Further delays hit $2.3 billion next-generation trains

New trains being delivered from China as part of the already late $2.3 billion high-capacity metro train program are likely to be further delayed because of COVID-19, leaked cabinet documents warn. The delay comes amid a broader productivity slowdown on major infrastructure projects caused by the coronavirus restrictions. Confidential Treasury advice to cabinet obtained by The Age warns projects could […]

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Bernie Sanders sounds alarm on a Trump ‘nightmare scenario’

Washington: Senator Bernie Sanders is planning to mount an aggressive campaign to counter potential attempts by President Donald Trump to delegitimise the results of the November election, warning that Democrats and Republicans alike must do "everything that we can to prevent that from happening." In a phone interview this week, Sanders said he would spend the next six weeks urging […]

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: More restrictions to be eased in Victoria this weekend as South Australia opens its border to NSW residents

Summary Premier Daniel Andrews has confirmed more lockdown restrictions will be eased this weekend, beyond those he previously flagged, after declaring the Victoria is winning the battle against coronavirus. Victoria recorded 15 cases on Wednesday, bringing Melbourne’s crucial 14-day average down to 29.4. NSW residents can now travel to South Australia without needing to self-quarantine after border restrictions were scrapped […]

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Pregnant wife heroically fights off 9ft SHARK that attacked her bloodied husband as he snorkeled on a reef

A PREGNANT wife heroically fought off a nine-foot shark that attacked her bloodied husband on Sunday morning. Margot Dukes-Eddy, 29, fearlessly jumped to help her 30-year-old husband, Andrew Charles Eddy, when a shark bit his shoulder in the Florida Keys, witnesses said. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said Andrew was attacked by the shark while snorkeling on a reef at […]

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Kindergarten teacher 'molested girl, 5, under his desk after giving her a bottle of bubbles to play with'

A KINDERGARTEN teacher allegedly molested a five-year-old girl under his desk after "giving her a bottle of bubbles to play with" – and his victim is still seeking justice. Roberto Aguilar has been accused of sexualy abusing his victim at Woodbine School in Chicago’s Cicero School District and is waiting for his criminal trial. The alleged abuse took place in […]

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A TON of cocaine is found hidden within fruit shipments at Dover

A TON of cocaine worth up to £100million is found hidden within fruit shipments at Dover port The cocaine was discovered concealed within shipments of fruit at the Kent Class A drugs with street value of approximately £100 million found in pallets  Joint operation involved National Crime Agency and Police Scotland Organised Crime Partnership Around a ton of cocaine has […]

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