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Schools lawyer up

Furious parents are threatening principals with legal injunctions if their kids are overlooked for sports teams and school musicals.

'Why weren't we told?' say victims

Survivors of the Tunisian terror attack have questioned the absence of armed security after it emerged that a suicide bomber had blown himself up at the same resort.

Body on bullet train exposes faults

A fatal fire on Japan's bullet train, started by a man who self-immolated this week, has revealed blind spots in a system known for its speed, punctuality and safety…



Migrants storm the Eurotunnel

Around 150 migrants tried to storm the Eurotunnel terminal in Calais on Friday night in an effort to climb onto the trains…

Tunisia declares 'state of emergency'

Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months, saying the country is "not safe".

Festive Dalai Lama turning 80

Hundreds of well-wishers are expected at a three-day Global Compassion Summit to mark the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader's big day.



Life & Style



Body found in Wellington Harbour

A body has been found floating in Wellington Harbour. Emergency services were alerted to the body after it was seen by members of the public near Queens Wharf.



A leap of faith

Expect a gathering of crazy wharf jumpers at Russell's Birdman Festival, writes Donna McIntyre.




National club rugby results

National club rugby results: July 4 Northland Mid Northern 47 Hikurangi 0 Wellsford 40 Mid-Western 22 Old Boys-Marist 47…

Rugby: Chasing his dream

Kahn Fotuali'i gave up on his All Black dream in 2010 when he left the Crusaders for the Ospreys club in Wales.

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