News National Top Stories: Wednesday, January 6

Top Stories: Wednesday, January 6

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chrisgaylepicThis isn’t the first time: Chris Gayle’s past rears its head

Cricketer’s prior behaviour exposed as female sports journalists reveal how they’ve been treated like ‘sex objects’. Read more.


mel-mclaughlin-the-project-twitter‘To be honest, it’s a bit disappointing’: Mel McLaughlin speaks out

After enduring highly inappropriate comments live on air from batsman Chris Gayle – all she wants to do is talk about cricket. Read more.



If someone you know owns a hoverboard, they must read this

The New Daily has spoken to experts investigating the house fire caused by one of these electric toys. The warnings are dire. Read more.


mel mclaughlin comebacks image‘Don’t call me baby’: comebacks Mel McLaughlin could have used

The seasoned reporter was poised and professional, but we’ve come up with 11 sassy alternatives to her polite stoicism. Read more.


kidspicSouth Australian community reeling from family drowning tragedy

As details emerge about Damien Little and his young sons, residents of Port Lincoln recall a ‘normal Aussie bloke’ and rally behind the wife he left behind. Read more.


chineseinvestorsChina, Europe and the US have taken a hit. Our assets are next

ANALYSIS: Markets around the world have had their worst start to the year in decades. Here’s what it means for Australia. Read more.


briggsturnbull-EDMPM: There’s no point investigating photo leak

Malcolm Turnbull says Jamie Briggs has already paid a ‘heavy price’. Find out what he did – or didn’t – say about Peter Dutton’s ‘mad witch’ SMS. Read more.


billshockStay cool: how to avoid a nasty summer energy bill shock

Nothing brings you back to reality quicker than a hefty post-Christmas utility bill. Here’s how to keep your costs as low as possible. Read more.