Covid 19 coronavirus: Melbourne lockdown looms as cluster cases spikes again

Speculation is mounting that Melbourne will be forced back into lockdown, after the latest cluster increased by 11 cases overnight. The state’s health authorities spent the night debating whether to impose a lockdown of up to seven days. It would be the fourth time Melbourne has been placed in a

NZ First Foundation case: Media loses argument of voters’ right to know who accused duo are before election

The two people charged by the Serious Fraud Office after an investigation into the New Zealand First Foundation will keep their names suppressed until after the election. The Herald and a collection of the country’s news organisations today argued constituents must know who the two criminally accused are before entering

The garden city learning to love the wild

Singapore likes to call itself a garden city, with trees lining its roads, ample lush parks and grass and plants surrounding its buildings. But it’s a garden under constant control – the trees are neat, the grass is well trimmed and the parks are constantly manicured. Because of coronavirus restrictions,

Private clinic offers coronavirus tests for £375 as pandemic sweeps UK

A private clinic is offering coronavirus tests for nearly £400. The Private Harley Street Clinic, Westminster, has been given permission by the NHS to carry out the pre-screening test that looks for nine viruses including COVID-19. Founder and medical director Dr Mark Ali insists it is not a replacement for