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Don't add government debt to your list of things to worry about

Sydney Morning Herald - 2 hours 7 min ago
In times of severe national crisis, we need all arms of government to step in with purpose and confidence, which they are doing.
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Staff prepare for influx of coronavirus patients at NHS Nightingale

Daily Mail - 2 hours 7 min ago
Staff at the hospital, based inside London's ExCeL centre, were seen preparing ambulances for the predicted influx of new patients in the wake of Britain's deadliest day in the outbreak so far.
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Governments turn to tech in coronavirus fight - but at what cost?

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 8 min ago
Critics warn privacy, civil liberties may be at risk as govt's turn to tech volunteers, companies in COVID-19 responses.
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Maha CM: Use masks while stepping out of home

Times of India - 2 hours 10 min ago
In his address to the state via live webcast, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday urged people to use masks while going out of their homes and appealed to former defence health services personnel, retired nurses and ward boys to join the "war" against coronavirus. About the inconvenience caused by the lockdown, he said: "we don't have any other option".
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US data shows African Americans more likely to die from COVID-19

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 11 min ago
Preliminary data highlights inequalities in health and access to medical care.
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Best of cartoons, April 9, 2020

Sydney Morning Herald - 2 hours 13 min ago
The news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists.
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'Unintended consequences': Mass childcare closures loom as rescue package falls short

Sydney Morning Herald - 2 hours 13 min ago
Two non-profit organisations that run 60 childcare centres say their sites are at imminent risk of having to close because they cannot access the $130 billion JobKeeper package.
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Cranes no longer dominate city skylines as construction declines

Sydney Morning Herald - 2 hours 13 min ago
In a further sign the construction phase in Sydney and Melbourne is slowing, the number of cranes in both cities is down with projects stalling due to economic uncertainty.
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Coronavirus UK: 500k FEWER have symptoms, tracking app shows

Daily Mail - 2 hours 24 min ago
The COVID 19 Symptom Tracker app, developed by King's College London, collects self-reported data from the public and predicts that around 1.4million people may have the coronavirus now.
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Rwanda struggles to test as COVID-19 cases rise

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 27 min ago
Like many other nations in Africa, Rwanda is struggling to keep up with testing to contain the pandemic.
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COVID-19: Growing concerns over medical workers' mental health

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 27 min ago
On top of their physical wellbeing, there are concerns over whether they can cope with the mental trauma stemming from the gruelling work.
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Drunk man, 27, who killed girlfriend by throwing a phone at her neck is jailed for five years

Daily Mail - 2 hours 27 min ago
Lloyd Birkby, 27, from Elland, West Yorkshire, was jailed for five years today at Leeds Crown Court after killing his girlfriend, Levi Ogden, 26, after throwing his phone at her neck last November.
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Professional dog walker is ordered to pay rival £3,000 in damages

Daily Mail - 2 hours 27 min ago
Alana Mullen, who has a dog walking business, Pilrig Paws, made accusations about rival Heather Hiram, of Safe and Sound Hound, claiming that pets had been mistreated.
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Australia's Great Barrier Reef shows record devastation

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 32 min ago
New aerial surveys of Australia's Great Barrier Reef show unprecedented levels of coral bleaching.
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Levi Ogden death: Man who killed partner by throwing phone jailed

BBC News - 2 hours 39 min ago
A judge says Lloyd Birkby "poses a significant risk of harm to intimate future partners".
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Emily Maitlis reveals she wanted to be like Line of Duty's Kate Fleming for Prince Andrew interview

Daily Mail - 2 hours 41 min ago
Emily Maitlis, 49, says she copied the interrogation approach of Line of Duty's DCI Kate Fleming as she questioned Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, at Buckingham Palace last November.
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Navajo Nation: Fears of hunger as COVID-19 lockdown to intensify

Al Jazeera - 2 hours 46 min ago
Navajo authorities set to beef up coronavirus restrictions as US aid trickles into tribal lands facing food insecurity.
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Man jailed after stealing surgical masks from hospital while thefts mean GP surgery risks closing

Daily Mail - 2 hours 49 min ago
Lerun Hussain, pictured, was caught stealing three masks by security staff at Kings College Hospital in the latest of a growing number of incidents of coronavirus-related crime.
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Coronavirus: Seven residents of east London care home die

BBC News - 2 hours 56 min ago
Almost half of the people living at Hawthorn Green care home are displaying Covid-19 symptoms.
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Passover in isolation dampens holiday mood in Israel

ABC (USA) - 2 hours 59 min ago
Israeli Jews have been forced to scale back or cancel beloved traditions and rituals marking the start of Passover, the holiday celebrating the Israelites’ freedom from Egyptian bondage

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