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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."

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The emojis that cost over $3000

Three of the most commonly used emojis; Crying with laughter, Beaming red cheeks, and Tongue out winking face.

Warning! Use emojis wisely as that smiley face could land you in court.

Pot delivered to your door video

District of Columbia residents smoke marijuana they had delivered to their house when they ordered the District of C art ...

​In Washington, you can get marijuana brought to your house, like pizza. Really expensive pizza.

N Korea's cyber warfare cell video

North Korea, led by Kim Jong Un, first used hacking as a tool for espionage and then political harassment against South ...

North Korea denies being behind the Sony and banking hacks, but evidence emerges of its spy agency's "Unit 180".

Capitalism is in crisis

t is increasingly clear that capitalism is not a system that lends itself to increasing equality.

OPINION: The system should not be overthrown, but we should face up to its flaws.

Portaloo firms flush thanks to Trump

US President Donald Trump vowed on the campaign trail to boost economic growth. When it comes to Washington's portaloo ...

Influx of protesters - and their bodily needs - has put wind in the sails of Washington's portaloo sector.

$100k on strippers in four months

Simon Anquetil was grilled in court about his use of a "dummy" director to avoid personal liability for the thousands of ...

Alleged conspirator in Australia's $165m tax office scandal faced a grilling over his "entertainment" expenses.

GM to stop selling vehicles in India video

Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors.

General Motors is planning to stop selling all cars in India and shed its operations in South Africa.

Ford to cut 1400 jobs video

Ford is cutting 1400 jobs even though 2017 profit tipped to be NZ$13 billion.

Automaker cutting 1400 jobs even though 2017 profit tipped to be NZ$13 billion.

It's about to get harder to work in UK video

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain had "a chance to step back and ask ourselves what kind of country we ...

Anti-migrant policies announced by the UK Government will make it harder for Kiwis to find and keep jobs.

Cyberattack hero donates reward video

The vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that WannaCry exploited was patched in March, but many organisations hadn't ...

22-year-old UK man who "accidentally" halted WannaCry attack plans to give US$10K reward to charity.

$50 billion lost in a day video

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lost US$2 billion in a day but is still the world's fifth-richest person.

World's richest people lose billions in a day as Trump crisis hits global markets.

US stocks take a hit

The latest crisis surrounding US President Donald Trump sends investors packing (file photo).

Wall Street slides as the turmoil surrounding US President Donald Trump sends investors packing.

Google's worst nightmare

A neon Google logo is seen as employees work at the new Google office in Toronto, in this file photo from November 13, ...

The word Google is so well-known that the company has to fight for the right to own its brand.

Google VR headset teased

Google's Daydream View VR headset was unveiled in October 2016.

Google's next-generation virtual reality headset will reportedly not require a PC or phone to run games.

Tough Aussie insurance tactics

The Australian insurance industry's use of external investigators to detect and avoid paying out fraudulent claims is ...

"No wonder you don't have a husband" said Australian insurance investigator to woman dealing with son's death.

Dubai's $2.5b tourist project

Built on two man-made islands, there will be 140 villas, a marine and water park and a theatre.

Built on two man-made islands, there will be 140 villas, a marine and water park and a theatre.

What next for wounded TPP?

Prime Minister Bill English heads to Japan on Tuesday for talks that include trying to breath new life into the TPP.

Bill English heads to Japan for trade talks set to be dominated by attempts to save the TPP.

Chopper stops for Maccas

Who need a drive-thru?

A hungry pilot casually lands his aircraft outside a McDonalds in Sydney before collecting his meal.

WannaCry attack explained video

US and European officials scrambled to catch the culprits behind a  ransomware worm that caused damage across the globe ...

How to protect yourself from the global ransomware attack.

N Korea clue to global cyber attack video

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Some code in an earlier version of the WannaCry software had also appeared in programs ...

Evidence rogue state may be involved in global WannaCry cyber attack that has hit 300,000 computers.

The financial chaos behind Fyre video

The luxurious Fyre Festival was anything but.

The doomed "luxury" festival in the Bahamas was millions in debt before it even began.

The Chanel boomerang. Really.

Chanel has released a boomerang.

The luxury fashion house reduces indigenous Australia's most distinctive object to a fashion accessory.

'Worth an interview, for a laugh'

The email to Anna Jacobs accidentally included remarks about her being a "biscuit short of a packet or a left-wing loon ...

UK firm inadvertently sends rude insults about job applicant in an email back to her.

Fairfax NZ under offer

Insiders suggest a bid of A$1.20 a share is not far from the mark.

Revised bid would mean Fairfax NZ comes under private equity ownership.

Sleeping baby whisperer

Tizzie Hall is in the business of getting babies to sleep.

The secret every parent with a newborn baby craves comes at a cost.

Cyber attack: what you need to know

NZ on alert as massive cyber attack sweeps globe

Global ransomware "WannaCrypt" has crippled computers around the world, here's how to stay safe.

Pub parodies sexual harassment

Aussie pub pulls posters telling men to alert staff if their date 'won't stop talking about herself'.

Aussie pub pulls posters telling men to alert staff if their date 'won't stop talking about herself'.

Mother's Day founder would hate it

Anna Jarvis came up with the idea of celebrating mothers every second Sunday of May.

"They're commercialising my Mother's Day. This is not what I intended,” Anna Jarvis once said.

Worse cyber attacks to come video

Europe's police agency said the attack has hit at least 100,000 organisations in 150 countries.

Think that global cyber attack is over? Think again, as experts warn of unstoppable ransomware.

NZ rich-lister ties the knot

Neville Crichton and Nadi Hasandedic on their wedding day.

When your guests are worth around $6 billion, the pressure is on any bride to shine.

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