Flash flooding has struck in the Waikato, as a menacing storm unleashed a torrent of rain on Te Awamutu. There is surface flooding in several…View More Weather: Lightning strikes plane, tornado and flash floods in Waikato, Taranaki
HALF of adults plan on having their 'most sustainable Christmas ever' – by ditching the Christmas cards, cutting back on decorations and buying second-hand and…View More Brits plan to have 'most sustainable Christmas ever' with no cards and second-hand gifts
MPs have given their final backing to government plans to override parts of its Brexit agreement with the EU. Amid concerns that the move would…View More Government’s Brexit plan gets MPs’ final backing
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered a statement setting out plans to help workers and businesses hit by new coronavirus restrictions. It includes plans for a…View More Sunak’s post-furlough plan: At-a-glance
President Trump will not make an in-person appearance at the United Nations General Assembly, which opens next week in New York City, his chief of…View More Trump changed his plan to appear in person at the U.N. General Assembly.
Ministers are planning new legislation that would override a key part of last year’s EU withdrawal agreement. The move would eliminate a requirement for new…View More Ministers plan laws overriding part of Brexit deal
New figures have revealed that nearly 1,800 companies are planning mass redundancies as the full economic impact of the coronavirus lockdown becomes clearer. A Freedom…View More Almost 1,800 UK companies plan to cut 20 or more jobs
The Government has voted down a plan to protect the NHS from foreign interference – raising fears that the health service could become part of…View More MPs vote against plan to protect NHS from US in trade deal
Tourism bosses in Cornwall say COVID-19 has already cost the sector more than £650m in lost revenue and are warning there will be no “speedy…View More Coronavirus: ‘Think, plan and book’: Cornwall re-opens for business but with a new normal
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The European Union’s 750 billion-euro stimulus plan to cushion the economic slump expected this year due to coronavirus lockdowns is unfair towards…View More EU's economic rescue plan unfair to Hungary: finance minister
A mandatory two-week quarantine is reportedly being considered for all travellers arriving into Britain as part of the next steps in the battle against coronavirus.…View More UK's lockdown plan 'to include mandatory two-week quarantine for arrivals'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Conservative groups advising the White House have issued an array of coronavirus economic reopening plans with a common theme – Americans should…View More Conservative groups advising White House push fast reopening, not testing
Urgent action is needed to tackle a rise in domestic abuse, triggered by the stay-at-home advice under the coronavirus lockdown, according to a group of…View More MPs demand urgent action plan to tackle rise in domestic abuse during lockdown
DEMOCRATIC presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has pledged to take all funds from President Trump's "racist" border wall and use them to tackle the growing threat…View More Elizabeth Warren unveils plan diverting Trump’s ‘racist wall’ funds to coronavirus work as Democrat’s campaign flounders – The Sun