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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."

Greens donor in Panama Papers

Forbes Elworthy donated $15,000 to the Green Party in 2011 during the election campaign.

A wealthy Kiwi who gave the Greens $15,000 has been listed in the documents leaks.

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Workers penalised for water breaks

The report called for billionaire founder Mike Ashley to be held accountable for the appalling working conditions.

Report slams work conditions at UK company, where employees were not treated as human beings.

Catching cash with Pokemon Go

People are adapting their business to attract Pokemon gamers.

People in all types of businesses are cashing on the worldwide craze of Pokemon Go.

Ban on Wicked in Aus video

Three Wicked Campers vehicles have been banned in New Zealand.

Wicked Campers' controversial slogans are forced off the road in Queensland.

Rinehart buys two cattle stations

The cattle properties, located in Australia's Northern Territory, were bought from one of Indonesia's largest importers ...

Gina Rinehart expands cattle business as she seeks to profit from the Asia's fast-growing food market.

VW scandal tab nears $20b

The VW brand outperformed expectations as the European auto market improved and corporations purchased more fleet ...

Volkswagen's stock jumps even as its bill on the emissions scandal grows.

US moves to recover $1.4b video

The 1MDB fund, created in 2009 by Malaysian PM Najib, was aimed at promoting economic development projects in the country.

US goes after money allegedly stolen from Malaysian wealth fund in complex money laundering scheme.

Lachlan Murdoch's revenge video

Rupert Murdoch on his wedding day with his sons  Lachlan (L)  and James.

OPINION: He was muscled out of the family business but now revenge is at hand for Rupert Murdoch's son.

Swap furniture, make A$50m

ANZ's Kate Langan is seen in the bank's new flexible 'Playbox' office in Melbourne.

This could be the excuse you've always wanted to rearrange your office. 

Pokemon Go launches dating service

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Pokemon GO players meet at Sydney Opera House on July 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The ...

Pokedates aims to get single Pokemon Go players to meet up.

UK confirms Unaoil probe video

Unaoil's owners, the Ahsani family: Saman, Cyrus and Ata.

British anti-corruption agency launches graft investigations on global oil company.

Trump alienates Wall St video

Trump is considered too volatile by many on Wall St.

Anxious ​US banking industry isn't "buying a ticket on the crazy train".

Pokemon Go windfall

The Pokemon Go windfall could help reverse Nintendo's fortunes.

The release of Pokemon Go has doubled the value of Nintendo in under two weeks.

US states sue VW

Volkswagen is in legal hot water again in the US.

New York, Massachusetts and Maryland file lawsuits in US state courts against automotive giant.

Is Herbalife a pyramid scheme?

Retired at 39, John Hempton says he co-founded Bronte in 2009 when his wife threatened to divorce him if he didn't get ...

A ruling by US federal regulators is failed to make a clear decision on if the company is a pyramid scheme.

Yahoo undershoots

The sale of Yahoo could be done by the end of the month.

Embattled tech company is going out with a whimper ahead of its planned sale.

Eagle Boys collapses in Aus

Eagle Boys franchise numbers have halved in Australia in recent years.

Popular Australian pizza franchise couldn't compete against Domino's and Pizza Hut.

Thieves scam pensioner video

The people police want to talk to about robbing an 86-year-old woman of her life savings.

An elderly UK woman is robbed of over $39,000 after she's targeted by 'distraction thieves'.

Vital payload for space station video

A NASA photo shows a SpaceX Dragon capsule as it's released from the International Space Station earlier this year.

Unmanned SpaceX rocket blasts off with food and an astronaut docking port for the International Space Station.

Nintendo's Pokemon boost video

Nintendo's share price jump only makes sense if the app is downloaded by every second person on the planet.

Nintendo's share price went berserk after Pokemon Go was unleashed.

Dragon's Den $370m miss video

Tangle Teezer was rejected by UK business moguls, but may be sold for millions.

Tangle Teezer, written off as a "horse brush" by tough business moguls, may be sold for millions.

Human skulls fetch $7700

Sold to the highest bidder. Not anymore. The sale of skulls on eBay has been banned.

Grim sale of hundreds of skulls prompts auction site to ban trade of all human remains.

Commit to the company with a tattoo

Jovante Wood examines his newest tattoo. He got his first tattoo, of his grandmother's name, at age 16 and the second ...

Why these pizza employees have the company's logo tattooed on their bodies.

BP's big bill for oil spill

An explosion at Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers and spewed oil for nearly three months in ...

The world's largest oil spill now reaches a cost to BP of a whopping $85.9 billion.

Line messaging app goes public

Line has more than 218 million monthly active users.

Japanese messaging app operator raises $1b after launching 2016's biggest IPO.

Wild Turkey loses out to Wild Geese

A court decision has cleared the way for Wild Turkey to be joined by another wild bird on Austalian liquor store shelves.

The battle of the birds. How rival booze brands fought it out in a 'landmark' Australian court case.

'It was time to speak up' video

Former Fox News presenter Gretchen Carlson "finally felt it was time" to speak up.

TV presenter who is suing the boss of Fox News talks about the 'intimidating' man who implored her to 'get along with the boys'.

Green cars causing damage?

A flamingo feeds at the Chaxa lagoon, part of the Los Flamencos National Reserve, in Salar de Atacama, Chile, on June 3, ...

Salt water flats dry out threatening wildlife as miners search for lithium, a material that is used in electric car batteries.

Forget the glass ceiling video

Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May is Britain's new prime minister.

Congratulations, Theresa May, but Britain's new prime minister now faces the 'glass cliff'.

'Diamond' Joe Gutnick bankrupt video

The bankruptcy is the latest chapter in Joe Gutnick's colourful career.

The bankrupt Aussie mining magnate was once ranked among the country's wealthiest.

When business names go bad

Can of SARS anyone?

Awkward: What happens when your a catchy name becomes evil, racist or just inappropriate?

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