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Nippon Paint pours into Australia's DuluxGroup with $2.7 billion offer

17 Apr 2019

SYDNEY/TOKYO Japan's Nippon Paint Holdings Co Ltd has proposed buying Australia's biggest paint maker DuluxGroup Ltd for A$3.8 billion ($2.7 billion), expanding its global footprint though entering Australia just as a housing boom there falters.

RPT-Australian media to face court over Pell trial coverage

15 Apr 2019

SYDNEY, April 14 Three dozen Australian journalists and publishers are to face court on Monday over their coverage of Cardinal George Pell's trial for child sex abuse, with prosecutors seeking fines and jail terms over accusations of breached gag orders in the case.

RPT-Australian media to face court over Pell trial coverage

15 Apr 2019

SYDNEY, April 15 Three dozen Australian journalists and publishers are to face court on Monday over their coverage of Cardinal George Pell's trial for child sex abuse, with prosecutors seeking fines and jail terms over accusations of breached gag orders in the case.

Australian media to face court over Pell trial coverage

14 Apr 2019

SYDNEY Three dozen Australian journalists and publishers are to face court on Monday over their coverage of Cardinal George Pell's trial for child sex abuse, with prosecutors seeking fines and jail terms over accusations of breached gag orders in the case. Prosecutors in the southeastern state of Victoria have accused the 23 journalists and 13 news outlets of aiding and abetting contempt of court by overseas media and breaching suppression orders.

Australians go to the polls in a 'fair go' election on May 18

11 Apr 2019

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE Australians will go to the polls in a general election on May 18 after Prime Minister Scott Morrison fired the starting gun on Thursday on a campaign set to be fought over taxation, climate change and inequality. | Video

Oscar-winner Rush wins defamation suit against News Corp's Australian arm

11 Apr 2019

SYDNEY Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush won damages of at least A$850,000 ($610,000) on Thursday after a court ruled that the Australian arm of News Corp defamed him by saying he behaved inappropriately toward a co-star in a production of King Lear. | Video

Oscar-winner Rush wins defamation suit against News Corp's Australian arm

11 Apr 2019

SYDNEY Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush won damages of at least A$850,000 ($610,000) on Thursday after a court ruled that the Australian arm of News Corp defamed him by saying he behaved inappropriately toward a co-star in a production of King Lear.

Big Wynn? Vegas giant makes $7.1 billion play for Australia's Crown

09 Apr 2019

SYDNEY World No. 2 casino operator Wynn Resorts made a A$10 billion ($7.1 billion) takeover approach for Australia's Crown Resorts, the target company said on Tuesday, hoping to expand its geographic reach as it faces growth hurdles in Asia.

Facebook promises crackdown on fake news in Australia

05 Apr 2019

SYDNEY Social media giant Facebook Inc said on Friday it would strengthen measures to fight fake news in Australia and briefly block foreigners from buying political advertisements in the lead-up to a national election due in a few weeks.

Silence and tears: Reporting the massacre in Christchurch

03 Apr 2019

CHRISTCHURCH "Almost every person we spoke to was in some stage of grief, trauma or shock," says Charlotte Greenfield, the first Reuters correspondent to reach Christchurch, New Zealand, on the night a gunman opened fire in two mosques and killed 50 people.

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