News National Top Stories – Monday 11 January, 2016

Top Stories – Monday 11 January, 2016

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CostcoShoppers are quenching their thirst for bargains at the Costco mirage

This strange, almost cult-like budget supermarket business is booming. Here are the big secrets behind the store’s success. Read more.


Marie RowlandThis woman wants Tony Abbott’s seat. And she’s confident she can get it

Surprise candidate puts her hand up to run for the seat of Warringah in NSW, held by the former Prime Minister for the past 16 years. Read more.


GettyIf another global financial crisis hits, Australia will suffer badly. Here’s why

Last week’s stock exchange drama could be the beginning of a global economic crisis. And this time, it would be devastating Down Under. Read more.


Bob-OatleyOne of Australia’s richest people Bob Oatley dies at 87

The wine entrepreneur and Hamilton Island owner’s iconic yacht Wild Oats XI won the Sydney to Hobart eight times. Read more.


Elle KingIt’s almost impossible to guess the famous father of this rising rock star

Elle King has a killer voice, a hit single and a dad you might recognise from some of the biggest comedy films of the past two decades. Read more.


el chapo guzman pennHow a Hollywood actor caught the world’s most notorious fugitive

Actor Sean Penn leads security forces to the hideout of drug lord ‘El Chapo’ after going to the most extreme lengths to track him down. Read more.


Tomic-KyrgiosBoys to men: how Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic shocked tennis fans

Once dubbed the ‘brat pack’ of Aussie tennis, the rising stars look set for an impressive 2016 on the court after both beating top 10 players. Read more.

GettyC-bomb? That’s nothing. Our politicians have said much, much worse

Senator David Leyonhjelm’s foul mouth reminds us of our elected representatives’ proud history of saying the wrong thing. Read more.