News National Top Stories – Wednesday 6 April, 2016
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Top Stories – Wednesday 6 April, 2016

APRA to ease lending
The tighter restrictions have put the brakes on the property market. Photo: AAP
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AAPThree Aussie men named among the world’s biggest tax villains

Here’s how a former ATO official, a famous fraudster and a banned stock trader ended up in the infamous Panama Papers. Read more

 

big four banksBank regulator warns of dodgy practices ‘eerily similar’ to pre-GFC

Secret documents reveal the big four put us at risk of a property bubble burst in 2007. The problem may now be even worse. Read more

 

Network TenWaleed Aly’s Gold Logie nomination slammed by his television ‘peers’

Here’s why the television industry has been surprisingly hesitant to celebrate multi-talented star of The Project. Read more

 

ABC logoABC at risk of budget cuts to investigative journalism, fact checking

The government is accused of secretly wanting to hamstring the broadcaster’s ability to hold powerful politicians to account. Read more

 

The move will not affect liquor sales at Aldi stores.Aldi shoppers threaten boycott over controversial item

The supermarket chain has been inundated with complaints from customers. They’re furious the German chain is still selling this product. Read more

 

GettyWhy everyone in professional tennis seems to hate Maria Sharapova

Backlash on tour against suspended star continues, with the Russian dubbed ‘arrogant, conceited, cold and unlikeable’. Read more

 

AAPPanama Papers: how Malcolm Turnbull can take immediate action

ANALYSIS: The PM is staying quiet on this huge financial scandal, amid calls for decisive action. There’s one simple thing he could do. Read more

 

sydney trainThe violent public transport ‘epidemic’ no one wants to talk about

The problem is allegedly so extreme, some experts are calling for segregation on trains to protect commuters from ‘thugs and perverts’. Read more

 

GettyFor these people, the property plunge is already underway

It’s bad news for landlords, but these telling statistics have renters around the nation rubbing their hands together. Read more

 

asthma inhalerPromising treatment provides new hope for severe asthma sufferers

Doctors hope this simple procedure will improve the lives of thousands and reduce the need for frequent inhaler use. Read more

 

Getty How to boost the balance of your retirement fund by 68 per cent

Growing your superannuation massively may be as easy as making a phone call, according to a group of expert data analysts. Read more

 

will.i.amDon’t talk about yourself’: rapper’s bizarre demands leaked

Will.i.am was left red-faced when a journalist leaked this embarrassing document, but it’s not the most outlandish request we’ve seen. Read more