Travel bubble may strand passengers unable to transit through Australia
New Zealanders in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands could find themselves stranded with no transit through Australia when the travel bubble starts.
April 17, 2021 5:53 pm
Facebook board delays decision about Trump's possible return
Facebook’s Oversight Board has delayed its decision regarding former US President Donald Trump’s possible return to Facebook and Instagram.
April 17, 2021 1:23 pm
Taylor Swift breaks The Beatles' chart record
Taylor Swift has broken The Beatles’ long-held chart record for having the fastest run of three number one albums.
April 17, 2021 10:41 am
Peaky Blinders actress dies aged 52
Actress Helen McCrory, known for her roles in Peaky Blinders and three Harry Potter films, has died of cancer at the age of 52, her husband, the actor Damian Lewis, announced.
April 17, 2021 10:40 am
Fauci says he believes J&J vaccine will ‘get back on track soon’
Top U.S. infectious disease doctor hopes U.S. regulators will make a quick decision to lift a pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and get it “back on track.”
April 16, 2021 5:17 pm
Chicago releases video of police shooting boy
Chicago police have released footage of the moment one of its officers shot dead a 13-year-boy in a dark alley.
April 16, 2021 12:51 pm
France outlaws sex with children aged under 15
The French parliament adopted legislation that characterizes sex with a child under the age of 15 as rape and punishable by up to 20 years in jail, bringing its penal code closer in line with many other Western nations.
April 16, 2021 8:32 am
Duke's four children to walk alongside coffin at funeral
The Duke of Edinburgh’s four children will walk alongside his coffin at his funeral on Saturday.
April 16, 2021 7:36 am
Daunte Wright shooting: Ex-officer Kim Potter charged over killing
A white former police officer who shot dead a black motorist in Minnesota has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, prosecutors say.
April 15, 2021 5:10 pm
Search for survivors from 'lift' vessel
Rescuers are searching for the missing crew members of a large commercial vessel after it capsized off the US state of Louisiana.
April 15, 2021 1:56 pm
AstraZeneca vaccine: Denmark stops rollout completely
Denmark has ceased giving the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine amid concerns about rare cases of blood clots.
April 15, 2021 7:25 am
Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused over rare blood clots
The US, South Africa and European Union will temporarily stop the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid jab, after reports of rare blood clotting.