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Rio Carnival is off for first time in a century

Brazil’s first confirmed coronavirus case was on February 26, one day after this year’s Carnival ended. As the number of infections grew, the samba...

Moses stat shows effort for Eels: Arthur

The staggering 10kms Mitch Moses ran against Brisbane last week has shown Parramatta coach Brad Arthur how much his halfback wants to win an...

Louisville protests continue into a second night over Breonna Taylor ruling

A second night of anti-racism rallies got off to a peaceful but tense start in Louisville, Kentucky, on Thursday, a day after two policemen...

The UK scales back COVID support

Unemployment in Britain will continue to increase, finance minister Rishi Sunak, after setting out a series of measures to support businesses and cushion the...

Trump Booed as He Pays Last Respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

WASHINGTON — President Trump was jeered by protesters on Thursday morning as he paid his respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, standing silently by...

‘If you take a big risk, you can receive an enormous reward’

“I find them contrived and ridiculous in a way – streets of people bursting into song,” Hooton says. “But I found Hamilton so moving;...

Four new COVID-19 cases in NSW as ‘removal of border’ talks continue

There were 13,686 tests reported, down from 17,392 in the previous 24-hour period.LoadingOn Thursday, NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant said the new...

‘Young Aussies may have hope’: readers rate faltering housing demand

The corporation, which provides advice to the government on housing demand, said the sharp fall in net overseas migration will see fewer dwellings being...

NSW zero community transmission run ends

NSW has ended its streak of no locally acquired COVID-19 cases after one new community transmission infection was discovered.There were 13,686 tests reported in...

Tally crosses 6.5 lakh in State

The State’s COVID-19 tally crossed the 6.5-lakh mark on Thursday with 7,855 new infections and 52 new deaths being reported in the 24 hours...

‘Our economy has been hit hard’: Budget deficit blows out to record $85.3b

The federal government has revealed a record deficit of $85.3 billion for 2019-20 following massive government spending to help struggling households and businesses get...

Thousands of students expected to lead climate strikes to protest against gas projects

Thousands of school students are expected to take part in climate strikes across Australia, angered by the federal government’s plans to invest in gas...

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Amazon launches new version of Echo devices in India

US technology firm Amazon on Thursday announced a new version of artificial intelligence-based Echo speakers in the price range of ₹4,499 to ₹9,999...

SC to take up on September 28 plea seeking postponement of UPSC exams

The Supreme Court Thursday said it would take up on September 28 a plea seeking postponement of civil services 2020 examinations in view of...

BJP all set to gain in Rajya Sabha after November as Opposition numbers drop by 9

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident that the commotion that had erupted in the Rajya Sabha (RS) during the monsoon session of Parliament,...

Vincent Namatjira becomes first Aboriginal artist to win the Archibald Prize

Artist and Western Arrernte man Vincent Namatjira has won the 2020 Archibald Prize, for his portrait of champion footballer and community leader Adam Goodes. The...