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Jeremy Paxman steps down as University Challenge host
The news comes a year after he revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 11:37pm 

-Putin declares hes building a "democratic world," while the West provokes conflicts
-Putin accuses US of trying to 'prolong' Ukraine conflict
-EU says studying Iran's response to nuclear proposal, consulting with U.S.

"We will be there" Loughman to face no confidence vote on Friday
The Vanuatu prime minister Bob Loughman has confirmed he will attend the next sitting of an extra-ordinary parliament session on Friday to face a motion of no-confidence in his leadership. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 10:57pm 

Ezra Miller: The Flash star begins treatment for 'complex mental health issues'
The actor, who is due to star in forthcoming DC film The Flash, has faced several recent allegations. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 9:42pm 

'People are avoiding Rotorua like the plague': Emergency housing blamed for spate of crimes
Frustrated Rotorua business owners believe the amount of emergency housing in the city is contributing to a recent spate of ram raids. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 8:44pm 

Christchurch Hospital urges people to save ED for emergencies as capacity reached
Emergency departments in Christchurch are at capacity and people with non-urgent conditions are having to wait. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 8:44pm 

Embattled fitness chain F45 posts $55 million loss, cancels 300 franchise sales
Embattled fitness chain F45 has posted a massive $60 million quarterly loss and cancelled more than 300 franchise sales as it stares down up to five possible lawsuits from disgruntled investors.Reporting its financial results after... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 8:43pm 

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Human Rights Commission says freeze on rent increases should return
A housing inquiry found rents are rising faster than income and inflation and about half of tenants spent 30 percent or more of their take-home income on housing. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 8:17pm 

-2 injured in fire at ammunition storage site on Crimea

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International travel bouncing back, but with caveats for travellers
Travellers face extra risks as the sector winds back up, and with increasing numbers heading for tropical destinations an industry figure is warning to 'travel with care'. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 7:28pm 


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-UK Set to Begin Formal Dispute With EU Over Science Programs
-Kenya calm a day after chaotic presidential declaration
-U.S., South Korea to conduct expanded military drills amid North's growing hostility
-Putin blasts US 'hegemony,' predicts end to 'unipolar' world
-Satellite images show first ship out of Ukraine in Syria

Reading and Leeds festivals: Fans angry as Jack Harlow and Måneskin pull out
Rapper Jack Harlow and Eurovision winners Måneskin are instead performing at the MTV Video Music Awards. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 10:47pm 

State of emergency declared for West Coast as residents brace for more flooding
A state of emergency has been declared on the West Coast, on Tuesday night, with heavy rain likely to cause significant flooding and dangerous river conditions. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 9:57pm 

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Geoffrey Miller: Threat to our non-nuclear position as Aukus door held ajar for New Zealand
Analysis - Last week's visit to New Zealand by US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman was another in a series of high-level calls on the country by top US military and political figures this year, writes Geoffrey Miller. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 8:44pm 

Daniela Elser: Queen not seeing Meghan and Harry in the UK would be ultimate snub
OPINION: Sometimes there are coincidences that are just too deliciously ironic for words.In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the official Twitter account of the royal family took a break from posting their usual roster of photos... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 8:42pm 

-Apple requires employees to work out of its offices thrice a week starting in September
-Sequoia India-backed Digit Insurance files for $440 million IPO

A$AP Rocky: Rapper charged over shooting in Hollywood
The rapper is charged with assault with a firearm, and could face nine years in jail if found guilty. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 8:27pm 

-Kenya election result: William Ruto wins presidential poll
-Iran says it has replied to 'final' EU nuclear text

Woman's video goes viral after passenger shares inappropriate messages to her on Air NZ flight
An Australian woman flying on an Air New Zealand flight has outed a fellow passenger after she allegedly caught him sharing inappropriate messages and making unwanted sexual advances.In a video posted online, Georgia-May Davis explained... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 7:53pm 

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