News National Top Stories – Monday 7 March, 2016

Top Stories – Monday 7 March, 2016

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Abbott CredlinCredlin’s public abuse of Abbott was ‘embarrassing to witnesses’: book

From swearing at Tony Abbott over the phone to embarrassing him on diplomatic missions, a new book exposes Peta Credlin’s failings. Read more


GettyFresh hope as a third jet fragment found ahead of MH370 anniversary

Just days after a jet fragment washed up, investigators are assessing a fresh discovery, this time found in the MH370 ‘drift zone’. Read more


tennisTennis stars in open warfare after Tomic attacks Kyrgios in public

Bernard Tomic questions the honesty of Nick Kyrgios, openly questioning his claim that he was too sick to compete in a Davis Cup tie. Read more

plebiscite promised‘Chaos and division’ on show as PM fails to support gay marriage pledge

A promise to hold a vote on gays marriage before year’s end hits first hurdle just hours later, as PM slaps down George Brandis. Read more


orangesPackaging and selling peeled oranges is ‘convenience gone mad’

A photo of peeled oranges in plastic boxes at a supermarket triggers a global argument about convenience versus waste. Read more


Vintage globe with push pinsWhat does your name mean? New site shows origins of your surname

This free search engine has a treasure trove of information on surnames from all over the world. Find out all about yours here. Read more


GettyWorld beater: Aussie bouncer wins same boxing title as Ali, Tyson

World-beater Lucas Browne is the world heavyweight champion, but he used to be a bouncer who once dodged bullets at work. Read more


missy higgins homeSongwriter Missy Higgins sells warehouse for chart-topping profit

Weekend property wrap: star singer cashes in while clearance rates show signs of cooling despite strength in Melbourne and Sydney. Read more


GettyFive personal finance apps that will save you time and money

These easy-to-use apps make paying bills and handling your bank accounts easier than ever. And, many of them are free to use. Read more

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