News National Top Stories – Monday 2 November, 2015

Top Stories – Monday 2 November, 2015

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egypt russian plane crash ‘We shot down Russian jet,’ says terror group as questions mount

Major airlines start bypassing the area which saw an airliner downed on Saturday as officials work to understand what caused the tragedy. Read more.


Fame-GameWe pick the winner of the 2015 Melbourne Cup

This year’s Melbourne Cup looms as a nightmare for tipsters. Thankfully, we’ve taken the hard work out of it. Read more.


Jarryd-HayneHayne fairytale becomes a horror story after 49ers swing axe

He was poised to become a giant of world sport, an Aussie who conquered the NFL. But without warning the script was changed. Read more.


A man wearing a Prime Minister Tony Abbott mask at a Oxfam protest against climate change outside Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING Beyond Tony Abbott: these climate villains should be next to go

ANALYSIS: Enemies of climate change reform are dropping like flies. But there are plenty more powerful opponents of meaningful climate change action. Read more.


SBW SonnyBillWilliamsWorldCupMedal-619-386Sonny Bill Williams’ amazing act of World Cup kindness

He just became a world champion, but the thrill of victory didn’t stop Sonny Bill giving away his newly-won prize possession. Read more.


sydney cbd storm Destructive storms, high winds lash Vic, NSW, destroying houses

Violent weather strikes parts of eastern Australia with a ‘mini tornado’ hitting Victoria and severe hail pelting parts of Sydney. Read more.


Bloomberg analysts believe the RBA will keep interests rates on hold amid weak business spending. All eyes on RBA as talk of a shock rate cut intensifies

A surprise rate cut will be welcomed by many, but don’t race out to spend it. There’s one reason you may not see a penny of it. Read more.


Bank notesAs big banks hike rates, here’s how to find a cheaper, smaller bank

The big-four banks have angered customers with recent interest rate rises. Smaller or online banks could be a better option. Read more.


Wikimedia Commons This is the story of the greatest shark that ever lived

An enormous hurricane is believed to have dredged up the Megashark, one of our ocean’s deadliest predators. Read more.

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