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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Keith Rankin's Thursday Column - Boy Joerg

Rather than over-reacting to Haider's innocent praising of Hitler's full-employment policies, we should be concerned about: (i) why increasing numbers of European voters are voting for racist parties, (ii) why parties to the left of the mildly-right-wing ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00052.htm


2: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today's Questions relate to: ACC - Fishery Sustainability - ACC - Prison Sentences - At Work Insurance - East Timor - TVNZ - Student Costs - Victoria University Payout - Community Employment - HFA - NZ's External Accounts - ACC Submissions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00048.htm


3: Irish Eyes: Clean By Exhaust

Isn't technology amazing, or maybe we've seen so much of it it's no longer so exciting, lately Shell Oil have created a wonderful new petroleum product set to make the world a much better place. Yet no one seems very excited. Greg Meylan writes from Dublin.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00054.htm


4: Guest Opinion: Skeleton Woman Snared In Seattle

Paul Hawken (a leading environmental businessman and new-economic theorist) has come up with a stunning WTO story, integrating the scene on the street with the issues in question, moving to a very dramatic conclusion.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00055.htm


5: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today's Question Time covered the following subjects: Hauraki Gulf Park Land - ACC Select Committee - INCIS Inquiry - @Work Insurance - Restaurant Endorsement By MPs - Industry Development - Our Health Our Future - Sky Hawks And F16s - State Housing ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00059.htm


6: Scoop Images: Lisa Blakie And Her Dog

Christchurch police have released the following pictures of murder victim Lisa Blakie and her dog Kaos. Inspector Rob Pope is calling on anyone who may have seen Lisa or her dog over the last week to contact them.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00049.htm


8: Lisa Blakie Inquiry - Background Inquiries

Detective Inspector Rob POPE, heading the Lisa Blakie homicide team, says that inquiries are looking into the background of Lisa’s life.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0002/S00056.htm


9: Scoop Images: You Better Be Old Enough To Look

The following is a promotional still from the new New Zealand "family" film Savage Honeymoon which has just received an R18 rating as a result of the allegedly irresponsible way it deals with alcohol use. The Film Commission and film's makers ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00061.htm


10: Scoop Opinion: The Path To Peace

Today Great Britain and Israel - two nations who ought to know better - are the source of global worries about a deterioration in the quest for peace. Scoop's Alastair Thompson reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00058.htm


11: Overseas expert rejects Clark statements on ACC

Evidence presented at yesterday's ACC select committee meeting by an international expert on workers compensation, proves conclusively that the Prime Minister has not only got her facts wrong about international experience with private insurance based ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00111.htm


12: Later Start For Primary Schools Next Year

The primary school year for 2001 will start later and end closer to Christmas, Education Minister Trevor Mallard announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00105.htm


13: FBI To Find Cybervandals

The United States Government has called in the FBI after cyber vandals disrupted several high profile internet sites, shutting out millions of users.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00060.htm


14: Sue Bradford - Maiden Speech

I am honoured to stand here today as one of the first group of Green MPs to be elected in our own right to what has now become a more truly representative House of Representatives. I pay tribute to all those people who have worked for this day in the nearly thirty ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00084.htm


15: Scoop Photo Essay: Parliament's Best Side

The following pictures show New Zealand's Parliamentary building complex, and the statue of former Prime Minister Richard Seddon whose populist spirit appears to live on inside. Parliament reopens for the new year today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00042.htm


16: UK DNA Mismatch

Police Minister George Hawkins wants police powers broadened to take DNA samples, but Britain's DNA database computer has mistakenly mismatched an innocent man to a burglary. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00053.htm


17: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

The first question session of the New Year covered Labour's credit card pledges - ACC changes - climate change - superannuation - regional development - Victoria University's vice chancellor payout - primary teacher salaries - John Hawkesby - East Timor and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00043.htm


18: Internet Access For Workers

A US union has convinced the Ford Motor Co. to offer its 350,000 workers worldwide, a home computer, colour printer and Internet access, for $5 a month. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00038.htm


19: Cabinet Committees: Terms Of Reference And Members

Today the PM announced the Cabinet Committees, their membership and areas of responsibility.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00067.htm


20: Scoop Images: Liv Meets Some Smokin' Ringwraiths

The following pictures - supplied to Scoop anonymously - show actress Liv Tyler in action during the shooting of some scenes for the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. The pictures were taken in the South Island near Wanaka.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0001/S00027.htm

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