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The Aussie mum dressing celeb kids

Jess Baird launched Atelier Child shortly after the birth of her youngest child. Picture: Michelle Proctor SHE’S the Aussie mum dressing celebrity children around the world, getting handwritten thank you notes from the likes of Liv Tyler and social media love from Coco Rocha, Tiffani Thiessen and Megan Gale. Sydney …

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Chance to buy a $200,000 pub for $25

This German beer garden in Newcastle could be yours for the price of a raffle ticket. This entire pub is up for grabs in a raffle that could change someone’s fortunes dramatically. Newcastle’s James Sneddon is selling the German beer garden he started three years ago, Das Hund Haus — …

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McDonald’s new uniforms spark ridicule

McDonald’s customers have come to expect bright and cheery uniforms on staff. Picture:Peter Clark McDONALD’S has sparked ridicule with its drab new uniforms, which have drawn comparisons to North Korea’s totalitarian regime. The grey-toned shirts and aprons, worn by employees in the United States, are a dramatic change from the …

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Blunder to cost YouTube billions

Alphabet Inc’s YouTube said on Thursday it would place ads on videos only if they reach 10,000 views as it tries to weed out channels that make money by stealing content from other sources. YOUTUBE’S inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavoury videos is threatening to transform a rising star …

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Easy ways to make cash online

AFTER finishing up a year of working holiday visas in Australia and New Zealand, my boyfriend at the time and I decided to hitchhike southbound from Canada to Mexico. Of course, we didn’t have work visas there, and it wasn’t long before we realised that — even if we had …

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Mum turns dinner battle into huge fortune

Parents turn to eating coaches to get their children to vary their diet and eat healthier foods. WSJ contributor Bonnie Rochman has the details on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty Rachel Grantham with her children Ava, 6, and Jack, 3. Picture: Richard Dobson MOST parents will recognise feelings of intense guilt …

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‘Where’s my money?’: Workers rage

On A Current Affair, pastry king Adriano Zumbo has been accused of ripping off hard working employees. Courtesy: Nine Network Adriano Zumbo is facing claims his company has repeatedly failed to pay his workers. AUSTRALIA’S self-styled Willy Wonka, Adriano Zumbo, is facing claims his company has repeatedly failed to pay …

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Roxy cancels gig after kissing catch-out

Roxy Jacenko tcategorically stated she’s ‘not single’, saying she’s still committed to her jailed husband Oliver Curtis. Courtesy: The Morning Show/Channel Seven Oliver Curtis behind bars. Picture: John Grainger DAYS after being caught kissing former lover Nabil Gazalwhile husband Oliver Curtis languishes behind bars, Roxy Jacenko has conveniently postponed an …

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$1.5 billion empire under threat

One of Officeworks’ first stores, at Ringwood in 1994, the year the chain was launched. IT ALL started with a single store in Melbourne, now Officeworks is being billed as a “mini Bunnings” worth up to $1.5 billion. The office supplies chain owned by Wesfarmers looks set for what promises …

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What it’s like to work for Roxy Jacenko

Roxy Jacenko is hiring. ROXY Jacenko is on the hunt for a publicist to join her headline-grabbing PR firm Sweaty Betty. The self-confessed workaholic, who famously worked throughout her treatment for breast cancer last year, is known for her hands-on approach to running her business, and fosters a close working …

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