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Jean-Marc Vallée: Canadian filmmaker dies aged 58

The director’s works included Dallas Buyers Club, Wild and the TV series Big Little Lies.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 10:58 pm(NZT)

Afghanistan’s Taliban ban long-distance road trips for solo women

Afghanistan’s rulers say a male relative must accompany women travelling more than 45 miles (72km).

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 10:52 pm(NZT)

US snowstorms: California and other western states battered

Almost 30in (76cm) of snow fell in parts of northern California and Nevada in a 24-hour period.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 10:49 pm(NZT)

Brazilian town floods after two dams collapse

People in the town of Itabuna can be seen using inflatable rafts and canoes to get from house to house.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 10:48 pm(NZT)

Scientists to brief UK PM before Covid decision

Boris Johnson continues to weigh whether new measures are needed for England before the new year.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 10:48 pm(NZT)

Windsor Castle: Queen ‘assassination’ bid video probed

The footage appears to show a person holding a crossbow saying they wanted to assassinate the Queen.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 10:06 pm(NZT)

Ashes: Australia seize control of third Test after ruthless bowling display

England are facing Ashes defeat after a dramatic second day of the third Test in Melbourne sees England close on 31-4 – still 51 runs behind Australia.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 9:51 pm(NZT)

Desmond Tutu: South Africa mourns anti-apartheid hero

The nation is holding a week of commemorative events after the clergyman’s death at the age of 90.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 9:26 pm(NZT)

China’s industrial profit growth tumbles as raw material prices fall

Profits at China’s industrial firms grew at a much slower pace in November, the statistics bureau said on Monday, pressured by tumbling prices of some raw materials, a faltering property market and weaker consumer demand.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 27 Dec 2021 | 9:04 pm(NZT)

China will tighten rules on overseas IPOs, but won’t ban them entirely

China is planning to tighten restrictions for Chinese companies that want to list overseas, but the government won’t ban them from trading abroad altogether.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 27 Dec 2021 | 9:01 pm(NZT)

Allen punches Washington team-mate on bench during NFL defeat by Cowboys

Washington Football Team’s Jonathan Allen throws a punch at team-mate Daron Payne on the bench during a 56-14 defeat by the Dallas Cowboys.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 8:40 pm(NZT)

NBA: Nikola Jokic helps Denver beat LA Clippers as Covid hits teams

Nikola Jokic’s 26 points help the Denver Nuggets edge to a 103-100 win at the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 8:18 pm(NZT)

See how French presidential candidate compares to Trump

French presidential candidate Eric Zemmour is being compared to former President Trump as well as Fox News’ Tucker Carlson for his far-right stance and rhetoric. CNN’s Cyril Vanier reports.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 27 Dec 2021 | 6:34 pm(NZT)

Covid: Travel chaos spills into new week

More than 1,300 flights are scrapped on Monday, capping off a tough festive period for travellers.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 5:38 pm(NZT)

Climate change: Huge toll of extreme weather disasters in 2021

Floods and storms connected to rising temperatures have had a huge impact on people worldwide.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 5:09 pm(NZT)

Spider-Man: No Way Home becomes first pandemic-era film to top $1bn

It beat Chinese Korean War epic The Battle of Lake Changjin to be the highest grossing film of 2021.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 4:05 pm(NZT)

Japan cancels dozens of flights due to snow

More than 100 domestic flights in Japan were grounded on Sunday due to heavy snow in the northern and western parts of the country, Japan’s two biggest airlines said.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 27 Dec 2021 | 3:08 pm(NZT)

Roe v Wade US abortion rights lawyer Sarah Weddington dies

Sarah Weddington won the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court case that legalised abortions in the US.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 3:06 pm(NZT)

Desmond Tutu, anti-apartheid leader and voice of justice, dead at 90

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Anglican cleric whose good humor, inspiring message and conscientious work for civil and human rights made him a revered leader during the struggle to end apartheid in his native South Africa, has died. He was 90.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 27 Dec 2021 | 2:47 pm(NZT)

Deadly flooding in Brazil displaces thousands

Heavy flooding has left at least 18 people dead and more than 280 injured in the northeast region of Brazil, officials say.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 27 Dec 2021 | 2:43 pm(NZT)

Desmond Tutu: South Africa mourns anti-apartheid hero

The nation is holding a week of commemorative events after the clergyman’s death at the age of 90.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 2:22 pm(NZT)

The Ashes: England given all-clear for day two at MCG after Covid-19 scare

England’s players arrive at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for day two of the third Ashes Test after a Covid-19 scare.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 1:14 pm(NZT)

Why I’m proud to be black and Jewish

Black and Jewish journalist Nadine Batchelor-Hunt travels to Israel to meet the Ethiopian community and explore this dual identity.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 1:06 pm(NZT)

My art channels the pain from Ethiopia’s war

US-based Tigrayan artist Gabrielle Tesfaye uses her work to share her feelings over the civil war.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 1:04 pm(NZT)

How this clip restored one man’s dream of being a pilot

The story behind a face mask clip that restored a young man’s dream of being a pilot.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 1:03 pm(NZT)

Fear and loathing in South Africa where foreigners live in danger

Foreigners in South Africa tell photographer Shiraaz Mohamed how they cope with xenophobia and crime.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 1:02 pm(NZT)

Scott Marsh: Viral and controversial art of ‘Australia’s Banksy’

He uses quintessential Australian larrikinism to skewer politicians, climate sceptics and others.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 1:01 pm(NZT)

Demi Skipper plans to keep trading after hairpin-to-house swap

TikToker Demi Skipper made headlines this month when she successfully traded items until she got a house.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 1:00 pm(NZT)

India’s unwinnable battle against spitting

The pandemic briefly renewed efforts to curb an infamous Indian habit – spitting in public.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 1:00 pm(NZT)

‘It’s not fair’ – Tuchel criticises Premier League schedule

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel criticises the Premier League’s festive schedule and says his side “are struggling” after sustaining further injuries.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 12:13 pm(NZT)

‘The right time for a change’ – Martial tells Man Utd he wants to leave

French striker Anthony Martial tells Manchester United that he wants to leave the club.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 11:46 am(NZT)

‘A roller-coaster, so a typical Boxing Day’ – festive fixtures deliver goals and drama

Every year the 1963 Boxing Day results get plastered all over social media – is it time for the 2021 scores to join them?

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 11:26 am(NZT)

Desmond Tutu: Obama joins tributes to South Africa anti-apartheid hero

The former US president praises the churchman who helped end apartheid, after his death aged 90.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 10:04 am(NZT)

Janice Long: BBC DJ and broadcaster dies at 66

She was the first woman to have her own daily show on Radio 1 in a career that spanned five decades.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 9:56 am(NZT)

‘A roller-coaster, so a typical Boxing Day’ – festive fixtures deliver goals and drama

Every year the 1963 Boxing Day results get plastered all over social media – is it time for the 2021 scores to join them?

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 9:02 am(NZT)

Aston Villa 1-3 Chelsea: Jorginho and Romelu Lukaku goals give Thomas Tuchel’s side three points

Jorginho scores two penalties as Chelsea fight back from a goal down to beat Aston Villa and move level on points with second-placed Liverpool.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 8:35 am(NZT)

Saka scores twice at Norwich as Arsenal continue winning run

Arsenal secure their fourth Premier League victory in a row as they run out comfortable winners at struggling Norwich.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 7:36 am(NZT)

Kane scores as Tottenham boost top-four hopes with victory over Palace

Tottenham boss Antonio Conte says Harry Kane is “difficult” to rotate after the striker scored his second goal in as many Premier League games.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 7:33 am(NZT)

Man found with crossbow at Windsor Castle sectioned

A crossbow was found on the man after he was stopped on Christmas Day, police say.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 6:41 am(NZT)

Man City win thriller to extend premiership lead

Manchester City hold off an unlikely Leicester comeback to clinch a ninth successive Premier League win in thrilling style and move six points clear at the top of the table.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 6:32 am(NZT)

‘A dark day’: South Africans remember Tutu

The archbishop, who was a driving force in the anti-apartheid movement, has died aged 90.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 4:57 am(NZT)

Sudan coup: Security forces accused of violence against protesters

Some 178 anti-coup demonstrators are reportedly injured in clashes near the presidential palace.

Source: BBC News – Home | 27 Dec 2021 | 1:13 am(NZT)

Covid: Travel misery for tens of thousands as flights are cancelled

Chinese and US airlines are hardest hit amid a surge in Covid cases in many countries.

Source: BBC News – Home | 26 Dec 2021 | 11:48 pm(NZT)

Covid-19: New rules in force for three UK nations

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland bring in limits on socialising while England waits for more data.

Source: BBC News – Home | 26 Dec 2021 | 9:37 pm(NZT)



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