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EU tougher laws to rein in tech giants

6 hours 15 min ago
The copyright rules are designed to take account of the growing role of online platforms. Photo: Getty Images Google, Facebook , Microsoft and other tech giants could face more curbs on their market power after a European Parliament committee voted in favour of tougher copyright rules.
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'Grit happens': South wakes to chilly conditions

6 hours 23 min ago
The South has once again woken to freezing temperatures and warnings of icy conditions on the roads.
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Melania Trump visits child detention centre

6 hours 26 min ago
Melania Trump asked many questions, seeking assurances the children are being properly cared for. Photo: Reuters Melania Trump has gone on a damage-control mission near the Texas border with Mexico, visiting children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis and showing a softer side than the hardline policies of her husband, US President Donald Trump.
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Scrap public holidays: Seymour

6 hours 43 min ago
david_seymour_561d5e1496.jpg David Seymour Should New Zealand do away with public holidays and just let Kiwis decide when to have a break?
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Croatia thrashes Argentina

7 hours 1 min ago
croatia_players_v_argentina.jpg Croatia players celebrate a goal during their drubbing of Argentina. Photo: Getty Images Croatia eased into the World Cup knockout stage after handing woeful Argentina a 3-0 drubbing.
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France book spot in next round

7 hours 13 min ago
France players celebrate the goal against Peru which sent them to the round of 16. Photo: Getty Images France beat Peru 1-0 with a goal from Kylian Mbappe to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup.
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Former top Dunedin cop joins prisoner rehabilition group

7 hours 15 min ago
Former top Dunedin police officer Tania Baron has joined a foundation aimed at reducing reoffending through prisoner rehabilitation. Photo: ODT The influence of the Sensible Sentencing Trust appears to be waning with a key member leaving and Justice Minister Andrew Little labelling leading figures as "loopy" and "callous".
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Penalty keeps Australia alive

7 hours 18 min ago
Mike Jedinak takes the equalising penalty for Australia against Denmark. Photo: Getty Images Captain Mile Jedinak has riden to Australia's World Cup rescue.
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ODT quiz: June 22

10 hours 39 min ago
Test your local and general knowledge by taking the Otago Daily Times quiz for Friday, June 22. Look for a fresh ODT online quiz every Monday and Friday.
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Tool time

10 hours 39 min ago
Gillian Vine looks at the tools that are needed to start gardening. 
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Courtship displays for all to enjoy

10 hours 39 min ago
Photo: Christine O'Connor The crested pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes) is an Australian native and quite a handsome one at that. Widespread throughout Australia, they are a common sight there.
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Your garden: June 22

10 hours 39 min ago
Crop rotation results in better vegetables and flowers. Photo: Gillian Vine Vegetables
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Students not to blame for poor flats

10 hours 39 min ago
All parties need to work together to provide a better standard of accommodation for students. PHOTO: ODT FILES Do not just blame students for the mouldy state of their flats, writes Sara Walton. 
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Maybe VAR should be booted out?

10 hours 39 min ago
Referee Andres Cunha reviews a incident on VAR before awarding a penalty to France during its first round match against Australia. PHOTO: REUTERS Is digitalisation taking the magic out of sport, asks Olatunbosun Olaniyan. 
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Test-ticket tactics silly stuff

10 hours 39 min ago
Photo Stephen Jaquiery The boys are back in town
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Honestly, I'd be delighted to be wrong

10 hours 39 min ago
This is the heart of South Dunedin, for many in the community. But NZ Post and Kiwibank are pulling out of King Edward St and we've been wondering what the local politicians are doing about it. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH Since yesterday morning's column berating Dunedin South MPs past and present for their lack of voice over the closing of the NZ Post and Kiwibank there, I have been told in no uncertain terms, by them, they are actually doing something about it.
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Taieri's Casey back leaner and meaner

10 hours 39 min ago
Taieri loose forward Nick Henderson rises high in front of Southern skipper Kyle Harris in a lineout at Bathgate Park last Saturday.PHOTO: CHRISTINE O'CONNOR Josh Casey is back looking like his old self and playing like it too.
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Strong presence for Uni in sparkling form team

10 hours 39 min ago
Jack McHugh escapes Thomas Johnson and makes his way into our form XV. Photo: Peter McIntosh With the Duneidn premier rugby competion nearing the business end, club rugby writer Adrian Seconi names his form XV.
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Old Boys unassailable at top

10 hours 39 min ago
Old Boys flanker Maene Mapusaga runs away from Kurow defenders (from left): Hamish Thompson, Harvard Fale and Marshall Smith. Photo by Carol Edwards. Old Boys has top spot sealed with three rounds of the Citizens Shield remaining.
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Cromwell probably too strong for Arrowtown

10 hours 39 min ago
Wakatipu forward Henry Youngman looks to break through the Cromwell defence in a match at Queenstown last Saturday. PHOTO: TRACEY ROXBURGH The White Horse Cup game between Cromwell and Arrowtown should prove to be the highlight of the latest round of the Central Otago premier competition tomorrow.
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