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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    As Italy emerges from coronavirus COVID-19 catastrophe, families try to recover loved ones from a lonely grave
     2 August 2020
    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.
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    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
    PNG's coronavirus spike appears to have been triggered by a COVID-19 lab tester. Now a hospital is the epicentre
    1 Aug: PNG's recent outbreak started at a lab responsible for identifying COVID-19 cases at the country's biggest hospital. But there is still a mystery over how the first case contracted the virus.... more
    The cancer costs of the coronavirus pandemic
    1 Aug: As health systems worldwide grapple with the impacts of COVID-19, there are trade-offs for diseases like cancer. UK modelling suggests as many as 3,621 more people could die from cancer in the next five years — but what's the situation here?... more
    People urged to stay away from packed beaches as UK records third-hottest day ever
    1 Aug: Despite a warning from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson about a second wave of coronavirus, many Brits flock to beaches, seemingly ignoring social distancing and local councils' pleas to stay away.... more
    Sonny Bill Williams was only back in Australia for a few minutes before a Covid-19 breach scare
    1 Aug: Sonny Bill Williams was only back in Australia for a few minutes before a Covid-19 breach scare... more
    Donald Trump says mail-in voting leads to fraud. Experts say it's critical to protecting the US election from coronavirus
    1 Aug: Will America's struggles with COVID-19 go away before election day? Probably not. So will the country be prepared to vote during a pandemic? It's… complicated.... more
    COVID-19 long-term effects: People report ongoing fatigue, brain fog and breathlessness, so what's happening in the body?
    31 Jul: Anecdotes are emerging of people who have recovered from COVID-19 but have strange, ongoing symptoms such as prolonged fatigue, breathlessness, brain fog and digestive symptoms. What does the evidence tell us about these longer-term effects of the virus?... more
    The NBA is back as the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz play at Disney World. So how will it work?
    31 Jul: Almost five months ago, Utah centre Rudy Gobert's coronavirus diagnosis stopped the NBA season in its tracks. But now the league is back and it looks very different.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     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 +++++++++++++++++++++
     02 Aug: Hydroxychloroquine is a poor coronavirus treatment but a perfect parable for our times ++++++++++++++++++++
     08 Aug: India's biggest slum has so far nailed coronavirus. Here's how they did it +++++++++
     18 Jul: Indonesia struggles with rising coronavirus infections as tests become commercialised ++++++++
     25 Jul: The #FreeBritney movement made it to court. Here's what you need to know about the Britney Spears case ++++++++
     14 Aug: New Zealand races to track down the source of the Auckland coronavirus outbreak +++++++

     International NewsLinks
      15 Aug: Covid-19: traveller who tested positive overseas visited rotorua, taupo (RadioNZ)
      15 Aug: Wild boar who stole german nudist's clothes to be culled (NZ Herald)
      14 Aug: Aia june 2020 monthly traffic update and july 2020 preview (sharechat.co.nz)
      13 Aug: Air new zealand halts flight bookings to melbourne, brisbane (RadioNZ)
      13 Aug: Coronavirus: russia calls international concern over vaccine 'groundless' (BBCWorld)
      12 Aug: Mapusua to lead manu samoa (RadioNZ)
      12 Aug: Red cross steps up for pacific prison detainees (RadioNZ)
      11 Aug: Upper hutt set to attract international film productions with $45m studio under construction (Stuff.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    Health & Safety:
    Reassurances a doctor in hospital with Covid-19 did not treat patients while unwell 21:57

    Accident and Emergency:
    There've been two serious crashes this evening 21:17

    Motoring:
    Kiwi driver Scott McLaughlin has a golden opportunity to equal the legendary Peter Brock's Supercars race wins tally after securing pole in Darwin 18:57

    Living & Travel:
    A reminder for Aucklanders - Alert Level Three means stay home and stay local 18:37

    Rugby League:
    Could George Bennett make it two wins in two consecutive races? 18:07

    Netball:
    Invercargill will still host next weekend's ANZ netball Premiership final between the Central Pulse and Mainland Tactix despite the match going behind closed doors 17:57

    International:
    Coronavirus tests at airports have allowed Europeans to travel again. But the system is not without risk 17:57

    Rugby:
    The Highlanders have romped home to sign off Super Rugby Aotearoa with a 38-21 win over the Hurricanes in Dunedin 17:37

    Business:
    Auckland's Mayor is urging businesses to act with integrity after reports of price gauging 16:57

    Business:
    Blues coach Leon MacDonald is comfortable if Super Rugby Aotearoa has to be run again in 2021 16:17

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