“Council” in the news

Example collocations

city council
council members
local council
municipal council
town council

Publications and example sentences

www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Morrison government will push on with IR reform even if unions and employers can't agree  
The Australian Council of Trade Unions has so far suggested:  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Chinese parliament to vote on Hong Kong security law as US condemnation builds  
The Legislative Council (LegCo) has been unable to pass similar legislation on its own because of widespread public opposition.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· 'Gutting': News Corp Australia's newspaper print closures will leave 'thousands of stories' untold  
The idea is that without scrutiny from actual reporters doing actual reporting, councils are more likely to mismanage their finances.https://t.co/jqlfNJh09E  Copy example sentence
www.france24.com
FRANCE 24
· Bill Gates conspiracy theories echo through Africa  
The post highlights the role played by local public figures in spreading false or misleading claims in different parts of the world, according to the Washington-based Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab), which studies disinformation globally.  Copy example sentence
www.theage.com.au
The Age
· High demand forces Capp to cap plan to hand food vouchers to students  
A program by Melbourne City Council that was intended to help feed 1000 international students has had to be capped – after 17,000 students applied.  Copy example sentence
www.japantimes.co.jp
The Japan Times
· Mike Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China  
In New York, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations said Wednesday night that China blocked a Security Council meeting it requested to discuss Beijing’s proposed national security law “that would threaten Hong Kong’s democratic institutions and civil liberties.” Under council rules during the COVID-19 pandemic, all 15 members must agree on holding meetings.  Copy example sentence
www.malaymail.com
Malay Mail
· Two pro-democracy lawmakers removed from Hong Kong Legislative Council  
HONG KONG, May 28 — Two pro-democracy lawmakers were removed from Hong Kong's Legislative Council today where lawmakers were debating a bill that would make disrespect of China's national anthem a criminal offence.  Copy example sentence
www.france24.com
FRANCE 24
· China refuses UN Security Council meeting on new Hong Kong security laws  
Thanks to new coronavirus-era procedures, Security Council videoconferences must be agreed upon by all 15 members, though normally a meeting can only be contested if a member convinces eight others to join the protest in a procedural vote.  Copy example sentence
www.theage.com.au
The Age
· 'Misfit' miler was first to break four-minute barrier on US soil  
His father, P. J. Bailey, was health and buildings inspector with Parkes Municipal Council for 10 years.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Is it fair for a casual employee to have annual leave? What unions and business want from Scott Morrison  
• Sally McManus is secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions  Copy example sentence