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'Business as usual' for Cameron

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron told his ministers it's business as usual, as he gets to work on the Brexit.

1:44 AM  Brexit preparations get underway as Conservatives announce David Cameron's successor will be in place by September.

Photos stolen before funeral

Jackson Baker, with girlfriend Mia Lowe.

2:28 AM  Days after Jackson Baker died, thieves stole a laptop containing photos and a eulogy from his family home.

Rape charges for 'fake' doctor

Raffaele Lorenzo Di Paolo is charged with 88 offences.

Raffaele Lorenzo Di Paolo is accused of pretending to be a doctor for over nine years in Melbourne.

Brits very interested in NZ

A man who may be considering a move to New Zealand.

UK visitors to Immigration New Zealand's website more than doubled after Friday's Brexit vote.

One-liners not enough for Boris

Boris' first moves have been solid and impressive. His press conference performance was well-pitched. His words of ...

OPINION: Rarely do one-liners make a lasting difference to campaigns, says Andy Coulson.

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Turkey apologises for downing Russian jet

Moments before the plane crashed.

Seven months after shooting down a military plane for violating its airspace, killing the pilot, Turkey says sorry.

Pound slides to 31-year low

The pound dropped to a 31-year low.

Brexit deals a fresh blow to the sterling, as shares tumble on government uncertainty.

Quiz: Brexit, what do you know?

22062016 News Grant Matthew/Fairfax NZ

Brexit. Union Jack. British. United Kingdom.

Britain's decision to leave the EU has dominated world news, were you paying attention?

More quit UK Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn is running out of supporters within his Labour Party.

A wave of politicians resign as Jeremy Corbyn races to fill his shadow cabinet.

UK tipped for post-Brexit recession

The UK is being tipped for a recession within the next year.

It's likely to happen within a year, with the decision also set to stunt global growth, say top economists.

Coldplay end soggy Glastonbury

Glastonbury 2016 from Coldplay's stage.

Coldplay's headlining set ends Glastonbury Festival with a little hope following Brexit vote.

5 die in Lebanon suicide attack

Lebanese army soldiers secure the area near the site where suicide bomb attacks took place in the Christian village of Qaa.

15 people are said to be wounded in the village of Qaa, near the border with Syria.

25 children 'killed in air strikes'

Syrian or Russian warplanes had attacked the area.

UNICEF say that air strikes carried out by warplanes killed dozens of people in a town in eastern Syria.

Stabbed, then stuffed in chilly bin

Napier man Campbell Paterson, who was killed near Cairns in November, 2014.

Sister of murdered Kiwi says family can begin to heal after life sentence given to killer.

President Trump a bigger worry than Brexit video

Donald Trump thinks there are many parallels between what's happening in the UK and the US.

OPINION: If Brexit scared the world's markets, something else could terrify them.

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australia

Stabbed, then stuffed in chilly bin

Napier man Campbell Paterson, who was killed near Cairns in November, 2014.

Sister of murdered Kiwi says family can begin to heal after life sentence given to killer.

Street ripped, relaid - 24 times video

This Sydney street is going to be ripped up and relaid every weekend for half the year - but why?

Murdered after Facebook exchange

Far left, right-wing groups clash video

americas

President Trump a bigger worry than Brexit video

Donald Trump thinks there are many parallels between what's happening in the UK and the US.

OPINION: If Brexit scared the world's markets, something else could terrify them.

Seven stabbed in US clash

Police at the scene of the clashes in front of the state capitol building in Sacramento.

Stabbings in fight between members of right-wing groups and "anti-fascists" in California.

Five killed when train, van collide

The Colorado State Patrol released a statement saying a 2005 Chrysler vehicle failed to yield right of way to the train ...

Three children among five dead after train and van collide in the US.

Trump chair: We're not behind

A new poll has seen Clinton extend her lead over Donald Trump into the double digits, 51 per cent to 39 per cent.

Trump's campaign denies they're trailing rival Hillary Clinton; promises 'major announcements".

europe

Quiz: Brexit, what do you know?

22062016 News Grant Matthew/Fairfax NZ

Brexit. Union Jack. British. United Kingdom.

Britain's decision to leave the EU has dominated world news, were you paying attention?

More quit UK Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn is running out of supporters within his Labour Party.

A wave of politicians resign as Jeremy Corbyn races to fill his shadow cabinet.

UK tipped for post-Brexit recession

The UK is being tipped for a recession within the next year.

It's likely to happen within a year, with the decision also set to stunt global growth, say top economists.

Coldplay end soggy Glastonbury

Glastonbury 2016 from Coldplay's stage.

Coldplay's headlining set ends Glastonbury Festival with a little hope following Brexit vote.

middle east

5 die in Lebanon suicide attack

Lebanese army soldiers secure the area near the site where suicide bomb attacks took place in the Christian village of Qaa.

15 people are said to be wounded in the village of Qaa, near the border with Syria.

25 children 'killed in air strikes'

Syrian or Russian warplanes had attacked the area.

UNICEF say that air strikes carried out by warplanes killed dozens of people in a town in eastern Syria.

Turkish crackdown at Gay Pride

Riot police, with rainbow flags in the background, stand guard at the entrance of a street as LGBT rights activists try ...

Police in Istanbul fire tear gas and rubber bullets to try to disperse LGBT activists, arresting at least 19.

New life, new hope

Syrian refugees Yassin Ibrahim Ashira and his family at their home in Porirua. From left: Maher, 16, Mazen, 12, wife ...

They fled the horrors of war in Syria to resettle in a country they had never heard of.

asia

Woman dies after airbag ruptures

The Honda City.

The incident came days after Honda Malaysia announced a recall of more than 145,000 vehicles.

78 dead after China tornado

A man stands on debris of his damaged house after a tornado hit Funing county, Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China.

A rare but powerful tornado hit a densely populated area in China, killing at least 78 and leaving 200 critical.

Kim Jong Un warns US video

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Workers' Party Congress in Pyongyang May 7, 2016 in this handout photo ...

"We have the sure capability to attack in an overall and practical way the Americans in the Pacific.''

Lightning kills at least 90 in 2 days video

An Indian boy who was injured after being struck by lightning is treated at a hospital in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh state.

Farm labourers in India fear the clouds at monsoon time - with good reason.

africa

PM: Kiwi hostage injured video

The workers were from Macmahon Holdings' site in Calabar, Nigeria.

Kiwi kidnapped then released in Nigeria sustained non "life-threatening" wounds.

Yellow fever fears video

Women grieve over the casket of a young boy who had died two days prior in Luanda, Angola. The family said doctors had ...

Massive outbreak as disease, which killed hundreds in Angola, jumps borders.

5000 Boko Haram hostages freed

Nigeria says its army rescued more than 5000 hostages from Boko Haram over the weekend.

A massive operation by Nigeria's army rescued thousands held by the Islamist militant group.

Gunmen take guests hostage

A vehicle burns at the scene of a suicide bomb attack outside the under-siege Nasahablood hotel in Somalia's capital ...

Gunmen stormed hotel in Somalia's capital, setting up rooftop snipers and throwing grenades.

south pacific

15 dead after Islamist militant attack

Somali government soldiers run to take their positions during gunfire after a suicide bomb attack outside Nasahablood ...

Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group attacked a Mogadishu hotel killing at least 15 people.

Who leads Cook Islands?

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key with Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna on a visit celebrating 50 years of ...

The Cook Islands have been plunged into political turmoil with claims the prime minister's been ousted.

No, this isn't proof of a sea monster

A Kraken? A UFO? A monster? No. Just a Sail Rock.

Armed with grainy images from Google Earth, at least part of the internet has been declaring the existence of a sea monster in Antarctica. 

'Jeanine deserved better'

Jeanine Tuivaiki, a Samoan transgender woman, died of suspected suicide and a local publication printed a picture of her ...

A Samoan paper caused "deep distress" by printing a picture of a dead transgender woman on its front page.

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Brexit: What happens now?

Brexit has destabilised the political order of the globe. But will it even happen?

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