Top Stories – Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Pakistani earthquake 2015Giant earthquake hits south Asia sparking fears of humanitarian disaster

Homes collapse and schoolgirls die in a stampede after huge tremor hits Afghanistan, sending shockwaves through Pakistan and India. Read more.

terry bailey racing victoria chief steward‘Gun attack won’t deter me,’ warns brave racing steward

With the Melbourne Cup just days away, Terry Bailey says gun blasts at his family home won’t stop him fighting against racing’s criminal underbelly. Read more.

Scott MorrisonScott Morrison’s new policy on mums returning to work is a dud

The Treasurer is inching towards a superannuation system that will be fairer for women. But sadly, not all women. Read more.


India food marketSimple new fridge powered by air could save billions from illness

Four talented students have created a fridge that runs without electricity using this clever trick inspired by nature. Read more.


lady-kitty-spencer-emiratesThis little-known royal is the Melbourne Cup guest of honour

She’s the glamorous cousin of the man who will one day be king, but she’s managed to avoid the limelight – until now. Read more.


ABCHumble hippie who revolutionised beehives is now a millionaire

Cedar Anderson never imagined he’d be a wealthy businessman, but then he invented every beekeeper’s dream and the world took notice. Read more.


vader-skywalker-leadLuke Skywalker may have turned to the dark side in the new Star Wars

The good guy’s future is shrouded in darkness. There are rumours he could be evil in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We hope they’re true. Read more.

facebookAll your embarrassing Facebook posts are now easier to find

Uh-oh! That thing you regretted posting on social media has just come back to haunt you. Here’s how to stop it. Read more.

jockeying is a dangerous sport Australia’s most dangerous (and unpredictable) land-based job

A study says this job is one of our most deadly, and it’s all thanks to breakneck speeds and a lack of protection. Read more.

Stay informed, daily
A FREE subscription to The New Daily arrives every morning and evening.
The New Daily is a trusted source of national news and information and is provided free for all Australians. Read our editorial charter.
Copyright © 2024 The New Daily.
All rights reserved.