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Cake 'bully' boss now out of a job

HR manager Louise Alexandra, who was criticised for bullying an employee in offensive cake case, no longer working for NZCU after disappearing from company website.

They had an 'amazing' sleepover

Picton's star-crossed lovers, Kiwi William Scott Chalmers and Scottish backpacker Sarah Milne broke their silence today after their big date involving "cheap beers".

Spark slammed over 111 'threat'

An Auckland woman has slammed Spark for a "threatening" voicemail message which warned her that her overdue phone bill could affect her ability to call 111.



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Push to restrict infant formula marketing

Mums with babies aged under six months old could see the advertising of infant formula aimed at their children dropped, following a proposal backed by the Commerce Commission…

Former pastor jailed for 12 years

A former Rotorua pastor who was extradited from the United States to face child sex abuse charges has been jailed for more than 12 years. James Leland Watkins, 65 was…


Aust regulator probes pre-RBA trades

Australia's corporate watchdog is investigating sharp movements by the Australian dollar and share market in the seconds before Tuesday's interest rate announcement. The…

House prices: Are they up or down?

A day after QV released stats showing yet another increase in property values, Auckland realtor Barfoot & Thompson says last month saw a fall in prices, as more properties…


Trial of Boston Marathon bomber to start

Boston will revisit the horror of the 2013 Marathon bombings tomorrow when the 21-year-old accused of carrying out the worst attack on US soil since the September 11…

Bali nine pair in good spirits

Condemned drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are coping remarkably well as their executions draw closer, according to one of their lawyers.

Indian cops block rape doco

New Delhi police are are trying to block the airing of a documentary that includes remarks by one of the men involved in a fatal gang-rape in 2012.

Life & Style

Warning over paracetamol

Doctors may be underestimating the risks to patients from long-term use of paracetamol, the world's most popular painkiller.






Cricket World Cup

Kohli lashes out at journalist

India's World Cup squad was left embarrassed on Wednesday after star batsman Virat Kohli verbally abused a journalist he mistakenly thought was the writer for another…

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