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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    New Zealand's Smokefree legislation to ban people born after 2010 from ever buying tobacco
     9 December 2021
    Most retailers will lose the ability to sell cigarettes and some Kiwis will never be able to buy tobacco products under proposed legislation to tackle high rates of smoking.
    >> Read Article boss Vishal Garg apologises after sacking hundreds of staff over brief video message
    9 Dec: A United States-based boss who gained worldwide attention for sacking nearly 1,000 staff during a brief video message just weeks before Christmas says he is "deeply sorry" for the blunder.... more
    Barcelona eliminated from men's Champions League by Bayern Munich as Chelsea is held by Zenit
    9 Dec: Fading football giants Barcelona are relegated to the Europa League after losing 3-0 to former winners Bayern Munich in the men's Champions League.... more
    Myanmar soldiers accused of killing 11 people after charred remains found
    9 Dec: Soldiers are accused of rounding up 11 people in a village in central Myanmar and setting fire to their bodies, according to residents in the area and media reports.... more
    And Just Like That... Sex and the City is back. Here's everything you need to know about the reboot
    9 Dec: It's been 17 years since we said goodbye to Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte. Now, one of television’s most iconic series returns – and it could be just a revolutionary as the original.... more
    Boris Johnson apologises after leaked video shows staff joking about Christmas party during lockdown, as he reinstates COVID restrictions
    9 Dec: A "furious" Boris Johnson apologises after video leaked of his staff joking about a Christmas party held at Downing Street last year while the country was under tough COVID-19 restrictions, and announces "Plan-B" measures to take on the Omicron variant.... more
    The Loop: Pfizer says vaccine offers Omicron protection, Russell Crowe's AACTA awards speech, and tycoon jailed for eating panther
    9 Dec: Here's your TL;DR for this morning's news.... more
    Nottingham's coal industry died, so it reinvented itself in a bid to be the UK's greenest city
    9 Dec: Nottingham has been home to legendary outlaw Robin Hood and the UK's coal industry. Now it's on track to become one of the first carbon-neutral cities in the world.... more
    This dodo died in mysterious circumstances centuries ago, but the environment still faces the same threats
    9 Dec: Has humanity learned its lesson after driving the dodo to extinction? With the environment and biodiversity still at risk, it doesn't seem so.... more
    Myles Taylor was of unsound mind when he killed parents with pick hammer, lawyers argue
    8 Dec: A man accused of murdering his parents with a geologist's pick hammer was mentally impaired at the time, the WA Supreme Court is told.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     16 Nov: Republicans join Democrats as Joe Biden signs $US1 trillion infrastructure bill into law ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     12 Nov: COVID vaccine mandate leaves WA schools facing teacher shortage, compounding border pressure +++++++++++++++++
     26 Nov: Leaked emails reveal how Macquarie Bank became entangled in an $80 billion scandal +++++++++++++++
     27 Nov: Omicron variant hits South Africa, as country encounters vaccine hesitancy, conspiracy theories ++++++++++++++
     16 Nov: Infowars host Alex Jones liable for damages in Sandy Hook shooting 'hoax' defamation case +++++++++++++
     19 Nov: Pandemic workers kill pet dog in China, sparking online outrage and calls for animal protection laws ++++++++++
     27 Nov: Omicron COVID-19 variant has been detected in South Africa. Here is what we know ++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      9 Dec: Tauranga grocer david stewart speaks out after list of employee rules goes global (NZ Herald)
      9 Dec: International trade shows strong growth after setback last year (RadioNZ)
      9 Dec: New zealand tops new study testing for designer drugs in wastewater (NZ Herald)
      8 Dec: Japanese billionaire blasts off to international space station (BBCWorld)
      8 Dec: South canterbury car club looking for opportunities at levels raceway (
      8 Dec: Cricket: brett lee reveals girlfriend sledge is the best he's ever heard (NZ Herald)
      8 Dec: Yet another billionaire heads to space tonight (CNN)
      8 Dec: How to practice religion could be a big question for some space tourists (CNN)
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    Usual captain Jane Watson's happy to hand the reins over to her temporary replacement in Kimiora Poi at the Mainland Tactix 18:33

    Faith Evans has asked a court to deny her estranged husband spousal support 18:32

    New Zealand's Smokefree legislation to ban people born after 2010 from ever buying tobacco 18:13

    Ed Sheeran "almost killed" Sir Elton John while shooting their festive music video 18:02

    Coach Tommy Pyatt is thrilled with the continued improvement of Kiwi free skier Nico Porteous 17:53

    England's bagged a much needed wicket with Marnus Labuschagne dismissed for 74 during day two's second session in the first Ashes test 17:33

    Jussie Smollett has insisted "there was no hoax" as he testified in court over claims he staged a racist and homophobic attack 17:32

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