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    China and Africa are building 'great walls' of trees to hold back the desert. But will it work?
     17 October 2019
    China plans to plant 88 billion trees for its Green Great Wall, which will stretch for almost 5,000 kilometres in a bid to hold back encroaching deserts. And it's not the only country fighting nature with nature.
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    The Commerce Commission has filed High Court proceedings against an alleged horse transport cartel
    17 Oct: The Commerce Commission has filed High Court proceedings against an alleged horse transport cartel... more
    Donald Trump letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns of Syria offensive fallout
    17 Oct: US President Donald Trump tells Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the Turkish President will looked upon "forever as the devil" in a letter sent after US troops were ordered to withdraw from northern Syria.... more
    Civil defence's nationwide 'ShakeOut' is at 1.30 this afternoon
    17 Oct: Civil defence's nationwide 'ShakeOut' is at 1.30 this afternoon... more
    Nikki Bella is "scared" to get engaged again and to start planning a family after her very "public breakup" with John Cena
    17 Oct: The 35-year-old retired wrestler has been dating 'Dancing with the Stars' professional Artem Chigvintsev for almost a year now, but she has admitted her split from ex-fiance John Cena last year "scarred" her "a lot" and that's why she is cautious about taking the next steps in her relationship... more
    Huge dinosaurs evolved different cooling strategies to prevent their brains overheating
    17 Oct: Huge dinosaurs evolved different cooling strategies to prevent heat stroke and keep their brains from overheating.... more
    A smart-phone sleep app may provide vital evidence on the death of an alleged car thief
    17 Oct: A smart-phone sleep app may provide vital evidence on the death of an alleged car thief... more
    Harry Dunn's parents meet with Donald Trump at White House, refuse meeting with Anne Sacoolas
    17 Oct: The parents of a British teenager killed in a crash allegedly involving an American diplomat's wife refused to meet the woman after it's revealed to them she was at the White House during their meeting with the US President.... more
    Harry Styles' alleged stalker has been found guilty
    17 Oct: A man who camped outside the North London home of the One Direction star for several months has been found guilty of stalking the singer, a jury at Hendon Magistrates' Court found on Monday (14.10.19)... more
    Michael Douglas has been giving dating advice to his daughter
    17 Oct: The 75-year-old actor has said his 16-year-old daughter Carys - whom he has with wife Catherine Zeta-Jones - is beginning to date, and whilst he knows it’s not a “good idea” to meddle in her love life, he can’t help but give her plenty of “unsolicited advice”... more

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     Today's News

    International:
    China and Africa are building 'great walls' of trees to hold back the desert. But will it work? 13:37

    Business:
    The Commerce Commission has filed High Court proceedings against an alleged horse transport cartel 13:27

    Entertainment:
    Nikki Bella is "scared" to get engaged again and to start planning a family after her very "public breakup" with John Cena 13:22

    International:
    Huge dinosaurs evolved different cooling strategies to prevent their brains overheating 13:07

    Environment:
    Civil defence's nationwide 'ShakeOut' is at 1.30 this afternoon 13:07

    International:
    Donald Trump letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns of Syria offensive fallout 12:57

    Entertainment:
    Harry Styles' alleged stalker has been found guilty 12:52

    Law and Order:
    A smart-phone sleep app may provide vital evidence on the death of an alleged car thief 12:27

    Entertainment:
    Michael Douglas has been giving dating advice to his daughter 12:22

    Law and Order:
    Enquiries continue into the unexplained death of a man on a central Upper Hutt street 11:57

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