CANCER ORDEAL: A Ministerial inquiry is to be held into the misreading of the Gisborne cervical smear tests conducted by a former pathologist.
WAIT OVER: An Iranian refugee who has been living without identity papers at Paris’s main airport for the last 11 years has finally been issued with travel documents.
QUAKE: More than 1500 people were killed in a massive earthquake in Taiwan yesterday.
TIMOR: Peacekeepers detained at least eight men for possession of weapons in Dili yesterday.
TAX DEAL Bill Birch is working on a multi million dollar deal to secure the support of Tau Henare’s Mauri Pacific for tax cut legislation.
SPY: The daughter of a Kiwi man exposed as a KGB spy said she had no idea of the allegations.
SCHOOLS: A national system of assessing primary schools is to be launched by the government today.
BRAVERY: A new award system for bravery