“Gather” in the news

Example collocations

gather around
gather information
gather intelligence
gather together
people gather

Publications and example sentences

The Guardian
· Robodebt: government to repay 470,000 unlawful Centrelink debts worth $721m  
In fact, secret government documents seen by the Guardian show Services Australia believes the scheme is only viable if it is able to demands welfare recipients to gather this evidence from the past employers’ in order to prove they did not owe the debt.
The Age
· Nine degrees of isolation: live-streamed monologues unlock home truths  
“Some of the things the three of them have said to me about what it means to be a performer – for people to gather together, what it means to be human – have just been really insightful and surprising and really warm.”
The China Post
· George Floyd protesters set Minneapolis police station afire  
Erika Atson, 20, was among thousands of people who gathered outside government offices in downtown Minneapolis, where organizers had called a peaceful protest.
The New York Times
· Shots Fired at Louisville Protest Over the Death of Breonna Taylor  
Protesters had gathered in the streets to call for justice in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.
The Japan Times
· Front-line health care workers in Japan face discrimination over coronavirus  
The clapping in Iwaki, conducted daily at noon, began on April 17 when around a dozen city hall employees gathered in the lobby and applauded for 30 seconds.
The Guardian
· Australia’s coronavirus lockdown rules and restrictions explained: how far can I travel, and can I have people over?  
The state government has tentatively announced that, from 10 July, up to 100 people may be allowed to gather in your home (for those of you who have homes big enough to accommodate 100 guests).
Hong Kong Free Press
· Hong Kong leader appeals to public for ‘full understanding’ and ‘staunch support’ of national security law  
Similar scenes occurred on Wednesday as protesters gathered in opposition to China’s draft legislation, as well as the national anthem bill, which passed its second reading in the Legislative Council on Thursday.
CNA
· Most court cases will resume with caution after circuit breaker, but remote hearings remain: Chief Justice  
Visitors must wear masks at all times and hearings will be staggered to reduce the number of people gathered at any one time, with limits on how many lawyers and litigants can attend per case unless exemptions are given.
The Age
· George Floyd death: Minneapolis rioters storm police station  
Erika Atson, 20, was among thousands of people who gathered outside government offices in downtown Minneapolis, where organisers had called a peaceful protest.
The Japan Times
· Minnesota calls in National Guard amid violence over George Floyd’s death  
Erika Atson, 20, was among several hundred people who gathered outside government offices in downtown Minneapolis, where organizers called for peaceful protest.