By Hope NewsroomFriday 30 Oct 2020
Today’s headlines from the Hope News team
Prayers are being offered for the people of France after a terrorist attack at a church in the city of Nice.
Three people were killed by a knife-wielding man.
Thousands of additional soldiers have been deployed across France to protect churches and schools.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has contacted French President Emmanuel Macron to say Australia stands with France.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney says its thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.
Spokesman Michael Kenny says Christians have a fundamental right to worship in safety.
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The Queensland Premier is due to announce today whether the border with New South Wales will fully reopen.
Annastacia Palaszczuk says she’ll receive a final briefing from the QLD’s chief health officer before she announces if and when the State could open again.
A coronavirus alert has been issued for a gym in Sydney’s south-west.
An infected person visited the F45 gym at Leppington 13 times in the past two weeks.
Global coronavirus cases have risen by more than 500,000 in a single day for the first time.
COVID-19 cases are rising rapidly in countries across the Northern Hemisphere.
At least 140 migrants bound for Europe have died after their boat caught fire and sank off the coast of West Africa.
The United Nations says last Saturday’s incident was the deadliest of its kind this year.
A man has been tasered by police after a pursuit on Sydney’s North Shore this morning.
Police say the man was pulled over in Chatswood after being seen driving on the wrong side of the road on the Gore Hill Freeway.
Racing New South Wales says it will investigate claims that retired racehorses are still being sent to knackeries in the State.
Animal activists say they have evidence up to a dozen former racehorses or recently retired breeding mares were killed at one knackery this year.