Labour leader Jacinda Ardern won't reveal how she would vote in the upcoming referendum to legalise cannabis for recreational use.
The administration of President Donald Trump is considering a measure to block US citizens and permanent residents from returning home if they are suspected of being infected with Covid-19.
Underground workers have been withdrawn from the Pike River mine on the West Coast after samples returned positive for the presence of carcinogens.
Ashley Bloomfield has subjected himself to a Covid-19 test, saying he wouldn't expect anyone to do something he wouldn't do himself. Meanwhile there is one new Covid case today.
Australia's deputy chief medical officer warns Covid-19 deaths will continue to rise even if Victorian infections continue to stabilise, as the nation recorded its equal deadliest day of the pandemic.
Epidemiologist Michael Baker says quarantine-free travel with the Cook Islands will be an important step for New Zealand to gradually start reconnecting with the rest of the world.
Hayley Holt is leaving her Breakfast presenting role and will be replaced by the programme's news reader Jenny-May Clarkson.
A man who tested positive for Covid-19 after allegedly absconding from isolation to visit a central Auckland supermarket has appeared in court for the first time.
National has promised to bolster the police's powers to crack down on gangs with a specialist unit and introduce tougher punishments for would-be offenders.
England's Covid-19 Test and Trace scheme is to become more locally targeted, after data suggested it was not reaching as many contacts of infected people needed to avoid a second wave of infections.
Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is an "ocean world", raising interest in the dwarf planet as a possible outpost for life.
US President Donald Trump has been abruptly escorted from the White House briefing room shortly after a shooting outside the fence surrounding the complex.
Lebanese security officials reportedly warned the Prime Minister and President in July that 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored in Beirut's port posed a security risk and could destroy the capital if it exploded.
A former soldier left a tetraplegic due to a Defence Force failure has been given a formal apology and compensation 31 years after the incident.
A survey of 400 education agents confirms the pandemic is boosting New Zealand's reputation as a good place to study.
Lawyers say they're facing a deluge of separation inquiries as relationships buckle under the pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Lebanon's prime minister announced his government's resignation, saying a huge explosion that devastated Beirut and triggered public outrage was the result of endemic corruption.
A fire which damaged the roof of Dunedin landmark St Paul's Cathedral appears to have been started by accident, a fire investigator says.