Crikey Quiz: far right figure or comic book super villain?

By Bhakthi Puvanenthiran

We've mined some of the worst people in fictional and human history to see if there's any difference between imagined and real, human evil. And, I mean, Jesus Christ, nope, there really isn't…

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EXCLUSIVE: Dastyari’s ideas for post-Senate life include growing cacti, wrestling celebrities

By Dan Wood

The ex-senator has spoken of his desire to remain involved in grassroots politics, but also might just hand out signed autographs of his face.

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Poll Bludger: Keneally the underdog tries to take a bite out of Alexander

By William Bowe

A win for Kristina Keneally tomorrow is a big ask — but not without precedent.

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Crikey Worm: Rupert carves up 21st Century Fox

By Max Chalmers

Good morning, early birds. Murdoch elder Rupert has approved a massive sell-off of 21st Century Fox assets. Plus, remember when we were told slashing penalty rates would boost employment figures? Turns out, not so much. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

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Guardian photographer of the year: 2017 shortlist

By Guardian picture desk

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, bombed-out buildings in Syria and an anti-Trump march in New York are among the images captured by the agency photographers shortlisted by the Guardian picture desk this year. The winner will be announced on 21 December

From photojournalism in conflict zones and refugee camps to reactive news, politics, and feature work, the shortlist for agency photographer of the year 2017 scratches only the surface of the breathtaking work seen by the Guardian's picture desk over the past 12 months.

More than 10,000 images come into the picture system from agencies on a daily basis. In addition to the daily run of galleries, the weekly From the Agencies series is where we display photo stories by individual news photographers. The winner of the agency photographer of the year 2017 competition will be revealed on 21 December.

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Minor White's vanished America – in pictures

In 1937, this son of a book-keeper and dressmaker moved from Minnesota to Portland, where he chronicled soon-to-be demolished 19th-century buildings – developing a vision that would influence countless photographers to come

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Ethiopia's living churches – in pictures

By The Guardian

As one of the first countries to adopt Christianity, Ethiopia has a legacy of churches and monasteries, built on hilltops or hewn out of cliff faces, as well as vibrant traditions of worship. These are celebrated in a lavish book, Ethiopia: The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom

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Magic touch: when museums get family exhibitions right

By Bonnie Malkin

Future Park at the Powerhouse Museum taps into demand for museums to host playful, interactive, high-tech exhibitions

When my kids were aged two and four and three-quarters, I took them to a Tatsuo Miyajima exhibition, Connect With Everything, at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art.

“What a good idea!” I thought at the time, an educational but fascinating encounter with numbers and lights and cool Japanese installation art. I was so wrong.

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Rundle: sat among ewoks, imbibing the Clintonian delirium of Star Wars

By Guy Rundle

People say it's the best of the Star Wars films for decades. It was by turns stirring and as ropey as an old Doctor Who episode.

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