Stories include, 'Opposition underwhelmed by tough budget promise', 'Doctor tells of detention centre suicide attempts', 'Murdoch hits back at sabotage allegations', 'IPCC urges governments to plan for disasters', 'The complexities of energy delivery', 'Congressman protests shooting of unarmed Martin', 'Surf lifesaving community mourns death' and 'Surfing world loses pioneer Peterson'.
The story, 'When nobody listens', meets those who have triumphed against schoolyard bullies - and the family of one Melbourne girl who left behind an emotional message. The story, 'White lies', reports on the booming new underground trade - Raw milk. The story, 'Long way to the top', rock royalty recreated AC/DC's iconic Long Way To The Top clip. The story, 'The power of love', follows Jackie and Ben's journey to operation day.
In the final episode, the Australians head for Indonesia. They live with a refugee family in Jakarta, desperate to get on a boat no matter what the risk. Reith, Deveny and Anderson travel to the island of Roti, a recruiting ground for people smugglers. But the young men they meet are not the villains they expected.
In an exclusive interview, Beyonce Knowles talks about the joy of impending motherhood, the pressure of fame and the struggle to get her own career off the ground. The 30-year-old superstar also tells Molly Meldrum about her year-long sabbatical, being her own business manager and her desire to help a new generation of artists find their feet in the entertainment industry. Then, Mike Munro's powerful investigation into the growing environmental disaster in the Amazon where oil drilling has contaminated waterways poisoning families. Guest reporter Karen O'Sullivan, from 7 News Melbourne, follows the heart-rending story of Emily Blake, the 11-year-old girl who suffered horrific brain injuries after her school bus was hit by a truck on a country road in western Victoria.
Stories include, 'Britain moves to spy on telecommunications', 'Burma still faces obstacles to democracy', 'Canberra debates meaning of tax', 'O'Farrell drawn into Star Casino affair', 'Fiji declares emergency as four dead', 'Accident victim wrongly declared dead', 'Community groups fight income management trial' and 'Indigenous music pioneer Jimmy Little dies'.
The story, 'Riding the Amazon River', joins Australian big wave legend Ross Clarke-Jones, as he rides the 'pororoca' or 'the big roar'. The story, 'A baby's touch', follows the inspiring, powerful and emotional story of Yoshi and Emma De Silva and the healing power of their baby's touch. The story, 'The talented Jack Vidgen', features an interview with the winner of Australia's Got Talent, Jack Vidgen and his mum.
Stories include, 'Carbon package passes in tumultuous session', 'New Zealand fears grounded ship will sink', 'Windsor proud to be involved with carbon bills, 'Burma begins releasing prisoners of conscience', 'Israel to exchange 1,000 Palestinians for imprisoned soldier', 'Iran denies ambassador assassination plot', and 'Military no better than Mubartak: El-Mahdi'.
Stories include, 'Immigration boss pleads for more staff', 'Business spooked by call for carbon tax', 'Former Socceroos captain arrested in Dubai', 'Keelty testifies in Rush's last-ditch appeal', 'Police probe claims church covered up abuse', 'Tea Party wins rattle Republicans', 'Tea Party shakes up US elections', 'Pope touches down in Britain', 'Ex-Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide trial'.
The story, 'Brothers in arms', tells an inspiring story about two brothers who share a special bond. Tate Kemp has cerebral palsy, and his big brother Nash, promises to stand by him. The story, 'Captain Bridget', explains the situation of Bridget Clinch a former male soldier, fighting to stay in the army with her wife and two kids by her side. The story, 'The last flight', investigates one of the greatest aviation mysteries - the death of Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith.
The story, 'AFL school girl: The truth', speaks with the parents of Kim Duthie, the 17-year-old at the centre of the AFL nude photo scandal. The story, 'Blue heaven', explores a brand new aquatic Garden of Eden off the coast of Sri Lanka, home to the blue whale. The story, 'Keli's mystery man', reveals Keli Lane's mystery lover.
Stories include, 'NATO steps up pressure on Moamar Gaddafi', 'Taliban ambush claims 24th Australian life', 'Obama meets with Queen Elizabeth II', 'UN official questions legality of Malaysia deal', 'We need rapid decarbonisation: Bandt', 'Republicans need fresh Obama contender', 'Tornado-flattened city braces for more'.
The story, 'A soldier's story', talks with Australia's war hero Ben Roberts-Smith and the extraordinary mission in Afghanistan that led him to be awarded the Victoria Cross. The story, 'Michael J. Fox', details new research driven by Michael J. Fox and Sydney Parkinson's sufferer Clyde Campbell. The story, 'Outback miracle', Julie Young taught first aid in remote communities until a horrific desert car crash. Her former students found her, and remembered all the life-saving techniques she'd taught them. The story, 'Brothers in arms', features an interview with Barry Gibb about the tragic loss of his brother Robin.
Stories include, 'Soldiers charged over deadly Afghan raid', 'Gillard unveils climate change committee', 'Milne takes place on climate committee', 'Australian athletes touch down in Delhi', 'Settlement row threatens Mid East peace talks', 'US government spending critical voter issue', 'New Labour leader denies leaning to left', 'Pies, Collingwood get another shot at glory'.
Stories include, 'Embattled James Murdoch resigns from BSkyB', 'HSU investigation referred to prosecutors', 'Grimshaw resigns as casino inquiry continues', 'Calls to rethink approach to illicit drugs', 'Wong backs independent investigation into HSU', 'Victoria introduces anti-strike laws' and 'Maasai warriors take to the cricket pitch'.
Stories include, 'Philip Morris threatens court over plain packets', 'Prosecutions begin over alleged labour exploitation', 'Smuggled footage exposes impoverished North Korea', 'Poll shows carbon tax support collapsing', 'Houston defends ADF culture', 'Gaddafi loses support as rebels close in', 'China talks up economic ties with UK'.
The story, 'Double crossed', details why Bronwyn Kay Atherton is behind bars. The story, 'Father and Son', features a chat with Elton John, that's both mischievous and revealing. The story, 'Storm surfers', joins two-time world champion Tom Carroll and big wave legend Ross Clarke-Jones as they risk it all in pursuit of the perfect wave.
The story, 'Walsh St', examines one of Australia's most infamous unresolved crimes - Walsh St. The story, 'Disaster in Japan', investigates the disaster in Japan as the country faced its worst ever earthquake, and a tsunami followed. The story, 'Action man', speaks with Bear Grylls an action man who talks about his passion for the wild, family and his faith.
Stories include, 'Labor analyses Queensland demolition', 'Queensland Labor struggles to regroup', 'ALP lost Qld on the carbon tax: Joyce', 'Huawei blocked from NBN on security ground', 'Obama challenges North Korea to pursue peace' and 'Obama's health system on trial'.
The story ‘Frost/Packer’ speaks to legendary interviewer Sir David Frost, the story ‘Life with Tourettes’ enters the lives of people living with this most bizarre and embarrassing syndrome and in ‘Best Mates, Best Cheats?’, Lance Armstrong’s teammate Tyler Hamilton talks about the drugs scandal in cycling.
The story, 'Save our kids', meets a group of Aussie kids who are struggling and looking for a fresh start at life with the help of Youth Insearch. The story, 'Extreme waves', heads to Tasmania for some of the biggest, killer waves and meets a group of Aussies who are teaching surfers about the skills they need to survive. The story, 'Beneath Gallipoli', details ninety-five years on, our Aussies are on a hunt to uncover the secrets of Gallipoli. The story, 'Food for thought', investigates Pfizer, one of Australia's most popular baby formulas which fails to mention GM on its packaging.
Tragedy has inspired a group of young people in America to campaign for stricter gun control. The leaders of this movement were caught up in last week's school shooting in Florida. And now they're taking their message right to the President's door.
Our next 'Ask a Reporter' topic
We're previewing Clean Up Australia Day on the 2nd of March with a special look at recycling. Last year, we revealed that some of it is being stored in warehouses and some is being shipped overseas for processing. But now, China has announced that it's banning these imports, leaving Australian recycling companies worried about the future of the scheme.
Australia will soon make its biggest deposit of seeds into the doomsday vault. We'll find out what that is and why locally-grown seeds could one day help save the world.
BTN Investigates: How do eyes work?
One of our viewers has asked us to find out how our eyes work. We will give you some insight!
Last year, 13-year old Solli Raphael became the youngest ever Australian Slam Poetry Champion. But what is slam poetry and how is it different to the forms of poetry you'd be more used to? We've asked Solli to explain.
Stories include, 'Cuts at TGA as police say counterfeit drugs on the rise', 'Interview: Leonard Doyle, International Organisation for Migration', 'What happened to baby Sandra? Retta Dixon survivors search for answers 50 years on' and 'Team Venom enjoy mixed success at Speed Week in South Australia'.
Stories include: 'The challenges of everyday life in a town under siege', 'How should Australia go to war?', 'You be the judge - what happens when ordinary citizens are asked to set the sentence for a serious crime?', 'Interview: Paul Refsdal, journalist and film maker'
THE CHALLENGES OF EVERYDAY LIFE IN A TOWN UNDER SIEGE
Daraya is one of the many besieged cities and neighbourhoods across Syria, regularly bombed by Assad Government and Russian warplanes. Find out what life is like for a family trying to survive in the war zone.
HOW SHOULD AUSTRALIA GO TO WAR?
There's a new push from a handful of politicians and former military chiefs in Australia for the Government to be stripped of its power to commit to war, suggesting a vote on the floor of Parliament instead.
YOU BE THE JUDGE - WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ORDINARY CITIZENS ARE ASKED TO SET THE SENTENCE FOR A SERIOUS CRIME?
A program run by Victoria's Sentencing Advisory Council is taking the court room to the community, letting members of the public be the judge while using real cases from the past.
INTERVIEW: PAUL REFSDAL, JOURNALIST AND FILM MAKER
Matt Wordsworth speaks with Paul Refsdal in Oslo, who turned the camera to the jihadis waiting for their turn to die in a film which provides an intimate portrait of their lives as would-be suicide bombers.
The story, 'Beauty and a beast', it's been a long and deeply painful wait for action and answers to one of Australia's most baffling and enduring mysteries: what happened to model and bride-to-be Lucille Butterworth? The story, 'Where prisoners rule', in the heart of Bolivia lies a prison like no other, where children roam the corridors, drugs are made and sold and an inmate council hands out corporal punishment. Denham Hitchcock went inside the prison city in the centre of La Paz with Australian author Rusty Young, the man who made this place famous.
Stories include: 'Lushsux on Donald Trump, nude selfies, and a gorilla named Harambe', 'The high profile muslim cleric who's encouraging his followers in France to integrate into secular society', 'Interview: Warren Entsch, Liberal National MP', 'Interview: Rukmini Callimachi, New York Times Foreign Correspondent'
LUSHSUX ON DONALD TRUMP, NUDE SELFIES, AND A GORILLA NAMED HARAMBE
Lushsux, the controversial Melbourne street artist, talks to Lateline about sexism in art and what he thinks of his critics.
THE HIGH PROFILE MUSLIM CLERIC WHO'S ENCOURAGING HIS FOLLOWERS IN FRANCE TO INTEGRATE INTO SECULAR SOCIETY
Europe Correspondent James Glenday spends a day with Grand Imam of Bordeaux Tareq Oubrou, whose liberal views have made him a high profile target of the Islamic State terrorist group.
INTERVIEW: WARREN ENTSCH, LIBERAL NATIONAL MP
Emma Alberici speaks with Warren Entsch as the Opposition rejects a request from the Turnbull Government to allow 'pairing' of votes in the new Parliament which will add more difficulty for the Government with a one seat majority.
INTERVIEW: RUKMINI CALLIMACHI, NEW YORK TIMES FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT
Emma Alberici speaks with NY Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi about the reasons behind the rise of Islamic terror groups in Europe.
With guests Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Taaron Egerton, Shane Watson and Ben Dwarshuls, plus guest host Liz Ellis, and stories on the Berlin attack, the Russian ambassador assassinated in Ankara, phones for kids, and Bistro Morgan.
Chilling video of police interviews with Australia's worst mass murderer Martin Bryant have been revealed on the Seven Network's Sunday Night program for the first time - showing the evil killer laughing as detectives question him for hours about his horrific shooting spree. There is also deeply personal and detailed accounts of Martin Bryant from those who came to be closest to him in the days, weeks and months that followed the Port Arthur atrocity.
The story, 'Saved', secret cameras have captured the dramatic rescue of a 15-year-old girl from a Thai brothel by an Australian organisation working to end the underage sex trade. The story, 'Life is beautiful', Hetty was imprisoned in a concentration camp as a 14 year old and protected those much younger than her from the horror and death after their parents were taken away. The story, 'End of the adventure', the wife and daughter of filmmaker John Davis, who was killed in a helicopter crash have revealed his final hours in an emotional interview.
With guests Bernard Fanning, Paul Bongiorno, Hugh Riminton, Grahame Morris and Mark Di Stefano, plus guest host Steve Price and stories on the Liberal leadership spill, and a model breaking stereotypes.
Stories include, 'Construction union accused of intimidation', 'Commonwealth Bank apologises', 'No comment on asylum boat', 'Church slow to pay compensation', 'Sarkoy claims to be a victim of witch hunt' and 'Independent body should decide on compensation'.
Stories include, 'Teenager Malala Yousafzai shares Nobel Peace Prize', 'National Security brings States, Territories and Commonwealth together', 'Ebola scare, MP Bob Katter calls for health workers to be quarantined', 'Author Naomi Klein', 'Britain's anti-European Union Independence Party takes seat in parliament' and 'Wilderness therapy for women soldiers.'
Stories include, 'Joe Hockey's first budget', 'No major effect on the economy', 'Budget asks everyone to contribute', 'Tony Burke interview', 'What the papers say', and 'Laura Tingle and Peter Martin interviews'.
Stories include, 'Hundreds of homes feared lost as bushfires rage across New South Wales', 'Ben Worsley live from Springwood', 'Liberal backbencher, Don Randall, pays back more than 5,000 dollars in tax payer funded travel entitlements', 'Shane Fitzsimmons at the Rural Fire Service Headquarters', 'The fluoride debate that's dividing the alternative Mecca of Byron Bay', 'Democrats and Republicans agree on a temporary fix to lifting the debt ceiling', 'Republican strategisst and columnist, Rich Galen' and 'A family demands to know why their indigenous father died of malnutrition'.
Stories include, 'Abbott declares Indonesian trip a success', 'US Government shuts down', 'Government services closing and federal workers staying home', 'Australian jailed for 18 years for helping al Qaeda', '54 die in Baghdad car bombs', 'World food diversity is decreasing', 'Rinehart to step down from trust', 'Police battle bikies' and 'Tasmanian magistrates refuse to hear DPP case'.
Stories include, ‘Second high seas transfer of asylum seekers awaiting Indonesian approval’, ‘Indonesia Correspondent George Roberts’, ‘IPCC urges world to reduce greenhouse emissions’, ‘U.N. calls on Sri Lanka to begin credible inquiry into alleged war crimes and ongoing abuses’, ‘Interview with Navi Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’, ‘U.N. Security Council to require Syria to dismantle its chemical weapons’ and ‘Melbourne's police and emergency services braced for footy fallout’.
Stories include, 'Abbott to take methodically approach', 'Senate will include independents and micro parties', 'Farmers need a fair return', 'Disunity did Labor in', 'Assad says US has no proof of chemical weapons' and 'Senior Catholic official contradicts another's evidence'.
The story, 'Witness a miracle', meets Daniel Huf who survived a horrific crash. Three separate paramedics pronounced Daniel dead but after an hour he was alive again. The story, 'To catch a predator', asks whether the privacy of pedophiles is being favoured over the protection of children in Australia? The story, 'Jerry Hall', features an interview with Jerry Hall about her famous lovers, career and her past.
Stories include, 'Malaysia Airlines mystery', 'Samantha Hawley in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia', 'Desmond Ross discusses Flight MH 370', 'WA Treasurer steps down', 'Big organisations should have targets for diversity of staff', 'Pell signals a change on legal action' and 'Blood test for Dementia'.
Stories include, 'Freedom to offend', 'FOFA on hold', 'Orion spots two objects', 'Greatest challenges in search for plane are remote location and weather', 'Pells suggests a compensation fund for abuse victims', '7.30 investigates 'burnt hands' incident', 'Howes quits', 'Brandis criticises NGA' and 'Rescuer earns bravery award'.
The story, 'To catch a killer', details how police caught Daniel Morcombe's killer, Brett Cowan. The story, 'Cosentino's greatest escape', watch Cosentino as he attempts his arch nemesis stunt 'Dropped' for the second time.
Stories include, 'Government claims a fall in asylum seeker boats reaching Australia', 'Mandatory 5 year jail terms for people smugglers upheld by High Court', 'Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons', 'ASIC Chairman Greg Medcraft speaks to Emma Alberici', 'U.S. edges away from catastrophic debt default', 'Britain significantly closer to Alzheimers treatment' and 'National Plant Bank to save Australia's flora'.
Stories include, 'Diplomatic move underway for ceasefire', 'Interview with Israel Correspondent for the Economist Magazine David Landau', 'RBA Governor says rate cuts likely in coming months', 'Man charged over the murder of Melbourne woman', 'Hoax collar bomber jailed for at least 10 years', 'Trade talks begin at East Asian Summit', 'ABC correspondent Zoe Daniel East Asia Summit interview', 'Amnesty International slams Nauru facility' and 'New martial arts movement tries to bridge gap between Israelis and Palestinians'.
RICK SPRINGFIELD: 'I'D RECOGNIZE JESSIE'S GIRL IF I SAW HER'
He's the 70's star behind one of the catchiest tunes of our time -- and Rick Springfield can still picture the beauty that inspired it 35 years ago.
THE SAVING AUSTRALIA DIET: FINAL CHECK-UP
Three months ago, Tasmania's Tony Benneworth, NSW mum Cassandra Floyd and Perth resident Jack Merolla volunteered to trial three separate diets in an attempt to reverse type two diabetes.
'He killed my only sister' Aussie's quest to confront deadly surgeon
Young woman died during botched "Brazilian butt lift" surgery in Mexico.
Political Correspondent David Lipson
The government is facing a fight in the senate over its plan to ban asylum seekers and refugees who come by boat from ever visiting Australia.
Interview: Industry Minister Greg Hunt
Greg Hunt joins Lateline from Tokyo to explain the federal government's strategy to salvage parts of Australia's car manufacturing business.
Interview: Mark Colvin
The veteran ABC broadcaster speaks to Emma Alberici about his memoir 'Light and Shadow' and the life of his spy father.
With guests Ed Sheeran (performing live) and Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, plus guest host Gretel Killeen, and stories on the government in crisis, Super Bowl LI, statistics on Catholic church child abuse, and the AFL women's league.
Interview: John Berry, Former US Ambassador To Australia
Matt Wordsworth speaks with former US Ambassador to Australia, John Berry, about the election of Donald Trump and the government's new deal with the US to resettle refugees currently on Nauru and Manus Island.
Interview: Catherine Mcgregor, Cricket Writer And Broadcaster
Matt Wordsworth speaks with cricket commentator Catherine McGregor about the horror start to Australia's season and what can be done to improve the team's slump.
Interview: Cesar Melhem, Victorian Labor MP
Matt Wordsworth speaks with Victorian Labor MP Cesar Melhem about the recent parliamentary inquiry into voluntary euthanasia and why he changed his mind on the issue.
South Australian MPs Agonise Over Voluntary Euthanasia Debate
The South Australian Parliament is once again debating legislation to introduce voluntary euthanasia. Lateline's Angus Llewellyn spoke to three state politicians about the challenges of a conscience vote on this ethical issue.
We begin with a chilling story of revenge and murder, an eye-witness account of the senseless shooting of Glen Turner, killed for simply doing his job. When Glen investigated a wealthy and powerful farmer, Ian Turnbull, for continually breaking the law he made a very dangerous enemy, and that farmer was set on revenge. As Steve Pennells reprots, it all culminated in a bloody showdown that would leave a father of two dead and a whole community shattered.
Man At Work
It's 35 years since Men At Work declared "you'd better run, you'd better take cover". Down Under was an instant hit and became an Aussie classic. The song endures but the Men did not. Theirs is a story of spectacular highs and heavy lows. As Denham Hitchcock reports, through all of it Colin Hay, one man at work, is still serenading the faithful, here and around the world.
PJ Madam goes behind-the-scenes of The Scripps National Spelling Bee where young contestants battle against each other and the dictionary for three days in the hope of winning $30,000 in cash. We gain exclusive access by Nupur Lala, the 1999 winner and star of Oscar-nominated documentary 'Spellbound'. Then, Rahni Sadler chats with entertainer Redfoo.
Stories include, 'High seas detention ends: asylum seekers head for shore', 'Australian police to help secure MH17 Ukraine crash site', 'UN condemns attack on Palestinian children, 'Australian journalist appeals Egyptian jail sentence', 'Dictaphone theft: newspaper says stolen recording used to destabilise Victorian Government', 'Richard Flanagan's shot for Man Booker' and 'Bald Archies sends them up rotten'.
Stories include, 'Defence Minister has no confidence in ASC', 'Hughes in critical condition', 'Riots break out in Ferguson', 'Hagel resigns', 'IS exploits "a lack of purpose" in the young to recruit members', 'Water bill could damage Barrier Reef' and 'Syrian children forced into labour'.
The story, 'Bulls bred for rodeo', meets Australia's very own bull rider Ben Jones and details how bull riding has changed over the years. The story, 'Foreign investors on hunt for Aussie farms', details the activity of foreign investors on Australian farms.
Stories include, ‘Ballot bungle, where did they go?’, ‘The Executive Chairman of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch’, ‘Phone hacking’, ‘Animal cruelty’, ‘Mission accomplished’, ‘Interview with Bob Carr, former Foreign Minister’, ‘NSA under fire again’ and ‘Queensland standoff’.
The story, 'Kerri-Anne's toughest year', follows her brother Malcolm as he undergoes deep brain stimulation. The story, 'SuBo's puppy love', Susan Boyle takes Rahni Sadler backstage before a performance with her teen idol Donny Osmond. The story, 'Hard road to adoption', asks why the adoption process is so difficult for Australians? The story, 'Lost diggers on show', Australian War Memorial Mr Kerry Stokes AC opens the new exhibition Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt.
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It is important to know about different individuals that seek refuge in Australia and around the world. Watch this playlist to get an insight into the life of refugees. (ACHASSI099,ACDSEH146,VCHHK095,VCGGK124,VCHHK159).
From sharks and sea turtles to octopus and corals, you’re in the right place to take a deep dive into oceans and marine life with this meticulous designed playlist for all the ocean lovers. (ACHASSK047,VCGGC058,VCGGC072,VCGGC086,VCGGC100,VCGGK105)
Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, is a special time for Muslims. See how the community fasts from dawn and dines together come sunset with Behind the News and Compass. (ACHASSK065,VCHHK077)