An 83-year-old man, who was held hostage at Sydney's Lindt cafe, has spoken publicly about the harrowing 16-hour ordeal.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai says she's heartbroken by "the senseless and cold blooded" killing of scores of children by Taliban militants in Pakistan.
Men who prefer spicy foods also tend to have more testosterone.
Gather the littlies for an adventure they'll never forget, as Spirited Away screens this Saturday on SBS 2.
A humorous peek inside the lives of the residents of the world's only sloth orphanage in Costa Rica. An unlikely soap opera of love, loss and lust develops.
Thankfully the bleep button was in effect when Adelaide United's Nigel Boogard and Perth Glory's Scott Jamieson made their way off the field at halt-time of the...
Into The Universe - The promise of time travel has long been a favourite scientific 'what-if'. With the aid of stunning CGI, Stephen Hawking tests it.
Six weeks into their training, recruits face their first pass-or-fail test. They must complete physical challenges, culminating in three staggeringly high rope climbs.
Two brothers with opposing political views have been publicly scolded by their mother while feuding on live TV.
Australians are calling for siege victim Tori Johnson to be awarded the Cross for Valour after reports emerged that he died trying to knock a gun from captor Man Haron...
Australia's Muslim community has come out in force to disassociate itself from the man responsible for a fatal siege in Sydney’s CBD as #illridewithyou trends.
It's vital that the Sydney cafe siege doesn't affect harmonious relations with people from different ethnic backgrounds.
Everybody sweats, some more than others.
Tony Abbott has taken a massive hit in the polls recently over 'broken promises', but comedian Jordan Shanks thinks anger isn't the best use of your time.
In the season five premiere, Megan throws Don a surprise birthday party and new mother Joan begins to wonder if she still has a job when she's ready to come back.
For the Festive season
Meet our everyday baker, Anneka Manning. Each fortnight, she'll be sharing her baking rituals, modern and ancient, and baking techniques from around the world. This...
Yes, it's daunting if this is your first go at breaking down a whole bird. The good news is once you've got the hang of it, you're flying. We talk you through our...
According to a Middle Ages custom, if you eat a mince pie every day from Christmas day until Twelfth Night (6 January) you will have happiness for the whole year ...
Take the fret and sweat out of this festive season with our tips, tricks and cheats to entertaining like a pro. We’ve chatted to our favourite chefs, stylists,...
Find out how Christmas is celebrated in Japan, South Korea, China, Thailand and Vietnam... or not.
Traditional rich fruitcake is such a joy at Christmas time. Dense with brandy-soaked fruit and spices, this means a little goes a long way! This one of mine has...
The World Game
David Zdrilic has the latest news from the A-League, including Adelaide United's FFA Cup triumph and Mark Milligan's suspension.
Melbourne Victory will accept captain Mark Milligan's three-game A-League suspension for his clash with Sydney FC midfielder Terry Antonis.
After seven success-starved years with Adelaide United, captain Eugene Galekovic beamed as the A-League club banished its trophy drought with victory in the...
The Asian Football Confederation has expressed serious concerns over the safety and security of teams, media and fans during the AFC Asian Cup in Australia in...
Real Madrid sailed into the Club World Cup final with a 4-0 victory over Western Sydney Wanderers' conqueror, Cruz Azul, in Marrakech.
Watch Salamander - full series now online

A gang tunnels into a Brussels bank. But only 66 of 800 safes are opened - the rest remain untouched. What were they looking for? Every episode of this gripping drama is at SBS On Demand.

Ten months left. Forget about sleep. SBS has a massive collection of movies for you to watch On Demand. And y'know, they're free.
Sit back and relax with these favourite, feel-good movies selected for you.
In Albert Lamorisse's 1957 Oscar-winning classic, a young boy develops a friendship with a red balloon that follows him around the gloomy streets of post-war Paris.
When Hervé catches the eye of the beautiful young Aurore, he's forced to choose between his first girlfriend, his rampant libido and his geeky best friend.
Winner of the 2005 César Award for Best European Film | Deaf to rumblings of war, a civil engineer is determined to make a Bosnian village into a tourist paradise.
In 'The Swimsuit Issue', Fredrik discovers his passion for synchronised swimming after a wile bachelor party and convinces his floorball teammates to join him.
Comment & Analysis
As tributes flow for the victims killed in the Sydney cafe siege, the nation must also consider some serious questions that require a thoughtful response.
The Sydney cafe siege showed how social media can bring a community together - but how it can also be a source of speculation and misinformation.
The dramatic siege in Sydney’s Martin Place has played out in front of a global audience through real-time reporting by mainstream news outlets abetted by social...
They've been subtly discriminated against since biblical times, but modern data suggests a significant gap in earnings.
Did a man called Jesus Christ walk the earth?
News in Pictures
2014 brought highs and lows and some of those most memorable moments were captured in perfectly timed shots. Here are some of 2014's best photos.
The US Pacific coast's most ferocious storm in years moved south Friday, bringing hurricane force winds and heavy downpours to southern California one day after...
The views over the Grand Canyon are always spectacular - but some lucky visitors have been treated to something extra special.
Hardcore pornography campaigners have protested outside the British parliament against new laws banning a series of extreme sex acts from online videos.
Thousands have marched in central Lima urging ministers haggling over a world climate deal to ensure a global switch to 100 per cent clean energy by 2050.
Fifty-three Christian leaders were arrested or removed from the offices of politicians on Wednesday as part of a nationwide prayer vigil to protest the detention...
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One of the world’s greatest singers in duets with some of pop music’s biggest stars - Bono, Sting, Mariah Carey, Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow and many more.
Make the exotic familiar with this global culinary adventure, exploring 44 cuisines in over 400 pages of simple, delicious recipes - including 70 new recipes!
This powerful new series reconstructs dramatic stories of real men and women persecuted for their beliefs, drawn from over 500 years of history.
The definitive collection of best-loved operatic arias, from spectacular tenor, Andrea Bocelli.
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