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Michelle Odinet: Louisiana judge faces calls to quit over home video slurs

Judge Michelle Odinet says she took a sedative and has “zero recollection” of the incident.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 5:46 pm(NZT)

Qantas to switch domestic fleet to Airbus in blow to Boeing

The Australian airline also said it expects to make a first half loss of more than $788m.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 5:23 pm(NZT)

Covid-19 outbreaks in sport: Several football and rugby games have been postponed

Three Premier League matches in a week are called off because of new Covid-19 outbreaks, with football and rugby games at the weekend already postponed.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 5:18 pm(NZT)

Beijing 2022: Putin tells Xi he will attend Winter Olympics

The Russian president is the first major western leader to indicate his attendance at the Games.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 4:41 pm(NZT)

Tasmania bouncy castle fall: Two children killed and several others injured

Other children are badly injured after wind blew the castle into the air, causing them to fall 10m.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 4:34 pm(NZT)

Socialise carefully warns PM, amid record UK Covid cases

Pubs and restaurants are not closing, the PM insists – but he and Prof Chris Whitty urge caution.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 3:35 pm(NZT)

Russia Ukraine: EU to warn Moscow against action

European leaders meeting in Brussels are expected to say hostile action could come at a “high price”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 2:00 pm(NZT)

Omicron: What can we learn from South Africa’s experience so far?

We can learn some things from what’s happening in South Africa, but there are also uncertainties.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:49 pm(NZT)

Kenyans find rural lifeline after Covid city exodus

The coronavirus pandemic has forced some city dwellers to move back to the countryside to survive.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:44 pm(NZT)

The Lost Daughter: Olivia Colman on her ‘searingly honest’ film on motherhood

The actress talks about The Lost Daughter, which confronts the true challenges of motherhood.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:29 pm(NZT)

Arsenal into last eight of Women’s Champions League despite heavy defeat

Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall says it was “a terrible feeling” to see their Women’s Champions League quarter-final spot almost “slip through our hands” in a 4-1 defeat at Hoffenheim.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:19 pm(NZT)

‘If you eat here, you’re dining with rats’

Some New Yorkers are cooling on the craze for street-side restaurant sheds, due to noise and vermin.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:13 pm(NZT)

Kelly Catlin: A family’s search for answers on links between concussion and suicide

Kelly Catlin was 23 when she took her own life. An Olympic cyclist, she suffered a bad crash in training. Her family believe it changed her.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:06 pm(NZT)

Kentucky tornado killed my dad moments after phone call

Katie Fields lost her dad in the Kentucky tornadoes – just after urging him on a call to flee.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:06 pm(NZT)

What’s behind suicides by thousands of Indian housewives?

Indian women make up 36% of all global suicides in the 15 to 39 years age group.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:05 pm(NZT)

Usain Bolt: Mario Kart helped me become Olympic champion

Usain Bolt’s been talking to BBC Sounds podcast Press X to Continue

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:01 pm(NZT)

Dutch MP ordered to delete Covid Holocaust social media posts

Thierry Baudet is ordered by a court to delete social media posts comparing the unvaccinated to Jews.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 12:49 pm(NZT)

Afghanistan: What humanitarian aid is getting in?

Millions of people are at risk of starvation as a result of harsh winter conditions and economic collapse.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 12:30 pm(NZT)

Covid-19 outbreaks in sport: Several football and rugby games have been postponed

Three Premier League matches in a week are called off because of new Covid-19 outbreaks, with football and rugby games at the weekend already postponed.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 12:14 pm(NZT)

Bird songs bump stars off Australian music chart

Debuting in the top 5, the album featuring endangered birds is above Justin Bieber and Abba.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 12:12 pm(NZT)

Klopp will not buy to replace Africa Cup of Nations trio

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he will not try to replace Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Naby Keita in the transfer market when they play in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 11:30 am(NZT)

New UK cases record as experts warn worse to come

Prof Chris Whitty says Omicron is moving at a phenomenal pace, after 78,610 people test positive in a day.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 9:38 am(NZT)

Italy v Argentina: Euro 2020 winners to face Copa America champions in London

European champions Italy will face Copa America winners Argentina in London on 1 June, 2022.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 8:40 am(NZT)

Logic’s 1-800-273-8255 led to call surge to suicide line, study suggests

Researchers found that the rapper’s 1-800-273-8255 increased calls to the helpline it was named after.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 8:12 am(NZT)

‘We sometimes hated each other’ – champion Verstappen on Hamilton relationship

Max Verstappen says that he and Lewis Hamilton “sometimes hated each other” this year but that the mutual respect between them remains high.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 7:46 am(NZT)

bell hooks: Author and feminist dies aged 69

Her niece confirmed the writer died on Wednesday “surrounded by her family and friends”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 7:42 am(NZT)

Watford’s match at Burnley off because of Covid outbreak

Burnley’s Premier League match at home to Watford on Wednesday is postponed because of an ongoing Covid outbreak within the visitors’ squad.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 6:51 am(NZT)

Germany expels Russian diplomats after hitman sentenced in Berlin

Germany throws out two diplomats after Vadim Krasikov is jailed for murdering an ex-Chechen rebel.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 6:40 am(NZT)

South Africa’s High Court orders former president Zuma to go back to jail

South Africa’s High Court ordered former President Jacob Zuma to return to jail, after setting aside an earlier decision to release him on medical parole, a court judgment showed on Wednesday.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 16 Dec 2021 | 6:24 am(NZT)

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao begin legal action against La Liga

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao begin legal action against La Liga after it agreed a £1.7bn investment.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 5:17 am(NZT)

Megan Thee Stallion ‘told to dance’ by Tory Lanez before alleged shooting

Rapper Tory Lanez is accused of hurting the songwriter after a party in Hollywood in July 2020.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 5:17 am(NZT)

Derek Chauvin pleads guilty in George Floyd civil rights case

The former police officer is already serving a 22 year prison sentence for the murder of Mr Floyd.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 5:14 am(NZT)

2022 World Cup: Ex-media officer loses Qatar corruption appeal

Abdullah Ibhais claims he was prosecuted for corruption after raising concerns about migrant workers.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 4:50 am(NZT)

New York City names first female police chief

Keechant Sewell, 49, will be the first woman to lead the US’s largest police force in its 176 years.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 4:26 am(NZT)

Inside an Afghan hospital on the brink

The BBC reports from a hospital in remote Ghor province which is struggling to cope.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 2:54 am(NZT)

Hamilton gets knighthood for services to motorsport

Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton receives his knighthood for services to motorsport from Prince Charles during a ceremony at Windsor Castle.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 2:42 am(NZT)

Riccardo Ehrman: Journalist who prompted Berlin Wall to fall dies

Riccardo Ehrman asked the historic question that led to East Germans tearing down the wall in 1989.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:58 am(NZT)

Sergio Aguero in tears as he announces retirement

Sergio Aguero announces his retirement from football within six months of joining Barcelona from Manchester City.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:37 am(NZT)

Sergio Aguero: From ‘worst trainer in the world’ to Man City ‘icon’

As Sergio Aguero retires after a few months at Barcelona, some of his former team-mates discuss his impact on former club Manchester City.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 1:02 am(NZT)

German raids on Covid extremists over Saxony leader death plot

Far-right anti-vaccination activists are suspected of plotting to kill Saxony leader Michael Kretschmer.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Dec 2021 | 12:06 am(NZT)

Covid: Omicron spreading at unprecedented rate, WHO says

The WHO’s head warns that the Covid variant is being underestimated, despite its potential impact.

Source: BBC News – Home | 15 Dec 2021 | 11:02 pm(NZT)

‘I was murdered by my husband’ – tech gives victims a voice

Animated photographs of women before they were killed warn others about abusive relationships.

Source: BBC News – Home | 15 Dec 2021 | 10:50 pm(NZT)

The Communist Party thinks China’s prolific censors are not censoring enough

Weibo, China’s answer to Twitter, has long been a prime target for stringent online censorship thanks to its broad audience base and ability to help influence public opinion.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 15 Dec 2021 | 10:05 pm(NZT)

Dissident journalist jailed in Vietnam for 9 years for ‘anti-state’ acts

A court in Vietnam jailed a journalist and prominent dissident for nine years on Tuesday for anti-state activities, her lawyers and state media said, in a case that attracted the attention of international human rights groups.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 15 Dec 2021 | 6:15 pm(NZT)

Surprise! Holiday packages are moving on time

Here’s a rare piece of holiday cheer in a year of screwed up supply chains: Shipments and deliveries are actually moving fairly well.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 15 Dec 2021 | 9:12 am(NZT)



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