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The band Chvrches give their take on festival etiquette
BBC News goes backstage at the Reading Festival to meet the band Chvrches. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 5:15am 

Groundbreaking imagery captures the drama of human development
Birth is often described as a miracle and a Prime documentary series aims to show just how miraculous the process really is â?? and how sometimes it doesn't go according to plan. 
© 2016 5:15am 

Epic telly
It is 20 years since Our Friends in the North first aired, but the programme's journey to the TV screen was as tangled as the lives of the four friends it tracked across the decades. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 5:05am 

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Yealand's Crossroads winery and vineyards put on the market
One of New Zealand's largest wine companies is selling its Hawke's Bay winery and vineyards and moving production to Marlborough. 
© 2016 5:05am 

Mike O'Donnell: When things don't smell right
OPINION: About 25 years ago I bought a Suzuki GSX-R 1100 Motorcycle.  For most of the 1980s the big GSX-R was the king of the hill. 
© 2016 5:05am 

One of Wairarapa's 'best ever' buildings put on the market
A new development in the "Ponsonby of Wellington" is up for sale and is expected to fetch more than $5 million. 
© 2016 5:05am 

'First Apple computer' sells for $815,000
A prototype Apple 1, a holy-grail item in electronics memorabilia, has sold for $815,000 (£618,000) in an online auction. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 4:26am 

-Ultra-marathon runner reunited with stray dog from Gobi race
-Three charged with selling horsemeat as beef in Britain
-Stocks rise as Yellen gives upbeat talk on economy
-India should let market determine seed prices: foreign seed firms' alliance
-Kosovo prosecutor investigates president's ally for political favoritism
-Rieti athletics meeting canceled due to earthquake aftermath
-Clinton says emails, foundation ties not a threat to White House bid
-Del Potro could loom in US Open 1st round for seeds
-PSG loans goalkeeper Sirigu to Spanish side Sevilla
-Japan holds largest quake drill
-Billionaire Richard Branson survives bike crash
-Turkish PM vows to continue Syria military operations
-AP Explains: The trial to remove Brazil's president
-Athlete sells Rio medal to help 3-year-old with eye cancer

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Martha Plimpton on why her sitcom rubs some people the wrong way
Acclaimed actress â?? and gay and abortion rights activist â?? Martha Plimpton sees the irony in playing the quintessential Catholic matriarch in The Real O'Neals. 
© 2016 5:15am 

Maori TV host talks 'haka flair' and why performance comes naturally
Kimo Houltham had his start in television presenting thanks to a competition. 
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Eric Murray and Hamish Bond: 'Somewhere in the middle the magic happened'
A new book by Eric Murray and Hamish Bond lifts the lid on a unique partnership that has built a legendary domination of world rowing. In this exclusive extract, written immediately after the Rio gold medal race, Murray opens up on... 
© 2016 NZ Herald 5:05am 

Shamubeel Eaqub: What good is economic growth?
OPINION: We celebrate growth. But why? We are measuring economic growth for the wrong reasons and with the wrong metrics. 
© 2016 5:05am 

Hawkins project manager wins top NZIOB and Gib building awards
A project manager at one of New Zealand's largest construction firms has been given top honours for his work in Lower Hutt. 
© 2016 5:05am 

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Frank Ocean beats Dolly Parton and David Brent to UK number one
Frank Ocean's long-awaited new album goes to the top of the UK album chart, beating Dolly Parton and Ricky Gervais's comedy alter-ego David Brent. 
© 2016 BBCWorld 4:55am 

Sydney Kings make Australian NBL Chinese signing coup
The Sydney Kings have made Australian NBL (ANBL) history, becoming the first club to sign a Chinese-born player. 
© 2016 4:26am 

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-Germany: DNA test could help solve mystery of missing count
-Brazil chief justice suspends Rousseff trial amid senators' row
-Verstappen on top in Red Bull one-two
-Congo to free five activists to smooth election negotiations
-Canada pledges 600 peacekeepers, Can$450 mln to UN
-Comfort food: Eat all'amatriciana to help quake victims
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