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Why Aussie woman woke up from tonsil surgery with an Irish accent
A Brisbane dentist has described waking up with an Irish accent after undergoing tonsil surgery, comparing the experience to being "in someone's body but it was my face I was seeing in the mirror".Angie Yen – who moved to Australia... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 6:22am 

Football: Noel Gallagher left needing stitches after being 'headbutted' by Manchester City star's father
Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher has revealed that he received urgent St John Ambulance treatment at the Etihad on Sunday after being inadvertently headbutted by the father of Manchester City defender Rúben Dias during ecstatic celebrations... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 6:14am 

-Six dead, dozens injured in Iran tower-block collapse
-Exits from occupied Mariupol toward Zaporizhzhya patrolled by Kadyrov's troops, says mayoral advisor
-Top Russia UN diplomat quits over Ukraine war, slams Putin
-UN: Number of displaced people worldwide tops 100M for first time
-U.N. official still hopes Musk will 'step up' to fight world hunger
-Abu Dhabi says 2 killed, 120 injured in gas cylinder blast
-‘Homophobic and racist’ language used to report on monkeypox spread jeopardizes public health: UN
-Lone survivor of 2009 plane crash testifies in Paris court
-South Asia's intense heat wave a 'sign of things to come'

Pulse continue their run towards playoffs
The Pulse continued their march towards the ANZ Premiership Finals Series and are now just a win away from topping the table after beating the Tactix 62-49 in Wellington. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:42am 

Couple jailed for 26 years of sexual and physical abuse
Tensions and emotions ran high in the courtroom as a husband and wife were sentenced to jail for the sexual and physical abuse they inflicted on young children spanning 26 years."He had sex with me even before I had my period,"... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

Auckland gang shootings: Five weekend drive-bys linked to simmering gang feud
A series of tit-for-tat drive-by shootings targeting South Auckland homes over the weekend are believed to be linked to a feud between two formerly allied gangs.The Herald understands the terrifying incidents — one allegedly involving... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

Moves to regulate engineers, change Building Code for hollow-core floors
A change to the Building Code is being proposed after the Kaikōura earthquake resulted in widespread damage to buildings with hollow-core flooring.Meanwhile, Cabinet has agreed to a new regulatory regime for engineers, meaning... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

First transtasman flight direct to Queenstown since bubble burst
After 330 days, the first transtasman flight direct to Queenstown since the bubble with Australia popped was 90 minutes late in landing yesterday, but that did not dampen the spirits of the 172 on board flight QF121— who contended... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

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Facebook-parent Meta to share more details with researchers about political ad targeting
Facebook-parent Meta on Monday said it would soon offer more transparency and information to researchers about how political and social ads are targeted to users on the platform, months before the US midterm elections. 
© 2022 CNN 6:21am 

Tennis: Defending champ Barbora Krejcikova loses to French foe in first round
Barbora Krejcikova arrived at the French Open as the defending champion in singles and doubles. She also was coming off a three-month absence from the tour because of an injured right elbow, so even her own expectations were rather... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 6:14am 

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-More hardship as new sandstorm engulfs parts of Middle East
-Zelensky, DeSantis, Putin make it to Time 100 ‘leaders’ list
-Egypt promises to allow protest, push pledges as COP27 host

Black Ferns Sevens bounce back
You don't keep the Black Ferns Sevens down for long. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:42am 

Anzac Parade flood plan: Cost of raising houses would be 'eye-watering'
A Massey University expert says the cost of raising houses built on flood-prone properties on Whanganui's Anzac Parade would be "eye-watering".Professor Bruce Glavovic and Dr Martin Garcia Cartagena were engaged by Horizons Regional... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

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The Front Page: Tauranga's byelection draws focus to city's biggest problems
Nominations closed last week in the contest to replace Simon Bridges as the next Member of Parliament for Tauranga. While 12 candidates are in the running, Bay of Plenty journalist Kiri Gillespie tells the Front Page podcast this... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

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Covid-19: Government sets aside $473m for fourth vaccine dose
The Government has set aside nearly half a billion dollars for purchasing and rolling out another dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and other Covid-19 treatments next year.The money has been set aside for a possible fourth dose, if... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

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