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US breaks daily vaccine record with 4.6m

The US continues to make rapid strides with its vaccination programme, announcing that health care workers have carried out more than 4.6 million vaccinations in one day.

Charles speaks of Philip, funeral set

Prince Charles has paid a personal tribute to his "dear papa" Prince Philip, saying the royal family missed him enormously and that the 99-year-old would have been amazed at the touching reaction across the world to his death.

Talks for trans-Tasman cruise ship restart

With the announcement of the trans-Tasman travel bubble cruise ship operators want to run local trips, and sail to New Zealand, before extending their operations into the Pacific.

Australians pay tribute to Prince Philip

The passing of Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip has been marked with a 41-gun salute in Canberra - a tradition being followed in other Commonwealth countries.