British people are being told help is on the way after the UK became the first country in the world to approve a coronavirus vaccine for nationwide use. The first jabs of the Pfizer Biontech vaccine will be given within days. Aged care residents and front-line staff are at the top of the list. The UK has ordered 40 million doses with the first 800,000 arriving almost immediately. The Australian government says its timeline for vaccine distribution early next year remains unchanged.
A helicopter has crashed in the New South Wales Southern Highlands killing two people. The aircraft was reported missing last night east of Marulan and a search in rugged bushland near Tallong found two bodies alongside the wreckage. They yet to be formally identified.
An Adelaide who was on the run for more than 30 hours has been recaptured in a dramatic police chase. Jason Burdon escaped from an Adelaide remand centre on Tuesday by climbing down a rope made of clothes. He was spotted overnight in a stolen car and led police on a helicopter chase during which he allegedly rammed a police car.
Residents and staff at Fraser Island's largest resort and the neighbouring village remain on high alert with authorities warning the bushfire situation could deteriorate rapidly. The fire has been burning for seven weeks across more than 80,000 hectares. The Queensland government has ordered a full review of the preparations and response to the blaze.
一架直升机在新南威尔士州南部高地坠毁，造成两人死亡 。据报道，这架飞机昨晚在马鲁兰以东地区失踪，救援人员在塔龙附近高低不平的灌木丛中开展搜寻行动，在残骸旁发现两具尸体 。他们的身份尚未得到正式确认 。
一名潜逃30多个小时的阿德莱德人在警方戏剧性的追捕中被抓获 。周二，杰森·伯顿通过用衣服做成的绳子从阿德莱德还押中心逃走 。夜间，他在一辆偷来的汽车里被发现，随后警方动用直升机进行追捕，据称这期间他撞上了一辆警车 。
弗雷泽岛最大度假胜地和邻近村庄的居民和工作人员仍处于高度戒备状态，有关部门警告称，森林大火可能会迅速恶化 。大火已经燃烧了7个星期，过火面积超过8万公顷 。昆士兰州政府已下令全面审查预防和应对火灾的措施 。
1. at the top of （排名）首位；（位居）第一；
For the government, education is now at the top of the agenda.
2. on the run 在逃；逃跑；
Fifteen-year-old Danny is on the run from a local authority home.
3. escape from 逃离；逃脱；
A prisoner has escaped from a jail in northern England.
4. be made of （由…）构成的；（由…）制成的；
The model of the building was made of card.