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-Iran state TV says 2 French nationals arrested over protests

Woman has sex with brother; files false rape complaint
A Waikato woman who had consensual sex with her brother then laid a false rape complaint with police.That saw the woman's brother, aged in his 40s, spend seven months in custody, and her last year charged with attempting to pervert... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 3:58pm 

West Coast farm workers capture wanted gang fugitive
Justice was served in Hari Hari on the South Island's West Coast on Friday night when farm workers captured a gang member who had been evading police since a Hokitika burglary the previous morning.The wanted man allegedly stole... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 3:07pm 

Group fishing in Auckland caught with 200kg illegal snapper haul
A group of five people out fishing have been snapped with almost 10 times the daily snapper limit. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 11:18am 

Illegal fishing: Anglers caught with 317 snapper at Auckland's Half Moon Bay, face prosecution
A group of anglers with a haul of snapper 45 times over the daily limit will face prosecution - and their boat has been seized by Ministry for Primary Industries.The group of five were caught by MPI Fishery Offices with 348 fish... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 10:58am 

Youth arrested after serious assault of worker at Tauranga shopping centre
Police say the Bayfair Shopping Centre employee sustained a significant injury to one of his eyes on Saturday. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 9:39am 

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Justice being denied as legal aid system teeters on brink of collapse
New Zealand's besieged legal aid system is costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars a year but still tens of thousands of Kiwis are being turned away and potentially denied their right to justice.Chief Justice Helen Winkelmann... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:07am 

-Iran academic arrested on security charges, 'foreign links'

Coleen Rooney says text from Rebekah Vardy raised suspicions
Coleen Rooney is giving evidence on day five of a libel case brought by Rebekah Vardy. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 0:07am 

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Elton Jantjies: World Cup-winning South Africa fly-half arrested at airport in Johannesburg
Rugby World Cup-winning South Africa fly-half Elton Jantjies is arrested in Johannesburg for allegedly causing "malicious damage to property" on a flight from Dubai. 
© 2022 BBCWorld Mon 1:39pm 

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Three Strikes committee says 'no' to retrospective sentences
Prisoners serving long sentences as a result of Three Strikes legislation will not be getting out of prison early as a result of the Government's decision to repeal the law. That is the recommendation of Parliament's Justice Committee,... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 3:07pm 

Murdered and buried in his own garden - family speak about 'horrendous' death of Christchurch victim Martin Berry
Today Rena Joyce was jailed for life for the murder of her partner Martin Berry.In late December 2020 she attacked him with a kitchen knife - stabbing him repeatedly, cutting his throat.She dragged his body out of his north Christchurch... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 1:58pm 

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Environmentalists win battle despite legal argument likened to Aussie movie 'The Castle'
Environmentalists are celebrating victory in a seven-year legal battle despite the judge likening part of their argument to that put by the bumbling lawyer character in The Castle. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 10:57am 

Shanghai lockdown: China unemployment rate near pandemic peak
Evidence of China's economic slowdown came as authorities unveiled plans to lift Shanghai's lockdown. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 8:09am 

Rugby: Springboks star Elton Jantjies arrested after airplane incident
South Africa rugby player Elton Jantjies was charged today with malicious damage to property and contravening aviation laws after allegedly breaking a TV screen and swearing at fellow passengers and crew members on a flight home from... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 6:47am 

Amber Heard resumes testifying in Johnny Depp defamation trial
Amber Heard is set to resume her testimony in the $50 million defamation case with ex-husband Johnny Depp on Monday, following a week-long break in proceedings. 
© 2022 CNN 4:39am 

Ex-president of New Caledonia fined for undue influence
The former president of New Caledonia Philippe Gomes has been fined $US17,000 for exerting undue influence in a ruling released by the criminal court in Noumea. 
© 2022 RadioNZ Mon 5:59pm 

South Africa World Cup winner arrested at airport
Rugby World Cup-winning South Africa first five Elton Jantjies was arrested at a Johannesburg airport for allegedly causing "malicious damage to property" on a flight from Dubai. 
© 2022 RadioNZ Mon 5:27pm 

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