Panama papers

John Key keeps lid on hidden billions video

John Key has described criticism of New Zealand's foreign trust laws as a media beat-up.

Foreign trusts lobbyists seem to have watered down a NZ bill on better disclosure of the origins of secret cash.

Govt accepts foreign trusts plan video

Tax expert John Shewan has called for a shake up of New Zealand's laws around foreign trusts.

John Key accepts foreign trust rules need a radical overhaul following warnings not enough's being done to counter money laundering.

Judgment day for trusts video

The foreign trust inquiry by John Shewan has helped the Government save face.

NZ's foreign trust regime is a good little earner for some, but time may be running out.

Mossack Fonseca staffer held

Geneva prosecutors led a police raid of Mossack Fonseca's local office in which computer equipment was seized.

Computer specialist at the Panama law firm is taken into custody over huge leak.

Pedro Almodovar's Julieta video

Director Pedro Almodovar leaves the Juliet' premier.

"If the Panama Papers were a film," the acclaimed Spanish director said, "we wouldn't even be credited as extras."

World

Uber CEO resigns video

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepped aside after a tumultuous time for the world's largest ride-services company.

Uber boss and co-founder steps down under pressure from investors after a string of setbacks.

Clooney sells tequila for $1b video

George Clooney, seen with his wife Amal, created Casamigos in 2013.

George Clooney may be the face of fancy coffee, but it's in premium tequila that he just hit the jackpot.

Luxury flats for fire tenants

The apartments are located in a highly desirable part of London.

UK government buys some of the most expensive real estate in London to rehouse survivors of Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Valium, laxatives, 'malicious' bankers

The unconscious victim.

Members of Australia's "millionaires factory" tried to discredit colleague by drugging him on a business trip.

Tip your unhappy Uber driver

Introducing tipping may be a tactic by Uber to boost its public image.

Kiwi passengers set to pay as Uber introduces tipping and fees for making drivers wait.

Magazine boss quits, replaced by NZ CEO

Nick Chan will be replaced by Bauer's New Zealand chief executive Paul Dykzeul.

Publisher denies move is linked to actress Rebel Wilson's recent defamation victory.

Can Apple save the iPad?

IPad sales peaked in 2013, despite Tim Cook's assertion they would eventually make the laptop obsolete.

Predictions that the tablet would be a replacement for a desktop have not happened but its latest reboot may give it another chance.

Amazon's try before you buy video

Try before you buy from home with Prime Fashion

New service claims territory once held by department stores, essentially placing a dressing room in your house.

Barclays' $21b fundraising 'fraud'

Barclays' former chief executive John Varley is one of those charged.

British bank and four former senior executives charged for alleged crimes during global financial crisis.

Kiwi stole $562,000 of cables

Michael Levy, 43, said he stole the supplies to cover his gambling addiction.

Aussie warehouse worker set to be deported back to NZ for stealing and selling huge haul of electric cables.

China invests in new electric supercars

The Nio EP9 electric car on show at the Shanghai Auto Show will cost you NZ$2.1 million.

They can reach 300 kilometres an hour and go from zero to 100 in seconds - yet these cars are electric. Meet the new supercars China is investing in.

China's share ambition

Young Chinese have embraced the sharing economy, like renting bikes.

Bicycles, basketballs and umbrellas can all be rented, and they're driving China's aspirations.

Aussie rodeo rider wins payout

Mitchell Gajkowski had dreamed of a bull riding career in the US.

Mitchell Gajkowski had a fight on his hands when catastrophic injuries ended his bull riding dream.

Amazon in bombshell deal video

The Whole Foods deal is an acknowledgment that it can't build its own physical footprint quickly enough alone.

E-commerce giant will buy US organic food chain for billions as it moves into a new realm.

Fairfax bids expected soon

Fairfax Media owns The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, as well as New Zealand assets ...

US private equity firms could lob formal bids for Fairfax Media within a fortnight.

Whole Foods CEO lambast hedge fund

John Mackey, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. (FILE PHOTO)

Jana Partners, the hedge fund stands to make roughly $413 million from the sale of Whole Foods to Amazon.

UK picks Kiwi for top trade role

Crawford Falconer, formerly NZ's ambassador to the World Trade Organisation, will advise Britain's international trade ...

Britain has appointed a former NZ trade negotiator as its chief adviser just days before Brexit discussions are due to begin.

Amazon to buy Whole Foods

Amazon is making a strong move into groceries.

Online juggernaut to acquire US grocery chain in mega deal later this year.

Takata said to be planning bankruptcy

Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp is behind the biggest safety recall in automotive history.

Takata CorpĀ plans to file for bankruptcy as soon as next week, paving the way for a sale of the 84-year-old Japanese air-bag maker behind the biggest safety recall in automotive history.

Brown milk, brown cow video

This ignorance about where our food and drinks come from is actually logical.

Over 16 million Americans think chocolate milk comes from brown cows - it's amazing it's not more.

Naked pics not OK on LinkedIn video

The woman said she was shocked after receiving the photo, but didn't know how to block him on the LinkedIn app.

Tinder is for dating. Facebook is for friends. LinkedIn is for ... well, it depends who you ask.

Tomcar: Small but tough video

Tomcar in action. The vehicle is small but tough.

Business is on the up for the made to order off-road vehicle maker.

Tesla's glimpse of the future video

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk teased new details on the Model Y and Model 3 at the annual shareholder meeting.

Tesla chief Elon Musk teases the Model Y and new details on the entry level car, Model 3.

US Fed raises rates video

"What I can tell you is that we anticipate reducing reserve balances and our overall balance sheet to levels appreciably ...

US central bank has growing confidence in the economy after second hike in 3 months.

NZ, Chinese animators unite video

McKay says he is excited to be taking more control of the creative destiny of shows, rather than just post-production.

"It's not like we are going to China for cheap manufacturing, we are going for creative collaboration," Kiwi film boss says.

Bad news for Aus TV network

Network Ten is looking at refinancing options.

Channel Ten is forced to go into voluntary administration after billionaire shareholders refuse to guarantee loan.

French McDonald's offers cutlery

Once the home of the three-course lunch with red wine, France is rapidly succumbing to fast food and ready meals.

Realising that the French don't really like to eat with their hands, the fast food chain now offers plastic knives and forks.

Australia's giant flying turkeys

Reconstruction of Progura gallinacea next to a grey kangaroo and brush turkey.

The kangaroo-sized flying turkey roamed Australia more than two million years ago according to a new study.

'Grovelling' a problem for Trump video

Flattery may get you somewhere, but it does little to help the boss.

Having a room full of people praising his brilliance may be hard to resist, but it does the US president no favours.

Smirnoff pokes fun at Trump video

Smirnoff has taken a shot at Trump in its a latest advertisement in the US.

Its new vodka advert takes a shot at the US president.

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