Today’s headlines from the Hope News team
More people have to go into isolation, as a result of a coronavirus outbreak centred around a western Sydney bottle shop.
People who visited the BWS and Woolworths in Berala, at any time between December 20 and New Year’s Eve, must get tested.
Health authorities are pleading with residents in Sydney’s west to get tested for COVID-19.
Britain is entering another nationwide lockdown, to try and stop the spread of the more infectious strain of coronavirus.
The number of COVID patients in England’s hospitals has increased by more than a third, in the space of a week.
Meanwhile, British health officials have started rolling out the Oxford-Astra Zeneca vaccine.
A British judge has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the United States, due to his mental health.
US officials have indicated they’ll appeal, to ensure he faces espionage charges.
The alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings is due to be released from an Indonesian prison later this week.
Abu Bakar Bashir was jailed in 2011 for his links to militant training camps.
The State Emergency Service has responded to 700 calls for help after wild storms lashed Sydney, the Central Coast and mid-north coast late yesterday.
The weather bureau is warning of another, possibly severe, thunderstorm this afternoon.
The owner of an Indian restaurant in Sydney says he believes cricket fans have been duped by a fake meet-and-greet with players.
A scammer has been charging up to $550 for tickets to a non-existent dinner with the Indian cricket team tonight.