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 2021-05-18 01:38 

The Australian

PM: Restriction exemptions for fully vaccinated Australians the 'next most achievable step'...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has again raised the possibility of fully vaccinated Australians being exempt from COVID-19 restrictions, calling it the "next most achievable step".The prime minister and health minister have canvassed the idea at mu...

 2021-05-18 01:35 

The Australian

Victoria doing 'a lot of damage to its image' of being desirable place to live...

Economist Saul Eslake says the Victorian government's plan to raise stamp duty and increase fines by 10 per cent is another instance of the state doing "damage to its image" of being a desirable place to move to. Victoria aims to raise nearly ...

 2021-05-18 01:34 

The Australian

Second Australian dies from virus in India...

A Sydney-based businessman has become the second Australian to die from COVID-19 in India....

 2021-05-18 01:30 

The Australian

Victorian budget to include $986 million spend on 25 new X'Trapolis 2.0 trains...

The Andrews Labor government has announced $986 million will be included in next week's budget to purchase 25 brand new trains.Acting Victorian Premier James Merlino touted the new spending measure at a press conference on Tuesday saying it would be &...

 2021-05-18 01:30 

The Australian

Promoter Dean Lonergan breaks down how Gallen v Huni came about...

Boxing: Promoter Dean Lonergan breaks down how he set up the mouthwatering fight between Paul Gallen and Justis Huni - not without a little clip to the former NRL star as well....

 2021-05-18 01:30 

The Australian

State of Emergency Declared as Severe Flooding Hits Lake Charles, Louisiana...

A state of emergency was declared in Louisiana after Lake Charles and parts of the state's southwest were hit by flash flooding on Monday, May 17. Up to nine inches of rain fell in 12 hours in the area during the flash flood emergency, according to th...

 2021-05-18 00:51 

The Australian

Royal Commission into Crown Resorts continues...

The Royal Commission into Crown Resorts continues in Melbourne with the Victorian Gaming Regulator appearing again.The regulator is expected to face tough questions about how Crown could have done wrongdoings such as money laundering and mistreatment of e...

 2021-05-18 00:48 

The Australian

Woman spends $43K on plastic surgery to look like Barbie...

A woman who grew up in a conservative village and wasn't allowed to express her femininity has undergone an extreme makeover....

 2021-05-18 00:47 

The Australian

'No sense in building quarantine facilities far from health services': Canavan...

Nationals Senator Matt Canavan has shot down a proposal from the Qld government to build a quarantine facility in Toowoomba arguing it makes no sense to build a quarantine facility so far from health services."If there were to be an outbreak in a regi...

 2021-05-18 00:45 

The Australian

Rescuers and Digger Search Rubble for Victims of Airstrike in Gaza...

Rescuers and a digger dug through rubble in the search for survivors, on May 16, after a building on Al-Wehda Street, Gaza, was destroyed by an airstrike. A Ministry of Health spokesman said on May 16 that at least 37 people died in the early-hours strike...

 2021-05-18 00:36 

The Australian

Israel wants to 'destroy Hamas' infrastructure' and rocket capabilities...

Israel Foreign Affairs Ministry's Michael Freeman says Israel seeks to "destroy Hamas' infrastructure" and their ability to launch rockets on the population and wants a permanent ceasefire."I hope that in the coming day we'll be ab...

 2021-05-18 00:35 

The Australian

'This Ain't No Joke': Streets Turn to Rivers as Flash Flooding Hits Lake Charles...

A flash-flood "emergency":https://twitter.com/NWSLakeCharles/status/1394363170710380546 left Lake Charles, Louisiana, inundated with floodwater after thunderstorms swept the region on Monday, May 17. Up to nine inches of rain fell in 12 hours in t...

 2021-05-17 23:48 

The Australian

Morning Report 18 May 21: US sharemarkets fell on Monday...

Investors weighed risks to the economic outlook posed by inflation and a spike in Covid-19 cases in parts of Asia. Shares of big technology companies Apple and Netflix both fell 0.9% with Microsoft down 1.2%. Discovery's Class B shares rose 13.8% afte...

 2021-05-17 23:45 

The Australian

Canavan backs Virgin Australia CEO's 'stark but factual' border message...

Nationals Senator Matt Canavan has addressed tough border comments delivered by Virgin Australia's CEO Jayne Hrdlicka on Monday.Speaking at the QUT Business Leaders Forum in Brisbane Ms Hrdlicka said the nation needed to live with the coronavirus even...

 2021-05-17 23:42 

The Australian

We've been trapped by our own Covid success...

Our national vaccination dilemma is a classic Catch-22. We will not open the nation's international borders until most of the population is vaccinated; but the impetus to get vaccinated is not as strong unless we open up the country....

 2021-05-17 23:40 

The Australian

Canavan backs Virgin Australia CEO's 'stark but factual' border message...

Nationals Senator Matt Canavan has addressed tough border comments delivered by Virgin Australia's CEO Jayne Hrdlicka on Monday.Speaking at the QUT Business Leaders Forum in Brisbane Ms Hrdlicka said the nation needed to live with the coronavirus even...

 2021-05-17 23:40 

The Australian

Victoria seeks manager for 'debt fund' to aid start-ups...

The Victorian government's investment arm is looking for a manager to run its $25m Venture Growth Fund, which will lend money to high-growth start-up companies....

 2021-05-17 23:30 

The Australian

'Really hard' to see Olympics going ahead...

Former Labor Senator Stephen Conroy says it is "really hard" to see the Tokyo Olympics going ahead, as much as everyone wants it to.Mr Conroy referenced the recent Indian Premier League cricket competition which was forced to end after a surge in ...

 2021-05-17 22:36 

The Australian

Formula 1 officials pushing for driver travel bubble...

The Melbourne Formula 1 Grand Prix currently slated for November this year could face further changes as drivers will not have sufficient time to quarantine between races.The Brazilian Grand Prix is scheduled to go ahead just two weeks before the Melbourn...

 2021-05-17 22:33 

The Australian

Morrison government is 'all over the place' on international borders...

Labor MP Peter Khalil says the Morrison government is "all over the place" when it comes to making decisions surrounding reopening international borders. "We're all in politics ... but there are certain things around national leadership an...

 2021-05-17 22:29 

The Australian

Number of migrants arriving in Spain's Ceuta enclave Monday rises to 5,000: authorities...

At least 5,000 migrants, including a thousand minors, managed to reach the Spanish North African enclave of Ceuta on Monday -- a record number of arrivals in a single day as tensions rise between Spain and Morocco....

 2021-05-17 22:29 

The Australian

Biden backs in Israeli defensive action but calls for ceasefire...

US President Joe Biden has expressed his support for Israeli defensive actions in the escalating Gaza conflict but has also backed international calls for a ceasefire as the violence enters its second week. He held his second phone conversation in two day...

 2021-05-17 22:18 

The Australian

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 2021-05-17 22:16 

The Australian

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 2021-05-17 22:06 

The Australian

Vaccine rollout 'more than made up' for UK's early delayed response to pandemic...

A local pub owner in the United Kingdom has told Sky News the country's "phenomenal" vaccine rollout has "more than made up" for the British government's initial hesitation in locking down at the outset of the pandemic. COVID restr...

 2021-05-17 22:05 

The Australian

Drivers Navigate Flooded Roads in Lake Charles...

A flash-flood "emergency" left Lake Charles, Louisiana, inundated with floodwater after thunderstorms swept the region on Monday, May 17, according to the National Weather Service. Michael Wright posted this footage on Monday that shows drivers na...

 2021-05-17 22:00 

The Australian

Severe Flooding Reported in Lake Charles, Louisiana...

A flash-flood "emergency" left Lake Charles, Louisiana, inundated with floodwater after thunderstorms swept the region on Monday, May 17, according to the National Weather Service. JaKyra Anthony captured this footage at West McNeese Street in Lak...

 2021-05-17 21:57 

The Australian

Israeli PM vows to continue airstrikes on Hamas militants...

United States President Joe Biden is due to phone Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make another plea for the violence in Gaza to end.Mr Netanyahu has so far resisted calls for a ceasefire as the conflict between Israel and Hamas enters its sec...

 2021-05-17 21:56 

The Australian

Australian Open could be forced offshore...

Tennis Australia is pushing for international borders to be opened before mid-next year amid fears the Australian Open could be lost to a Middle Eastern country. The organisation's CEO Craig Tiley has quashed the fears and said the event will go ahead...

 2021-05-17 21:54 

The Australian

Government data reveals nearly one in four vaccines unused...

New government data indicates nearly one in four available COVID-19 vaccines in Australia have not been administered. According to the federal health department, GP clinics in every state and territory are under utilising their vaccine supply as data reve...

 2021-05-17 21:47 

The Australian

Tensions grow over border force controls at Australia-PNG border...

Indigenous leaders living on the Australian-PNG border are calling for unrestricted travel to resume between the two countries after border force patrols blocked movement due to the threat of COVID-19. Saibai Island in the Torres Strait marks the frontlin...

 2021-05-17 21:46 

The Australian

When it comes to the budget, red is the new black...

Giving up is always easier than fighting on. That's what Australia has essentially done in fiscal terms....

 2021-05-17 21:07 

The Australian

It's another direction for Bruce Beresford...

Bruce Beresford is one of Australia's best known and most versatile film directors. The films range from those early classic renditions of David Williamson's Don's Party and The Club to Breaker Morant, with its dazzling courtroom drama, and Dr...

 2021-05-17 21:03 

The Australian

Parler back in App Store, appoints new CEO...

Hello and welcome to The Download, The Australian's technology blog for the latest tech news....

 2021-05-17 21:00 

The Australian

Melinda Gates could be angling to change kids' $10M inheritance in split...

Melinda Gates could be angling to change kids' $10M inheritance in split...

 2021-05-17 21:00 

The Australian

Ariana Grande secretly marries Dalton Gomez in 'intimate' home wedding...

Ariana Grande secretly marries Dalton Gomez in 'intimate' home wedding...

 2021-05-17 21:00 

The Australian

Major change coming to Coles and Woolies...

Dozens of industry behemoths are joining forces to ramp up the war against plastic waste....

 2021-05-17 21:00 

The Australian

Stake lands $40m amid share frenzy...

Australian fintech Stake is ready to spread its wings globally, according to its chief executive Matt Leibowitz, after the company closed a $40m funding round from Tiger Global and DST Global as it moves to take advantage of red-hot demand from Australian...

 2021-05-17 20:55 

The Australian

Harry, Meghan ripped over deal with company selling skin-whitening cream...

Harry, Meghan ripped over deal with company selling skin-whitening cream...

 2021-05-17 20:12 

The Australian

Borders must open before 'mid-next year' although 'some may die': Virgin CEO...

The Chief Executive of Virgin Australia says the nation needs to learn to live with the coronavirus even if it means more deaths.Speaking at the QUT Business Leaders Forum in Brisbane Jayne Hrdlicka has held onto hope flights to Fiji and Bali will resume ...

 2021-05-17 20:12 

The Australian

PM pushes for domestic travel freedom for fully vaccinated Aussies...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is pushing for states and territories to lift COVID-19 restrictions for fully vaccinated Australians.The proposal would exempt residents from snap lockdown measures and internal border closures if they have had the jab.The mo...

 2021-05-17 20:05 

The Australian

UN Security Council to hold new Mideast talks Tuesday: diplomats...

The UN Security Council is to hold a new emergency closed-door meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Tuesday, the Norwegian diplomatic mission announced on Twitter....

 2021-05-17 20:00 

The Australian

Pleas to Payne on 'shameful inaction'...

Australia has been urged to reconsider its "shameful inaction" on Myanmar by almost 400 civil society organisations across the strife-torn country and to impose targeted sanctions on junta leaders and military-linked conglomerates....

 2021-05-17 19:03 

The Australian

'They've got this idea there's a superior vaccine'...

Welcome to PoliticsNow, our live coverage of the latest headlines from Canberra as well as updates on our battle with the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-05-17 19:01 

The Australian

The growth of anti-vaxxers revealed...

Support for anti-vaxxer and conspiracy groups has skyrocketed since COVID-19 hit Australia's shores, prompting calls for social media platforms to do more to quash fake news....

 2021-05-17 19:00 

The Australian

Beauty tech now more than skin deep...

It may sound like the stuff of sci-fi, but right now the 42 muscles that make up your face are pulsing with electricity. That's right, the minuscule cells of which there are millions that lie beneath the surface are surrounded by a bioelectric field, ...

 2021-05-17 18:54 

The Australian

ASX set to dip as inflation worries rattle Wall Street...

Welcome to the Trading Day blog for Tuesday, May 18. Australian stocks are tipped to edge lower as Wall Street was dragged down by concerns about inflation....

 2021-05-17 18:46 

The Australian

Record 2,700 migrants reach Spanish enclave Ceuta in one day: authorities...

At least 2,700 migrants, around 1,000 of them minors, reached Spain's North African enclave Ceuta on Monday, a record for a single day, authorities said....

 2021-05-17 17:52 

The Australian

France to cancel $5 billion Sudan debt: Macron...

France will cancel almost $5 billion in debt owed by Sudan to Paris as part of efforts to help the country in its transition to democracy after the ousting of authoritarian leader Omar al-Bashir, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....

 2021-05-17 17:50 

The Australian

Biden says will talk Monday with Netanyahu over Israel violence...

US President Joe Biden said he would be talking Monday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the bloodshed in Israel....

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