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Woolworths underpayments rise, profit dips

Woolworths' staff underpayments have jumped to $315 million across a larger number of employees than initially thought, with the figure potentially rising further once a review into the nine-year scandal is complete.

Virgin reduces fleet, forecasts virus hit

Virgin Australia is slashing its Tigerair fleet and cutting back on flights to rein in costs as the coronavirus cruels demand for leisure destinations and its budget airline's routes.

Greens push 'common sense' RFS fund bill

The Greens will put forward legislation to ensure $52 million donated to the NSW Rural Fire Service via a Celeste Barber-inspired online bushfire appeal is used to help torched communities and animals.

US braces for threat of virus outbreak

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has alerted Americans to begin preparing for the spread of coronavirus in the United States after infections surfaced in several more countries.

German driver injured 61 at carnival

Security has been stepped up at some German carnival processions after a local man ploughed his car into a parade, injuring 61 people, including 20 children.