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'Social-distance warrior' is pictured shopping at a supermarket with a 2m-long tape measure

'Social-distance warrior' is pictured shopping at a supermarket with a 2m-long tape measure

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The pictures were taken Saturday morning at Pak'n Save Kilbirnie in Wellington, New Zealand. Shopper were amused especially when she shouted at people when they got too close...
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Grab Norton AntiVirus or 360 for up to 60% off in ANZ Easter sale

Grab Norton AntiVirus or 360 for up to 60% off in ANZ Easter sale

7 hours ago   |   TechRadar

With the world practically in lockdown, many of us have found ourselves working and learning from home on possibly unsecure networks. Cybercriminals and scammers are taking...
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Slavery in New Zealand: inside the story of the Samoan chief who abused power for profit

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Joseph Auga Matamata lured villagers to his adoptive country promising work and study, reaping ‘bags of cash' from their unpaid forced labour When Loto* saw the police arrive...
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New Zealand cricket chief says matches in Scotland ‘highly unlikely' to happen in June

16 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

The leading figure in New Zealand cricket has said it is “highly unlikely” that scheduled matches against Scotland will go ahead in Edinburgh in June. The powerful Black Caps...
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Ant Middleton's mum dies of cancer aged 62 only a few weeks after being diagnosed

Ant Middleton's mum dies of cancer aged 62 only a few weeks after being diagnosed

19 hours ago   |   The Irish Sun   |   6 articles

ANT Middleton has revealed that his mum has died suddenly of cancer aged just 62. The former soldier has shared that his mum died two days ago after she was diagnosed with...
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Ant Middleton's mother dies suddenly from cancer aged 62 weeks after being diagnosed

19 hours ago   |   Metro   |   6 articles

Ant Middleton 's mother has died from cancer aged 62, just weeks after being diagnosed. The former solider and instructor on SAS: Who Dares Wins spoke with Mark Wright in an...
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How well do you know the foods of the world? Take our national dish quiz to find out

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Are you hot stuff or just cold leftovers? Find out in our food and travel quizathon A francesinha is a speciality of Porto, Portugal , but what is it? A crisp, almond-flavoured...
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New Zealand health minister caught mountain biking during lockdown

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

David Clark was criticised for engaging in higher-risk exercise activity and travelling 2km to cycle New Zealand's health minister has apologised to Prime Minister Jacinda...
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In the absence of parliament we must ensure New Zealand's response to Covid-19 is the best it can be | Simon Bridges

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Our select committee isn't a silver bullet but scrutiny of the government's decisions is crucial Suspending parliament is an extreme measure for a democracy. We are in extreme...
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'Overwhelming': British hiker emerges from wilderness to find New Zealand in grip of Covid-19

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

James Johnston spent five days off the grid and returned to a country in lockdown Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The remote and rugged Routeburn...
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Bill Withers, Lovely Day Singer, Has Died Aged 81

Bill Withers, Lovely Day Singer, Has Died Aged 81

US singer-songwriter Bill Withers has died at the age of 81. He was best known for hits such as Lovely Day, Ain't No Sunshine and Lean On Me. His family confirmed Bill died on... Read more ...

Trump tells Americans to wear face masks - then immediately says he won't bother

Trump tells Americans to wear face masks - then immediately says he won't bother

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Pink and three-year-old son Jameson were diagnosed COVID-19, slams US...

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Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev postponed amid coronavirus crisis

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Mulan, Black Widow and more Disney and Marvel films given new release dates...

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Black Widow gets November 2020 release date as Disney resets its theatrical...

Black Widow gets November 2020 release date as Disney resets its theatrical calendar

Marvel's Black Widow is finally coming to theaters in November 2020, Mulan is coming in July 2020, and Jungle Cruise has been delayed until midyear 2021 as Disney has... Read more ...

Niall Horan has cancelled his world tour

Niall Horan has cancelled his world tour

The 26-year-old singer has become the latest artist to axe his tour dates amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with the entirety Read more ...

Prince Andrew 'refuses to appear on US documentary to discuss friendship...

Prince Andrew 'refuses to appear on US documentary to discuss friendship with Jeffrey Epstein'

The Duke Of York, 60, has been formally asked to talk about Epstein in a four-part series into the padeophile billionaire's life, with the working title Surviving Jeffrey Epstein. Read more ...

Fired Navy captain is a 'hero' and 'chose the honorable course': The...

Fired Navy captain is a 'hero' and 'chose the honorable course': The great-grandson of aircraft carrier's namesake says President Roosevelt would've also raised coronavirus alarms

Tweed Roosevelt, the great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt, penned an opinion column in defense of the commander of the US Navy aircraft carrier who was relieved of... Read more ...

3M warns Trump order blocking mask exports could lead to retaliation

3M warns Trump order blocking mask exports could lead to retaliation

Enlarge / Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (credit: David Kawai/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Minnesota manufacturing giant 3M warned Friday that a Trump administration... Read more ...