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Football Joey Barton's 30 bets on his own club that
21:16, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

Football: Joey Barton's 30 bets on his own club that cost him nearly $6000

Joey Barton has been banned for 18 months by the FA following an investigation into the player's betting.Along with his statement, Barton published 30 bets he made on his own club. Here we look at what they were, what happened in...

Science proves it Aussies were right with underarm
21:20, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

Science proves it! Aussies were right with underarm

The Aussies were right to bowl the underarm after all - if you're only considering accurate approach to stopping New Zealand from winning the infamous 1981 encounter.A slow underarm 'granny toss' is likely to be more accurate, whether...

Motorsport Paddon - I need to work on my start
21:25, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

Motorsport: Paddon - I need to work on my start

New Zealand rally star Hayden Paddon has put a disappointing first four rounds of the World Rally Championship behind him as he prepares to defend his Rally Argentina title this week.But while the 30-year-old Hyundai works driver...

Team New Zealand's scary moment in Bermuda
21:26, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

Team New Zealand's scary moment in Bermuda

Emirates Team New Zealand haven't had the smoothest start to preparations on the water in Bermuda.Team New Zealand were back out on the water once again today, after hitting the Great Sound for the first time on Sunday. However...

Euan Graham Trump and Kim have something in common --
19:55, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

Euan Graham: Trump and Kim have something in common -- neither wants war

The funny thing about tension on the Korean Peninsula is that the further away from it one is, the closer to war it appears.

Capturing tunnels to the sky
02:57, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Capturing tunnels to the sky

Photographer Seth Vane, in his mesmerizing series Tunnels to the sky, captured perfect symmetry of these piazzas and the peaceful reverie they inspire.

Baidu CEO We welcome immigrants
03:40, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Baidu CEO: We welcome immigrants

Baidu CEO Robin Li wants more foreign workers to come to China.

3 lessons from Pope Francis' TED talk
09:04, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

3 lessons from Pope Francis' TED talk

Pope Francis gave a TED talk at the 2017 conference themed "The Future You."

US city's plea to FBI 'Murder out of control'
23:38, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

US city's plea to FBI: 'Murder out of control'

The number of homicides in Baltimore this year is soaring -- reaching 100 before the end of April for the first time in nearly two decades -- and the mayor is asking the FBI for more help.

US THAAD will soon be operational in S Korea
02:09, 27 April 2017 Thursday

US: THAAD will soon be operational in S. Korea

The US anti-missile system designed to mitigate the threat of North Korea's missiles will soon be operational, the top US commander in the Pacific said Wednesday.

Analysis Trump's tax plan has one big problem
20:54, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

Analysis: Trump's tax plan has one big problem

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was riding high on Wednesday afternoon. He was in the midst of unveiling President Donald Trump's tax proposal, a plan that he had promised would be "the biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform in the history of our cou

Poll At 100 days Trump's approval ratings still sluggish
01:34, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Poll: At 100 days, Trump's approval ratings still sluggish

As the 100-day mark of Donald Trump's presidency approaches, a new CNN/ORC poll finds the President reaches this milestone holding on to the lowest approval rating of any newly-elected president at this stage, amid sharp partisan divides and a failure to

US tests intercontinental ballistic missile in Pacific
15:32, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

US tests intercontinental ballistic missile in Pacific

The US Air Force test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile to the South Pacific, which traveled approximately 4,200 miles.

Inside North Korea Government official gives CNN a rare interview
04:28, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Inside North Korea: Government official gives CNN a rare interview

A North Korean government official in a rare interview promised his country's nuclear tests would "never stop" as long as the US continued what they viewed as "acts of aggression."

Giving birth in the US is more dangerous than you
23:38, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

Giving birth in the US is more dangerous than you think

The mortality rate for American mothers has more than doubled in the past 25 years. Kelly Wallace explains why.

The miracle cure for your golf game
13:54, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

The miracle cure for your golf game

Might the key to curing your slice lie in the age-old Japanese art form of manga?

Goalie convicted of murder back in jail
17:40, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

Goalie convicted of murder back in jail

The Brazilian goalkeeper who was convicted of murder but released on a technicality in February, has been ordered back to jail.

Man sentenced to death for 2014 trooper ambush
05:10, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Man sentenced to death for 2014 trooper ambush

A jury on Wednesday sentenced Eric Frein to death for killing a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding another in a 2014 ambush.

04:03, 27 April 2017 Thursday

White House softens N Korea war talk, targets sanctions

The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an extraordinary White House briefing served to tamp down talk of military action against.

American 'convert' who lived in ISIS territory detained
01:09, 27 April 2017 Thursday

American 'convert' who lived in ISIS territory detained

An American and his family who were living in territory held by ISIS in Syria have been detained in Turkey, a senior Turkish official told CNN.

How much would fictional houses cost in real life
04:25, 27 April 2017 Thursday

How much would fictional houses cost in real life?

From Great Gatsby's luxury estate to Count Dracula's Transylvanian lair and Amelie Poulain's tiny Parisian pad, the houses in which our favorite fictional characters reside are often inspired by real-life properties.

10 things United is doing to avoid another passenger fiasco
05:07, 27 April 2017 Thursday

10 things United is doing to avoid another passenger fiasco

In the wake of the forcible removal of a passenger from one of its regional flights earlier this month, United Airlines on Thursday acknowledged four failures at the airline and released a list of ten initiatives aimed at preventing a repeat of the incide

What an energy drink can do to your body
20:42, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

What an energy drink can do to your body

Energy drinks may be popular -- the global energy drink market was worth $39 billion in 2013 and is forecast to reach $61 billion by 2021 -- but they have gotten a bad rep among health experts.

Lawyer investigating money-laundering scheme nearly dies
00:22, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Lawyer investigating money-laundering scheme nearly dies

A Russian lawyer investigating an alleged $230 million money-laundering scheme nearly died in March after he fell from his fourth floor apartment in Moscow. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

FBI Director Comey set to testify before Senate
23:37, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

FBI Director Comey set to testify before Senate

The Senate judiciary committee announced Wednesday that it has scheduled a hearing for May 3 with testimony from FBI Director James Comey.

South Korea's tourism industry being crushed by China
10:20, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

South Korea's tourism industry being crushed by China

South Korea has suffered a 40% plunge in Chinese visitors, and future bookings are looking bad, too. The reason? Tensions over a missile defense system.

US President Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this
03:25, 27 April 2017 Thursday

US President Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this time'

President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico Wednesday he was not immediately planning to end the North American Free Trade Agreement, a pact which he railed against as a candidate and as recently as last week declared was harmful to US wo

L ancien secr taire d Etat Pierre Lellouche se retire
22:22, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

L’ancien secrétaire d’Etat Pierre Lellouche se retire de la vie politique et rend sa carte des Républicains

Jugeant la campagne présidentielle de son camp « épouvantable », le député de Paris a annoncé qu’il rendrait son investiture dans la 1re circonscription de Paris.

Affaire Fillon Publihebdos ne peut pas satisfaire la demande du
04:15, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Affaire Fillon : Publihebdos ne peut pas satisfaire la demande du juge Tournaire

Le groupe de presse est incapable de transmettre les archives prouvant la présence de Penelope Fillon, en raison de la tâche colossale que représentent les recherches.

Marine Le Pen tente de r cup rer l
07:56, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Marine Le Pen tente de récupérer l’électorat de Jean-Luc Mélenchon en vue du second tour

La candidate du FN fait tout pour rallier les soutiens du député européen. Ou elle tente, à tout le moins, de les dissuader de se rendre aux urnes pour voter Macron.

On s attendait  revivre 2002 et c est 1995
07:56, 27 April 2017 Thursday

« On s’attendait à revivre 2002 et c’est 1995 qui remonte à la surface »

Dans sa chronique Françoise Fressoz, éditorialiste au « Monde », estime que deux jours durant, M. Macron a fait du Balladur, tandis que Mme Le Pen faisait du Chirac, imposant la fracture sociale comme thème dominant de l’entre-deux tours.

Halte au simplisme sur un pr tendu affrontement entre deux
07:57, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Halte au simplisme sur un prétendu affrontement entre deux France

Dans une tribune au « Monde », Frédéric Gilli, chercheur à Sciences Po, estime que la géographie du vote ne dessine pas une claire opposition entre une France des villes vivant bien la mondialisation et une France périphérique en train de dépérir.

Dans l ombre du duel Macron-Le Pen la droite
07:57, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Dans l’ombre du duel Macron-Le Pen, la droite écartelée

Les ténors du parti Les Républicains se déchirent sur deux sujets clés : quelle consigne de vote donner et faut-il envisager de travailler avec le chef de file d’En marche !

Pas de leçons d antifascisme merci
07:58, 27 April 2017 Thursday

« Pas de leçons d’antifascisme, merci ! »

Dans une tribune au « Monde », le psychanalyste Gérard Miller estime qu’on a tort de reprocher à Jean-Luc Mélenchon son absence de consigne de vote.

L emploi et le pouvoir d achat demeurent au c
07:58, 27 April 2017 Thursday

L’emploi et le pouvoir d’achat demeurent au cœur de la campagne

Pour des Français abîmés par dix années de crise et touchés par une politique fiscale particulièrement douloureuse jusqu’en 2015, ces questions n’ont rien d’anodin.

Le casse-t te du gouvernement Macron
08:00, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Le casse-tête du gouvernement Macron

Si l’équipe du candidat du mouvement En marche ! se refuse à aborder frontalement le sujet, en coulisse, les tractations ont déjà démarré.

Woman at centre of mystery death named
06:51, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Woman at centre of mystery death named

The elderly woman who died after being admitted to hospital with a significant brain injury can now be named. She was 75-year-old Helen De Leeuw who was first admitted on April 15 and died last Friday morning. Ms De Leeuw was...

Call to seek a home for lab animals before euthanasia
06:55, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Call to seek a home for lab animals before euthanasia is considered

A petition with more than 15,000 signatures has been presented at Parliament calling for all lab research animals to be put up for adoption before euthanasia is considered.New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society campaign manager Cressida...

Three men arrested after police pursuit on Dunedin's Southern Motorway
07:20, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Three men arrested after police pursuit on Dunedin's Southern Motorway ends in crash

Three men have been arrested after a dramatic police pursuit ended in a crash on Dunedin's Southern Motorway this afternoon.The three were in a vehicle which crashed just before the Green Island overbridge, ending the pursuit.A...

Woman attacked by shark off Catlins coast
07:36, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Woman attacked by shark off Catlins coast

A young French woman has been flown to Dunedin Hospital after being attacked by a shark in the Catlins this afternoon.Catlins Surf owner-operator Nick Smart said the woman was bodyboarding when she received a moderate-sized bite...

Pike River families reject Solid Energy plan for re-entering mine
07:50, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Pike River families reject Solid Energy plan for re-entering mine

The Pike River families say they have rejected Solid Energy's proposals for staging an unmanned re-entry of the coal mine.After meeting the families for the first time in February, Prime Minister Bill English asked the state-owned...

Winston Peters could embolden racists Act Party leader David Seymour
23:37, 26 April 2017 Wednesday

Winston Peters could embolden racists: Act Party leader David Seymour

There is a risk Winston Peters' attack on Herald reporters as "Asian immigrants" writing "propaganda" will lead to racist incidents, Act leader David Seymour says.In a press release last night Peters took issue with a front-page...

National plan to address antibiotic-resistance threat - prescription advertising questioned
00:59, 27 April 2017 Thursday

National plan to address antibiotic-resistance threat - prescription advertising questioned

A national action plan to address the growing threat of antibiotic resistance has been announced with the suggestion restrictions on antibiotic advertising could be warranted.Over-use and wrong use of antibiotics in humans and animals,...

Bill English star of Act Party fundraiser that raises 70
01:59, 27 April 2017 Thursday

Bill English star of Act Party fundraiser that raises $70,000

Prime Minister Bill English has helped swell the Act Party's election year war chest by about $70,000 at a fundraiser held at one of John Key's favourite restaurants.The event at Antoine's in Auckland's Parnell was attended by about...