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Clearing way for new life in Spain

1 hour 21 min ago
Composer and musician Trevor Coleman and Ika Peuckert, of Dunedin, sold and gave away everything but the kitchen sink on Saturday. Photo: Christine O'Connor. Everything but the kitchen sink was for sale at Emmy award nominee and internationally renowned composer and producer Trevor Coleman's house on Saturday.
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Churchill returns when he's most needed

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 20:15
Take a look to this new official poster of #Churchill, the upcoming #biography drama starring Brian Cox and Miranda Richardson pic.twitter.com/rfQLMnJOfO— Movies On The Way (@Moviesontheway) May 25, 2017 There must be a reason that in the space of a year, three on-screen depictions of Britain's World War II Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, will be released.
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Swedish satire "The Square" wins top prize at Cannes

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 19:54
The Square, a Swedish movie about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, beat stiff competition to win the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.
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Another arrest over Manchester bombing

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 19:48
The suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22. Photo: Getty British police say they have arrested a 16th person in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing last week.
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Paraplegic saved from house fire

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 18:39
A man was saved from a serious house fire in Kaituna. Photo: NZ Herald A paraplegic was rescued by a farm worker from a major house fire in Kaituna, Banks Peninsula today.
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Plastic bags banned by WA local councils

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 18:03
WA has banned plastic bags. Photo: Getty Plastic bags are being shunned by councils in Western Australia, which are making the most of the premier's support for local governments to ban the bag.
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Rebel Wilson defends Disney connection

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 17:40
rebelwilson.jpg Actor Rebel Wilson leaves the Melbourne Supreme Court. Photo: Getty Rebel Wilson has denied her grandmother made up a "lovely" but untrue story their family was related to pioneering animator Walt Disney.
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Man killed by Sydney train after graffiti

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 17:19
Suspected graffiti vandal killed by train in Sydney's south https://t.co/PpsD1hDRRu #sydneynews pic.twitter.com/OaZQeS1r8O— Breaking News Sydney (@SydneyBrk) May 28, 2017 A man who died after being hit by a train in Sydney's south may have run across the tracks after vandalising a stationary train.
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Kiwi 'heroes' in Everest rescue

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 16:21
kiwiteam.jpg The Air Dynasty team, Ashish (left, ground co-ordinator), Andrew Gutsell (pilot), Padma (ops manager), Andrew Roy (paramedic) and Alyssa Lowe (Flight Nurse). Photo: NZ Herald/Supplied A Kiwi rescue paramedic dragged an unconscious and critically injured co-pilot from the cockpit of a crashed cargo plane after it slammed into a mountain near Mt Everest.
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US requests NZ to increase presence in Afghanistan

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 16:11
The United States has requested that New Zealand increase its Defence Force personnel in Afghanistan from 10 to 12.
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The Great Kiwi Home and Living Show 2016

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 15:56
 
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Fullers charged for ferry crash

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 15:04
jettycrash.jpg Kea collided with Devonport's Victoria Wharf at about about 13km/h. Photo: Nick Reed/NZ Herald Fullers have been ordered to pay nearly $100,000 to victims of a ferry crash and fined $40,000 after one of its faulty vessels slammed into an Auckland pier.
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Dog used in hotel attack put down

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 14:50
dog-teeth-sig.jpg A dog ordered to attack a bar manager by it's owner has been euthanised. Photo: file A dog allegedly used by its owner to attack Railway Hotel bar staff and patrons on May 12 has been put down.
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PM refuses to budge on drug reform

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 14:48
englishon_housing.png Prime Minister Bill English insisted that anti-drug measures were working and there was no intent reform drug laws. Photo: NZ Herald Prime Minister Bill English has rejected proposals to liberalise drug laws in New Zealand.
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Two dead, 18 injured in China knife attack

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 14:25
Two dead, 18 hurt in China knife attack: State media https://t.co/49K6izFS7m via @TOIWorld— Times of India (@timesofindia) May 28, 2017 A knife-wielding man suspected of mental illness killed two people and injured 18 in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
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US Navy diver killed in parachuting accident

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 14:00
'The parachute did not open': US Navy SEAL skydiver plunges to his death during Fleet Week aerial exhibition https://t.co/fTcURr2los— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) May 28, 2017 A member of the US Navy's elite skydiving demonstration team plunged to his death on Sunday when his parachute malfunctioned while performing in an aerial exhibition as part of New York Harbor's annual Fleet Week festival.
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Alleged gunman accused of six armed hold-ups

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 13:54
An alleged gunman man has now been charged with the armed hold-ups of five Canterbury pubs and bars over a five-week stretch.
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Macron promises blunt talk with Putin

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 13:50
emmanuel_macron.jpg Emmanuel Macron says he will be blunt with Putin during their meeting. Photo: Getty New French President Emmanuel Macron is promising tough talk at his first meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday, following an election campaign when his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere in the democratic process.
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Woman pretending to be lawyer jailed

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 13:29
courtnz.jpg A woman has been jailed for pretending to be a lawyer. Photo: Getty A woman who conned a man going through a relationship split for thousands of dollars by pretending to be a lawyer has been jailed.
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Queenstown gets U-19 Cricket World Cup games

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 11:25
New Zealand Cricket has revealed Queenstown as a key host city for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018.
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