Polish presidential vote headed for runoff
Poland’s conservative president, Andrzej Duda, was the frontrunner in Sunday’s election, but fell short of the 50% of votes needed to win in the first round, according to the projection of an exit poll.
June 29, 2020 11:54 am
'Swift and dangerous turn' in Texas cases, says governor
The spread of coronavirus infections has taken a “swift and very dangerous turn” in the US state of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott has warned.
June 29, 2020 11:04 am
Gunman at Walmart distribution center was former employee
A man who drove into a Walmart distribution center in Northern California and went on a shooting rampage was fired from his job at the center last year, authorities said.
June 29, 2020 11:02 am
NZ currently has 20 active COVID-19 cases
New Zealand currently has 20 active Covid-19 cases, all in managed isolation or quarantine.
June 29, 2020 10:25 am
Confirmed COVID-19 cases around the world has passed 10 million: Johns Hopkins University
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world has passed the milestone of 10 million, according to Johns Hopkins University in the US.
June 29, 2020 6:29 am
Plan to allow dogs on beach lands council in court
A multimillionaire Sydney financier is taking Northern Beaches Council to court in an attempt to stop it creating an off-leash dog area at Palm Beach.
June 28, 2020 2:57 pm
Brazil signs deal to produce experimental COVID-19 vaccine
The Brazilian government today announced an agreement with Oxford University and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to produce a promising coronavirus vaccine that is undergoing tests.
June 28, 2020 12:35 pm
Three new cases in NSW
Three new cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed, bringing the total number of cases in NSW to 3,177.
June 28, 2020 11:53 am
NZ: Four new cases of COVID-19; one person in hospital
New Zealand has four new cases of COVID-19 – all involving people tested in managed isolation facilities who recently returned from overseas.
June 28, 2020 11:25 am
As cases surge in US, rural areas seeing increases as well
For many states and counties in the U.S., the dark days of the coronavirus pandemic in April unfolded on their television screens, not on their doorsteps.
June 28, 2020 11:19 am
Florida and Texas reverse reopening as US cases pass 2.5m
Coronavirus infections across the United States have passed 2.5 million, with record numbers of cases reported in the states of Florida and Texas.
June 28, 2020 9:17 am
Delhi struggles to cope with Covid-19 surge
The Chief Minister of India’s capital Delhi has said the speed at which coronavirus has spread has severely challenged its health system.