Spain has entered into a new political era after a general election on Sunday signalled the end of the country's 40-year-old two-party system, the leader of newcomer anti-austerity party Pablo Iglesias said.
The court case of a woman who faked cancer to scam $20,000 continues to drag on.
For years, Jammie Nichols struggled with a drug habit that left the Florida mother reeling from blackouts, seizures, depression and poverty - and a decision to give one of her children up for...
Reindeer prancing on roof tops, Santa Claus in shorts and T-shirt, and Snoopy in a biplane are just some of the summer wonderlands you can expect to see lit up on properties around Dunedin this year.
United States Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton has backed elements of President Barack Obama's strategy to fight Islamic State militants in a debate, drawing criticism from all sides for saying "we now finally are where we need to be" in Syria.
Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis' actions will form part of a fresh fraud investigation inside the Dunedin City Council, after he claimed to have paid a backhander to secure a council contract.
Police bosses have taken to task officers' poor handling of evidence used in court cases after drugs were stolen from police exhibit rooms.
Conditions across fire-ravaged Victoria have eased after 12 homes were lost in the Australian state.
The number of Otago companies drug testing their employees has more than doubled in the past four years. But at what cost? Carla Green reports.
Air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed scores of people in the centre of the rebel-held city of Idlib in northwest Syria on Sunday, rescue workers and residents say.
Firefighters are at the scene of a massive blaze in an abandoned two-storey house in central Christchurch.
A suspicious device found on an Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris that prompted an emergency landing was harmless and caused a "false alarm", the airline's chief executive says.
A Dunedin beauty queen is proud of her haka at the Miss World competition in China despite the performance receiving mixed reviews.
A man was killed when his car hit a tree on a Wellington residential street late last night.
John Munro is a farmer, but not of sheep or beef. He owns a Christmas tree farm in Kaikorai Valley.
St Patrick's Basilica is getting a chance to breathe as an about $2.6million redevelopment of the 1880s building in South Dunedin proceeds.
British police have dropped a rape investigation against a sex offender deported from Dunedin.
Armed police attend an incident at a house in Forbury Rd, Dunedin, yesterday.
Mayfair Theatre Charitable Trust member Tom Ross prepares to shut the door at Mayfair Costume Hire in South Dunedin on Saturday.
Richard Reid has celebrated his birthday the same way for the past three years.