News National Top Stories – Monday 25 January, 2016

Top Stories – Monday 25 January, 2016

Mr Abbott has remained in the spotlight since being deposed as PM.
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20150915001177418212-original-800x533Tony Abbott defies advice, confirms he will stay in politics

Former PM says he’ll recontest his Sydney seat after ‘heartening encouragement’, but not everyone thinks it’s a good idea. Read more.


YouTubeThe speech hailed as Australia’s ‘Martin Luther King moment’

‘We are better than this’. These chilling, but powerful words from a proud Wiradjuri man are guaranteed to send shivers up your spine. Read more.


GavrilovaChannel 7 courts controversy, airing Dasha’s secret ‘cheat sheet’

TV network in hot water for exposing tennis player’s private documents during her heartbreaking fourth-round loss to Carla Suarez Navarro. Read more.


GettyThis big change in the property market is exciting first homebuyers

If you’ve been waiting for the perfect moment to buy your first home, the wait could be over. Here’s why it’s time to start thinking about it. Read more.


Nike's "NYC Street Tennis" EventNick Kyrgios confirms girlfriend rumours amid phone controversy

Tennis bad boy finally reveals his girlfriend’s identity as the fallout from his bizarre on-court telephone blunder continues. Read more.


Public pressure is mounting for the taxi industry to innovate.Why the taxi industry wants access to your phone and internet records

Cabbies could use your personal data as a new weapon in the war against Uber. Here’s how. Read more.


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Audiences thunderstruck by huge Big Bash finale

Sunday night’s epic MCG decider provided fans a fitting finale to a competition that looms as Australia’s next sporting juggernaut. Read more.


apsnowcarsglassesDeath toll rises as ‘snowzilla’ monster blizzard strikes the US

Australians are trapped overseas and many of America’s largest cities are at a standstill as more than 10,000 flights are cancelled. Read more.