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Clive Palmer’s assets frozen

A QUEENSLAND court has ordered the freezing of hundreds of millions of dollars of Clive Palmer’s assets.

Bank’s ‘threat’ against grieving widow

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SUNCORP threatened to sell the house of a distressed woman who had just lost her husband in a workplace accident, the banking royal commission heard today.

Woman scores $34m baby powder cancer payout


A CALIFORNIA jury delivered a $34 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit brought by a woman who claimed she developed cancer by using the company’s talc-based baby powder.

Why I became an angel investor


I’VE always dreamt of being a venture capitalist — you know, those rich people who spread their millions to help early-stage businesses become successful. Also known as angel investors, they can then enjoy mega-profits from being involved…

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Eels legend Sterlo to sell Central Coast home


PARRAMATTA Eels legend and sports commentator Peter ‘Sterlo’ Sterling and his wife Selina are selling their home on the Central Coast.

CommSec: Mid-Session 25 May 18: Investors cautious after Trump cancels N. Korean summit


Investors are remaining on the sidelines on Friday following a weak lead from Wall St. Overnight, US President Trump cancelled a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Hottest homes to go under hammer


BUYERS are out in force as they try to bag a bargain in the midst of a market slowdown.

Built boss wants his $11m back


IN 2008, the chairman of Built, Marco Rossi, and his partner, Stephanie Stokes, bought an old house in Tamarama for $11 million.


$2.02m sale at Baulkham Hills


A knockdown rebuild project in Baulkham Hills turned out to be a profitable decision when the home sold for $2.02m — the second highest residential price ever achieved in the suburb.

Bunnings admits $400m disaster

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BUNNINGS UK is officially a sausage fizzle.


Macca’s customers sue over burgers

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TWO McDonald’s customers in Florida in the US are suing the fast food giant for a hefty sum of $6.5 million because they say they’re being unfairly charged for cheese they don’t want on their burgers.


Scammers ripping off home buyers


MILLIONS of dollars have been lost to scammers intercepting property transactions already this year, but there is something you can do to protect yourself.

‘The world is laughing at him’

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THE world is laughing at Donald Trump.

This tacky coin broke the internet

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GOOD news, nuclear war enthusiasts!


North Kellyville an option for first time buyers


AFFORDABLE new homes in North Kellyville are proving popular for first home buyers looking to settle in The Hills.


Views over Brisbane


NESTLED in the hills of Nathan this home has sweeping views of west Brisbane.


Creepy dolls taking over the net


THEY might look like they belong on a horror film set, but people are paying a fortune for these creepy WerePups dolls.


The truth Australia can’t ignore

EVER since a horrific video showed the sorts of conditions sheep suffer through as they’re shipped around the world, Australia’s live export industry has been dragged into the spotlight.


Why company lost $744m on purpose


A LUXURY watchmaker has taken the bizarre step of destroying almost $744 million of its own unsold products rather than risk selling them to the masses.

The jobs to be wiped out by 2028

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THE digital economy and increasing automation will affect almost half of all jobs, with many careers we take for granted today to disappear by 2028.

Thursday, May 24

Australia’s rich list revealed

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CARDBOARD box tycoon Anthony Pratt has topped the list of Australia’s richest people in 2018 with a record personal wealth of $12.9 billion.

30yo deadbeat: ‘Doing what’s best for me’

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AN UNEMPLOYED 30-year-old man whose own parents sued him to evict him from the family home has denied being an “entitled” millennial while declaring he was just “trying to do what’s best for me”.

Thurston proves racism is ‘very rare’: MP

A QUEENSLAND senator says indigenous NRL star Johnathon Thurston is proof that racism doesn’t exist in Australia.

MP blasted for ‘white flight’ comments

NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley is facing a heavy backlash after suggesting migration was leading to a “white flight” in Sydney.

Wednesday, May 23

Myer slams ‘hostile’ Lew


THE Australian share market is expected to open lower after falls in base metals prices, and Wall Street spending most of its session in negative territory. At 0700 AEST on Thursday, the Australian share price futures index was down 12…

Boss’s shocking online tirade

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A HAIR salon owner who threatened to break his female employee’s bones and make her “suffer” after she failed to respond to a message quickly enough has been ordered to pay compensation.

Wendy’s store bankrupts teacher

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AN ADELAIDE primary school teacher agreed to purchase two Wendy’s franchises, only for the Bank of Queensland to put her “between a rock and a hard place” by doubling her monthly interest payments once it was already too late to pull out…

Shave 15 years off your mortgage

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A LITTLE-KNOWN mortgage product offering interest rates as low as 2 per cent helped one investor knock at least 15 years off his home loan — but there’s a catch.

Tuesday, May 22

Shark Tank ‘creepy’ product fight

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A BIDDING war over a “creepy” product during Tuesday’s night’s Shark Tank got so heated that Steve Baxter ended up storming off set in anger.

Pie Face owner left ‘shattered’

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A FORMER Pie Face franchisee who lost everything has delivered an emotional testimony at the banking royal commission.

$346,000 job ‘must stay empty’

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THE federal government has been urged to leave the $346,000-a-year role of Race Discrimination Commissioner vacant when Dr Tim Soutphommasane finishes in August as it “fulfils no substantive function”.

Monday, May 21

Toys ‘R’ Us enters administration

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TOYS ‘R’ US Australia has gone into voluntary administration months after the US and UK retail giant’s collapse.

Bank takes cancer survivor’s home

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AN ELDERLY woman who was roped into putting her house on the line for her daughter’s failed business has tearfully told the banking royal commission that she “would have signed anything for her”.

How your house could soon save your life


HOMES in the future will be so in tune with owners they will be able to tell their mood, TV preferences and even if they’re hungry — due to smart tech engaging with their biometric data.

‘Australia owes this man a beer’

FORMER Australian politician Sam Dastyari has taken a not-so-subtle stab at Malcolm Turnbull after publicly throwing his support behind the man who flipped off the PM.

Sunday, May 20

Aussie banks’ dirty tricks exposed

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A FORMER Commonwealth Bank worker has lifted the lid on the “ruthless” tactics used by banks to prey upon vulnerable customers.

This man is our ‘most successful bogan’

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IN 2005, Darren ‘Daz’ Hilsley had a business idea few people thought would actually work — bogan-themed pub bingo nights.

Fireys trained in ‘sex toy emergencies’


FIREFIGHTERS in Germany are being specially trained to rescue men from sex toy emergencies following a recent spike in kinky mishaps.