Last Updated: September 23, 2014

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Voters’ call Key wins NZ election

NEW Zealand Prime Minister John Key’s National Party has won a third term in office.

Final result It's a No for Scotland

It’s a No for Scotland
IT remains a kingdom united. The campaign for Scottish independence has failed.

Vietnam demand booming

The announcement by Federal Government in halting live cattle export to Indonesia is going to have a negative impact to the N...
VIETNAM is emerging as a new market for Australian beef.

High hopes to high-end vintage

High hopes to high-end vintage
SUNNY skies are smiling on Bordeaux, France’s premier winegrowing region.

BREKKIE WRAP ‘F**k it, I quit’

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BREKKIE WRAP: A REPORTER spectacularly quit her job on live TV, declaring “f**k it” after outing herself as the owner of a cannabis club.

Deadly virus Ebola lockdown a ‘huge success’

Ebola lockdown a ‘huge success’
A THREE-DAY lockdown in Sierra Leone has uncovered about 150 new Ebola cases and about 70 bodies previously unaccounted for.

Shock resignation Pro-pot reporter quits on live TV

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A US news reporter has quit her job on live TV, outing herself as the owner of an Alaskan cannabis club and declaring “f**k it”.

Deadly blasts ‘Terrorist’ blasts kill two

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TWO people were killed and several injured in at least three explosions in China’s troubled far-western region of Xinjiang.

Twisted Jihadists ‘raping to grow caliphate’

Jihadists ‘raping to grow caliphate’
ISLAMIC State militants are reportedly raping thousands of women in Iraq and Syria to mass-produce spawn who will follow in their footsteps.

Tragedy Mum struck by cyclist dies

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A WOMAN who was left brain dead after being struck by a cyclist in New York’s Central Park last week has died from her injuries.

Unlikely star Aussie becomes S Korean superstar

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HOW did this Aussie exchange student become South Korea’s favourite foreigner and reality TV star with a legion of devoted fans?

Hard life Man suffers 100 orgasms a day

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A FATHER who has 100 involuntary orgasms each day has been left jobless and isolated, describing his rare condition as “horrendous”.

Vicious assault Bulldogs rip owners arm off

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A MAN screamed for help as his two American bulldogs mauled him so badly, his arm was ripped off in front of helpless bystanders.

Female intruders Polygamous ninjas targeting rape victim

 Hit: Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge
TWO women dressed as ninjas broke into a house armed with knives and stun guns on a mission to protect their boyfriend.

Chilling statement IS urges killing of Australians

IS urges killing of Australians
THE Islamic State has called on supporters to kill citizens of countries taking part in the US-led anti-jihadist coalition by any available means.

Tragic end Entombed in a drum of cement

Entombed in a drum of cement
THE body of a missing woman has been found entombed in cement inside a plastic drum — and her boyfriend is the main suspect.

In orbit What happened to the water on Mars?

What happened to the water on Mars?
NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft began orbiting Mars today on a mission to study how the Red Planet’s climate changed from warm and wet to cold and dry.

Shocking Date rape victims were colour coded

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A FRATERNITY is being investigated for allegedly putting date rape drugs into drinks at a party with victims targeted by colour coded marks on their hands.

Fighting terror ‘Obama is partly to blame for ISIS’

US President-elect Barack Obama, stands with Secretary of State-designate Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, and National Securi...
OBAMA’S own former Defence chief has criticised the president for not acting years ago in Syria. He says we wouldn’t be fighting ISIS now if Obama had taken his advice.

Thai murders Sexual jealousy motivation for murder

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THE killer of two British backpackers murdered in Thailand may have been motivated by “sexual jealousy” say police.

Independence ‘This is our chance to get back at them’

Scotland Decides - The Result Of the Scottish Referendum On Independence Is Announced
TOO small, too poor, too stupid. That’s how Scottish independence voters feel they were treated, and now they’re planning Britain’s costly punishment.

Intruder alert ‘He’s got all kinds of weapons’

‘He’s got all kinds of weapons’
A WAR veteran, accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House, owns several guns that he could have used to cause harm, his ex-stepson says.

Peace call ‘Russia is like Germany in the war’

‘Russia is like Germany in the war’
TENS of thousands of people have marched through central Moscow to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia’s role in the conflict.

Change debate The big decision facing New Zealand

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THIS man was just re-elected as the Kiwi PM and he’s promised our mates across the Tasman something they’ve wanted for a while. Could Australia be next?

BREKKIE WRAP Mum gives birth on highway

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BREKKIE WRAP: A MUM unexpectedly gave birth to a five kilogram baby girl on the side of a highway in front of her three startled children.

Legal action MH17 families to sue Ukraine pres

MH17 families to sue Ukraine pres
RELATIVES of German victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 plan to sue Ukraine’s president for not closing the country’s airspace.

Sleep disorder ‘Sexsomniac’ cleared of rape

‘Sexsomniac’ cleared of rape
A MAN who had sex with a woman while he was asleep has been acquitted of rape because he suffers from “sexsomnia”.

Dramatic entrance Dad delivers 5kg baby on highway

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A WOMAN gave birth to a five kilogram baby by the side of a highway as her three children sat in the back seat of the car.

Having a bawl Sumo wrestlers tackle crybabies

Sumo wrestlers tackle crybabies
JAPANESE parents have watched with glee as sumo wrestlers reduced their tots to tears, in a ritual believed to bring good health to bawling babies.

Twitter war Muslims beat terror group at their own game

Muslims beat terror group at their own game
A POWERFUL campaign against IS is gaining traction on social media as young Muslims fight radicalisation with the hashtag #notinmyname.

Man killed in ATV crash

Man killed in ATV accident

ANOTHER person has been killed in an ATV accident after a death in NSW this weekend.

Saints march home

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KOROIT has toppled hot favourite Warrnambool by 16 points in the Hampden league grand final.

Bauxite mining green light

Bauxite mining green light

THE Tasmanian Government has given a green light to a new bauxite mining operation.

Axion 800 in a Claas of its own

 Axion 800 Claas tractor, built in France, former Renault factory, just won tractor of year and machine of year, 2013, at Agr...

VICTORIAN and southern NSW producers at Henty will be the first to see the all-new Claas Axion 800.

Easy life, easy rider

Grasshopper Advntures

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

Editor’s Letter: September 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

I’M not one to be sucked in by outlandish statements or broad generalisations but I just love this one: “Deep down, everyone wants to be a farmer.”