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  • Yancoal, Glencore locked in year's biggest mining M&A battle

    27 June 2017 3:06 AM

    The data comes after Yancoal upped its offer on Monday, to retain its position as Rio Tinto's preferred buyer of the Coal & Allied thermal coal business. The Yancoal bid has a litany of advisers according to Dealogic, including financial advisers China Merchants Bank Co, JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley; legal advisers Baker McKenzie, King & Wood Mallesons

  • Census fail: Doubts remain over accuracy of 2016 data despite being declared ‘fit for purpose’

    27 June 2017 2:07 AM

    AFTER much embarrassment, the 2016 Census results have been released and Australians don’t have to worry about it again for another five years — or do we? It’s easy to get swept away in the tide of new Census data that tells us we’re turning our backs to religion as we get older and are welcoming more migrants from Asia than Europe, but we should back up for a second

  • Woolworths in Ashwood reopens after bomb squad was called in

    27 June 2017 1:11 AM 6

    Shoppers have been allowed to return to a Woolworths store in Ashwood after it was evacuated due to a bomb scare. A police spokeswoman said the business had been deemed safe following a series of checks by police. It is believed police were called to the scene following a suspicious phone call early on Tuesday morning. Shoppers had been evacuated from the supermarket

  • What the Census says about Australia: key stats from the data

    27 June 2017 1:07 AM 9

    AUSTRALIANS are getting older, turning their backs on religion and welcoming more migrants from Asia than from Europe. They paint a picture of a changing nation, shining a light on migration, household composition, ageing and religious affiliation. The number of people who identify as Christian has dropped dramatically since the 1990s and the number

  • Travel ban 3.0: What does Trump's latest ban mean for travellers?

    27 June 2017 1:04 AM 7

    The justices of the court said the travel ban will go into effect "with respect to foreign nationals who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States". "All other foreign nationals are subject to the provisions of [the executive order]." That's expected to include people with prior family, school or work connections

  • Man crushed under his own truck in Sydney

    27 June 2017 12:53 AM 7

    A man is in a critical condition after his truck rolled over his legs when he got out to inspect its brakes on Sydney's M1 Pacific Motorway. Emergency services were called to the motorway at Wahroonga just before 5am on Tuesday to treat the truck driver, aged in his 60s, for critical injuries to his legs. Local police were told the man had experienced

  • Santos, Chinese investors form partnership

    27 June 2017 12:21 AM 7

    Energy giant Santos has agreed to form a strategic partnership with key Chinese shareholders to jointly invest in gas exploration and LNG production in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Santos says it has formalised its relationship with signed an agreement with Chinese private equity firm Hony Capital and Chinese gas distribution company ENN Group, which

  • Missing canoe owner thought he had been robbed

    27 June 2017 12:16 AM 7

    The owner of a canoe that was found empty at Moreton Bay on Monday, sparking an extensive air and sea search, has been found. The man had loaded the three-metre yellow canoe with fishing rods and fresh bait ready for fishing on Sunday at Macleay Island, and left it on the beach to drop his wife into work. When he returned, the canoe was gone and he thought

  • Perth brickie’s dramatic citizen’s arrest

    26 June 2017 11:16 PM 9

    Bricklayer chases down intruder after 6-year-old starts screaming0:24 A PERTH bricklayer has chased down an alleged burglar, dragged him to the ground and sat puffing on a cigarette waiting for police to arrive. Dramatic vision of the citizen’s arrest has emerged on Channel 7 from Perth’s northern suburbs on Monday afternoon. The drama began when bricklayer

  • Sydney's deputy mayor Kerryn Phelps quits team amid 'accountability' stoush over council spending

    26 June 2017 11:16 PM 7

    Sydney's Lord Mayor Clover Moore has publicly rebuked her deputy Kerryn Phelps on social media for a "lack of understanding and support" after Councillor Phelps abruptly quit her team at a council meeting last night. "I've been unhappy with her lack of understanding and support of city policies and our vision that we took to the community last election