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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Satellites show melting ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland have contributed to 14 mm sea level rise in 16 years
     1 May 2020
    NASA satellites bearing advanced laser technology have recorded the most accurate picture of large scale ice sheet melting in Greenland and Antarctica to date, showing they've contributed to 14 millimetres of sea level rise in 16 years.
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    Our Sun is the sluggish 'Big Lebowski' of middle-aged stars like itself
    1 May: Our Sun might look fierce, but it's surprisingly sluggish compared to other middle-age stars of its ilk, astronomers have found.... more
    Coronavirus fundraising hero Captain Tom Moore becomes honorary colonel for 100th birthday
    1 May: The World War II veteran is praised by some of the biggest names in the United Kingdom, and treated to a special flyover from the Royal Air Force... more
    COVIDSafe coronavirus contact-tracing app faces software bugs and lingering iPhone issues
    1 May: Millions of Australians have reportedly downloaded COVIDSafe, but questions remain about the contact tracing app's performance on iPhone and other software bugs.... more
    Misleading vaccine news, COVID-19 text scam and Dr Phil gets his numbers wrong
    1 May: In this issue of CoronaCheck: as trials for a new vaccine for novel coronavirus began in the UK, misinformation began to spread about the death of an early participant.... more
    Boris Johnson declares UK 'past the peak' as another 647 die from coronavirus
    1 May: But the British Prime Minster urges Britons to hold firm during its strict lockdown and not "risk a second spike" of the deadly virus.... more
    Shipbuilder receives $350 million lifeline to construct six new patrol boats during COVID-19
    1 May: Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has announced shipbuilder Austal will construct six new Cape Class vessels for the Royal Australian Navy in her home state of Western Australia.... more
    Coronavirus could wreak havoc on poor communities like South Sudan, new report says
    1 May: With hospitals in low-income countries already having limited or no personal protective equipment, COVID-19 could be far more lethal for those in the developing world, a new report says.... more
    US economy suffers worst slump since GFC due to coronavirus, but share markets rally on Fed
    30 Apr: The ASX joins a global rally after the Federal Reserve says it will "aggressively" use its "full range of tools" to aid the recovery, as the US economy records its worst slump since the global financial crisis.... more
    From the burbs to the bush, animals are reclaiming and exploring the world during coronavirus
    30 Apr: Whether they're in the wild, the zoo or your neighbourhood, animals have been making the most of a period spent with fewer interruptions from the human race.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     01 May: COVIDSafe coronavirus contact-tracing app faces software bugs and lingering iPhone issues ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     12 May: The battle for West Papuan independence from Indonesia has intensified with deadly results +++++++++++++++
     06 May: Scott Morrison says Australia is doing better on COVID-19 than New Zealand despite a less extreme lockdown. Is he correct? ++++++++++
     15 May: AFL restart plans after coronavirus shutdown complicated by state governments, not Victorian parochialism +++++++++
     14 May: How has Vietnam, a developing nation in South-East Asia, done so well to combat coronavirus? ++++++++
     26 Apr: The fagus, Australia's only native winter deciduous tree, is turning its stunning autumn colours. What's behind that gorgeous display? ++++++++
     19 May: Belgium appears to have the highest coronavirus mortality rate in the world. Here's why ++++++++

     International NewsLinks
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      25 May: How coronavirus will change cricket as we know it forever (NZ Herald)
      25 May: Mobil oil ask for five year extension on move to cleaner shipping fuel (
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      25 May: Australian tourism minister wants transtasman bubble with certain states (NZ Herald)
      24 May: Auckland international college tops crimson nz school rankings (NZ Herald)
      24 May: Rugby: anzac rugby side proposed by rugby australia (NZ Herald)
      24 May: Rally new zealand to be cancelled (RadioNZ)
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    The professional playing days of former Crusaders and All Blacks halfback Andy Ellis could be drawing to a close More...

    Air New Zealand has confirmed it will maintain a limited international network until the end of August More...

     Today's News

    Who is Dominic Cummings and why won't Boris Johnson sack him for flouting UK coronavirus lockdown rules 19:27

    Air New Zealand has confirmed it will maintain a limited international network until the end of August 18:57

    One person has been seriously injured after a vehicle crashed into a tree on Auckland's Great South Road - near Otahuhu 18:37

    Health & Safety:
    A telling off for a GP who sent a man home without examination ... only for him to die two days later 18:07

    A u-turn from one of the National Party's senior politicians 17:47

    Health & Safety:
    A self-employed midwife, a DHB and a paediatric registrar have been reprimanded over the care of a woman in labour - and of her newborn 17:27

    Law and Order:
    Christchurch police are trying to find Aranui man, William Schraa 16:57

    Prince William says parenthood brought back 'traumatic' memories of the death of his mother Diana 16:37

    Law and Order:
    A man accused of murdering a baby during the lockdown has appeared in the Manukau District Court 16:17

    MBIE's given nearly half-a-million-dollars to an Auckland start-up to develop a Covid-19 vaccine 15:47

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