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Meta ordered to sell Giphy by UK antitrust authorities
Meta has been ordered to unwind its recent acquisition of Giphy by regulators worried about the deal's impact on competitors. 
© 2021 CNN 11:52pm 

-South Korean presidential spokeswoman's mask bears flag of Costa Rica, not North Korea
-Iran makes maximalist demands as Vienna nuclear talks open
-Top German court upholds disputed national COVID measures

Paraglider in critical condition after crashing 150m down a cliff face near Wanaka
Emergency services were called after a paraglider crashed at Treble Cone. 
© 2021 11:01pm 

Gore's council opens moonshine distillery in revamped museum
Moonshine used to be brewed in the Hokonui Hills near Gore. Now it's being produced in the town's revamped museum. 
© 2021 11:01pm 

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D-Day: The big KiwiSaver default fund shift starts on Wednesday
The KiwiSaver default fund shift will result in $2.4 billion, the savings of 234,000 people, shift into new hands over the next few weeks. 
© 2021 11:01pm 

Murder, suicide, or a new identity? The mysterious disappearance of Richard Hinkley
Richard Hinkley disappeared from his Christchurch home on Christmas Day 2015. He has not been heard from since. 
© 2021 10:11pm 

Semi-automated offsides trialled at Fifa Arab Cup and could be used at 2022 World Cup
The use of technology to help officials make more accurate offside decisions will be tested at the Fifa Arab Cup, which starts on Tuesday. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 10:02pm 

MI6 must adapt to new technology to survive, says spy chief
Richard Moore says the secret service must partner with the private sector to find new technologies. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 10:02pm 

Solomon Islands requests NZ support following riots in capital
After days of rioting, protests and unrest in the capital, the Solomon Islands Government has formally requested assistance from New Zealand.And it's understood New Zealand troops are gathering at Linton army base ahead of a possible... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:41pm 

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Horse racing: Akuta trial form hints at big race
The mega clash of the pacing three-year-olds next season is on and came more sharply into focus when Akuta returned to the trials today.The Harness Jewels hero was given an easy time by co-trainer Mark Purdon against older horses... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:41pm 

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BBFC tightens rules over racist language
Any film now featuring the N-word is highly unlikely to be classified lower than a 12A/12. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 11:31pm 

-German court to rule on ex-IS member in Yazidi girl's death
-Russia's military buildup has Ukraine and NATO on edge

'Millionaire's paradise': Wellington home valuations jump 60.4 per cent
Home values in every suburb throughout Wellington City now exceed $1 million, according to new council rating valuations. 
© 2021 11:01pm 

Vodafone mobile calling issues resolved
Some people making phone calls on Tuesday night may have experienced problems with calls dropping off, but Vodafone says the issue's been fixed. 
© 2021 11:01pm 

Sharemarket rebounds as investor mood calms over Omicron, interest rates
Investors were calmed by US President Joe Biden’s comments that he wasn't considering a widespread lockdown, and that while the new Omicron coronavirus variant was a cause for concern, it was “not a cause for panic”. 
© 2021 11:01pm 

World Rugby makes sweeping changes to community game
World Rugby has signed off sweeping change in the form of 10 optional law variations to the community game with the hope of improving safety and participation challenges. From next January, all national unions will have the ability... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 10:21pm 

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Barbados: Rihanna made national hero as island becomes republic
The artist and businesswoman is honoured at an event marking the nation's status as a republic. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 10:01pm 

Cold Case: The mysterious case of Richard Hinkley who vanished on Christmas Day
When police turned up at Richard Hinkley's home after a neighbour reported him missing they found a clean and tidy unit with Japanese decor and plenty of family pictures on display.There were no signs of struggle, his laptop was... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:41pm 

Horse racing: Two-pronged Bonecrusher attack for Wexford
A double-handed attack on the Gr.3 Mitchell Family Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m) highlights a busy day for the Wexford Stables team on their home track at Matamata on Saturday.The training partnership of Lance O'Sullivan and Andrew... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:41pm 

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