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Boozing teens force law rethink

The Prime Minister has ordered laws governing the sale of alcohol to be reviewed amid rising public concern at "binge" drinking by under-age teenagers. Helen Clark wants the Ministry of Justice to look at enforcement measures and retailers' compliance...

Chile's Pinochet unfit for trial, court says

SANTIAGO, Chile - Chile's Augusto Pinochet has been declared mentally unfit to stand trial for death squad killings shortly after his 1973...

Grade boosting claim 'a reality'

Academics have backed a claim by a university professor that students' grades are being bumped up to maintain numbers.

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Boy, 12, named as sexual abuser of Lillybing

Lawsuit damaging for job prospects says Crown

Air NZ pilot gets $100,000 over 'too old to fly' claim

Identity of cars switched, court hears

Former officer on sex charges

Back to days of numbered movie seats

Council shells out $6.2m more for classy collection

McClay in bid for woman's pardon

World News

Police to probe suspect's sex story

Militant first in fresh wave of suicide bombers in Middle East

Bradford calm after more riots

Petrol bombs thrown after Northern Ireland parade

Business without 'royalties' for royal family

Cabinet turmoil over Croatian Government handover

Business News

Creditors of Yippee brandish sale deal

Trademark duo on the ball

Montana offer to be scrutinised on Thursday

NZ transmits power market ideas

Electricity users point to market risk

Government to unveil cost-cutting plan

Dialogue: Multinationals must be held to account

IT News

Gloves off as big two get mobile

Real-time scrap for control of struggling giant

Welsh court NZ high-tech firms with cash carrot

Wooing youth with rugby and music

Peter Sinclair: Much ado about not a lot, really

HP, Dell join forces in DVD war

Esolutions sets out new direction after ASP stalls

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