A federal appeals court has rejected a bid to revive a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by an actress who said the entertainer raped her in 1974 and then called her a liar.
Robert Burns fellow Craig Cliff might be working on his third book, but he has no immediate plans to give up work to write, he tells Rebecca Fox.
Artist Glen Hayward has brought a childhood memory of playing in a crashed-out paddock racer to life. He talks to Rebecca Fox.
In this week's Art Seen, Robyn Maree Pickens looks at exhibitions at Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Brett McDowell Gallery, and Mint Gallery.
Fan's fears have come true. Ed Sheeran has officially broken both of his arms.
American writer George Saunders has won the Man Booker prize for his novel Lincoln in the Bardo.
Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, following reports that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress' allegation of sexual assault by disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein.
An auction of 31 artworks donated by some of Britain's most successful contemporary artists has raised close to 2 million pounds ($NZ3.7m) for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire that killed about 80 people in June.
A former MasterChef contestant has claimed one of the Australia's most prestigious awards for young chefs.
My relationship with the Dishonored series has always been one of love/ hate. I love the aesthetic they go for, semi cel shaded but also very detailed and I love the atmosphere and the story aspects.
I make little secret of the fact that racing games are my bread and butter; my one, my everything. So to say I was eagerly anticipating the release of Project CARS 2 is an understatement.
Millions of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and Facebook posts.
Singer Ed Sheeran has broken his right arm, putting his upcoming tour dates in Asia in jeopardy.
Test your wits against the Otago Daily Times quiz for Monday, October 16. Look for a fresh ODT online quiz every Monday and Friday.
This is the Moment. Nathan Brown Trio. Gut String Records CD.
True to form, Salman Rushdie's latest offering keeps you guessing.
Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen’s behaviour on an extended visit killed his friendship with Dickens, writes Vanessa Thorpe.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has expelled Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein, amid allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past 30 years.
Over a year in the making, the The Women's War exhibition has opened at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.
Elizabeth Bouman reviews Opera Otago's of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance.