News National Top Stories – Friday 11 September, 2015

Top Stories – Friday 11 September, 2015

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"Shut down UberX" shouted taxi drivers in protest.Cabbies take to the streets to slam competitor they helped create

‘Unreliable, expensive, unsafe.’ Cabbies make the same complaints about Uber that passengers have had about taxis for years Read more 

 

AppleApple unveils a bold new hybrid Steve Jobs would hate

This new product was the biggest news to come out of yesterday’s big launch. Not everyone’s impressed, but it could be a masterstroke Read more 

 

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‘It’s not fair’: World Cup star earns less than a Maccas worker

Laura Alleway is a World Cup veteran. She also has trouble making ends meet. Now, the outraged star and her teammates are saying ‘enough is enough’ Read more

 

japan flood rescue gettyTyphoon causes massive floods, 100,000 told to flee: in pictures

Japanese city ravaged by floods with millions of residents affected, warnings of worse to come. See dramatic images of the devastation Read more

 

How two Aussie kids rescued this Hollywood shocker

M. Night Shyamalan’s new movie could well have been the worst film of the year, if it Ed and Olivia hadn’t saved the day Read more

 

rupert murdoch national geographicRupert Murdoch buys National Geographic. The internet loses it

A bastion of environmental advocacy got sold to a climate change skeptic. These were the best satirical reactions on the web Read more

 

stringer1Eight key questions for the first week of the AFL finals

The regular season is over and now it’s time for the real stuff. Martin Blake tells you what’s going to happen Read more

 

The US is poised to cause economic mayhem. Why that’s a good thing

Australian shares are caught up in a global speculative frenzy that can produce few long-term winners, but it’s all about to end Read more

 

citroen2Coming soon: the best, weirdest and most amazing cars

A Bugatti that’s out of this world, a Cactus car made for surfers, a space age Peugeot, a teeny weeny convertible and a boot-load more Read more