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Commonwealth Games: Closing ceremony line-up announced
West Midlands acts UB40, Jorja Smith and Dexys Midnight Runners will bring the games to a close. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 7:24pm 

June Spencer: Last original Archers cast member to retire
June Spencer, 103, has played matriarch Peggy in the long-running Radio 4 drama since 1951. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 6:42pm 

Labradoodles to Frenchies: Five dog breeds top vet would never own
From French bulldogs to Goldendoodles and a breed that "feels like a ball sack", a top vet has gone viral after revealing on TikTok the dog breeds she would never take on as pets. Alabama-based Dr Whitney Terrell shared a list of... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 4:52pm 

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In my kitchen with... Kinloch Manor head chef Norka Mella Munoz
The borders are open, and Norka Mella Munoz, head chef at Kinloch Manor & Villas in Taupo can't wait to welcome back international visitors. "I am looking forward to showcasing so many of the smaller local producers I have found over... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 7:42am 

How to banish slugs and snail from the winter garden - organically
At this time of year, slugs and snails can become a real problem for gardeners. Though they live in our gardens all year round, they tend to hide in dark, damp places during the heat of summer, so they do the most damage over winter... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 6:02am 

Testing 1, 2, 3... places to eat wild wapiti
Wapiti is a red deer that was imported to NZ from North America in the early 1900s for hunting (the first herd was a gift from President Roosevelt). Wapiti are free-roaming in Fiordland, but they interfere with the habitats of native... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 6:02am 

Congas and hay bales: Inside Boris and Carrie Johnson's secret wedding party
The bride wore a gold mini dress, the groom wore a baggy cream suit and the guests wore expressions of mild bemusement.At the Prime Minister's wedding celebration, Sweet Caroline had been chosen for the first dance as a romantic... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Sun 12:32am 

Theatre ticket policies 'a Wild West' for disabled customers
Research for Radio 4's Front Row finds inconsistencies in theatres' ticket prices and policies. 
© 2022 BBCWorld Sun 11:57am 

Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson welcome second child
Khloe Kardashian is now a mom of two. 
© 2022 CNN Sun 7:27am 

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Daniela Elser: Queen snubs Meghan and doesn't publicly wish her a happy birthday
OPINION: Normally, the royal family is thoroughly predictable. They do the same things, eat the same things, and turn up at the same places like Swiss-made precision clockwork.Summers are for long weeks in Scotland, the Queen... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 7:22pm 

Dame Deborah James' heartbreaking letter to family before bowel cancer death
She was the young British mother awarded a damehood in her back garden by Prince William. Shortly afterwards, Dame Deborah James lost her battle with bowel cancer. But before she died, the columnist, wife and mother-of-two penned... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 11:02am 

Prince Andrew's pay-off to sex abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre revealed
In a case that shook the monarchy and shocked the world, there appeared to be some retribution in the lofty settlement figure Prince Andrew would have to fork out in his sexual abuse case brought by Virginia Giuffre. The amount... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 11:02am 

Dr Zac Turner on why using plastic containers and bottles is bad for you
Welcome to Ask Doctor Zac, a weekly column from This week, Dr Zac talks about microplastics and whether they can affect your health. QUESTION: Hi Dr Zac, my new girlfriend is vegan and I thought when we first started... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 6:52am 

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Sam Gannon: Emmerdale actor dies while visiting family in US
Sam Gannon, who was in the soap in 2019, died while staying with relatives in the United States. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 5:27am 

Why cats love people who hate them
Cats love people who hate them because the reluctance to stroke and fuss them gives the feline the control and independence it needs, a study has found.In contrast, self-professed "cat people" who claim to be knowledgeable and have... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Sun 9:42pm 

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Ukraine war: Wembley exhibition shows 'beauty' of country
Ukrainian art is put on show at Wembley Stadium with the aim to keep the war in the public eye. 
© 2022 BBCWorld Sun 9:14am 

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