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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s second-most populous city Melbourne will end its fifth lockdown on Tuesday with the Victoria state government declaring it had beaten an outbreak of the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant for a second time. The five-day lockdown across Victoria ends at 11:59 p.m., allowing schools, pubs and restaurants to reopen, Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said. But people will not be allowed to have visitors in their homes for another two weeks. “This lockdown .
Bermuda has been sending athletes to the Olympics since 1936. Until Tuesday, the Atlantic island's highest honor was a bronze medal won 45 years ago. Flora Duffy changed that in just under two hours, swimming, cycling and running through the wind and rain around Tokyo Bay to win the Olympic women's triathlon for Bermuda's first gold medal.
Adults are expected to live independently upon finishing college. But these adults, among millions of others, are forced to move back in with their parents since the pandemic hit. How are they coping with being in this "nightmare"?
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s whirlwind tour of the U.S. border with Mexico on Monday was filled with climbing into military vehicles, visiting with troops and positioning herself as tough on an issue that's sure to loom large in 2024 presidential debates. The Republican governor flew to McAllen, Texas, to check in on the roughly 50 National Guard members who volunteered for a 30-day deployment. She heard how troops have encountered many children crossing and are eager to
NSW Covid lockdown restrictions: update to Sydney, Orange and regional coronavirus rules explainedCovid restrictions for greater Sydney, including residents in the Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool, Cumberland and Blacktown LGAs, the Central Coast, Blue Mountains and Wollongong have been extended, with lockdown set to lift for Orange, Blayney and Cabonne local government areas in the state’s central west. Here’s the full list of what you can and can’t do in NSWFull list and map of NSW h
New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): Congress Rajya Sabha MP Shaktisinh Gohil on Tuesday gave a 'suspension of business' notice under rule 267 in the Rajyasabha to have a discussion on the Pegasus Project in the presence of the Prime Minister or Home Minister.
Kimberley Daniels is at the Tokyo Olympics to judge canoeing slalom, where her daughter Haley is representing Canada in an event newly introduced at the Games as a bid for greater gender equality. "My goal was always to be seen as a woman, now I have to see myself as a transgender woman and that is also a big step." Daniels, who was a canoe slalom gate judge at Rio in 2016, had not planned to transition until after the Tokyo Games, but due to the one-year pandemic delay, she has arrived in Tokyo as a woman.
As former Australian skipper Allan Border celebrates his birthday today; here we take a look at his top 5 batting performances in international cricket.
As Jonty Rhodes celebrates his birthday today, here we take a look at some brilliant fielding moments from South Africa cricketer's career.
In one of the most talented draft classes in recent memory, the intrigue starts at No. 5 and Scottie Barnes.
Hong Kong Online Vegan Store La Taula has launched a new collection of bespoke vegan cheeses. Gluten and dairy-free, their artisanal cheese range is derived from natural, unprocessed ingredients.Central, Hong Kong, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- La Taula, a notable name for bespoke, vegan cuisine in the competitive Hong Kong food scene, has now launched a new collection of artisanal vegan cheeses and vegan cream cheeses. La Taula’s new product range is both gluten and dairy-free. More details
Deaths of teenagers have risen while overall homicide figures have dropped in London.
A puncture less than 2km from the end of the bike leg may have ruined Georgia Taylor-Brown's hopes of winning triathlon gold on Tuesday - or it may have been what propelled the Briton to take what turned out to be a hugely impressive silver. Taylor-Brown was one of a pack of five who had broken more than a minute clear of the field and who knew the medals would be shared amongst them. Taylor-Brown revealed after the race she had suffered a stress fracture in her shin three months ago that left her unable to run for six weeks but had kept it private so as not to let her rivals think she had a weakness.
Dana Vollmer won gold in the 100m butterfly at London 2012 despite one cap coming off
Bermuda’s only previous medal was a bronze in boxing 45 years ago.
TOKYO — Marnie McBean has two enduring memories from the Atlanta Olympics: sharing a warm embrace with her late double-sculling partner Kathleen Heddle and a grandstand filled with cheering fans after they won their third gold medal in rowing. Twenty-five years later at another Olympics half a world away and sadly neither are present. Heddle succumbed to cancer earlier this year and because of COVID-19 precautions in Japan fans are not allowed to watch any events in person at the Tokyo Games. "T
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jorge Soler hit two home runs for the second straight game and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to six games with a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Mike Minor (8-8) gave the Royals their fifth quality start in the last six games. He allowed two runs on three hits over six innings. He walked two and struck out seven. Minor’s victory in Milwaukee on July 20 started the Royals’ current winning streak. Scott Barlow worked the final two
(Bloomberg) -- South Korea’s central bank remains confident of the country’s robust recovery from the pandemic slump and looks largely on track to raise interest rates this year after economic growth cooled more than expected last quarter.Asia’s fourth-largest economy grew 0.7% during the three months to June from the previous quarter, the Bank of Korea said Tuesday, below economists’ consensus for a 0.8% increase. The economy expanded 5.9% from the low levels of a year earlier.Even with the bel
The Indian men's hockey team registered their second win at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
(Bloomberg) -- Japan’s aggressive new plan to champion clean energy is shaking up the liquefied natural gas market that it helped pioneer 60 years ago.The country, the world’s top LNG importer, called for more renewables such as wind and solar to replace natural gas in a revised plan released last week. The shift aims for LNG-fired power generation to fall by roughly half this decade, creating upheaval for Japanese utilities as well as suppliers from Qatar to Australia to the U.S.The stricter gu