May 17, 2019

Pigs may complicate US-China trade negotiations

The decline in pig numbers in China could make trade negotiations with the US more complicated, according to new research.
May 17, 2019

Censured BHS auditor takes luxury property role

The auditor censured after signing off BHS's accounts prior to its controversial sale by Sir Philip Green has emerged as the finance‎ chief of a luxury real estate start-up involving some of the City's leading figures.
May 17, 2019

Thomas Cook shares plunge after analysts’ ‘zero’ valuation

Thomas Cook has seen its shares plummet by a further 40% after banking analysts cut their target price on the holiday firm's stock to zero.
May 17, 2019

It was after acquiring the trappings of a normal adulthood that things began to unravel

The rich realms of the imaginative plains – territory far removed from that of a Kmart catalogue model – prove problematic for a successful young writer.
May 17, 2019

Jennifer Byrne: ‘I still live a slightly rackety life’

The journalist and TV presenter discusses death, religion and bodies with Benjamin Law in Dicey Topics.
May 17, 2019

Private Sydney: Rebel with a cause as star takes aim in ‘construction war’

The 39-year-old actress, who has made a career out of posing in front of cameras, says that she could be spied on unless her neighbours' new windows are frosted.
May 17, 2019

Eurovision’s game of musical chairs, pop and politics

On the eve of the Eurovision grand final, Australian singer Kate Miller-Heidke says politics cannot overpower art.
May 17, 2019

Ocado looks to shed 400 jobs after warehouse fire

Up to 400 jobs are under threat at Ocado after the online grocer said it would take two years to rebuild a distribution centre destroyed in a blaze.
May 17, 2019

Pound falls as plug pulled on cross-party talks

The pound sank to a four-month low following the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks and uncertainty over who will replace Theresa May in Downing Street.
May 17, 2019

Mozza, Shorto and the Tall Poppy Syndrome

Linguists have spent careers trying to analyse Aussie colloquialisms, and it isn't easy-peasy.
May 17, 2019

What your backyard birds are really telling you

A magpie would escalate its wake-up strategies to the point of sticking its beak up your nose and yanking at your nose hairs.
May 17, 2019

Damon Gameau gives us a real glimpse of a greener future in 2040

The documentary maker looks at environmentally friendly projects that offer an alternative to environmental apocalypse.