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Assange trial could move Aust govt to act

Liberal National Party MP George Christensen has foreshadowed that certain facts set to be revealed in Julian Assange's extradition trial will cause the Australian government to come out in support the Wikileaks founder.

Michelle Bridges guilty of drink-driving

The "powerful" success of Michelle Bridges' weight loss program and a line from Shakespeare have been invoked as the TV personality and personal trainer sought to avoid a conviction for drink-driving.

Five virus tests for Aussie ship evacuees

The Australians preparing to be evacuated from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan will be tested for the illness five times before bunkering down for 14 days at a facility near Darwin.

Singapore Airlines cuts flights over virus

Singapore Airlines Ltd will temporarily cut flights across its global network in the three months to May, it says, as a coronavirus epidemic hits demand for services to the Asian city state, as well as through the key transit hub.

Japan plans HIV drug trial for coronavirus

Japan plans to trial HIV medications to treat patients infected with coronavirus as the growing number of cases poses an increasing threat to the country's economy as well as public health.

Coles $20m underpayment hit mars H1 result

Coles is the latest major retailer to fess up to underpaying staff, with the company expecting a $20 million hit after managers at its supermarkets and liquor division were underpaid over the past six years.

Apple won't meet guidance due to virus

Apple has announced it will not meet its revenue guidance for the March quarter due to the coronavirus outbreak affecting both production and demand in China.