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Budget trains to take on East Coast main line
Day-two PCR tests for double-jabbed remain until end of October In-person GPs can’t return to normal without more cash - BMA Everything you need to know about the travel system changes Doomsday surge of Covid averted in schools Return to the office threatened by new flexible working rules
Scott Morrison ‘not going to speculate’ if Christian Porter will keep job over blind trust. Prime minister says he’s awaiting advice on whether the blind trust Porter used to pay part of his legal fees in ABC defamation case met ministerial standards
Jodey Whiting took her own life two weeks after her disability benefits were stopped by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Andrew Neil has said he quit GB News because he was concerned about the direction the channel was taking and said he was in a "minority of one" among senior managers and the board.
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Stopping violence against women should be considered as much of a priority for the police as combating terrorism, a major report has found. The watchdog report was commissioned by Home Secretary Priti Patel in the wake of the murder of Sarah Everard. It demands a "radical shift" in the way crimes against women and girls are prioritised and points to several areas where policing must improve.
Australia on Friday shrugged off Chinese anger over its decision to acquire US nuclear-powered submarines and vowed to defend the rule of law in airspace and waters where Beijing has staked multiple hotly contested claims.
‘I’ve lost my daughter, my best friend,’ says Kevin McAllister
Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer said the current head of the IMF, in her previous senior role at the World Bank, engineered a "whitewash" of his concerns surrounding the bank's flagship report.
Sitting on her mother’s lap, 2-year-old Lucía looked at the illustrations in her book while around her several children watched the doctors in white coats and nurses with thermometers in amazement
The Met Police said the pensioner was involved in a “struggle” with an officer on routine patrol.
Australian officials will trial a home quarantine system for fully vaccinated international travellers arriving in Sydney, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as the country moves to reopen its borders despite persistent COVID-19 cases. Australia closed its international border in March 2020 in response to the pandemic, allowing entry almost exclusively to citizens and permanent residents who are required to undergo a mandatory two-week hotel quarantine at their own expense. "This is the next step in our plan to safely reopen, and to stay safely open," Morrison said, adding the trial could set the standard for the way "we live with COVID-19."
Sky News Australia rolls out the red carpet for Piers Morgan, who vows to take on ‘woke world’Another conservative loudmouth comes to town. Plus: a Sunrise interview with Meghan Markle’s father falls flat Piers Morgan is welcomed back into the News Corp fold by Rupert Murdoch. Morgan will anchor a new global TV show that will air on Sky News Australia. Photograph: Paul Edwards/Paul Edwards / The Sun
Critics said the government failed to “show decisiveness” and “compassion” in Afghanistan
Covid rules and the defence pact lead many of Friday’s papers.
An octopus charged at divers in Victoria’s Port Philip Bay as they approached a toilet that the tentacled creature had made its underwater home.This video shared to Instagram by Jules Casey on September 12 shows the octopus positioned on the toilet before rushing toward the divers. It seats itself upon a camera momentarily, before returning to the toilet.The toilet is part of an artificial reef where Casey regularly films her adventures before posting the videos on her OneBreathDiver Instagram account.She is a freediver and photographer based on the Mornington Peninsula. Credit: Jules Casey via Storyful
The world's biggest trees were being wrapped in fire-proof blankets Thursday in an effort to protect them from huge blazes tearing through the drought-stricken western United States. A grove of ancient sequoias, including the 275-foot (83-meter) General Sherman Tree -- the largest in the world -- were getting aluminum cladding to fend off the flames.Firefighters were also clearing brush and pre-positioning engines among the 2,000 ancient trees in California's Sequoia National Park, incident comm
Message in a bottle from Japan washes up on Hawaii beach after 37 yearsDiscovery made by a local girl comes decades after the bottle was put into the sea by schoolchildren as part of an experiment to monitor ocean currents The glass bottle was found in June and arrived back at the Choshi High School in Japan in September. Photograph: Alamy
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected Chinese criticism of Australia’s new nuclear submarine alliance with the United States and says he doesn’t mind that President Joe Biden might have forgotten his name
Barack Obama is endorsing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Canadian election