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EU border to open to Aussies, Canadians

Travellers from Australia and 13 other countries will be allowed into the European Union as the bloc moves to open its border while minimising the coronavirus threat.

Reward of $1m over boy's Sydney fire death

The mother of a 13-year-old boy killed in a Sydney house fire more than 20 years ago has vowed to never stop searching for those responsible for the blaze as a police reward for fresh information on the case is lifted to $1 million.

Virus milestones amid fears worst to come

The world has surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones - 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases - and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come.

Passers-by take keys of Tas drink driver

A drink driver allegedly six times over the blood alcohol limit has been foiled by passers-by who took his keys after he crashed into a parked car in northern Tasmania.