Vale produced more iron ore than expected last quarter amid a record haul at its newer mines in northern Brazil, in the latest sign of rising supplies that have stalled a rally in prices.
James Attwood and Luana Vicentina
Underpinning the recovery has been an aggressive containment of the coronavirus that has allowed factories to quickly reopen and capitalise on a global rush for medical equipment and technology.
The French PM has joined demonstrators across the country who have rallied in tribute to the history teacher who was beheaded near Paris after discussing caricatures of Islam’s Prophet Mohammed.
Internationally-known TV host Piers Morgan has taken aim at everyone and everything — and recalled the moment he met Meghan Markle before she was “quite rude” to him.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has hit back at Health Minister Greg Hunt and issued a new warning over border closures, after the New Zealand travel bubble bursts in embarrassing fashion.
Jade Gailberger, Katy Hall, David Aidone, Sue Dunlevy, Maria Bervanakis, Zoe Smith, Tiffany Bakker and Merryn Johns
French President Emmanuel Macron says the killing of a teacher in Paris who showed caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad to his pupils was an attack on freedom of expression.
Tangi Salaun and Geert De Clercq
An American woman has flirted with Donald Trump during his virtual town hall event, where he revealed for the first time he has a $US420 million personal debt as Joe Biden said "people of colour are behind the eight ball".
Chinese spinning mills have been told to stop buying Australian cotton and the $2b-a-year industry could soon face hefty tariffs.
Annabel Hennessy and Sarah Ison
The region that saw the bloodiest fighting of Afghanistan’s 20 year war has again descended into chaos prompting calls for the Australian Defence Force to pull out of the embattled region.
Here’s how Tiffany Davey, a 24-year-old from a farm in WA’s Wheatbelt, found ways to pass the time while drifting in the ocean thousands of kilometres from home.
US first lady Melania Trump has revealed the president's 14-year-old son, Barron Trump, tested positive for COVID-19 but has since returned a negative result.
Meghan Markle has criticised social media users at an online summit while critics have pointed out the former royal was once a fame-hungry Instagrammer herself.
Katy Hall, Tiffany Bakker, David Aidone
Just two weeks out from the US election, rapper Kanye West is making a last-ditch effort to claim the White House, despite claims experts saying he’s not actually eligible to run.
Apple has unveiled four 5G iPhone models, with high-speed downloads, stronger screens, better cameras, and a new charging system. This is what you need to know about the iPhone 12.
One of the world’s peak economic bodies has backed tight lockdown measures such as WA’s hard border, saying they mitigate the negative economic impact of COVID-19 if done early.
Chinese steel mills and power plants have reportedly been told to stop using Australian coking and thermal coal.
A White House doctor says US President Donald Trump has tested negative for COVID-19 on consecutive days using a new, rapid test.
Democrat VP hopeful Kamala Harris is a welcome sight, but does she have what it takes to convince voters?
Jenna ClarkeAssistant Editor
Singapore will give couples a $S3000 ($A3083) grant for any child born over the next two years, the government has revealed.
Donald Trump has dropped an F-bomb while taking aim at Iran, and said he could have been a “bad victim” if it weren’t for the experimental antibody cocktail he took as part of his COVID-19 treatment.
Nathan Vass and Sarah Blake in New York
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says it’s “unlikely” the state will make a big step in easing restrictions as 14 new infections were reported.
David Aidone, Nathan Vass, Maria Bervanakis, Zoe Smith, Anthony Piovesan, Erin Lyons, Merryn Johns
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has argued that President Donald Trump’s words had been a ‘rallying cry’ for extremists, hours after police foiled an alleged plot to kidnap her.
Donald Trump’s doctor says he fully anticipates the US President can make a “safe return to public engagements” on Saturday.
Donald Trump says he will not participate in a virtual debate with Democratic rival Joe Biden after organisers revealed candidates would face off next week from separate locations due to COVID fears.
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