Cosmetic surgery's like burqa - Vatican
Cosmetic surgery's like burqa - Vatican

Women who undergo plastic surgery are wearing a "burqa made of flesh", according to a Vatican document.

Study offers hope in obesity fight
Study offers hope in obesity fight

Kiwi scientists have found a curious new way to combat obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in an antioxidant linked to Chinese medicine…

French put knife in with own best eatery list
French put knife in with own best eatery list

War is declared, not for the first time, between France and Britain. The conflict might be called "Michelin star wars" or…

Hole-in-heart girl's lost Bunny
Hole-in-heart girl's lost Bunny

The "balding" rabbit was mistakenly left behind at McDonald's in Botany on Thursday about 2pm and Darcey is inconsolable…

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Why babies are truly amazing
Why babies are truly amazing

Sir David Attenborough has encountered some incredible creatures in his 63-year TV career. Yet it is…

4 meals you can make at work

Sophie Kaiser has come up with four meals you can make at work - even in that small - sometimes smelly - communal kitchen…

Avoid a dog if baby is coming

When I first met Velvel, he was peeking out from a cardboard box in the back seat of my boyfriend’s Saturn wagon.

Design & build: The first fix

Let there be light – and wires and heating, at the flick of a switch.

Beauty: Get that sun-kissed summer glow
Beauty: Get that sun-kissed summer glow

Put your best face forward.

Flash deals for loyal shoppers

As the battle for the discretionary dollar heats up, loyalty schemes are rapidly evolving, providing retailers with screeds…

Prince Charles dreads king role

Prince Charles has discussed with the Queen the "sensitive matter" of what sort of king he should be, royal aides disclosed…

Only the lonely take selfies?

My best friends gave me a selfie stick for Christmas, and a fair bit of cheek. "It's cos we noticed pretty much every photo…

Heart-stopper newlyweds to marry again
Heart-stopper newlyweds to marry again

Malcolm Jondahl looked up at his bride-to-be and said sorry. The 35-year-old from Whangarei was minutes…

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Does this ad encourage kids to smoke?

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The rules of cheating

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Lee Suckling: Cassava chips are a cultural icon

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You don't need a 'New You'

The "You" you are is absolutely perfect in your imperfection…

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