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Rolling Stone for sale

Rolling Stone has been an influential magazine covering rock music and became a home for experimental writers.

After half a century the music magazine that shone a spotlight on musicians and counterculture is putting itself up for sale.

'Sick' mailman goes zip-lining

The mailman had turned down lighter duty postings claiming he wasn't well enough to do the job

Former US postie who said injury stopped him delivering mail didn't help his case with holiday photos.

Ryanair's $40m pilot holiday fiasco video

As a short-term fix, Ryanair will offer a fare sale and payments to pilots who are willing to waive holiday days.

Mass cancellations over holiday schedules set to leave about 400,000 passengers in the lurch.

Cleaning up the internet

Facebook is vowing to get more selective on who can cash in on ads.

OPINION: It may be time to hit Google and Facebook where it hurts - in the profit.

Qantas boss gives $1m to 'yes'

Alan Joyce's donation is about half of his annual base pay of A$2.1m and about 8 per cent of his total remuneration last ...

Alan Joyce opens his wallet in the fight for same-sex marriage in Australia.

Epic roster fail sees 82 flights cut

Ryanair has embarked on a six-week programme of cancellations as it seeks to reduce a backlog of crew holidays required ...

Europe's biggest budget carrier disrupts the plans of over 300,000 travellers after it "messes up" crew's leave.

Google accused of paying men more video

Google has been accused of discriminating against women.

The former employees say Google pays women less than men who perform similar work.

Aussie banks money laundering crisis

Peter Li deposited suspected drug money into ANZ branches around Australia.

Gangs in Australia are using big banks to launder up to $5 million a day.

Jane Austen banknote hits streets

Jane Austen is famous for work printed on paper, but the author's face now adorns plastic as the UK launches a ...

She's famous for work printed on paper, but author's face now adorns plastic as UK launches replacement for paper banknote.

'Pharma Bro' jailed after Clinton hair bounty video

"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has been jailed after a judge said he was a danger to society.

The man who increased the price of a life-saving drug by 5000 per cent has been jailed after offering money for Hillary Clinton's hair.

Hurricanes could batter US economy

Wrecked boats that have come ashore are pictured in Coconut Grove following Hurricane Irma in Miami, Florida

As the clean-up operation begins in America and the Caribbean, there are worries that some affected parts may not recover quickly.

Surprisingly dangerous job video

Footage of Wubbels' treatment shocked America.

In parts of the US, it's more dangerous to be a nurse than a cop or a prison guard.

Google challenges record fine

Google was fined by the European Commission for abusing its dominance in Europe by giving prominent placement in ...

Google appeals against a record $2.9 billion EU antitrust fine, boosted by Intel's recent victory.

How bosses spend the weekend

The business world doesn't stop just because they'd rather sleep in or watch television.

It's no surprise executives work on the weekend, but what's interesting is the kind of work they do.

Stopping hate speech dollars

Steve Bannon, ousted chief White House strategist to President Donald Trump, is the chairman of Brietbart which Sleeping ...

Australian companies told to take more care over where their adverts appear, or risk supporting hate speech. 

After Irma, will the tourists return? video

Waves crash against the seafront boulevard El Malecon ahead of the passing of Hurricane Irma, in Havana, Cuba.

The Caribbean relies heavily on tourism, but will anyone come to the devastated region?

Billionaire plots Lotus return

The famous Lotus Espirit submarine car from the James Bond movie, The Spy Who Loved Me.

A forlorn structure is a reminder of the latest failed attempt to revive Lotus Cars, but it appears all is not lost.

Sushi burrito with your latte?

Starbucks is banking on another food fad to drum up lunch and dinner business in the US: the sushi burrito.

Starbucks has another go at cracking the tricky food market with a "California classic with a twist".

Oracle stand against sex traffickers

Cloud services company Oracle has shown its support for a bill that plans to fix a "fundamental flaw" in allowing sex ...

Firm makes a groundbreaking political stand, despite industry worries the bill could "end the internet".

Amazon clock ticks in Aus video

Amazon would open its doors sometime next month, ahead of Black Friday on November 24, Citi analysts said.

Retail giant's Australian website could go live next month, cutting local shops' Christmas lunch.

Lego to slash jobs

Demand for some of lego's basic brick toys has softened and some newer lines have been disappointing.

Lego is everywhere - parents around the world have stood on it - but its golden run may be near an end.

Branson hunkers down video

Sir Richard Branson says he is hunkering down with his team in the wine cellar of his home on Necker Island.

Hurricane Irma is heading straight for the billionaire's private island. So he's taken to the wine cellar.

Lord Ganesha lamb ad offends video

Meat & Livestock Australia has stirred controversy with its depiction of the Hindu deity in its latest ad for lamb.

Australian meat marketing campaign has angered the international Hindu community.

Will Taylor Swift's plan work?

Nobody's bidding for tickets directly to a Swift concert; they're just bidding for chances to buy them.

The music star's new approach to selling concert tickets has actually been done before - and it worked out badly for scalpers.

Bike-share boom brings chaos video

China's bike-sharing companies are now racing to expand overseas, but the bikes are increasingly considered to be a ...

China exports its bike-sharing revolution to the world, but the bikes are branded a menace, a plague and a public nuisance.

Campaigns rise against Airbnb

The hotel lobby hasn't landed as many blows on Airbnb as taxi drivers have on Uber.

Aussie groups say homesharing is leading to more inappropriate behaviour in residential neighbourhoods.

Apple teases 'special event'

Apple will host the event at its new "Spaceship" campus in California.

Mark your calendars, Apple fans. The big iPhone reveal is set for September 12.

Explosions put firm in spotlight

The flooded plant of chemical maker Arkema SA, was hit by explosions after cooling processes failed in flooding caused ...

The US chemical plant rocked by explosions during Texas floods was recently fined for safety breaches.

Qantas says bye to Dubai

Qantas will not have any flights to Dubai.

Australian airline looking at Singapore and the booming Asian market.

Uber stops tracking riders video

Uber updated its privacy policy in 2015 to allow for such tracking.

Uber went too far when it started collecting data from people after their rides ended, US group said.

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