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  • Half of Greek bailout money already ‘lost’, says top Belgian economist

    Audrey Tilve, euronews: Paul De Grauwe, you teach at the London School of the Economics and the University of Leuven. You’ve been following the Greek crisis closely. Paul De Grauwe, London School of Economics: It would certainly be a disaster for Greece.

    Rightster - EuroNews
  • China fights to stem bloodshed as market loses another 10% this week

    Money is surging in and out of China, but mostly out, making the walls of prices in Shanghai go red, and the faces of government regulators, who are investigating unidentified “speculators”. With barely a pause the index has crashed from over 5,120 to Friday’s 3,686 in around three weeks, “I think the government measures have been positive, because this is just a lack of confidence.

    Rightster - EuroNews
  • Reece Harding's final message to family

    A former Goldfields swimming champion and Olympic hopeful who died while fighting against Islamic State in Syria, recorded a heartbreaking video message for his family before he was killed. Reece Harding, 23, died after stepping on a landmine during a night operation, his family said Wednesday. Reece Harding as the local swim champ in Kalgoorlie.Kurdish group Lions of Rojava posted a video to Facebook on Friday to honour the young Australian.

    Yahoo and Agencies
  • This is what happens when your Great Dane wants to cuddle

    It's official: There is nothing more delightful than watching a Great Dane who think he's a lap dog. In a video uploaded to Facebook, a Great Dane decides to unwind by lying out on the couch on top of his human, completely squishing the man who's just trying to watch some TV.

    Better Homes and Gardens
  • Jankovic sends Kvitova tumbling out of Wimbledon

    A woman who once fumed she "needed a helicopter" to go on a Wimbledon court she called a "parking lot" could not have been happier with her surroundings on Saturday as Jelena Jankovic sent holder Petra Kvitova spinning out.     A tournament still reeling from the second-round exit of Rafa Nadal 48 hours earlier, and the near-exit of Serena Williams 24 hours ago, suffered its biggest shock of this year's championships as Jankovic emerged from the tennis wilderness to deliver the most unexpected of knockout punches.     The Serbian, who had fallen in the opening round at three of the four previous grand slams, announced her return to the big stage with a heart-stopping 3-6 7-5 6-4 third-round victory over the second-seeded Czech that left Centre Court buzzing.

    Reuters
  • Cameron Diaz 'persuades' Nicole Richie to forgive

    Cameron Diaz has "persuaded" Nicole Richie to give Joel Madden another chance. A source said: "Cam has persuaded Nicole to stop her divorce proceedings for now. The source added to Life & Style magazine: "Benji loves Nicole and Joel and thinks they can work it out.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Highlanders explain winning knack

    Southern pride on defence and "planned chaos" on attack are at the heart of the Highlanders' unexpected Super Rugby triumph. The southerners have been written off by most all season but co-captain Ben Smith says that only served to fuel their desire ahead of the 21-14 upset of the Hurricanes in Saturday's final in Wellington. All Blacks fullback Smith says his team relished the fact pundits couldn't grasp what the players all knew.

    NZ Newswire
  • Jennifer Garner 'leaning on friends' after split

    Jennifer Garner is "leaning on friends" following her split with Ben Affleck. A source told People.com: "Jen has been leaning on friends. The insider said: "This has been on the cards for some time - it's a miracle Jen hung on so long.

    Bang Showbiz
  • NZ competitive eater beaten in NY

    New Zealander Nela Zisser has missed out on the top spots in the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4th at Coney Island in New York. The Women's Champion, Miki Sudo, blew away the competition by putting away 38 hot dogs in ten minutes, beating the 34 she munched the previous year. Sonya Thomas was second, having eaten 31 hot dogs and Juliet Lee was third on 27.5 hot dogs.

    NZ Newswire
  • Four nations in 2023 Rugby World Cup bid race

    France, Ireland, Italy and South Africa have been confirmed as the four nations who will bid for the right to stage the 2023 World Cup, World Rugby -- the sport's global governing body, announced Friday. A decision on which country will stage the 2023 World Cup will be made in May 2017 after a tender deadline in June next year. South Africa staged the World Cup in 1995, when the Springboks won the tournament on home soil, while France played host to the 2007 edition.

    AFP
  • Global Equity Markets Look Unsettled, China Is Tumbling

    There is an underlying current that connects all regions and asset classes: investor sentiment – or more colloquially referred to as ‘risk appetite’. From its trough in 2013 to its peak this year, the Shanghai Composite surged 180 percent.

    DailyFX
  • Taylor Swift Throws Epic 4th Of July Party

    Despite rumours that her friends aren’t too enamoured with boyfriend Calvin Harris, Taylor Swift gathered her squad together today for a 4th of July party. Martha Hunt, Gigi Hadid, Joe Jonas Calvin Harris, Serayah, Brit Maack, Cody Lewis and the Haim sisters joined Swift at her Rhode Island home for an afternoon of barbequing, bikinis and swans. Aside from the usual jumping shots Swift and her crew are so fond of, the singer was also snapped getting a piggyback ride from Harris.

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  • NZ not too worried about Greek crisis

    Finance Minister Bill English isn't too worried about how the crisis in Greece will affect New Zealand. On Sunday, Greek voters have one of the most consequential decisions of their modern history to make - do they stay in the euro zone and risk tough austerity or do they leave and risk an unknown financial crisis. Mr English says disruption of international financial markets could affect New Zealand's ability to borrow money offshore.

    NZ Newswire
  • WikiLeaks: France says ‘Non’ to Assange asylum request

    An asylum plea from Julian Assange has been rejected by France. “My life is in danger,” the WikiLeaks founder wrote in Le Monde newspaper on Friday. “France is the only country that can offer me the necessary protection against … the political persecutions I face.” But there was a swift ‘Non’ from President Hollande’s administration, in a statement.

    Rightster - EuroNews
  • Scott Disick 'is in a classic shame spiral'

    Scott Disick is "in a classic shame spiral" right now. The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star - who has three children with his partner Kourtney Kardashian - has been spotted getting close with his stylist ex Chloe Bartoli in France and friends say he knows he is behaving badly. According to People.com he has fallen off the wagon and sources told the publication: "He's in a classic shame spiral right now.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Miley Cyrus 'in lust' with Stella

    Miley Cyrus is "in lust" with rumoured girlfriend Stella Maxwell. The 22-year-old singer - who recently came out as bisexual - was seen locking lips with the 24-year-old Victoria's Secret model in a car park in Hollywood last week. Miley split from Patrick Schwarzenegger in March, and was previously engaged to Liam Hemsworth, and recently opened up about her experiences of dating both men and women.

    Bang Showbiz
  • The Latest: Greek PM: IMF report backs Greece's debt stance

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, in a televised address to the nation, has called on voters to reject creditors' proposals for more austerity in return for rescue loans. Tsipras also said an International Monetary Fund report released Thursday that says Greece needs debt relief "fully justifies" Athens' position that Greece's debt load is unsustainable. The Greek leader said Friday it was pointless to keep imposing harsh spending cuts on salaries and pensions just to continue servicing an unsustainable debt.

    Associated Press
  • Owner, crew of capsized Philippine ferry charged with murder

    Philippine police have filed murder charges against the owner and crew of a passenger ferry that capsized killing 59 people, an official said Saturday. The charges were filed late on Friday in the central city of Ormoc over the sinking of the Kim Nirvana ship, according to regional police chief Asher Dolina. An initial police investigation and interviews with survivors indicated the vessel abruptly turned in waters off the central port of Ormoc on Thursday, causing it to capsize, Dolina told AFP.

    AFP
  • Shot-put streak ends for Adams

    Double Olympic champion Valerie Adams has had her long winning streak in the shot-put ended in her comeback from surgery. Unbeaten in 56 previous events dating back almost five years, Adams has had to settle for fifth at the Paris Diamond League meeting. The furthest of Adams' six efforts was 18.79 metres, which compares with her personal best of 21.24m achieved in 2011.

    NZ Newswire
  • IS video shows mass execution in ruins of Syria's Palmyra

    The Islamic State group on Saturday released a video showing 25 Syrian government soldiers being executed by teenagers in the ancient amphitheatre in the city of Palmyra. The video documented an execution that reportedly happened shortly after the jihadist group captured the city on May 21. It shows the soldiers in green and brown military uniforms being shot dead on the amphitheatre's stage in front of an enormous version of the group's black and white flag.

    AFP