Which are the top 5 biggest stories in 2017?
The top five stories of 2017: 1.
The death of the Great Barrier Reef 2.
The rise of Donald Trump 3.
The global debt crisis 4.
The UK Brexit vote 5.
How to avoid a ‘global debt crisis’ article The Great Barrier, Australia’s most popular tourist destination, will not be able to stay open on Friday, when the Great Wall of China is due to close.
But some visitors will still be able see it, and the iconic Great Barrier is expected to reopen on Monday.
But it won’t be quite the same as before.
The world’s most famous tourist attraction has had its life cut short by a coral collapse that has killed thousands of coral, leaving a giant hole in the reef.
It was the worst-hit reef in the world in 2016, with more than 2,400 coral bleaching deaths.
Many of the deaths were caused by a fungus that had become resistant to antibiotics.
The fungus has spread throughout Australia, and has been detected in water near some of Australia’s biggest tourist sites.