Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday delayed the opening of parliament for several weeks as the new coronavirus continued spreading through the country's two most populous states. Emer McCarthy reports.
Australia will halve the number of citizens allowed to return home from overseas each week, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as authorities struggle to contain a COVID-19 outbreak in the country's second most populous city. Libby Hogan reports.
Conservative former minister Lord Duncan of Springbank held his mask in frontof his face as he asked a minister a question, which is likely to raisequestions over whether this was in line with the rules regarding facecoverings. Lord Duncan appeared aboard a speeding train on screens in theHouse of Lords chamber as he asked a question about engagement with thedevolved administrations in a scheme to allow eligible Hongkongers to move tothe UK.
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Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong has applied to run for a seat in the Chinese-ruled city's legislature, raising the prospect of a battle with authorities after being barred from running in previous polls. Joe Davies reports.
In a pair of interviews on Tuesday, President Donald Trump railed against his competitor. He attacked Biden for being weak on China... but stopped short himself, reports CNN. Trump refuses to condemn China's repression of its Uyghur ethnic minority. He has also avoided commenting on China's crackdown on political freedoms in Hong Kong. "China will own the United States if this election is lost by Donald Trump." Trump, referring to himself in the third person.