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'Bodies burned beyond recognition'

A plane carrying about 40 people has crashed in northern Pakistan, with witnesses at the site of the flaming wreckage saying there were unlikely to be any survivors.

National

Little: Early election preferable

Labour leader Andrew Little hopes to avoid a byelection, and to have an early general election instead, following David Shearer's resignation.

World

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Politics

Income ideas? Tell us more

COMMENT: New mayor Phil Goff was quick to signal that under his regime, ratepayers were no longer going to be a soft touch.

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Entertainment

Travel

North Korea's 'Hotel of Doom' may open

With 3000 rooms, it's the world's largest hotel - and North Korea's Ryugyong Hotel might celebrate its 30th birthday next year by opening for the very first time.

Opinion

Sport

Gatland names Lions coaching staff

Warren Gatland has the staff he wanted as the British and Irish Lions coach for the toughest assignment in world rugby: Beating the world champion All Blacks in New…

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