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Wed 8 Apr 2020

Death toll at 49 as PM warns restrictions here to stay

Death toll at 49 as PM warns restrictions here to stay

Another person has died in Victoria overnight, bringing the state's death toll to 12 and the national toll to 49.

COVID-19 NYC: Video shows inmates burying coffins

COVID-19 NYC: Video shows inmates burying coffins

Disturbing video footage of New York prisoners burying coffins on an island has surfaced as the city’s coronavirus deaths exceed 3200.

How Queensland babies were born in quarantine conditions

premium_icon How Queensland babies were born in quarantine conditions

In a Queensland first, a Gold Coast coronavirus patient has given birth to a healthy baby. Now, the team behind the scenes have a message for other soon-to-be mums.

$130b wages package to pass today

$130b wages package to pass today

Wage subsidies designed to save six million jobs will be approved by federal parliament when a reduced number of politicians meet in Canberra.

Boris Johnson breathing without aid in ICU

Boris Johnson breathing without aid in ICU

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has received oxygen treatment in intensive care but is not on a ventilator and remains in “good spirits”.

Friend tried to rescue teen before she vanished in water

premium_icon Friend tried to rescue teen before she vanished in water

A friend of a young Cairns woman who vanished at an infamous swimming hole tried to reach out and grab her moments before she was sucked into a dangerous underwater...

Famous beach empty after midnight shutdown

Famous beach empty after midnight shutdown

It’s one of Australia’s busiest strips of sand, but Surfers Paradise Beach is empty this morning after the Gold Coast Mayor ordered a shutdown to keeps crowds away.

Coke dealer’s online strategy goes belly up

premium_icon Coke dealer’s online strategy goes belly up

An ice addict has walked from court after a dodgy attempt at rustling up new clients.

‘Unjust sentence’: Pope appears to back Pell

premium_icon ‘Unjust sentence’: Pope appears to back Pell

Pope Francis has asked people to pray for those who have “suffered due to an unjust sentence” after Cardinal George Pell’s release from prison.

Coronavirus: How each state is tracking

premium_icon Coronavirus: How each state is tracking

Two weeks after the states and territories started implementing their own measures to control the outbreak of coronavirus, big differences are emerging in their rates...

Six years behind bars for Uber driver who raped teen

premium_icon Six years behind bars for Uber driver who raped teen

A Sydney Uber driver who digitally raped a 17-year-old schoolgirl after she fell asleep on her way home from a night out has been jailed for at least six years.

Five Qantas crew have virus after cruise passenger flight

premium_icon Five Qantas crew have virus after cruise passenger flight

Five Qantas flight crew members on a long haul flight carrying passengers from the Ruby Princess back to Dallas have tested positive for coronavirus.

Why the High Court let Pell walk free

premium_icon Why the High Court let Pell walk free

The High Court’s unanimous decision on George Pell was clear: there was a significant possibility an innocent person was convicted. Here’s how they came to the decision...

Queensland in front in COVID-19 fight

premium_icon Queensland in front in COVID-19 fight

Queensland has had the slowest rate of increase in new coronavirus infections of any state this past week – but experts don’t know exactly why, and warn it could be set...

Scary figures show why we’re in lockdown

Scary figures show why we’re in lockdown

Modelling released by the Morrison Government has provided a reality check for Australians, showing just how bad things could have got.

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