Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

The Dominion

ROYAL WEDDING: The Dominion leads today with a report that the fairytale finally came true for Prince Edward yesterday when he married Sophie Rhys-Jones in a ceremony set amid the splendour of Windsor Castle. The report is accompanied with a picture of the happy couple leaving St George's chapel. Another report questions why the royal couple appear to have chosen the wrong finger for Prince Edward's wedding ring.

Also on the front page:

- TAX CUTS: a report the Treasury has advised the Government that it could fund further tax cuts by increasing the rate of gst;

- BIG BET: a report that Sydney bookmaker Con Kafataris and two friends received the biggest dividend in Australian and New Zealand racing history on Saturday when they collected A$2 million at Cheltenham races in Adelaide;

- LINZ BLOWOUT: a report that the budget for another Government computer project has blown out, this time by $35 million. The Land Information New Zealand's land title computerization project could cost $150 million NZ Infotech Weekly reports

- SEXY SUNGLASSES: a report that people wearing sunglasses feel more confident with enhanced sex appeal according to researchers;

- PRISON ESCAPE: a Hawke's Bay escaped prisoner was recaptured by Hastings police at the weekend before the prison discovered he was missing.

Inside politics:

- TRADE: Victoria Main's column suggests trade looks set to become the talking point of the election campaign;
- DNA INQUIRY: DNA inquiry needs to be widened says Labour's Phil Goff;
- APEC: ACT's Rodney Hide says funding Women in Apec is a waste of money;
- WTO: Moore on way home to lobby APEC trade ministers;
- OATH INSULT: Oath request to Max Bradford at select committee seen as an insult.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

There Is A Field: Reimagining Biodiversity In Aotearoa

We are in a moment of existential peril, with interconnected climate and biodiversity crises converging on a global scale to drive most life on Earth to the brink of extinction… These massive challenges can, however, be reframed as a once in a lifetime opportunity to fundamentally change how humanity relates to nature and to each other. Read on The Dig>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Barriers Facing Female Politicians

On the current evidence though, voters are less likely to regard a female politician as ‘likeable’ than a male one, and – even worse – this perception tends to become a barrier that only female candidates in the main, have to face. More>>

The Detail: Britain's Trump Is Now Its Prime Minister

Guardian journalist James Murray says Boris Johnson wears the hat that works, depending on what he’s trying to achieve. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Trump’s Open White Nationalism

By telling those four elected, American born and/or raised women of colour to “go home”, US President Donald Trump’s racist agenda has come out of the shadows. More>>

ALSO:

Mediaversaries: 20 Years Of The Scoop Information Ecosystem

Scoop celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. To celebrate, we are offering 20% off all ScoopPro subscriptions, including the newly launched ScoopPro Citizen service for Citizen readers. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • PublicAddress
  • Pundit
  • Kiwiblog