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SCOTT WATSON TRIAL: The Dominion leads today with a report that Scott Watson admitted killing Olivia Hope and Ben Smart to two fellow prisoners while awaiting trial, and demonstrated on one of them haw he strangled Olivia, the High Court at Wellington was told yesterday.

WINEBOX: The front-page photo story is headed “we won” weeps Peters. Winston Peters is pictured dabbing his eyes and the report says that a weeping Winston Peters said yesterday he had been fully vindicated after a High Court ruling that key findings in the Winebox tax inquiry were invalid.

Also on the front page:

- CORPSE ANGER: a report that a funeral director who was embalming a woman when she started “gushing blood” is suing the doctor who pronounced her dead;

- HAIR EATING FATAL: a report that a British teenager has died from eating her own hair;

- TURKISH QUAKE: a report that millions of Turks, worried by warnings of a possible new disaster, camped out under the stars overnight while the death toll in Turkey’s worst earthquake in 59 years rose beyond 8700;

- GREEN RACE FOR COROMANDEL: a report that the Green Party will be fighting to stay on the political landscape in the November election – the report says the Dominion will profile the Coromandel seat on Monday.

Inside Headlines:

- Key Winebox findings invalid;
- Verdict puts Peters in line for queenmaker status;
- Four IRD managers breached code – Birch;
- Clark criticised over appointments;
- Bill’s delay avoids fishing industrty face-off with Government;
- Problems seen in “big bang” IT plans;

CHEESE: The editorial comments on the funny side of cheese.

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