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12:00pm Thousands face higher phone and broadband bills as Chorus makes billing changes.
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New "respectful" dating app, Bumble, where matches can only be initiated by women.
Gay conversion therapy still exists, and it hurts vulnerable young people.
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Latest model helmet may have offered more protection to Australia batsman felled by a bouncer, manufacturer says.
Jan Logan, whose jewellery is the choice of many A-list celebrities, is celebrating 25 years in business.
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