Relations between Britain and Russia are sliding towards a new Cold War after UK Prime Minister Theresa May accused Russia of the recent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skirpal and his daughter.
More than 1.2 million people are enrolled to vote in South Australia’s election tomorrow, 17 March. That’s up 5.2% from the 2014 election. Labor has won every SA election since 2002. Can they pull it off again?
There’s a land grab under way in South Africa. One which will see hundreds of white farmers and their families forcibly ejected from properties they’ve owned and profitably managed for generations.
Australia and a few select allies may have gotten a pass on the US’ steel and aluminium tariffs. China certainly did not. But those tariffs, as suspected, are proving to be only the beginning of the trade headache for the Chinese.
In a sign that Trump’s ‘in your face’ diplomacy may be working, North Korea’s foreign minister is due to visit Sweden in a surprise move that could be a first step toward a meeting in the Scandinavian country between Trump and Jong-un.
Take care before you peak behind the curtains of Australia’s mortgage brokers. From falsified documents, to ‘trailing commissions’ that slug customers with fees for the lifetime of their 30 year loan, it’s not a pretty picture.
Consumer spending makes up roughly 60% of Australia’s economy. So when consumer confidence falls, it can have a negative impact on gross domestic product (GDP).
Global growth we’ve seen since the 2008 GFC has been almost solely driven by debt. And now that the price of debt is heading up, global growth is set to slow dramatically.
A judge has called a mother of two ‘greedy’ in court, after she stole over $300,000 from her ANZ firm dating from 2014–2016. The 44-year-old was already on a $200,000 a year contract, with her household annual income being over $500,000.