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MPs' one last spend-up

Departing and defeated MPs went out with a splurge on the taxpayer tab, with Mana leader Hone Harawira the biggest-spending MP, new expense details show.

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PM should've answered Slater question

John Key was wrong when he refused to answer a Parliamentary question about his discussion with Cameron Slater about a car crash victim's mother, the Speaker has ruled…

Gunman's motive unclear

Terror arrived at the doors of the Canadian government today, as at least two gunmen mounted what appeared to be a co-ordinated attack in the heart of the capital.



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