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Melbourne lockdown to stay as arrests made over Covid protests

Victoria state announced a slight easing of restrictions in Melbourne on Sunday but Australia’s second-largest city will remain in lockdown until at least October...

Facebook threatens to block sharing of news stories

Facebook has threatened to block Australian publishers and individuals from sharing news stories on its platform. The social media giant proposed the move in reaction...

More restrictions announced in Australia’s Victoria state

Victoria state, Australia’s coronavirus hot spot, has announced that businesses will be closed and scaled down in a bid to curb the spread of...

Australian state returns to strict lockdown after Covid spike

The Australian state of Victoria has re-entered a state of disaster and will tighten up restrictions due to increased transmission of Covid-19 in the...

Quarantine loopholes bring fresh efforts to fight virus outbreaks

An Australian state is toughening its punishments for anyone caught violating coronavirus quarantine rules, including up to six months in jail. The move comes...

Anger over resumption of lockdown measures in Melbourne

Australia has been among the world’s most successful countries in containing its coronavirus outbreak – with the exception of Melbourne. The south-eastern state of Victoria...

Australian newspaper loses appeal against Geoffrey Rush defamation payout

An Australian court has rejected a newspaper publisher’s appeal against Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush’s 2.9 million Australian dollars (£1.6 million) payout for defamation. Three Federal...

Qantas to cut 6,000 jobs as airline plots path to survival post-coronavirus

Qantas plans to cut at least 6,000 jobs and keep 15,000 more workers on extended furloughs as Australia’s largest airline tries to survive the...

Qantas to cut 6,000 jobs as airline plots path to survival post-coronavirus

Qantas plans to cut at least 6,000 jobs and keep 15,000 more workers on extended furloughs as Australia’s largest airline tries to survive the...

Two statues of James Cook vandalised in Sydney

An Australian state government leader said on Monday she was considering tougher laws to protect monuments after two statues of British explorer James Cook...

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Johnson calls for increased unity among world leaders to tackle Covid-19

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has criticised the lack of joined-up thinking from countries around the world in fighting coronavirus, as he called on...

Bruno Fernandes on the spot late on as Brighton pay the ultimate penalty

Bruno Fernandes converted a penalty deep into added time as Manchester United snatched a dramatic 3-2 win from an incident-packed encounter at Brighton. Fernandes coolly...

10 people arrested at central London anti-lockdown demonstrations

UK Police have confirmed 10 people had been arrested and four officers injured following clashes at anti-lockdown demonstrations in central London. Thousands of people massed...

Breonna Taylor’s family demand release of body camera footage

Breonna Taylor’s family have demanded Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led...

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters break into German mine

Hundreds of anti-coal activists have entered a mine in western Germany to protest against the continued extraction and use of fossil fuels. Environmentalists object to...
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