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Woolworths underpaid staff by up to $300m

Woolworths underpaid its employees by as much as $300 million over almost a decade, only discovering it had been keeping the cash when shocked store managers complained they were earning less than their staff.

The internet was born 50 years ago

The digital era is marking the 50th anniversary of the first host-to-host message between two US laboratories that is recognised as the birth of the the internet.

Protesters, police clash over mine meeting

Two protesters have been arrested for animal cruelty and another taken to hospital after incidents with police horses during clashes outside a Melbourne mining conference.

Little Shop sequel had less impact: Coles

Coles' supermarket sales rose just 0.1 per cent in the first quarter after the retail giant's second Little Shop collectables promotion failed to emulate its predecessor's barnstorming impact on growth.