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Sat 4 Apr 2020

Elderly billionaire to become dad again

Elderly billionaire to become dad again

Former F1 owner and billionaire Bernie Ecclestone is unbelievably set to become a dad again — and some of his family aren’t happy.

Influencer denies faking virus results

Influencer denies faking virus results

Instagram star Arielle Charnas has published a tearful message online after being accused of faking her coronavirus test results – something she denies.

How Australia has proven Trump wrong

How Australia has proven Trump wrong

ANALYSIS: Donald Trump and Scott Morrison have both made the same boast about their coronavirus response this week. They can’t both be right.

Queen to give historic broadcast

premium_icon Queen to give historic broadcast

Queen Elizabeth will address the Commonwealth over the virus crisis, making it her first such address since the deaths of the Queen Mother and Princess Diana.

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Jacko's bizarre connection to Tiger King

Jacko's bizarre connection to Tiger King

Hit Netflix series Tiger King has shed new light on Joe Exotic’s unlikely connection to none other than Michael Jackson.

The moment dad finds out baby died during lockdown

The moment dad finds out baby died during lockdown

Finding out your baby has died is a most heartbreaking situation for any parent — but Jared Gliem had to sit behind a glass door.

US braces for ‘demarcation line’

US braces for ‘demarcation line’

The first signs have emerged of the coronavirus pandemic affecting the US presidential election as America is warned to prepare for the worst.

Study raises new questions about face masks

Study raises new questions about face masks

Global cases of the coronavirus are set to pass the one million mark as the WHO reviews guidelines on face masks.

Chinese lockdown amid virus spike fears

Chinese lockdown amid virus spike fears

The easing of intense distancing measures and a growing number of imported cases has authorities concerned about a “second wave” of infections.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Hilarious editing fail spotted in hit film

Hilarious editing fail spotted in hit film

Eagle-eyed fans have spotted a rogue modern item in a scene from Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of 1860s-set Little Women.

‘Well played’: Newspaper’s hilarious prank

‘Well played’: Newspaper’s hilarious prank

The world is starved for sport at the moment but one sports editor has taken it on himself to blur the lines of reality.

Nurse 'killed girlfriend, saying she infected him

Nurse 'killed girlfriend, saying she infected him

Newly qualified medic Lorena Quaranta, 27, was found dead by police after her partner Antonio De Pace, 28, apparently called them to say he had murdered her.

Tiger King: What happened to the cast of zany characters

Tiger King: What happened to the cast of zany characters

Many of the key players in Tiger King are now fuming at their treatment – but there’s been a happy ending for at least one.

‘Off limits’: Harry’s strict post-royal rule

‘Off limits’: Harry’s strict post-royal rule

With royal life now behind them, Harry and Meghan have the world at their feet – but the Duke has issued one non-negotiable rule for their new agent.

Star Wars actor Jack dies of COVID-19

Star Wars actor Jack dies of COVID-19

Star Wars actor Andrew Jack has died, unable to see his wife Gabrielle Rogers because she was in quarantine in Australia, his agent says.

Baby dies of COVID-19 in USA as global cases top 900,000

Baby dies of COVID-19 in USA as global cases top 900,000

America has lost its youngest virus victim as the number of infections globally pushes one million. There's been a surge of deaths in the UK and Aussie health workers...

China’s ‘fake’ virus numbers caused global crisis, says US

premium_icon China’s ‘fake’ virus numbers caused global crisis, says US

The US intelligence community has no doubts that China concealed the true extent of the coronavirus crisis, leading other nations to underestimate the danger.

USA COVID-19 infection rates ‘much higher than tests show’

premium_icon USA COVID-19 infection rates ‘much higher than tests show’

Doctors in the US and China have warned that coronavirus tests are not showing the true infection rates - which are probably much higher than official figures.

Third country reaches 100,000 cases

Third country reaches 100,000 cases

A third country has reached more than 100,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus, joining the United States and Italy in their scramble to contain the disease.

Australia to get virus ‘miracle drug’

Australia to get virus ‘miracle drug’

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced he has struck a deal to get a “miracle drug” touted by President Trump into Australia.

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