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Milton house seized in drug bust

Milton house seized in drug bust

Police have seized a house in Milton they described as a 'drug-dealing den' and two people face drug charges following operations yesterday and today.

Brain scans show how LSD mimics mind of a baby

Brain scans show how LSD mimics mind of a baby

Scientists have for the first time scanned the brains of people using LSD and found the psychedelic drug frees the brain to become less compartmentalised and more like the mind of a baby.

Serious crash north of Auckland

Serious crash north of Auckland

Two people have been injured, one seriously, after a three-car crash north of Auckland this morning.

Belgians seize suspects in Paris, Brussels attacks

Belgians seize suspects in Paris, Brussels attacks

Mohamed Abrini, wanted for November's Islamic State attacks in Paris, was among five people arrested in Brussels, Belgian prosecutors says, adding that he was also involved tied to last month's Brussels bombings.

Motorsport: Hamilton smashes record to grab Bahrain pole

Motorsport: Hamilton smashes record to grab Bahrain pole

Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton smashed the Bahrain circuit lap record to take pole position ahead of Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg for Sunday's grand prix.

Quake rattles Vanuatu

Quake rattles Vanuatu

Kiwis living in Vanuatu have described feeling a "strong but not severe" earthquake - but say there is no immediate reports of injury or damage.

Feathers fly on International Pillow Fight Day

Feathers fly on International Pillow Fight Day

Feathers flew in dozens of cities around the world as tens of thousands donned their PJs and grabbed their favourite pillow to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day.

Train, car collide in Canterbury

Train, car collide in Canterbury

One person is in serious condition after a car and train collided in north Canterbury last night.

Paris attacks: Fugitive arrested in Belgium

Paris attacks: Fugitive arrested in Belgium

The most-wanted fugitive from November's Paris attacks has been arrested after a shootout with police in Brussels.

Serious crash in Southland

Serious crash in Southland

A man is in hospital with serious head injuries after a crash in Southland early this morning.