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Qld Covid restrictions and lockdown: Brisbane and regional Queensland coronavirus rules explained. Queensland has announced a snap lockdown. Here’s the full list of what you can and can’t do
Satellite images have shown the devastation caused by deadly wildfires raging across southern Turkey. Homes have been burned down and people have been forced to flee villages and beach resorts. A volunteer firefighter who was taking drinking water to his colleagues was involved in a motorcycle crash and died in the fire.
Welcome to your early morning news briefing from The Telegraph - a round-up of the top stories we are covering on Saturday. To receive twice-daily briefings by email, sign up to our Front Page newsletter for free. 1. NHS made secret pandemic plan to deny care to elderly The NHS drew up secret plans to withdraw hospital care from people in nursing homes in the event of a pandemic, The Telegraph can disclose. Confidential Whitehall documents show that the NHS plans refused treatment to those in th
China raced Saturday to contain its worst coronavirus outbreak in months as fresh cases were reported in two more parts of the country including the sprawling megacity of Chongqing.
In his last Olympic race, Jonny Brownlee finally ended his wait for gold. Third in London and second in Rio, he had too often played the role of Alistair’s younger brother. In Tokyo, he acted every bit British Triathlon’s elder statesman, completing a stunning second leg as Britain won gold in the first ever mixed team relay.
‘It’s just hypocrisy’: Sydney construction workers say LGA lockdowns ‘crippling’ industry. Workers fear many businesses will not survive if restrictions that have halted construction across much of western Sydney are not eased soon
An Alaska Native artist has created a new stamp for the U.S. Postal Service
The wife of Haiti's murdered president, seriously wounded in the very attack that killed her husband, listened in terror as the gunmen ransacked their home, she said in her first interview since the assassination.
“It brought joy to my heart to see people who did not know each other to come together”
An San kept South Korea’s Olympic flag flying in women’s archery on Friday as she took the individual title, shrugging off online bullying over her hairstyle to become the first archer to win three golds at a single Games. Top-seeded An held her nerve as her final and semi-final went to shootoffs, downing Elena Osipova of the Russian Olympic Committee to take gold. Lucilla Boari claimed bronze to become the first Italian female archer to win an Olympic medal.The 20-year-old South Korean An, alre
‘Cimate change is here,’ said Stavros Solomos, a climate expert at the Academy of Athens.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is vowing he “won’t let grass grow under our feet” as the department begins to implement new vaccine and testing directives
Stunning findings from a 4 July cluster have upended the medical community’s assumptions, writes Helen Elfer
‘He knows he has a story that has been written for him, he also knows he doesn’t want to be defined by that story’
Rescuers and local villagers risk their lives while carrying injured people across a raging river in India, after a bridge collapsed due to flash floods. The rescue team is seen transporting patients from one bank of the river to the other, braving the river Jahalman Nallah. The incident took place in the Lahaul and Spiti district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The clip was filmed on July 31.
The willingness of athletes, led by Simone Biles, to talk about the pressures they face as elite athletes on the Olympics stage, has forced a look at how NBC presents the Games to the public
Helicopters rescued people from at least four yachts off the Isles of Scilly
The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts of some of the most prominent federal prosecutors’ offices around the country last year
Cuba this week received shipments of food and medical supplies from allies Mexico, Russia https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/russia-sends-covid-19-aid-cuba-defence-ministry-2021-07-24 and Bolivia in a bid to ease shortages and discontent amid the island's worst economic crisis in decades and a surge in coronavirus cases. The donations, which authorities started distributing on Friday, come nearly three weeks after unprecedented protests https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/street-protests-break-out-cuba-2021-07-11 broke out nationwide, spurred by frustrations with dire economic conditions and curbs on civil freedoms. Cuba blames the unrest on U.S.-backed mercenaries exploiting hardships it says were largely brought about by decades of U.S. sanctions and disguising attempts at unrest through the campaign #SOSCuba calling for humanitarian aid.