News National Top Stories – Wednesday 20 January, 2016
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Top Stories – Wednesday 20 January, 2016

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planetary alignmentSpectacular, rare space event will be visible from Earth

Here’s how to get an amazing view of five planets during this abnormal celestial event. And on this occasion, you won’t need a telescope. Read more.

 

GettyThe room boom: why Airbnb is about to explode

The astounding growth rate of the online accommodation service continues apace. Its projections for 2016 are phenomenal. Read more.

 

GettyThis report is a game-changer for the future of the Australian workforce

Our workforce is woefully underprepared for the future. Find out if your job will survive and how to future-proof your career. Read more.

 

Lleyton HewittFiery Hewitt outfoxes Duckworth with a blast from the past

This legend of Australian tennis has done something he hasn’t been able to do since 2010 for a dream start to his fairytale farewell. Read more.

 

YouTubeTorching of vegan food in lamb ad officially deemed ‘humorous’

Find out what the Advertising Standards Bureau made of the controversial advertisement’s vegan joke and use of the word ‘boomerang’. Read more.

 

Getty‘It was blown out of proportion’: Gayle fires off bitter farewell rant

Chris Rogers and Andrew Flintoff weren’t the only people on the receiving end of the West Indian batsman’s parting shot. Read more.

 

EDM-cloud-190116-newdailyA super storm is headed this way. Here’s when it could strike

It’s cloudy skies ahead for the superannuation sector. These are the proposed government changes that are worrying the experts. Read more.

 

angela basset chi raqOscars, take note. Here’s 17 black actors who deserved recognition

An all-white acting nominations list has prompted a boycott of the prestigious ceremony. These performances deserve awards. Read more.

 

GettyThe moment Tsonga lost his cool with a pack of boisterous supporters

Frustration boils over in heated exchange with umpire, plus one of the worst challenges in tennis history and an odd piece of equipment. Read more.