Stories include, 'Australia's '19th Syrian' injured in shelling back home while his father is killed in the same attack', 'The Turnbull government flexes its economic muscle in response to the financial systems inquiry by former Commonwealth Bank chief executive David Murr', 'Panel: Christopher Joye, columnist with the Australian Financial Review and economics editor of the Australian, David Uren' and 'The shunned people of northern Uganda speak out about their torture and place in their community'.
With guests RJ Mitte, Joel Creasey, Bert Newton, Jules Schiller, Michael Keenan and Dr Kerryn Phelps, plus stories on workers fighting to take over their closed turkey factory, anti-terror raids, causes of cancer and the Shonky Awards.
Stories include: 'Security experts warn of a new phase in the fight against Islamic terrorism that could place Australians in greater danger', 'Bearing witness to war: photographer Gary Ramage opens up about the trauma of reporting from the frontline.', 'Interview: Nicolas Henin, former IS hostage and Puk Damsgard, author and journalist'
SECURITY EXPERTS WARN OF A NEW PHASE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMIC TERRORISM THAT COULD PLACE AUSTRALIANS IN GREATER DANGER
As confidence grows that Islamic State could soon be driven from Iraq, there are fears radical groups will focus more intently on western interests.
BEARING WITNESS TO WAR: PHOTOGRAPHER GARY RAMAGE OPENS UP ABOUT THE TRAUMA OF REPORTING FROM THE FRONTLINE.
In his new book, The Shot, Gary Ramage reflects on his more than 20 years in the field from the conflicts in Somalia and Kosovo to Iraq and Afghanistan.
INTERVIEW: NICOLAS HENIN, FORMER IS HOSTAGE AND PUK DAMSGARD, AUTHOR AND JOURNALIST
Matt Wordsworth speaks with Nicolas Henin and Puk Damsgard and asks them for their views on how terrorists should be dealt with.
Stories include: 'Interview: David Lipson, Political Correspondent', 'Interview: Mitch Fifield, Communications Minister and Manager of Government Business in the Senate', 'One of Australia's most exclusive universities opens its doors to mentally impaired students, but will others follow its lead?', 'Interview: Alastair McEwin, Disability Discrimination Commissioner'
INTERVIEW: DAVID LIPSON, POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT
Matt Wordsworth speaks with David Lipson on a tumultuous day in politics in which Labor outmanoeuvred the Federal Government and won a procedural vote in the House of Representatives.
INTERVIEW: MITCH FIFIELD, COMMUNICATIONS MINISTER AND MANAGER OF GOVERNMENT BUSINESS IN THE SENATE
Matt Wordsworth speaks with Mitch Fifield for his reaction to the fact that Thursday marked the first time in decades that a majority Government had lost a vote in the Lower House.
ONE OF AUSTRALIA'S MOST EXCLUSIVE UNIVERSITIES OPENS ITS DOORS TO MENTALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS, BUT WILL OTHERS FOLLOW ITS LEAD?
In Canada, the United States and parts of Europe, some universities are inviting students with intellectual disabilities to join their courses, and two Australian universities are doing the same.
INTERVIEW: ALASTAIR MCEWIN, DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION COMMISSIONER
Matt Wordsworth speaks with Alastair McEwin, who's calling for more learning institutions to include people with disabilities.
With guest hosts Tommy Little and Ryan Fitzgerald, and stories on banning the burqa, the nude neighbour, tea time with Tommy, the latest from the celebrity jungle, plus we chat to the cast of 50 Shades Darker.
The story, 'Miracle baby, Daniel Stirling has opened up for the first time about the night his pregnant wife was killed by teenage joyriders and emergency services saved his unborn 'miracle boy' Caleb. The story, 'Mad world', thought you were a Mad Max fan? Think again. In the California desert lies a sanctuary for the most devout fans of the cult classic. The story, 'Well hello Molly', Australia's most beloved music personality, Molly Meldrum gave us all a scare when, on the eve of the TV miniseries premiere devoted to his life, he had a fall that nearly ended it all. It was, he says, a wake up call to start taking care of himself.
With guest HG Nelson, Liesel Jones, Tegan Higginbotham and guest host Steve Price, and stories on the inquiry into Luke Batty's death hands down its findings, Brownlow and Dally M presentations, Justin Bieber in Oz, and wife carrying.
The story, 'The contraceptive controversy', exposes the dangerous, even fatal flaws in the popular contraceptive device Essure and explores the nightmare faced by thousands of woman. The story, 'Eyes wide open: New hope', catches up with Kathryn, Sam and Matthew White are on a mission to see everything they can before they lose their sight to a rare genetic disorder. Scientists have now isolated the gene that caused the condition to develop. The story, 'Race to the clouds', details the race known as 'Race to the clouds', the finish line of this race is 20 kilometres up one of Colorado's highest mountains and in between are 156 of the nastiest corners ever made by man.
The story, 'Mike Willesee's paleo challenge: The results', Pete Evans has hit back at the Dieticians Association of Australia over criticism of his Paleo diet experiment with Mike Willesee and revealed Mike's 10-week progress. The story, 'Exclusive Reeva's parents speak about Pistorius release', in an Australia exclusive with Seven's Sunday Night the Steenkamps said they believe Pistorius shot Reeva knowingly in a fit of rage because she was planning to leave him.
Stories include, 'Interview: Craig Emerson, Trade Minister in the former Labor Government', 'What is it like to have a family member with a disability and what emotional impact does it have on those around them?' and 'Interview: Eric Schlosser, investigative journalist and author of 'Command and Control'.
Stories include: 'Interview: Shadow Minister for Financial Services Katy Gallagher', 'Our obsession with things: Interview with Ruth Quibell', 'Farewell Ford: The car maker prepares to close in Australia'
INTERVIEW: SHADOW MINISTER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES KATY GALLAGHER
Shadow Minister for Financial Services Katy Gallagher joins Emma Alberici as the chief executives of the big four banks prepare for banking inquiry grilling.
OUR OBSESSION WITH THINGS: INTERVIEW WITH RUTH QUIBELL
The things that make us... What does our obsession with certain things say about us? Author and sociologist Ruth Quibell joins Emma Alberici to discuss why some of our possessions are just too precious to throw away.
FAREWELL FORD: THE CAR MAKER PREPARES TO CLOSE IN AUSTRALIA
When the Ford motor company closes the doors on its manufacturing plant in Geelong next Friday, 90 years of Australian motoring history will end. Lateline's Hamish Fitzsimmons takes a look back at the history of Ford and the future of its workers.
Stories include: 'South Australia blackout: Tony Wood on how the grid went down', 'Interview: George Christensen, MP for Dawson', 'House Hack: Tiny homes for tiny prices'
SOUTH AUSTRALIA BLACKOUT: TONY WOOD ON HOW THE GRID WENT DOWN
A blackout in South Australia has left the whole state without power. Tony Wood, Director of the Energy Program at the Grattan Institute, joins Lateline to discuss what happened and what needs to be done to get the power back online.
INTERVIEW: GEORGE CHRISTENSEN, MP FOR DAWSON
George Christensen, MP for Dawson, joins Lateline to discuss the backpacker tax, Gonski reforms, and same sex marriage.
HOUSE HACK: TINY HOMES FOR TINY PRICES
It's IKEA for houses. A Sydney architect has designed an entire flatpack house as a way of tackling housing affordability and environmental problems.
Poll: Do You Think Donald Trump Will Make America Great Again?
Lateline's Jamie Cummins looks at the results of this week's viewer poll.
Interview: Ying Ma, Conservative Commentator And Deputy Director Of The Committee For American Sovereignty
Ying Ma rallied support for Donald Trump's election and says many of his supporters love his rhetoric; but that they would be understanding if he didn't follow through with having Mexico pay for the wall, or imposing a ban on Muslims from entering the US.
Homes For Profit, Not People
Australian real estate developer Lend Lease is embroiled in a multibillion-dollar dispute which has seen thousands of working class Londoners forced out of their homes.
Interview: Travis Tygart, Head Of The US Anti-Doping Agency
Travis Tygart is both feared and revered in the sporting world because he lifted the lid on Lance Armstrong's doping scandal. He's currently in Australia to share his insights with some of our sport administrators.
Yassmin Abdel-Magied presents stories from the people and places that make up the Australian experience. From the city streets to the urban centres and beyond, we look behind the stories that make the news.
The Indian Farmers Being Forced Off Their Land To Make Way For The Metropolis Of The Future
Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power promising to lift people out of poverty, but his vision to build 100 'smart cities' is seeing farmers forced off their land without fair compensation.
Interview: Nick Xenophon, NXT Senator For South Australia
Senator Nick Xenophon on the senate committee inquiry into the disastrous online census failure.
Indonesia's First Female Muslim Standup Comedian Challenges Islamic Fundamentalism With Humour
For years Sakdiyah Ma'ruf snuck around behind her parents' backs, hiding her job as one of Indonesia's first female Muslim stand-up comedians - but not anymore.
Stories include: 'Interview: George Brandis, Attorney-General', 'Letters to Lindy: the untold chapter of the Chamberlain story, plays out on stage.', 'The fresh new faces of the 45th Parliament'
INTERVIEW: GEORGE BRANDIS, ATTORNEY-GENERAL
Emma Alberici speaks with George Brandis as the new Parliament prepares to sit for the first time, while a plebiscite on same sex marriage looks more doubtful.
LETTERS TO LINDY: THE UNTOLD CHAPTER OF THE CHAMBERLAIN STORY, PLAYS OUT ON STAGE.
Thousands of strangers wrote to Lindy Chamberlain after the death of her daughter, Azaria, and now those letters are the subject of a stage play to open later this week.
THE FRESH NEW FACES OF THE 45TH PARLIAMENT
Lateline follows two rookie members of Parliament, Labor's Anne Aly and the LNP's Trevor Evans, as they prepare for their new careers.
Hosted by Tony Jones and Emma Alberici, Lateline provides original journalism and investigations, quality analysis and insightful interviews, combined with a fresh approach to telling important stories. #Lateline.
The story, 'Michelle our Belle', the full and extraordinary story behind the woman who has turned racing on its head. The story, 'Australia on ice', Northern Territory Minister for Police Peter Chandler, has shared the heartbreaking story of how his family was torn apart by ice addiction. The story, 'Look world, no hands', they will save millions of lives and are a matter of when, not if, according to the man behind the driverless car brain that could lead the automotive market as soon as 2030.
Stories include: 'The Road to the Drone Nationals: Part Two', 'Interview: David Lipson, Political Correspondent', 'Interview: Mark Dreyfus, Shadow Attorney-General', 'Interview: Richard Goyder, Wesfarmers CEO', 'The coffee pod craze - they're not biodegradable but what can we do about it?'
THE ROAD TO THE DRONE NATIONALS: PART TWO
Find out who takes glory as Lateline follows two father son teams on their journey to the Australian Drone Nationals.
INTERVIEW: DAVID LIPSON, POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT
Emma Alberici speaks with David Lipson as Federal Police seize documents from Parliament's main computer server, as they search for the source of damaging leaks about the National Broadband Network.
INTERVIEW: MARK DREYFUS, SHADOW ATTORNEY-GENERAL
Emma Alberici speaks with Mark Dreyfus and asks him whether he has any evidence that the Government was involved in the AFP raid on Parliament.
INTERVIEW: RICHARD GOYDER, WESFARMERS CEO
Emma Alberici speaks with Richard Goyder and asks for reaction to his company's worst financial performance in 14 years after an 83% drop in net profit.
THE COFFEE POD CRAZE - THEY'RE NOT BIODEGRADABLE BUT WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT?
In the first of our series called 'Good to Know', we look at what we can do to reduce the chances of ecological disaster in the wake of the massive rise in popularity of coffee pods.
Tonight, guest reporter Kerri-Anne Kennerley speaks with couple Doc and Juliette who began a radical family experiment over 50 years ago. They gave up their jobs and house to bring up their children unaffected by money and unspoiled by the real world for 15 years. But their controversial approach has been labelled either inspired or misguided. Tonight, we learn what happened and whether the experiment was a success. Then, Alex Cullen is at the sinkhole capital of the world to learn how this frightening phenomenon is expanding. Also, the couple who put it all on the line to sail the North West Passage to Alaska.
Stories include, 'Burqa ban abandoned', 'Jokowi sworn in as President', 'Cages a campaign promise', 'Elgin Marbles should be reunited in Athens', 'Liberian President pleads for more help' and 'Ice destroying rural youth'.
Stories include, 'Scaling back increases in the aged pension', 'The government considers tightening the assets test for wealthy Australians', 'Al Shabaab storms Garissa University College in Kenya' and 'Why is Saudi Arabia leading 10 Arab nations in airstrikes on rebels in Yemen?'.
The story, 'Australia's heaviest man', meets Andre Nasr and details Australia's obesity epidemic. One expert has estimated there may be as many as 1000 people physically unable to leave their homes. The story, 'Penny May Hill's unresolved murder', after 24 years, is the brutal unsolved murder of a young country girl about to be cracked? 20-year-old Penny May Hill left home to start work as a nanny and three days later her life was over.
Stories include, 'Interview: ASX Chief Executive Elmer Funke Kupper', 'There are claims whistleblowers could face prosecution under a new immigration law' and 'Interview: Malcolm Knox on Australia's supermarket monsters'.
When Gina Rinehart opens the Roy Hill iron ore mine in the Pilbara later this year she'll be fulfilling a long held dream. It will be a crowning moment but one that's clouded by the continuing fall-out from court battles over the family trust. The events now unfolding are the culmination of a turbulent family history. Australian Story has filmed with Gina Rinehart at Port Hedland. Over the next two weeks, the program has the story of the Hancock Dynasty.
Stories include, 'Not so super', 'War or peace', 'Ceasefire is just talk', 'Another journalist beheaded', 'Asylum seeker on life support', 'Napthine wants Shaw expelled', 'NSW MPs accused of lying', 'Make allowances', 'Pause for consideration', 'Ice use growing fast' and ' Ebola patient causes panic'.
This week's program looks at the unlikely evolution of an unexpected global comedy hit. Christiaan Van Vuuren was devastated when he was diagnosed with drug resistant tuberculosis and forced into hospital quarantine for six months. To pass the time he started making humorous video clips documenting his experiences in the isolation ward. The videos went viral around the world on YouTube. Now Christiaan and his brother Connor are being courted by some of the big players in the film and TV industry.
Stories include, 'Mystery continues', 'GST will go up', 'Fire gridlocks Sydney', 'Jailed without conviction', 'Need to break through bureaucratic nightmare', 'Europe set to place sanctions on Russia', 'CIA denies spying on Congress' and 'Drones and robots monitor polar ice'.
Stories include, 'Australia ends Afghanistan mission', 'China demands answers', 'United States and New Zealand resume relations', 'Australia gathers information from Asia', 'US admits it needs intelligence constraints', 'US spying interview', 'Australian tourism looks to Asia' and 'Cholesterol furore'.
Stories include, 'Firefighters prepare for the worst', 'The latest from the Rural Fire Services headquarters', 'Fire expert, Professor David Bowman, discusses the latest bushfire emergency', 'Immigration Department sets new rules for naming boat arrivals', 'YMCA failed to adequately screen, Royal Commission told', 'Northern Ireland Abuse Commission Sends Investigators to Australia', 'Officers who question Qld police bikies crackdown told to quit', 'The mystery of the golden angel deepens', 'US Ambassador summoned over spy charges'.
Stories include, 'Abbott threatens double dissolution', '2 million flee Syria', 'The high cost of concussions', 'Rudd has been discredited as PM', 'AFL chief apologises for reaction to prank' and 'Woman swims from Cuba to US without a cage'.
Stories include, 'ADFA's treatment of women improving', 'Thousands protest Pope's visit', 'Survivor gives evidence in sexual abuse inquiry', 'PNG solution produces jump in polls', 'US Navy says unarmed bombs dropped near Barrier Reef safe', 'ADFA to get confidential office for reporting sexual misconduct' and 'Dinosaur bones found in Mexico'.
Stories include, 'The view from the west', 'Australian babies may be left stateless', 'WA woman believed murdered', '10,000 sue electricity distributor', 'Baillieu calls for investigation of staffer', 'US scientists cure HIV baby' and 'PM offers to help fund roads to the west'.
The story, 'Steve and Renee's bond', speaks with cricketing legend Steve and wife Lynette about their foundation that helps young people with some of the world's rarest diseases. The story, 'Leap of faith', meets some of Australia's adrenalin junkies putting their lives on the line at the world parachute championships. The story, 'Steve Carell', features an interview with funnyman Steve Carell.
The story, 'Crossing the line', controversial and confronting, Susan Potts' story is sure to spark the euthanasia debate. The story, 'A new dawn', features and interview with Dawn French, one of the best-loved women in comedy. Nothing was off limits. The story, 'The hunger', investigates Prader-Willi syndrome, a random brain abnormality that causes many victims to literally eat themselves to death.
Stories include, 'Live cross to Canberra correspondent', 'Senior Labor figure Tony Sheldon slams right-wing faction', 'Secret recordings reveal Obeid family's corrupt dealings', 'Meagher's accused murderer faces more rape charges', 'Interview with David Bradbury and Christopher Pyne' and 'Victorian abbatoir accused of cruel treatment of unwanted dairy calves'.
The story, 'Death row confessions', travels to Indonesia to meet members of Australia's infamous Bali Nine. The story, 'A sleeping timebomb', examines the dangers of snoring in children. The story, 'A father's love', revisits Jackson Keleher and his dad. Now Jackson is walking, talking and telling dad he loves him.
The story, 'Kung fu pandas', joins Hollywood legend Jackie Chan on the front line in the 11th hour battle to save the giant pandas. The story, 'Baby steps', talks with My Kitchen Rules winners Dan and Steph about their experience with IVF and meets parents who defied doctors predictions and achieved their goal of having a child. The story, 'The dishonourable soldier', revisits the case of dishonourable soldier Darran Porch. The story, 'Pink', speaks with the world's sassiest pop star Pink.
Stories include, 'The race for the White House', 'North America correspondent, Lisa Millar, in Boston', 'Rates on hold', 'Pell withdraws support for St John's administration', 'Former NSW treasurer appears before ICAC', 'Interview with Foreign Minister Bob Carr', 'UK announces child sex abuse inquiry', 'Pakistan to investigate inhumane sheep slaughter' and 'Cup marred by controversy'.
The story, 'Our littlest hero', Calyn Hoad was only seven when he threw himself in front of a four-wheel-drive to save his little brother's life, suffering massive brain damage. The story, 'Che big bang', once a year in a small Mexican town, for nine crazy pyromaniac days, the greatest fireworks celebration on the planet can be seen from space. The story, 'Jamie's kitchen rules', Jamie Oliver has called on the Australian Government to do more to combat obesity and rising heart disease.
Stories include, 'U.S. military advisors heading for Iraq', 'Australian jihadists star in recruitment video', 'Immigration minister says he'll defy High Court ruling', 'Uni protesters test Foreign Minister's security', 'Islamic organisation condemns Australia for east Jerusalem comments', 'Friday Forum' and 'Jobs go, can Nhulunbuy stay'.
She was beautiful, successful and surrounded by friends and admirers - but all Charlotte Dawson could see in her life was loneliness, despair and rejection. In her final interview, Charlotte Dawson spoke about beginning a new chapter in her life after being pushed to the brink. Then, the investigation concerning 10-year- old Tamar Stitt and the controversial 'natural' therapy treatments for cancer that her parents battled to give her. Jamie Oliver joins us again for a very special Mother's Day interview about family life and food.
Stories include, 'Triple backflip on Gonski', 'Palmer's premier', 'Sharing information', 'Australia open for business but not selling the shop', '89 million dollars awarded for Thalidomide compensation', 'Protestors attempt to invade Thai PM's residence', 'Killer was a tiger shark' and 'Martin Sharp dies'.
Stories include, 'Qantas turnaround', 'First shots fired', 'Police sacked over racist stubby holders', 'Majority Australian ownership of Qantas is in the national interest', 'China to push for FTA with Australia' and 'Gallery treasures may have been stolen'.
The story, 'Ghost island', for the past 30 years, Hashima Island, off Japan's south coast, has been off limits, with public denied access to any part except the landing stage. The story, 'Knockout blow', Rugby League player turned actor Ian Roberts reveals after a long career of concussions, he has brain damage. The story, 'The Sudance kid', features an interview with one of the biggest names in the history of Hollywood, Robert Redford. The story, 'INXS extra', Sunday Night reveals fresh unseen vision of the band and their families today.
Stories include, 'Qantas won't say which jobs will go', 'Union leaders brand former Labor minister Martin Ferguson a traitor', 'Vulnerable residents advised to leave Morwell, Victoria, to escape effects of coal fire', 'Family of slain Iranian asylum seeker says Australian Government responsible for his murder', 'Friday Forum', 'Ukraine's interim Government says Russia behind seizure of military airport in Crimea' and 'U.S. First Lady's plan to downsize Americans'.
Stories include, 'Pressure mounts on remaining car manufacturers to stay the course', 'British intelligence admits it knew the two men accused of murdering soldier', 'World faces catastrophe if Syria's bloody civil war continues, warns Australia's Foreign Minister', 'U.S. President Barack Obama defends use of controversial drones to target terrorists', 'Police warn public over 3D printer guns' and 'Friday forum'.
Stories include, 'Australia could host US drone base', 'World agrees on stronger nuclear security', 'Victoria slashes carbon reduction target', 'Police crack down on trucking safety', 'Cameron caught in cash for access scandal', 'The Tories have form here: Coates', 'DSK investigated over prostitution allegations' and 'Jim Stynes honoured at St Paul's Cathedral'.
Stories include, 'Bob Brown stands down as Greens leader', 'Christine Milne to lead Greens', 'Calls for Royal Commission into Catholic Church', 'Lawyer investigates US phone hacking', 'British consider plain packaging for cigarettes', 'North Korean rocket launch spurns concerns despite failure', 'Weekly market wrap' and 'Duo conquer sailing regatta, aim for Paralympics'.
The story, 'Stalking terror', details Holly Graham's ordeal when her former boyfriend attempted to kill her after he stalked her for leaving him. The story, 'Iron man', talks to iron ore magnate, Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest about life as the nation's richest man, and his passion for providing opportunities for the future of Indigenous Australians. The story, 'Diamond uncut', features an interview with Neil Diamond about his career, as he continues to fire up his fans.
Stories include, 'Abbott denies Hockey was criticised in Cabinet', 'Death toll climbs from Sumatran tsunami', 'Solar tariff a victim of its own success', 'Medich charged with organising McGurk murder', 'Nuttall convicted of corruption a second time', 'Hockey absolutely has Abbott's support', 'California to vote on legalising marijuana'.
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