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World Rugby approves 10 new law trials

1 hour ago   |   Planet Rugby

World Rugby's executive committee has approved 10 optional law trials that provide member unions with measures to help reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission. Unions can...
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World Rugby rejects ‘Coronavirus Cup' suggestion

World Rugby rejects ‘Coronavirus Cup' suggestion

3 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby

World Rugby has dismissed the idea of a major international tournament to be held in England in 2021 to ease the financial impact of the coronavirus crisis. Former Rugby...
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Women's sport faces generational loss from COVID-19 cuts: New Zealand agency

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Women's sport might need a generation to get back recent gains if it is left "by the wayside" during the COVID-19 pandemic as organisations focus on getting men's competitions...
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THE BREAKDOWN, STEVE SCOTT: Was Dave Rennie a success at Glasgow Warriors?

5 hours ago   |   The Courier

Rugby's great diaspora obviously comes from New Zealand. The place were the game is closest to a religion has spawned missionaries far and wide.
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Teenager rescued trying to take tiny boat between New Zealand North and South Island

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Eighteen-year-old travelled for more than 100km in a motorised vessel before it broke down A teenage boy has been rescued by New Zealand police after sailing more than 100km...
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Teenager who tried to cross the notorious Cook Strait in a DINGHY at night rescued

Teenager who tried to cross the notorious Cook Strait in a DINGHY at night rescued

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

A teenager in New Zealand is lucky to be alive after being rescued by a Coastguard vessel in the infamous Cook Strait. The 18-year-old was trying to cross the notorious passage...
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Vast majority of New Zealanders don't want to return to office after Covid-19

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Study finds 89% of people working from home want to stay there, at least part time, when workplaces reopen Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A study...
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Before IBM started axing staff, it told them Q3 2020 would be super-busy with post-lockdown catch-up jobs

10 hours ago   |   The Register

Workers told to take five days of compulsory leave ‘so we can better care for each other' In the halcyon days of April, before IBM initiated its latest round of mass...
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Tragedy as a young boy dies in mysterious circumstances

Tragedy as a young boy dies in mysterious circumstances

11 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Josiah Mika, age nine, was diagnosed a condition onset by a cold or flu that causes back-to-back seizures for more than 24 hours. He died on May 15 in Auckland, New Zealand.
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How missing hikers survived a 19 day ordeal lost in dense bush in New Zealand

How missing hikers survived a 19 day ordeal lost in dense bush in New Zealand

13 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Dion Reynolds and Jessica O'Connor, both 23, went camping at Anatori Valley in Kahurangi National Park, in New Zealand's South Island, on May 9.
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Two Fulham players receive positive coronavirus results in Championship testing

Two Fulham players receive positive coronavirus results in Championship testing

The English Football League has announced that three individuals connected to two Championship clubs have tested positive Read more ...

Emily Maitlis and Piers Morgan's media bias row exposed: ‘No conservatives...

Emily Maitlis and Piers Morgan's media bias row exposed: ‘No conservatives at BBC!'

EMILY MAITLIS is at the centre of a media storm after her damning monologue on Dominic Cummings provoked an apology from the BBC - and, despite Piers Morgan being one of the... Read more ...

Tony Scannell dead: The Bill and Flash Gordon star dies aged 74

Tony Scannell dead: The Bill and Flash Gordon star dies aged 74

THE Bill and Flash Gordon star Tony Scannell has died aged 74. Scannell was well-known for playing DS Ted Roach for nine years on the police drama show. Tony Scannell has died... Read more ...

YouTuber Myka Stauffer said she would ‘never give up' on son Huxley in...

YouTuber Myka Stauffer said she would ‘never give up' on son Huxley in videos before he was ‘rehomed'

Myka adopted Huxley from China two and a half years ago YouTuber Myka Stauffer previously said she would ‘never give up' on her son Huxley, in videos shared before the child... Read more ...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's next big update lets you play as Captain Price

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's next big update lets you play as Captain Price

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is about to receive a slew of new content as part of its Season 4 update, with new playable characters on the way including the fan-favorite... Read more ...

Baby girl is left 'seriously injured' and woman is fighting for her life in...

Baby girl is left 'seriously injured' and woman is fighting for her life in hospital

Ambulance crews and West Midlands Police were called to the property in Tipton, near Dudley, at around 12.30am today following reports of an 'assault'. Read more ...

‘Looter shot dead by pawn shop owner' during George Floyd riots

‘Looter shot dead by pawn shop owner' during George Floyd riots

Chaos erupted in Minneapolis after the death of unarmed black man George Floyd A suspected looter was reportedly gunned down by a pawn shop owner amid riots over a white... Read more ...

Scotland finally ready to start easing lockdown, Nicola Sturgeon says

Scotland finally ready to start easing lockdown, Nicola Sturgeon says

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced her ‘cautious' steps out of lockdown for Scotland Scotland will move to phase one of a four-step plan to ease out of lockdown, Nicola... Read more ...

Pret to reopen 200 more branches - the full list of stores reopening from June 1

Pret to reopen 200 more branches - the full list of stores reopening from June 1

To ensure social distancing for employees in Pret kitchens, each site will offer a restricted menu, while perspex screens will be fitted to reduce any form of social contact Read more ...

Jim McInally slams Ann Budge's reconstruction plan saying 'we won't be bullied'

Jim McInally slams Ann Budge's reconstruction plan saying 'we won't be bullied'

Peterhead boss has laid into the Hearts supremo's proposals. Read more ...