News National Top stories – Monday, 24 August 2015
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Top stories – Monday, 24 August 2015

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House for sale in Warren

Forget big city home prices. We find houses available for $12k

Not all houses cost you 30 years of debt. But the really cheap ones tell us a disturbing truth about Australian in 2015. Read more.

 

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Train crew flee as US tourists overpower gunman

Like the script of an action film, tourists take down a gunman on board an express train after the French crew runs away. Read more.

 

 

Intergenerational Report

Ten secrets to pay less for everything

We know. Haggling isn’t part of the Aussie culture and isn’t fun, but these tips for politely requesting a better price can really pay off. Read more.

 

 

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Two of these will boost your brain power

It’s not a drug. There are no electric shocks. This common skill gives you razor-sharp mental focus and keeps mind healthier for longer. Read more.

 

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‘Young workers most vulnerable’ as we enter the digital age

As technology changes everything, young people are the most vulnerable workers, say experts. Here’s how to be prepared. Read more.

 

smart-routerThis exciting new device will supercharge your internet

Australia lags in global internet speeds, but a new black box for your living room could strap a rocket onto your downloads. Read more.

 

ANZ

ANZ tells customers to fork out more for rewards points

ANZ Bank headlines our weekly wrap of the latest price changes credit cards, home loans and deposits in the financial services market. Read more.

 

Apple car

Apple working on touchscreen window for secret car project

Apple’s windscreen could be up to 50 inches wide and gesture-controlled, suggests a leaked document. Read more.

 

Hodge-WingardAFL: Why Luke Hodge and Nat Fyfe need to use their heads

Two champions are in danger of letting their teams down – again. It’s time Nat Fyfe and Luke Hodge showed some discipline. Read more.

 

Greg-InglisNRL: Injury carnage leaves the NRL a war of attrition

The stars went down like nine-pins in Round 24. We look at how the heavyweights are placed now the dust has settled. Read more.