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Musk says he has $46.5b to buy Twitter

Elon Musk has secured $US46.5 billion ($A62.5 billion) in funding to buy Twitter Inc and is considering a tender offer for its shares, a filing with US regulators shows.

Queen to mark her 96th birthday privately

The Queen is marking her 96th birthday privately, retreating to the Sandringham estate in eastern England that has offered the monarch and her late husband, Prince Philip, a refuge from the affairs of state.

Push for NSW children to get flu shot

Parents of NSW children aged between six months and five years are urged to book them in for a flu shot, with almost two in 10 catching the influenza virus as the autumn chill hits.

NSW paramedics escalating action

NSW paramedics are ramping up industrial action in a bid to get better pay and resources allocated to the ambulance service in next month's state budget.