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Prince William reveals toll of air ambulance rescues

The Duke of Cambridge recalls taking home other people’s “sadness” when he was a pilot.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 8:53 pm(NZT)

Australia’s Head & Starc to play in first Ashes Test as Root waits to name England team

Middle-order batter Travis Head and left-arm bowler Mitchell Starc will play for Australia in the first Ashes Test against England in Brisbane on Wednesday.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 8:43 pm(NZT)

Test changes are hammer blow, says UK travel sector

The return of pre-departure Covid tests for travellers to the UK will come into force on 04:00 GMT Tuesday.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 6:20 pm(NZT)

Indonesia volcano: Dozens injured as residents flee huge ash cloud from Mt Semeru

Residents sprinted for cover from a giant ash cloud as Mt Semeru erupted on Indonesia’s Java island.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 5:55 pm(NZT)

Top Space Force official: China is developing space capabilities at ‘twice the rate’ of US

Gen. David Thompson, vice chief of space operations for the US Space Force, said Saturday China is developing its space capabilities at “twice the rate” of the US.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Dec 2021 | 4:36 pm(NZT)

Afghanistan: Taliban warned against targeting former security forces

US and allies “deeply concerned” about human rights abuses against former Afghan security forces.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 4:12 pm(NZT)

US and other countries ‘deeply concerned by reports of summary killings’ in Afghanistan

More than 20 countries, including the United States, issued a joint statement Saturday expressing deep concern over allegations of extra-judicial killings and disappearances of former member of former security forces in Afghanistan.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Dec 2021 | 3:32 pm(NZT)

Pacific Ocean garbage patch is immense plastic habitat

Researchers discover coastal species living on debris miles from their natural surroundings.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 1:56 pm(NZT)

Why France faces so much anger in West Africa

Despite engaging better with the African continent recently, the ex-colonial power faces a backlash.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 1:50 pm(NZT)

Mandatory vaccinations: Three reasons for and against

Blanket vaccination mandates are on the agenda but do they work and what are their costs?

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 1:48 pm(NZT)

Biden and Putin to talk amid Ukraine invasion fears

On Tuesday the US and Russian leaders will speak amid mounting concerns of Russia invading Ukraine.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 1:36 pm(NZT)

Chris Cuomo: CNN fires presenter over help he gave politician brother

The star TV host is sacked over efforts to help his brother defend himself against sexual harassment claims.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 1:26 pm(NZT)

‘I balanced a Mini on my head’

A head balancer wants to break his 100th world record before retirement.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 1:12 pm(NZT)

South Africa: The rape survivor who convicts rapists

Rape survivor Sgt Catherine Tladi has secured several convictions for rape in South Africa’s courts.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 1:11 pm(NZT)

Morikawa surges into five-shot lead at Hero World Challenge

Collin Morikawa is closing on the world number one spot after going five shots clear before the final round at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 12:29 pm(NZT)

Real Madrid ease past Sociedad to open eight-point lead at top of La Liga

Real Madrid produce a convincing performance to beat Real Sociedad and extend their lead at the top of La Liga to eight points.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 11:30 am(NZT)

Why Ugandan troops have entered DR Congo – again

Previous incursions have led to accusations of looting and abuse, so will it be different this time?

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 11:02 am(NZT)

Coronavirus: UK tightens travel rules amid Omicron spread

Travellers to the UK aged 12 and over will have to have a Covid test before departure, the government says.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 10:47 am(NZT)

Man City beat Watford to go top of Premier League for first time this season

Reigning champions Manchester City move top of the Premier League for the first time this season with a dominant win over Watford.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 9:41 am(NZT)

‘Origi is a legend – people will write books about him’ – Klopp hails Liverpool match-winner

Jurgen Klopp showers Divock Origi with praise after the Liverpool striker’s last-minute winner against Wolves.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 9:00 am(NZT)

Hamilton takes Saudi Arabian GP pole as Verstappen crashes

Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as title rival Max Verstappen crashes trying to beat the Mercedes driver’s time.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 7:05 am(NZT)

Ghislaine Maxwell trial: Key moments from the first week

Ghislaine Maxwell is accused of grooming girls for abuse by late paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 6:36 am(NZT)

We know who is attacking us and we know how to get even, says Israel’s cyber defense chief

On a nondescript office park in the desert town of Be’er Sheva, a “war room” filled with screens showing various maps, rolling information, and graphics inform around a dozen or so staffers, manning computers at the central heart of Israel’s civilian cyber defense system.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Dec 2021 | 12:01 am(NZT)

Banning US oil exports would be a ‘gift to OPEC and Putin,’ Big Oil CEO says

President Joe Biden has already launched the biggest intervention into energy markets in a decade. Big Oil is nervous he’s not nearly done yet.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 4 Dec 2021 | 10:32 am(NZT)

Didi’s delisting could spell the end for Chinese stocks on Wall Street

The era of big Chinese companies heading to the United States to raise money may have just come to an end.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 4 Dec 2021 | 5:01 am(NZT)

9-year-old Afghan girl who was sold into marriage rescued after CNN report

Last month, CNN reported that Parwana and several other underage girls were being sold by their fathers so other members of their families could eat. After an international outcry as a result of CNN’s story, Parwana was returned to her family due to the backlash from the community against the buyer. CNN’s Anna Coren has the update.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 3 Dec 2021 | 11:22 pm(NZT)

Europe unveils its $340 billion answer to China’s Belt and Road initiative

The European Union has unveiled its €300 billion ($340 billion) alternative to China’s Belt and Road initiative — an investment program the bloc claims will create “links, not dependencies.”

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 6:46 am(NZT)

This city was named the world’s most expensive for the first time ever

All over the world, it’s been a tough year on wallets.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 1 Dec 2021 | 5:00 pm(NZT)

Virgil Abloh, artistic director for Louis Vuitton and Off-White founder, dies of cancer at 41

Virgil Abloh, the acclaimed menswear designer for Louis Vuitton and founder and CEO of Off-White, died Sunday of cancer, according to a post from his verified Instagram account. He was 41.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 30 Nov 2021 | 2:17 am(NZT)

This could be the future of first class airplane travel

First class is on its way out at many airlines, as business class seats and mini-suites become larger, more private and more luxurious — and fewer budgets stretch to adding on what might be an extra zero on the price tag for first class.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 30 Nov 2021 | 12:54 am(NZT)

Coronavirus: UK tightens travel rules amid Omicron spread

Travellers to the UK aged 12 and over will have to have a Covid test before departure, the government says.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 10:47 am(NZT)

Man City beat Watford to go top for first time this season

Reigning champions Manchester City move top of the Premier League for the first time this season with a dominant win over Watford.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 9:41 am(NZT)

Origi hits injury-time winner for Liverpool at Wolves

Liverpool substitute Divock Origi scores a last-minute winner to sink Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 8:30 am(NZT)

Roma humbled by Inter as Mourinho suffers joint-worst home defeat of his career

Jose Mourinho endures a miserable evening against one of his former clubs as in-form Inter Milan inflict a humbling defeat on his Roma team.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 8:03 am(NZT)

Biden and Putin to hold call amid Ukraine invasion fears

The US and Russian leaders will discuss Ukraine amid mounting concerns about a possible Russian invasion.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 7:53 am(NZT)

Hamilton takes Saudi Arabian GP pole as Verstappen crashes

Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as title rival Max Verstappen crashes trying to beat the Mercedes driver’s time.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 7:05 am(NZT)

Ghislaine Maxwell trial: Key moments from the first week

Ghislaine Maxwell is accused of grooming girls for abuse by late paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 6:36 am(NZT)

Talking points from Bellator 272 as Pettis shows heart of a champion

BBC Sport breaks down five talking points from Bellator 272 including Sergio Pettis’ dramatic win over Kyoji Horiguchi.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 6:36 am(NZT)

Barcelona 0-1 Real Betis: Visitors end Xavi’s unbeaten start

Xavi’s unbeaten start as Barcelona boss comes to an end as the Catalan giants are defeated at home by Real Betis in La Liga.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 6:22 am(NZT)

Bus carrying choir members plunges into Kenya river

At least 23 die as a bus taking a church choir group to a wedding plunges into a flooded river.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 6:05 am(NZT)

Indonesia volcano: Dozens injured as residents flee huge ash cloud from Mt Semeru

Residents sprinted for cover from a giant ash cloud as Mt Semeru erupted on Indonesia’s Java island.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 5:34 am(NZT)

Michigan school shooting: Suspect’s parents deny involuntary manslaughter

Bail is set at $1m for the couple arrested in Detroit after failing to attend court on Friday.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 4:57 am(NZT)

Belgian zoo hippos test positive for Covid

Officials at Antwerp zoo do not know how the pair – now in quarantine – caught the virus.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 4:53 am(NZT)

‘I was as surprised as you!’ – Masuaku scores bizarre winner as West Ham beat leaders Chelsea

West Ham twice come from behind to beat Premier League leaders Chelsea in a pulsating encounter at London Stadium.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 4:41 am(NZT)

Eileen Ash: World’s oldest Test cricketer dies at age of 110

Eileen Ash, who made her debut for England in 1937, dies at the age of 110.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 2:52 am(NZT)

Afghanistan: Macron reveals plans for joint European mission

The French president says a number of European nations are working on a joint diplomatic mission.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 2:50 am(NZT)

Patel claims historic ten wickets in Test innings

New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel becomes only the third bowler in history to take 10 wickets in a Test innings – but India seize control of the second Test.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 2:15 am(NZT)

ICYMI: Jumping into an active volcano, and other ways to spend the festive season

Jumping into an active volcano is just one way to spend the festive season, in news you may have missed this week.

Source: BBC News – Home | 5 Dec 2021 | 12:39 am(NZT)

We know who is attacking us and we know how to get even, says Israel’s cyber defense chief

On a nondescript office park in the desert town of Be’er Sheva, a “war room” filled with screens showing various maps, rolling information, and graphics inform around a dozen or so staffers, manning computers at the central heart of Israel’s civilian cyber defense system.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 5 Dec 2021 | 12:01 am(NZT)

Eitan Biran: Cable car survivor returned to Italy after custody battle

Eitan Biran, the sole survivor of a cable car crash, is now in Italy after a custody battle.

Source: BBC News – Home | 4 Dec 2021 | 11:47 pm(NZT)

Militants kill at least 31 in central Mali, say local authorities

Militants killed at least 31 people in central Mali on Friday when they fired on a bus ferrying people to a local market, local authorities said — the latest deadly attack in a region racked by violent insurgency.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 4 Dec 2021 | 11:27 pm(NZT)

Gambia elections: Ex-President Yahya Jammeh’s shadow looms over poll

Exiled leader Yahya Jammeh – who ruled the country for 22 years – is a key figure in the poll.

Source: BBC News – Home | 4 Dec 2021 | 10:41 pm(NZT)

Banning US oil exports would be a ‘gift to OPEC and Putin,’ Big Oil CEO says

President Joe Biden has already launched the biggest intervention into energy markets in a decade. Big Oil is nervous he’s not nearly done yet.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 4 Dec 2021 | 10:32 am(NZT)

US, European allies sound a pessimistic note as Iran nuclear talks break in Vienna

US and European officials sounded a pessimistic note Friday as the latest round of talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal concluded, saying that Tehran’s maximalist demands and push to unwind previously agreed upon points are leaving them disappointed and concerned.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 4 Dec 2021 | 10:11 am(NZT)

Didi’s delisting could spell the end for Chinese stocks on Wall Street

The era of big Chinese companies heading to the United States to raise money may have just come to an end.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 4 Dec 2021 | 5:01 am(NZT)

9-year-old Afghan girl who was sold into marriage rescued after CNN report

Last month, CNN reported that Parwana and several other underage girls were being sold by their fathers so other members of their families could eat. After an international outcry as a result of CNN’s story, Parwana was returned to her family due to the backlash from the community against the buyer. CNN’s Anna Coren has the update.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 3 Dec 2021 | 11:22 pm(NZT)

Europe unveils its $340 billion answer to China’s Belt and Road initiative

The European Union has unveiled its €300 billion ($340 billion) alternative to China’s Belt and Road initiative — an investment program the bloc claims will create “links, not dependencies.”

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 2 Dec 2021 | 6:46 am(NZT)

This city was named the world’s most expensive for the first time ever

All over the world, it’s been a tough year on wallets.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 1 Dec 2021 | 5:00 pm(NZT)

Virgil Abloh, artistic director for Louis Vuitton and Off-White founder, dies of cancer at 41

Virgil Abloh, the acclaimed menswear designer for Louis Vuitton and founder and CEO of Off-White, died Sunday of cancer, according to a post from his verified Instagram account. He was 41.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 30 Nov 2021 | 2:17 am(NZT)

This could be the future of first class airplane travel

First class is on its way out at many airlines, as business class seats and mini-suites become larger, more private and more luxurious — and fewer budgets stretch to adding on what might be an extra zero on the price tag for first class.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 30 Nov 2021 | 12:54 am(NZT)




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