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NSW has 1485 new cases, expects Oct peak

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian will this week release COVID-19 modelling on the looming peak in case numbers and hospitalisations as the state records more than 1400 local cases.

Dads stepping up for lockdown lessons

Aussie dads are playing a greater role in their young children's education during COVID-19, leading the charge when it comes to home-schooling maths and PE, a study has found.

Record 1533 more coronavirus cases in NSW

More than 1500 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases have been reported in NSW - another record high - with the number of people hospitalised surpassing 1000 for the first time.

Terrorist killed in NZ supermarket attack

An ISIS-inspired "known threat" to New Zealand has carried out a terror attack in Auckland, stabbing at least six people in a supermarket before being shot and killed by police.

ABBA reunite for first album in 40 years

Swedish supergroup ABBA have announced their first new album in four decades and said they would stage a series of virtual concerts using digital avatars of themselves in London next year.