An explosion near Bogota's bullring killed one and injured at least 30 people, most of them police officers as they prepared for anti-bullfighting protests in Colombia's capital.
The Swedish embassy in Washington has asked the US State Department for an explanation of a comment made by President Donald Trump that suggested there had been some sort of security incident in Sweden.
Teachers' pay rates should be based on how much progress their students make in their learning, a report says.
The Maori Party and Mana Party are to sign an agreement expected to involve electorate deals to enhance their chances of winning seats.
Wind, waves and a lack of fish conspired against 240 salmon anglers on Dunedin’s harbour over the weekend, but nine drummed up the luck required.
The annual migration of students to Dunedin is in full swing and the small minority who take Orientation Week celebrations too far have been warned of tough consequences.
Everyone seemed to be watching Donald Simpson having a great time dancing, yet Donald Simpson was dancing like nobody was watching.
Youngsters start running during a Stride, Ride and Slide event at Logan Park, Dunedin, yesterday. Children aged 2 to 6 ran, rode and slid their way through a short multistage course as their first introduction to triathlon.
The union representing the majority of 362 Dunedin Cadbury staff set to lose their jobs by the start of 2018 has called for the public not to boycott Cadbury’s chocolate.
The stereotype of the couch-burning student is quickly becoming a thing of the past as University of Otago’s tough stance on fire-lighting and other antisocial antics pays dividends.
When a horse walked into the Outram Hotel bar yesterday, the barman didn’t ask, "Why the long face?"
Two drivers received minor injuries after their vehicles collided near Taieri Mouth on Saturday.
Hundreds of spectators enjoyed what has become the main pipe band event in the South Island, held in Dunedin during the weekend.
South African yellow-eyed penguin specialist Dr Lisa Argilla has spent the past two months spearheading the temporary "Hoiho Hospital" at the Otago Polytechnic School of Veterinary Nursing in...
O-week will be about more than just partying for 800 students who are set to volunteer for dozens of Dunedin community groups.
Peter Kara might be 76, but he’s still a smooth operator on the dance floor.
A 32-year-old Filipino father of two who died when a gas cylinder exploded on a cruise ship docked in Port Chalmers was farewelled in Dunedin yesterday.
The wife of the pilot and war hero killed when his helicopter crashed as he fought the Port Hills fires is "amazed" by the support for her family.
An elderly female cruise ship passenger has been taken to Dunedin Hospital by helicopter after becoming unwell.
One person has died and 27 were injured, three seriously, after a carriage toppled onto its side in a train derailment in Belgium, rescue workers say.