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  • Princess Charlotte has been giving Prince William 'sleepless nights'

    Prince William has been getting "sleepless nights" thanks to Princess Charlotte. The England Lionesses captain Steph Houghton told Us Weekly: "He said George is very lively, and Princess Charlotte has been keeping him up all night, giving him a few sleepless nights. The football captain also went on to reveal that the Duke of Cambridge is "really enjoying" being a father to one-year-old Prince George, as well as Princess Charlotte.

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  • New Zealand on top at Lord's in 1st Test

    Trent Boult and debutant Matt Henry has taken four wickets each as New Zealand made short work of England's tail in the first Test at Lord's. The tourists then got through to lunch on the second day without losing a wicket. At the interval, New Zealand were 44 without loss in reply to England's first innings 389 - a deficit of 345 runs.

    AFP
  • Indian mother places advert in paper seeking 'groom' for her son

    An Indian mother has placed an advert in a newspaper seeking a well-placed, animal-loving, vegetarian “groom” for her son. It’s considered India’s first advertisement for a partner for a same-sex marriage. Gay marriage is illegal in India and ‘canal intercourse’ could be punishable with anything up to a life sentence.

    Yahoo and Agencies
  • Sharapova slams 'disrespectful' treatment of Nadal

    Maria Sharapova blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Friday. Nadal, the nine-time champion at Roland Garros and who boasts an astonishing record of 66 wins and just one defeat, comes into the 2015 tournament ranked seven in the world, his lowest in a decade. "Everyone expects so much of Rafa at this time of year.

    AFP
  • Princess Beatrice on holiday in the Bahamas with her boyfriend

    Princess Beatrice is in the Caribbean on her 15th holiday in less than seven months. The 26-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew has been spotted soaking up the sun in Great Guana Cay - part of the Bahamas - with her boyfriend Dave Clark. Beatrice has enjoyed a string of holidays since giving up her £20,000-a-year internship at Sony last year, following cyber attacks, and began her travels with a trip to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Campbell thanks viewers for watching

    John Campbell will be leaving his eponymous current affairs show - but it's not over yet. TV3 will be saying goodbye to the 10-year-old programme and launch a new current affairs show in its stead, with a new name and two new presenters, MediaWorks told staff on Thursday. Campbell, who's been at the network since 1991, had been offered a three-year contract, with a co-hosting position on the new show for the first year, but turned it down.

    NZ Newswire
  • Toy Story 4 will be a 'brand new chapter'

    'Toy Story 4' will be a "brand new chapter". Pixar animator John Lasseter has teased details about the fourth instalment in the popular animated franchise - set to be released in June 2017 - revealing the plot will not follow on from 'Toy Story 3', which was released in 2010. Speaking about the production at Cannes Film Festival, he said: "We're in the early stages of the film, but it's shaping up nicely.

    Bang Showbiz
  • The countries where you’re most likely to get food poisoning are...

    If Spain is on your travel list this summer, you may want to take a really good bathroom book with you on your journey. The research comes from travel specialists at the British law firm Slater and Gordon, who asked 2,000 travellers to report their bathroom experiences abroad, according to the British publication Express. The travel specialists also researched how likely people were to go to specific countries based on their fear of the food.

    Total Travel
  • Cramer: One automaker silently beating competition

    Jim Cramer is tearing out his hair at this obliviousness right now, as Fiat Chrysler (Milan Stock Exchange: FCA-IT) is tearing up the market and no one knows it. Yes that's right, Fiat Chrysler has been killing it in the auto world. Both Ford (NYSE: F) and General Motors (NYSE: GM) have overshadowed it, yet those two stocks can't even come close to touching the amazing returns that have flown from Fiat Chrysler.

    CNBC
  • Kelly talks about cancer diagnosis

    New Zealand Council of Trade Unions president Helen Kelly says the cancer she was diagnosed with in February is widespread. Ms Kelly, who is a non-smoker, told delegates in an email in February she had been diagnosed with lung cancer. "I look healthy so it's quite a bizarre position to be in, but I have got very serious lung cancer, widely spread in my body, and I'm having chemotherapy, which is palliative, which I hope will give me some time," she said in an interview on Radio New Zealand's Nine to Noon programme on Friday.

    NZ Newswire
  • Man protests overbooked flight by stripping naked

    A man made a naked protest at Charlotte Douglas International Airport because the flight he wanted to take to Jamaica was overbooked. Witness Sherry Ketchie said the unnamed man still had his clothes on while he was yelling at a gate agent when he discovered was not getting on the US Airways flight.

    Total Travel
  • China says U.S. South China Sea actions 'irresponsible, dangerous'

    BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China said on Friday it was "strongly dissatisfied" after a U.S. spy plane flew over part of the South China Sea this week near where China is building artificial islands, and called on the United States to stop such action or risk causing an accident. The U.S. flight on Wednesday was highlighted by the unusual Pentagon decision to invite a CNN team aboard the Poseidon surveillance plane.

    Reuters
  • Blessie murder-accused 'not stupid'

    The man accused of murdering Blessie Gotingco was not so stupid as to plot a murder while wearing a GPS bracelet, his lawyers say. Closing for the defence on Thursday, lawyer Chris Wilkinson-Smith asked the jury at the High Court in Auckland why any person would plan a murder while being GPS-monitored or execute their plan just minutes before they were due home under curfew. "How stupid would you have to be to do an abduction and not make any plans around wearing a GPS bracelet?" he said.

    NZ Newswire
  • China jails 'Fast & Furious' Lamborghini, Ferrari drivers

    Two unemployed men who crashed a Lamborghini and Ferrari as they reportedly staged a "real-life Fast and Furious" race through Beijing were sentenced to jail Thursday for dangerous driving, the court said. According to reports a woman passenger in Tang Weitian's green Lamborghini was left with a broken spine in the accident. The other driver Yu Muchun, 20, drove a red Ferrari.

    AFP
  • Indonesia sinks foreign boats to deter illegal fishing: reports

    Indonesia has sunk 41 foreign boats across the archipelago, reports said Thursday, as part of an ongoing push to stop illegal fishing in its waters. The boats included one from China and others from Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines. Indonesia has defended its policy of seizing and destroying illegal fishing boats, a hardline approach that risks attracting regional anger.

    AFP
  • Eight Generations in, the Toyota Hilux is Redefining "Tough"

    Hilux Double CabToyota City, Japan, May 21, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - A complete redesign of one of the world's best-known and best-loved nameplates, the Toyota Hilux pickup, was unveiled in Bangkok today, marking the start of sales of the new model in the Thai market. Over its seven-generation history, the quality, durability and reliability of the Hilux have earned the model a diehard fanbase and a legendary reputation.

    ACN Newswire
  • The gross truth about germs and airplanes

    Every single time I board a plane for a long-haul flight, I know I will catch a cold on board. It happens pretty much without fail. And no amount of Vitamin C, echinacea, or hand sanitiser seems to do the trick.In some cases, the runny nose, headache,

    Total Travel
  • Princess Mary and Prince Frederik visit Germany

    Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark have been visiting Germany. The royal couple - who celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary last week - looked very loved up as they were pictured sharing a laugh together as they attended an event promoting 'Danish Living' in Hamburg - which aims to strengthen German and Danish trade relations - and were also seen whispering from their seats in the front row. The food event was held at the Silent Fusion Kitschen at the Hotel Scandic Emporio on Tuesday (19.05.15), and 43-year-old Princess Mary proved her skills in the kitchen by participating in a cooking demonstration on stage in front of the crowd, assisted by chef Thorsten Schmidt, while Prince Frederik, 46, cheered her on from the audience.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Uniroyal celebrates 50th anniversary of giant tire

    On Wednesday, however, dozens of visitors enjoyed a different vantage point from which to check out the Giant Uniroyal Tire. It originally was a Ferris wheel with 24 barrel-shaped gondolas — the brainchild of the architectural firm that designed the Empire State Building. You can see some remnants that it used to be a Ferris wheel," Uniroyal brand manager Ray Fischenich said while standing in the shadow of the immense tire.

    Associated Press
  • KiwiRail gets $400m, more for Gold Card

    The money will be used to maintain the rail network to a safe and reliable standard and for KiwiRail to deliver services, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. Finance Minister Bill English says KiwiRail has a two-year window to improve but warned "this level of on-going support is not sustainable". The money will come from the partial sell-down of state assets, such as power companies and Air New Zealand.

    NZ Newswire