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Sat 18 Jan 2020

Secretive Nutella billionaire’s risky move

Secretive Nutella billionaire’s risky move

He’s behind one of the best-loved products on the planet. But $31.5 billion rich-lister Giovanni Ferrero could end up gambling it all.

Sun 5 Jan 2020

Crisis will rewrite the book on fires and how we fight them

Crisis will rewrite the book on fires and how we fight them

This bushfire season has far exceeded the worst expectations of firefighters, and the blazes have literally rewritten the definition of ‘worst case ­scenario’.

Fri 3 Jan 2020

Dark side of the man who changed Australia

premium_icon Dark side of the man who changed Australia

Lachlan Macquarie is credited with shaping Australia’s destiny. But was he a reformer or a tyrant? Grantlee Kieza looks at the man behind the myth.

Wed 18 Dec 2019

Brits return stolen Aboriginal artefacts

Brits return stolen Aboriginal artefacts

Indigenous Australians will welcome the return of sacred artefacts from a British museum after they were stolen more than a century ago.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Digger digs into his 103rd birthday cake

premium_icon Digger digs into his 103rd birthday cake

Never getting married could be the answer to living to a long age for Colin Fulford.

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Letter reveals eerie final moments on Titanic

Letter reveals eerie final moments on Titanic

An unearthed letter written by a child survivor has given a rare insight into the chilling final moments aboard the sinking Titanic ship.

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