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Aussie woman’s ‘trip from hell’

CASEY Lee travelled to Thailand for budget cosmetic surgery. It turned out to be the worst decision she’s ever made.... read more

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Sandalwood company Quintis appoints administrators

Quintis has not traded on the share market since May and its chairman says the company is disappointed with the outcome.... read more

 ABC5 hours ago
‘I had to break up with money’

MELISSA Browne’s advice is stark — you need to ‘unf**k your finances to get yourself in shape. But it does need to be as hard as it sounds.... read more

 News11 hours ago
Beat the back-to-school cash crunch

BACK-TO-SCHOOL costs can be a big shock for families still suffering from a Christmas credit hangover, so it’s wise to find ways to save.... read more

 News11 hours ago
US landmarks closed as shutdown stalemate shows no signs of easing

US President Donald Trump has a rocky start to his second year in office, with landmarks like the Statue of Liberty closed as bickering over the government shutdown continues in Washington.... read more

 ABC12 hours ago
'Feel like I'm going to pass out': Melting inside an ice-cream truck on a 38C day

Sarah and Carl Wicken endure 50-degree heat inside their ice-cream truck to refresh Canberrans every summer day, in an effort to keep kids happy and a dwindling business concept alive.... read more

 ABC13 hours ago
How to fast-track a home deposit

SAVING enough money for a home deposit is still a big challenge despite improving housing and finance conditions. Here are some strategies that may help.... read more

 News21 hours ago
Restaurant tests ‘surge pricing’ menu

IT’S ONE of the most controversial moves a business can make. But it looks like the dynamic pricing trend is here to stay.... read more

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US Government shuts down, White House blames 'obstructionist losers'

A partial shutdown of the US Government begins after an eleventh-hour effort to secure a funding deal failed, in a chaotic close to Donald Trump's first year as President.... read more

 ABCYesterday
Budget deal 'not looking good', Trump says as MPs try to avert shutdown

US politicians are racing against the clock to avert a government shutdown, but President Donald Trump says the results from their efforts are "not looking good".... read more

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Dream homes becoming nightmares

A PERFECT storm of financial hurdles have plunged more than 900,000 Australian households into mortgage stress, with many facing imminent disaster.... read more

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The sad demise of Aussie icons

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The sad demise of Aussie icons

THEY are Australian icons, but they are headed the way of the video store. While their new CEOs have plenty of ideas, will it be enough?... read more

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Hotels angered as Greens target Xenophon with anti-pokies policy

South Australia's hotels industry criticises a Greens push to steal a march on crossbench rival Nick Xenophon's SA Best party ahead of the March 17 election with a policy to ban poker machines in pubs and clubs.... read more

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Tourism boom as Instagram discovers the remote town with the 'world's best beaches'

For years Esperance on Western Australia's south coast has laid claim to being the home of the world's best beaches. Now it is struggling under the weight of tourists drawn by photo-sharing platform Instagram.... read more

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Another funding route for Adani? Finance agency confirms talks

Trade Minister Steven Ciobo has quietly explored the option of taxpayer support for Adani's embattled coal project through Australia's export finance agency.... read more

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Business booming for Indonesia's 'sharia motorbike taxis'

Women in Indonesia are escaping gridlock by jumping aboard "sharia ojeks" — a new female-only transport service that's deemed acceptable under Islamic sharia law.... read more

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Greens target Xenophon with anti-pokies policy

The SA Greens heap pressure on Nick Xenophon by announcing an election policy on gambling reform more radical than the current stance of the one-time "no pokies MP".... read more

 ABCYesterday
Clock running out as US Senate tries to avert government shutdown

If the US Senate fail to approve a bill on government funding, the government will be shut down with only "essential" staff to keep working.... read more

 ABCYesterday
Melbourne's house prices soared last year – but the boom could be over

Despite a big annual increase in house prices, Melbourne's housing market softened in the last quarter of 2017.... read more

 ABCYesterday
I don’t understand Bitcoin: billionaire

EVEN world-famous investors and entrepreneurs don’t understand Bitcoin, so how do you know a cryptocurrency might be a valuable investment?... read more

 NewsYesterday
More Aussies pulling out their passports, with NZ topping the destinations list

More than 10 million Australians travelled overseas last year, an increase of 6.9 per cent on the previous year, with New Zealand, Indonesia and China among our top destinations for short stays.... read more

 ABC2 days ago
Worker starting again after 17 years as Ipswich plant closes doors

Toni-Maree Shaddock thought she had a job for life but is now looking for a new job after the Ipswich chicken processing plant she worked at closed today.... read more

 ABC2 days ago
Kirkland 2018 gold production guidance up

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Stocks of interest on the ASX this week

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Navitas renews Brunel University contract

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Alderan finds two prospects at Frisco

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What America does better than us

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Novatti grows processing revenues

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Bus driver sacked after taking photos

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’Don’t come to work’: Stark strike advice

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NT Government silent over claims of secret arrangement with NT News

The Northern Territory Government says it will not comment on claims by a former NT News political reporter that the Government was party to a secret arrangement with the newspaper while the court case is ongoing.... read more

 ABC2 days ago
Bitcoin isn't the only bubble — beware of property and shares

Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and property are some of the investments Saxo Bank identifies as bubbles — but how do you spot one, and which is most risky?... read more

 ABC2 days ago
'We both behaved ourselves': Unions and Government yet to strike deal with rail workers

The tone of talks may have improved, but a pay deal is yet to be thrashed out ahead of a planned rail strike that will cause commuter chaos later this month.... read more

 ABC2 days ago
China's pink, oversized women-only car parks slammed as sexist

Oversized female-only parking spots designated with an icon of a stiletto on a pink background spark outrage on Chinese social media, with one user saying it "treats female drivers as idiots".... read more

 ABC2 days ago
Businesses out of pocket after Wanderlust Australia festival organisers go bust

Performers and yoga teachers are among those who say they are owed thousands of dollars by the festival organisers, who have filed for insolvency.... read more

 ABC2 days ago
Where we rank in Big Mac Index

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Franchise giant facing class action

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Po Valley confirms gas discovery in Italy

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First Cobalt drills Bellellen mine

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The newest ways to pay for goods

GROWTH in Australians using fancy new ways to pay at the checkout with more people ditching cash and card.... read more

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Senex Q2 production up as Surat gas flows

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MacPhersons finds more shallow gold

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iSignthis launch Paydentity across Europe

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A review of the week's economic data

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Base Resources raises $7.7m

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Is it time for a new job?

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Battery adds third offtake for Montepuez

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Blaze appoints advisors

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America Last? Trump losing on trade: EU

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