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Glee star died of heroin and alcohol overdose
Canadian coroner's report says Cory Monteith's death unlikely to have been intentional and he was believed to be alone.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2013 08:28 GMT
Body of Ned Kelly to be returned to family
Family set to receive headless remains of Australian outlaw who was executed 132 years ago.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2012 18:56 GMT
Slumdog film wins eight Oscars
Drama set in slums of Mumbai picks up eight awards, including best picture and best director.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2009 07:32 GMT
Posthumous Oscar for Heath Ledger
Australian recognised for role in Batman film at ceremony dominated by Slumdog Millionaire.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2009 05:38 GMT
'Accidental overdose' killed Ledger
US inquest shows star of Brokeback Mountain died after mixing medication.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2008 23:31 GMT
Actor Heath Ledger found dead
Star of Brokeback Mountain found with sleeping pills nearby.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2008 12:34 GMT
And the Oscar nominees are...
The cowboy love story Brokeback Mountain is leading the Academy Awards field with eight nominations, among them best picture and honours for actor Heath Ledger and director Ang Lee.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2006 15:26 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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