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New Zealand. Husband of Christchurch massacre victim says he 'still loves' gunman The man accused of murdering 51 people in two Christchurch mosques has entered shock guilty pleas.

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Christchurch massacre commemorated one year on Federal parliamentarians from both sides of the political divide have marked the first anniversary of the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand with messages of hope to stamp out such hate attacks.

Christchurch remembrance service cancelled due to coronavirus New Zealand's Remembrance Service marking the first anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attacks has been cancelled due to coronavirus.

Terror threat at Christchurch mosque ahead of shooting anniversary Worshippers at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch were photographed in an apparent terror threat, two weeks before the first anniversary of the March 15 attack in which 51 worshippers were gunned down. Hero NZ cops who arrested alleged Christchurch mass murderer finally named The two hero cops who carried out the dramatic arrest of a man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch earlier this year can be named for the first time.

Christchurch mosque shootings accused abandons court bid Alleged mosque mass shooter Brenton Tarrant has withdrawn his application to move his trial from Christchurch. White supremacist graffiti sprayed on Brisbane mosque Swastikas, 'SS' symbols and a dedication to the accused Christchurch shooting terrorist were scrawled on the walls of the Holland Park Mosque.

Eight rogue websites blocked for extreme terror content Eight rogue websites showing graphic video of the Christchurch terror attacks or manifesto of the accused gunman will be blocked under new orders given to Australian internet service providers.

Dozens charged with possessing Christchurch massacre video Dozens of Kiwis have been charged by police for holding the now-banned footage of the March shooting.

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Court drops ban on showing images of alleged Christchurch gunman A ban on New Zealand media showing the face of the Australian man arrested over the Christchurch mosque shootings has been dropped. Alleged Christchurch mosque shooter charged with terrorism The accused Christchurch mosque shooter will face an unprecedented count of engaging in a terrorist act when he returns to court on June Facebook live stream crackdown after Christchurch terror attack Calls for world leaders and technology companies to crack down on terror material being shared to social media are being raised at a global summit in Paris.

Shooting victim dies 50 days after Christchurch massacre A Turkish citizen who was wounded during deadly attacks at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister says, raising the death toll from the shooting to IS claims responsibility for bombings Sri Lankan authorities have blamed the attacks that killed at least and injured hundreds more on a little-known extremist group called National Towheed Jamaar.

New Zealand passes gun law after Christchurch massacre "We are ultimately here because 50 people died and they do not have a voice," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in Parliament today. Accused NZ shooter to have mental health tested The Australian man arrested over a terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand will have his mental fitness to stand trial tested.Sat 16 Mar As night falls in New Zealand we will now be wrapping up the live-blog for today.

Thanks for following. As the nation reeled following the attack on two mosques in the South Island city of ChristchurchNew Zealand attorney general David Parker said that the weapons would be outlawed.

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Australian Brendon Tarrant,28, appeared in court on Saturday charged with one count of murder in relation to the massacre and has been remanded in custody until 5 April.

He is expected to face more charges. The wife of missing Palestinian heart doctor Amjad Hamid, who was at the mosque when the shootings happened, has told the New Zealand Herald she believes her husband is dead. She said they had emigrated to Christchurch 23 years ago. Updated at 6. A police spokeswoman confirmed the lockdown had ended just after 6. Syrian Solidarity New Zealand spokesman Ali Akil said that Syrian refugee Khaled Mustafa, who had arrived in New Zealand with his family just a few months ago, was amongst those killed while praying at the Deans Ave mosque in Christchurch on Friday with his two sons, one of whom is injured and the other missing.

The chief of surgery for the Christchurch District Health Board, Greg Robertson, said that seven people who had been treated for injuries at Christchurch hospital have been discharged. Of the 39 people still receiving treatment for gunshot wounds, 11 are in still in Intensive Care. In response to the Christchurch attacks, the Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, accused western governments of encouraging Islamophobia on Friday.

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Updated at 5. An Australian senator who blamed the New Zealand terror attack on Muslim immigration has been pelted with an egg in Melbourne. Senator Fraser Anning was halfway through a press conference when a teenager threw an egg at him. Reportedly, the senator responded by hitting the boy on the head. The teenager was then tackled to the ground by the police and then led away.

Someone has just slapped an egg on the back of Australian Senator Fraser Anning's head, who immediately turned around and punched him in the face. Senator Fraser Anning has just been egged while speaking to the media in Melbourne.

The young man who did it was led away by police abcnews pic. The Saudi-owned satellite news channel Al-Arabiya is reporting one of two citizens of the kingdom wounded in the New Zealand mosque attack has died. The channel, citing his family, said Mohsen al-Muzaini had succumbed to the wounds he suffered in the shooting Friday.

Sayyad Milne, a student at Cashmere High School, had been at the mosque with his mother and friends, as he was every Friday. Just by being here, it is helping. A brave little soldier. Key events Show 4. Live feed Show. Facebook Twitter. No application for bail was made and he is due to appear in court again on 5 April. New Zealanders have rallied around the Muslim community as heartbreaking details continued to emerge about those killed and injured. Daoud Nabi, a native of Afghanistan; Syrian refugee Khaled Mustafa; and four-year-old Abdullahi Dirie, who was at the mosque with his father and four siblings, are all said to be among the dead, as well as a year-old boy who was among the injured but later died in hospital, according to his father.

Attorney general David Parker has reportedly told an Auckland rally the government will move to ban semi-automatic weapons.We grieve with you and the Muslim community.

All of us must stand against hatred in all its forms," he tweeted. It is a horrifying assault on a way of life that embodies decency, community, and friendship. Forty-nine innocent people have so senselessly died, with so many more seriously injured. The U. God bless all! This is a very real tragedy with real victims and we strongly encourage people to not share or view the video.

Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer said his officers are ready to help New Zealand. Prince Philip and I send our condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives," she said. Our hearts go out to all those affected by this horrible event. No one will be unaffected. We will all need to pull together and support each other through the coming days and weeks as we come to terms with the immense loss that our city has experienced. Three others have been arrested and two had firearms on them.

Police are still working to establish their connection to the suspect charged with murder. Previously it was thought two Improvised Explosive Devices had been found on two vehicles, but Bush has now confirmed it was two IEDs on one vehicle. One has been disabled and police were in the process of disabling another.

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I have family in Christchurch and I am devastated for them. It's believed bomb disposal units carried out controlled detonations. These are people who I would describe as having extremist views that absolutely no place in New Zealand and no place in the world.

Ardern said she could not rule out that there could be more suspects. New Zealand's national security threat level has been lifted from low to high. Christchurch was the home of these victims. For many, this may not have been the place they were born.

We urge Kiwis to stand together in unity. It is the same type of rifle used in the Las Vegas shootings two years ago and at Sandy Hook. Tonight, and for the rest of the weekend, the Sky Tower's lights will be turned off, to acknowledge the pain felt across New Zealand at this time.England, United Kingdom. The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covidwas first confirmed in the UK at the end of January. Health bosses say an increase in attacks on staff, including frontline paramedics, will not be tolerated. A Stroud man was jailed for 20 weeks earlier in April for coughing in a paramedic's face and a woman from Kingswood is due in court later in the month charged with assaulting a paramedic. Jennifer Winslade, SWASFT executive director of quality and clinical care, said in March there had been a "significant" increase in aggressive behaviour towards paramedics and other staff.

She said: "Our ambulance crews and control room staff are working tirelessly on the front line to keep people safe during the COVID pandemic. I am so proud of them all. The ambulance service is encouraging people to support a new social media campaign by sharing supportive messages with the hashtag Unacceptable.

Andrew Segal. BBC South West. Base locations for urgent dental care services across the greater South West have been revealed by health bosses. All routine dental care has stopped after England's chief dental officer told practices at the end of March told to stop all routine treatment "until otherwise advised". The UDCs are designed to provide care for people with urgent and emergency dental problems, after a referral from their local practice. They are meant to offer treatment to patients with symptoms that include:.

Health bosses said that the precise locations was not being publicised "as hubs are accessible by referral only; drop-ins are not permitted". UDCs are also meant to accommodate patients both with and without Covid symptoms. Some hospitals are offering emergency walks-ins for dental patients, which means some treatment is still available. The NHS also says that some surgeries will offer appointments at short notice. Jenny Walrond. The latest figures show the UK death toll has passed 12, Plans for firefighters in Cornwall to drive ambulances in the South West are taking a step forward, while their colleagues in Devon and Somerset have already started.

Staff from the counties' fire and rescue services have been undertaking training sessions in Devon to help the NHS service deal with the very high workload it is experiencing, with 20 firefighters trained in the first wave. They started on Monday and are being crewed by both full-time and on-call firefighters trained in blue-light driving, accompanied by the South Western Ambulance's own medics.

Devon and Somerset Chief Fire Officer Lee Howell said they were happy to help colleagues at the ambulance service when they needed it most. It is about using blue-light drivers to take the pressure off of ambulance drivers at this moment in time. The medical aspects of the response will be very much delivered by the ambulance trust. In Devon and Somerset, ambulances will also be based at some fire stations, including Bideford, Exeter, Torquay and Taunton.Christchurch News.

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Virgin Australia gets a lifeline, but will it be enough?Immigration New Zealand has turned down thousands of potential applicants hoping to cross the border during lockdown. Garlic Kievs containing wheat glutensoy and milk accidentally mixed in with Golden Crumbed goodies. Clues to the whereabouts of Jason Cambourn are drying up as the search for the missing Wellington man nears one month.

Just a day after passing a vehicle compliance inspection, this SUV lost a wheel while on the road. A routine traffic stop allegedly uncovered bagged ounces of cannabis and four pounds of bud.

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Big waves on Wednesday destroyed the Owhiro Stream footbridge, tore up several sections of footpath, and caused minor damage to several homes. British blunder forces NZ rethink on coronavirus blood-testing kit effectiveness. The appalling incident is the second spitting attack on Auckland Transport staff in week. GSK and Sanofi have put competition aside to team up to find a Covid vaccine - and are pledging not to profit from anything they develop, at least in the short term.

Some students going to school under level 3 may still do their learning online. Testing stations have been set up at a supermarket car parks in a bid to find out if there's community transmission. Dunedin stadium operator has been financially 'devastated' by crisis and 50 per cent of employees have been let go. Egmont St Eatery says it was blindsided by murky Government advice. Here's why. Human rights watchdog says prison authority should revise its ban. Thousands of Kiwis stranded overseas are now set to get access to their benefits until October.

City council staff working from home can keep "highly productive at any alert level", and there are no plans yet requiring them to take leave or pay reductions. Just eight new coronavirus cases recorded in the past day - but two more people have died, the Health Ministry says.

Complex scenarios for restarting schools and ECE mean policy is not yet final, but here's what we know so far. Educators, nurses, and hospitality, forestry and construction leaders explain alert level 3's potential impact.

Revenue from international students has dried up and it could force a major re-think on how universities are funded. We can all play a part in honouring that legacy.

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A property manager flew to Melbourne to stay with a friend for a fortnight. Unable to catch a flight home before the New Zealand border closed, he's still there. MP says the message he sent to a scammer who used his photos to dupe people is not fit to print. He faces charges of slavery and human trafficking, but told a jury he is all about love, not money. Family in Samoa always expect money, says chief facing slavery charges.

Up to 20 residents from an Auckland rest home linked to a Covid cluster are being transferred to hospital. Those returning to Fiji have to be quarantined for 28 days. Home to one of the first community transmission cases, Wairarapa is the country's first coronavirus free district. Hamilton council CEO Richard Briggs earlier said he wouldn't follow the PM's lead on a 20 per cent pay cut, but has now changed his mind. Rider fled police, nearly hitting an oncoming car, before riding on footpaths and into a nearby park.

Man in his 90s is the first to die from a virus chain that spread from a St Patrick's Day gathering at a Matamata bar. A seriously injured driver has been trapped in the wreckage after their car collided with another vehicle near Paihia in the Bay of Islands. Dams are drying up and farmers are running out of feed due to a drought called the worst in decades.Here's why. The PM's counsel told the court the lockdown doesn't go far enough to be considered a detention.

Wellington eatery says it was blindsided by murky Government advice. Government says a decision on exiting lockdown hasn't been made - but level 3 life won't be markedly different. Up to 20 residents from an Auckland rest home linked to a Covid cluster are being transferred to hospital. Immigration New Zealand has turned down thousands of potential applicants hoping to cross the border during lockdown.

Clues to the whereabouts of Jason Cambourn are drying up as the search for the missing Wellington man nears one month. Garlic Kievs containing wheat glutensoy and milk accidentally mixed in with Golden Crumbed goodies. After a record-breaking dip, pollutants associated with vehicle exhaust rose in the capital during the third week of lockdown. It's time for hard conversations for coastal residents, Wellington councillor warns.

No cars, no planes, no cruises have transformed the country's carbon output to festive lows. The workers' union says the construction industry is ready to "ramp up" when the lockdown lifts. More than 70pc of the private sector workforce may be being paid with government help.

We all need a bit of a distraction right now, so here's a quick quiz on ancient history. Once we move to level 3, we'll be allowed some travel around the country - but under strict conditions. How's this for an emergency landing on a busy Canadian road?

We are likely to face higher tax bills as country recovers from Covid spending. It started with Louis Pasteur and a syringe full of little soldiers. Builder Grant Lemon has finally found justice years after he was ripped off by a Mitre 10 franchise. The Beehive theaterette is where prime ministers and the press gallery face each other when there is a crisis; now the public has been invited in it may never be the same. Nearly a dozen Pacific fisheries observers have died while on board foreign flagged fishing boats in recent years.

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