• Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Say They Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus
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    Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Say They Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

    Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have both tested positive for the coronavirus, Hanks announced on his Instagram on Wednesday.“Rita and I are down here in Australia,” Hanks said. “We felt a bit tired, like we had some colds, some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went, slight fevers too.”“To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the coronavirus and found to be positive,” Hanks said.The couple, who have been married since 1988 and are both 63 years old, are in Australia for filming on the as-yet untitled film about Elvis Presley directed by Baz Luhrmann, currently slated for a 2021 release date.  In the film, Hanks plays “Colonel” Tom Parker, Presley’s longtime manager. Austin Butler, Olivia DeJonge, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Rufus Sewell also star.Also Read: NBA Suspends Current Season After Player Tests Positive for Coronavirus“What to do next? The medical officials have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks’ will be tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires. Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no? We’ll keep the world posted and updated,” Hanks concluded.Hanks’s disclosure came just minutes after a White House address in which Donald Trump announced several strict measures to combat the spread of coronavirus, most notably a near-total ban on all travel from Europe. Read more about that here.See Hanks’ full message below:Also Read: Coronavirus: The Canceled Events in Tech, Media, Politics and Entertainment (Updating)View this post on Instagram Hello, folks. Rita and I are down here in Australia. We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too. To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the Coronavirus, and were found to be positive. Well, now. What to do next? The Medical Officials have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks’ will be tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires. Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no? We’ll keep the world posted and updated. Take care of yourselves! Hanx!A post shared by Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) on Mar 11, 2020 at 6:08pm PDTRead original story Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Say They Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus At TheWrap

  • Russell Crowe gives stern warning about climate change in Golden Globes speech delivered by Jennifer Aniston
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    Russell Crowe gives stern warning about climate change in Golden Globes speech delivered by Jennifer Aniston

    “Make no mistake, the tragedy unfolding in Australia is climate change-based,” Russell Crowe wrote in a speech read by Jennifer Aniston at the Golden Globes.

  • Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and rest of royal family send support to victims of Australia fires
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    Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and rest of royal family send support to victims of Australia fires

    They said their "thoughts and prayers" are with those caught up in the devastation.

  • Russell Crowe's family hits back at 'bulls**t' bushfire claims
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    Russell Crowe's family hits back at 'bulls**t' bushfire claims

    Part of the Oscar winner's property was damaged by flames.

  • Melania Trump practices sartorial diplomacy while welcoming Australian Prime Minister
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    Melania Trump practices sartorial diplomacy while welcoming Australian Prime Minister

    The misty blue number was a stylish nod to her Australian guests.

  • Beer-flavoured tea bags now exist so you can enjoy a pint at your desk
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    Beer-flavoured tea bags now exist so you can enjoy a pint at your desk

    The alcohol-free twist on the traditional cuppa is perfect for the summer months.

  • Mornington Peninsula: A guide to Australia's hottest region for food, wine and art
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    Mornington Peninsula: A guide to Australia's hottest region for food, wine and art

    If you're looking for a scenic, relaxing destination to go to, why not consider Mornington Peninsula? It's tipped as Australia's hottest destination, packed with micro-breweries, wineries, cellar doors, cafes, and restaurants. Also, don't forget to coast along one of the world’s most scenic journeys, Great Ocean Road, view the amazing rock formations from atop with a helicopter ride, and stand amongst the mystical California Redwoods for that Instagram-worthy shot. Shot on GoPro Hero7 Black. This video is a result of a media trip sponsored by Visit Victoria, flights were sponsored by Qantas Airlines.

  • Eat, shop, see: What this editor did in Melbourne
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    Eat, shop, see: What this editor did in Melbourne

    Melbourne, the bustling city of Australia, offers a vibrant take across the arts, culture, design, and F&B scenes so it was tough to cover everything within just two days in the city. But if you have 48 hours just like me, this was what I did to switch things up.

  • Tenerife beats New York and Australia in this year's most searched-for holiday destinations
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    Tenerife beats New York and Australia in this year's most searched-for holiday destinations

    As the year draws to a close, we’re desperately trying to squeeze a last-minute getaway in before the inevitable Christmas crush.But with festive flight deals invading our inbox, it can prove impossible to know where to kick-start our holiday planning.Thankfully, we’ve tracked down the 20 most searched-for holiday destinations of 2018 so you can finally cross off one of the hot spots you didn’t get a chance to see (or ‘gram) this year.Family favourites Cyprus, Malta and Benidorm proved popular in 2018 with Tenerife unsurprisingly stealing the top spot.When it comes to chic city breaks, Amsterdam played host to countless Brits alongside Dublin, Barcelona and Rome.Those itching for adventure were scouring the Internet for all things Aussie (we’re pretty sure Harry and Meghan have something to do with our newfound wanderlust).So if you’re itching to escape the manic run-up to Christmas, look no further for inspiration as we count down this year’s most searched-for holiday destinations from New York to Thailand.How many have you visited?Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: The most ridiculously expensive hotels in the UK – are they worth it?15 of the best campsites in EuropeThe best British destinations for a weekend away

  • New transgender law in Australia could make it illegal to call individuals 'he' or she'
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    New transgender law in Australia could make it illegal to call individuals 'he' or she'

    It will also allow people to legally change their gender from the age of 16.

  • Not a dry eye: The moment Dubbo schoolboy charms Harry and Meghan
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    Not a dry eye: The moment Dubbo schoolboy charms Harry and Meghan

    Five-year-old schoolboy Luke Vincent was absolutely overjoyed to meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

  • Australian MPs are being flooded with requests for a photo of the Queen by citizens
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    Australian MPs are being flooded with requests for a photo of the Queen by citizens

    There's about to be a lot more photos of Her Royal Highness hanging in Aussies' homes after this little-known right was discovered.

  • Pink Readmitted to Hospital for Gastric Virus
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    Pink Readmitted to Hospital for Gastric Virus

    Live Nation revealed via Twitter on Monday that the mother of two was admitted to the hospital in Sydney, Australia.

  • Australia to fine parents who don't vaccinate their children
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    Australia to fine parents who don't vaccinate their children

    Parents who don't keep up to date with their children's immunisations face benefit cuts.

  • Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston Visit Children's Hospital as Thor and Loki
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    Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston Visit Children's Hospital as Thor and Loki

    Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston know how to spend their down time like real life heroes.

  • Thor: Ragnarok Director Is Making Hiring Indigenous People A Priority
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    Thor: Ragnarok Director Is Making Hiring Indigenous People A Priority

    The director of forthcoming Marvel sequel ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is making an conscious effort to hire indigenous people on the film’s Australian set. Taika Waititi is a New Zealander and decedent of the country’s indigenous Māori people. The film began its shoot in early July at Village Roadshow Studios in just outside Brisbane on the Australian Golden Coast.

  • This young woman was denied a job because of her ankle tattoo
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    This young woman was denied a job because of her ankle tattoo

    “The now 21-year-old applied for a job as a flight attendant with Qantas and Emirates earlier this year, but both turned her down because of her ankle tattoo,” reports news.com.au. According to McGoldrick, the explanation for denying her a job had to do with cultural and religious matters.

  • Today in Makeup Shaming: Teachers Forcibly Removed Students’ Makeup
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    Today in Makeup Shaming: Teachers Forcibly Removed Students’ Makeup

    An investigation is underway at Cairns State High School in North Queensland, Australia after it was reported that a pair of teachers forcibly removed their female students’ makeup — with their fingernails. As reported by The Cairns Post, the Department of Education confirmed that the incident happened over a month ago and that the investigation is still happening. A group of Year 9 students were lined up in front of their classmates, and one-by-one the teachers scraped off their makeup — mascara and foundation — due to the violation of the uniform policy.

  • Surfing in Stilettos: Anything Men Can Do, Women Do Better—& in Heels
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    Surfing in Stilettos: Anything Men Can Do, Women Do Better—& in Heels

    In Hollywood, women can do a lot in high heels. Currently ranked 15th in the world, the Volcom-sponsored Australian seemingly accepted the challenge in order to prove that female pro surfers can be immensely talented and look glamorous. (Even if it is an advertisement for natural mosquito protection brand Para'Kito, one of her backers, as some suggest.) The 23-year-old’s not the first woman to take their high heels to, well, high places. Faith Dickey walked across a wire hundreds of feet in the air while wearing three-inch heels during the Women’s Highline Meeting in Ostrov in the Czech Republic. “Highlining is so hard already and walking in high heels isn’t easy either so combining them was very tricky,” the Austin, Texas-native said —after surviving. “Being on a highline is about learning to manage fear and remaining calm while adrenaline is flowing.