News National Top stories – Saturday 9 April 2016
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Top stories – Saturday 9 April 2016

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Why Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson owe Waleed Aly an apology

ANALYSIS: Breakfast television has descended into a circus. But this exchange went much too far – even by their standards. Read more

 

big-4-banks-edm‘This string of scandals has to stop’: Labor’s big move against banks

The Opposition’s announcement could have a huge impact on the big four banks, even if the push for a royal commission is unsuccessful. Read more

EDM-brownMother accused of kidnapping joins Tara Brown in Beirut jail

Imprisoned 60 Minutes presenter and crew face investigation as family speaks out and alleged child-snatching footage emerges. Read more

Federal Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten, (left) and Labor Senator Sam Dastyari arrive at the NSW Young Labor conference, in Sydney, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. Mr Shorten spoke of the need to reduce the voting age to 16, to empower and re-engage younger Australians. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING

Labor takes a risk with declaration of war on big corporations

ANALYSIS: The Opposition is letting Senator Sam Dastyari throw stones at the multinationals. Here’s why it could cost them. Read more

JLAW AMY SCHUMER‘Stop calling us plus-size’: Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer lash out

The actresses are fuming after a week of revelations about Hollywood’s ridiculous body standards for women. Read more

Man texting with cell phone on dark patio

This bizarre trick will increase your iPhone’s storage space

We show you how to free up enough extra space on your smartphone for a extra downloads – without spending a cent. Read more

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 28: Adam Goodes of the Swans waves to the crowd during the 2012 AFL Grand Final Parade on September 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Lucas Dawson/Getty Images)

This inadequate farewell is apparently all Adam Goodes is going to get

ANALYSIS: A paltry send-off at an unimportant match is a sad way to celebrate the career of a sporting legend

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (L) and Treasurer Scott Morrison during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

Panama Papers leak exposes gaping hole in Australia’s tax system

Agencies are failing in their attempts to stop international tax cheats, while calls for urgent action fail to rouse the government. Read more

edmchocThe clever new food labelling idea that could help you lose weight

You might not be as excited about that chocolate bar if the wrapper told you how much exercise you’d need to do. Read more

EDM-ranchAshton Kutcher’s new Netflix show could be the next big sitcom

A That 70s Show reunion features at the centre of this controversial and unique perspective on life in the USA. Read more