Germany is expecting up to 300,000 refugees to arrive in the country this year, the head of its migration department says.
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has released an ad which questions Donald Trump's efforts to appeal to black voters.
The case for raising US interest rates is growing on the back of improvements in the labour market and expectations of economic growth.
New survey results are the latest sign that UK households are largely taking the decision to leave the European Union in their stride.
A fall in the price for almonds from record levels has dragged down Select Harvests' annual profit by 40 per cent.
Australian companies have posted weaker earnings in FY16 but a subdued growth outlook and rising competition could undermine a recovery this year
Bedding and home furnishing brand Adairs' profits have jumped 18.9 per cent, beating forecasts.
A decision on whether ALP emails sought by police investigating leaked NBN information will be left to the Senate, the communications minister says.
Vacuum retailer Godfreys' profit has plunged 36 per cent, but it believes new stores and online sales will boost earnings this year.
Australians continue to drink less soft drinks while consuming more water, dairy and energy drinks, Coca-Cola Amatil says.
Revenue expectations for the national broadband network have gone up while the forecast maximum cost has been by $2 billion to $54 billion.
Cabcharge says its bottom line has been hit by the costs of regulatory changes, not losing market share to new players.
Chairman Peter Cosgrove says "we have moved a long way towards transforming APN into a radio and outdoor media company" as he unveiled a big half year loss.
The owner of The Star and the Gold Coast's Jupiters casinos has lifted profit while handling the disruption caused by refurbishments and construction.
Snail mail continues its decline but Australia Post has returned to profitability thanks to changes to its letter service and growth in parcel delivery.

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