Leading Headlines

How Coca-Cola tricked you

Think you like soft drinks all on your own? That desire is the product of decades worth of focused efforts on behalf of industry.

Auction u-turn: Owner blames agent

A woman who is being sued after she backed out of the sale of her house has told a court she believes her real estate agent "conspired" with the eventual purchasers.

Rugby World Cup

England's loss not a financial disaster

Predictions that England's exit would prove a financial catastrophe equivalent to the Great Depression appear to have been about as accurate as the doomsday effect of…



Captain struck down mid-flight

"What I woke up to was the flight attendant telling us we were making an emergency landing because the pilot was ill," said a passenger.


Kiwi's Libor trial to begin in UK

The trial of a New Zealand resident accused of trying to manipulate international banking rates is due to begin in London today. Wellington resident and money broker…


Life & Style







Wales player sees ghost

WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING: Wales flanker Dan Lydiate seeing things after knock to the head and Wallabies' Michael Hooper could miss crunch match.

England drop to worst ever ranking

England's failure to reach the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup has shown in the latest World Rugby rankings with the tournament hosts dropping to their worst ever…

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