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De Beers went on a selling spree in the first quarter after India torpedoed demand abolishing large-denomination banknotes.
The Swedish central bank could soon declare victory in its fight to revive inflation.
The military of a G7 nation has purchased a drone gun or drone jammer made by a jointly Australian and US-owned company.
Iron ore is destined to retreat back below $US50 a tonne next year as supplies go on rising, says Westpac's Justin Smirk.
French yields fell to multi-month lows and the premium investors demand to hold French over German debt shrank sharply.
A Filipino lawyer asked the International Criminal Court to charge Duterte with mass murder and crimes against humanity in the killings of thousands of people over three decades.
European shares rallied, banks soared, and French blue-chips briefly hit a nine-year high after France's presidential election sparked a rush to risky assets.
To the long list of ambitious goals he has set, no matter how far-fetched they might seem, President Donald Trump added a new one.
Copper rose as the French presidential election results. However, the red metal remains vulnerable to a correction.
"What is at stake is France's make-up, its unity, its membership of Europe and its place in the world."
Labor MP Tony Burke has warned the Liberal Party against the "Shakespearean tragedy" of reinstalling Tony Abbott as leader, as a Liberal minister said "nefarious" parties should stop leaking to the press.
Anzac Day has veered from what should be solemn commemoration.
The $11 billion battle to create Australia's mega gaming and wagering group is now starting to get interesting.
I choose to live in the country and work in the city. I'm one of a growing number of commuters attracted by affordable house prices and quality of life away from Melbourne. One of the blights on my otherwise peaceful rural existence is the difficulty country commuters face every day on their journeys to and from work.
In a week dominated by confused and confusing political debate over citizenship, Q&A hit the guest jackpot.
This week's meal planner is packed with lovely seasonal produce and Anzac biscuits with a twist.
It's time to return retail trading restrictions to the whole of Anzac Day.
Sydney man Omarjan Azari spoke of plan to kill seven random Australians a month, court told.
"His comment that he knows more than we do is ridiculous," says local MP Ron Knight.
The crusading French politician Marine Le Pen hates being called a far-right leader. She says if most French voters endorse her harsh anti-immigration plans, that means she is a centrist.
A nine-year-old girl was swinging on the monkey bars. Little did she know that Sergio Edward Montoya✓ was taking photographs of her underwear.
New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English has criticised the Turnbull government's newly unveiled citizenship changes.
St Kilda and North Melbourne are defending their high performance practices despite suffering from an early season bout of fadeouts.
Heavy rainfall has caused flash flooding in the Geelong area.
War is an evil thing, and it does not become less evil by claiming to be right.
Details of a remarkable pay arrangement came to light during a Federal Court examination by Joseph Gutnick's bankruptcy trustees.
Victor Uyeda has never marched on Anzac Day. The veteran felt rejected after coming back from Vietnam and again when his struggle with PTSD was ignored. But he didn’t give up.
AFL heavyweights Alastair Clarkson and Wayne Carey are embroiled in a public argument yet again.
Alastair Clarkson's behavioural slips over the journey have always been a backroom issue for the Hawthorn Football Club.
The Bulldogs have told the NRL their players will be unavailable for selection for next weekend's final instalment of the City-Country representative match.
Essendon champion Matthew Lloyd believes struggling former Sydney co-captain Kieren Jack may have "fallen off the cliff" and should be dropped to the reserves.
Roger Davis and Andrew Hore back Waratahs coach despite calls for him to be sacked.
Australians soon to have nowhere to hide from their student debts, top tax man warns.
Working Australians are spending almost two hours a week shopping online, while on the company clock.
North Melbourne are set to become the sixth Victorian club – along with Collingwood, Essendon, Geelong, Richmond and the Western Bulldogs – to field their own VFL team next season.
Private Patrick Thomas Pyne was among the 4000 Australians who landed at Anzac Cove as part of the covering force on April 25, 1915.
Richmond coach praises team's ability to remain unfazed in tough times ahead of a tough challenge against the Crows on Sunday.
A bumbling thief might be a contender for the dumbest crook in Melbourne's west.
Joe Ingles had a monster game to lead the Utah Jazz to a seven-point victory over the Los Angeles Clippers and lock up their NBA play-off first-round series at 2-2.
A judge has criticised a man who sexually abused his neighbours for mounting a 'full-blooded attack' on them at his trial.
Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to snatch a stunning 3-2 win at Real Madrid and put the two teams level on points at the top of La Liga.
Former West Coast Eagles footballer Ben Sharp has been jailed for at least six years for an ice-fuelled armed robbery in which he and two others stole $287,000 from a security guard at gunpoint.
The pitch at Allianz Stadium may have appeared like a car park at times during this season and Sydney FC's Alex Brosque invited Perth Glory to come and park their bus on it this Saturday night.
A house and car in the exclusive seaside suburb of Hampton were sprayed with bullets just hours after the state government announced a crackdown on drive-by shootings.
James Troisi has been a standout for Melbourne Victory this season – but he still has to confirm whether he will be at the championship-chasing club next year.
Hawthorn simplified their game after players had lost their way in the horrendous opening month to the season, said ruckman Ben McEvoy.
The Storm know they will eventually have to decide on whether Cameron Munster or Ryley Jacks starts at five-eighth but they aren't ready to make the call yet.
A war memorial in Warrandyte has been vandalised with the words "war is murder" on the eve of Anzac Day.
We spoke with three Storm players about their thoughts on Anzac Day and whether they could imagine what it would be like to go to war.
Simply not good enough when the crunch came.
The realisation only dawned on Tim Cahill as he sat in the AAMI Park dressing room and contemplated Melbourne City's A-League finals defeat by Perth.
Nick Blakey, a future draft prospect and the son of 359-game North Melbourne and Fitzroy stalwart John Blakey, has been taken to hospital suffering from concussion following an incident in a game in New Zealand.
It's easy to overreact to a poor finals performance. But, importantly, Geelong didn't.
Collingwood young-gun Darcy Moore is under scrutiny heading into Tuesday's Anzac Day clash with Essendon, but statistics show that one key Magpie inclusion could help him play his best footy.
As RSL clubs prepare to open their doors on Anzac Day, a Melbourne woman has admitted betraying the trust of her sub-branch by defrauding it of almost $30,000 to pay for her drinking.
Ben Reid insists he's not the answer to Collingwood's forward-half woes, with the one-time swingman adamant he will be staying in defence, ahead of the Anzac Day blockbuster against Essendon.
Transdev has never met its contractual monthly punctuality target.
War is over yet dozens of soldiers and former soldiers continue to fall, depressed and alone.
Up to 120 homes could be powered by a mini hydro-electric scheme that's been proposed by locals for Warburton.
The sexist, entitled behaviour the Fox News host epitomised will only stop when it ceases to be rewarded, writes Mary Sanchez.
The Last Post, the reading of the ode, the national anthem, the minute's silence ... few Queenslanders would realise a priest from a Red Hill church set the format that survives 100 years on.
Melbourne again gave up a match winning lead, but this time didn't give up, they were depleted before being defeated. Richmond conceded a match-defining lead, but never conceded.
Women have increasingly become the family breadwinners since the GFC, and men are reacting by drifting to political extremes.
Not usually on the social pages, Musk has tweeted a cozy dinner date pic with actor Amber Heard.
The Immigration Department is struggling to cope with a massive influx of inquiries about the government's changes to the citizenship test, with callers turned away or placed in lengthy queues.
The board of Spotless Group has recommended investors knock back the shock $1.2 billion bid from services company Downer EDI labelling it "opportunistic, hostile, highly conditional" and unlikely to proceed.
Australian house prices and construction activity may have peaked, with investment bank 'calling the top' of the runaway market.
Westpac is lifting interest rates on fixed-rate, interest-only home loans, as lenders respond to the regulator's attempt to dampen risks in the housing market.
There's an interesting test of Donald Trump's presidency coming up tonight: does Wall Street think he has any credibility?
Beer, smokes, nappies and Coke have traditionally driven people to supermarkets. But sales in the highly concentrated soft drink market have been declining.
Papua New Guinea MP who called Peter Dutton 'ridiculous' was no longer technically an MP after last week's court ruling.
The changing face of the Australian cricket team has been highlighted by Monday's announcement of Cricket Australia's proposed list of centrally contracted players, which contains nine new names.
Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has come out swinging by suggesting four local Super Rugby teams is the right way forward and that Australian rugby has a major problem when it comes to developing players and coaches.
Another 110 remediated Mr Fluffy blocks will be taken to auction in May.
RSL LifeCare donated a total of nearly $1500 to the NSW Liberals between 2015 and 2016, according to Electoral Commission filings.
Le Pen's first-round score reflects her failure to make the key aspects of her program count in the campaign.
Anybody would feel sad for Alastair Mackenzie. His father, Norman, was hit by a cyclist at a pedestrian crossing in St Kilda last week, and later died in hospital from serious head injuries.
It feels like out of nowhere David and Betty are delivering top quality Asian dishes on My Kitchen Rules.
The chances of identifying some of the 35,000 Australian soldiers who lie unknown in foreign fields are a step closer with a dramatic DNA breakthrough by Sydney scientists.
War is full of unsung heroes, but few can claim to have transformed the way we think of, and commemorate war.
Four more sculptures in NGA's Asian antiquities collection confirmed as stolen.
GWS Giants captain Phil Davis wants Manuka Oval full for their clash against the Western Bulldogs.
Failed attempts to wipe out cannabis use continue to drag people through the criminal justice system.
The North is a virus incubated and sustained by China alone.
A Canberra man heard knives being sharpened before his neighbour tried to stab him through a screen door and vowed to kill him in an ongoing apartment block row, court documents allege.
A major apartment builder in Melbourne has suddenly stopped operating, vacating its offices and abandoning building sites, in a second impending disaster linked to Watersun Homes.
Canberrans held lanterns at sunset for an annual peace vigil.
Television broadcast licence fees are top of mind in the media industry this week as the federal budget approaches.
Only a minority of economists surveyed support setting aside gas for Australian users
One-time tech darling 1-Page's former chief executive tried to buy the $21 million company for just one American dollar.
As Network Ten braces for the announcement of a significant financial loss on Thursday, the rumour mill has it that the billionaire-laden Network Ten will try and save money by cutting costs and staff in its News department.
Raiders' star Josh Papalii is hoping to named in Australian team alongside Jarrod Croker or Joey Leilua.
"I was in the hospital [on Saturday] but I've rallied through and I'm here now," the Orange is the New Black star told Fairfax Media.
Since she took over as head of the Swedish Film Institute, the country has become a world leader for women in film.
Family, friends and former colleagues gather to remember and celebrate the life of Ben Salmon.
Is the long industrial stand-off in the Commonwealth bureaucracy coming to an end?
The notion that the parliament might retrospectively pass legislation to make an MP repay cash that may or may not have been legitimately claimed is, when you think about, extraordinary.
We drink, we gamble, we barbecue, we yell at the footy. But what is there to celebrate, about war?
Police are encouraging people taking part in Anzac Day commemorations throughout Brisbane to remain vigilant as they crack down on security in one of their biggest operations of the year.
Lawyers have welcomed the federal government's reversal of savage funding cuts to community legal centres but warned the backflip was a "band-aid solution" as services continued to face growing demand for legal help from vulnerable Canberrans.