Friday, February 27th, 2015
Jihadi John appears in an Islamic State video.

Identity of 'Jihadi John' revealed

'Jihadi John', the masked ISIS militant allegedly responsible for beheading Western hostages, has been named by media.

The stink bug has arrived in NZ

Labour says a bug that's even more dangerous than the Queensland fruit fly has arrived. 02:33 pm

Healthy pay rises of MPs may be a thing of the past as MPs call the remuneration system broken. 11:45 am

NZ First leader Winston Peters is standing in the Northland by-election and says he's confident… 03:43 pm

A nurse has admitted killing 30 hospital patients in a 'thrill-seeking life and death game'. 08:22 am

Hong Kong woman faces up to seven years' prison for maid abuse

Hong Kong woman faces up to seven years' prison for maid abuse

Hong Kong (AFP) - The lawyer for a Hong Kong woman found guilty of beating and starving her Indonesian maid and keeping her prisoner said she was "not a… 54 minutes ago

Qantas gets outlook upgrade from Moody's

Qantas gets outlook upgrade from Moody's

Qantas has received a more favourable outlook from credit ratings agency Moody's after the airline delivered its best half year result in four years. February 27, 2015, 12:52 pm

Alibaba's online payment firm Ant Financial eyes 2017 IPO: state media

Alibaba's online payment firm Ant Financial eyes 2017 IPO: state media

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ant Financial Services Group, Alibaba's affiliate which runs online payment platform Alipay, is seeking to raise up to $4 billion in a… 18 minutes ago

Sochi Olympics made $53 mln profit: IOC

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - The 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia's Sochi made an operating profit of more than $53 million, the International Olympic Committee…February 27, 2015, 6:41 pm

Kim Kardashian West celebrates 27m followers with sexy selfie

Kim Kardashian West celebrates 27m followers with sexy selfie

Kim Kardashian West celebrated hitting 27 million Instagram followers by sharing a sexy selfie. February 27, 2015, 3:00 pm

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