November 25 2014, updated 12:03pm

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NO 1: Justin Bieber Age: 20 Earnings: US$80 million

Justin Bieber is a very rich brat

When it comes to top earnings by celebrities under 30, Justin Bieber claims Forbes' top spot.

Passenger lost at sea

19 min ago Elderly man's missing, feared to have gone overboard, on a cruise from Auckland to Sydney.

Killer's release 'misinformed'

11:31am Corrections underestimated the "risk profile" of fugitive Phillip Smith, report finds.

Collins in the clear

3 min ago Judith Collins has been cleared of involvement in a smear campaign against ex-SFO boss Adam Feeley.

SIS criticised in 'dirty politics' report

11:29am Probe finds spooks released incomplete, inaccurate and misleading information in response to blogger's Official Information Act request.

Police crash carnage

11:07am Six injured after police car reportedly 'flicked' a fleeing BMW into the path of another car.

'More sick than bad'

Porirua man who tried to kill a pregnant woman with a knife sentenced to six years and six months in jail.

Teacher agrees to stop teaching

A teacher involved in an alleged sex scandal at a Hamilton school agrees not to teach pending investigation outcome.

Deaths highlight risk

No record for insane killers

Fireworks 'too much' for Padfoot

Stress from two weeks of noise and flashing fireworks is thought to have killed beloved pet Padfoot.

Greatest NFL Catch

Odell Beckham lauded for 'greatest NFL catch ever'

Mum 'allowed to name' drain baby

A mother accused of dumping her newborn baby boy down a drain has reportedly been allowed to name him.

US defence chief quits

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned after less than two years in the job.

Jail for cocaine rail haul

Nazi-era art trove bequested

Ferguson braces for the worst

Schools to close in fear of a public backlash over decision on whether to indict cop who killed a teen.

Bid to reverse brain drain

Australians are being recruited to fill NZ job market shortages owing to fears leaving them unattended could hold back growth.

Chorus trims UFB costs

Chorus says it should be able to cut the cost of connecting homes to ultrafast broadband by $150.

The sleeping giant awakens

On the road to profitability

'Modest recession' for NZ?

BNZ’s head of research says NZ's economy has got to hit the skids sometime and it may be next year.

What will Santa bring?

Santa's sleigh is going to be bulging with board games, action figures and life-like robot animals.

Make jewellery insurance pay

Insurers have a whole arsenal of arguments to avoid paying jewellery claims. Here's what you can do to beat them.

Christmas - good for finances?

Life lessons from a super guy

From hobby to business

A couple who moved from Paris to Hastings are bringing the old world to the new, one shipping container at a time.

Building on a solid reputation

Come December 21, George Roberts will be downing tools and taking a year off.

The best financing options

Psych testing for SMEs

Avian dating sim for PS4

Bizarre avian dating sim/visual novel Hatoful Boyfriend is coming to PlayStation.

Google settles online abuse case

Defamatory search results described banker as paedophile, murderer and money-launderer.

Nightmare creator returns

Stealth malware uncovered

Frozen sisters want girls to code

Code.org has brought in the royal women of Arendelle to get girls interested in computer science.

Ignore the Tantrum Trolls

Tantrum Trolls are predatory bottom-feeders who delight in picking on parents.

Lego: Fighting for equality since 1970s

Lego is regarded as a toy before its time in its promotion of gender equality, and this letter proves that.

The word 'girls': offensive?

Plus-size models lack diversity

Cara and Pharrell?

Pharrell and supermodel Cara Delevingne team up for a dark and dreamy Chanel music video.

Fighting depression ... for free

Can't afford therapy? Here are some ways to combat depression that don't cost a cent.

Eat carbs, lose weight

What if there were a diet that helped you lose weight while still allowing a generous amount of carbs?

Exercise in a bottle

Sweet nothing

Heels, our arch nemesis?

Heels take a lot of heat, but are they really the root cause of our foot problems?

Let's live in... Taupo

The idyllic town on the shores of Lake Taupo is big on all things outdoor.

7 tips from a Kiwi interior expert

Feel like you have interior inspiration overload? Never fear, just be true to yourself.

$110,000 to stay at home

At home with: Dudley & Josh

How to: Find a builder

This close to Christmas, finding the time to quote our job was about as likely as a possum learning to drive a digger.

Wine sales are coming up rose

The pink drink has lost its reputation as lolly water and customers are buying it in record volumes.

Hawkes Bay wine wins top award

A Hawkes Bay wine has taken out the top award at this year's Air New Zealand Wine Awards.

A healthy summer barbecue

Celeb chefs' table tennis battle

'Dirty' dairy farmer in receivership

Troubled dairy farmer in receivership after racking up nearly $200,000 in legal debts.

Ventures promote growth

Dairy companies could be spending $1bn at their South Canterbury factories.

Big jump in calf cull

Waterless days urged

Henare's 'nasty' Lorde tweet

Former MP Tau Henare is under fire for suggesting Lorde's dance moves look like she has epilepsy.

Pamela Anderson goes politics

Pamela Anderson is said to be making politics the "focus of her life".

Can we save Cliff Huxtable?

Embracing the 80s (once again...)

Max Key makes DJ debut

PM's son to make DJ debut, as one half of a music duo with a Marxist-flavoured name.

Discovering the joys of Antwerp

Where to start in Antwerp? The beer? The architecture? The cutting edge arts and fashion scene? The diamond trade? The gorgeous railway station?

Time travel in Shanghai

There are ghosts all over Shanghai, a city reviving its cosmopolitan heritage.

Paris loses its love-locks

Fog closes airport

How to book the cheapest flight

Forget the myths about how airlines price their tickets, this is the reality.

Bye bye traffic, hello beaches

Mt Maunganui Auckland is a great place for a 20-something to launch a career. But priorities change.

'Liver was about to rupture'

A routine blood test uncovered a life-threatening invisible allergy Kendra Street never knew she had.

Sister's wardrobe prank

Pet of the day: Neville

Age 'wearies' ABs stalwarts

It's time to let Carter and Mealamu leave with dignity, but what about captain fantastic McCaw?

110kmh limit closer

The Government is warming to the idea of a 110kmh speed limit on the best roads.

Concept ignores all the rules

When GM designers created the Chevrolet Chaparral concept car they tossed out all the rules they believe stifle innovation in auto racing.

Video: Truck clears racing car

'Should be fast enough'

Chinese copy sparks complaint

A Chinese copy of the Range Rover Evoque has angry Land Rover officials claiming Intellectual Property Theft.

'Princess' Lydia to take throne

'Princess' Lydia Ko tipped to take over from 'King' Tiger Woods as the biggest name in world golf by US media.

Few RWC spots up for grabs

About six seats on the plane to the World Cup are up for grabs if the All Blacks remain injury-free in 2015.

Spectacular one-handed catch

Wallabies hit all-time low

Breaking down the big issues

Now the All Blacks' northern tour is over, Richard Knowler answers 10 key questions on rugby fans' minds.

$1 joints for high holidays

America's biggest shopping day "Black Friday" takes on a green tinge in Colorado as marijuana sellers slash prices.

Silliness sells more than sex

Who needs a greased-up rear view when you can mess around in a hotel room in pajamas?

Booze policy makes sense

The publicity blitz has barely spluttered on one of NZ's biggest road-related law changes.

Tales almost untold

When writer Katherine Mansfield died 91 years ago, there was little appreciation of her place in New Zealand letters.

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When your daughter's a princess

My five-year-old daughter favours a look that could be called Highly Flammable High Femme.

Ryan wants to be baby's buddy

Ryan Reynolds will be a "buddy" to his child with Blake Lively no matter its gender.

NZers are loners: study

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Young legal eagle soars

Ruby Yeats is putting her law degree to good use in the Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh.

Bon Appetit!

They say rugby is a religion in New Zealand, the same goes for France, except it's food.

Saving Son Doong

In places it was hard to tell where jungle stopped and the incredibly beautiful cave began.

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'There's a dead dude in there!'

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Thai leader 'pets' reporter

In the ever constant struggle to keep a press pack happy, politicians will try a whole host of tactics. Petting is a new one.

Pooh: you hermaphrodite you

A small Polish town is trying to redefine everyone's favourite bear as a dangerous nudist.

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