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'No hope' for five missing after German chemical blast

Young people most worried about COVID's impact on education, survey finds

Jury finds woman and alleged lover guilty of murdering husband

Wests Tigers player James Roberts fined, banned for one game after COVID breach

Boomers continue bright start with tight win over Italy

Court to decide if NT police officer accused of murder can argue he was not 'criminally liable'

'We must change our system': Contentious Tasmanian youth program to close after abuse investigation

Your daily guide to the Games: Swimming finals, hockey and golf headline Thursday action

McKeon breaks Olympic 100 freestyle record, Titmus to challenge for third gold


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

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.

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.

#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