Solomon Lew has shown the rest of the downbeat retail sector how to bring home a bumper result in an environment awash in consumer pessimism, with his Premier Investments fashion group clinching double-digit profit gains and envious sales growth to push its shares to an all-time high.
At a time when large parts of the industry are not making any money, coal producers may be faced with heavy additional costs to meet China's tougher environmental controls on coal imports.
Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise and syphilis has hit an all-time high.
The eye-popping cost of a train fare to Sydney Airport is set to remain, despite a NSW parliamentary inquiry finding the high charge adds to road congestion and unfairly penalises workers and families.
The federal government is considering fining social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter if they refuse to remove material deemed harmful to young people from their sites.
The Sydney man who left six-year-old Kiesha Weippeart to die after she was bashed by her mother should have his sentence cut because his offer to help police led the mother to admit she was guilty, a court has heard.
It may not be the tallest or oldest building to be featured in this year's Open Sydney event but the Queen Victoria Building lays claim to being one of the city's most popular heritage spaces.
Golden parachutes are disappearing and pay is slipping for chief executives at the nation's biggest listed companies as activist investors and law changes act as a brake on executive remuneration.
Fairfax Media is interested in increasing its stake in or buying out the real estate magazine and digital group Metro Media Publishing.
Golden parachutes to departing chief executives have been slashed by 70 per cent and their pay while in the job has slipped, according to the latest annual survey on executive pay from the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors.
A repeat offender's terrible record has come back to haunt him.
Can you predict the outcome of the 2014 RFL grand final?