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Streets workers end boycott


STREETS factory workers have tonight voted to end a public boycott of the brand’s ice creams after they accepted a wages offer from its multinational owners.

Heiress loses $19m inheritence

THE award of $25 million to the youngest daughter of the late Perth mining billionaire Michael Wright has been slashed to $6 million after his estate appealed.

Bitcoin’s $1 million-a-week secret

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DAVID Larkin pays all of his bills in bitcoin.

Finder.com.au fined for misleading consumers


CONSUMERS searching for competitive health insurance deals during one of the peak times of the year to do this were misled by a popular financial comparison website, the consumer watchdog has found.

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Inside Your TV: Why It Might Cost More Next Black Friday


Retailers across the U.S. will be cutting prices on TVs during the holiday season, but as the WSJ’s Robbie Whelan explains while busting open a Samsung flatscreen, trade talks between the U.S. and Mexico could change that. Photo: Jeff Bush…


Qube looking for hub expansion


Qube looks to a Moorebank Intermodal logistics park in Western Sydney to revolutionize freight movements.


Bikini baristas rake in $132,000

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IT’S a battle of shirts versus skins.


CommSec – Market Close 22 Nov 17 Market finishes firmer for a second day


The ASX 200 has closed up 22 points or 0.4% to 5,986 - led higher by strong gains in the energy and consumer staples sectors.


Aldi manager kicks out schoolkid

ALDI has defended itself after a Victorian manager was filmed kicking a high-school student out of the store as part of a blanket ban following shoplifting incidents.


Man uses Twisties to ditch work

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AN ELECTRICIAN from Western Australia was sacked after using a Twisties packet to skip work to allegedly play golf — for two years.


2017’s worst Christmas gifts


THEY say it’s the thought that counts — but not when these novelty gifts are concerned.

Rich kids of Zimbabwe flaunt cash

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PICTURES of Zimbabwe’s wealthy young elite, including the sons of fallen dictator Robert Mugabe, show the country’s economic woes haven’t affected everyone.


Barnaby to return Rinehart’s $40k

UPDATE: BARNABY Joyce will not be accepting $40,000 bestowed on him by mining magnate and cattle queen Gina Rinehart last night, The Weekly Times understands.

Commsec: US Close 22 Nov 17


US sharemarkets rose to fresh record highs on Tuesday, lifted by technology stocks and healthcare shares. Medical device maker Medtronic's shares rose by 4.8% after the company reported better than-expected results. Hormel Foods and Urban…

Chinese may fund Adani coal mine

ADANI denies it has abandoned plans to seek a taxpayer-funded loan for a rail link associated with its Queensland coal mine.


Karl stumped after gotcha fail

IT COULD have been the ultimate gotcha moment, but instead, Today host Karl Stefanovic was left stumped after trying to trip up Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.


Tuesday, Nov 21

Aussie fashion giant to shed 300 stores

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SPECIALTY Fashion Group — the company behind brands including Katies, Millers and Rivers — has been forced to close down more than 300 stores.

Uber investigated over ‘unlawful conduct’


RIDE-SHARE giant Uber is being investigated for alleged “unlawful conduct” in the Victorian market.

Coles sacks worker over fuel theft

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A COLES Express worker who was sacked after she filled up her own car with petrol without paying has had her unfair dismissal claim rejected.

Youngest self-made billionaire

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HE’S the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, raking in millions from a company you’ve probably never heard of.

Monday, Nov 20

Turnbull trumpets tax cuts


MALCOLM Turnbull has joined his treasurer in lobbying business chiefs on the importance of the government’s plan to slash company taxes or else risk having one of the highest rates in the advanced world.

Sydney Uni ad deemed ‘racist’

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THE advertising watchdog has upheld a complaint of racism against the University of Sydney over a billboard which gave the “overall impression that non-caucasian people are criminals”.

PM roasted over awkward AC/DC gaffe

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DURING an interview with Triple M’s Marto, Ed and Robin show this morning the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was asked what his favourite AC/DC song was.

Mentality means most for making money


SUCCESS or failure when it comes to investing often comes down to our personal psychological traits and the way we make decisions, rather than the actual quality of investments themselves.

Sunday, Nov 19

Flow of Chinese money slowing


THE Australian share market looks set to reverse Monday’s losses and open solidly after positive finishes on key international indexes overnight. At 0700 AEDT on Tuesday, the share price futures index was up 23 points, or 0.39 per cent, at…

The skills workers will really need


CARING and nurturing skills is predicted to have far greater importance than STEM skills for workers of the future.

Why we want to buy now, pay later


SHOPPERS’ desire for instant gratification has seen a burst of “buy now, pay later” schemes flooding into brick and mortar and online stores allowing the pain of paying to be delayed.

Salim Mehajer’s bizarre job ad

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AS far as “positions vacant “ go, it’s a puzzling, and very public one.

Saturday, Nov 18

Mugabe’s $1B fortune exposed

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ZIMBABWE’S embattled president Robert Mugabe is reportedly worth more than $1 billion despite his country being one of the poorest in the world.

Red Balloon fined $43,200


A COMPANY founded by Shark Tank judge Naomi Simson has been forced to pay $43,200 for alleged breaches of the new excessive payment surcharges laws.

Friday, Nov 17

Start out as a venture capitalist with just $50


INVESTORS seeking to own a slice of start-up small businesses will soon be able to dive in.

Idea behind teen’s $620m empire

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BRANDON Evertz is proof you don’t need a uni degree to make it big.

Aussie banknote worth $70k

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AN INCREDIBLY rare Australian banknote is expected to fetch more than $70,000 at auction next week, but its owner will be less than thrilled.

Disengaged Aussies face financial ‘time bomb’


AUSSIES are worried about unexpected financial hurdles, but not doing anything about it, new research has shown.