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

 

National Radio 9am Bulletin

WTO Talks Fail – Runabout Death – Chechnya – Bethlehem – Sunday Grog – Soccer Riots

WTO TALKS FAIL: The World Trade talks in Seattle have ended in failure. Developing countries wanted more from the US and Europe.

RUNABOUT DEATH: A child is dead after a new family runabout sank in Auckland. The survivors were all wearing life-jackets – the dead child’s jacket came off. The runabout was new on Friday.

CHECHNYA: Commander of Russian forces in Chechnya says that Grozny is now almost completely surrounded. Two more towns need to be taken to complete the seige.

BETHLEHEM: PLO leader Yasser Arafat has started Millennium celebrations in Bethlehem – the birthplace if Jesus Christ.

SUNDAY GROG: Wellington’s biggest supermarket is expecting strong liquor sales today on the first day of Sunday liquor sales. Chaffers New World says it expects people to drink at home rather than go out.

SOCCER RIOTS: London police have batton charged soccer fans after coming under a hail of bottles and rocks.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Scoop 3.0: Saving The News

Scoop Co-Founder Alastair Thompson - One of the saddest aspects of the decline of the news industry, not just here in NZ - but everywhere, is that it often seems invisible, in large part because news is a confidence business... More>>

ALSO:

"Scoop 3.0" Crowd Sale and PledgeMe Campaign: Taking Scoop's Model To The World

Scoop has a real shot at creating the future of independent news and media intelligence and a solution to the news crisis. The Scoop 3.0 plan aims to create NZ’s first community-owned, distributed, blockchain integrated, news and media intelligence ecosystem in 2019. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Why The Highly Educated Vote Centre-Left

In March of this year, the French economist Thomas Piketty published a paper tracing the political journey that the university-educated have taken across the political spectrum in the past 70 years... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Elizabeth Warren’s Plan To save Capitalism

Over the past six weeks, Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren has emerged from the pack as Trump’s likely Democratic rival in 2020... As set out in the Accountable Capitalism Act she launched in August, Warren aims to rein in those market forces. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • PublicAddress
  • Pundit
  • Kiwiblog