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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Elon Musk did not defame cave explorer Vernon Unsworth with 'pedo guy' tweet, jury finds
     7 December 2019
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk wins the defamation case brought against him by a British cave explorer whom he labelled "pedo guy" on Twitter.
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    Christian Dior reaches secret agreement with New Caledonia over patenting native plants
    7 Dec: The French fashion company Christian Dior reaches a confidential agreement with New Caledonia's Indigenous Kanak people, after it came under fire for using native plants in its cosmetics research.... more
    Microsoft and Amazon targeted by faith groups in immigration fight
    7 Dec: Amazon and Microsoft have unlikely opponents: Religious activists, who accuse them of complicity in the fight for undocumented immigrants.... more
    Hong Kong's young protesters face years in prison as courts begin batch-processing cases
    7 Dec: Thousands of people have been arrested since Hong Kong's protests began, and it will be years before the courts get through all the cases, leaving those charged in legal limbo and facing potential jail terms.... more
    YouTube Rewind 2019 brings back PewDiePie, addresses last year's mass dislikes
    6 Dec: YouTube's annual Rewind video has changed its format after last year's became the most disliked video of all time with more than 16 million thumbs down, but people still do not like this year's iteration.... more
    Polar bears move into Russian village in their dozens, forcing town into lockdown
    6 Dec: More than 50 polar bears infiltrate a village in northern Russia in search of food, a phenomenon experts say is linked to the "decline of the sea ice area".... more
    Convicted paedophile and former NSW Labor minister Milton Orkopoulos granted parole
    6 Dec: Convicted paedophile and former NSW Labor minister Milton Orkopoulos is granted parole and will be released from prison.... more
    It's not just volume — types of office sounds and where they're coming from influence how distracting you find them
    6 Dec: Types of sounds and where they're coming from in your office could impact how distracting you find them.... more
    Tabraiz Shamsi conjures magic trick during cricket celebration in South African T20 match
    6 Dec: A South African spin bowler lifts his wicket celebration straight out of Hogwarts, magically turning a handkerchief into a metal rod.... more
    American woman gifted baby bouncer at shower only to find semi-automatic weapon and ammunition in box
    5 Dec: On the list of gifts you don't expect to get for your expected child at a baby shower, a semi-automatic rifle is probably right up there, but that is just what one Florida woman found when opening her presents.... more

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     Today's News

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    Highways are closed on both sides of the South Island due to flooding, slips and rising rivers 16:17

    Pre-Christmas travel disruption could be on the cards for trans-Tasman Jetstar customers 15:57

    Blair Tuke and Peter Burling have expertly navigated themselves into top spot on the leaderboard after the second day of gold fleet racing at the 49er sailing World Championships in Auckland 15:57

    Dame Maggie Smith didn't feel "satisfied" with her role in the 'Harry Potter' franchise 15:47

    The women continue to lead the way for the New Zealand track cycling team in Cambridge 15:27

    Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom have reportedly postponed their wedding 15:17

    Elsa Pataky has to put "a lot of effort" into her marriage with Chris Hemsworth 14:47

    Milla Jovovich has gained 50lbs throughout her pregnancy so far 14:17

    Solid starts to day two of the UCI World Cup in Cambridge for Natasha Hansen and Olivia Podmore 14:07

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