Sydney Water work to replace smelly convict-era sewers splits Darlinghurst UPDATED
Australia's oldest sewers, which date to the 1850s, are being upgraded — but the "horrific noise" and disruption that comes with replacing the smelly pipes has split residents in several historic Sydney suburbs. full story
Police in Arizona have arrested a nurse, after a patient at a care facility gave birth
Police in Arizona have arrested a nurse, after a patient at a care facility gave birth full story
Is the release of former Jakarta governor Ahok a political liability or an asset for Joko Widodo?
A former minority Chinese Christian governor of Jakarta is set to be released from prison today after being jailed for committing blasphemy against Islam. full story
Quote of the Day
"Duct tape is like the Force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together" Carl Zwanzig
1865 - British troops invade south Taranaki
Over a thousand troops commanded by Duncan Cameron set out on what was to be the general’s final campaign in New Zealand. more...
1980 - Soviet ambassador expelled
The New Zealand government ordered the Soviet Union‘s ambassador, Vsevolod Sofinsky, to leave the country within 72 hours after he allegedly delivered money to the pro-Soviet Socialist Unity Party. more...
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