Neighbours of the four houses being used for The Block TV series in the North Shore suburb of Takapuna say the huge construction effort is affecting their daily lives and impinging on their privacy. Linda Haynes lives next door and says her biggest concern is that the council is letting the production company break “all sorts of rules” to allow the show to go ahead
When Susan Wood left television in 2006 she was not in a good place. She had just hada large part of her thyroid removed, she’d had a very public, bitter dispute with Television New Zealand executives about her salary as host of Close Up, and she wasn’t sure she could handle the chaotic life of a newsroom much longer.
George Michael won’t face criminal charges for falling out of a moving vehicle in England last month.
Reese Witherspoon is “deeply embarrassed” about what she said to police officers during her husband’s arrest in Atlanta. The Oscar-winning actress released a statement late Sunday apologising for her behavior to police that began when her husband, Hollywood agent Jim Toth, was arrested early Friday for driving under the influence of alcohol
Amanda Bynes has just been charged with driving on a suspended license, stemming from her traffic stop last weekend when her car was impounded … TMZ has learned. As we reported, Bynes was pulled over last Sunday outside the Burbank Airport. When cops ran her license, they discovered it was suspended. The car was impounded and Bynes […]
Today’s the perfect day for some jackhole to cut you off in traffic, for a co-worker to let the elevator doors close in your face or for a run-in with your least favorite ex. Why?
IT is difficult to speak adequately or justly of London,” wrote Henry James in 1881.
Imagine you’re having a heart attack. Your co-workers call 911, and the medics arrive
No one in Zagazig wants to talk about what happened last week. The hundreds of railway workers who maintain the old, trash-ridden tracks and trains in this Nile Delta town whisper hurriedly about a strike that briefly disrupted rail traffic across the country of 80 million.
One month after a traffic fatality touched off widespread protests in the northern Chinese region of Inner Mongolia, a court has sentenced a coal truck driver to death for running over and killing an ethnic Mongolian herder. The rapid trial and sentencing showed the speed with which Chinese authorities have moved to tamp down unrest in the region.