Trump finally acts on migrant kids
With two immigration bills teetering in the House, the White House launched an eleventh-hour push.
Tabuteau takes on NZ First rejuvenation
Fletcher Tabuteau was once mistaken for Winston Peters’ security detail: now, he fills in for him on the world stage.
Jacinda Ardern welcomes baby girl
The PM has given birth to a healthy baby girl, saying: “Welcome to our village wee one.”
Youngest migrants held in ‘tender age’ shelters
Trump officials have been sending babies forcibly separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border to at least three “tender age” shelters in South Texas.
UN Human Rights Council joins Trump dust heap
In the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution, the US has announced it’s leaving the UN Human Rights Council.
Germany will fail 2020 climate goals
Germany will likely miss its goal of cutting emissions by 40 percent by 2020, the country’s environment minister has said.
UK reviews medical marijuana ban
The British government will lift its ban on cannabis-based medicines, but it has rejected calls to legalise marijuana for recreational use.
‘Sweeteners’ offered for conservation land
Westpower has offered $250,000 to a struggling polytechnic in exchange for access to conservation land it wants to build a hydro-electric plant on.