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Pie-eating goal keeper quits Sutton

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:52
#WayneShaw has agreed to leave Sutton Utd after investigations were opened into his pie-eating during the club's game against Arsenal pic.twitter.com/TYcJiKVSDO— Sky News (@SkyNews) February 21, 2017 The Sutton United goalkeeper filmed eating a pie while on the substitutes bench during his side's 2-0 FA Cup defeat by Arsenal quit the club in tears on Tuesday after admitting a "costly error of judgment", Sutton's manager said.
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Neill will call for Cadbury boycott

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:26
Sam Neill. Photo: ODT Actor Sam Neill has threatened to call for a boycott of Cadbury products should the company go ahead with the closure of its Dunedin factory.
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Bavaria to ban burqa

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:18
Protestors dressed in traditional burqa garments attend a demonstration against the deployment of the German armed forces Bundeswehr in Afghanistan, in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Photo: Reuters Bavaria will ban the full-face veil in schools, universities, government workplaces and polling stations, the southern German state said on Tuesday.
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Child, gran die after drug mum starts fire

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:18
A house fire which claimed the lives of a woman and her granddaughter was started when the child's mother left the stove on after using it to spot cannabis.
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Date set for Christie Marceau inquest

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:09
cm_620x310.jpg Christie Marceau A date has been set for an inquest into the death of Auckland teenager Christie Marceau, almost six years after she was killed in her North Shore home.
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Trump to spare 'dreamer' immigrants

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:07
2017-02-20t234636z_464647845_rc14eabe2500_rtrmadp_3_usa-trump.jpg President Donald Trump's administration are thought to be keeping the protections in place for child US immigrants. Photo: Reuters President Donald Trump's administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as "dreamers" who entered the United States illegally as children, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday.
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Trump to spare 'dreamer' immigrants

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:07
2017-02-20t234636z_464647845_rc14eabe2500_rtrmadp_3_usa-trump.jpg President Donald Trump's administration are thought to be keeping the protections in place for child US immigrants. Photo: Reuters President Donald Trump's administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as "dreamers" who entered the United States illegally as children, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday.
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Curfew for Nigerian villagers

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 13:38
A burnt Christian church in Kaduna. Photo: ODT file The government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on parts of central Nigeria, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, after clashes killed at least 14 in the region.
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Average life expectancy to pass 90: study

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 13:24
A new study says life expectancy will exceed 90 in some countries by 2030. Photo: ODT file Average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, exceeding 90 years in some places, and policymakers need to make more efforts to plan for it, says a large international study.
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Crashed McLaren owner gets diversion

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 13:04
dsc_2136_0_1.jpg The McLaren. Photo: supplied The Australian businessman who crashed his $20 million McLaren F1 sports car on Glenorchy-Queenstown Rd last year has been granted diversion by police.
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Seven All Blacks in Highlanders line-up

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 12:03
fekitoa_130516.jpg Highlanders centre Malakai Fekitoa will play his 50th match on Friday night. Photo: The Highlanders will start all but one of their All Blacks in the opening match of the season against the Chiefs at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday night.
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MPs, groups to discuss Cadbury closure

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:51
MPs, senior officials, city leaders and social sector representatives are meeting Mondelez International officials this afternoon at the Dunedin City Council to discuss the proposal to close the Cadbury factory.
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Calls for safer airport after crash

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 11:00
gettyimages-643304318.jpg Investigators get a view from a crane of the crash scene. Photo: Getty Images Essendon airport in Melbourne is unlikely to be closed after a deadly plane crash, but Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says it will be made safer.
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Quake memorial wall to be unveiled

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 10:16
The Canterbury Earthquake Memorial wall is being unveiled today on the sixth anniversary of the February 2011 earthquake.
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Serious assaults in North Dunedin

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:43
Police are appealing for information about four assaults in the North Dunedin area at the weekend.
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State of emergency extended in Christchurch

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:29
The state of emergency in Christchurch's Port Hills has been extended for another week, Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has confirmed.
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Junior doctors optimistic over work hour agreement

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:16
Junior doctors' long-running battle over work hours appears to be coming to an end.
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The Boss delivers

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 08:03
bruce013.jpg Bruce Springsteen rocks the crowd at AMI Stadium. Photo: Olivia Turner Christchurch asked and The Boss delivered.
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Nature’s bounty

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 06:03
With so much on offer in the garden over the warmer months, it’s easy to run up a surplus of all manner of fruit and vege.
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Winning start to the year

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 06:03
Greg Piner enjoys the challenge of competing. Above left: Greg Piner puts the final touches on his winning venison dish. Photos: supplied. Otago chefs have held their own in a national competition to see who can cook red meat the best, finds Rebecca Fox.
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