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A driver has come off second best in a fight with a cyclist, after finishing the dispute face down in a gutter.

  • Watch: The moment this flight is told to prepare for an emergency landing

    Ethan Williams begins filming when he notices something isn't quite right during his Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles. "There's something going on on this flight...all the flight attendants are running around like crazy and warning signs are going off," he says. Soon after, Williams tells the camera that they are being prepared for an emergency landing.

    Total Travel
  • Sir Paul McCartney's tribute to Cilla Black

    Sir Paul McCartney has paid tribute to Cilla Black.The Beatles star has paid his respects to the legendary singer and television presenter, who tragically passed away at the age of 72 at her home in Estepona, Spain.In a statement, he said: "Such a shock

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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger fights Sylvester Stallone at birthday bash

    Arnold Schwarzenegger threw a star-studded 68th birthday party yesterday (31.07.15). The Terminator actor celebrated hitting the milestone by gathering his friends and family together for the bash and even had a punching competition with his The Expendables co-star Sylvester Stallone who claimed the former bodybuilder is "getting stronger" as he ages. At Arnold's birthday party getting punched out.

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  • Scrambling Tiger makes strides with solid week

    Tiger Woods, trying to recapture the form that won 14 major titles, says he made "big strides" in reviving his game at the PGA Quicken Loans National despite a failed Sunday charge. Tournament host Woods birdied five of the first 10 holes, including a 42-foot birdie putt at the par-3 ninth, but then made bogeys on three of the next four holes. The 39-year-old American answered with an eight-foot birdie putt at 17 but settled for a three-under par 68 final round to finish on eight-under 276 -- his lowest 72-hole score in relation to par at a PGA event since the 2013 BMW Championship.

    AFP
  • Lost Aussie laptop shows up in NZ

    When someone leaves a laptop on a park bench in Sydney they probably don't expect it to turn up in a small town in New Zealand. The student's school, which had issued him with the laptop, contacted Microsoft, which was able to track the device's slow passage across the Tasman to a house in the South Island town. Sergeant Colin Stewart told NZ Newswire when officers in Rangiora received a call about the device, they visited the house and quickly realised the family that lived there had just returned from a cruise to Sydney.

    NZ Newswire
  • Malaysia says Indian Ocean aeroplane debris is part of a Boeing 777

    KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS (Reuters) - Malaysia said on Sunday that aeroplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has been identified as being from a Boeing 777, the same model as a Malaysian Airlines plane which vanished last year. "We know the flaperon has been officially identified as being part of a Boeing 777 aircraft," Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said in a statement.

    Reuters
  • All Blacks consider two Cup halfbacks only

    The All Blacks are seriously considering taking only two halfbacks to the Rugby World Cup. Coach Steve Hansen admits the option of versatile back Colin Slade covering the specialist position is being debated by the selectors as they try to shoehorn a host of backline options into their 31-man squad for the tournament beginning in September. Aaron Smith and TJ Perenara are both certainties, with Tawera Kerr-Barlow and Andy Ellis the other halfback candidates.

    NZ Newswire
  • Salma Hayek: It's 'exciting' posing nude

    Salma Hayek finds it "exciting" posing nude.The 48-year-old actress recently stripped off for Allure magazine and has admitted she found it liberating because of her age.She said: "It's important to be free ... and at my age it's exciting to still be

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  • Shot man wanted over three robberies

    David Cerven, a 21-year-old on a working holiday visa, was killed by officers who approached him in Myers Park, central Auckland, about 7.45pm on Sunday. Superintendent Richard Chambers told media on Monday officers talked to Mr Cerven from a distance and retreated after realising he may have been armed. "That will be part of a very thorough scene examination this morning," Supt Chambers said.

    NZ Newswire
  • Bobby Brown, family mourn the late Bobbi Kristina at funeral

    R&B singer Bobby Brown emerged from the funeral of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, staring toward the ground before lifting his head up and briefly gazing at the sky. Sporting a black dress shirt, the grieving Brown was one of the first to exit the tension-filled private service for Bobbi Kristina on Saturday at the St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, just north of Atlanta. Twenty-two-year-old Bobbi Kristina was the only child between Brown and the late megastar singer Whitney Houston.

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  • 'Rose Garden' country singer Lynn Anderson dead at 67

    Grammy-winning country legend Lynn Anderson, who sprang to international stardom with her 1970s hit "Rose Garden," has died at the age of 67, news reports said Saturday. Anderson died Thursday of a heart attack at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville after being admitted for pneumonia, publicist Mark Logsdon told CNN. Anderson had a string of other hits to become the biggest singer in country music of her era, before going on to moderate success as an actress.

    AFP
  • Hong Kong bra protest after woman jailed for 'breast assault'

    Dozens of activists including men wearing bras staged a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday after a woman was sentenced to three-and-a-half months' jail for assaulting a police officer with her breast.Around 100 people gathered for the light-hearted "breast

    AFP
  • Don't panic, $1m in super not essential

    It would be nice to have $1 million in your superannuation account when you retire, but it's by no way essential. Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees boss Tom Garcia believes claims that a $1 million or more balance was needed for a comfortable retirement is causing unnecessary fear and concern among older Australians. Most people approaching retirement will draw an income that is a combination of both super and the age pension," he says.

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  • Barnacles on debris could provide clues to missing MH370 - experts

    Barnacles encrusted on a piece of plane debris that washed up on the French island of Reunion might help unravel the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared last year with 239 passengers and crew on board. Malaysia said on Sunday the piece of debris, a 2-2.5 metre (6.5-8 feet) wing surface known as flaperon, had been identified as being from a Boeing 777, the same model as the missing Malaysian plane. Based on photographs, ecologists in Australia believe the crustaceans clinging to the wing piece are goose or stalk barnacles.

    Reuters
  • Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash

    Members of Osama bin Laden's family were among four people killed when a private jet crashed into a car auction lot in Britain, Saudi Arabia's embassy in London and British police said Saturday. While the embassy did not identify the dead, a source close to the family speaking to AFP and Saudi media indicated that they were bin Laden's stepmother Raja Hashim, his sister Sanaa, the sister's husband Zuhair Hashem, and a Jordanian pilot. The Saudi-registered Phenom 300 jet came down on Friday as it tried to land at Blackbushe Airport, a small airfield in Hampshire, southern England.

    AFP
  • Elizabeth Hurley sells farm for £9 million

    Elizabeth Hurley has sold her farm for £9 million. 'The Royals' actress bought the farm in the Cotswolds in central England for £3.3 million in 2002 while she was dating her future husband, Indian businessman Arun Nayar, and threw herself into country life at the property by producing organic meat which was sold at upmarket department store, Harrods.

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  • TPP a no go from the start: NZ First

    New Zealand never stood a chance of getting a good deal for farmers in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Winston Peters says. Trade Minister Tim Groser said dairy was always one of the last issues to be resolved in trade negotiations, but he was optimistic New Zealand would get a good deal when talks resume. "This is about getting the best possible deal for New Zealand, not a deal at any cost," he said.

    NZ Newswire
  • Morris crime scene 'like a war zone'

    The site of the Auckland street fight where Connor Morris was killed was "like a war zone" when police showed up, an officer says. Mr Morris, the boyfriend of the late Paul Holmes' daughter Millie Elder-Holmes, died a year ago on Monday from head injuries received during a fight between two groups on Don Buck Road in Massey. On the first day of a four-week long trial in the High Court at Auckland, Michael Murray, 34, has pleaded not guilty to murdering the 26-year-old.

    NZ Newswire
  • Collins family attends service in Canada

    A funeral service has been held in Canada for Jerry Collins's partner Alana Madill. Ms Madill and the former All Black were killed in a car crash in southern France in June, and their baby Ayla was the only survivor. Frank and Galuia Collins travelled from New Zealand to Canada with their daughter Brenda to meet Ayla and to attend the service at the All Saints Anglican Church in the Saskatchewan city of Regina.

    NZ Newswire
  • Taylor matches Astle century record for NZ

    Disappointment at a loss to Zimbabwe dominated Ross Taylor's thinking after he matched Nathan Astle's record for New Zealand centuries in all forms of cricket.Taylor scored an unbeaten 112 in the seven-wicket upset loss at Harare Sports Club, lifting

    NZ Newswire