News archive from 7 December 2013

Prime Minister Tony Abbott cracks down on travel costs with strict new approval guidelines

Prime Minister Tony Abbott cracks down on travel costs with strict new approval guidelines

Cabinet ministers have been instructed to sign off claims for airfares and hotel bookings by public servants in a clampdown on government travel costs.Under strict new guidelines, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has ordered that all public servants' travel...

ABC News, 13:22 in Business
 
Jetstar's future at Avalon Airport near Geelong uncertain, councillors make plea for city's prosperity

Jetstar's future at Avalon Airport near Geelong uncertain, councillors make plea for city's prosperity

Jetstar's revelation the airline is reconsidering its future at Avalon Airport near Geelong has set alarm bells ringing, with the regional city's future prosperity on the line.Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons and Corangamite MP Sarah Henderson have issued a...

ABC News, 13:34 in Business
 
Millions still surviving on emergency aid after Haiyan: Oxfam

Millions still surviving on emergency aid after Haiyan: Oxfam

A new report by the charity Oxfam has found millions of people in the Philippines are still surviving on emergency aid, one month on from Typhoon Haiyan. Haiyan numbers at a glance • Almost 15 million people affected • At least 5,600 killed and over...

ABC News, 13:34 in Business
 
WTO achieves historic trade deal in Bali

WTO achieves historic trade deal in Bali

The World Trade Organization has reached its first ever worldwide trade reform deal at a make-or-break meeting on the Indonesian island of Bali.It's being hailed as an historic achievement, securing a new lease on life for the World Trade...

ABC News, 15:22 in Business
 
Bob Dylan's electric guitar sold in auction for more than $1 million

Bob Dylan's electric guitar sold in auction for more than $1 million

An electric guitar once owned by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has sold for a record-breaking $1.06 million.The 1964 Fender Stratocaster was sold at an auction in New York for twice its estimated value. The price for the guitar smashed its...

ABC News, 15:22 in Business
 
Deep divisions emerge within Coalition over car industry future amid further Holden speculation

Deep divisions emerge within Coalition over car industry future amid further Holden speculation

The ABC can reveal more about the deep divisions inside the Federal Government over car industry assistance, as news from overseas gives more credibility to claims Holden is about to exit Australia.When the ABC revealed on Thursday night that senior...

ABC News, 21:53 in Business
 
Pacific trade pact deadline in doubt as talks start in Singapore

Pacific trade pact deadline in doubt as talks start in Singapore

Trade ministers from the United States and 11 other countries opened talks Saturday in an attempt to meet a US deadline to forge a trans-Pacific trade pact before the end of the year.However, analysts said an agreement on the proposed Trans-Pacific...

ABC News, 22:15 in Business
 
Greens call for end of Ranger Uranium Mine operations after slurry spill

Greens call for end of Ranger Uranium Mine operations after slurry spill

The Greens are calling for a permanent end to operations at the Ranger Uranium Mine in the Northern Territory after a radioactive spill at the site yesterday morning.A tank containing up to a million litres of uranium ore and acid split, damaging the...

ABC News, 08:48 in Business
 
Steel Panther play funny gig at Brisbane Riverstage

Steel Panther play funny gig at Brisbane Riverstage

STEEL Panther are living the ultimate heavy metal joke. The self-styled party animals from Los Angeles deftly mix the rock'n roll absurdities of Spinal Tap with all the clichés of 1980s “hair bands" such as Poison. Then they add in a healthy dose...

 
Lorde scores two Grammy noms

Lorde scores two Grammy noms

New Zealand singing star Lorde has picked up two Grammy nominations - song of the year and record of the year. The 17-year-old Kiwi schoolgirl continued her stellar year with her first Grammy nomination for song of the year for her debut single...

 
Justin Timberlake missed out of top categories in Grammy noms

Justin Timberlake missed out of top categories in Grammy noms

JUSTIN Timberlake may have earned seven Grammy nominations, but he still has reason to cry himself a river: The pop star was shut out of the top Grammy categories - album, song and record of the year - though his comeback effort, The 20/20 Experience,...

 
Bon Jovi show they're giants on the stage at Etihad Stadium

Bon Jovi show they're giants on the stage at Etihad Stadium

BON Jovi has been named the No.1 touring act in the world three times in the past five years and they showed why as they kicked off the Australian leg of their Because We Can tour with the help of thousands of backing vocalists at Etihad Stadium....

 
Style Police: Red carpet winners

Style Police: Red carpet winners

WHO rocked the red carpet best with not a fashion faux pas in sight? See who blew us away this week with their stunning style choices. Check in with the Style Police. WHICH OUTFIT IS BEST? Poppy Delevingne Suit yourself Love Brit It girls'quirky style...

 
'Drugs and booze' at Lindsay Lohan party where Hilton brother attacked

'Drugs and booze' at Lindsay Lohan party where Hilton brother attacked

BOOZE and cocaine was reportedly flowing freely at a party held by Lindsay Lohan where the brother of Paris Hilton was badly beaten – he claims on Lohan's orders. Barron Hilton filed a police report after he said he was hit in the face by an...

 
Kim Kardashian makes Kanye West fan Myleeza's dream come true

Kim Kardashian makes Kanye West fan Myleeza's dream come true

FOR one Kanye West fan, a tweet about Kim Kardashian led to a seat in the VIP section of a New Orleans concert. The fan, whose Twitter handle is @MyleezaKardash, tweeted before the December 5 Yeezus show that she was looking for Kardashian in the...

 
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