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Covid: Melbourne's hard-won success after a marathon lockdown

BBC News Monday, 26 October 2020
After losing its initial grip on Covid, Australia is again being hailed as a global success story.
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Chandigarh-based startup creates world record by bringing 2,800 artists on single platform [Video]

Chandigarh-based startup creates world record by bringing 2,800 artists on single platform

Ongoing COVID-19 pandemic became hindrance for the artists as the art galleries, exhibitions were put on hold. Chandigarh-based startup along with International Art and Imagination Forum (IAIF) become a ray of hope for artists from round the world. They brought 2,800 artists from over 100 countries and created a world record. Rajesh Batra is the man who came up with the idea. World's Largest Online Creativity event received World Record Certificate from World Book of Records United Kingdom. The virtual art forum witnessed some of the most iconic pieces of arts from artists.

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NHS prepares to begin Covid vaccinations [Video]

NHS prepares to begin Covid vaccinations

The NHS will begin vaccinating patients against coronavirus at dozens ofhospital hubs from this week at the start of the biggest immunisationprogramme in history.

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Couple divided for nine months by Covid and an ocean

A special pass for long-distance couples allowed Tina and Victor to reunite after nine months on different sides of the world.
BBC News

Covid tensions in US hotspot of North Dakota: 'Grow up, mask up'

One in every 800 North Dakotans has now died from Covid, but people remain split on how seriously to take it.
BBC News

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Victorian premier eases coronavirus rules for masks in Melbourne, lifts caps on social gatherings

Premier Daniel Andrews has announced the new coronavirus restrictions that will see Victorians through the summer months.
SBS

Border Force to probe how overseas travellers avoided quarantine before boarding Sydney to Melbourne flight

Health Minister Greg Hunt has asked the Border Force commissioner to investigate how two overseas travellers avoided quarantine on arriving In Sydney.
SBS

Passengers on Sydney to Melbourne flight asked to self-isolate after two overseas travellers skip quarantine

Two overseas travellers failing to quarantine in Sydney before travelling to Melbourne has prompted a directive to others on their flight to quarantine at home.
SBS

Son of woman charged over Point Cook fire says she never meant to hurt anyone

The son of a sex worker charged with murder after a house fire in Melbourne's west that killed three people including a baby says she never meant to hurt..
New Zealand Herald

Judge refuses to dismiss media charges in Pell trial

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A Supreme Court judge in Australia’s Victoria state on Friday dismissed submissions from news media organizations and journalists..
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