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11 February 2019 English News


Local Focus: Whanganui rail restorers steamed with enthusiasm
Local Focus: Whanganui rail restorers steamed with enthusiasm

New Zealand Herald (National), 21:00, 11 February 2019 Monday

They're not a common sight on modern train tracks - steam engines.But a small but dedicated Whanganui group is committed to making sure these...

New congresswoman under fire for 'anti-Semitic' comments
New congresswoman under fire for 'anti-Semitic' comments

New Zealand Herald (World), 20:15, 11 February 2019 Monday

House Democratic leaders are calling on Representative Ilhan Omar, D, to apologise for what many saw as anti-Semitic comments perpetuating the...

Woman sues Lime after a scooter accident left her daughter in a vegetative state
Woman sues Lime after a scooter accident left her daughter in a vegetative state

New Zealand Herald (World), 20:48, 11 February 2019 Monday

Most days, when Ashanti Jordan's shift at Broward General Medical Centre in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, ended, she got a ride home from...

Junior doctors and midwives in Tauranga and Whakatāne to walk off the job today
Junior doctors and midwives in Tauranga and Whakatāne to walk off the job today

New Zealand Herald (Health), 21:00, 11 February 2019 Monday

Junior doctors and midwives from Tauranga and Whakatāne Hospitals will walk off the job today as part of ongoing strikes. The junior doctors,...

Watch: Drury warehouse fire
Watch: Drury warehouse fire

New Zealand Herald (Video), 20:44, 11 February 2019 Monday

A large fire takes hold of a warehouse in Drury. Video / Supplied

Earlier: Officials give update on Tasman fire situation
Earlier: Officials give update on Tasman fire situation

New Zealand Herald (Video), 20:56, 11 February 2019 Monday

Earlier: Officials give update on Tasman fire situation

UK, Switzerland Sign Agreement on Post-Brexit Non-Tariff Trading
UK, Switzerland Sign Agreement on Post-Brexit Non-Tariff Trading

Sputnik (English), 19:52, 11 February 2019 Monday

LONDON (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom and Switzerland inked an agreement on Monday that would allow both UK and Swiss business to continue trading...

Alesha MacPhail trial: Teenager accused of rape and murder of girl, 6, blames WOMAN
Alesha MacPhail trial: Teenager accused of rape and murder of girl, 6, blames WOMAN

Daily Star, 19:15, 11 February 2019 Monday

A TEENAGE boy accused of raping and murdering Alesha MacPhail, 6, on a Scottish island has blamed a woman.

BBC News at Ten to be cut to make way for youth programming
BBC News at Ten to be cut to make way for youth programming

The Telegraph - News, 19:52, 11 February 2019 Monday

Father
Father accused of plotting acid attack on his young son did it to win back estranged wife, court told

The Independent, 19:57, 11 February 2019 Monday

The 40-year-old allegedly 'enlisted others' to attack the youngster

Amber
Amber Rudd's admission about universal credit and food bank use has come much too late

The Independent, 19:58, 11 February 2019 Monday

The future of the benefits system remains in the balance and there is no certainty it can ever be fully enacted without causing untenable harm

Stafford house fire: Cannabis and boiler ruled out as causes of blaze
Stafford house fire: Cannabis and boiler ruled out as causes of blaze

BBC (UK), 19:48, 11 February 2019 Monday

A boiler is also ruled out as the cause of the fire which killed four children in Stafford, police say.

Inside Hollyoaks star Nikki Sanderson’s incredible all-white home with huge bedroom and his and hers sinks in the bathroom
Inside Hollyoaks star Nikki Sanderson’s incredible all-white home with huge bedroom and his and hers sinks in the bathroom

The Sun, 19:55, 11 February 2019 Monday

HOLLYOAKS star Nikki Sanderson has shown off her incredible home. The pad – which she shares with her hunky boyfriend Greg – boasts a...

Tottenham starlet Troy Parrott suffers Fifa 19 blunder after signing his first senior contract
Tottenham starlet Troy Parrott suffers Fifa 19 blunder after signing his first senior contract

The Sun, 19:56, 11 February 2019 Monday

TOTTENHAM starlet Troy Parrott celebrated his addition to Fifa 19 only to discover that his name was misspelled by the game’s creators. The...

BMW driver, 58, who used a laser jamming device to block police speed cameras is JAILED for three months
BMW driver, 58, who used a laser jamming device to block police speed cameras is JAILED for three months

The Sun, 20:00, 11 February 2019 Monday

A BMW driving businessman who used a laser jamming device to block police speed cameras has been jailed for three months. Michael Twizell, 58, was...

Life on Earth learned to move 1.5BILLION years earlier than we thought as mucus from ‘slug-like creature’ reveals first signs of motion
Life on Earth learned to move 1.5BILLION years earlier than we thought as mucus from ‘slug-like creature’ reveals first signs of motion

The Sun, 20:00, 11 February 2019 Monday

SCIENTISTS have discovered what could be the earliest signs of movement on Earth. They found string-shaped mucus strands left by a slug-like...

UK and Bulgaria investigate 2015 poisoning of Bulgarian arms dealer
UK and Bulgaria investigate 2015 poisoning of Bulgarian arms dealer

The Guardian, 17:57, 11 February 2019 Monday

Investigation will look at whether Emilian Gebrev poisoning involved novichokBritain and Bulgaria are jointly investigating the 2015 poisoning of a...

May to ask MPs for further fortnight's grace in Brexit talks
May to ask MPs for further fortnight's grace in Brexit talks

The Guardian, 19:37, 11 February 2019 Monday

PM will stress her continued focus on Irish backstop but EU indicates it will not give wayTheresa May hopes to convince the House of Commons on...

Cows wander into Chinese supermarket to grab a snack
Cows wander into Chinese supermarket to grab a snack

New York Post, 19:52, 11 February 2019 Monday

Well, that isn’t something you see every day. Supermarket customers in China were in for a surprise when a small herd of cattle wandered into the...

Cosmic dust survives massive red supernova explosion
Cosmic dust survives massive red supernova explosion

New York Post, 19:53, 11 February 2019 Monday

All we are is cosmic dust in the wind. When dying red giant stars throw off material, dust particles form; those particles are later destroyed by...

Ex-‘RHOM’ star Lisa Hochstein has a $5K brunch
Ex-‘RHOM’ star Lisa Hochstein has a $5K brunch

New York Post, 19:54, 11 February 2019 Monday

We're told their meal was the eatery's "most expensive meal ever offered."

‘50 Shades’ real estate listing includes sex dungeon among amenities
‘50 Shades’ real estate listing includes sex dungeon among amenities

New York Post, 19:56, 11 February 2019 Monday

A real estate listing for an upscale suburban Philadelphia home that includes a sex basement straight out of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” book and...

Angela Simmons’ ex shot 13 times, autopsy reveals
Angela Simmons’ ex shot 13 times, autopsy reveals

New York Post, 19:59, 11 February 2019 Monday

He was murdered in his driveway.

Man high on cocaine killed friend he thought was robber: cops
Man high on cocaine killed friend he thought was robber: cops

New York Post, 19:59, 11 February 2019 Monday

A Milwaukee man who admitted that he “wigs out and gets paranoid” when high on cocaine fatally shot his friend after mistaking him for someone he...