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Fraser-Holmes follows Thorpe's footsteps

Everyone has heard of Ian Thorpe. Thomas Fraser‑Holmes? Not so much. But the Australian swimmer looks set to change all that after confirming at the...

Foley captors 'demanded $132m ransom'

Journalist James Foley's jihadist captors had demanded a ransom of 100 million euros -- $132 million -- for his release, his employer said Thursday...

Morrison clashes with Human Rights Commission on 'prison' comparisons

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison is expected to be interrogated about children being held in...

Ukraine president pledges to 'talk peace' with Putin

Ukraine's president said he will "talk peace" with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin by demanding the withdrawal of pro‑Kremlin...

 

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Wheat trims weekly decline as rains seen curbing crops

Wheat climbed for a second day to trim a weekly loss on speculation that the harvest in Canada, the world’s third‑biggest exporter, will slump...

Emerging stocks head for second weekly gain before Yellen speech

Emerging‑market stocks headed for a second weekly gain as technology shares rebounded before...

What's the secret to HP's PC sales success?

Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson discusses Hewlett‑Packard’s PC sales and revenue growth. He speaks on “Street...

Norway salmon farms can delay slaughter after Russian sanctions

Norway, the biggest salmon producer, will allow fish farmers to hold more stock and delay harvesting to...