Politics

Pay us millions or face mass illegal migration to UK, Turkey warns

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Politics

Troops pitch in to help ‘save Christmas’ and stop winter crisis

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Business

Privacy need stymies access to port workers’ vaccination levels

The Ministry of Health cites privacy as the reason for confusion about which port workers at the border have been vaccinated against Covid-19. One of the country’s biggest port service provider contractors, ISO, has told the Herald it is a challenge getting accurate data from the ministry’s Border Workforce Testing Register (BWTR) on employees who […]

World News

Leaving home: West Virginia population drop is largest in US – The Denver Post

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After her company told employees in 2017 to start working remotely, customer service representative Haley Miller decided to break from her lifelong home of West Virginia. The beaches of St. Petersburg, Florida, provide a far different view than the mountains of her native state. There are palm trees, a vivacious arts and […]

Analysis & Comment

Opinion | Policing Is Not Broken, It’s ‘Literally Designed to Work in This Way’

Produced by ‘The Argument’ Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of the murder of George Floyd. But whatever bittersweet feelings the rare outcome elicited were short-lived, since instances of police brutality compound almost daily. There’s no debate: Policing is broken in America. But how do we fix it? To answer that question, Jane brings together […]

Analysis & Comment

Opinion | Why President Biden Must Withdraw From Afghanistan

President Joe Biden faces a defining foreign policy decision: The United States signed a deal with the Taliban last year in Doha, offering an American commitment to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by May 1, in exchange for a Taliban promise not to allow the country to be used by transnational terrorists. May 1 is barely […]

World News

Fed to weave 'inescapable' climate change risk into bank oversight

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is beginning to incorporate the impacts of global warming into its regulatory writ, following in the footsteps of its global peers, according to a paper published Monday by the San Francisco Fed.FILE PHOTO: The Bond Fire wildfire burns next to electrical power lines near Modjeska Canyon, California, […]

Politics

Election 2020: Auckland man’s powerful response to Judith Collins’ obesity comments

An Auckland man has issued a powerful response to National leader Judith Collins over her controversial obesity comments. Isoa Kavakimotu, who grew up in Otahuhu and Mt Roskill, took to social media to address Collins’ claims that obesity is a “personal choice”. She told Newstalk ZB that “people need to start taking some personal responsibility […]

Business

UK and Japan in first major post-Brexit trade deal

The UK has struck its first major post-Brexit trade deal after signing an agreement in principle with Japan which aims to boost trade by about £15bn. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss said it was an “historic moment”. She said it would bring “new wins” for British businesses in manufacturing, food and drink, and tech industries. […]

World News

Two teenagers stabbed as illegal rave with 600 revellers erupts into violence

Two teenagers were stabbed at an illegal rave attended by around 600 people on Saturday night. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward to help with their crime investigation after the two youths were found injured and bleeding when cops attended the scene in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, to shut the huge party down. The teenagers […]