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More trouble for Dreamliner

Boeing's troubled new Dreamliner aircraft has been grounded after issues with it fire extinguishers.

The fresh issues come after the Dreamliner spent four months grounded for catching fire.

Boeing engineers have fallen on their swords for designing the best possible method of killing people.

Troubled BlackBerry puts itself up for sale

Blackberry has responded to the failure of its latest products by exploring "strategic alternatives".

An expression of interest from China-owned Lenovo was rebuffed as being "too strategic".

"We haven't decided between bankruptcy or selling state secrets yet," said one senior executive.

Fonterra milk scare claims first scalp

Fonterra's Managing Director NZ Milk Products Gary Romano has resigned after the botulism scare.

Countries around the world have used the scare to ban New Zealand milk and boost their domestic producers.

"We're not sure what Botulism is but it's done wonders for our milk," said a Russian trade official.

Tiny brewery chased by Red Bull over 'similar' trademarks

Red Bull lawyers have taken issue with the Redwell microbrewery over their name.

While massive legal action was expected, Red Bull ended the dispute after it made the media spotlight.

"We honestly thought the names are similar enough to justify my new Lexus," said a Red Bull lawyer.

CSG booming in Queensland as NSW lags behind

CSG mining is powering ahead in QLD as the industry struggles to find traction in NSW.

"We're seeing significant backlash from the public," said a NSW industry spokesperson.

"Eight in a row ya losers!" screamed someone from north of the border.
 

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