An Air Algerie flight, with 116 people on board, crashes in eastern Mali.
Big boppers of track cycling team deliver New Zealand's first gold medal in Glasgow.
A Wellington trio broke in to a prison to have a party - and unsurprisingly got caught out.
A Ministry of Education investigation has cleared a school of teaching racist theories.
Felicity Lowen celebrated her 16th birthday in an unusual way - she swam 640 laps.
A man who set fire to a foster care service had to be removed from the dock after receiving a hefty jail sentence.
Gerry Brownlee faces investigation after airport security breach which he offered to resign over.
The end of a government's second term is usually about how long it takes for its ministers to develop a sense of entitlement.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appalled by an attack on a UN-run school in the northern Gaza strip.
The Reserve Bank is putting its interest rate shot-gun away, probably till the end of the year.
Credit bureau Veda has bowed to pressure to reduce its fees ahead of a change in rules.
A Kiwi couple design their own fairytale life, travelling the world while building a business from their laptops.
Kiwi-made error reporting tool has alerted customers to a billion software errors since its launch.
Selena Gomez manages to make an exposed bra look frumpy, while Alba, Stone & Kruger hit a six.
On how to get the best bang for your buck in the heart of the home (and the bitchin' our kitchen caused).
Some Canterbury farmers are facing big losses after bad weather ruined their seed crops.
It's the celebrity wedding of the year - but it's not what fans have been waiting for.
The Islands are famous as honeymoon spots and luxury getaways, but what if you're going with family?
I support my beautiful 17-year-old's decision to come out but worry about other people's reactions.
Buying peace of mind for a remote bush trip got me in the dock facing 14 years in jail.
An elephant tattoo in Thailand marked the start of an inky holiday trend for Renee Morris.
China's censors are in a flap after a huge blow-up toad sparked presidential jokes.
To say US television icon Jay Leno is obsessed by cars could be considered a vast understatement.