Scoop Today - Weekend Top 20
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The top 20 rating items over the weekend were...
Two weeks out from his day of reckoning the man who would be the next President of the great Russian Republic, Vladimir Putin, is putting his best foot forward.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... memo to the Employers Federation, the Business Roundtable and various other interests: We will soon have industrial relations laws that conform to basic international standards. Get over it, stop whining and get on with it.
What on earth is going on with this Government? Yesterday Dr Michael Cullen warned business to stop protesting against its policies and then Pete Hodgson says Kit Richards' consultancy to Timberlands is untenable, despite Government taking back Peter Doone ...
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.
Today is St Patrick's Day commemorating the Saint who rid the fair Isle of Eire of its snakes. This autobiographical confession was written by Patrick himself, in Latin, around the year 450. It offers a unique record of life in the British Isles ...
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.
The Urban Dream Capsule in Farmers shop window in Cuba Mall began yesterday. Four Melbourne actors will live in public view for the next two weeks - 15 days in all..... photos Tori Buttle. For more information... See... Message In A Bubble in the Headlines ...
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Horror Smash - Charges In Police Crash - Chathams Emergency - Meat Works Close - F16 Retaliation? - Lucky Chopper Crash - Kit Richards - WINZ Protests - Leonardo D'Caprio - Pakistan Killer
Just as British Aristocrats sold off their Gainsboroughs to pay death duties, New Zealand has sold just about everything to repay the National debt.
The Dans Palais on Frank Kitts Park is the venue of choice for post show grooving at the Festival.... photos Tori Buttle.
Strike perform "Cube" to huge crowd at summit of Mt Victoria. New Zealand percussionists, Festival 2000 - Photos Tori Buttle.
Spanish hair wizards decorate the public in Civic Square….photos Tori Buttle.
The German Green Party, almost in free-fall at the polls, is being warned to start acting like a governing party in a modern democracy, more than the anarchic, pacifist, anti-nuclear militants they were when the party was founded. John Howard reports.
The Edinburgh Tattoo at Westpactrust Stadium....photos Stephen Thompson.
Horror Road Smash - Drug Testing In Sport Halted - Us Says Tone Down China - Bmw Dumps Rover - Fishing Alert - Maori College Does Well
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".
The Government is considering changing the law to so that it can successfully sue United States tobacco companies
Tens of thousands of protesters are expected in Washington over April 16 and 17 when the IMF and World Bank meeting of 182 finance ministers and central bank governors discuss globalisation and the world economy. John Howard reports.
More images of domestic bliss inside the Urban Dream Capsule in the shop window of Farmers on Cuba Street – Photos Tori Buttle.
South Australia has been portrayed as Australia's cannabis-growing capital in a major police report. John Howard reports.