Coronavirus update Aug. 11: Vic. records 331 new cases, 19 more deaths & NSW 22 new cases | ABC News

Another 19 Victorians have died, and 331 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the state in the past 24 hours. It is the same death toll as yesterday, when there were 322 cases. Premier Daniel Andrews, Health Minister Jenny Mikakos and senior bureaucrats are this morning facing a parliamentary inquiry into the Government’s response … Read more Coronavirus update Aug. 11: Vic. records 331 new cases, 19 more deaths & NSW 22 new cases | ABC News

Authorities had no aged-care plan to deal with COVID-19 pandemic, royal commission told | ABC News

The royal commission into aged care has heard that the aged care sector was under-prepared to deal with the human tragedy that’s unfolded since the coronavirus pandemic struck. More than 1,000 elderly residents have now been infected with the virus and more than 200 have died. The inquiry has heard that while there had been … Read more Authorities had no aged-care plan to deal with COVID-19 pandemic, royal commission told | ABC News

UK to have crunch talks with French over migrant crossings, Chancellor confirms

The UK will hold crunch talks with French authorities over the growing crisis over migrant crossings, as the Government comes under pressure to act. Rishi Sunak said that Chris Philip, the immigration minister, would be going to France next week and “pending the outcome of those discussions we can decide what measures should take place”. … Read more UK to have crunch talks with French over migrant crossings, Chancellor confirms

Victoria records another 450 cases, Government reveals plans for VCE scores | ABC News

Victoria has recorded another 450 cases of coronavirus, continuing a more than four week run of triple digit daily increases. Another 11 people have died after contracting the virus, including a woman in her 50s, bringing the death toll so far to 181. The Federal Government has launched its own inquiry into one of the … Read more Victoria records another 450 cases, Government reveals plans for VCE scores | ABC News

UK government spent £150 million on “unsafe” face masks for NHS – BBC News

The British government spent £150 million on 50 million face masks that can’t be used by the NHS because of concerns that they don’t fit properly and won’t protect staff from the coronavirus. Labour has called for an inquiry into the way the contract was awarded. Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by … Read more UK government spent £150 million on “unsafe” face masks for NHS – BBC News

Good weather prompts migrants to make treacherous crossings

Border Force patrol vessels and local lifeboats have been involved in the rescue of more than 100 migrants. At least seven rubber dinghies and a kayak were towed into Dover harbour as calm weather prompted a surge in attempts. An inquiry has been launched by the Commons home affairs select committee, which wants to scrutinise … Read more Good weather prompts migrants to make treacherous crossings

More than one hundred migrants cross the English channel in small boats

Border Force patrol vessels and local lifeboats have been involved in the rescue of more than 100 migrants in small boats in the English Channel. At least seven rubber dinghies and a kayak were towed into Dover harbour. An inquiry has been launched by the Commons home affairs select committee, which wants to scrutinise the … Read more More than one hundred migrants cross the English channel in small boats

Lebanese president vows probe into blast

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Operation Burnham – what happened with the NZSAS during a deadly incursion in Afghanistan

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Tech giants face grilling by Congress | ABC News

The leaders of Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon are facing accusations of predatory business practices, political bias and abuse of power. The company bosses appeared at a long-awaited inquiry into their vast wealth and influence, amid calls for new regulations to rein them in. The ABC’s chief foreign correspondent, Philip Williams, reports from Washington. For … Read more Tech giants face grilling by Congress | ABC News

Covid-19 patient leak – investigation into Hamish Walker and Michelle Boag released

Disgraced National MP Hamish Walker sent private Covid-19 details because his judgment was impaired after being called racist, an inquiry has found. Former National party president Michelle Boag sent the highly sensitive information to Walker in an attempt to help clear his name. Full story: http://nzh.tw/12352201 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald … Read more Covid-19 patient leak – investigation into Hamish Walker and Michelle Boag released

Oranga Tamariki baby uplifts undermine Māori – Lady Tureiti Moxon

She spoke to TVNZ1’s Breakfast as the Waitangi Tribunal’s urgent inquiry into Oranga Tamariki begins in Wellington today. Start your day the right way with a combination of news, sport and entertainment. Weekdays from 6am on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/breakfast Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Breakfaston1 Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/breakfaston1

Conservationists Use Infrared Drones to Save Australia’s Koalas from Extinction

This koala is snacking on its favorite food. But here on the east coast of Australia, there are fewer eucalyptus trees than there used to be. Habitat destruction is just one threat to this species. Infrared drone technology is now being used to help track koalas in the wild. The IUCN Red List categorizes koalas … Read more Conservationists Use Infrared Drones to Save Australia’s Koalas from Extinction