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Why does Darwin's driverless bus still have a 'driver'?

Why does Darwin's driverless bus still have a 'driver'?

The trial of a driverless bus in the Darwin Waterfront area continues — with a driver still on board to take over the controls if needs be.

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	The family run beauty company that became a success

The family run beauty company that became a success

Irene Patsalides' family lost everything after a cyclone hit their home in Darwin. The event instilled in her a work ethic that led her to start her own cosmetics company years later.

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Saving Australia's largest bird of prey from becoming a road kill victim

Saving Australia's largest bird of prey from becoming a road kill victim

Nelson Tinoco, one of 14 Larrakia Nation rangers who have teamed up with the Darwin Wildlife Sanctuary to learn about handling injured animals, is taking a major leap from caring for small reptiles and birds by saving a wedge-tailed eagle hit by a ca

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Darwin water park plan at sacred site 'like building at St Mary's Cathedral'

Darwin water park plan at sacred site 'like building at St Mary's Cathedral'

The location where the NT Government is looking to put a huge water park to boost Darwin's sagging economy is both an Aboriginal sacred site and, according to Defence, contaminated with toxic chemicals.

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	Photographs reveal the dark story of eugenics

Photographs reveal the dark story of eugenics

In the decades following the 1859 publication of Charles Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species', a craze for eugenics spread through Britain, the United States and Europe.

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	Haunting photographs reveal the dark story of eugenics

Haunting photographs reveal the dark story of eugenics

In the decades following the 1859 publication of Charles Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species', a craze for eugenics spread through Britain, the United States and Europe.

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	Krystal McConnell fights to stay alive for son

Krystal McConnell fights to stay alive for son's birthday

Krystal McConnell, 32, was diagnosed with Burkitt's lymphoma in January. The Darwin mum was first told that it was a 'curable disease' and she would need four months of chemotherapy.

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	Man accused of killing Muslim girl is

Man accused of killing Muslim girl is 'in US illegally'

Darwin Martinez Torres, a 22-year-old man accused of murdering a teenage Muslim girl in a road rage attack near Washington, was reportedly subject of an ICE detainer - meaning he was in the US illegally.

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Champion race car driver pleads guilty over 'doughies' in Darwin street

Champion race car driver pleads guilty over 'doughies' in Darwin street

Champion American super truck racing driver Robby Gordon is fined nearly $4,000 for driving offences he described as "putting on a show" for Darwinites on the Mitchel Street bar strip.

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	Virginia Muslim girl

Virginia Muslim girl 'beaten to death' and dumped in pond

Police in Virginia believe they have found the remains of a teenager who went missing Sunday. Friends identified the missing teen as Nabra, 17. Police arrested Darwin Torres (right), 22.

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	Muslim girl

Muslim girl 'beaten to death with bat' and dumped in pond

Police in Virginia believe they have found the remains of a teenager who went missing Sunday. Friends identified the missing teen as Nabra, 17. Police arrested Darwin Torres (right), 22.

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Kiwi teammates split Darwin victories

New Zealanders Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin have laid the foundations of what could become a tense intra-team rivalry for the championship.

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Nhulunbuy businesses uncertain of future after mining

Nhulunbuy businesses uncertain of future after mining

Nhulunbuy businesses pay a Rio Tinto-owned corporation rates almost triple that of Darwin, and say the cost of living has "gone through the roof".

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Fabian Coulthard, Scott McLaughlin finish one-two in Darwin Supercars

DJR Team Penske have fired back at Red Bull Racing's challenge, with Supercars leader Fabian Coulthard and teammate Scott McLaughlin scoring a one-two finish in Darwin.

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DJR Team Penske's Fabian Coulthard, Scott McLaughlin finish 1-2 in Darwin Supercars

DJR Team Penske have fired back at Red Bull Racing's challenge, with Supercars leader Fabian Coulthard and teammate Scott McLaughlin scoring a one-two finish in Darwin.

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A stroll through Mindil, the Top End's largest and longest-running market

A stroll through Mindil, the Top End's largest and longest-running market

Twice a week and only in the dry season, the people of Darwin flock to a market showcasing typical Top End souvenirs, food, and a beautiful natural display.

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'A slice of Darwin': Exploring the Top End's largest and longest-running market

'A slice of Darwin': Exploring the Top End's largest and longest-running market

Twice a week and only in the dry season the people of Darwin rally around a market showcasing typical Top End keepsakes, food and a beautiful natural display.

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Young man dies after head-on collision in Darwin

Young man dies after head-on collision in Darwin

A 26-year-old man has died after losing control of his car while driving out of the Inpex site in Darwin on Friday afternoon.

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Junior rangers leave screens behind and get back to nature

Junior rangers leave screens behind and get back to nature

Every week a group of children from the suburbs of Darwin venture into the region's parks and reserves to learn about their environment.

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Shane Van Gisbergen to get mixed season back on track

With a mixed start to the season behind him, defending Supercars champion Shane Van Gisbergen is poised to capitalise on his momentum in Darwin.

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Firies suspect blazes burning near Darwin deliberately lit by pig hunters

Firies suspect blazes burning near Darwin deliberately lit by pig hunters

Northern Territory fire crews battle three large wildfires burning south of Darwin, which they believe were deliberately lit.

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Development may see Darwin public banned from part of CBD foreshore

Development may see Darwin public banned from part of CBD foreshore

Under plans by Chinese-owned company Landbridge to build a luxury hotel development and residential dwellings beside Darwin's Waterfront precinct, the public could soon be banned from a section of the foreshore.

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Rapist taunted victim in Darwin mixed-sex prison

Rapist taunted victim in Darwin mixed-sex prison

A woman was taunted by the man convicted of raping her while both were imprisoned at the Darwin correctional centre.

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Female prisoner in Darwin taunted by her rapist while both inmates

Female prisoner in Darwin taunted by her rapist while both inmates

A woman was taunted by the man convicted of raping her while both were imprisoned at the Darwin correctional centre.

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First shipment of traditionally caught fish hits Darwin Fish Market

First shipment of traditionally caught fish hits Darwin Fish Market

Top End traditional owners from a remote Arnhem Land community deliver their first shipment to Darwin's fish markets.

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Food provenance boosting Darwin's fresh produce markets

Food provenance boosting Darwin's fresh produce markets

The Top End's market trade is benefitting from what appears to be a worldwide movement towards sourcing local products and rekindling community connections.

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Chinese government trade bank may get mortgage over Australian port

Chinese owner of Port of Darwin lease is using the port as security to seek a $500m loan.

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Abusive partners installing tracking devices in toys, prams

Abusive partners installing tracking devices in toys, prams

Abusive partners in Darwin are capitalising on new forms of technology by transforming them into tools used to terrorise and exercise control in their relationships, according to one women's refuge.

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Darwin aged care facility sanctioned over 'severe risks' to residents

Darwin aged care facility sanctioned over 'severe risks' to residents

The federal Health Department imposes sanctions on a national aged care provider after an audit of its Darwin facility revealed "immediate and severe" risks to residents.

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	Pippa Middleton James Matthews

Pippa Middleton James Matthews' luxury outback love nest

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews went bush for the next leg of their whirlwind Australian honeymoon with a three-day stay in luxury wild bush resort Bamurru Plains near Darwin.

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	Pippa Middleton and James Matthew arrive in Darwin

Pippa Middleton and James Matthew arrive in Darwin

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews landed in Darwin on their way to Perth after spending three days in a luxury wild bush resort as part of their whirlwind Australian honeymoon.

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Darwin's markets: Shopping centre carpark turned foodie heaven in Malak

Darwin's markets: Shopping centre carpark turned foodie heaven in Malak

The Malak markets are a weekly reminder of Darwin's famous cultural melting pot, and immigrants explain why the taste of home cooking is so important to them.

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Darwin man killed in San Francisco fight

A Darwin man was on holidays in the United States when he got involved in an altercation that turned violent.

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Confidential documents 'left in closed Darwin detention centre'

Confidential documents 'left in closed Darwin detention centre'

An advocacy group is concerned the privacy of people of seeking asylum in Australia may have been breached, after claims confidential files were left at the now-closed Wickham Point detention centre.

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Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Macdonald’s Darwin demand has no validity in the 21st century

Senator Ian Macdonald argues that Canberra bureaucrats should face the sack if they refused to relocate to Darwin.

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	Pippa Middleton continues Australian honeymoon in Darwin

Pippa Middleton continues Australian honeymoon in Darwin

Pippa Middleton and James Mathews landed in Darwin, for the next leg of their Australian honeymoon. FEMAIL takes a look at what they may get up to in the Top End.

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	Pippa Middleton wears same espadrilles she wore to lunch

Pippa Middleton wears same espadrilles she wore to lunch

Pippa Middleton, 33, has touched down in Darwin sporting a chic white blouse and the same Castaner espadrilles she wore to lunch on Wednesday.

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Pippa Middleton and James Matthews swap chilly Sydney for steamy Darwin as the honeymoon continues

Pippa Middleton has come to her senses and migrated north to continue her round-the-world honeymoon in a place where she isn't required to rug up like it's the English summer.

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Fears NT businesses could go under with scrapping of tradie voucher

Fears NT businesses could go under with scrapping of tradie voucher

Small construction companies could go out of business because of the sudden closure of the tradie voucher scheme by the Northern Territory Government, a Darwin building business owner says.

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Canberra bureaucrats should be forced to Queensland and the NT: Senator Ian Macdonald

Public servants should face the sack if they if they refuse to work in Darwin, former minister says.

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French warships dock in Darwin ready for training exercises

French warships dock in Darwin ready for training exercises

Two French warships dock in Darwin as part of a mission to increase cooperation between the French Navy and its allies, including Australia.

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	Cannibal crocodile death rolls fellow hapless croc

Cannibal crocodile death rolls fellow hapless croc

Darwin fishermen have spotted a hungry crocodile sink its teeth into another hapless croc during a fishing trip along the East Alligator River in Northern Territory.

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Is the Australian dream alive in Darwin?

Is the Australian dream alive in Darwin?

The property scene in Australia's tropical capital looks a little different to the booming markets 'down south' but is it still within reach for the group that feels increasingly sidelined by cashed-up investors who rule the roost?

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NT Government in talks to keep 20pc stake in Darwin Port

NT Government in talks to keep 20pc stake in Darwin Port

The Chinese-owned company that has leased Darwin's port for 99 years says it would be a "win-win" if the NT Government were to keep its 20 per cent stake.

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Darwin newborn makes grand entrance in hospital car park

Darwin newborn makes grand entrance in hospital car park

Andi Isla Murphy was in such a rush to enter the world that she did so in the Royal Darwin Hospital car park as a midwife with a wheelchair looked on.

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Skateboarding ramps up kids' confidence in remote towns

Skateboarding ramps up kids' confidence in remote towns

A Darwin-based skateboarder travels to some of the Northern Territory's most isolated communities to teach skills, and some life lessons, to local children.

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	Aussie father and daughter

Aussie father and daughter's escape from Manchester attack

Darwin father David Black and his daughter Peta, 12, were saved from the Manchester stadium bombing when they hung around hoping Ariana Grande would sing one more song.

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Plea for treatment lodged 16 times before NT substance abuser died, inquest hears

Plea for treatment lodged 16 times before NT substance abuser died, inquest hears

Health authorities struggled to find a mandatory treatment service for one of the Northern Territory's top five substance abusers, a coronial inquest in Darwin hears.

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Souvlaki Grill and Chill owner escapes jail over cocaine find

Souvlaki Grill and Chill owner escapes jail over cocaine find

The owner of a well-known Darwin restaurant pleads guilty and is fined for importing cocaine in the mail.

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How science has the potential to create and kill off superbugs

How science has the potential to create and kill off superbugs

Charles Darwin University scientists say superbug outbreaks are inevitable but beating them is a matter of choosing the right biological weapon.

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