News National Top Stories: Thursday, 11 February 2016

Top Stories: Thursday, 11 February 2016

Porsche 911 GT3 RS
Porsche: tweaking emissions systems. Getty
Twitter Facebook Reddit Pinterest Email

zika-babyWorst fears for pregnant Queensland mum realised with Zika diagnosis

As authorities brace for a local outbreak, one family comes to grips with a diagnosis that would strike fear into any expectant parents Read more


Shopping cart in grocery store aisle

The real reason supermarkets love it when you buy home brand goods

Big brands are taking a beating at the hands of their no-frills rivals. These are the dominant products – and they’re not all from Aldi Read more


EDM-maloney-100216-newdailyHow Kate’s property investment dream became a nightmare

This award-winning housing investor had a portfolio worth millions. Now, she owes millions. Here’s how it all went wrong Read more


child model 3‘World’s most beautiful girl’, 10, targeted by internet creeps

Kristina Pimenova is on her way to being a top supermodel, but her massive online following has some people concerned for her safety Read more


wbool-edmThis town inspired the most touching Aussie film since Happy Feet

In part four of our exclusive series, we reveal a city with a small town feel, and a gorgeous little coastal town with a gateway to the world Read more


medicare-edmMedicare overhaul ‘could lead to Americanised health system’

Opponents of a privatisation scheme say it’s a ‘national treasure’ that must be protected. The government says it’s stuck in the 1980s Read more


orangutan-100216-newdaily-1Breastfeeding mother shares incredible moment with orangutan

It was supposed to be quiet, private time with her son, but what happened next turned the intimate occasion into a public spectacle Read more


warren-robb-edmShock retirements force Turnbull into cabinet reshuffle as election looms

More turbulence inside the government as two senior figures resign while the PM is priming his team to fight the ALP in a general election Read more


beyonce 1Inside Beyonce’s $10,000 a night Airbnb rental property

While in San Francisco for the Super Bowl, the pop diva stayed in this five-bedroom home. You decide if it’s worth the price tag Read more


porche-edmWant a new car? Now you can import one yourself

The relaxation of car import restrictions offers greater choice for consumers, but the weaker Aussie dollar remains a speedhump Read more