Monday 18th November 2019

Wellington

Wellington Govt News

  • Landfill extension proves solution to managing waste
    Extending the Southern Landfill is the most viable solution for managing our City’s waste – at the moment.
    - 4 days ago 15 Nov 19, 8:43am -
  • Prestigious public space awards for Wellington projects
    The stunning designs of the North Kumutoto public space on Wellington’s waterfront, Eva and Leeds Street Laneways, Discovery Garden at the Botanic Garden, and the Chimpanzee Park at Wellington Zoo have all been recognised at two award ceremonies ov…
    - 7 days ago 12 Nov 19, 11:44am -
  • ‘Tis the season to be Welly
    A Very Welly Christmas will kick-off the festive season with a two-day whanau-friendly free event filled with fun, activities, and entertainment for everyone – yule love it!
    - 7 days ago 12 Nov 19, 9:58am -
  • New Hutt Road bridge and pathway blessed
    The new Hutt Road walking and biking paths and wider new bridge over the Kaiwharawhara Stream were blessed by Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika this morning, and officially opened by Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter.
    - 8 days ago 11 Nov 19, 1:03pm -
  • District Plan review needed to boost housing
    A report released today on future housing demand shows that without action, Wellington city will face a shortfall of between 4600 and 12,000 dwellings by 2047.
    - 10 days ago 8 Nov 19, 5:44pm -
  • Regional housing and business capacity - report out
    Five Wellington councils have collaborated together to evaluate whether they are able to meet growth pressures until 2047. The 30-year assessment looks at Wellington’s urban councils (Wellington, Hutt City, Upper Hutt, Porirua, and Kapiti) in order…
    - 11 days ago 8 Nov 19, 1:32pm -
  • Mayor Foster welcomes recount decision
    Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has welcomed the District Court decision not to order a recount in the Wellington City Council mayoral election.
    - 11 days ago 8 Nov 19, 11:15am -
  • New artwork for Central Library celebrates life of poet and librarian J.C. Sturm
    An artwork that celebrates the life of J.C. Sturm, also known as Jacquie Baxter, is being installed on new hoarding that is being erected around the Central Library on Victoria Street.
    - 11 days ago 8 Nov 19, 10:51am -
  • City Council portfolios announced
    Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has announced portfolios for his 15-strong Wellington City Council team.
    - 11 days ago 7 Nov 19, 6:07pm -
  • Insurance Taskforce calls for focus shift
    Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has today released the Mayor’s Insurance Taskforce discussion document, which looks at ways to address increasing uncertainty in the city’s insurance environment.
    - 14 days ago 5 Nov 19, 2:43pm -
  • Bird of the Year 2019 celebrates all things going cheep
    Kiwis can egg-cercise their voting power with the Te Manu Rongonui o Te Tau/Bird of The Year 2019 now open – and we’re putting all our eggs in one basket, backing the kororā/little blue penguin.
    - 15 days ago 4 Nov 19, 10:34am -
  • Earthquake-prone and heritage building funds open
    Two funds to help owners of earthquake-prone and heritage buildings in Wellington have opened for applications today (31 October).
    - 19 days ago 31 Oct 19, 11:05am -
  • Go by bike day celebrates growing pedal power
    Go by bike day tomorrow (Thursday 31 October) will celebrate the growing number of Wellingtonians of all ages and abilities who are choosing to make some trips by bike.
    - 20 days ago 30 Oct 19, 11:42am -
  • Night time closures of Seatoun tunnel for lighting upgrade
    The Seatoun tunnel will be closed Sunday to Thursday nights for the next six weeks from 10 November 2019, to allow contractors to install new state-of-the-art LED interior lighting and emergency lighting.
    - 20 days ago 30 Oct 19, 9:54am -
  • 2 million trees target nears
    A small group of hardy volunteers clambered up a steep slope on the Town Belt above Newtown yesterday (Thursday) to do their valuable bit towards the restoration of Wellington’s native biodiversity.
    - 25 days ago 25 Oct 19, 1:13pm -
  • Funding boosts state of the arts in the capital
    International Dance Day, Vincents' Art Workshop, Wellington Raw Comedy Quest, Māori instrument making workshop, and the NZ Deaf Film Festival are just a selection of the wide range of projects to receive funding from this round’s Creative Communit…
    - 27 days ago 23 Oct 19, 9:44am -
  • Wellington City election – final results
    Andy Foster has been confirmed as Mayor of Wellington by a majority of 62 votes in the final results of the Wellington City elections, released today.
    - 32 days ago 18 Oct 19, 11:33am -
  • Preliminary report for the 2019 Wellington City Council Election
    Andy Foster has won the Wellington Mayoralty over Justin Lester according to preliminary Wellington City election results released at 12 noon today (Sunday).
    - 37 days ago 13 Oct 19, 12:28pm -
  • Progress report for 2019 elections
    Andy Foster has a narrow lead over Justin Lester according to the progress result in the race for Wellington City Mayor.
    - 38 days ago 12 Oct 19, 4:07pm -
  • House insurance changes proposed
    Raising the Earthquake Commission cap to $400,000 and changing MBIE building regulations to focus on saving property as well as life are among recommendations the Wellington Insurance Taskforce wants the Government to investigate.
    - 41 days ago 9 Oct 19, 2:53pm -

Regional News

One News New Zealand

Death threats levelled at Wanaka hunter who documents her adventures on social media

- 8 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 9:42pm -
Family finally getting roof over their head after communication breakdown

- 9 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 8:49pm -
Hero dog Marley saves smaller pooch from drowning at Petone Beach

- 9 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 8:46pm -
Samoa’s escalating measles crisis triggers increased support from New Zealand

- 9 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 8:42pm -
Green MP Gareth Hughes vows to continue fight for social change after retirement

- 16 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 1:52pm -
Niuean woman gifts ‘King’ sized bed sheet to Camilla and “Charlie’ at Auckland ceremony

- 16 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 1:48pm -

Wellington Library Events

  • newNew in Literature

    New in Literature

    New literature has arrived! Spanning local and international writers, this month we’ve got an abundance of fresh poetry, essays, and short story anthologies. Find out who’s writing what in New Zealand in Fresh Ink, or perhaps delve deep into the…
    - 20 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 9:28am -
  • Infinite wonder – New photography books

    Infinite wonder – New photography books

    Our beautiful planet features heavily in our picks of the recent books this month, both terestrially in amazing photos of New Zealand geological events, and, spectacularly, from space — see the world the way a Nasa astronaut sees it in astronaut Sc…
    - 3 days ago 16 Nov 19, 12:53pm -
  • New general fiction: forging fanciful new trails

    New general fiction: forging fanciful new trails

    Our selection this month includes the thirteenth novel by celebrated New Zealand Aotearoa author Elizabeth Knox. The absolute book is described by the author as an ‘arcane thriller’, a quest and a personal journey about revenge. This far ranging…
    - 4 days ago 15 Nov 19, 9:06am -
  • Tales and Travelogues in Unexpected Places

    Tales and Travelogues in Unexpected Places

    This month we’ve got a lot of new travel writing hitting our shelves, featuring both some tourist favourites and remote destinations. We whirl from the Arctic to the Antarctic with some of the best travel writers of our time, stopping along the way…
    - 5 days ago 14 Nov 19, 9:43am -
  • The secret of developing confidence – ‘Self Help’ new books for November

    The secret of developing confidence – ‘Self Help’ new books for November

    Confidence is not something we either have or don’t have – it can be built with self-belief. Reach your full potential and follow your path to confidence, with various ideas and tips you ‘ll find in the selection of new ‘Self-Help’ books we…
    - 6 days ago 13 Nov 19, 9:32am -
  • New items in our Learning English collection

    New items in our Learning English collection

    Our amazing Learning English collection have new titles that focus on the English language skills necessary for the real world with Outcomes, a six-level integrated-skills series with grammar and vocabulary for young adult and adult in Life and eng…
    - 7 days ago 12 Nov 19, 3:50pm -
  • PressReader Update – Stuff Ltd content restrictions

    PressReader Update – Stuff Ltd content restrictions

    Do you use PressReader? Stuff Ltd PressReader publications, including the Dominion Post are now only available to view on library computers or by using a phone or device connected to the library wifi. This means they will no longer be able to be acce…
    - 8 days ago 11 Nov 19, 2:00pm -
  • New Mysteries: Danse macabre

    New Mysteries: Danse macabre

    This month the holiday titles are already rolling in, so if you want to start on your holiday reading list we have some great new crime titles for you. James Patterson’s The Women’s Murder club’s 19th edition is focused on the Christmas holid…
    - 8 days ago 11 Nov 19, 9:23am -
  • Recent non-fiction books

    Recent non-fiction books

    An interesting book on linguistics, and book about the formula for making predictions head up our curated list this month! Don’t believe a word : the surprising truth about language / Shariatmadari, David “In Don’t Believe a Word linguist David…
    - 10 days ago 9 Nov 19, 10:38am -
  • New Translated Fiction: a Way with Words

    New Translated Fiction: a Way with Words

    This latest selection of works translated into English features French writers exploring the joys and depths of fiction, from comedic farce to the thought-provoking. Danish writer Ane Riel spins a dark, suspenseful tale of family possession and obses…
    - 11 days ago 8 Nov 19, 9:17am -
  • Enjoy our latest home, garden and DIY picks

    Enjoy our latest home, garden and DIY picks

    Another book about de-cluttering your home, and your life! And other books, with topics from cleaning to bee-keeping to zen-living… Field guide to urban gardening : how to grow plants, no matter where you live / Espiritu, Kevin “Urban gardening i…
    - 12 days ago 7 Nov 19, 9:49am -
  • Stories Below Sea Level: Climate Authors in Aotearoa

    Stories Below Sea Level: Climate Authors in Aotearoa

    men say that one day that lagoon will devour you” — dear matafele peinam, by Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner Up until surprisingly recently, climate change was a neglected topic in the world of fiction. Environmentalist Bill McKibben addressed this in his 2…
    - 13 days ago 6 Nov 19, 9:32am -
  • Beautiful ideas for knitting and crochet!

    Beautiful ideas for knitting and crochet!

    Cute projects for every crafter who would like to experiment with knitting or crocheting. The art of circular yokes : a timeless technique for 15 modern sweaters “Knit a masterpiece! Discover the how yarn and needles become artistic tools when you…
    - 14 days ago 5 Nov 19, 9:23am -
  • Khandallah Heritage Night this week

    Khandallah Heritage Night this week

    Come along to the Khandallah Library this Thursday evening (7th November) from 6pm where we will be celebrating the heritage of the greater Onslow area with the rededication  of a memorial scroll in honour of F.L (‘Fanny Louise’) Irvine-Smith.…
    - 15 days ago 4 Nov 19, 3:01pm -
  • Introducing the Kanopy Film Festival!

    Introducing the Kanopy Film Festival!

    Welcome to Wellington City Libraries’ Kanopy Film Festival! If you haven’t come across it yet, Kanopy is our recently-launched film streaming platform, with a fantastic range of free-to-borrow films to suit every taste and member of the family–…
    - 15 days ago 4 Nov 19, 10:46am -
  • “Fiction is the truth inside the lie.” – Stephen King – our latest fiction showcase

    “Fiction is the truth inside the lie.” – Stephen King – our latest fiction showcase

    This month’s fiction showcase shows a broad and diverse range and depth of writing styles and topics. However the darker dystopian trends in our society today and in the recent past seem to be a recurring theme with both The Divers’ Game by Jesse…
    - 15 days ago 4 Nov 19, 9:17am -
  • A cloud a day – October 2019 science books

    A cloud a day – October 2019 science books

    Sometimes we all need encouragement to look up from our lives and work, and really enjoy the natural world around us. This month, our favourite pick is a book that encourages you to do just that, and for extra enjoyment and to make you smile, is a pr…
    - 17 days ago 2 Nov 19, 9:33am -
  • Memory, menopause & more – November 2019 health books

    Memory, menopause & more – November 2019 health books

    Life rarely goes to plan, and even when it does, nothing stands still — change is our only constant. This month in our recent health picks you’ll find stories of health journeys (which are life journeys — sometimes we find ourselves places we d…
    - 18 days ago 1 Nov 19, 9:31am -
  • A Halloween graphic novel for every type of horror fan

    A Halloween graphic novel for every type of horror fan

    “I am a horror maniac who prefers to stay at home.” ― Junji Ito, writer of Uzumaki If you’re a discerning horror fanatic, you know it can be difficult to find a story that scratches your particular genre itch; after all, those that scare eas…
    - 19 days ago 31 Oct 19, 9:00am -
  • Our latest selection of New Zealand fiction titles

    Our latest selection of New Zealand fiction titles

    Books can be the people we never get to meet, ancestors or far neighbours.” ― Elizabeth Knox, The Vintner’s Luck Throughout the year in a series of occasional blogs we in Wellington City Libraries aim to cover as many home grown New Zealand boo…
    - 20 days ago 30 Oct 19, 9:00am -
  • New Zealand children’s comics and stories from our guests at Comicfest

    New Zealand children’s comics and stories from our guests at Comicfest

    Earlier this year Wellington City Libraries and the National Library of New Zealand hosted the biennial Comicfest, featuring panels and workshops with New Zealand comic artists such as Roger Langridge, Katie O’Neill, and Michel Mulipola. Now you ca…
    - 21 days ago 29 Oct 19, 9:00am -
  • A Feast of Fantastic Non-Fiction! Baillie Gifford Prize Shortlist Announced

    A Feast of Fantastic Non-Fiction! Baillie Gifford Prize Shortlist Announced


    - 22 days ago 28 Oct 19, 10:43am -
  • Bromance : fiction gotcha back bro

    Bromance : fiction gotcha back bro

    via GIPHY The support and connection that comes from your best mate is a special kind of relationship, one celebrated and explored in a variety of fiction genres. This selection features legendary rugby pairings, bonds formed in the fires of confl…
    - 25 days ago 25 Oct 19, 9:33am -
  • October 2019 books: Sustainability and the environment

    October 2019 books: Sustainability and the environment

    A compendium of books to allow for sustainable living. BOOKS The food forest handbook : design and manage a home-scale perennial polyculture garden / Frey, Darrell “A food forest is a productive landscape developed around a mix of trees and perenni…
    - 26 days ago 24 Oct 19, 9:03am -
  • Unravel this… new mysteries October 2019

    Unravel this… new mysteries October 2019

    This month features a range of Mysteries for all types of readers.  From the wisecracking Terns of endearment by Donna Andrews, to the slick writing of Simone Buchholz in Beton Rouge, this German noir translated by Rachel Ward has dry humour and…
    - 27 days ago 23 Oct 19, 9:00am -
  • Nobel Prize for literature announced

    Nobel Prize for literature announced

    In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors. ― William Blake The Nobel Prize for literature has just been announced recently and we were very pleased to see one of our favourite mo…
    - 28 days ago 22 Oct 19, 9:07am -
  • Children’s comics that aren’t your usual

    Children’s comics that aren’t your usual

    Have you traversed though all of Tintin? Been through the footnotes of Asterix? Are you just looking for something new to read? Then try one of these comics, as recommended by our librarians! Want a superhero story with a fun twist? Try Sparks, the…
    - 29 days ago 21 Oct 19, 9:16am -
  • October’s Science Fiction and Fantasy showcase

    October’s Science Fiction and Fantasy showcase

    I like the truth, even when it does trouble me. ― Juliet Marillier, Wildwood Dancing Our latest crop of newly acquired science fiction and fantasy books  feature a wide variety of novels that can loosely be described as epic space operas, fantasy…
    - 31 days ago 19 Oct 19, 9:16am -
  • Finales and first issues – new comics

    Finales and first issues – new comics

    After 25 years of Hellboy, The B.P.R.D. finale has arrived. Mike Mignola crafts an image rich apocalypse, a pivotal point in the mythos of this world this issue reveals massive twists in what we have come to understand as B.P.R.D. lore. Recently repr…
    - 32 days ago 18 Oct 19, 9:34am -
  • Halloween horror a librarians’ fiction selection

    Halloween horror a librarians’ fiction selection

    For the spooky readers out there, or those willing to dip their toes in the genre for Halloween, we bring a librarians’ selection of hair raising, blood curdling, page turning reads.  From the mysterious brain of Edgar Allen Poe to the unnerving…
    - 33 days ago 17 Oct 19, 9:31am -

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Upcoming Tech Events in Wellington

  • Cybersecurity Incident Response Playbooks
    IT Professionals28th November 2019, 1:00pm - 5:00pmCyber Security effects everyone in an organization. This Cybersecurity Incident Response Playbooks course is intended for those wishing to develop incident response playbook(s) for their organizatio…
    - 21 days ago 29 Oct 19, 11:05am -
  • Cybersecurity Self-assessment
    IT Professionals27th November 2019, 1:00pm - 5:00pmThis Cybersecurity Self-assessment course is intended for those wishing to self-assess their organization's ability to respond to a range of potential cybersecurity threats following established met…
    - 21 days ago 29 Oct 19, 11:02am -
  • Written Communication for IT Professionals
    IT Professionals19th March 2020, 1:00pm - 5:00pmEffective communication between Technical Professionals and the rest of the organisation is a critical factor in the success of any business. Engineering and IT solutions impact on every part of modern…
    - 26 days ago 24 Oct 19, 4:36pm -
  • Developing Resilience in IT Professionals
    IT Professionals18th March 2020, 1:00pm - 5:00pmThe happiest and most successful people are those who develop resilience to set-backs in life. It is no secret that our IT Professionals are suffering high levels of mental stress - and it is no surpri…
    - 26 days ago 24 Oct 19, 4:34pm -
  • Customer Service Excellence for IT Professionals
    IT Professionals17th March 2020, 1:00pm - 5:00pmDemand for customer service skills in the IT field is on the rise. Customer support is not just about solving technical problems. Customer service is not just about explaining how your products work or…
    - 26 days ago 24 Oct 19, 4:30pm -
  • Introduction to DevOps
    IT Professionals27th February 2020, 1:00pm - 5:00pmDevOps aims to establish a culture and environment where building, testing, and releasing software can happen rapidly, frequently, and more reliably, and is sweeping though the IT community at a sta…
    - 81 days ago 30 Aug 19, 10:54am -

Scoop NZ - Parliament

  • newDonations scheme to relieve pressure on families
    The families of more than 416,000 students will be better off next year as their schools have signed up to the Government’s donations scheme, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
    - 13 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 4:24pm -
  • newMeaningful dialogue needed in Hong Kong
    Growing tensions in Hong Kong amongst police and pro-democracy protestors are cause for increased alarm, National’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson Gerry Brownlee says.
    - 14 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 3:48pm -
  • newFurther support for Samoan measles outbreak
    Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced further support as the Government of Samoa responds to a serious measles outbreak.
    - 14 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 3:42pm -
  • newCampaign launched to Fix the Airport Flyer
    MP for Hutt South Chris Bishop has today launched a new campaign to “Fix the Flyer”, calling on the Greater Wellington Regional Council (GRWC), NZ Bus and Wellington Airport to work together to fix the Airport Flyer service from the Hutt to Welli…
    - 16 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 1:51pm -
  • newVisit from Czech Republic, ‘Velvet Revolution’ anniversary
    A delegation from the Czech Republic Chamber of Deputies visits the New Zealand Parliament this week, coinciding with a significant milestone for the nation.
    - 16 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 1:21pm -
  • newLifting incomes a priority: Green Party
    The Green Party acknowledges the Government’s progress report on implementing the recommendations of the Welfare Expert Advisory Group, as highlighted by the Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni in a speech to the Child Poverty Action Gr…
    - 18 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 11:13am -
  • Fairer rules for tenants and landlords
    Fairer rules for tenants and landlords The Government has delivered on its promise to the over one million New Zealanders who now rent to make it fairer and more secure, Associate Minister of Housing (Public Housing) Kris Faafoi has announced today.…
    - 2 days ago 17 Nov 19, 1:03pm -
  • Thousands rally against Govt assault on West Coast
    Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges has joined thousands of people on the West Cost as they rally against the Government’s assault on the region.
    - 2 days ago 17 Nov 19, 12:23pm -
  • Universities must uphold free speech or have funding cut
    Tertiary institutions will be legally required to protect academic freedom and free speech on campus or risk losing funding under a new member’s bill proposed by ACT Leader David Seymour.
    - 3 days ago 16 Nov 19, 11:55am -
  • Food industry asked to step up fight against obesity
    Hon Dr David Clark Minister of Health Hon Damien O’Connor Minister of Food Safety 16 November 2019 PĀNUI PĀPĀHO MEDIA STATEMENT Food industry asked to step up fight against obesity The Government is asking the food industry to step up work to ta…
    - 3 days ago 16 Nov 19, 11:53am -
  • Modern emergency care for Queenstown area
    New, modern emergency department and outpatient facilities at Queenstown’s Lakes District Hospital mean better emergency care for the growing tourist mecca’s visitors and locals, says Health Minister David Clark.
    - 4 days ago 15 Nov 19, 2:16pm -
  • Contraception important for New Zealanders
    Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter says today’s release of sexual and reproductive health data reinforces the significance of the Government’s commitment to providing free or very low-cost contraception.
    - 4 days ago 15 Nov 19, 11:15am -
  • Cronyism the result of bipartisan corporate welfale
    “ A NZ First-linked company applying for taxpayer money from a NZ First-run fund is the perfect example of the cronyism that inevitably accompanies corporate welfare”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.
    - 4 days ago 15 Nov 19, 10:53am -
  • Parliamentary friendship group to South and South East Asia
    Co-Chairs of the South and South East Asia Parliamentary Friendship Group, Greg O’Connor MP (Labour) and Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi MP (National), are leading a delegation to Indonesia and India next week as part of the inaugural Parliamentary Friendsh…
    - 4 days ago 15 Nov 19, 9:20am -
  • Parliamentary women’s group supports men
    A cross-party group of women MPs is encouraging recognition of International Men’s Day, November 19.
    - 4 days ago 15 Nov 19, 8:34am -
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  • newRussia returns captured Ukrainian navy ships

    Russia returns captured Ukrainian navy ships

    Ukraine's military confirmed on Monday that Russia is returning three Ukrainian naval ships that it captured in the Kerch Strait in November 2018.. Francis Maguire reports.
    - 58 mins ago 19 Nov 19, 4:41am -
  • newEntrepreneur builds island from plastic waste

    Entrepreneur builds island from plastic waste

    A French entrepreneur recycles the pile of plastic waste that floats in Abidjan's lagoon to build an ecological fun-island that the promoters hope is the first of many more to come. He hopes the innovative concept will spur others to find lucrative w…
    - 1 hour ago 19 Nov 19, 4:29am -
  • newHong Kong police lay siege at fortified university

    Hong Kong police lay siege at fortified university

    Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as they pinned protesters inside a university on Monday, as China warned the UK and other Western powers not to meddle in its affairs.
    - 2 hours ago 19 Nov 19, 3:44am -
  • newProtesters block entrance at major Iraq port

    Protesters block entrance at major Iraq port

    Protesters have once again blocked the entrance to Iraq's Umm Qasr commodities port near Basra, preventing employees and tankers from entering and bringing operations down by 50%. Emily Spychal reports.
    - 2 hours ago 19 Nov 19, 3:21am -
  • newWhy is Venice flooding?

    Why is Venice flooding?

    Flood-tides in Venice hit their highest level in more than 50 years this week. Here are some of the factors behind the flooding.
    - 3 hours ago 19 Nov 19, 3:06am -
  • newAustria hit by heavy snow and flooding

    Austria hit by heavy snow and flooding

    Austrian authorities declared a state of emergency as the country was hit by heavy snow and flooding. Francis Maguire reports.
    - 3 hours ago 19 Nov 19, 2:33am -
  • newIran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike

    Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike

    Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the gasoline price rises that have caused nationwide protests, which he blamed on the Islamic Republic's opponents and foreign foes. Emily Spychal reports.
    - 3 hours ago 19 Nov 19, 2:31am -
  • newMexican town celebrates its third gender Muxes

    Mexican town celebrates its third gender Muxes

    A small town in southern Mexico saw dancing and partying late into the night Saturday at a pageant to celebrate the area's Muxe, or third gender residents.
    - 4 hours ago 19 Nov 19, 1:13am -
  • newThe World in Pictures

    The World in Pictures

    Some of the best images of the day taken by Reuters photographers across the globe and selected by our editors.
    - 7 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 10:53pm -
  • newClashes continue as HK police arrest protesters

    Clashes continue as HK police arrest protesters

    Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Monday (November 18) to force back anti-government protesters trying to escape a garrisoned university and detained several activists amid violent skirmishes.
    - 7 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 10:22pm -
  • newNorth Korea's Kim supervises drills: state media

    North Korea's Kim supervises drills: state media

    State news agency KCNA reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised military drills twice in the last three days, as the U.S. and South Korea announced on Sunday that they would be postponing their joint drills. Reuters is unable to verif…
    - 9 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 8:26pm -
  • newUniversity president urges HK protesters to leave

    University president urges HK protesters to leave

    Protesters barricaded in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University have been urged to leave in a statement from the university head published on Monday (November 18), as clashes saw police firing tear gas and water cannons yet again in the Chinese-ruled c…
    - 10 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 8:00pm -
  • new"It's a silent and resigned scream" Venetian resident says after flood

    "It's a silent and resigned scream" Venetian resident says after flood

    Reeling from devastating floods this week, Venice suffered another exceptional high tide on Sunday, with the water peaking at 4.9 feet, marking the worst week for the city since official tide statistics were produced in 1872.
    - 22 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 7:54am -
  • newU.S., South Korea postpone military drills in bid to bolster N.Korea peace effort

    U.S., South Korea postpone military drills in bid to bolster N.Korea peace effort

    The United States and South Korea announced on Sunday they will postpone upcoming military drills in an effort to bolster a stalled peace push with North Korea, even as Washington denied the move amounted to another concession to Pyongyang. Emer McCa…
    - 22 hours ago 18 Nov 19, 7:52am -
  • 'My right to breathe': Indian students protest against pollution

    'My right to breathe': Indian students protest against pollution

    School children in New Delhi took an environmental oath together on Sunday during a protest against poor air quality, days after schools were shut to protect students' health. Emer McCarthy reports.
    - 1 day ago 18 Nov 19, 4:54am -
  • Protesters and police clash at barricaded Hong Kong university

    Protesters and police clash at barricaded Hong Kong university

    Hong Kong's Polytechnic University was the focal point of violent clashes between police and protesters on Sunday. David Doyle reports.
    - 1 day ago 18 Nov 19, 4:38am -
  • Aramco IPO range values Saudi oil giant at up to $1.7 trillion

    Aramco IPO range values Saudi oil giant at up to $1.7 trillion

    Saudi Aramco is worth up to $1.7 trillion at the IPO price range set by the oil giant on Sunday, below the $2 trillion touted by Saudi's crown prince but still vying for the title of the world's biggest IPO. Emer McCarthy reports.
    - 1 day ago 18 Nov 19, 3:47am -
  • Sri Lanka's new president: war hero or criminal?

    Sri Lanka's new president: war hero or criminal?

    Former defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won Sri Lanka's presidential election, seen by some as a strong hand to protect the country against extremism, and by others as a man who should be tried for alleged war crimes. David Doyle reports.
    - 1 day ago 18 Nov 19, 2:11am -
  • Britain's Prince Andrew 'categorically" denies sex claims

    Britain's Prince Andrew 'categorically" denies sex claims

    Britain's Prince Andrew has given a rare interview in a bid to draw a line under a scandal over his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein and allegations he had sex with a teenage girl. David Doyle reports.
    - 1 day ago 18 Nov 19, 12:49am -
  • Tear gas fired on 'yellow vest' anniversary

    Tear gas fired on 'yellow vest' anniversary

    Paris police fired tear gas in northwestern and southern Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of anti-government "yellow vest" demonstrations.
    - 2 days ago 17 Nov 19, 2:14am -

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    UK government and military accused of war crimes cover-up - BBC News

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    Protesters arrested as they run from Hong Kong campus - BBC News

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    Prince Andrew & the Epstein Scandal: The Newsnight Interview - BBC News

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    Western plastics 'poisoning Indonesian food chain' - BBC News

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    Could digging up the ocean floor help save the planet? - BBC News

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    From making shoes to breaking news in India - BBC News

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