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Superman to battle Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel

Superman to battle Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel

A sequel to last month's hit "Superman" film "Man of Steel" is not only in the works, but will feature two of DC Comic's best-known caped crusaders - Superman and Batman - facing off against each other.

Missing boy found in Luggate

Missing boy found in Luggate

An 11-year-old autistic boy who went missing in Luggate yesterday afternoon has been found.

Kurd militants give Turkey 'final warning' on peace deal

Kurd militants give Turkey 'final warning' on peace deal

Kurdish militants issued what they said was a "final warning" to Turkey to take concrete steps to advance a peace process aimed at ending a three-decade insurgency, or be responsible for it grinding to a halt.

Doctor censured after woman scarred by beauty treatment

Doctor censured after woman scarred by beauty treatment

A doctor who left a patient with large growths on her face and too scared to socialise after being injected with an unapproved drug has been fined $8000 and told his work will be scrutinised for two years.

Aparima Tavern damaged in fire

Aparima Tavern damaged in fire

The Aparima Tavern in Riverton, Southland, was extensively damaged by fire late this afternoon.

Video: Dunedin v Varsity in semifinal face-off

Video: Dunedin v Varsity in semifinal face-off

ODT rugby columnist Paul Dwyer talks to Dunedin captain Sam Anderson-Heather and Varsity captain Paul Grant ahead of their semifinal clash this weekend, and catches up on the Otago squad.

NZer claims he was tortured in China

NZer claims he was tortured in China

A Chinese New Zealander who entered China illegally to see his elderly parents claims he was detained, chained and tortured for five days before being deported to Auckland.

Milford tunnel plan rejected

Milford tunnel plan rejected

Plans for a controversial tunnel between Queenstown and Milford Sound have been rejected by Conservation Minister Nick Smith.

Dixon found not guilty

Dixon found not guilty

Queenstown bouncer Jonathan Dixon has been found not guilty of two charges arising from an incident last year, in which a man cracked his head on the concrete floor of a nightclub in the resort.

Video: Matt Smith's two minute tips

Video: Matt Smith's two minute tips

ODT racing writer Matt Smith previews the weekend's racing action.