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Sat 18 Jan 2020

Secretive Nutella billionaire’s risky move

Secretive Nutella billionaire’s risky move

He’s behind one of the best-loved products on the planet. But $31.5 billion rich-lister Giovanni Ferrero could end up gambling it all.

Wed 18 Dec 2019

Brits return stolen Aboriginal artefacts

Brits return stolen Aboriginal artefacts

Indigenous Australians will welcome the return of sacred artefacts from a British museum after they were stolen more than a century ago.

Mon 2 Dec 2019

Today in history: December 2

Today in history: December 2

After escaping prison, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was killed in a 20-minute shootout with security forces on this day in 1993.

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Today in History: November 29

Today in History: November 29

US Navy Lieutenant Richard E Byrd made the first aircraft flight over the South Pole on this day in 1929.

Thu 28 Nov 2019

Today in History: November 28

Today in History: November 28

Women voted for the first time anywhere in the world on this day in 1893 in a national election in New Zealand.

Fri 22 Nov 2019

Today in History: November 22

Today in History: November 22

US President John F Kennedy was assassinated on this day in 1963 while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas.

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