Concorde memorabilia to go on display video

A British Airways Concorde pictured in 1986.

An exhibition in London will display the Concorde aircraft, which flew more than twice the speed of sound.

Is this the kindest man in the world?

Jon Potter, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recovers on after donating a kidney to a man in need.

Jon Potter says "yes" to random requests from strangers. He has upped the ante on his generosity by donating a kidney to a father of two.

Boris foots it with French president

When Boris put his foot on the table, Emmanuel Macron pointed to the floor - where feet belong. Boris then said "sorry" ...

British PM plants his foot on the table in French leader's office, only to have Macron point at the floor. "Sorry", Johnson retorts, with a wave and laugh.

7 in hospital after smoke fills plane video

Hawaiian Airlines Flight 47 on a runway after smoke filled the plane's cabin.

A 9-month-old among the injured as passengers use emergency slides to evacuate jet after it lands in Honolulu.

Mystery blast: 'Fatal radiation sickness'

The explosion occurred at a military shooting range in Nyonoksa (file photo).

Two people caught in a mysterious Russian missile blast died of radiation sickness, report says, with their symptoms growing "every hour".

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Mountain lion bites boy on head video

It is the third big-cat attack on people in Colorado this year (file photo).

It's thought children's high-pitched voices probably sounded like prey to the mountain lion in the US.

Shearer vomits on way to record video

Cantabrian Aidan Copp, 34, sheared 524 border leicester-merino lambs in eight hours, breaking a 14-year-old record.

Aidan Copp battled illness to set a new lamb shearing record. He couldn't stop, so threw up as he worked.

'Genocidal' sexual violence video

A woman and children at Nayapara Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh (file picture).

UN report says Myanmar is killing women and girls,or mutilating them so badly they're unable to have children.

William, Kate fly economy video

Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge flew economy according to reports.

Prince William and his family took an economy flight in the wake of the row over Harry and Meghan's use of private jets.

Amazon fires 'to make me look bad' video

A drone photo released by the Corpo de Bombeiros de Mato Grosso shows brush fires burning in Guaranta do Norte ...

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro isn't just ignoring the huge wildfires, he's suggesting they're being staged.

Trump's plan to detain kids indefinitely

US President Donald Trump has taken a hardline approach over immigration during his first term.

Trump's administration wants to be able to detain undocumented kids with their families indefinitely while immigration cases are pending.

China to Trump: Time to settle trade war

US President Donald Trump has taken an aggressive approach to his country's trade relationship with China.

China warns it will retaliate over the United States' upcoming tariff hikes, asks to put an end to the tariff war instead.

Jeffrey Epstein's final act

Jeffrey Epstein died in jail on August 10.

Just before his death, Epstein took steps to shield his fortune, which could make it more difficult for accusers to collect damages.

Royal headlines and long-necked avocados video

The UK's silly season means the newspapers are turning on Harry and Meghan.

Mountbatten-Windsors is a surname that calls to mind cheese you might find in your ploughman's lunch at a posh Oxfordshire pub.

Titanic wreck washing away video

The dive revealed that some parts of the Titanic are vanishing.

First dive to the wreckage in 14 years reveals rapid deterioration as the "Titanic returns to nature".

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Shearer vomits on way to record video

Cantabrian Aidan Copp, 34, sheared 524 border leicester-merino lambs in eight hours, breaking a 14-year-old record.

Aidan Copp battled illness to set a new lamb shearing record. He couldn't stop, so threw up as he worked.

Fyre Festival offers industry help

King, who for years has been an advocate of zero waste events, is selling "sustainability" as a potential salvage.

Endangered by extreme vegan diet

Fugitive challenges his removal

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Trump's plan to detain kids indefinitely

US President Donald Trump has taken a hardline approach over immigration during his first term.

Trump's administration wants to be able to detain undocumented kids with their families indefinitely while immigration cases are pending.

China to Trump: Time to settle trade war

US President Donald Trump has taken an aggressive approach to his country's trade relationship with China.

China warns it will retaliate over the United States' upcoming tariff hikes, asks to put an end to the tariff war instead.

Trump's history 'trolling' Nordics

Since his election as US president, Trump has needled every Nordic nation except Iceland.

OPINION: Someone could easily make a comedy about Donald Trump's strange relationship with the Nordic countries.

Trump's 'King of Israel' tweet video

US president Donald Trump quoted a radio host comparing him to "the second coming of God".

US president quotes conspiracy theorist who claims Israelis "love him like he is the second coming of God."

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Amazon fires 'to make me look bad' video

A drone photo released by the Corpo de Bombeiros de Mato Grosso shows brush fires burning in Guaranta do Norte ...

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro isn't just ignoring the huge wildfires, he's suggesting they're being staged.

Trump's plan to detain kids indefinitely

US President Donald Trump has taken a hardline approach over immigration during his first term.

Trump's administration wants to be able to detain undocumented kids with their families indefinitely while immigration cases are pending.

China to Trump: Time to settle trade war

US President Donald Trump has taken an aggressive approach to his country's trade relationship with China.

China warns it will retaliate over the United States' upcoming tariff hikes, asks to put an end to the tariff war instead.

Jeffrey Epstein's final act

Jeffrey Epstein died in jail on August 10.

Just before his death, Epstein took steps to shield his fortune, which could make it more difficult for accusers to collect damages.

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William, Kate fly economy video

Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge flew economy according to reports.

Prince William and his family took an economy flight in the wake of the row over Harry and Meghan's use of private jets.

Royal headlines and long-necked avocados video

The UK's silly season means the newspapers are turning on Harry and Meghan.

Mountbatten-Windsors is a surname that calls to mind cheese you might find in your ploughman's lunch at a posh Oxfordshire pub.

Rescued migrants, refuses medal video

The German captain, Pia Klemp, of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants' lives in the Mediterranean in July is ...

Klemp helmed ships that saved hundreds of migrants' lives in the Mediterranean in July.

$1.7m offer to prove city doesn't exist video

A castle is pictured in Bielefeld, Germany. The Germany city that's been the subject of a long-running online conspiracy ...

A Germany city at the nub of a conspiracy theory claiming it doesn't really exist is offering big bucks to whomever proves that's true.

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Quake in South Pacific

The quake was registered at magnitude 6 by USGS.

No immediate reports of damage from magnitude 6 quake near the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Shock jock Jones warned

Alan Jones said the Australian Prime Minister should confront Jacinda Ardern and "shove a sock down her throat" over ...

Media boss warns Alan Jones he'll be fired if he makes further offensive comments about Jacinda Ardern.

Aus ignorant of climate change

Scott Morrison, then Treasurer, with a lump of coal during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra 2017.

OPINION: We may as well get used to it, these coal-loving Aussies are just going to keep doing whatever they want.

Broadcaster's Ardern jibe slammed

Alan Jones stopped short of apologising in a statement on Thursday afternoon, but said he noted concerns about his ...

Aussie PM blasts Alan Jones for calling Jacinda Ardern a "clown" over her climate policy.

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'Genocidal' sexual violence video

A woman and children at Nayapara Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh (file picture).

UN report says Myanmar is killing women and girls,or mutilating them so badly they're unable to have children.

UK Hong Kong official 'nabbed on train' video

Simon Cheng disappeared 12 days ago.

Simon Cheng has not been seen for 12 days, and his family is desperate for answers.

UK govt worker missing in China video

Protesters carrying the British flag march near the harbour of Hong Kong in July.

Worker at British consulate in Hong Kong reportedly asked girlfriend to "pray for me" before he vanished.

Emperor Hirohito's WWII regrets video

In this January 1940 photo, then Emperor Hirohito, centre, rides a horse in Tokyo.

Japan's wartime emperor tried unsuccessfully to express his remorse.

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57 killed in fuel tanker explosion

Morogoro lies about 200km from Tanzania's economic hub of Dar es Salaam.

People were trying to siphon away fuel when the tanker burst into flames in Tanzania.

In photos: Morocco's epic 'Fantasia' gallery video

A troupe charges firing their rifles during Tabourida.

A breathtaking horseback performance that combines synchronised riding with decorative guns.

UK student plunges from plane

Alana Cutland was working in Madagascar at the time of her death.

Madagascan police say British 19-year-old opened the plane door and tried to get out in mid-air.

200 million trees, one day

The ambitious initiative of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed aims to help restore the country's landscape which experts say is ...

Huge surge in tree planting by Ethiopians could be a world record - and aims to reverse decades of deforestation.

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Wedding attack death toll hits 80

Men mourn for the victims of the Dubai City wedding hall bombing during a memorial service at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Afghanistan suicide bombing claims an extra 17 victims, as wedding-goers die from their injuries.

Syria: NZ is watching stuff nation

Millions of Syrians have been forced from their homes, across borders or into marginally safer parts of their own ...

OPINION: Millions of Syrians have been forced to flee. Half of them are children. They're people like you and me.

Wedding bombing 'a crime against humanity'

An Afghan man mourns near the body of his brother after he was killed in an explosion at a wedding hall in Kabul, ...

Women and children among the 63 killed in the deadliest attack to hit Aghanistan's capital this year.

McRoberts to return to Syria

Journalist Mike McRoberts and Newshub camer operator Simon Ashworth report from Syria in 2017.

The broadcaster is worried Kiwis have forgotten the crisis in Syria, so he's going back.

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