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Guilty plea through tears

A man who stabbed his wife and daughter to death in their West Auckland home spent the next seven months trying to dupe health professionals into thinking he was insane…

Glasgow shoppers killed by truck

Six people were killed and at least seven others injured in Glasgow when a bin lorry ploughed into crowds of Christmas shoppers in what appeared to be a tragic accident…

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Fighting to close the pay gap

The Supreme Court has declined an employer leave to appeal over the pay of a female aged-care worker, in what has become a fight to close the pay gap with men.

Rates cash eyed for SkyCity

SkyCity chief executive Nigel Morrison yesterday also confirmed his company wants a taxpayer-funded top-up and was willing to walk away from the deal if it doesn't get…

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Business

Kathmandu shares plunge

Kathmandu's shares have slipped to a near two-year low as the outdoor retailer blames low consumer confidence for a subdued…

Station buy swells APN's radio foothold

APN News & Media has increased its presence in the Australian broadcasting scene through the purchase of Perth radio station 96FM from rival publisher Fairfax Media.

Watchdog's probe clears Fletcher

The Commerce Commission says it found no evidence that Fletcher Building's Winstone Wallboards unit engaged in anti-competitive behaviour to protect its dominance in…

World

Politics

Partial victory in Red Nose battle

A New Zealand charity has won the right to use Red Nose Day in New Zealand after a challenge by an Australian charity, but it has not won its case outright.

Cloud over National MP's future

The three-year political career of National Northland MP Mike Sabin is in the balance after a report that he is under investigation by police over an assault complaint…

Poor water blights beaches

A world-class surfing spot and one of Northland's most picturesque strands of coastline are among more than 40 swimming beaches hit with a "caution" label for water…

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UK Christmas ad a viral hit

The John Lewis Christmas advert is a UK tradition, and the 2014 version is called #MontyThePenguin. It has clocked up over 16 million views in a couple of weeks. The…

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