Jane Wardell

Temperatures rising faster in Australia than rest of the world

A recent report painted a worst-case scenario of a rise of up to 5.1°C by 2090 if there are no actions taken to cut greenhouse emissions.

#IllRideWithYou campaign aims to overcome Islamophobia after Sydney attack

Muslims who fear public retribution after an extremist attack in Sydney are being supported by ordinary people in solidarity against Islamophobia.

G20 aspires to faster growth on sketchy roadmap

The world's top economies have adopted several soft targets, signalling optimism that the worst of crisis-era austerity has finally passed.

Farnborough orders top $28-billion

Virgin America announced plans to buy 40 new Airbus A320 aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow on Thursday.

G20: Too early to end stimulus

Finance officials from rich and developing countries pledged on Saturday to maintain emergency support for their economies until recovery is assured.

Allied Domecq agrees to takeover by Pernod

Pernod Ricard launched a much-anticipated takeover for its larger British rival Allied Domecq on Friday in a 7,4-billion pound deal that will make the combined entity the second-largest liquor company and a more serious challenger to world leader Diageo.

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