News National Top Stories – Tuesday 1 March 2016

Top Stories – Tuesday 1 March 2016

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is moved to tears during the interview with Stan Grant.Malcolm Turnbull feels the squeeze from twin leadership threats

ANALYSIS: The Prime Minister is fighting a two-front political war. Together, these enemies could destroy the government. Read more


GettyThe mesmerising Oscars dress that made jaws drop

Some of the gowns were gorgeous and some missed the mark entirely – but there was one clear red carpet winner. Read more

Q&A‘What you are saying right now is quite offensive to me and my family’

Daughter of same-sex parents slams the head of the Australian Christian Lobby over these comments he made on live TV. Read more


YouTubeWoman arrested after brandishing severed head near busy train station

A nanny has been charged with murder of a toddler after CCTV footage showed her wandering the streets and screaming at police. Read more


e-cigarette-injuries‘Catastrophic’ explosions prompt e-cigarette warnings

This woman is lucky to be alive after one of the devices exploded in her face, engulfing her car in flames. It’s not the first such incident. Read more


shadybusinessThe amount of money you can have is decided inside this boardroom

ANALYSIS: A banking bombshell highlights the dangers of putting our trust in bureaucrats operating behind closed doors. Read more


AAPEverything’s gone wrong, yet this woman’s team just keep on winning

They’ve been liquidated, revived, lost their star coach and haven’t been paid properly. But, somehow, they’re also winning finals. Read more


George Pell gives evidenceChurch made ‘enormous mistakes’, George Pell tells survivors

Cardinal says the instinct among priests was to protect the church from shame and ignore allegations made by children. Read more


GettyThe most heartwarming Oscars moments you probably didn’t notice

From Hollywood’s coolest little star to Michael Keaton’s raucous celebration and tears for Leo, these are the unofficial highlights. Read more


TwitterAstronauts’ return could unlock the key to surviving a trip to Mars

Two astronauts are expected to return to Earth with a treasure trove of information, including these aerial pictures of the Earth. Read more


Above urban MelbourneSuper funds warn govt against $15 billion infrastructure hole

Industry super funds invest billions in things like roads, tunnels and bridges. But a new government plan threatens that investment. Read more