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Salim: ‘I felt bullied and harassed’


CHANNEL 7 reporter Laura Banks has told a Sydney court she pursued Salim Mehajer because “you never know what you’ll get” but denied she deliberately provoked him on the day he allegedly slammed a car door on her.

Crypto boss rubbishes scam claim

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AUSCOIN founder Sam Karagoizis has slammed a 60 Minutes report which implied the Aussie crypto start-up was a “money grab” built on little more than “grandiose promises”.

The surprising franchise success stories

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WHY would anyone buy a franchise?

Why Trump tweet doesn’t add up

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DONALD Trump appears to have back-pedalled his position on claims of Russian interference in the US election.

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Calls for kids to get a bit of cents


YOUNG Queenslanders are relying heavily on credit cards, with experts calling for greater “financial literacy” to be taught in schools.


Steady dividend is Woodside’s priority: CEO


Energy giant Woodside has raised $1.57 billion through the institutional portion of a $2.5 billion rights share offer to fund the purchase of additional stake in Western Australia's Scarborough gas field and expansion of other gas projects…

Bumper auction weekend ahead


HUNDREDS of properties are about to stir up hot competition as Sydney prepares for its first bumper auction weekend of 2018.


CommSec: Market Close 19 Feb 18 Market kicks off week higher


Despite a slow start the Aussie market picked up momentum this afternoon to end near intraday highs. The ASX 200 rose by 0.65% as losses in the mining sector dissipated. Woodside was the main weight as investors reacted to news of a…


Trump lashes out at ‘insecure’ Oprah

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DONALD Trump has lashed out at Oprah Winfrey on Twitter — calling her “very insecure” and “biased and slanted” for a television interview she did with American voters.


Queensland’s beach house ‘masterpiece’


A BEACH HOME described as a “glamorous hideaway” has sold for $7.6m, complete with peepholes to the pool and a glass floor.


How to get paid for eating


GET ready to quit your day job, because online food delivery service Menulog is on the hunt for a professional eater.


The former McDonald’s burger flipper behind the cryptocurrency Auscoin


The former McDonald's burger flipper behind the cryptocurrency Auscoin. Courtesy: 60 Minutes

Renovation records to be smashed


RENOVATION activity is expected to hit a record $8.8b nationally, with Queensland to see a 7 per cent surge because of its strong value for money, according to latest forecasts.


The simple way to score a good mortgage deal


CONSUMERS seeking a new home loan or looking to refinance want the mortgage industry to be more transparent so finding a competitive deal is much easier.


Queensland suburbs under $400k tipped to beat Sydney


NINE Queensland cities are tipped to return more bang for buck than star performers Sydney and Melbourne — and they’re about 50 per cent cheaper too.

Luxury style with country charm


TORN between wanting to escape to the country and living a life of luxury?

Weinstein boss sacked for ‘failing’ victims


THE Australian share market looks set to open slightly lower after the Dow and the S & P lose early gains to close little changed, but the Aussie dollar slides against its US counterpart.

RBA warns Australian wages will be stagnant until 2020

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AUSTRALIANS who want a pay rise above inflation might be waiting a long time, with 2020 looking like the earliest any real wage hikes will emerge for most Australians. This is the conclusion implied by a new speech from a top RBA official.…


Commsec: AM Report 19 Feb 18


US blue-chip shares rose on Friday but the day's gains were nearly all lost in the last hour of trade. Traders booked profits ahead of a long-weekend. At the close the Dow Jones was up by 19 points or 0.1% after earlier being up 232 points…


Why money keeps us awake at night


IGNORANCE is bliss but not knowing the real state of your financial affairs can be a recipe for disaster.

Sunday, Feb 18

Postal bills paid faster than email bills


AUSTRALIA’S digital payments landscape is headed for imminent disruption and consumers will be the ones to benefit.

Saturday, Feb 17

PM won’t back down on Joyce

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PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has described his meeting with Barnaby Joyce as “frank” and “warm”, but said he did not say sorry for the Deputy Prime Minister.

Tax warning for property investors


TWO million Australians are being contacted by the Australian Taxation Office to remind them of tougher new laws for property investors, many who are likely to be confused at tax time.

Teen regrets viral office sex video

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Friday, Feb 16

Invest in the rise of the robots


THEY won’t be taking over the world with Terminators, but robots are seizing a growing slice of investment portfolios everywhere.

We’re not ready for a disaster


AUSSIES are in danger of being underinsured when it comes to home and contents insurance, new Galaxy research for iSelect reveals. The survey of 1144 Australians found around 83 per cent of homeowners similar have home (building) insurance…

Renters lose $400k reno gamble

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A BRITISH couple who spent more than $400,000 renovating a country cottage rented under a long-term lease will be evicted after losing a battle in the High Court to stay on.

Why I cut up my credit card


CUTTING up my credit card into multiple pieces helped me relieve some stress.

Thursday, Feb 15

Kanye resolves $14 million feud


THE Australian share market looks set to open firmly in positive territory, as US equities gain for their fifth straight session with investors seemingly forgetting their fears over inflation. At 0700 AEDT on Friday, the share price…

Fury as iconic beauty brand quits Australia

MOST of us probably grew up with a stash of Avon cosmetics in our cupboards.

Writer hired, fired within hours


THE New York Times decided to sever ties with the newest addition to its editorial page on Tuesday — just hours after the paper announced her arrival.

Awkward fact about new $50 note

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THE Reserve Bank has hailed the updated $50 banknote as its “flagship” product but conceded not every machine will be able to accept it “from day one” when it enters circulation later this year.

Wednesday, Feb 14

One of Australia’s last video shops closes


BRISBANE’S last remaining video store has finally faced the final curtain.

Financial risks of moving in together


AROUND 80 per cent of Australian couples will live together before they get married.

Why this man can’t replace Barnaby Joyce


POLITICALLY speaking, it looks like Barnaby Joyce is a dead man walking.

Embattled Myer CEO steps down


MYER chief executive Richard Umbers has stepped down, a week after shares in the struggling department store plunged to record lows following another profit warning.