Emotional farewell: John Campbell says goodbye


Onlookers lift double-decker bus off trapped cyclist

A crowd of people have united to lift a double decker bus to save a trapped unicyclist during rush hour in central London.

  • Flight attendants share engine pictures after Spirit Airlines controversy

    Spirit Airlines is finding out the hard way: Don’t mess with the flight attendants. After Spirit flight attendant Ericka Paige Diehl got into hot water for taking a photo inside a jet engine, fellow flight attendants from all over the country are flying to her defense. Says flight attendant Emily Witkop: “It is almost a rite of passage for flight attendants to pose in the engines of airplane.

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  • Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner divorcing

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are getting divorced. A source said: "Jen has actually been preparing herself emotionally for this divorce for some time. The couple, whose 10-year anniversary is coming up on 29 June, haven't been seen together in public for a month, and Ben, 42, has been spotted without his wedding ring in Canada while Jennifer celebrated her 43rd birthday on 17 April without him, but with her friends who think the 'Gone Girl' star is a "horrible fit".

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  • Christian beheads jihadist in Syria revenge killing: monitor

    A Syrian Christian fighter has beheaded an Islamic State group (IS) militant to avenge people "executed" by the jihadists in northeastern Syria, a monitor said on Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the incident took place on Thursday in Hasakeh province, where IS holds large areas of the countryside. According to the monitor, the Christian fighter, a member of the minority Assyrian community, found the jihadist in the local village of Tal Shamiram.

  • Coolest invention ever: Portable pods let you stay anywhere in the world

    You may soon be able to set up camp in futuristic-looking portable egg-shaped pods — because, yes, they actually exist. The pods, called Ecocapsules, were originally designed by architects in Bratislava, Slovakia, for people who stay in nature for a very long time, according to Daily Mail Online. The pods, which can capture rainwater, also have a thick layer of efficient thermal insulation that keeps them properly heated.

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  • Couple spend $50,000 on birthday party for three-year-old

    Forget jelly and ice cream - a family have forked out $50,000 on a birthday party for their three year old. Eric Lembo and Trang Nguyen, from Perth, Australia, invited 220 people to help celebrate their daughter Lauren's third birthday last weekend - with the same price tag as a fancy wedding. The couple splashed out thousands of pounds on Mickey and Minnie Mouse characters, a magician, a photobooth, face painting, a balloon artist and a popcorn and fairy floss station to entertain the 50 children invited.

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  • NZ dollar drops to four-year low on concern low Fonterra payout will dent economy

    The New Zealand dollar dropped to its lowest in more than four years on concern about the outlook for the economy after Fonterra Cooperative Group yesterday announced a low payout to dairy farmers. Fonterra yesterday cut its forecast payout to farmers for this season by 10 cents to $4.40 per kilogram of milk solids, from a record $8.40/kgMS last season, and said it expects to pay $5.25/kgMS next season as prices for dairy products stay lower for longer than expected. Dairy products are New Zealand's largest commodity export and the weaker payout is expected to dent economic growth this year.

  • Khan calls out Mayweather after unanimous decision win

    Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title showdown. Khan improved to 31-3 with his fifth victory in a row, which came by judges' scores of 117-111, 117-111 and 115-113. Algieri fell to 20-2 with his second defeat in a row, the other coming last November at Macau at the hands of Filipino star Manny Pacquiao -- who lost to treble world champion Mayweather in boxing's richest-ever megafight earlier this month.

  • Scrap dealer loses battle over stolen cars

    Six years after he was first charged, a disgraced Auckland doctor-turned scrap metal dealer has failed in the country's highest court to get convictions for receiving stolen cars overturned. The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal of Rhys Cullen, who had been fighting the 15 convictions saying he never knew the cars were stolen. Cullen, who once made headlines as the Papakura GP struck off for prescribing large amounts of cold medicine used to make P, was the sole director of scrap yard Tamaki Metals.

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  • NZ dollar heads for 2.4% weekly drop

    The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 2.4 per cent weekly drop against the greenback as comments by Federal Reserve officials revive expectations the world's biggest central bank will hike interest rates this year. With investors also wary of the New Zealand economic outlook, the kiwi sank to 71.32 US cents at 5pm in Wellington from 73.11 cents on Friday in New York last week. Fed chair Janet Yellen last week said she expected interest rates would start rising this year, prompting investors to focus more closely on US economic data so as to second-guess when the Fed will start lifting the federal funds rate.

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  • Just Look What She Did!

    Walmart Security Cameras Captured The Whole Thing! [30 Photos]

  • Nicki Minaj demands orgasms

    Meek, 28, recently denied rumours he and Nicki are engaged despite presenting her with a 15-carat heart-shaped white and yellow diamond ring last month, but the brunette beauty hopes to settle down in the next few years.

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  • More cancer success with drugs that enlist immune system

    For the first time, a major study shows that a drug targeting the body's disease-fighting immune system may improve survival for the most common form of lung cancer. Studies presented at a conference Friday suggest these "immune therapies" can play a broader role in more common cancers, including lung, liver, colon and head and neck. Immune therapy drugs are aimed at helping the body's immune system recognize and attack cancer.

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  • Bobby Brown will 'never' take Bobbi Kristina Brown off life support

    Bobby Brown has denied rumours that he's going to take Bobbi Kristina Brown off of life support. The 46-year-old musician has been rumoured to be removing his 22-year-old daughter - who he fathered with his late ex-wife Whitney Houston - from the machine, four months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her home in Georgia on 31 January. A source close to the Brown family said: "It's background noise.

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  • New ride for the rich: Super-luxury SUVs

    There's no shortage of choices, but increasingly, the wealthy are opting for super-luxury SUVs instead of traditional sedans. According to Truecar, the number of SUVs that have sold for at least $75,000 this year is up an astounding 44 percent. It's a trend that Truecar President John Krafcik said is just beginning, as more high-end automakers enter the space.

  • Michael Jackson's Neverland to go 'on sale for $100 million'

    The sprawling California property that was once the location of the 'king of pop' Michael Jackson's mind-boggling amusement park is going on sale for $100 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The late star built up his Neverland Ranch on 2,700 acres outside Santa Barbara to include zoo animals, numerous amusement rides and lavish gardens. Now called the Sycamore Valley Ranch, the Wall Street Journal reports that an investment firm renovated the property and several real estate agents are looking for a buyer at the cool-listing price of $100 million.

  • Powerful 7.8-magnitude quake shakes Japan

    A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast Saturday, geologists said, shaking buildings in Tokyo and setting off car alarms, an AFP correspondent reported. Despite the huge power of the quake, there was no risk of a tsunami, The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported. It was centred on a remote spot in the Pacific Ocean around 870 kilometres south of Tokyo, the US Geological Survey said.

  • Is Kate Upton Going To Star In The New Harry Potter Movie With Eddie Redmayne?

    Kate Upton and Eddie Remayne might be the stars of J.K Rowling's new Harry Potter series. Oscar-winner, former Prince William classmate, cute ginger and the internet’s boyfriend Eddie Redmayne is officially the star of the new Harry Potter film series, which centres on the (mis)adventures of minor Potterverse character Newt Scamander. Well, it could be Kate Upton, Vanity Fair reports.

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  • Tributes paid to Campbell Live

    NEW ZEALANDERS PAY TRIBUTE TO CAMPBELL LIVE ON TWITTER:Tamati Coffey: "It's an absolute travesty that @CampbellLiveNZ is being taken off air. It's been my go to for quality journalism with heart. NZ's loss."Martyn Bradbury: "We are a lesser country for

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  • Cook breaks Gooch's England Test runs record

    Alastair Cook became England's highest-ever run-scorer in Test cricket when he broke the record of batting mentor Graham Gooch during the second Test against New Zealand at Headingley on Saturday. The 30-year-old left-handed opener started England's reply to New Zealand's first innings 350 on Saturday needing just 32 more runs to surpass Gooch's mark of 8,900 runs in 118 Tests. Cook, first coached by ex-England captain Gooch as a schoolboy, reached lunch unbeaten on 27.

  • Everyone could be enrolled in KiwiSaver

    The government is thinking about automatically enrolling everyone in KiwiSaver, now it's scrapped the $1000 kick-start payment. It has previously considered what it calls mass auto-enrolment but with the kick-start payment in place it would have been too expensive. "We're keen on this," Finance Minister Bill English told Radio New Zealand on Friday.

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  • Mystery of holes in Swiss cheese cracked after a century

    Eureka! After about a century of research, Swiss scientists have finally cracked the mystery of the holes in Swiss cheese. Experts from Agroscope, a state centre for agricultural research, said the phenomenon -- which marks famous Swiss cheeses such as Emmental and Appenzell -- was caused by tiny bits of hay present in the milk and not bacteria as previously thought. "It's the disappearance of the traditional bucket" used during milking that caused the difference, said Agroscope spokesman Regis Nyffeler, adding that bits of hay fell into it and then eventually caused the holes.