Maurice Ferdinando

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We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

Does bacon really cause cancer or is someone telling porkies?

The microscope has been been placed over nitrate for years, with various scientists and food organisations issuing cautions eating too much of a good …

Does she or doesn't she? Julie Bishop's gay marriage silence polarises colleagues

"What happened at the end was Julie Bishop's intervention," he said.<p>"Julie Bishop's intervention was extremely powerful and an attractive …

Tools

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Five former criminals who came to fame in the art world after a life of crime

A former armed robber has won the prestigious Archibald Prize, with his portrait of the barrister who inspired the ABC TV smash hit Rake and …

Crime

The Sydney Morning Herald

US presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has handed over a statement of his wealth, saying he is worth $10 billion. But Forbes magazine says he is …

Broadband Privacy Rules Coming Soon, FCC Chairman Says

The Federal Communications Commission intends to move forward with new privacy rules for broadband providers this fall, Chairman Tom Wheeler said …

Net Neutrality

The dazzling GIF art of SPYROGIF

One of the great GIF maestros of our time.<p>More at spyrogif.tumblr.com, or you can follow him on Twitter.

Xeni Jardin

Pressure on Tony Abbott to explain whether Australian officials paid people smugglers

Initially Mr Abbott told 3AW radio: "I just don't want to go into details"<p>He then said: "The Australian government will do whatever we need to do to …

Australia

Bradley Wiggins’ team rebut rule-bending accusations in hour record

• Member of Alex Dowsett’s team claimed bike ‘wasn’t in production’<br>• ‘Every bit of bike was approved by UCI,’ says team member<p>Key members of the bike and coaching team behind Sir Bradley Wiggins’ hour record have poured cold water on claims that the aerodynamic bike used to beat Alex Dowsett’s time …

Monastery of Corvey officially declared World Heritage | DW | 26.05.2015

On Tuesday, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee, Minister of State Maria Böhmer, …

Europe

Austrian teenager convicted of planning a bomb attack | DW | 26.05.2015

The teenager of Turkish origin pleaded guilty to terror charges in front of a Vienna court on Monday.<p>According to the prosecution, the boy intended …

Extremism

How much did this Sydney house sell for?

This three bedroom house went up for auction in Sydney earlier today.<p>It sits on a 697 square metre block, with parking space for two cars.<p>The agents …

Real Estate

Snapchat's cheeky attempts to poach rivals' employees revealed

‘Not sleeping well?’ social networking firm asks Airbnb employees – before suggesting they apply for a job<p>Snapchat is using its own app to hint to employees of rival firms that they should leave their jobs and work in Los Angeles with the social network.<p>The firm has inserted cheeky geofilters – …

'One of Tamim's best innings' - Shakib

Bangladesh v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Mirpur<p>Mushfiqur Rahim was surprised to get the Man-of-the-Match award after Friday's first ODI against Pakistan. He …

Sri Lanka

Fact check: Does halal certification fund terrorism?

Companies that get products halal certified have been targets of a campaign that claims halal certification funds terrorism.<p>Conducted largely through …

Muslim Brotherhood

Australians remember 100 years since Armenian death marches

As Australia gears up for the 100th anniversary of Gallipoli, another bloody centenary is being marked.<p>One-and-a-half million Armenians and other …

Pope Francis

Wicked Campers' 'disgusting' slogans promote violence against women, say protesters

The controversial slogans on a Queensland-based company's campervans have sparked a protest in Brisbane.<p>A group called Wicked Pickets rallied in the …

Erosion eats into Broome coastal banks, threatens to expose burial site

There is concern that parts of the Broome peninsula are eroding at such a rate that burial sites will be exposed if action is not taken.<p>For decades, …

High-rise buildings banned on strip shopping centres in Melbourne's leafy east

She said the change would allow for medium-rise development, and would mean residents and developers had certainty about what was allowed.<p>"The …

Australia

Microsoft Surface 3 Vs Surface Pro 3: What's The Difference?

The new Surface 3 is a great surprise. Unlike most high profile devices these days, Microsoft got the smaller, lighter and cheaper version of its excellent Surface Pro 3 out of the door without a single leak. But given the two machines look virtually identical, what exactly are the differences …

The Real Cost Of 10 Iconic TV Show Apartments

One of the world's greatest mysteries is how the <i>hell</i> Carrie Bradshaw could afford that gorgeous Upper East Side apartment (and many a Manolo …

37 incredible drone photos from across the globe that would be totally illegal today

One of the most interesting ways to utilize drone technology is photography. Photographer Amos Chapple knows this better than most. As soon as consumer drones came on the market, Chapple knew he needed one. After purchasing one and learning how to fly it, he began traveling the globe, photographing …

Islamic State: Militants storm Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp in Syrian capital Damascus

The Islamic State group has stormed the Yarmuk refugee camp in southern Damascus, capturing large parts of the Palestinian haven and demonstrating …

Middle East

Man charged with assaulting 12-year-old on bus from Darlinghurst to Waverley

A 65-year-old man has been refused bail after he allegedly assaulted a 12-year-old girl and made sexual remarks to her while she was catching a bus …

Thailand PM Prayuth says he will 'probably execute' journalists who do not report 'truth'

Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha has lashed out at journalists, saying he would "probably just execute" those who did "not report the truth".<p>The …

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …