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Find out why the World Health Organisation skipped two letters of the Greek alphabet when naming the latest Covid variant.
South Australia will take whatever action is necessary to protect people from the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, Premier Steven Marshall says.SA has already tightened its border restrictions for international arrivals, lifting the quarantine requirement from seven to 14 days.
The Morrison government is sticking to its argument that Labor must agree to its version of an integrity commission before introducing legislation to parliament.The government says draft legislation has been available for scrutiny for some time but Labor says it does not go far enough.
NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet said 141 travellers were added to the state's health quarantine facility. Source: ABC News
Health Minister Greg Hunt said a meeting of National Cabinet in the next 48 hours could see changes in restrictions. Find out more.
Roadworks can be a tricky area for drivers to deal with. See if you can pass this RMS test question based on a common situation.
If China adopted the same pandemic control tactics as the US, Britain and Israel it could spell disaster, mathematicians say. Read more about their study.
Two cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Canada, provincial health officials say.The cases of the variant, which was first detected in southern Africa last week, were reported in two people in Ottawa who had recently travelled to Nigeria, the Ontario government said on Sunday.
His wife saw text messages between her husband and another woman discussing the alleged plot while calling his work to tell them he was sick, police said.
South Australia has tightened its border rules following the emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant.All international travellers and people arriving in SA from high-risk Australian locations will again be required to quarantine for 14 days.
Virgil Abloh, fashion's highest profile Black designer and the creative mind behind Louis Vuitton's menswear collection, has died of cancer, Vuitton's owner LVMH said.LVMH said Abloh, 41, had been battling cancer privately for years.
Honduran opposition leader Xiomara Castro has declared victory in the presidential election as initial results pointed to a landslide win.The result would put the left back in power for the first time since Castro's husband was ousted in a coup 12 years ago.
Polar bears are adjusting their diet to cope with the loss of sea ice, and starting to hunt land animals. Find out more.
Regional Australia is in danger of losing its reputation as a refuge for affordable housing as rents climb across the country, sparking calls for the Commonwealth to intervene.Rent inflation in the regions escalated to a "remarkable" 12.
At least two people have been killed and 16 others injured in western Niger when protesters clashed with a French military convoy they blocked after it crossed the border from Burkina Faso, the local mayor says.The armoured vehicles and logistics trucks had crossed the border on Friday after being blocked in Burkina Faso for a week by demonstrations there against French forces' failure to stop mounting violence by Islamist militants.
South Africa say it is being punished for its advanced ability to detect new COVID-19 variants early, as travel bans and restrictions imposed because of the new Omicron variant threaten to harm tourism and other sectors of the economy.South Africa has some of the world's top epidemiologists and scientists, who have managed to detect emerging coronavirus variants and their mutations early on in their life cycle.
A 24-year-old woman from Wagga Wagga has created the app Womn-Kind to revolutionise how young Australian women access mental health support. Find out more.
Australian Indigenous actor David Gulpilil has died aged 68.Gulpilil enjoyed an acting career spanning 50 years, appearing in iconic films such as Walkabout, The Last Wave, Crocodile Dundee, The Tracker and Rabbit Proof Fence, before he was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2017.
Israel is set to ban the entry of all foreigners into the country, making it the first country to shut its borders completely in response to the potentially more contagious Omicron coronavirus variant.It also says it will reintroduce counter-terrorism phone-tracking technology in order to contain the spread of the variant.
At least 18 people have died and another five injured in a road accident in West Bengal state in east India."Deeply pained at reported death of 18 people and five others injured in Nadia District after the vehicle they were travelling in collided with (sic) a truck parked on the side of road," West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Twitter.