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    Italy bridge collapse: Here's what engineers think might have gone wrong
     16 August 2018
    A huge rescue effort is underway in the Italian city of Genoa after a major motorway bridge collapse. We've looked at what experts say might have caused it to happen.
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    England cricket star Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray
    15 Aug: England cricket star Ben Stokes is found not guilty of affray after an alcohol-fuelled brawl outside a nightclub last year.... more
    Will Brexit happen on March 29 next year as scheduled?
    15 Aug: Brexit is scheduled to officially take place on March 29, 2019, but we still don't know what's actually going to happen when the clock ticks over.... more
    Tonga's PM challenges Pacific leaders to year-long weight loss competition to tackle obesity
    15 Aug: Tonga's Prime Minister suggests his Pacific counterparts should consider holding a year-long weight loss competition to set a good example for the region, which has some of the world's highest rates of obesity and non-communicable diseases.... more
    One of Fortnite's biggest players says he won't stream with women
    15 Aug: One of the biggest names in video game streaming is facing a backlash for saying he doesn't stream with female gamers in order to avoid rumours.... more
    Footage shows volunteers struggling to stop waves of garbage washing ashore in Manila Bay
    14 Aug: Massive piles of swirling trash are seen crashing into the Manila Bay breakwater as debris is sent metres into the air in dramatic footage captured by student environmental activists.... more
    What's the fastest way to board an aeroplane? It's definitely not how we do it now
    14 Aug: The way we board planes — rear rows first — is mathematically almost the worst method. Here are a few ways we could get off the tarmac and into the air quicker.... more
    ABC won't be renewing the Tonightly with Tom Ballard program
    14 Aug: The broadcaster announces it will not be renewing the Tonightly with Tom Ballard comedy program, but promises to keep looking for a "fresh approach" to attract younger audiences.... more
    Mike Nahan returns fire at The West Australian as row sparks fresh disquiet among Liberal MPs
    13 Aug: The WA Opposition Leader becomes embroiled in an escalating war of words with the state's biggest media company, saying its newspaper response to his comments about the relevance of traditional media is "grossly over the top".... more
    Chapel St hit-and-run: Man arrested over fatal Melbourne collision
    13 Aug: Police have arrested a 26-year-old man over a hit-and-run which killed a Dutch cyclist in Melbourne's inner-south on the weekend.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     01 Aug: France passes new law banning smartphones, tablets and smartwatches in schools ++++++++++++++++++++++
     27 Jul: British ex-spies warn of risks dealing with Chinese telecom Huawei +++++++++++++++++++++
     18 Jul: 18 men charged with repeatedly raping 12-year-old girl in India +++++++++++++++
     30 Jul: French skier who disappeared in 1954 in Italy identified with help from social media ++++++++++++++
     23 Jul: Fact check: Could asylum seekers travelling from New Zealand obtain a visa on arrival in Australia? ++++++++++
     30 Jul: Inside Indonesia's secret school for the children of terrorism +++++++++
     30 Jul: How databases like My Health Record could help us understand how disease is inherited +++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      16 Aug: Goalkeeper subasic retires from croatia's national team (NZ Herald)
      15 Aug: Netflix film to open toronto film festival (BBCWorld)
      15 Aug: Lessons for real estate sector after colliers' agents ordered to repay $800,000 to ex-client (NZ Herald)
      15 Aug: 'big changes' for international student industry yet to sink in (
      15 Aug: Italian footballer davide capello survives 30-metre fall in genoa bridge collapse (NZ Herald)
      15 Aug: Sport: tonga's teufaiva stadium set to re-open (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Italy bridge collapse: Here's what engineers think might have gone wrong 4:36

    England cricket star Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray 22:37

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    Law and Order:
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    Cardi B's daughter keeps flipping her the bird 21:01

    Will Brexit happen on March 29 next year as scheduled? 20:47

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    Eva Longoria's son was "so alert" when he was born 19:31

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