News National Top Stories – Tuesday 6 October 2015
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Top Stories – Tuesday 6 October 2015

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A home for sale in Kew, Melbourne.
Aussie homebuyers ‘being crunched by Chinese investors’: expert

Investors with deep pockets are moving into prime city suburbs and locking out local buyers, says a leading property figure. Read more.

Bill ShortenLabor itching to sin bin Malcolm Turnbull on penalty rates

ANALYSIS: The PM is treading carefully on stripping penalty rates from workers, and Labor is waiting to pounce on any missteps. Read more.

 

ShutterstockHow the future of our sex lives could be … robotic

When futurists gaze into their crystal balls, buxom androids and brawny cyborgs wink back, suggests new research. Read more.

 

Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar.What motivated this 15yo schoolboy to kill? The search for answers

Investigators are working to understand what led an unknown teen gunman to kill a stranger in the name of Islam. Read more.

 

Interest ratesTwo-minute guide to interest rates: what they are, why they matter

You could be about to have less money, or more, thanks to the RBA. This is everything you’ll ever need to know about interest rates. Read more.

 

nicole-kidman-tom-cruise-adopted-kidsCruise-Kidman kids found lives away from the fame. Where are they now?

They were a big part of the Tom and Nicole story. Now one of them has made news of her own, but neither parent was there to celebrate. Read more.

 

JordanOn the buzzer: the 10 closest finishes in sporting history

Sunday’s thrilling NRL decider got us thinking about the most exciting finishes in world sport. Here are 10 of the best. Read more.

 

small-pig-shutterstockScientists have created tiny, tiny pigs. You can have one as a pet

Don’t want a dog or cat? No problem. Researchers have invented pigs the size of a Corgi. Coming soon to a backyard near you. Read more.

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