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    1. FT Photo Diary

      November 17, 2014

      A selfie with Brad Pitt

      John Roe/AP Movie star Brad Pitt poses for a photo for a fan at the world premiere of ‘Unbroken’ in Sydney, Australia   ...

    2. MBA blog

      November 17, 2014

      What motivates you?

      What is it that motivates us and how do we motivate those that we are trying to lead or influence? We all face the...

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    1. beyondbrics

      November 15, 2014

      Guest post: barriers to infrastructure investment and how to tackle them

      By Bill Banks of EY This year I was honored to take part in the Business 20 (B20) summit in Sydney, an event which enabled...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      November 12, 2014

      Climate change Haka

      Peter Parks/AFP Men from the pacific island nations of Tonga and Fiji perform a Haka dance after arriving in Sydney on...

    3. November 10, 2014

      Cairn Energy strikes oil again off Senegal

      Oil explorer Cairn Energy said on Monday it had struck oil again off the coast of Senegal in west Africa, adding to another...

    4. November 7, 2014

      Rwandan finds new hope in Australia after the genocide

      Most young expats move to Australia expecting sand, sea and surf. Yet when Rwandan Lily Meszaros arrived down under she...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      October 31, 2014

      Heating up on Bondi Beach

      Daniel Munoz/Getty Warm Weather Hits Sydney…SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – OCTOBER 31: Members of the public enjoy the warm weather...

    6. October 29, 2014

      Australia terror laws heighten civil liberties concerns

      In one video a 17-year-old Sydney teenager poses with a large gun flanked by militants vowing to western leaders: “We will...

    7. October 27, 2014

      Pacific Rim ministers positive after trade talks

      Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim countries said on Monday that they had made “significant progress” in advancing a...

    8. October 21, 2014

      Australia horse breeders win Anglo American coal mine battle

      Two of the world’s biggest horse breeders have won a bitter three-year battle with Anglo American in a landmark planning...

    9. October 21, 2014

      Australian leader who introduced far-reaching social reforms

      Prime minister who transformed Australia Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam, whose government introduced a...

    10. October 20, 2014

      Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies at 98

      SYDNEY – Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam, who died on Tuesday from unspecified causes, was one of his...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      October 13, 2014

      Swimming through the Australian storm

      Ryan Pierse/Getty Images A swimmer does laps in Bronte Ocean Pool as a severe storm hits Sydney at Bronte Beach on Monday in...

    12. October 10, 2014

      S&P 500 closes at lowest level since May

      Friday 21:15 BST. Another bout of risk aversion swept through global markets at the end of an extremely volatile week...

    13. October 9, 2014

      Former Xstrata chief made bid for BHP Billiton assets

      Mick Davis, the former head of Xstrata, attempted a dramatic comeback earlier this year, approaching BHP Billiton with an...

    14. October 7, 2014

      Swiss teams lead race for Extreme 40 catamaran trophy

      Alinghi, Ernesto Bertarelli’s Swiss team, fought strong conditions to sail into the lead in the Extreme 40 series for...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      October 2, 2014

      Veiled art

      Peter Parks/AFP A couple pass in front of a mural of a Muslim woman painted on a wall in an inner city suburb of Sydney on...

    16. September 24, 2014

      Central bank warns on ‘unbalanced’ Australian housing market

      Australia’s central bank has warned that the country’s housing and mortgage market is becoming “unbalanced”. The Reserve...

    17. September 22, 2014

      Deutsche Bank fires Sydney currency trader for concealing losses

      A currency trader has been fired by Deutsche Bank after allegedly accumulating millions of dollars in losses and...

    18. September 18, 2014

      Australian police thwart Isis beheading plan

      Australian police say they have thwarted a plan by Islamist radicals to kidnap a person at random from the streets of Sydney...

    19. September 15, 2014

      Markets wary as Chinese data disappoint

      Monday 21:00 BST Global equity markets started the week on a cautious note as participants digested some disappointing...

    20. September 9, 2014

      Barack Obama’s restless supporters succumb to seven year itch

      In 2014 the world has grown suddenly weary of Barack Obama. The president’s sorrows are coming not as single spies but in...

    21. September 8, 2014

      MCA Café, Sydney

      Where: Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street, The Rocks WiFi: Yes (free) Plug sockets: Yes (limited) Price of an...

    22. September 5, 2014

      Marc Newson joins Apple’s design team

      Marc Newson joins Apple’s design team Marc Newson, an award-winning Australian designer, has joined Apple’s design team, in...

    23. MBA blog

      September 2, 2014

      One semester down!

      It’s been five months since I began my MBA journey at the University of Sydney. The Sydney MBA is a little different to...

    24. August 21, 2014

      Five homes perfect for opera lovers

      12 Douglas Parade, Dover Heights, Sydney, Australia, A$10m ($9.32m) Where About six miles east of Sydney Harbour Bridge and...

    25. August 15, 2014

      BHP Billiton: inception

      The 2010 science fiction heist film Inception is a thrilling tale of the break-up of an Australian energy conglomerate. A...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      August 7, 2014

      Swan Lake on Bondi

      Jason Reed/Reuters Dancers from the Australian Ballet at the Bondi Icebergs oceanside pool in Sydney take advantage of the...

    27. August 1, 2014

      Hiring spree boosts profits for recruiter Robert Walters

      Strong hiring markets around the world boosted interim pre-tax profits by over a third at Robert Walters, but the...

    28. July 31, 2014

      Loose global monetary policies undercut Asia volatility contracts

      The impact on equity markets of loose monetary policy from central banks across the world is undercutting attempts in Asia...

    29. July 30, 2014

      Rio Tinto closes dire chapter with $50m Mozambique coal sale

      Rio Tinto is to sell its coal assets in Mozambique for $50m – a fraction of the multibillion-dollar price it paid for...

    30. July 23, 2014

      BHP mines record level of iron ore

      BHP Billiton mined a record amount of iron ore in the 12 months to July, beating its own forecasts, and said production...

    31. July 18, 2014

      FT Masterclass: Extreme sailing with Roman Hagara

      The smile on Roman Hagara’s face when I say that I was once a pretty decent sailor is friendly but undeniably forced. It...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      July 16, 2014

      Waiting for waves in Wanda

      Jason Reed/Reuters Young surfers, nicknamed ‘grommets’ in local surfing parlance, wait for their friends to finish a...

    33. July 11, 2014

      Interview: director Benedict Andrews

      Open a copy of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire and you will find the playwright’s lyrical description of the...

    34. The World

      July 10, 2014

      World's most expensive cities for expats

      For those expats bemoaning the cost of a burger in Geneva or rent in Tokyo, it could be worse. They could be living in...

    35. June 30, 2014

      Healthscope A$2.6bn IPO set to be Australia’s biggest since 2010

      Healthscope, the Australian private hospital chain, will seek to raise up to A$2.6bn (US$2.5bn) from a stock market float...

    36. June 26, 2014

      Kenmare rejects Iluka approach

      Kenmare Resources has rejected a paper-based takeover approach pitched at £470m from its larger Sydney-listed rival, Iluka...

    37. June 24, 2014

      Woolworths offers to buy Lew’s Country Road stake

      Woolworths has offered to buy the 12 per cent stake in Australian fashion retailer Country Road that it does not own, from...

    38. June 18, 2014

      Soames moves to tighten grip on Serco empire

      Rupert Soames, the new chief executive of Serco, has tightened his grip on the global outsourcing business, closing its...

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