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The number of sectors that can skip quarantine as part of a pilot scheme is to be increased, as more testing sites are set up across England. Meanwhile the number of testing sites is being ramped up to support the daily testing pilot scheme, Sky News reported. British swimmer Tom Dean revealed he had to overcome Covid twice just to reach the Olympics and hailed the “single greatest achievement” of his life as he took a stunning 200m freestyle gold medal.
EXCLUSIVE: Josie says the rumours that her ‘geek’ George broke up with his long-term girlfriend to go on the dating show aren’t true. Read more.
China's anti-dumping duties will end imports of Australian bottled wine, rendering the Chinese market unviable in the near term, new research has found.The latest report on the wine sector from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Science says the Chinese tariffs, imposed for five years, have already seriously disrupted Australia's wine trade.
More than three months after winning an election which sparked a constitutional crisis, Samoa's first female prime minister has finally been able to take office.A smiling Fiame Naomi Mata'afa on Tuesday sat in the chair that her predecessor had been reluctant to relinquish after 22 years in power.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Indonesia surged 19.6% on a yearly basis in the second quarter in rupiah terms, the country's investment ministry said on Tuesday, the highest rise in over five years. With domestic investment, total direct invest in the second quarter stood at 223 trillion rupiah, up 16.2% from a year earlier. Minister Bahlil Lahadalia told a news conference business has become accustomed to the coronavirus pandemic, which helped spurred investment flows into Southeast Asia's largest economy.
Japanese star loses third round match in straight sets (Source: Channel Seven)
The students who encountered the murder suspect involved in last week's killing at River Valley High School (RVHS) responded immediately by applying the emergency lockdown drills they had been taught.
The regular Coles shopper was angry and confused when he was left without a free Hot Roast Chicken, but Coles says there's a good reason why. Read more to find out what it is.
Simon Fikadu awoke before dawn to join the convoy leaving the Mai Aini camp for Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region, where he and his family have lived for seven years.
ZURICH (Reuters) -Credit Suisse on Tuesday appointed Goldman Sachs' David Wildermuth as its new chief risk officer, as it seeks to turn the corner on the Archegos and Greensill scandals that have rocked Switzerland's second-biggest bank. "I am delighted to welcome David to Credit Suisse, where he will help shape the Group's enhanced risk management framework, an essential part of the bank's strategic realignment currently underway," Chairman Antonio Horta-Osorio said in a statement.
“It’s mind blowing how unfair it is."
The pop icon described her ongoing situation as ‘traumatizing, insane and depressing’
Cuba denounced the targeting of its Paris embassy on Monday as a "terrorist attack" encouraged by the United States after the building was bombarded with Molotov cocktails.
Dean tested positive for coronavirus for a second time in January – and was left struggling to walk up the stairs.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka has been knocked out of the Tokyo Olympics after she was stunned in straight sets by the Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova. The poster girl of the Games, who lit the Olympic flame at last week’s opening ceremony, had been favourite for the gold medal after world no1 Ash Barty’s equally surprising exit on Monday, but was denied a quarter-final place as Vondrousova triumphed 6-1, 6-4. After being broken in her first game, Osaka looked to have shaken off the cobwebs and set up an immediate chance to hit back, but Vondrousova stood firm to hold serve and then steered a wonderful, off-balance backhand winner up the line to bring up three break points in the next game, taking the second of them to go 3-0 ahead.
(Bloomberg) -- Chinese shares in the crosshairs of Beijing’s regulatory crackdown extended their sharp selloff into a third day Tuesday.Technology and education shares retreated once again while property stocks also fell. Tencent Holdings Ltd. slumped over 6%, after the company’s music arm gave up exclusive streaming rights and was hit with fines. Meituan fell as much as 13% after its record 14% decline on Monday.Read More: China’s crackdown rocks investors, with losses in Chinese tech and educa
(Bloomberg) -- China’s rapid economic recovery in the first half of the year was fueled by manufacturing-heavy provinces on the eastern coastal line of the country, widening the gap with inland regions.Five of the six best-performing provinces in the first six months of the year were from the southern and eastern parts of China, including major manufacturing and export hubs Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Guangdong, according to official regional data collated by Bloomberg News.Export growth has been surp
(Bloomberg) -- Stocks and U.S. equity futures were broadly steady Tuesday as traders awaited earnings from major technology companies. Hong Kong shares extended a retreat sparked by Beijing’s sweeping regulatory overhaul.MSCI Inc.’s Asia-Pacific equity gauge fluctuated as shares rose in Japan and wavered in China. U.S stock futures fell after the S&P 500 hit a new peak, with Tesla Inc. the latest firm to post better-than-expected results. The Nasdaq 100 and Dow Jones Industrial Average also ende
Wild winds, severe storms and blizzard conditions will lash Victoria as a cold front crosses the state on the first day out of lockdown.The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning about destructive winds on Tuesday afternoon, with wind gusts of 98km/h winds already recorded at Mt Buller.
Osaka was beaten 6-1 6-4 on centre court