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Biggest storm on Earth

A storm blasting Antarctic weather over New Zealand is currently the biggest storm on Earth, according to WeatherWatch.

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Choice to die 'a sound decision'

The woman fighting to have the option of dying on her own terms says she was not coerced into making the decision before a tumor kills her.



Proposal labelled 'whaling in disguise'

Hundreds of scientists have rallied against a new Japanese proposal to kill whales in the name of research - a plan one New Zealand marine biologist calls whaling in…

Albert Einstein's sweet letter

Written in German and signed by -Einstein it reads: "He who knows the joy of understanding has gained an infallible friend for life."



Life & Style

Husband pays a wife bonus

Polly Phillips says there's no shame in receiving a handout instead of having a job - it's what feminists have urged for years.



Lauryn Hill joins Soulfest

Soulfest is adding some hip-hop royalty to its line-up, with former Fugees star Lauryn Hill and reformed duo Blackstar added to the bill. R&B star Miguel and Jazmine…


Day two at Vivid Sydney

Rachel Bache takes on the excitement of Vivid Sydney, here are today's highlights from the festival.



Kiwi dad proud of English star

Ben Stokes' remarkable path into the England cricket team was paved with league. But the 23-year-old Stokes, whose stunning century turned around a terrible position…


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