Devastating fires that have raged around Spain's popular Costa Blanca resorts are believed to have been deliberately lit on the hottest day this year.
Truck drivers and farmers have blocked traffic on the motorway approach to France's northern port of Calais, demanding the closure of a migrants camp.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are into the final frenzied two-month stretch of the US presidential contest with campaign stops in Ohio, a battleground state that has for decades sided with the White House winner.
One of the strongest aftershocks since last week's big quake has rocked the North Island's East Coast early today.
The University of Otago has risen four places in a poll ranking the world's top universities.
A 2-year-old girl who died in Dunedin Hospital's emergency department was let down by a ''series of judgement and communication failures''.
A mourning family is preparing for the possibility the man who pleaded guilty to causing a crash which killed Dunedin man Riley Baker may never serve prison time.
The Zonta Spring Fashion Show is spicing things up. The fundraising event is switching from mid-week at the Kensington Army Hall to the Otago Polytechnic's Hub on a Saturday night and `...
Taieri College pupils competed in the Secondary School Theatresports Otago championship in Dunedin last night.
A member of the public intervened to stop a suspected drink-driver who was driving erratically on State Highway 1 south of Dunedin yesterday afternoon.
What do you know about the 11 Dunedin candidates who are contesting the 2016 mayoral election? Chris Morris puts the questions to Abe Gray.
A departing Dunedin city councillor has called for a fresh look at how quickly the city pays off debt as the council continues to eclipse repayment targets.
University of Otago Associate Prof Stephen Moratti has been granted $81,309 to develop new gel technology to achieve controlled drug release, including after surgery.
A campaign aimed at bringing Brisbane residents to Dunedin for a winter escape has been applauded after a report showed a spike in airline bookings from the Australian city.
Murderer George Charles Trounson did not seek parole when he appeared before the New Zealand Parole Board last month.
Frequency of meetings and barriers making it hard for some people to use Go Cards were among several topics highlighted at a public meeting organised by the Dunedin bus users group yesterday.
Outram Primary School pupils who sent good wishes to former pupil and Olympian Clarke Johnstone were rewarded with a visit from the three-day event rider yesterday.
A meeting of 1600 Dunedin teachers and support staff will be held in the Dunedin Town Hall today to discuss a controversial ''bulk-funding'' proposal for schools.
A case of mistaken identity meant sea lions got the blame for spikes in faecal bacteria off the coast of Dunedin when in fact New Zealand fur seals were the species mentioned as a possible source.
What wiggles and squiggles and tickles inside?