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Coronavirus case confirmed in Victoria

A case of the deadly coronavirus has been confirmed in Victoria.Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said on Saturday morning a case of the respiratory condition had been confirmed in a man who last week returned from China.

China builds hospital to treat coronavirus

China is quickly building a 1,000-bed hospital dedicated to patients infected with a new virus that has killed 26 people, made hundreds ill and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of cities during the country's most important holiday.

NSW drought scammer set to be jailed

A "reprobate" Sydney scammer who fleeced drought-ravaged farmers by taking money for hay he never delivered has sobbed as he was told he would be jailed.

Sopranos actress says Weinstein raped her

Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand, testifying that the former Hollywood studio boss overpowered and raped her.

'Darkest summer' as NSW fire toll hits 25

The death toll from NSW's unprecedented bushfire season has climbed to 25 after the body of a 59-year-old man was found in a home on the state's South Coast.