Over the past century, Montblanc has developed its reputation as a luxury brand, creating top-of-the-line "writing instruments", as well as watches and accessories.
Miki Perkins Swinburne University researchers have found a strong link between early experiences of family violence, and homelessness later in life.
Rachel Browne More than 500,000 Australians grew up in child-welfare homes last century, many suffering brutal discipline and horrific abuse. An international research project headed by UNSW will examine the experiences – good and bad – of adults raised in care, dating back to the 1930s.
Jacob Saulwick Major corridors in Sydney's rail system will be overloaded within five years, the government's own analysis shows, with commuters throughout the city regularly confronting trains too crowded to board.
Latika Bourke Six thousand young people with disabilities live in aged care homes around Australia because there are no better facilities.
Rachel Browne Former disability commissioner Graeme Innes would head a panel aimed at encouraging employers to hire people with disabilities if Labor were elected in NSW.
Matthew Knott One of the ABC's most acclaimed journalists, Sarah Ferguson, was so hostile towards Treasurer Joe Hockey in an interview last year that she breached the broadcaster's bias guidelines, an ABC-commissioned editorial review has found.
Peter Hartcher The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State on the battlefields of Iraq is about to launch hostilities on a new front, with a coordinated, worldwide information assault.
Beau Donelly Australians are unlikely to cancel their Indonesian holiday plans despite heavy diplomatic pressure and calls for a travel boycott over the looming execution of Bali nine members Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Tom Allard Balinese hawkers have pleaded with Australians not to boycott the island, with many saying they oppose the execution of Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan.