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Lioness dies of COVID-19 in Indian zoo

A lioness has died at a zoological park in India's Tamil Nadu state after contracting COVID-19, while eight others in the pride have tested positive.

Luxury cars, cocaine seized in Melb raids

Three men are facing cocaine trafficking charges after police carried out a series of searches in Melbourne suburbs, seizing luxury cars, designer clothes and cash.

Feds unmoved by Qld quarantine proposal

The federal government has agreed to help coronavirus-hit Victoria build a quarantine facility but appears to have no intention of heeding Queensland's request for a similar site.

Melbourne lockdown extended for a week

Melbourne's lockdown will be extended for another week, in an effort to stamp out an outbreak of a highly contagious and fast-spreading coronavirus variant.