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Sun 5 Apr 2020

Students’ boost to counter COVID-19 concerns

premium_icon Students’ boost to counter COVID-19 concerns

With education bosses unsure whether schooling will return to normal, a plan is afoot to artificially boost scores to avoid students having to repeat grade 12.

Poof Doof: The businesses kicking on despite the odds

Poof Doof: The businesses kicking on despite the odds

This night club owner thought he was done for once the lockdowns came in over the coronavirus. But then he had a brainwave.

Health official: Only the infected should be wearing masks

Health official: Only the infected should be wearing masks

Deputy chief medical officer Professor Paul Kelly has stressed people do not need to wear masks unless they're infectious.

'Race against time' as NYC toll soars

'Race against time' as NYC toll soars

New York City is in a "race against time" as its death toll from the "enemy" coronavirus soars and vital supplies dwindle. WARNING: GRAPHIC

'We aren't safe': Worried refugees protest

'We aren't safe': Worried refugees protest

Refugees have staged a protest at a makeshift detention centre, saying they are at risk of catching the coronavirus because they cannot isolate.

Sat 4 Apr 2020

Bodies left on the street for days

Bodies left on the street for days

Families are having to keep their dead loved ones’ bodies on the street as Ecuador’s largest city struggles to contain the virus. WARNING: GRAPHIC

EXCLUSIVE: MAFS’s Jules and Cam reveal baby news

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: MAFS’s Jules and Cam reveal baby news

They are the first Married At First Sight couple to wed in real life – and now Jules Robinson and Cameron Merchant are expecting their first child.

‘Do-it-yourself’ COVID-19 test kits seized by Border Force

premium_icon ‘Do-it-yourself’ COVID-19 test kits seized by Border Force

Hundreds of “do-it-yourself” COVID-19 test kids bound for homes in Australia have been seized by Australian Border Force officers. WATCH THE VIDEO

Stats show coronavirus a first-world issue

Stats show coronavirus a first-world issue

The coronavirus pandemic is one that has swept the globe. But not all nations have been hit equally and some idyllic corners remain barely touched by the virus.

Iconic Qld hotel shuts doors, lays off 200 staff

premium_icon Iconic Qld hotel shuts doors, lays off 200 staff

ONE of Queensland’s top hotels has shut its doors, laid off 200 staff and told them there is no money to pay entitlements in the latest coronavirus catastrophe.

Bold plan for recovered virus cases

Bold plan for recovered virus cases

As more and more people recover from coronavirus, but the economy continues to suffer, a way around restrictions has been suggested – but would it actually work?

Enough is enough: Time to hand out fines

premium_icon Enough is enough: Time to hand out fines

One thing has been lost in the outrage over the irrational behaviour of hundreds of people in flouting social distancing rules this weekend, writes Kylie Lang.

Grim warning for young people

Grim warning for young people

Young people have been told to not be COVID-19 complacent with a warning they could be one of the “unlucky ones” who are fit and well but still end up in ICU.

Google phone-tracking reveals who’s still going out

premium_icon Google phone-tracking reveals who’s still going out

Australians aren’t just working from home but cutting back on trips to the park and supermarket, and a new report shows two states are doing it best.

25 cases of COVID-19 linked to childcare centre

premium_icon 25 cases of COVID-19 linked to childcare centre

A childcare centre has become a major hotspot for the coronavirus with 25 cases linked to the facility.

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