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TV1 6pm News

1. DIET PILL SCARE - Thousands of New Zealanders are caught up in a health scare about two diet drugs that were withdrawn from the market two years ago. There is a fear they may have caused heart problems in those who used them for more than a few months

2. FREE TRADE DEBATE - The Government's commitment to free trade is under attack tonight from the Auckland Chamber of Commerce head. He says the Government has gone to far and their should be a return to the middle of the road. The criticism comes as NZ farmers face tariffs being placed on lamb in the USA.

3. KOSOVO - Waves of refugees are moving in an out of Kosovo tonight. Serbs leave Albanians return.

4. KOSOVO Kosovo has become the most dangerous place on earth for landmines.

5. KOSOVO - Russia asks questions about the KLA - Serb withdrawal on schedule - More horror stories of massacres and ethnic cleansing.

6. FIRE DANGER - Another warning about the dangers of kids, cars and fires after a three-year old girl died and a toddler was badly burned after playing with matches in a car.

7. SLIP - A huge slip blocked Highway one North of Wellington, there was no alternative route for heavy traffic who were stuck there for most of the day.

8. WORLD CUP - New Zealand lost to Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup Semi Final amidst jubilant throngs of Pakastani supporters.

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