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Australia travel: Country shuts state border - when will it be open again?

Australia will close its borders for the first time in 100 years after the capital saw a rise in coronavirus cases in the past two weeks. The closure is to begin on Wednesday and will help the country manage the current cases.

Officials last blocked movement between the two states in 1919 ...

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Iran suffers devastating blow to nuclear efforts after fire ravages key site

This is according to an agency report by IRNA. Iranian officials had previously sought to downplay the fire, which erupted early on Thursday, calling it only an “incident” that affected an “industrial shed.” However, a released photo and video of the site broadcast by ...

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Trump humiliation: US drugs regulator refuses to defend President Trump’s vaccine plans

The US President has said that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready “long before the end of the year”.  However, Dr Stephen Hahn, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner, has cast doubt on Mr Trump’s plans.

On Sunday, Dr Hahn said: “I can’t ...

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Shark attack horror after diver is mauled to death while fishing in Australia

The attack took place near Fraser Island, off Australias’s east coast. The island is located in the Australian state of Queensland.  Matthew Tratt died from his injuries after being mauled by a shark while spearfishing. He was bitten on the leg by the shark in the waters off of Indian ...

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Money Heist season 5 theories: The Professor to abandon Raquel as star drops big hint

Fans were gripped by the latest instalment of Money Heist when the series continued this April. After getting together with his former rival at the end of the first two parts, the Netflix thriller could feature a major breakup for the Professor when the hit on the Bank of Spain ...

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Nick Cordero dead at 41: Broadway star's wife confirms tragic death 'In disbelief'

Nick Cordero, a Broadway and small-screen actor, has tragically died from a lengthy battle with coronavirus on Sunday night surrounded by his family, his wife Amanda Kloots confirmed. He was 41-years-old.

He passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, after enduring a 95-day ...

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry could put US dream on hold amid COVID-19 citizenship issues
HARRY and Meghan didn't receive the warmest welcome to the US back in March when Donald Trump announced the United States government will not fund their security arrangements. Now, it seems their plans for a permanent life in the US could be put on hold. ...
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Coronavirus: People visiting Wales urged to behave safely as five-mile travel rule ends The Welsh government had imposed a "stay local" requirement which advised people to remain within five miles of their home.

People planning to visit Wales have been urged to behave safely and respectfully as restrictions on travel are lifted today.

The "stay local" requirement had advised people to remain within five miles of their home.

Visitors are now able to travel into and around Wales for the first ...

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Vital rights to remember when returning to work post-lockdown
EMPLOYEES will be making a return to their working environments within the coming weeks and months, as lockdown measures begin to draw to a close. However, there are important rights to bear in mind when returning to work. ...
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Susanna Reid husband: Is Susanna Reid married? Inside GMB star's love live

Susanna Reid made her Celebrity Gogglebox debut alongside friend Robert "Judge" Rinder. But what has the Celebrity Gogglebox star said of her love life?

Susanna is not currently married, but she is reported to be dating Crystal Palace football chairman Steve Parish.

The pair, who ...

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Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating blow to Russia in new post-Brexit sanctions

It is expected that UK Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, will be announcing the names of Russian and Saudi nationals, who have been suspected targets, today. Mr Raab, a former human rights lawyer, has pushed for a tough sanctions regime in spite of misgivings among some in the Foreign Office over ...

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Ozark season 4 theories: Sam death 'confirmed' as fans uncover fatal clues

Season three of Ozark concluded with a gripping finale earlier this year and left fans on the edge of their seats to discover how the Byrde family will escape their latest tight spot. When the acclaimed series ends for good, Netflix subscribers already have some idea which characters ...

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UK heatwave map: Atlantic storms to batter Britain before 30C heat frenzy - latest charts

July kicked off with a drizzly and windy start, but the skies are about to clear as the hot weather is due to return with highs of 30C next week. Today will see highs of 20C in the south, with an array of scattered showers, according to Net Weather. Nick Finnis at Net Weather revealed low ...

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Coronavirus: Firms to be paid £1,000 bonuses to hire young people as part of economic recovery Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to unveil a raft of big-spending measures aimed at creating thousands of jobs.

Companies will be paid £1,000 bonuses by the government to hire young people as trainees, the chancellor will announce as part of his rescue plan for Britain's post-coronavirus economic recovery.

In a hotly-anticipated "emergency Budget" on Wednesday, Rishi Sunak will unveil a raft of ...

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Coronavirus: Debt is the 'sleeping giant' of problems caused by COVID-19, charity warns A food bank and financial advice service in north Derbyshire has seen a "harrowing" increase in demand during lockdown.

A charity has warned that debt is the "sleeping giant" of problems created by the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.

The fallout from the health crisis has already seen a surge in the numbers of people asking for help - whether it's from food banks, mental health services or other charities ...

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare update: Great Warzone patch news for PS4 and Xbox One

As expected following last week’s big Season 4 patch, a new Call of Duty Modern Warfare update is expected to arrive in the coming days. Developers Infinity Ward launched a ton of new content at the end of June, bringing with it MW maps, modes and a new Warzone weapon. COD fans have been ...

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NCIS spoilers: Ellie Bishop star 'didn't think' Ziva David would ever return to the series
NCIS has been confirmed for an impressive 18th season and could feature more appearances from fan favourite Ziva David. Her fellow cast member has revealed some surprising insight about her return to the series. ...
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China crackdowns on nursery pupils in Hong Kong to learn new security law
CHINA's enforcement of their communist mantra went one step further yesterday when books to do with ‘pro-democracy' were removed from libraries and then authorities demanded schools and nurseries to teach their pupils to obey the new security law. ...
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South Carolina shooting: Nightclub attack kills two people and leaves eight wounded

The shooting took place at the Lavish Lounge club on Saturday killing two people and leaving two others critically injured.  According to South Carolina police, more than one shooter fled the scene before they arrived.

Greenville County Sheriff Hobart Lewis said at a press conference ...

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Falkland Islands coronavirus case gives surprising clue about where pandemic originated

The virus has spread across the global, infecting millions and causing incredible damage to public health and the economy. As of July 6, coronavirus has infected 11,366,145 worldwide. It has also killed 532,644, according to John Hopkins University.  Dr Tom Jefferson, senior associate tutor ...

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Exotic frog found in bunch of bananas in Wales after 'remarkable' 5,000-mile trip Asda supermarket staff discovered the creature at the chain's branch in Llanelli last week.

An exotic frog has been discovered in a bunch of bananas after making a 5,000-mile journey from Colombia to south Wales.

Asda supermarket staff found the creature at the chain's branch in Murray Street, Llanelli, last Monday.

It is thought the frog survived the long journey into a ...

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