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Like F45, but for your mind: New type of mindfulness studio draws hype

“I thought, ‘where is the Headspace content which is very practical and accessible, they don’t talk about religion at all, where can I go and do that?’,” he says. Harris – who previously worked in finance, including five years at Virgin Active – wants to scale MYND in a similar …

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Fast-tracked career progression to principal for NSW’s top teachers

“The Fast Stream program will raise education standards across the state by training our best teachers in our best schools and then requiring them to continue teaching in areas of higher need,” she said. Ms Berejiklian said participating teachers would have to achieve a number of milestones and demonstrate their …

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Quarantine expansion faces cyclone delay to April

“The federal government needs to explain what its plan is to bring stranded Australians home and what its plan is to deal with the quarantine aspects of that,” Labor deputy leader Richard Marles said on Monday. Loading “The states have been put on the front line here but it’s actually …

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Prince Harry and Meghan to break silence in Oprah interview

London: Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan will break their silence in their first interview since they quit Britain’s royal family when they sit down with Oprah Winfrey next month. Harry and Meghan, who on Sunday announced they are expecting their second child, shocked senior royals last year by …

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Sydney poaches iconic surf event from Queensland amid quarantine dispute

“[It’s] fundamentally because NSW was the only state willing to accept our charter plane landing with all our international athletes. We tried in other states but weren’t able to achieve that,” Mr Stark said. “Unfortunately those state governments weren’t able to provide us with a pre-approved quarantine hub system to …

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WHO approves Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

The listing by the UN health agency comes days after a WHO panel provided interim recommendations on the vaccine, saying two doses with an interval of around 8 to 12 weeks must be given to all adults, and can be used in countries with the South African variant of the …

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Fauci wins $US1 million prize for ‘defending science’

In recent interviews, Fauci has acknowledged that it was difficult at times to work for Trump, who repeatedly played down the severity of the pandemic, dismissed the need for mask-wearing and often touted unproven scientific remedies, including injecting disinfectant. Trump resented Fauci’s flattering press coverage and revelled in calls to …

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Seoul offered free COVID-19 tests for pets and soon found its first case in a lethargic, vomiting cat

Since the beginning of the outbreak, scattered reports of animals contracting the disease have raised fears that pets or farmed animals such as mink could become a reservoir for the disease, prompting widespread culling in infected mink farms. The CDC, however, says that “based on the limited available information, the …

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Lamb House boarded up ahead of likely sale to recoup unpaid rates

Up high, the cracked tiles on the front roof are still broken, and there has been no attempt to place a tarpaulin over the glaring hole in the roof. The Department of Environment and Science said that under Queensland’s Heritage Act, the owner of the property, Joy Lamb, must take …

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