Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has loosened lockdown restrictions as new and active cases of Covid-19 continue to decline.
Victoria state announced a slight easing of restrictions in Melbourne on Sunday but Australia’s second-largest city will remain in lockdown until at least October 26.
The First Minister has said she cannot rule out a further extension of Aberdeen's lockdown measures, as she announced new legal powers to tackle the spread of the virus in hospitality venues.
An effective way to block the transmission of the mosquito-borne dengue virus has been developed by scientists in Scotland and Australia.
A plane has crashed into a shopping centre in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, shortly after take-off, killing the pilot and four American tourists on a golfing holiday.
Nico Rosberg won the first race of the new campaign in Australia – but his victory took second billing to Fernando Alonso’s incredible 200mph crash.