What a wretched time is being had by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam.
At Monday’s post-Cabinet press conference, the director-general of Health predicted that the current measles outbreaks will peak in about two weeks time. Let’s hope.
In the face of Boris Johnson’s latest provocations, the best response for Remainers and Tory rebels alike would be… to do nothing at all.
It may help to think of the October 31 ‘no deal’ Brexit as a warm, rascally puppy. And British PM Boris Johnson says he will shoot that puppy, unless someone stops him.
Yesterday’s European Parliament election results show that the feared gains by far right populism did not eventuate.
Just when we thought the Brexit mess couldn’t get any messier, it suddenly has.
2019 is proving to be such a bad year for the Kiwi way of life, which – patriots beware! – is under attack on all fronts by the IRD.
The resignation of seven UK Labour MPs in protest against the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn is another example of the centre-left’s readiness to sabotage its own cause…
Brexit is not the only concern for New Zealand’s Shipping Trade.
Normally when a major policy like this gets so crushingly rejected – by 230 votes – the PM would resign and/or a fresh election called.
Fear has become such a routine part of the political toolkit that it hardly gets noticed anymore, for what it is.
Come December 2019, the West’s social democracies could be gone through quite a few changes at the top.
Crunch time is looming on Tuesday night in Britain, amid every sign that May’s compromise deal for Brexit is headed for a heavy defeat.
The government has announced a vaccination programme to help combat an outbreak of the deadly W strain of meningococcal disease in Northland…
Brexit has left the British public looking like a nation of Wellington bus commuters.
What the government’s BORA announcement signaled first and foremost, was that prisoners in the New Zealand could be about to win back the right to vote.
It has been a grimly fascinating week for Brexit train (wreck) spotters.
Ignoring Jeremy Corbyn’s sensational election campaign for a moment – it has to be said that Britain is now really up shit creek.
For many on the centre-left, populism is a dirty word, and shorthand for the politics of bigotry.
I’m not even going to try and rationalise this surrender to a ‘best of’ listicle.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a red nose jammed onto a human face – forever.
The current Key/McClay expedition to the UK and Europe looks decidedly peculiar.
Malcolm Turnbull’s immediate goal – mere survival – is still within his grasp… In every other respect, this election has been a disaster for the Liberals
Boris Johnson’s exit from the Conservative leadership contest supports the conspiracy theory that he never really expected “Leave” to win
On Brexit, the Europeans clearly want Britain to get on with it, but no British politician seems willing to step up
Now that it has woken up from its Brexit victory hangover, is Britain acting as if it has just won the World Cup? Hardly.
On the brink of the Brexit vote, the irrationality of the “Leave” option is now apparent.