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News Corp declares best financial year since 2013, says Foxtel’s future is ‘bright’

News Corp declares best financial year since 2013, says Foxtel’s future is ‘bright’

The result was boosted by growth in digital subscriptions, a strong profit at Dow Jones and record subscriber growth at Foxtel.

  • by Zoe Samios

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CNN fires three employees for coming to the office unvaccinated

CNN fires three employees for coming to the office unvaccinated

The move is one of the first examples of a major US company terminating workers for ignoring a workplace vaccination mandate.

  • by Gerry Smith
Amazon’s COVID dilemma: Mandate vaccinations and risk losing workers

Amazon’s COVID dilemma: Mandate vaccinations and risk losing workers

The company has many virus sceptics in its warehouse ranks and needs to retain employees in a tight labour market.

  • by Matt Day and Spencer Soper
PNG warns $22b Santos-Oil Search merger ‘must be in national interest’

PNG warns $22b Santos-Oil Search merger ‘must be in national interest’

Australian energy giants Santos and Oil Search will be expected to maintain a significant local presence in PNG if their $22 billion merger proceeds.

  • by Nick Toscano
How investors got Crown Resorts so badly wrong
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How investors got Crown Resorts so badly wrong

Without a licence to operate in NSW, Victoria and WA, Crown will move from a redemption/rehabilitation story to a liquidation story

  • by Elizabeth Knight
Hungry Jack’s founder says Australia should learn from UK and live with virus
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Hungry Jack’s founder says Australia should learn from UK and live with virus

Rich lister and Hungry Jack’s founder Jack Cowin has said Australia should take inspiration from overseas and start thinking of how best to live with the virus.

  • by Dominic Powell
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Bill Gates says Epstein relationship was ‘a huge mistake’

Bill Gates says Epstein relationship was ‘a huge mistake’

Regrets, he has a few: The billionaire acknowledged in a TV interview he shouldn’t have spent time with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein on several occasions.

‘Groundbreaking approach’: Imugene deal looks to smash solid tumours

‘Groundbreaking approach’: Imugene deal looks to smash solid tumours

The $1.5 billion biotech will work with Nasdaq-listed firm Celularity in hopes of cracking the mystery of how to target tough cancers.

  • by Emma Koehn
Office vacancies hit quarter-century high but green shoots emerging

Office vacancies hit quarter-century high but green shoots emerging

Office towers are sitting empty across the country with the vacancy rate at its highest level in close to 25 years, yet there is evidence that companies expect a return to workplaces.

  • by Carolyn Cummins
YouTube’s Sky News ban ignites fresh News Corp fury

YouTube’s Sky News ban ignites fresh News Corp fury

Comments from broadcaster Alan Jones prompted YouTube to ban Sky News for a week. But the move has given Sky presenters fresh ammunition in the media culture wars, and frustrated senior News Corp executives.

  • by Zoe Samios and Lisa Visentin
SPC first Australian company to require its staff to be vaccinated

SPC first Australian company to require its staff to be vaccinated

Fruit and vegetable giant SPC will be the first company in Australia to require all onsite personnel – including staff and visitors – to be fully vaccinated by the end of November.

  • by David Estcourt and Dominic Powell