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Eased Vic rules hint on virus-free day

Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton has hinted Victorian authorities could raise cap limits and density quotas higher than initially planned for some industries, as the state celebrates its second straight COVID-free day.

Bond movie idol Sean Connery dies, aged 90

Sean Connery, the charismatic Scottish actor who rose to international superstardom as the suave secret agent James Bond and then abandoned the role to carve out an Oscar-winning career in other roles, has died aged...

One new local COVID-19 case in Sydney

Sydney has chalked up another day of only a single locally transmitted coronavirus case, only days after the Queensland government declared it was still a coronavirus hotspot.

Typhoon Goni approaches the Philippines

Officials have evacuated almost one million residents in the southern part of the Philippines' main island of Luzon as a category 5 storm - the world's strongest this year - makes landfall.

At least 28 killed in Turkey earthquake

Rescue teams are ploughing through concrete blocks and the debris of eight collapsed buildings in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and north of the Greek island of Samos,...