Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victorian face mask mandate begins as state anticipates further spike in COVID-19 cases; Australian death toll stands at 128

Victorian face mask mandate begins as state anticipates a further spike in COVID-19 cases.

Fiat Chrysler and Iveco offices raided in ‘dieselgate’ investigation

Investigators were looking for evidence car giant Fiat Chrysler and truck maker Iveco sought to cheat emissions tests as the long-running “dieselgate” emissions scandal widened once again.

Cleared for landing: Stokes’ political clout unveiled as federal minister, Premier discuss hotel lockdown exemption

A trail of emails obtained by WAtoday lay bare the Seven West boss’ political connections as he sought approval to avoid hotel quarantine and self-isolate in the Kimberley upon his […]

Kim Kardashian asks for compassion, says Kanye West struggles with bi-polar disorder

The reality TV star issued a statement requesting “compassion and empathy” from the public following weeks of worrisome behaviour from her husband.

Global coronavirus infections pass 15 million as daily new cases hit near-record level

The number of people confirmed to be infected globally with the coronavirus has passed a staggering 15 million, with the US leading the world in cases as well as deaths.

China accused of using football stadium-style lighting to plunder fisheries

Fishing trawlers are using lighting systems, equivalent to illuminating an entire football stadium, to help hoover up more than 150,000 tonnes of squid in key parts of the East China […]

Labor MP questions security of Parliament after federal raid over Chinese influence

Shadow Treasurer Walt Secord has asked the NSW Parliament for assurances its IT system is not compromised amid an ASIO investigation into the office of Labor MP Shaoquett Moselmane.