High-salt diets linked to bone damage


    Diets high in salt might be causing the body to chew into its own bones, leaving them riddled with holes like Swiss cheese, Melbourne researchers...

    Diets high in salt might be causing the body to chew into its own bones, leaving them riddled with holes like Swiss cheese, Melbourne researchers fear.