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Bailey's partner guilty of murder

Police found the body of Helen Bailey in an old well on her property.

Partner of British children's author convicted of killing her in a financially-motivated murder.

Riots erupt in Sweden's capital video

Firefighters watch on as several cars smoulder after being set on fire.

Days after Trump's comments about "what happened in Sweden", violence hits immigrant neighbourhood.

Meet 'Pint Baby' video

'Pint Baby' enjoying a sup of Guinness in a clip from 1997.

He's internet famous for being the baby who supped Guinness. He'd rather just be Stephen.

Lohan 'racially profiled' at airport video

Actress Lindsay Lohan has reportedly been exploring Islam in recent years.

Lindsay Lohan claims her headscarf's the reason she was stopped by security at London's Heathrow.

Couple loses civil union fight video

Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld have lost a Court of Appeal battle in their bid to have a civil partnership.

British couple says they face discrimination as only same-sex partners are allowed civil unions.

Fighter jets intercept plane video

Two pilots found out what happens when you lose contact with air traffic control: they send fighter jets

Two pilots have found out what happens when you lose contact with air traffic control: they send fighter jets

Skyscraper climbers touch top video

Footage appears to show a daredevil touching the pointed tip of London's second tallest building.

Security tightened at London's second tallest building after daredevils climb it to its pointed tip.

Pope decries 'populist rhetoric'

A boy takes selfies with Pope Francis during a visit at the parish of St Mary Josefa of the Heart of Jesus in Rome.

​Pope Francis calls for radical change of attitude towards immigrants, saying they should be welcomed with dignity.

Eagles target terrorist drones

With unmatched speed and sight and bone-crushing talons, birds of prey have been trained to hunt for hundreds of years - ...

Terrorists are building drones. France is destroying them with birds of prey.

Shots fired at speeding gas truck

Police work at the scene of a gas cylinder delivery truck with bullet holes in its windscreen after police fired shots ...

Terrorism ruled out as motive as Spanish police fire shots to stop speeding gas tank-carrying truck.

Should Trump meet the Queen? video

US President Donald Trump has been invited on a state visit to Britain, which will include meeting Queen Elizabeth.

British MPs are split as they debate US President's invite for a state visit - but they can't stop him coming.

Greeks sink into poverty video

Retired teacher and volunteer Eva Agkisalaki clears tables at a soup kitchen.

After seven years of bailouts, most Greeks struggle to cover costs and many rely on soup kitchens.

Why Sweden is baffled video

Sweden - and much of the world - scoffed at Trump's apparent suggestion that the Scandinavian country was rocked by a ...

Donald Trump urged people to "look at what's happening in Sweden". So here's what's happening in Sweden.

Billionaire's superyacht seized

The Russian is said to owe 15.3 million euros on the superyacht.

Russian loses one of the world's largest and most advanced superyachts over unsettled 15m euro bill dispute.

Russian 'coup plot' alleged

Russian President Vladimir Putin was accused of being behind the alleged plot.

Tiny state of Montenegro accuses Vladimir Putin of plotting to overthrow its government and kill its prime minister.

Hitler's 'destruction weapon' sold video

Hitler's telephone was snapped up by a phone call bidder for $NZ338,500.

A telephone owned by Adolf Hitler labelled 'the most destructive weapon of all time' has sold at a US auction.

Trump: Sweden was on Fox News video

US President Donald Trump says he saw a report on Fox News about immigration in Sweden.

President's apparent suggestion of immigrant terror in Sweden was a reference to "rising crime", White House says.

Cafe shoots to fame in mix-up

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Small-town eatery in France that usually serves tradesmen accidentally awarded Michelin star.

British MPs to debate Trump visit

More than 1.8 million people signed a petition calling for the state visit to be canned.

Lawmakers and London's mayor unite to oppose the US President coming over to meet the Queen.

One killed as train derails

Rescuers and police officers stand next to the wreckage of a passenger train after it derailed in Kessel-Lo near Leuven, ...

Carriage topples onto its side in a train derailment in Belgium, killing one and injuring 27.

What went wrong in Elephant Man drug trial?

David Oakley, originally from Christchurch, had volunteered for the trial to help pay for his wedding and mortgage but ...

New documentary set to revisit drug trial that left six people, including a Kiwi, seriously ill.

Ancient murder victim revealed

Forensic anthropologist Dame Sue Black described the man's appearance as "striking".

The "striking young man" met a brutal death 1400 years ago. Now we can look into his eyes.

Camera key to skeleton mystery

Steven Cook went missing on a night out with friends in the resort of Malia on Crete, 12 years ago.

Skeleton found with a disposable camera may bring answers to the family of a tourist missing on Crete for 12 years.

Blair urges Brits to 'rise up'

Former Prime Minister, Tony Blair says current PM Theresa May should not get her own way.

Tony Blair issues battle cry against 'hard Brexit', calling on voters, businesses and campaigners to fight.

Woman stolen as a baby in Spain

Mexican Ligia Ceballos Franco believes she was born Maria Diana Ortiz Ramirez in Spain, and that her biological parents ...

A Mexican woman claims she was stolen as a baby in Spain after her biological parents were told she died at birth.

Churchill believed in alien life

A sign of victory from Sir Winston Churchill, taken 8th October 1959.

Winston Churchill, one of the most celebrated orators of the 20th century, was also somewhat of a scientist.

Smartphone junkies get path lights

It is hoped a strip of LED lights will alert pedestrians who can not tear their eyes away from their smartphones when ...

Town says it can't prevent smartphone distraction, so makes it safe to walk home looking at one.

No US-Russia military collaboration

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis: "We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level. But our ...

Donald Trump's defence secretary does not see possible military collaboration with Russia.

For worse or worse: judge denies divorce

Divorce is usually a straightforward legal process because both parties recognise the relationship has broken down.

A British woman has filed an appeal after a judge refused to grant her a divorce that her husband opposes.

Clark lines up next gig

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has been living in New York for the last 8 years.

Helen Clark shortlisted to head $5b international aid fund in Geneva.

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