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    Electric car sounds mean we'll lose the 'purr' of engines — but what will we get instead?
     16 December 2018
    A handful of sound designers are already composing what electric cars will sound like — for drivers and for pedestrians who might not hear them coming.
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    World's longest bridge further blurs lines between China and Hong Kong
    16 Dec: The world's longest sea-crossing bridge in China is hailed as a feat of human ingenuity, but some worry it may bring more than just tourists.... more
    Disney is no longer just that thing from your childhood. It is a cultural powerhouse
    16 Dec: Disney is having a major cultural moment, driven by shrewd deal-making, clever marketing and our thirst for spin-offs and nostalgia.... more
    British PM Theresa May confronts Jean-Claude Juncker over 'nebulous' comments
    16 Dec: Theresa May appears to have a run-in on camera with the President of the European Commission after she mistakenly thought he had called her "nebulous", but later dismisses the confrontation as a "robust discussion".... more
    Detained Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor face 'nightmare' interrogation in China
    16 Dec: Two Canadians detained on December 10 face a tense period of interrogation, a former ambassador to the country says, with experts claiming they have been taken "hostage" by Beijing in retaliation to the arrest of a key Huawei executive.... more
    Donald Trump picks Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff
    15 Dec: US President Donald Trump picks budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the job.... more
    4,000-year-old board game discovered in floor of shelter used by Bronze Age cattle herders
    15 Dec: Thought to be an ancient version of backgammon, the game acted as a "social lubricant" for nomads.... more
    Google, British media name suspect in Grace Millane case despite suppression order
    14 Dec: New Zealand's Justice Minister says Google could face prosecution for naming the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane in a mass email.... more
    Kim Jong-un 'unification nuclear bomb' facial masks slammed in South Korea
    14 Dec: A cosmetics and fashion company in South Korea comes under fire for marketing a special series of "unification nuclear bomb" facial masks, modelled on North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's face.... more
    The reality of Brexit in one chart: why the UK needs a second referendum
    14 Dec: This week has been a busy and confusing one for UK politics. How did we get here? This chart shows the answer and shows why a second referendum should be on the cards, writes Lucia Osborne-Crowley.... more

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     International NewsLinks
      16 Dec: Women fighting back against 'tough guy' rulers - amnesty international (RadioNZ)
      16 Dec: Kate iselin: the end to violence against sex workers can't come soon enough (NZ Herald)
      16 Dec: International media laud 'nasty' joseph parker for controversial ko of alexander flores (Stuff.co.nz)
      16 Dec: The latest: brazil causes roadblocks at un climate talks (NZ Herald)
      15 Dec: John folau joins brother israel at waratahs for super rugby in 2019 (Stuff.co.nz)
      15 Dec: Conference runs late in pursuit of a climate change rulebook (RadioNZ)
      15 Dec: German skier to be stripped of win for using oxygen mask (Stuff.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    Christchurch:
    An elderly woman who was hit by a car near Christchurch this morning, has died 12:07

    Law and Order:
    A man has been attacked by a shark, at Matauri Bay in the Far North 11:57

    Business:
    Businesses are under threat in Invercargill, where a fire bug is at work 11:36

    Motoring:
    Electric car sounds mean we'll lose the 'purr' of engines — but what will we get instead? 11:16

    Boxing:
    Joseph Parker denies he's a dirty boxer 11:06

    Rugby:
    Kiwi Craig Ross has lost his first round match at the World Darts Championships in London 10:26

    Tennis:
    Former world number three and four time champion David Ferrer has been handed a main draw wildcard for next month's ASB tennis Classic in Auckland 10:06

    International:
    World's longest bridge further blurs lines between China and Hong Kong 10:06

    Rugby League:
    Low blow Joe 9:46

    Law and Order:
    The mother of a boy killed by a drunk driver in a hit and run crash, wants a longer sentence for the culprit 9:26

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