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    Breakthrough new blood test could diagnose Alzheimer's decades earlier
     5 August 2020
    A new blood test could help doctors diagnose and even treat Alzheimer's disease decades before any symptoms appear.
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    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says 20 million citizens could have COVID-19. Is that true?
    5 Aug: President Hassan Rouhani says 25 million Iranians have been infected with the disease since February. But the WHO suggests testing data across the country is not consistent. So what is really going on?... more
    Donald Trump's taxes are the centre of a New York federal court filing. Here's what you need to know
    5 Aug: In a new court filing, investigators reveal they want to probe the taxes of the US President for "possibly extensive and protracted criminal conduct". But don't expect them to release anything publicly.... more
    What Melbourne's stage 4 coronavirus restrictions mean for work, shopping, haircuts, childcare and exercise
    4 Aug: With stage 4 stay-at-home restrictions in place you may be wondering what you can do for the next six weeks. You can go shopping for food and essentials, but you can't get a haircut.... more
    UK diners treated to half-price meals ahead of feared second coronavirus wave
    4 Aug: While businesses close in Victoria due to the latest coronavirus outbreak, the UK is testing out new tactics to get customers through the doors of restaurants and cafes.... more
    A group of Tongan citizens stuck in New Zealand since the start of lockdown are finally heading home
    4 Aug: A group of Tongan citizens stuck in New Zealand since the start of lockdown are finally heading home... more
    Coronavirus ripped through aged cared homes in the UK, but one managed to avoid disaster
    3 Aug: Coronavirus was ripping through UK care homes when the boss of one group of facilities decided to go his own way. He defied official guidelines and did whatever it took to protect his residents. They haven't had a single case.... more
    As Italy emerges from coronavirus COVID-19 catastrophe, families try to recover loved ones from a lonely grave
    2 Aug: Bereaved families in the Lombardy region battle in the washup of the country's devastating pandemic to provide loved ones with a proper burial they were cruelly robbed of.... more
    Hydroxychloroquine is a poor coronavirus treatment but a perfect parable for our times
    2 Aug: Thanks to social media, the anti-malarial drug is no longer a potential COVID-19 treatment but an ideological position.... more
    In 1985, a third of the UK's population stopped to watch the World Snooker Championship Final
    2 Aug: The World Snooker Championship gets underway this weekend, becoming one of the first sporting events to welcome back crowds in England since the coronavirus pandemic. Roll back 35 years though, and snooker was the hottest ticket in town.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     14 Jul: Unsolved Mysteries, the Netflix reboot, brings a classic TV series into the age of the internet sleuth ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     15 Jul: Britain bans Huawei from its 5G network and will remove existing equipment by 2027 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     02 Aug: Hydroxychloroquine is a poor coronavirus treatment but a perfect parable for our times +++++++++++++++++++
     21 Jul: Coronavirus vaccine from Oxford University is safe, can train immune system: early results ++++++++++++++++
     24 Jul: An assurance a spate of break-ins in the Dunedin student quarter isn't related to a pair of men door-knocking with fake surveys +++++++++++++
     10 Jul: Earliest ever fossil teeth shed light on the evolution of modern pearly whites +++++++
     18 Jul: Indonesia struggles with rising coronavirus infections as tests become commercialised +++++++

     International NewsLinks
      7 Aug: Nz's moves towards becoming a tech hub (RadioNZ)
      6 Aug: Government rejects the idea of privately-run managed isolation facilities (
      6 Aug: Michelle obama reveals she is suffering from 'low-grade depression' that she says has been triggered by trump's 'hypocrisy', 'racial strife' and the stress of the pandemic (NZ Herald)
      6 Aug: International matches at risk if safety protocols not observed - uefa (BBCWorld)
      5 Aug: Key, goff call for user-pays quarantine for migrant workers, students (RadioNZ)
      5 Aug: Tonga helps anti-child labour convention get across the line (RadioNZ)
      5 Aug: Ireland chase 329 to stun england with stirling and balbirnie scoring centuries (BBCWorld)
      5 Aug: Bomb threat at post office near auckland airport (NZ Herald)
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