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Hunt dumps liquid nicotine importation ban

The federal government has dumped a plan to ban the importation of all liquid nicotine products and will instead make Australian vapers get a doctor's prescription.

Worst words and phrases of 2020

WORST WORDS AND PHRASES OF 2020VERTICAL CONSUMPTION* When South Australia announced it would allow people to drink in bars while standing up, the SA government described it as "vertical consumption".

No need for alarm over COVID strain: WHO

The World Health Organisation has cautioned against major alarm over a new, highly infectious variant of the coronavirus that has emerged in Britain, saying this was a normal part of...

Cancel bookings fast, Qld tells Sydney

Sydneysiders whose holiday plans have been dashed by Queensland's border closure are being told to urgently cancel their bookings so others can snap them up.