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Sat 4 Jul 2020

Library books microwaved to kill COVID-19

Library books microwaved to kill COVID-19

Americans are going to scary new lengths to disinfect public property amid fears of a second coronavirus wave.

Trump’s July 4 celebrations ‘descending into chaos’

Trump’s July 4 celebrations ‘descending into chaos’

Protesters have blocked an access road to Mount Rushmore, clashing with police as US President Trump is set to give a speech.

‘Super Saturday’: Massive pub blitz

‘Super Saturday’: Massive pub blitz

Thirsty English punters are planning to rush to the pub as coronavirus restrictions drop in an event dubbed “Super Saturday”.A

Mutant virus strain spreading rapidly

Mutant virus strain spreading rapidly

The original coronavirus strain that emerged in China last year has been replaced by a new strain that spreads far more quickly, say scientists.

‘Racist’ team name set for major change

‘Racist’ team name set for major change

Severe backlash from fans and major corporate sponsors calling for change has forced one NFL team to consider a major switch.

Cricket great held knife to coach’s throat

Cricket great held knife to coach’s throat

One of cricket’s modern greats did not take kindly to some words of advice from a batting coach during a particularly horrific form slump.

Sex abuse accused's extraordinary life in hiding as 'G-Max'

Sex abuse accused's extraordinary life in hiding as 'G-Max'

Ghislaine Maxwell, arrested as an accomplice of Jeffrey Epstein, lived a lavish life in hiding with 15 bank accounts stuffed with cash.

America breaks its virus record again

America breaks its virus record again

The United States has broken its coronavirus record again, with the country recording more than 55,000 new cases in one day.

‘Wake up’: Health body delivers a stark coronavirus warning

‘Wake up’: Health body delivers a stark coronavirus warning

The World Health Organisation has urged the world to wake up about the threat of coronavirus as we close in on 11 million global cases.

She was sexually harassed. She complained. Now she's dead

She was sexually harassed. She complained. Now she's dead

Gruesome details have emerged about the murder of Vanessa Guillen, who was allegedly bludgeoned to death and entombed in cement.

Murderous babysitter’s haunting messages

Murderous babysitter’s haunting messages

Hunter MacIntosh’s mum left him in the care of a regular babysitter. But her last text, asking if he was asleep, went unanswered.

UFC world mourns tragic death

UFC world mourns tragic death

The entire MMA world has been left reeling after the shocking news Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father had lost his COVID-19 battle.

Prince Andrew could be ‘covert target’

Prince Andrew could be ‘covert target’

US authorities’ insistence that Prince Andrew turn up for a face-to-face interview have led to claims he could be a ‘covert target’ following Maxwell's arrest.

Paramedic’s shock call out to dying relative

Paramedic’s shock call out to dying relative

An ambulance service officer had no idea she would be spending her last moments with her father after she received a call about a sick patient.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

‘Don’t like this’: Airline’s face shields fail to impress

‘Don’t like this’: Airline’s face shields fail to impress

If you thought masks on a plane and some disinfectant wipes were as bad as flying will get post-pandemic, think again.

Mystery surrounds mass elephant deaths

Mystery surrounds mass elephant deaths

Hundreds of elephants have suddenly died in a “conservation disaster” for the vulnerable population. WARNING: Graphic images.

Maxwell to turn on high-profile sex ring

Maxwell to turn on high-profile sex ring

Within hours of Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend’s arrest, prosecutors say they expect her to turn on other high-profile sex ring suspects.

Prince Andrew under pressure after arrest

Prince Andrew under pressure after arrest

With another dramatic development in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal overnight, Prince Andrew has been left “bewildered” by new claims.

China’s warning shot at PM’s $270b defensive move

premium_icon China’s warning shot at PM’s $270b defensive move

As tensions between Australia and China simmer, Beijing has warned against Canberra’s $270 billion defence spending spree.

Zuckerberg on advertisers: ‘They’ll be back’

premium_icon Zuckerberg on advertisers: ‘They’ll be back’

The Facebook boss tells employees that the advertisers who have fled the platform will return. But he didn’t sound like he’d quite convinced himself.

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