I bought the Gap sweater that went viral. Then I started asking questions

Illustration by Benjamin MacDonald/The Globe and Mail The text landed late on a weeknight. “Is this the sweater?” my friend Dakshana asked. The sweater in question – worn by a friend of ours on Instagram – wasn’t a particularly flashy one. It was a navy-and-white striped turtleneck with a boxy, oversized fit. The only distinguishing … Read more

Lauren Sánchez opens up about life with ‘goofy’ partner Jeff Bezos: ‘We’re together all the time’

“We’re together all the time,” Lauren Sánchez says of partner Jeff Bezos. Photo / Getty Images Lauren Sánchez is revealing the intricacies of her life with Jeff Bezos — not excluding the multi-billionaire’s “goofy” side. In what is her first solo interview since she and the Amazon Founder went public with their relationship in 2019, … Read more

Rugby: Carlos Spencer’s teenage son Payton among new All Blacks Sevens signings

Payton Spencer in action for the New Zealand Schools side. Photo / Photosport All Blacks great Carlos Spencer’s teenage son is among three new additions to the New Zealand Sevens side. Hamilton Boys’ High School’s Payton Spencer, Kelston Boys’ High School’s Xavier Tito-Harris and recent New Zealand debutant Tepaea Cook-Savage have signed two-year deals with … Read more

Alberta pension manager AIMCo strikes deal with PSP after hiring away top executive

Condos dominate the skyline in Calgary’s downtown Eau Claire neighborhood on Oct 10, 2022.Glenn Lowson/The Globe and Mail Alberta Investment Management Corp. has struck an agreement with Ottawa’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board to jointly fund private loans to companies, after AIMCo hired away one of PSP’s top executives. Alberta’s government-owned asset manager has hired … Read more

Former trampoline park owner fought the law and won – with a little help from Suits

Mother-of-five Gillian Bearman picked up some tips for cross-examining witnesses from watching the TV series Suits, (background). Photo / NZME Heading to court is challenging enough without taking it on alone. The cost of a lawyer was out of reach for one 40-year-old mother-of-five. So, inspired by what she’d seen on the TV series Suits, … Read more

Cricket: Tim Southee pinpoints why the Black Caps couldn’t beat Pakistan

It was a frustrating 10 days of test cricket for new Black Caps captain Tim Southee. Photo / Photosport After 10 days of toil under the Karachi sun against a Pakistan side they had the better of for long periods, the Black Caps have been left with two drawn tests and a captain praising one … Read more

Football World Cup 2022: Live updates – Argentina v Croatia, semi-final

Argentina’s Lionel Messi, left, and Argentina’s Julian Alvarez celebrate after scoring during the World Cup semifinal against Croatia. Photo / AP Live updates of the World Cup semifinal between Argentina and Croatia. Which side will book a spot in the final? Tears are flowing from football’s biggest superstars as they make emotional exits from what … Read more

More women come forward with ‘nightmare’ birth experiences

Police crackdown on gangs extended, Three Waters entrenchment warnings were made & rare protests sweep China in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video / NZ Herald More women have come forward with “nightmare” birth experiences after a first-time mum revealed she was forced to have her baby on the side of the road. One … Read more

Jerrim Toms inquest: Eagle footage shows moment police shot Auckland man

An Eagle helicopter was involved in the pursuit of Jerrim Toms. Photo / NZME After Jerrim Marshall Toms was shot in the chest, he turned and ran, moving quickly across an Auckland highway before collapsing on the side of the road. Advancing police officers followed, still pointing their guns at his fallen body. Toms died … Read more

Baby born on the side of the road, hit head after hospital told mother to go home

A first-time mum is traumatized after she was forced to give birth to her baby on the side of a busy road. Photo / Sylvie Whinray A first-time mum is traumatized after she was forced to give birth to her baby on the side of a busy road and he hit his head as he … Read more