News National Top Stories – Saturday 27 February, 2016

Top Stories – Saturday 27 February, 2016

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bali bombingAuthorities issue travel warning amid terrorist attack fears in Bali, Malaysia

Threats of ‘indiscriminate’ violence prompt new warnings for a number of hugely popular travel destinations in southeast Asia. Read more.

 

lg g5This innovative new device is the best thing to happen since the iPhone

Samsung dominated this week’s headlines with the much-hyped Galaxy S7. But all eyes should have been on its revolutionary rival. Read more.

GettyWhy Big Bash presenter Mel McLaughlin is leaving Channel Ten

Two months after the infamous ‘don’t blush baby’ incident, this accomplished reporter has called it quits. Here’s where she’s going next. Read more.

 

Receivers Ferrier Hodgson said it was a disappointing outcome.These are the big brands that could follow Dick Smith into oblivion

A growing list of household names have vacated the retail world. Popular stores like Masters and Borders are just the start. Read more.

 

EDM-oscars-260216-newdailyOscars 2016: we pick the winners and they’re not who you’d might expect

It’s not all about Leo. We’re tipping some promising Hollywood newcomers to beat their esteemed competition to the top prizes. Read more.

 

Malcolm TurnbullHow Malcolm Turnbull spurned his most devoted supporters

Plus, the latest scare campaigns and Glenn Lazarus’ preference for McDonald’s over dinner with the PM in The Political Weekly. Read more.

 

EDM-mkr-chloe-and-kelly-bust-up-260216-newdailyMKR duo sacked over controversial ‘cheap shot’ in questionable article

Reality stars complain about ‘personal attacks’ after they penned a scathing restaurant review advising diners to ‘try pizza instead’. Read more.

 

GettyHolden says ‘no’ to entrepreneur’s bid to save the company in Australia

A proposal to secure classic brand’s SA operations has been rejected, despite some powerful political supporters. Read more.

 

ABCTreaty hopes as First Nations begin historic negotiations

Indigenous people have requested a Canadian- or NZ-style deal. And the minister wants to ‘step up’ and make it happen. Read more.

 

Lawry-game-overOne of the greatest ever games of cricket you never saw

Bill Lawry, the prime minister and a seemingly insurmountable run chase. One of the game’s starring players tells us the story from his perspective. Read more.

 

Whyalla steelworks in South AustraliaWhy Canberra should be concerned about South Australia’s big battle

There’s more at stake in the potential collapse of this industry than a ‘Whyalla wipeout’. Here’s why the PM needs to step in. Read more.