Politics

01:29
Jeremy Paxman didn't hold back with his questions to Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

'A blowhard who collapses at the first sign of gunfire' – interviewer rips into British PM on live TV

Jeremy Paxman didn't hold back with his questions to Theresa May - and the audience lapped it up.

French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose in the garden of the Versailles Palace following their meeting in Versailles, near Paris, France.

'We have disagreements' - Newly elected French President Macron pulls no punches in meeting with Putin

Emmanuel Macron raised LGBT issues when he hosted Vladimir Putin in Versailles.

01:44
Campbell Barry says elected representatives should pack their own lunch, not tuck into meals paid for by ratepayers.

'This isn't right' – Lower Hutt politician demands end to ratepayer-funded lunches for councillors

According to Campbell Barry, there should be no such thing as a free lunch.

Schools could 'cut back on learning resources' if more funds not provided for teacher aids

More than 500 school principals are backing support staff in pay negotiations.

00:57
The US President told US troops in Sicily that his wife is a brilliant emissary for the country.

Watch: 'Magnificent and wonderful person' - Trump ends overseas tour with gushing praise of wife Melania

The US President told US troops in Sicily that his wife is a brilliant emissary for the country.

00:30
Jared Kushner reportedly met with the Russian ambassador last year to discuss setting up a communications channel with the Kremlin.

Trump's son-in-law ready to talk with investigators about Russian contacts

Lawyers for Kushner to say he is willing to talk with investigators about foreign contacts and his work on the Trump campaign.

02:04
Britain's Theresa May says more must be done to tackle foreign fighters, and some of that onus falls on internet companies.

Trump to make call on Climate Change pact next week

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says G-7 leaders "we put forward very many arguments" to Trump over climate change deal.

00:30
Jared Kushner reportedly met with the Russian ambassador last year to discuss setting up a communications channel with the Kremlin.

Claims Trump's son-in-law sought secret Russian communication channel

The Washington Post reported the explosive claims made by Russia's US ambassador.

01:06
There has been plenty to talk about, with Donald Trump making headlines for his body language almost daily during his trip.

Watch: Handshakes, pushing and Melania - body language expert analyses President Trump's first trip abroad

Donald Trump has been making headlines for his body language almost daily during the trip.

00:36
Hillary Clinton has used a commencement address at a US college to slam US President Donald Trump's budget.

Watch: 'Unimaginable cruelty' – Clinton rips into Trump during College address

Hillary Clinton has used a commencement address at a US college to slam US President Donald Trump’s budget.

Donald Trump pushes on terror, listens on climate change at G-7 summit

Trump also showed signs that, true to form, he might be willing to deal.

01:47
The Government has been accused of being too focused on keeping its surplus.

'Too little, too late' - community groups say Budget fails to turn the tide for the most vulnerable

Social service groups says the Government is too focused on keeping its surplus.

Watch: The moment French president snobs Donald Trump on NATO's blue carpet with swift change of direction

Stunned US President then tries to reclaim lost ground with crushing handshake.

Watch: Donald Trump shoves aside the PM of Montenegro – and looks incredibly pleased with himself for doing it

The US President pushed his way past Dusko Markovic to get to the front of a group of NATO leaders.

16:42
Q+A full interview: Winston Peters on New Zealand immigration policy

Opinion: A mellowing Winston Peters is showing a disturbing tendency towards being reasonable

The veteran NZ First leader seems to be losing his anger, says John Armstrong.

01:34
1 NEWS political editor Corin Dann brings us the latest ahead of tomorrow's budget.

Corin Dann on Budget 2017 - can we expect any big surprises?

1 NEWS Political Editor Corin Dann says the budget comes in a time of strong forecast surpluses.

01:58
Corinda Taylor is calling on MPs to fix the mental health system.

Mother who lost son to suicide demands MPs fix 'broken' mental health system

Corinda Taylor and Densie Kent urged MPs not to "make idle election promises".

01:34
1 NEWS political editor Corin Dann brings us the latest ahead of tomorrow's budget.

Pressure on government to deliver increasing tax take back to struggling families

1 NEWS political editor Corin Dann brings us the latest ahead of tomorrow's budget.

01:53
New Zealand is hosting a 26 nation Pacific search and rescue conference, aimed at improving operations in the region.

US Coastguard involved in dramatic mock search and rescue operation on Auckland's Hauraki Gulf

New Zealand is hosting a 26 nation Pacific search and rescue conference.

01:54
It's one of Prime Minister Bill English's flagship policies, and is bound to get plenty of airtime in tomorrow's budget.

Social investment – buzzword or way of turning life around for New Zealand's vulnerable?

It's one of Bill English's flagship policies, and is bound to get airtime in the budget.

00:28
There are now claims staff were made redundant after they raised concerns about her conduct.

SSC to investigate Ministry of Transport treatment of staff who blew whistle on Joanne Harrison

In February, Ms Harrison was jailed for three and a half years for stealing $726,000.

00:40
The US President paid his respects to the victims, before lashing out at those responsible.

Video: Donald Trump calls Manchester suicide bomber 'evil loser'

Trump says the attack, which killed at least 22 and injured dozens more, preyed on "innocent children".

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