GPs warn of case explosion as outbreaks hit least vaccinated suburbs

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. Victoria’s biggest coronavirus outbreaks are spreading in areas with the lowest vaccination rates as doctors fear Melbourne’s northern suburbs will face an explosion of infections within weeks. The local government area of Hume in Melbourne’s north has the highest number of active coronavirus infections in Victoria, but it also has the

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Four die in explosion at Bristol wastewater treatment plant

Four people have died following an explosion at a wastewater treatment plant near the southwest England city of Bristol, police said Thursday. Chief Inspector Mark Runacres of Avon and Somerset Police said that a fifth person was injured during the explosion at Avonmouth but that his condition is not thought to be life-threatening. He said the incident was not terror-related

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Beirut explosion: Lebanon PM to resign within hours – as entire government steps down

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab is set to resign within hours after the entire government stepped down. Demonstrators had demanded political change after an explosion in Beirut killed more than 160 people and injured around 6,000 last week. Lebanon’s health minister Hamad Hassan confirmed the government had resigned as he spoke to reporters after a cabinet meeting on Monday. The

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Beirut explosion: Emmanuel Macron says Lebanon needs new ‘political initiative’ because of corruption

Lebanon needs a new “political initiative” as part of its rebuilding process because of corruption in the country, the French president has told Sky News. Emmanuel Macron became the first foreign leader to visit the site of the Beirut explosion on Thursday. The French leader arrived in the country with aid as international search teams are helping with the relief

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