News National Top Stories: Thursday, 25 February 2016

Top Stories: Thursday, 25 February 2016

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egg-yolk-edmHere’s what really happens to your ‘fresh’ food before it hits the shelves

Gassed, waxed, preserved in chemicals and injected with unnatural colouring. Our favourite produce might not be what it seems Read more


CORRECTION Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce poses for photos after a press conference in Sydney on August 20, 2015. Australia carrier Qantas roared back into the black in a stunning turnaround of fortunes driven by aggressive cost-cutting, while placing an order for eight Boeing Dreamliners. AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Qantas is making a bucketload, but passengers are paying for it

Airline profits continue to fly sky high as they make huge cost savings. So why are ticket prices still rising? We investigate Read more


Young couple sitting in outdoor caf

Been putting on weight lately? You might want to talk to your partner

Ok, get ready for that chat. It’s not the toilet seat this time, or your smelly socks. What you’re up to is hurting his or her waistline Read more


fitbit-edmThe trendy piece of technology that’s blowing Apple out of the water

It’s selling twice as many units as its Apple rival and it’s much, much cheaper. Here’s why it strides ahead of the competition Read more


EDM-SMG-240216-newdailySarah Michelle Gellar could return to a classic role in TV reboot

The superstar Buffy actress is poised to reprise one of her most famous acting gigs in a remake of this raunchy cult classic Read more


tap-water-picHere’s where to get the best-tasting tap water in Australia

The chemicals you consume in your tap water might surprise you, but they shouldn’t affect the taste, experts say Read more


EDM-gallery-2-240216-newdailyBreathtaking photos created with ‘imagination, craft and skill’

These incredible pictures, many of them taken by amateur photographers, will inspire you to get out your camera and start snapping Read more


PM-edmANALYSIS: PM’s proposed changes to super are unfair, discriminatory

The government needs to fix the budget, but the victims of “opt-out” super are women and young workers, writes Mark Skulley Read more


cricketWhy Australia’s No.1 Test ranking is just an illusion

The rankings say we’re the best after a clean sweep in New Zealand – but Steve Smith’s men are far from the finished article Read more