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Medusa festival: One killed as strong winds cause stage collapse in Spain
At least 40 others were injured in bad weather at a popular electronic music festival near Valencia. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 11:17pm 

'Leave it with me': Woman reveals how her dad helped her find a boyfriend
A television publicist who swore off dating apps has revealed the unusual way she met her current boyfriend.Alice James took to TikTok in June, while she was getting ready for a blind date, when she revealed her father had set her... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 1:32pm 

Anne Heche dies: 'We have lost a bright light'
The Donnie Brasco actress is legally dead, a representative says, after a car crash in Los Angeles. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 9:24am 

Kiwi McDonald's worker reveals strange gang code at drive-thru
A former NZ McDonald's worker has revealed the moment an average workday was interrupted by a very unusual request from a man who just couldn't bring himself to break a bizarre gang code.Lexy Harmon Karena shared the exchange in... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 9:22am 

Life after Gloriavale: Mum of 11 reveals why she had to escape
For 27 years, former Gloriavale resident Virginia Courage was tormented by nightmares. She'd often lie awake in the cramped bunk room she shared with her husband and children, frozen with fear after a terrifying dream, wondering what... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:14am 

Jamie Foxx rises again as dad, the vampire hunter, in Netflix's dreary 'Day Shift'
"Day Shift" is about vampires, but it's one of those Frankenstein-like movies stitched together from used parts, with Jamie Foxx as a family man version of Marvel's Blade, mashed up with horror and buddy comedy. It's the kind of star-driven vehicle that yields obvious benefits to Netflix even if, qualitatively speaking, it doesn't deserve to see the light of day. 
© 2022 CNN 5:09am 

Megan Thee Stallion's new album 'Traumazine' drops
Megan Thee Stallion has released her new album, 'Traumazine'. 
© 2022 CNN 5:08am 

Stephen Colbert announces Louis Cato as new band leader on 'The Late Show'
Stephen Colbert announced that bandleader Jon Batiste is leaving "The Late Show" after seven seasons to pursue other interests. Musician Louis Cato will step in to lead the house band. 
© 2022 CNN 5:08am 

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Artist carves magnificent mandala into Knowsley parkland
The ancient design, which represents the universe, is part of Knowsley's year of culture celebrations. 
© 2022 BBCWorld Sat 3:47am 

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022: Helen Skelton completes star line-up
The TV and radio host is revealed as the 15th and final contestant for this year's dance contest. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 11:17pm 

Edinburgh Fringe: The doctors having a laugh about the NHS
Medics are seeing the funny side of hospital work in stand-up comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 11:54am 

Parents demand action after 3-year-old breaks her leg on park slide
A community is calling for the removal of a "potentially fatal" slide which has caused more than 40 injuries to young children, including several broken bones.A "furious" parent is circulating a community petition after her 3-year-old... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 11:02am 

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Tommy Lee's nude photo sparks accusations of double standards
Rocker Tommy Lee posted a nude photo on social media -- but not everyone is applauding. 
© 2022 CNN 9:17am 

'I hope you're happy': Scorned lover takes down cheating ex
Revenge is a dish best served cold.Or in a large newspaper advertisement, using your cheating ex-boyfriend's credit card.Readers of Mackay and Whitsunday Life in Queensland's east got a shock when they picked up their Friday edition... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:14am 

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'Secret Headquarters' reveals a too-familiar teen twist on the superhero formula
The occasional head-scratching over why movies get sent directly to streaming isn't an issue with "Secret Headquarters," a spin on superheroes that tilts a lot closer to Disney Channel territory than Marvel. The real surprise is that the film was ever earmarked for a theatrical release before cooler heads prevailed, prompting it to land, unspectacularly, on Paramount+. 
© 2022 CNN 5:08am 

Who is Salman Rushdie? The writer who emerged from hiding
The novelist received death threats following the publication of his 1988 book The Satanic Verses. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 4:57am 

Bridgerton: How musical by TikTok stars became so controversial
An unofficial Bridgerton musical cancels a planned London show after Netflix intervenes. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 4:47am 

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