News National Top stories – Thursday 14 April 2016
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Top stories – Thursday 14 April 2016

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Australia Post employees are 'disgusted' work continued around a dead body. Photo: AAP
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Stock images of Australia Post postboxes in Sydney, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING

EXCLUSIVE: AusPost banking millions from illegal casino sites

Australia Post collects millions from banned offshore gambling websites that prey on local punters, a TND investigation can reveal. Read more

 

edm-faulkner‘Reckless child recovery cowboys botched 60 Mins operation’

They kidnap and abduct kids for money. But the company Sally Faulkner hired were the ‘cheaper’, more criminal option. Read more

 

creep-edm_360Woollies slammed for encouraging ‘creepiness’ toward female customer

Supermarket joins in on popular joke to ‘butter her up’, as dozens of men post lewd comments about her appearance. Read more

 

house-bubble-April-13-16-TNDThe Coalition is going to blow the property bubble even bigger

ANALYSIS: Labor has a solution to the nation’s out-of-control house prices, but it may fall victim to the coming bank war. Read more

facebook-edm_360Facebook wants to turn Messenger into the world’s biggest call centre

The good news: junk mail and 1800 numbers are dead. The bad news: get ready for a flood of notifications from big business. Read more

 

sisters-edm_360-1Swimming sisters headed to Rio, inspired by disabled brother

You’d think living with an Olympic rival would be hell. But Cate and Bronte have an everyday reminder that life is bigger than sport. Read more

 

Lieutenant General Frank Benson (Alan Rickman) in a scene from EYE IN THE SKY, directed by Gavin Hood. In cinemas 24 March 2016. An Entertainment One Films release. For more information contact Claire Fromm: cfromm@entonegroup.com
Insult to a hero: Alan Rickman’s excellent final film is being ignored

Taut, tense and brilliantly acted, the late actor’s last performance has not received the attention it deserves. Here’s why. Read more

 

Using Computer This simple number could save you thousands of dollars

The taxman may be taking almost half of your superannuation contributions. Luckily, there is a painless way to stop that from happening. Read more

 

new-shapes-tndShapes outrage: Australia’s sacred snack ‘ruined’ by recipe change

Hundreds of fans claim the new biscuits are ‘crap’ and ‘disgusting’. Some are even accusing the company of cutting costs. Read more
Man standing behind bars in prison cell, close-up of hands

Aussie tax dodgers had a big to chance to get away with their crimes

Here’s why you should not feel sorry for any Australians found to be acting criminally because of the Panama Papers leak. Read more

 

cate_blanchett_edm_360Video surfaces of young Cate Blanchett on ‘Hey Hey It’s Saturday’

Bizarre video of the Oscar winner at age 17 proves even our most glamorous stars can go through an awkward stage. Read more

 

lyonedm3_360Fremantle coach Ross Lyon faces difficult new challenge

The 49-year-old is in unchartered territory at the Dockers. For nine seasons he’s avoided the problem, but this time it can’t be dodged. Read more