WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 18: The national flags of Great Britain and the United States fly over a merchandise stall ahead of the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 18, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Old Allies: Americans to Get Access to Quicker Airport Lines After Brexit

Citizens from some of the UK’s closest global partners will be able to use fast-track airport entry points previously only reserved for European Union citizens, signalling that Britain is moving forward with strengthening old alliances and building new relationships post-Brexit.

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New Zealand Portal: EU Has Become the Dictatorship It Aimed to Defeat

The European Union’s purposeful bullying of the United Kingdom, and attempt to serve up the independence-seeking nation as an example to other European member states that would consider going it alone has left it becoming the kind of dictatorship it was created to prevent appearing in Europe, a New Zealand report has claimed. 

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MegaUpload Owner Kim Dotcom Loses Appeal on Extradition to US

Kim Dotcom, the owner of the file-sharing website MegaUpload, can now be extradited to the U.S. from New Zealand to face criminal copyright charges, a New Zealand appeals court has ruled. He plans to appeal to the New Zealand Supreme Court.

Australia sends asylum-seekers who try to enter the country by boat to processing facilities on Nauru and on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island, but conditions in the camps have been widely criticised

Australia: ‘Very Few Prospects’ for Refugees Living in Island Camps

Australian Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton sees an uncertain future for many of the 1,305 refugees currently warehoused in Papua New Guinea and the island of Nauru. “We continue to talk to third countries, but let me tell you, there are very few prospects, if any, on the horizon,” he said on Monday.

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Man Becomes ‘Japanese Monkey Spirit’ in Board Game Thanks to Wikipedia Hoax

Kickstarter-funded tabletop game Rising Sun by CMON Limited included a supposed monkey spirit from Japanese folklore named “Kotahi” as a backer-exclusive “stretch goal” piece. A year later, as the game began arriving to backers, it was learned that the “Kotahi” was actually a Wikipedia hoax named after a New Zealand teen.

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Kim Dotcom Wins Settlement from New Zealand Police for 2012 Raid

Kim Dotcom, the founder of the now defunct file-sharing site Megaupload, has won an undisclosed settlement from the New Zealand police over their dawn raid on his house in 2012 which saw him arrested as part of an FBI investigation into his websites.