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Published: Sat 19 Jun 1999 06:15 PM
1. SURGEON SUSPENDED: Ascot Hospital surgeon replaces wrong hip in publicly funded operation. The surgeon has been suspended pending a review. Patient has coped extraordinarily well and is going to have his other one replaced too. Patient has asked for same surgeon.
2. RAPE: Rape victim told DNA evidence in early trial was wrong. Howse was sentenced to
3. BOAT SEARCH: Air force Orion returns from search for Chinese boat people believed to be en-route to NZ from Solomon Islands. Orion searches in Southern Ocean as well for a missing yacht.
4. DUNEDIN: Dunedin car crashes caused by morning frost and ice.
5. KOSOVO: US and Russia have come to an agreement on K-For command in Kosovo. 3600 Russian Troops will take orders from Russ
6. KOSOVO: British Tanks rolling north towards Serbia. Serbian forces met in village with joyful Kosovars. Serbs shot. Bodies and fresh graves are everywhere. Increasing evidence of ethnic cleansing. Population coming to terms with the killing fields of Kosovo.
7. PROTEST: Protest in London brings business centre to a standstill. Protestors angry with the financial system.
8. ROYAL WEDDING: Most informal royal wedding ever. Guests asked not to where hats.
9. EINSTEIN: Einstein's brain was extraordinary say scientists. Brain bigger lighter and without a groove.
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