Ray Martin in the ABC's At Home Alone Together (Image: iView)

Today: what the New York Times considers a serious breach, nature is not really healing (sorry), and who actually called Australia a dog?

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Yesterday The Guardian live updates announced in a headline that "Chinese state media mocks Australia as 'giant kangaroo that serves as the dog of the US'".

The Australian led their coverage with the same point, with the phrase attributed to the paper: