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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Relive the Hottest 100 with Billie Eilish, Flume, Mallrat and the rest of the top 10
     26 January 2020
    The top 10 had a strong female bent, with five songs by female solo artists. Here they are, including tracks from Billie Eilish, Mallrat, Tones and I and more.
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    Singapore invokes 'fake news' law after executioner claims 'brutal' hanging tactics used in botched executions
    25 Jan: The Singaporean Government is describing claims that executioners at Changi Prison are secretly taught to kick the necks of prisoners on the gallows as "preposterous".... more
    Vietnamese police fine men filmed showering on moving motorbike
    25 Jan: Two men in Vietnam are fined by police after a video of them showering while riding a moving motorbike was posted online.... more
    When there's no incentive to report problems, it's little wonder coronavirus spread through China
    25 Jan: Could the virus have been contained, and its spread limited, if officials in Wuhan had levelled far sooner with both their bosses and the public? It certainly looks that way, writes Richard McGregor.... more
    Donald Trump is still controlling the narrative — and it rests with the word 'transcript'
    25 Jan: "Read the transcript" has become a kind of inescapable mantra in the impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump. The thing is, though, it's not a transcript, writes Emma Shortis.... more
    The science of the perfect barbecue, from juicy steak to optimally chilled wine
    25 Jan: Having a barbecue this summer? There's a science to tender juicy meat — and getting the most out of your favourite vino.... more
    Vampire white dwarf star feeding on neighbour spotted in Kepler data
    25 Jan: A newly discovered "vampire system" offers a glimpse of what could befall our solar system in a few billion years, say astronomers.... more
    Ash Barty wins Australian Open third-round match to make last 16 at Melbourne Park
    24 Jan: The world number one recovers from a shaky start to keep her Melbourne Park tilt on track with a straight-sets triumph over the talented Elena Rybakina on Rod Laver Arena.... more
    Mount Vesuvius eruption so hot it 'turned victim's brain to glass', archaeologists say
    24 Jan: Experts believe temperatures reached a maximum of 520 degrees Celsius in the building the victim was found in when Mount Vesuvius erupted about 2,000 years ago.... more
    Coronavirus traps Wuhan residents in a real life horror movie as Chinese city locks down
    24 Jan: Wuhan residents trapped in the locked-down city due to the coronavirus outbreak say they are too scared to leave their homes, comparing the experience to living in a horror movie.... more

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    The Silver Ferns have tuned up for tomorrow morning's Nations Cup netball decider with a nervy 48-41 win over South Africa in London More...

    The Opposition's laying blame for the increasing rent prices across the country, squarely on the government More...

     Today's News

    Nadine Coyle thinks her former fiancé is a "better parent" now they are no longer together 8:30

    The Silver Ferns have tuned up for tomorrow morning's Nations Cup netball decider with a nervy 48-41 win over South Africa in London 8:16

    Health & Safety:
    The New Zealand International Students' Association wants people to be screened for Coronavirus before coming into New Zealand 8:16

    There were two widely-felt earthquakes off the southern North Island last night 8:06

    Sir Patrick Stewart touched that Sir Ian McKellen turns down all offers to officiate weddings since marrying him and Sunny Ozell 8:00

    Firefighters are still at the scene of a house fire in the Christchurch suburb of Northcote 7:56

    Health & Safety:
    Massey University is on alert, as Coronavirus continues to spread around the world 7:46

    A lucky escape for two Christchurch households overnight 7:36

    Ozzy Osbourne is battling Parkinson's disease 7:30

    The earthquake which shook central New Zealand last night has broken the record for the most 'felt reports' received 7:26

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