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Health

PM pushing ahead with plan to reopen at …

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared Australia must move to end the lockdowns once the vaccination rate hits 70 per cent declaring a new dawn of greater freedoms is not far away. Bluntly warning that state premiers we cannot “stay in the cave forever”, the Prime Minister has warned Australians …

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General

Wildfire explodes to third-largest in California history

A Northern California wildfire that is now the third-largest in state history had burned for weeks, mostly in remote wildland areas with few people, before it roared through the little mountain community of Greenville, driven by shifting winds and bone-dry vegetation. Eva Gorman has called the town home for 17 …

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Politic/Society

Anti-lockdown protesters march through Melbourne as city is …

The lockdown, Melbourne's sixth, triggered an angry response from hundreds of people and led to clashes with Victoria police, who made 15 arrests. Demonstrators, some not wearing masks, met near Flinders Street Station at about 7:00pm and moved to Swanston Street. Flares were lit as the crowd made its way …

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Lockdowns spark city exodus as thousands head to …

Sydneysiders are abandoning the city in favour of cheaper housing and lockdown-free life in the state’s regions as the coronavirus pandemic up-ends migration around the country. A record net 11,800 people left the nation’s capital cities in the three months to the end of March, the Australian Bureau of Statistics …

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Politic/Society

Six videos by Sky News Australia hosts Alan …

At least six videos from Sky News Australia hosts Alan Jones, Rowan Dean and Rita Panahi have been deleted for violating YouTube policies by advocating the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine or ivermectin as treatments for Covid-19. YouTube and Sky News have both refused to reveal which Sky News content was removed …

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Wasted food and staff abuse: Uber Eats driver …

The delivery apps keeping Carmelina Catanzariti's business afloat during Sydney's current COVID-19 lockdown are also causing stress and heartache for everyone at Fat Frank's, the cheesesteak specialist she manages in Wetherill Park. "It's frustrating," she says. "[The apps] are costing me wages and food, my staff are being abused, and …

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Cooking

Chicken tray bake with cauliflower, rocket and lemon

Roasted cauliflower is a beautiful thing. Left in a hot oven for long enough with some oil and salt, the florets become golden, crisp and utterly delectable. My family will eat roasted cauliflower straight from the tray with hungry hands. In this recipe I've added chicken thighs alongside the cauliflower, …

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Wealth

Bitcoin surges above $US47,000, driven by Elon Musk …

Bitcoin, the infamously volatile cryptocurrency, has surged to its most expensive levels ever thanks to the world's richest man. Key points: The price of bitcoin has surged by more than 330pc in the past year PayPal, Square and Tesla are some of the big companies that have invested in cryptocurrencies …

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Wealth

Bill and Melinda Gates marriage 'irretrievably broken', according …

Melinda Gates has described her marriage to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as "irretrievably broken" and said that she will not need spousal support going forward. Key points: Court documents obtained by US network NBC painted a dimmer picture of the couple's private life They say they will continue to work …

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