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    Funeral insurer Youpla, formerly ACBF, barred from taking on customers after selling coverage to babies and targeting Indigenous Australians
     29 April 2020
    Funeral insurer Youpla, slammed by the banking royal commission in a previous brand iteration for misleading Indigenous customers, has now been denied a licence to provide financial services and prevented from signing up new customers.
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    Poland's government is leading a Catholic revival. It has minorities and liberals worried
    29 Apr: It's a country where white supremacists carry crucifixes, archbishops call gay activists a plague and families are paid to have more children.... more
    Human challenge trials may bring us a coronavirus vaccine early, but are they ethical?
    29 Apr: We're desperate for a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine that could set us on the path back to pre-pandemic life. Could controversial 'human challenge' trials get us there faster?... more
    Living off the land: How long could you last if you only ate what you catch, grow or forage?
    29 Apr: Living off the land may strike some of us as a noble idea. But what happens when you decide to spend a month eating only what you grow, catch, or forage?... more
    Kim Jong-un's status is unknown, but health rumours have exposed a major problem for North Korea
    29 Apr: With conflicting reports about Kim Jong-un's health, speculation is swirling about who would replace him. Experts say his death could leave a power vacuum that can only be filled by an ambitious and political power player.... more
    This is what life is like in the Philippines amid one of the world's toughest coronavirus lockdowns
    29 Apr: The Philippines has taken some of the most hard-line measures in the world to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The problem, according to a human rights group, is that some officials are taking a step too far in the way they're policing the strict ru... more
    Historic UFO videos released by Pentagon includes object that outran a F-18 fighter jet
    28 Apr: Videos of unidentified flying objects have been officially released by the Department of Defense after unauthorised distribution in 2007 and 2017.... more
    Germany's Bundesliga plans to return from coronavirus lockdown on May 9 as football world watches
    28 Apr: The Bundesliga could be the first top-flight football competition in the world to return from an enforced break due to coronavirus, and may become a test case for how other leagues approach a return to normality.... more
    Coronavirus hits the Australian fast-fashion industry, forcing it to look at a slower future
    28 Apr: Almost a quarter of Australia's fashion labels believe they will never recover from the coronavirus hit — but some are adapting and finding new ways to make money, and a new way of doing business.... more
    Donald Trump's coronavirus briefings might be over after 'sarcastic' suggestions about drinking disinfectant
    28 Apr: Despite Donald Trump claiming his comments about injecting disinfectant to treat coronavirus were sarcastic, the fallout for the US President is intensifying on Capitol Hill.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     01 May: COVIDSafe coronavirus contact-tracing app faces software bugs and lingering iPhone issues +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     12 May: The battle for West Papuan independence from Indonesia has intensified with deadly results ++++++++++++++++
     06 May: Scott Morrison says Australia is doing better on COVID-19 than New Zealand despite a less extreme lockdown. Is he correct? +++++++++++
     15 May: AFL restart plans after coronavirus shutdown complicated by state governments, not Victorian parochialism ++++++++++
     14 May: How has Vietnam, a developing nation in South-East Asia, done so well to combat coronavirus? ++++++++
     19 May: Belgium appears to have the highest coronavirus mortality rate in the world. Here's why ++++++++
     12 May: What symptoms do kids with coronavirus show? Are children with COVID-19 less infectious than adults? We put your questions to the experts ++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      26 May: Martin devlin: idea of anzac combined team is utter nonsense (NZ Herald)
      26 May: International travel in a post-covid world (RadioNZ)
      25 May: Remaining backpackers enjoy nz after lockdown (RadioNZ)
      25 May: Secondary school international students stuck in new zealand (RadioNZ)
      25 May: How coronavirus will change cricket as we know it forever (NZ Herald)
      25 May: Mobil oil ask for five year extension on move to cleaner shipping fuel (
      25 May: The modern era of globalisation is in danger (
      25 May: Australian tourism minister wants transtasman bubble with certain states (NZ Herald)
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