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 2020-04-02 18:40 

The Age

Trump sends oil prices surging with tweet, but leads to confusion...

Donald Trump suggested that he had brokered a deal that would have Saudi Arabia and Russia dramatically ratcheting down their oil production. The news sent oil prices surging but was immediately met with scepticism....

 2020-04-02 18:40 

The Age

Final stage of Sydney's CBD light rail opens...

The final stage of Sydney's controversial $2.9 billion CBD light rail quietly opened on Friday morning....

 2020-04-02 18:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Final stage of Sydney's CBD light rail opens...

The final stage of Sydney's controversial $2.9 billion CBD light rail quietly opened on Friday morning....

 2020-04-02 18:28 

The Australian

'We need tents, we're out of hospital beds'...

Welcome to live coverage of the continuing coronavirus crisis. In Australia, the Ruby Princess scandal has escalated with another two passengers dying, while Africa faces an 'existential threat' as cases on the continent begin to spiral....

 2020-04-02 18:20 

The Age

'Rocket with a bit of cheese on it': Life with food allergies in quarantine...

Rocke Wilkinson and his mum Ange Keenan are both gluten-intolerant, but decided to endure a gluten-induced belly ache instead of going hungry another day....

 2020-04-02 18:20 

news.com.au

British Army Turns Cumbria Sports Center Into Makeshift Coronavirus Hospital...

The British Army set up a temporary hospital for coronavirus patients in the Penrith Leisure Centre, a sports center in the northwestern English county of Cumbria, on April 1 as the number of cases in the UK rose to 33,718 people. The UK's Ministry of...

 2020-04-02 18:20 

The Australian

British Army Turns Cumbria Sports Center Into Makeshift Coronavirus Hospital...

The British Army set up a temporary hospital for coronavirus patients in the Penrith Leisure Centre, a sports center in the northwestern English county of Cumbria, on April 1 as the number of cases in the UK rose to 33,718 people. The UK's Ministry of...

 2020-04-02 18:10 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

'Virtual coffee date': How dating apps are booming amid coronavirus lockdown...

The dating game has changed thanks to coronavirus restrictions but apps like Tinder are booming as hoards of users attempt to feel connected during the lockdown....

 2020-04-02 18:10 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Can Australia force COVID-19-hit cruise ships to leave our waters?...

Two situations are developing off the east and west coasts of Australia — both involve cruise ships and coronavirus. But what is and isn't the Federal Government allowed to do?...

 2020-04-02 18:08 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Chinese authorities ban eating cats and dogs...

Following suspicions coronavirus began in a live animal market, China rolls out a wildlife trade ban, but the city of Shenzhen takes it one step further and bans cat and dog meat, too....

 2020-04-02 18:01 

The West Australian

Experts piece together Homo erectus skull...

A team of international researchers have pieced together the earliest known skull of Homo erectus in a milestone finding, according to a study in Science....

 2020-04-02 18:00 

The Age

Laws created in a crisis are very rarely rolled back...

When police are granted exceptional powers and laws are made by decree - not legislation - the bar on the rule of law is lowered....

 2020-04-02 18:00 

The West Australian

West Coast Fever coach Stacey Marinkovich wants stacked fixture for 2020...

The Super Netball season should still run for 14 rounds, even if it has to follow the AFL by squeezing multiple rounds into a week....

 2020-04-02 18:00 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Child's skull is the oldest known fossil of the earliest human species...

The discovery of an ancient, tiny skull in South Africa provides the earliest ever glimpse into the lineage that gave rise to us....

 2020-04-02 18:00 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

I'm a doctor in a Melbourne emergency department. One fear keeps me up at night...

Ask any emergency worker what worries them the most. It is not the unfathomable numbers of people that are going to need our care, nor is it the guarantee of unrelenting shifts without breaks. We lie awake fearing fighting this without protection....

 2020-04-02 18:00 

The West Australian

Coronavirus crisis: Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt on Kimberley COVID-19 emergency plans...

Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt spoke exclusively with The West Australian about how the Federal Government will aim to help remote Aboriginal communities amid the COVID-19 crisis....

 2020-04-02 18:00 

The West Australian

Paramedic basher and bikie Blake Jon Moller avoids jail despite pleading guilty to vicious assault...

A paramedic left with a broken eye socket and concussion after a vicious assault by a bikie has described the decision to let his attacker avoid jail as "a kick in the guts"....

 2020-04-02 18:00 

The West Australian

Coronavirus crisis: WA Premier Mark McGowan declares State as its 'own country' with borders to close Sunday...

Western Australian will effectively close itself off from the rest of the country and declare independence as its "own country" as the State's borders slam shut to keep out the spread of coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 17:48 

Business Insider Australia

Bill Gates says we need a nationwide shutdown for at least 10 more weeks to fight coronavirus: 'The window for making important decisions hasn't closed'...

Bill Gates is calling for a "consistent nationwide approach to shutting down" in order to combat the spread of the coronavirus, arguing that at least 10 more weeks of national shutdown are required to minimise the impact of the epidemic....

 2020-04-02 17:48 

news.com.au

Meghan 'can't wait to show Harry off' in Hollywood...

Meghan Markle always dreamt of living the "full-blown Hollywood lifestyle" and will be excited to "show off" her royal fame around town, a lifelong friend has claimed....

 2020-04-02 17:47 

Business Insider Australia

Lindsay Lohan is teasing her first new music release in 12 years...

While everyone is cooped up in their apartments and houses, Lindsay Lohan is resurrecting her pop career and bringing musical relief to the masses....

 2020-04-02 17:47 

Business Insider Australia

I've paid $18 to watch British theatre broadcasts in NYC movie theatres — and if you're not tuning in now that it's streaming for free, you're missing out on one of the best ways...

I wasn't always an editor at Business Insider....

 2020-04-02 17:46 

9 News

'We have enough ventilators for six more days'...

Tens of millions of people have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic while the global demand for medical supplies is becoming cutthroat....

 2020-04-02 17:45 

news.com.au

NHS Staff Maintain Social Distance While Dancing to 'We Are Family' in Hospital Corridor...

Staff in the delivery suite of a National Health Service (NHS) hospital in Worcestershire, England, took time out to dance to 'We Are Family' on April 2 as frontline health workers continued to deal with pressure as a result of the coronavirus. Th...

 2020-04-02 17:45 

The Australian

NHS Staff Maintain Social Distance While Dancing to 'We Are Family' in Hospital Corridor...

Staff in the delivery suite of a National Health Service (NHS) hospital in Worcestershire, England, took time out to dance to 'We Are Family' on April 2 as frontline health workers continued to deal with pressure as a result of the coronavirus. Th...

 2020-04-02 17:40 

news.com.au

Ambulances From Across America Park at Bronx Zoo for NYC Relief Operations...

Ambulances from across the US gathered on April 1 at the Bronx Zoo, where they will base rescue operations to relieve beleaguered New York emergency crews tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. This video was posted by the Bronx Zoo on their official Facebook pa...

 2020-04-02 17:40 

The Australian

Ambulances From Across America Park at Bronx Zoo for NYC Relief Operations...

Ambulances from across the US gathered on April 1 at the Bronx Zoo, where they will base rescue operations to relieve beleaguered New York emergency crews tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. This video was posted by the Bronx Zoo on their official Facebook pa...

 2020-04-02 17:37 

Business Insider Australia

Former NBA player Kendrick Perkins says his kids racked up a $16,000 bill on Fortnite, and he didn't find out until his credit card was declined...

The coronavirus pandemic has left athletes and sports fans alike looking to fill the day with new activities....

 2020-04-02 17:37 

Business Insider Australia

Holland America tells cruise passengers on Rotterdam ship they won't be getting off for at least 2 more nights after weeks of being stranded at sea...

Guests onboard Holland America's MS Rotterdam may get a chance to step off the ship Tuesday, as they undergo health checks and processing by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement. But they won't be going home just yet....

 2020-04-02 17:30 

Business Insider Australia

Tom Brady is renting Derek Jeter's 30,000-square-foot home in Tampa nicknamed 'St. Jetersburg' after joining the Bucs...

After joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in free agency, Tom Brady has found at least a temporary home in Florida, in a house known to locals as "St. Jetersburg."...

 2020-04-02 17:27 

The Australian Financial Review

ASX to rise as Trump tweets fuel oil price surge...

Australian shares are poised to open higher after President Trump said he'd brokered a deal to significantly cut global oil output....

 2020-04-02 17:26 

Business Insider Australia

Elon Musk is being criticised after apparently sending BiPAP machines instead of ventilators to a New York hospital...

Elon Musk is being criticised for appearing to send BiPAP machines, not life-support ventilators, to a hospital in New York....

 2020-04-02 17:25 

Business Insider Australia

A party in a wealthy Connecticut town and a ritzy Austrian ski resort have both become 'super-spreaders' of the coronavirus — but people are still keeping quiet about exposure for fear o...

Stigma might be partially responsible for the spread of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-02 17:16 

9 News

Queensland coronavirus border closure and restrictions come into effect...

Tighter controls about who can enter Queensland have come into effect, with only Queensland residents or those with an exemption authorised to enter....

 2020-04-02 17:15 

news.com.au

Firefighter Plays Trumpet From Crane Over Hushed Rio Neighborhoods...

Firefighters in Rio de Janeiro paid tribute to people for staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic, sharing video on Tuesday, April 2, showing a trumpeter in a firefighter's uniform playing from a crane bucket over various neighborhoods. "O...

 2020-04-02 17:15 

The Australian

Firefighter Plays Trumpet From Crane Over Hushed Rio Neighborhoods...

Firefighters in Rio de Janeiro paid tribute to people for staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic, sharing video on Tuesday, April 2, showing a trumpeter in a firefighter's uniform playing from a crane bucket over various neighborhoods. "O...

 2020-04-02 17:14 

Business Insider Australia

The March jobs report is expected to be ugly. Here's why it will be just the tip of the iceberg as coronavirus lockdowns spread....

Economists are expecting that the March jobs report will end a record streak of the US economy adding jobs as the coronavirus pandemic takes its toll....

 2020-04-02 17:12 

Business Insider Australia

Ousted WeWork CEO Adam Neumann is no longer a billionaire after SoftBank scrapped a deal to buy WeWork stock...

Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann is no longer a billionaire....

 2020-04-02 17:11 

Business Insider Australia

New York City officials are urging Gov. Cuomo to approve an $8 billion plan for rental relief — after renters were left out of the federal coronavirus stimulus...

New York City officials are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to pass a stimulus that would provide immediate relief to tenants struggling to pay their April rent, after social distancing measures in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic brought on a surge in joble...

 2020-04-02 17:10 

Sydney Morning Herald

'A huge challenge': Africa braces for a coronavirus tsunami...

Experts say the continent is "very, very close" to where Europe was 40 days into the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-02 17:10 

news.com.au

Stimulus Package Renews Spotlight on Universal Basic Income...

Do the stimulus checks being sent to individuals to help in the coronavirus crisis count as a form of universal basic income? Andrew Yang thinks so. But, as WSJ's Jason Bellini reports, others believe the intention behind UBI is misguided. Photo: Tom ...

 2020-04-02 17:10 

The Australian

Stimulus Package Renews Spotlight on Universal Basic Income...

Do the stimulus checks being sent to individuals to help in the coronavirus crisis count as a form of universal basic income? Andrew Yang thinks so. But, as WSJ's Jason Bellini reports, others believe the intention behind UBI is misguided. Photo: Tom ...

 2020-04-02 17:09 

Business Insider Australia

As many as 100,000 incarcerated people in our jails and prisons will die from the coronavirus, unless the US acts now...

In just a few short weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the vulnerability we share as a society. We've adopted drastic measures in attempts to prevent a tidal wave of sickness and death. Yet as we act quickly to save our own lives, we have show...

 2020-04-02 17:07 

Business Insider Australia

Automakers are pulling out all the stops, offering deals, shop-from-home programs, and payment assistance to help customers buy and keep their cars amid the coronavirus pandemic...

New car sales in the US plunged in the second half of March as much of the country was locked down to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-02 17:05 

Business Insider Australia

Photos show wild animals roaming empty streets as coronavirus lockdowns keep humans inside...

The coronavirus outbreak has reached nearly every corner of the world, causing billions of people to shelter in place and put a halt on their daily activities....

 2020-04-02 17:05 

news.com.au

Horseless Author Completes Show-Jumping Course to Celebrate New Book During COVID-19 Lockdown...

In lieu of the traditional book party, children's author Polly Faber celebrated the launch of her new book with an amusing "show jumping" performance on her imaginary horse Walnuts in her London garden during the coronavirus lockdown. Faber to...

 2020-04-02 17:05 

The Australian

Horseless Author Completes Show-Jumping Course to Celebrate New Book During COVID-19 Lockdown...

In lieu of the traditional book party, children's author Polly Faber celebrated the launch of her new book with an amusing "show jumping" performance on her imaginary horse Walnuts in her London garden during the coronavirus lockdown. Faber to...

 2020-04-02 17:04 

Business Insider Australia

$2.50 an hour and exposure to riders who may have the virus: Uber drivers say their income has collapsed and help has been sparse. Here's how bad it is....

Driving for Uber is Eddie Kobayashi's full-time job the 66-year-old Honolulu resident regularly works 10 hours a day on the app....

 2020-04-02 16:56 

9 News

Protection for renters to be discussed in PM's National Cabinet meeting...

The national cabinet will receive advice from the federal and state treasurers on how to protect tenants and owners from the coronavirus-driven economic shock-wave....

 2020-04-02 16:49 

Business Insider Australia

People in Laredo, Texas, could be fined up to $1,000 if they don't wear a mask or a bandana to cover their face during the coronavirus pandemic...

Anyone over the age of five years old who walks around Laredo, Texas, without their mouth and nose covered could now be fined up to $US1,000....

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