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A busker sings beside a closed down shop in the city centre of Sunderland, England, Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Sunderland voted for Brexit to make itself heard, and in hope of a brighter future. Almost three years later, residents are still waiting. This city in northeast England once built ships that drove global commerce and helped Britain rule the waves. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

City that voted for Brexit is still waiting

The city's unemployment rate is well above the national average, and pockmarked and shuttered buildings with broken windows scar its landscape.

Steve Hansen and Warren Gatland enjoy a laugh after the drawn test and series.
3rd rugby union test match. New Zealand All Blacks versus the British and Irish Lions. Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand. Saturday 8 July 2017. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

Warren Gatland plays down speculation over interest in All Blacks job

Gatland says he wants to be involved in NZ rugby but Super Rugby may be a better starting point.

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Prince Harry and Meghan met with New Zealand’s High Commissioner to the UK Sir Jerry Mateparae.

Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan pay their respects to Christchurch terror attack victims in London

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex laid flowers and signed the book of condolence on behalf of the Royal Family.

Theresa May.

UK speaker stymies Theresa May's bid for third vote on Brexit deal

The speaker said the government couldn't keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same deal they have already rejected twice.

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero misses a penalty during their English FA Cup quarter final soccer match against Swansea City

Manchester City reaches FA Cup semis, United knocked out by Wolves

Manchester United has only one remaining chance for silverware after being dumped out of the FA Cup by Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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The many Kiwis there are banding together to share their nation's pain, along with locals, officials and royalty.

Christchurch attack: 'The heartache is very real' - being far from home when your city is hurting

The 1 NEWS Europe correspondent Joy Reid writes about being on the other side of the world while her home city is reeling from a terror attack.

Wales Ross Moriarty, leaps over Wales Gareth Davies, as he drives forward as Ireland's Conor Murray, looks on during the Six Nations international rugby union match between Wales and Ireland.

Proud Kiwi coach looks on as Wales wins 6 Nations Grand Slam by beating Ireland

The team gave coach Warren Gatland, who will step down after the Rugby World Cup later this year, a perfect Six Nations sendoff.

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg gestures as she attends a protest rally in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, March 1, 2019.

Swedish teen climate activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Greta Thunberg, 16, encouraged students to skip school to join protests for faster action on climate change

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson's sister dies aged 18

For 27-year-old Louis, the tragic news comes after he previously lost his mother Johannah Deakin in 2016.

'I'm surprised at how badly it's gone'- Trump sharply criticises May's handling of Brexit

He said the talks have been bungled and that the debate was dividing the country.

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The expectant Duchess of Sussex’s fashion is one to watch.

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, shows off her elegant yet attainable maternity style

While much of her wardrobe is accessible, there's one item some pregnant mums may not be willing to wear - high heels.

Luke Whitelock

Luke Whitelock spurns chance to be next All Blacks No.8, heading for France after World Cup

He will join Pau, where Ben Smith is also heading at the same time.

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1 NEWS’ Joy Reid with the latest from another dramatic day in London.

UK lawmakers vote to ask EU for Brexit delay

It's been another dramatic day in Britain's Parliament as Brexit continues to dominate.

Theresa May.

UK lawmakers to vote on delaying Brexit

EU officials warned they would only allow a delay if the country made a fundamental shift in its approach to Brexit.

Madeleine McCann's parents worried new documentary could 'hinder' finding missing daughter

"We did not see - and still do not see - how this programme will help the search for Madeleine."

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If Sky Brown makes it she’ll be Britain’s youngest ever Olympian.

Meet Sky Brown, the 10-year-old skateboarder who could be the darling of the Tokyo Olympics

Tomorrow she'll be unveiled as part of the British skateboarding team.

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The dog, named Ben, was cuddled and warmed on board before being rushed to a veterinarian.

Stranded dog winched to safety after being spotted by Scottish crew on training mission

The dog, named Ben, was cuddled and warmed on board before being rushed to a veterinarian.

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Today’s vote is on whether or not to leave the EU without a deal on March 29

Deal or no deal? British parliament faces next debate as Brexit confidence wavers

Lawmakers are again debating, a day after they overwhelmingly voted against Theresa May's proposition.

European Union suspends operations of all Boeing 737 Max aircrafts

The decision comes after European countries raise concern over recent plane crash killing 157 people.

Irish dissidents make claim in letter bomb case

Police have found only four of the five letter bombs sent to transport hubs across London, and a university in Scotland.

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UK politicians voted 391 to 242 against the latest deal.

UK Parliament strongly rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal

The British Prime Minister failed to convince lawmakers to support her divorce deal, less than three weeks before the UK is due to leave the EU.

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The High Court has sided with the IRD over a saga that dates back to 2002.

Eric Watson's Cullen Group avoided $51 million in tax, High Court confirms

The complex saga dates back to 2002, when Mr Watson moved to the UK and restructured his affairs.

Gas-powered bus explodes in huge fireball in central Stockholm

The bus was powered by natural gas, which was stored in tanks on top of its roof.

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They watched children make maple taffy and pour maple syrup onto crushed ice, before being presented with a box of baby clothes.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle try all things Canadian

They watched children make maple taffy - maple syrup poured onto crushed ice - and were then presented with a box of Canadian baby clothes.

Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane returning to Real Madrid as manager on three-year deal

Zidane is back in control at the Bernebau after Real opted to replace struggling coach Santiago Solari.

Pitch invader who sucker punched Aston Villa captain sentenced to 14 weeks jail

Paul Mitchell's lawyer said his client "cannot explain what came over him" when he assaulted Jack Grealish.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street after a cabinet meeting at in London, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Britain's Parliament is set to vote on competing Brexit plans, with Prime Minister Theresa May desperately seeking a mandate from lawmakers to help secure concessions from the European Union.

British Prime Minister under pressure to quit if Brexit deal fails

May's position will become "less and less tenable" if she suffers more defeats

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