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Optometrist who tampered with hundreds of glasses prescriptions has ban increased by four years

Genomic testing supports theory Wollert man contracted COVID-19 in SA quarantine hotel

Top casino regulator sold his boat to Crown executive mate, royal commission hears

Controversial mayor returns from medical leave and calls for council's dissolution

No police investigation into allegations Adam Brooks had fake driver's licence

Colorado Springs shooting that left six dead labelled domestic violence attack

In 2002, this painting was worth $1.2 million. It just sold for $119 million


Twitter employee uses last day at work to deactivate US President Donald Trump's account

Adani is paying millions to a Myanmar military-backed group, leaked documents show

#BREAKING : The Oxford University coronavirus vaccine trial has been paused in what drug maker Astra Zeneca described as a "routine" action taken when there is a potentially unexplained illness among participants.

There's a Christmas comet on its way — and a meteor shower too

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#ICYMI: These school kids managed to recreate #Daraprim 's active ingredient for just $20

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Dr Dan Suan says everyone should self-isolate at home in order to break person-to-person transmission: "Social isolation is not an act of fear. it's an act of love. The reason you are doing is to protect yourself, your family, your friends and their families."

#BREAKING : The WA Government has frozen all household fees and charges including electricity, water, public transport fares and motor vehicle charges.

China's proposed laws for Hong Kong could lead to sanctions from the US

#BREAKING : Authorities say a man with coronavirus ignored instructions to self-isolate pending test results, instead working several shifts at Hobart's Grand Chancellor Hotel.

The Great Chinese data takeaway: Beijing's secret global surveillance revealed