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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 

A Castle for Christmas: Netflix's breakout festive rom-com stars familiar faces
REVIEW: It may not even be 2021's best Scots landowner-meets-US writer tale, but former stars of Blue Lagoon, Princess Bride have chemistry to burn. 
© 2021 9:21pm 

Moving Houses: 'Plug 'n' play houses make great sense for young couple in Martinborough
Review: Young couple get a bargain - two brand new houses built and relocated ready to plug in, for just $550k. 
© 2021 8:31pm 

Christmas bleatings from Shaun the Sheep in BBC One idents
Shaun the Sheep to shepherd in Christmas on BBC One with festive idents. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 7:42pm 

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern turns turf on Waikato Regional Theatre build
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern brushed off anti-vax protestors to help turn the sod on the Waikato Regional Theatre. 
© 2021 6:01pm 

Deal breaker? Why my wife's nickname is 'teeth grindingly annoying'
A wife is threatening to leave her husband if he doesn't call her by the nickname she's had for years - despite the fact he finds it annoying it makes his blood boil.Her parents had come up with the name Michael for their baby,... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 4:21pm 

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Actor Mark Bonnar revisits his dad's famous concrete hippos
Growing up, Scottish actor Mark Bonnar thought it was normal to have a dad whose job was making concrete hippos for new towns. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:42pm 

Brit Awards: Bree Runway, Lola Young and Holly Humberstone tipped for rising star prize
BBC Sound Of runner-up Holly Humberstone, Bree Runway and Lola Young are tipped as ones-to-watch. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 1:11pm 

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Queen's snub catalyst for Prince Harry and Meghan quitting royal life, book claims
A decision the Queen made led to Prince Harry and Meghan's decision to quit the royal family, a new book claims. The book Brothers and Wives: Inside the Private Lives of William, Kate, Harry and Meghan asserts a decision made by... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 10:32am 

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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 

Stephen Merchant's The Outlaws will return for second series
The comedy-thriller about seven misfits doing community service in Bristol will air in 2022. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 8:32pm 

Daniela Elser: Royal family lawyers on standby over The Princes and the Press doco
OPINION: Ordinarily, it must be generally quite easy to be the Queen's lawyers.You stop people from slapping royal warrants willy-nilly on unsanctioned biscuit tins, occasionally get Princess Anne out of a pickle over a bitey... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 8:31pm 

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The truth about the conversation that tore William and Harry apart
A new book on the royal family claims to know for sure what sour words were exchanged between brothers William and Harry to cause their falling out.The newly released royal expose, titled Brothers and Wives: Inside the Private Lives... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 6:01pm 

Northern Bass music festival 'won't cancel' despite 'red' status under new Covid-19 traffic light system
New Years Eve drum and bass festival, Northern Bass, refuses to pull the pin just yet, opting to wait for the next traffic light update from the government on December 13. 
© 2021 3:31pm 

Rihanna's new Savage X Fenty pyjama pants have fans very confused
Rihanna's lingerie brand, Savage X Fenty, is known for making sexy, inclusive sleep wear, but her latest product has fans a little confused. In her new range of festive season pyjamas Rihanna has introduced a set that has a cut-out... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 2:41pm 

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Merriam-Webster chooses vaccine as the 2021 word of the year
With an expanded definition to reflect the times, Merriam-Webster has declared an omnipresent truth as its 2021 word of the year: vaccine."This was a word that was extremely high in our data every single day in 2021," Peter Sokolowski,... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 10:32am 

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