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 2020-08-08 23:07 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Man and woman charged after police cars rammed in Tweed Heads...

The pair, from Mackay, will face court on Sunday after allegedly ramming the cars following a police chase on Saturday....

 2020-08-08 22:50 

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Factory fire in Melbourne's north sees blasts wake nearby residents...

A fire has started at a factory in Melbourne's north and loud bangs can be heard coming from the site....

 2020-08-08 22:26 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Tangara school to close for two weeks after second student tests positive...

A second student at Tangara has tested positive for COVID-19, with the school now shut for two weeks and HSC trial exams thrown into chaos....

 2020-08-08 21:56 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victoria seeks lower case numbers, NSW and Queensland borders restricted, Australia's death toll rises to 278...

Victoria reaches one week since stage four restrictions began while New South Wales deals with mystery cases and Queensland closes its borders....

 2020-08-08 21:48 

Sydney Morning Herald

Bulldogs 'immature' as Lions sweat on Cameron scans...

Brisbane small forward Charlie Cameron will require scans on a hyper-extended knee, hurt on a night the Western Bulldogs were again exposed as "immature"....

 2020-08-08 21:48 

Sydney Morning Herald

Trump bypasses Congress, signs controversial executive orders...

After talks with the Democrats broke down, President Donald Trump signed a number of executive orders to provide payouts for cash-strapped Americans....

 2020-08-08 15:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

'We are heartbroken': Two-year-old boy named as Australian victim of Beirut explosion...

The family of two-year-old Isaac Oehlers say they are devastated by the boy's "sudden and tragic loss"....

 2020-08-08 14:07 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Victorian kids share their stories of school life in lockdown 2.0...

We asked school students of all ages to write us a letter describing their thoughts and feelings about the past few weeks and telling us how they are managing....

 2020-08-08 14:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Redemption story should serve to inspire...

Michael Coutts-Trotter should be respected for turning his troubled life around and carving out such a successful career....

 2020-08-08 14:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

It's been six years since I've seen my best friend but we're closer than ever...

The pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges including to friendships. But experts agree a close friendship can survive and there are even opportunities....

 2020-08-08 14:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Like father, like son: Swans ask questions we all want answered...

While Dr Norman Swan was commenting on the Victorian lockdown this week, his son Jonathan carried out a no-holds barred interview with the US President....

 2020-08-08 14:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

Once on life support, Never Trump Republicans enjoy a resurgence...

Some of the toughest ads against Donald Trump are driven by lifelong Republicans unable to stomach the direction their party has taken....

 2020-08-08 14:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Dachshund's incredible journey home thwarted on last leg...

Sea dog Pip travels from North Carolina but gets stuck in Melbourne on last leg to Sydney....

 2020-08-08 14:02 

Sydney Morning Herald

Pressure builds on Australia despite delay to international climate talks...

Australia's controversial climate policies will become more challenging on the international stage with the delay to Glasgow's climate talks, experts say....

 2020-08-08 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

SBW will prove critics wrong again, says Eddie Jones...

The England rugby coach is backing the former All Black to succeed when he returns to the NRL with the Sydney Roosters....

 2020-08-08 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Suaalii runs water for King's as two worlds await decision...

As the league and rugby worlds await his decision, a potential teammate has an idea of the decision he faces....

 2020-08-08 14:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Crossing the line: Why people breach borders and break the rules...

Amid widespread anger at people breaching virus restrictions, behavioural experts say anyone can find themselves in a situation where breaking the rules make sense....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Lockdown legacy: senior Trinity students get lesson-free day each fortnight...

The Summer Hill private school has introduced a fortnightly lesson-free Monday, so students can make their own learning decisions....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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'The whole thing is so wrong': Knox and Manly Corso caught in builder's collapse...

Furious creditors are chasing millions as investigations continue into the company's director, who is linked to the Baptist Church....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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'No appetite' to cap venue visits as deputy CMO says pub crawls must end...

Federal Deputy Chief Medical Officer Nick Coatsworth begged young people in NSW to "pull back" on their socialising, saying bar-hopping was not "the right thing to do" in a pandemic....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

In Beidaihe, a Chinese Communist beach party bummer...

The seaside town Mao made famous is grappling with the economic reality of the coronavirus and the political challenges facing its leaders....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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COVID-19 kills off late-night retail as shoppers shun city after dark...

Many retailers have reduced their trading hours as COVID-19 leads to a plunge in foot traffic in Sydney's CBD....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Sex addicts turn to porn and rehab as they avoid hook-ups...

Rehab centres and counsellors are treating a growing number of people for sex addiction, with pornography consumption and hook-up apps growing through the pandemic....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

From the Archives, 1995: Tom Uren, witness to Nagasaki...

Tom Uren was being held captive as a POW near the Japanese city on August 9, 1945, the day it was devastated by an atomic bomb....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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'Restless and unsettled': The pandemic is taking its toll on students...

The lost year is taking its toll on the usual progress that schoolchildren make....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Caught in the middle: NSW reconsiders how to 'live with the virus'...

The government is urging people to use masks and discouraging excess socialising, but is it enough to fend off another wave - and another lockdown?...

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Cup will run, COVID or no COVID...

The Victoria Racing Club insists the Melbourne Cup will go ahead on the first Tuesday in November....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Tara Moss among the airline customers 'held hostage' by repeated cancellations...

The Canadian-Australian author and former model can't get home because airlines keep cancelling flights, in a predicament shared by thousands of others....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Ready, set, run: 'Virtual' City2Surf is coming to your suburb in 2020...

The world's largest fun run won't be the same in 2020, but the "virtual" race will give entrants the chance to chart their own course....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

The smell of profit lingers with each spray of Eau de Warnie...

Shane Warne is the latest celebrity to whack his name on a "refined yet bold" bottle of perfume....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

A superb job with icare? No, minister...

We can demand better of our political leaders than NSW's icare debacle....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Swarm of killer bees': warning social media tools no match for trolls...

More than two out of three adults have negative experiences online, often resulting in real harm....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Mixed fortunes in holiday home market as some Sydneysiders rent 'second homes'...

It's a two-speed market for holiday rentals, from the cratered Airbnb apartment market in inner-city areas to well-off Sydneysiders renting a second home for a year to replace overseas holidays....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

UNSW freedom of speech saga reveals danger of sector's reliance on China...

The dependency of Australian universities on Chinese money has left them compromised and the pandemic has made them desperate and the saga involving a UNSW article last week proves it....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Completely made up': Factional tricks in Liberal preselection battle for Warringah...

Tony Abbott's former seat of Warringah has become the epicentre of a stunning Liberal Party factional battle....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg among Victorian MPs forced to self-isolate...

At least a dozen federal Victorian MPs and nine of their staffers have registered with ACT authorities to self-isolate for 14 days to attend Parliament in Canberra....

 2020-08-08 13:50 

Sydney Morning Herald

Legal experts raise concern about Ben Roberts-Smith's personal relationship with lawyer...

Legal experts have raised concern about reports of a personal relationship between Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith and his defamation lawyer, saying it could constitute conduct that is unprofessional....

 2020-08-08 13:45 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Think shutdowns hurt the economy? You should see what pandemics do...

If stage-four lockdown means saving more lives, avoiding overload and burnout in our health care system, and resuscitating jobs, business confidence and mental health sooner rather than later, then tighter lockdowns do not constitute a net cost in the lon...

 2020-08-08 13:43 

Sydney Morning Herald

Guns v giving: the trend that says everything about our priorities...

Australia's military spending now eclipses foreign aid by more than 10 to one. And the gap is set to grow....

 2020-08-08 13:43 

Sydney Morning Herald

Accountability in a pandemic: Why aren't more people mad at Dan Andrews?...

It's a challenge: how to hold politicians to account while sustaining the bipartisanship that has defined our response to coronavirus....

 2020-08-08 13:40 

Sydney Morning Herald

Black is King: Is Beyonce fashion's ultimate influencer?...

The pandemic has thrown the fashion world into chaos but Beyonce's 'Black is King' is proof of the star's power to influence mainstream style....

 2020-08-08 13:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Federation Square to improve links to the Yarra...

Federation Square will be opened up to the Yarra in a post-pandemic world with riverside activities and the promotion of its waterfront venues such as Riverland and Pilgrim....

 2020-08-08 13:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Spring is just around the corner...

We all experience winter differently, responding to these colder days according to our own dispositions....

 2020-08-08 13:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Woman overturns will to force parents to pay for reassignment surgery...

A trans woman who waged a decades-long battle with her conservative Jewish Orthodox parents to compel them into paying for her gender reassignment surgery has won a multimillion-dollar payout from her deceased father's estate....

 2020-08-08 13:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

A city divided: COVID-19 finds a weakness in Melbourne's social fault lines...

Politicians say we're all in this together and impose fines on those who transgress, but coronavirus has found out the places where we're divided....

 2020-08-08 13:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Those alone in isolation plead for 'lockdown bubble' rule for one friend...

Lockdown restrictions can be especially tough for those who live alone. Tonya Scibilia would like to see a New Zealand-style policy allowing single people to visit one other household....

 2020-08-08 13:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Push for coaches to help relieve mental health crisis...

Up to 450,000 Australians could benefit from low-intensity mental health support, under a proposal to expand access to help for mild to moderate anxiety and depression.....

 2020-08-08 13:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Depop is adding fizz to flat times for enterprising teens...

Young people are getting busy making their own 'little businesses' selling clothes between themselves during lockdown....

 2020-08-08 13:21 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Editorial cartoon...

The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of the Herald's cartoonists....

 2020-08-08 13:13 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Something old, something new...

Amid the gloom, glimmers of hope....

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