The British Government has backed a big expansion of London's Heathrow Airport, ending 25 years of indecision with an ambitious plan to boost global trade links following the vote to leave the EU.
Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would "lead to World War Three," because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia.
Efforts to close gender gaps in pay and workforce participation have slowed so dramatically that men and women may not reach economic equality for another 170 years, the World Economic Forum says.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has warned her supporters against complacency as opinion polls show her holding a clear lead over Republican rival Donald Trump.
Police are investigating the theft of 28 firearms stolen from a Dunedin home yesterday evening.
A new report by a University of Otago researcher recommends New Zealand national sporting bodies should adopt a policy of zero tolerance for homophobia and other discriminatory behaviour.
University students opened rejection letters shattering their dreams of becoming doctors just hours before they were due to head into a test.
A Kiwi woman was one of four people killed in a horror accident on a Gold Coast theme park ride.
Dunedin will have four resident neurosurgeons, three of them with academic duties, and the future of the service in Dunedin is secure, the University of Otago says.
Three separate investigations have been launched into Aurora and Delta amid claims their failure to replace dangerous power poles could cost the Dunedin City Council tens of millions of dollars.
Gowns, robes, white gloves and a hat that pointed in two directions were accoutrements that added to the pomp and ceremony of the inaugural Dunedin City Council meeting yesterday.
Dunedin councillor Lee Vandervis has been unable to attract any support in the newly elected Dunedin City Council after putting himself forward to head the infrastructure services committee.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has hit back at claims councils are wasting money on social media advertising.
Firefighters assess the fire-damaged office of IDEA Services, in King Edward St, about 9.30am yesterday.
Bright balloons remain at the Larnach Rd, Dunedin, bus shelter yesterday after a celebration by Waverley residents on Labour Day.
A partial coastal retreat has been proposed as the best way to protect St Clair and St Kilda Beaches and what lies behind them.
An elderly woman hit by a car in Hillside Rd yesterday is likely to be flown to Christchurch for treatment.
Delta and Aurora have been telling the Dunedin City Council entity tasked with overseeing them that a planned upgrade of the network was ''under control''.
Christchurch neurosurgeon Ronald Boet says the South is too small to support neurosurgery and the service should be centralised in Christchurch.
Four people have died after an accident on a ride at Australia's biggest theme park.