News National Top Stories – Tuesday 22 December, 2015
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Top Stories – Tuesday 22 December, 2015

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Getty Time doesn’t pay: government considers slashing weekend penalties

Turnbull urged to cut penalty rates for weekend workers, but unions say it will damage the livelihoods of millions. Read more.

stonerslothThe worst ads of 2015 – from stoned tree dwellers to Holden hoons

The internet skewered an anti-drugs ad, but it may not have been the dopiest of 2015. Here are the nominees, from Woolies to ING. Read more.

commodore-211215-newdailyRevealed: entrepreneur’s secret bid to save the Holden Commodore

An interview with this Belgian businessman has uncovered a plot to rescue the local icon and produce ‘premium’ vehicles in Australia. Read more.

miss universe mistakeMiss World announces wrong winner. World asks, why does this still exist?

A contestant being forced to hand back her crown due to an error by the host wasn’t the only embarrassment. We count the others. Read more.

 

Michelle-PayneThe highs, the lows: TND’s best and worst sporting moments of 2015

Grief, joy, heartbreak and disgrace – here’s how we remembered one of the most dramatic sporting years in recent memory. Read more.

7046648-3x2-940x627Leo vs the bear: it ‘took months’ to perfect bear mauling, actor says

Leonardo DiCaprio opens up about the most shocking scene in a film which challenges even the toughest movie-goers. Read more.

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‘High chance’ of a cyclone in north Queensland this Christmas

Emergency services warn residents to reconsider their plans with a possible cyclone and heavy rain expected later this week. Read more.

 

Sepp Blatter ‘I will fight’: Blatter vows to challenge 8-year ban for ethical breaches

The most powerful man in football and his protege have been handed suspensions as police investigate $2.8m payment deal. Read more.

 

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SPONSORED: Still stuck? Homegrown Christmas gifts for under $100

Last minute shoppers – don’t stress. Go easy on your bankcard and support local businesses with this handy present list. Read more.