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Sun 5 Apr 2020

Students’ boost to counter COVID-19 concerns

premium_icon Students’ boost to counter COVID-19 concerns

With education bosses unsure whether schooling will return to normal, a plan is afoot to artificially boost scores to avoid students having to repeat grade 12.

Olympic swim stars determined no to let efforts go to waste

premium_icon Olympic swim stars determined no to let efforts go to waste

For four years she has pushed her body to the extreme so she could live out her dream. But Emily Seebohm is determined not to let that effort go to waste.

Commentator’s bizarre change to save NRL

Commentator’s bizarre change to save NRL

NRL fans can rejoice — it looks like the season won’t be too far away but when it does come back, it could look very different.

Poof Doof: The businesses kicking on despite the odds

Poof Doof: The businesses kicking on despite the odds

This night club owner thought he was done for once the lockdowns came in over the coronavirus. But then he had a brainwave.

Health official: Only the infected should be wearing masks

Health official: Only the infected should be wearing masks

Deputy chief medical officer Professor Paul Kelly has stressed people do not need to wear masks unless they're infectious.

Local business overcomes hard times to deliver best quality

premium_icon Local business overcomes hard times to deliver best quality

Drought wasn’t enough to stop this family-owned business.

'Race against time' as NYC toll soars

'Race against time' as NYC toll soars

New York City is in a "race against time" as its death toll from the "enemy" coronavirus soars and vital supplies dwindle. WARNING: GRAPHIC

‘Really scary’: Stars open up about virus

‘Really scary’: Stars open up about virus

In an example to their fans on Instagram, popstars Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez have revealed how the coronavirus has affected their lives.

'We aren't safe': Worried refugees protest

'We aren't safe': Worried refugees protest

Refugees have staged a protest at a makeshift detention centre, saying they are at risk of catching the coronavirus because they cannot isolate.

Sat 4 Apr 2020

Bodies left on the street for days

Bodies left on the street for days

Families are having to keep their dead loved ones’ bodies on the street as Ecuador’s largest city struggles to contain the virus. WARNING: GRAPHIC

EXCLUSIVE: MAFS’s Jules and Cam reveal baby news

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: MAFS’s Jules and Cam reveal baby news

They are the first Married At First Sight couple to wed in real life – and now Jules Robinson and Cameron Merchant are expecting their first child.

‘Do-it-yourself’ COVID-19 test kits seized by Border Force

premium_icon ‘Do-it-yourself’ COVID-19 test kits seized by Border Force

Hundreds of “do-it-yourself” COVID-19 test kids bound for homes in Australia have been seized by Australian Border Force officers. WATCH THE VIDEO

Cape Fear: Worker tests positive after mine visit

premium_icon Cape Fear: Worker tests positive after mine visit

A RIO Tinto worker has tested positive for COVID-19 after flying out of Weipa sparking fresh calls for a total lockdown of north Queensland.

Turn your clocks back this Sunday

Turn your clocks back this Sunday

With the end of daylight saving time fast approaching – during a pandemic, no less – now’s the time to reset your habits and your mental health, experts say.

Cheeky student hacks private school

Cheeky student hacks private school

The switch to online learning in schools has had some unexpected side effects, and this student has been hailed a “Robin Hood”.

Stats show coronavirus a first-world issue

Stats show coronavirus a first-world issue

The coronavirus pandemic is one that has swept the globe. But not all nations have been hit equally and some idyllic corners remain barely touched by the virus.

Iconic Qld hotel shuts doors, lays off 200 staff

premium_icon Iconic Qld hotel shuts doors, lays off 200 staff

ONE of Queensland’s top hotels has shut its doors, laid off 200 staff and told them there is no money to pay entitlements in the latest coronavirus catastrophe.

Bold plan for recovered virus cases

Bold plan for recovered virus cases

As more and more people recover from coronavirus, but the economy continues to suffer, a way around restrictions has been suggested – but would it actually work?

Cops issue more fines for state’s lockdown rebels

premium_icon Cops issue more fines for state’s lockdown rebels

These are the latest offenders who have flagrantly breached new laws ordering Australians to stay inside.

Enough is enough: Time to hand out fines

premium_icon Enough is enough: Time to hand out fines

One thing has been lost in the outrage over the irrational behaviour of hundreds of people in flouting social distancing rules this weekend, writes Kylie Lang.

Crowd packs into Qld market, ignoring social distance rules

Crowd packs into Qld market, ignoring social distance rules

Residents have been lashed as they apparently ignored social distancing rules to crowd into a market, with one local asking, “what is wrong with people”?

Backpackers, get a farm job or fly home: MP

premium_icon Backpackers, get a farm job or fly home: MP

WITH many backpackers here jobless and at a loose end, the message is to fly home or find a job picking fruit.

Divorces set to soar after couples isolate

premium_icon Divorces set to soar after couples isolate

DIVORCES are set to skyrocket following the coronavirus isolation period as couples are forced to spend 24/7 together.

ZOOM IN: Self-isolation launches 2nd digital revolution

premium_icon ZOOM IN: Self-isolation launches 2nd digital revolution

Technophobes across the world are switching on a part of their brain they’ve vehemently ignored like the dragon in the closet for the past 20 years.

Grim warning for young people

Grim warning for young people

Young people have been told to not be COVID-19 complacent with a warning they could be one of the “unlucky ones” who are fit and well but still end up in ICU.

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