Stuff top 10: 4 - 10 February 2013

Last updated 09:46 11/02/2013
A file photo of Former Navy Seal Chris Kyle, a sniper who was responsible for 160 kills during his career.
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AT WORK: A file photo of Former Navy Seal Chris Kyle, a sniper who was responsible for 160 kills during his career. Kyle was shot and killed with another man at a Texas gun range.
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Beyonce, Michelle Williams, and Kelly Rowland of the former group Destiny's Child perform.

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Stuff's most popular stories from last week ranged from the Solomons earthquake and the funeral of Sir Paul Holmes, to America's deadliest sniper being shot.

1. Tsunami, earthquake deaths in Solomons

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/south-pacific/8269589/Tsunami-earthquake-deaths-in-Solomons

A tsunami has damaged dozens of homes and killed several people in the Solomon Islands following a powerful earthquake.

2. Pics Beyonce doesn't want you to see

http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/music/8273054/Pics-Beyonce-doesn-t-want-you-to-see

Beyonce is a fierce performer but it seems she'd rather you didn't have any evidence of this.

3. Holmes, the 'cheeky little whitey', farewelled

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/8276540/Holmes-the-cheeky-little-whitey-farewelled

Clever, charming, courageous, a bit mad and a "cheeky little whitey" - that was Sir Paul Holmes, his funeral has been told.

4. Thousands in damage after overnight deluge

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/8263319/Thousands-in-damage-after-overnight-deluge

Upper Hutt book repair specialist Bill Tito and wife Jane were prisoners in their own home after almost 80m of their driveway was torn up during a torrential "monsoon-like" downpour.

5. Man tattoos name onto girlfriend's face

http://www.stuff.co.nz/oddstuff/8264083/Man-tattoos-name-onto-girlfriends-face

A Russian man who famously tattooed more than 50 stars onto an 18-year-old's face, has inked his name onto the face of his girlfriend after only knowing her for 24 hours.

6. Shock at teen's death from sting

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/8260039/Shock-at-teens-death-from-sting

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Family and friends in Golden Bay are reeling after a "happy, lovely" teenage girl died from an allergic reaction to a bee sting.

7. Child sex ring busted: Baby 'sold' for $500

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/8265168/Child-sex-ring-busted-Baby-sold-for-500

A paedophile caught in a nationwide operation offered to pay a man $500 to experience "sexual gratification" with a young boy, according to a police court summary.

8. Nine-year-old girl gives birth

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/8274186/Nine-year-old-girl-gives-birth

Mexican authorities say a 9-year-old girl has given birth in western Mexico and they are looking for the purported father, a 17-year-old.

9. DNA from Queenstown's 'Madeleine' to go to UK

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/8267458/DNA-from-Queenstowns-Madeleine-to-go-to-UK

New Zealand police have obtained a DNA sample from a young girl people had thought to be Madeleine McCann, at the request of Scotland Yard.

10. America's deadliest sniper gunned down in US

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/8259381/Americas-deadliest-sniper-gunned-down-in-US

America's deadliest sniper was one of two people shot dead by a war veteran at a Texas gun range. 

- Stuff

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