Biden emerges from quarantine on Memorial Day
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Joe Biden and his wife Jill visit the War Memorial Plaza in Delaware on Memorial Day US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has made his first public appearance after more than two months in quarantine amid the Covid-19 crisis.Wearing a black face mask, the former vice-president laid a wreath at…
Clive Palmer’s High Court challenge to border closure ‘has legs’
LiveUpdated May 26, 2020 – 7.54am, first published at 7.17amKey PointsKnown COVID-19 cases are up 9, or 0.1 per cent, to 7118 this morning.The death toll is 102.Globally, more than 5.47 million people have tested positive for the virus and 344,700 have died.Subscribe to our daily newsletter, Need to know, here.Track the latest data in our blog, How…
Spectacular footage as Hazelwood power station demolished
May 26, 2020 – 6.26amHazelwood Power Station's imposing chimneys have been demolished, marking the end of an era for the Victorian community shaped by their presence.The eight chimneys, which soared 137m above the town of Morwell in the Latrobe Valley, came crashing down just before 12.30pm on Monday.The eight chimneys on the former Hazelwood Power…
Dominic Cummings fuels British anger after flouting lockdown
London, United Kingdom - The anger in the United Kingdom is palpable. It has been days since the breaking of lockdown rules by the prime minister's most senior adviser was first reported, but the incandescent rage is still burning white-hot. It has been fuelled by the abject refusal of Dominic Cummings to resign, as well…
A second immigrant has died from COVID-19 while in ICE custody – Business Insider
Santiago Baten-Oxlag, an immigrant in custody of the US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency, died from COVID-19 on Sunday.