Gina Rinehart has consolidated her position as Australia's wealthiest person with the prominent magazine Forbes saying the mining magnate's net wealth jumped to $US15 billion ($19.4 billion) over the past 12 months.
Latika Bourke is a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age based in London. She has previously worked for Fairfax Media, the ABC and 2UE in Canberra. Latika won the Walkley Award for Young Australian Journalist of the Year in 2010.
Rupert Murdoch's $18.7 billion bid to takeover Sky News in the UK has been referred to the media regulator with the tory government citing concerns about "broadcasting standards" and "media plurality."
Former Liberal minister Andrew Robb pressed the Turnbull government to hold a royal commission into the banks but one with a narrower scope to stymie the Labor party's assault on the major banks, cabinet sources say.
The issue is key for Australian providers of financial services into the Eurozone as the passporting system allows businesses to operate in participating countries without needing permission from each individual country.
It's the global ranking Australians don't want.
Concerns about Australia's 'Millionaires Factory' have reached Scotland amid fears it will "asset strip" Britain's Green Investment Bank.
Why Australian investment bank Macquarie has British MPs alarmed.
Former Liberal Treasurer Peter Costello has launched a passionate defence of the mining sector saying is has been "treated shabbily" in Australia and asked why the industry is not included in the national curriculum.
London: The top two stewards of Australia's economy have issued an unusually blunt warning to Parliament and voters, saying they must accept the need for "tough policy decisions" to start repairing the budget now.
Qantas is banning passengers charging the new Samsung Galaxy Note7 on all flights because of fears devices with faulty batteries could catch fire.