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Virus cases rise again in China

The number of reported new cases of coronavirus in China's Hubei province has risen after two days of falls as authorities impose restrictions on movement to prevent the spread of the disease which has now...

Disability inquiry examines health care

Australians should be disturbed by the very serious problems in the provision of health care to people with cognitive disability, the chair of the disability royal commission says.

Holden's five best cars

HOLDEN'S FIVE BEST CARS:* Holden FJ: It's impossible to kick off any list of Holden's best cars without starting with the iconic FJ, the second all-Australian car that followed the original 48-215 into production.

US farmer awarded $265m over weedkiller

A Missouri jury has awarded $265 million award to a peach grower in his lawsuit against herbicide providers Bayer and BASF with at least 140 similar cases heading to US courts later this year.

Saskia Beer dies suddenly in her sleep

Chef and farmer Saskia Beer, who followed her famous mother Maggie into the food industry, has died "unexpectedly yet peacefully" in her sleep.

Taiwan reports first coronavirus death

A taxi driver has died from the coronavirus in Taiwan, marking the first such death on the island and the fifth fatality outside mainland China.