Opinion | Late in the Game, Russia Steps Up to Covid-19

In response, Moscow’s mayor, Sergey Sobyanin, has taken the lead in quarantine policymaking. He has issued additional “regional” restrictions on businesses and movements around town. He has imposed a self-isolation regime and is seeking an app that would allow the mayor’s office to police the compliance. Now, with no coherent …

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Opinion | Italy Is Sending Another Warning

Even workers who are in the system can fall through the cracks. Lucia Vitale works at the Naples airport for about half the year, catering to the hundreds of thousands of tourists who arrive from March onward. For the other half of the year, she and seasonal workers like her …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Boris Johnson Moved to I.C.U.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain has been moved to intensive care. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved into intensive care on Monday, a worrisome turn in his 10-day battle with the coronavirus and the starkest evidence yet of how the virus has threatened the British political establishment and thrown …

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Bunbury teacher one of the best

Melinda Golinski has been a teacher for 16 years and throughout her career has worked across the State in both Catholic and independent sectors teaching predominantly junior primary students. This year, the Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School teacher was recognised as one of Australia’s top educators, winning an ASG National Excellence …

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Live stream for church mass

Transitioning to online has been a breeze for Dardanup-Boyanup Catholic Parish priest father Wayne Bendotti, who streamed his first church service through Facebook Live two weeks ago, attracting more than 900 views. “I have always used Facebook as a ministry tool to reach out to the community and create discussion,” …

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Bunbury resident discovers new peacock spider species

A Bunbury resident has discovered one of seven new species of Australia’s colourful “dancing” peacock spider. Last winter, Sunayana Rammohan took a photo of a peacock spider in Leschenault and realised it was a species she had not seen before. Mrs Rammohan said the spiders were tiny, about 4mm-5mm fully …

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QBE names AXA XL’s Harris for CEO ranks

Insurer QBE has named AXA XL’s Jason Harris as incoming chief executive of international operations after Richard Pryce decided to retire. Mr Harris is chief executive, global property and casualty, at AXA XL and will remain in London when he takes the QBE role later this year. He will report …

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