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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Black Lives Matter protests bring new hope for fresh investigations into deaths at the hands of police
     20 June 2020
    It has been nearly seven years since Tawanda Jones's brother died at the hands of Baltimore police. Her burning desire for justice has never dimmed.
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    What is Juneteenth? Donald Trump moved his rally to 'respect' it, here's why
    20 Jun: Today is Juneteenth, an annual holiday on the American calendar. This year it's drawing more attention than ever, so here's what you need to know about it.... more
    Sir Ian Holm, actor who played Bilbo Baggins in Lord of the Rings, dies aged 88
    20 Jun: Acclaimed British stage and film actor Sir Ian Holm, who starred as Hobbit Bilbo Baggins in the The Lord of the Rings trilogy, dies aged 88 after suffering a Parkinson's-related illness.... more
    English rugby reviewing fans' singing of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot due to song's slavery links
    19 Jun: England rugby bosses say they are reviewing the singing of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot by supporters, because many fans are unaware of the song's slavery origins.... more
    Former top Rio Tinto advisor says company now focused on 'what it can get away with'
    19 Jun: The company's former global advisor on social performance says he has to come forward with his concerns that Rio Tinto has not been going in the right direction on social responsibility and community engagement.... more
    Uncle Ben's, Aunt Jemima and Mrs Butterworth's products to get new look to remove racial stereotyping
    19 Jun: The makers of Uncle Ben's rice and Aunt Jemima products say they are changing their branding after decades of depicting black caricatures.... more
    New Zealand police launch manhunt after officer shot dead in Auckland, another seriously injured
    19 Jun: Schools are in lockdown and members of the public have been asked to avoid a suburb in the west of Auckland as a hunt for an armed offender who killed one officer and shot another ramps up.... more
    Count the stars in the Southern Cross during winter solstice and map light pollution in your suburb
    19 Jun: Count the stars in the Southern Cross during the winter solstice this weekend and join world record attempt to map light pollution across Australia.... more
    UK Foreign Minister Dominic Raab wrongly claims 'taking the knee' is from Game of Thrones
    19 Jun: Dominic Raab said "taking the knee" seems to have come from the fantasy TV drama series Game of Thrones and that it felt like a symbol of subjugation and subordination.... more
    Donald Trump says John Bolton's book 'broke the law'. Here's what you need to know about it
    18 Jun: John Bolton is the latest to publish a book of explosive claims about Donald Trump's presidency. But will it change anything? Here are some answers.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     22 Jun: This woman's photo was used in a hoax campaign against Black Lives Matter. Then the internet fought back ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     25 Jun: NASA simulates what sunsets look like on other planets and moons +++++++++++++++++++
     19 Jun: Uncle Ben's, Aunt Jemima and Mrs Butterworth's products to get new look to remove racial stereotyping +++++++++++++++
     29 Jun: Singleton High School teacher apologises after racist classroom rant +++++++++++++
     03 Jul: UK police hack encrypted phone chat network to arrest 'untouchable' criminals +++++++++
     06 Jul: The woman who absconded from an Auckland managed isolation facility will face a charge of breaching the Covid-19 Public Health Response Act +++++++++
     22 Jun: Thailand had the world's first coronavirus case outside China. Here's how it avoided disaster ++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      12 Jul: The beths kick off their new zealand tour in auckland (
      10 Jul: Australia halves international arrivals to contain covid-19 coronavirus (RadioNZ)
      10 Jul: Nz banks' credit losses to rise to 12x 2019 level - s&p (NZ Herald)
      10 Jul: Flights from asia to cnmi september at earliest (RadioNZ)
      10 Jul: Nz should take 'middle ground' on hong kong - law expert (RadioNZ)
      10 Jul: Another group puts hand up to govern rugby league in tonga (RadioNZ)
      9 Jul: No guarantees silver ferns will meet australia in 2020 (RadioNZ)
      9 Jul: Kiwi footballers named as new caps in somalia national squad (
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     Today's News

    Health & Safety:
    ACC insists it never advised a Northland man with a severe bowel injury to use a bucket, at the side of the road 7:46

    Accident and Emergency:
    One person suffered moderate injuries last night, after a car which had been chased by police crashed on the southern side of the Brynderwyns 7:46

    Stormzy thinks the Black Lives Matter movement represents "hundreds, thousands of years" of "real pain" 7:41

    Rugby League:
    Five final-session wickets have reduced England to 284 for eight in their second innings at the end of day four of the first cricket test against the West Indies, a lead of 170 7:36

    Vanuatu feeling the pinch as coronavirus pandemic keeps tourists away 7:36

    Never before has a conversion charge-down wielded as much influence over a Super Rugby game 7:26

    Law and Order:
    Beaches in northern New South Wales will remain closed, after a teenage boy was killed in a shark attack 7:16

    Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie cried when they spoke to an elderly fundraiser via Zoom 7:11

    Brittany Snow feels "incredibly lucky" to have got married just days before isolation orders were put in place 6:41

    Wilmer Valderrama feels a "major responsibility" to inspire the younger generation 6:11

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