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Russia has had a terrible century. In fact Russia - and certainly the Russian peasantry - have arguably had a bum deal for as long as anyone can remember.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES - and so the Prime Minister is tested on foreign affairs - and passes.
The following is a guide – apparently addressed to corporate America – to the protest movement which closed down the Seattle WTO meetings for a day in November last year.
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.
Party Leader Graham Capill has moved quickly to condemn last night’s screening on TV4 of the first episode of Queer as Folk.
The first LOOP of the 21st century is about to hit the streets. Relaunching our vision: rethought, restructured, ready to take our country’s creative culture to the world.
The murderer returned to the scene of the crime walking, even though he was too sick to face trial according to the British authorities. He arrived home on a sunny summer morning smiling and saluting his supporters unaided, although he was released ...
Diving Deaths - Hawkesby Payout - Defence Review - School Fire - Ellis Inquiry - Team Nz Intrigue - Team Nz In Dunedin
The co-editors of a student magazine who published a controversial feature on youth suicide may end up being kicked out by their student association. Scoop's Chris Holm reports.
“Political language – and with variations this is true of all political parties – is designed to make lies sound truthful… and to give the appearance of solidity to pure wind.” George Orwell
Christchurch Legalisers have recommended that the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 be amended to accommodate Class D restricted drugs. The move would be "in anticipation of a probable shift in the legal status of cannabis".
"Federated Farmers remains adamant that the farming community wants to stay with the current competitive accident insurance market which has delivered farmers and the whole economy huge benefits. We do not want to go back to a monopoly" ...
I am an unlikely fan of Simon Upton. He's a man who has made many, many enemies on the left. While I don't agree with him, he is intelligent and his ideological positions are well thought out and reasoned (unlike those of many of his colleagues). However, ...
PM and Chile – Mothers With AIDS – Fishing Rescue – US Primary Elections – DNA Testing – Israel – Polytechnics – Legal Aid – Wine Rare
A group of Dunedin women who protested at last year's Miss Otago pageant are today delighted to hear the Miss New Zealand contest is on its last legs.
The Australian author of the best-selling book "How to Lose Friends and Infuriate People" is facing legal action from Dale Carnegie, author of "How to Win Friends And Influence People". Alastair Thompson reports.
The recent comments by Deputy Prime Minister deriding everything about the free market and declaring the “free market” policies of the last century a failure highlight an unfortunate ideological purity which is so totally out of place in modern New ...
I am privileged, honoured and humbled to make my first address as a Member of Parliament in a Chamber, which reverberates with the history of our ancestors.
The House was subdued last night as members worked their way through nuts and bolts legislation, until there was objection to the usually unobjectionable.
Party Leader Graham Capill was delighted to learn that the Christian Heritage Party out-performed NZ First in the first Colmar Brunton Poll of the year.