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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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Russia warns Google, Twitter and Facebook on law violations

    MOSCOW/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Russia's media watchdog has written to Google, Twitter and Facebook warning them against violating Russian Internet laws and a spokesman said on Thursday they risk being blocked if they do not comply with the rules.     "In our letters we regularly remind (companies) of the consequences of violating the legislation," said Roskomnadzor spokesman Vadim Ampelonsky.

  • 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.

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  • Campbell's exit - what they're saying

    John Campbell's decision to quit TV3, as his current affairs show is replaced with a new one, has sparked a flurry of tweets, among them:TV3 journalist Paula Penfold: "I am enormous admirer of @JohnJCampbell; the journalist, the person and the programme

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  • China's richest man loses $15 billion

    In the history of sudden wealth loss, Li Hejun may have set a new record. Li, who was China's richest man until this week, saw his fortune drop by as much as $15 billion in a half-hour as the stock in his company, Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, fell by nearly half. Trading in the shares was halted Wednesday and Li didn't attend the company's annual meeting.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Climber's body identified after 42 years

    The body of a South Island teenager David Erik Moen has finally been returned to his family, over 40 years since he went missing during a Mt Cook climb. The well-preserved remains of the 19-year-old climber were discovered at the foot of New Zealand's Tasman Glacier in January, and on Thursday police confirmed his identity. Mr Moen had been climbing with an acquaintance he met in Mt Cook Village when he was caught in an avalanche on September 16, 1973.

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  • 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.

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  • First forced redundancies leave Holden

    The first assembly line workers forced to take redundancy packages at Holden have left the car maker's Adelaide plant. More will receive this grim news over the next two years as the countdown continues to the closure of Holden's manufacturing facilities in 2017. Holden called for 270 workers to take a package last month, but received only about 180 volunteers.

  • Orcon told to pay $25,000 to soldier

    A soldier who struggled to find a house for his young family after Orcon wrongly referred him to debt collectors has won a $25,000 pay-out. The telecommunications company claimed Brett Taylor owed $208 for his phone and internet package, and gave debt collection agency Baycorp his personal information so it could collect the cash. A Human Rights Review Tribunal decision found in Mr Taylor's favour, finding that Orcon had interfered with Mr Taylor's privacy.

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  • Selena Gomez avoided Justin Bieber?

    Vanessa Hudgens admits Selena Gomez didn't "really want to see" Justin Bieber at the Met Gala 2015. The 'Spring Breakers' star tried to distract her co-star, who split from the 'Where Are U Now' hitmaker last October after four years of dating, from his presence at the star-studded event in New York City earlier this month, but insists they didn't go out of their way to ignore him. A source previously revealed that Selena and Justin, 21, "exchanged some words" at Rihanna's Met Gala after-party.

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  • 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.

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  • 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,

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  • 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.

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