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Suspect flees through school

Glenbervie School pupils had a lesson about police work when officers caught a man fleeing through the school after he crashed…

The Forgotten Millions

This image sums it up

It is an image that challenges me emotionally every time I look at it, and the more I look, the more it challenges me.

Films give refugees a voice

Ralph Baydoun is a 23-year-old Lebanese videographer based in World Vision's Beirut office and last month we travelled together to some of the more challenging areas…

The pain of a life left behind

"As I write to you, I feel so much sadness because you stayed behind in Syria on your own. You are far away and the war in Syria has grown distance between us."


Wall St dips overnight

Wall Street moved lower, though it remained on track to post an advance for the first quarter of 2015, bolstered by a US economy that by and large continues to accelerate. Indeed…


Turkish prosecutor taken hostage

Turkish news agencies say members of a banned leftist group have taken a chief prosecutor hostage in his office inside a court house in Istanbul.

Life & Style

Makeup animal trials banned

The Government has relented to a campaign to ban animal trials for the second time in a year, this time within the cosmetics industry.



Why John Oliver hates April Fools' Day

Notorious prankster John Oliver says April Fools Day is "awful" - and he's begging viewers not to take part. In a new video posted online, Oliver takes aim at the tradition…


A tase of old Orient in new Myanmar

Avoid being overwhelmed on your first visit to this changing but traditional country - check out these temple tips and insider insights from Gill Charlton.


Should obese kids be referred to CYF?

Doctors are developing protocols to refer obese children to Child, Youth and Family (CYF) protection services if their parents ignore medical advice to help their children…


Piutau set to leave NZ

Charles Piutau is a player the All Blacks definitely didn't want to lose. But it is understood he has been offered and has already signed a deal in Europe.

Cricket World Cup

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