Politics

01:47
NZ First MP Shane Jones was all about the rings today – but clammed up on other topics.

Watch: Shane Jones stiff-arms media wanting answers – but super keen to talk about ring-sizing - and his wedding

There was no shortage of questions for Shane Jones, who was in a somewhat chatty mood.

04:15
Political reporter Katie Bradford says the one-on-one meetings show we’re getting closer to a decision

'I predict he will be deputy PM' – 1 NEWS' Katie Bradford on the 'big moves' for NZ First

Ms Bradford says the one-on-one meetings show we're getting closer to a decision.

02:44
National’s Chris Bishop and Labour’s Kris Faafoi were supposed to be discussing government.

'Back to politics!' – Rival MPs reigned into line after side-tracked by fitness regimes

Labour MP Kris Faafoi also apologies for drawn out process but says, "you gotta do this right".

Demonstrators shout slogans as thousands of people march to protest the Catalan government's push for secession from the rest of Spain in downtown Barcelona, Spain, Sunday Oct. 8, 2017. Sunday's rally comes a week after separatist leaders of the Catalan government held a referendum on secession that Spain's top court had suspended and the Spanish government said was illegal.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Spain's top court rules Catalonia independence referendum illegal

Spain's Constitutional Court said the law was against national sovereignty and "indissoluble unity of the Spanish nation".

'Nuclear war may break out any moment' - North Korea issues dire warning to UN

North Korea's deputy UN ambassador also threatened the US directly in his address.

02:27
The former United Future leader says Bill English and Jacinda Ardern are bowing to Winston’s tune.

On the attack: Peter Dunne lashes out at Labour and National, saying they're 'scared' of Winston Peters

The former United Future leader has unleashed his views as millions of voters wait for NZ First to make its mind up.

06:05
The Labour leader criticises the Act leader's take on the coalition negotiations.

Jacinda Ardern hits back at David Seymour's 'the whole country has been let down' swipe over coalition talks

The Labour leader has criticised the Act leader's take on the coalition negotiations.

05:26
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The meeting goes on: NZ First board to reconvene as a nation waits for a decision

The party's caucus and board held an inconclusive meeting yesterday to decide whether National or Labour would lead the next government.

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NZ First says there will be no announcement tonight on coalition talks

NZ First says its board will be meeting in Wellington tonight and tomorrow morning.

00:20
Mr English had a chuckle about New Zealand’s looming potato shortage this morning.

'I think we'll have a government before the potato shortage is resolved' - English finds something to laugh about

Amid all the post-election tension, Bill English found something to make him laugh today.

00:26
If the NZ First leader wanted a quick getaway from reporters, he wasn't getting it this morning.

The long wait is not only for a decision: Winston Peters in awkward delay for a taxi at Wellington Airport

If the NZ First leader wanted a quick getaway from reporters, he wasn't getting it this morning.

00:22
Mr English said the time has passed after calls for the Greens to consider the National Party were rebuffed.

Greens put 'getting rid' of National above the environment, after teal-deal refused– Bill English

Mr English continues war of words against Greens, amid ongoing NZ First negotiations.

01:08
Seymour says 'Winston is off talking to his imaginary friends' and that nothing has been made public about policy.

'The whole country has been let down' - Act leader David Seymour blasts Winston Peters over coalition talks

David Seymour says Jacinda Ardern and Bill English have let themselves be dictated to.

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Winston 'is not putting a completed agreement to the NZ First discussions', says Bill English

English said it was "time we got to a point of some clarity about government."

00:52
The Australian Foreign Minister has commented on North Korea's threat that a "disaster" is inevitable if Australia continues to support the US.

Australian Foreign Minister slams North Korea threats as 'provocative and illegal behaviour'

The Australian Foreign Minister has commented on North Korea’s threats to them.

01:48
James Shaw says Jacinda "seems to be doing a good job" of negotiations with Winston Peters.

Green Party plan teleconference for 170 delegates to ratify possible coalition deal with Labour, NZ First

Winston Peters will want to know the Greens have signed off before his Monday meeting.

02:11
Scott Brown told Q+A the US has a 'fantastic' relationship with New Zealand and may talk about a bilateral agreement once a new government is formed.

'Australia doesn't have an ambassador yet just for the record' – US Ambassador says America has close relationship with NZ

Scott Brown told Q+A the US has a 'fantastic' relationship with New Zealand and may talk about a bilateral agreement once a new government is formed.

00:29
The US president said he will take a decisive step if Congress doesn't make changes to the deal in a very short time period.

Trump won't pull out of 'worst' Iran nuclear deal, for now

The US president angrily accused Iran of violating the landmark 2015 international nuclear accord.

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