21:49 Greek stock market slumps after reopening following 5 week shut down, while China's weak data helped push oil prices to their lowest today.

21:20 Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie's relieved Tiwai Aluminium Smelter will stay operational after owners sign a new deal with Meridian.

17:27 The family of forestry worker Charles Finlay, who was killed on the job, is relieved his employer M and A Cross Ltd. has admitted responsibility.

16:48 Athletics New Zealand distance running coach Steve Willis is not surprised by some of the findings in the leaked IAAF doping report.

16:28 Nearly 10,000 firefighters are now battling wildfires in the US state of California. About 6,000 homes have been evacuated.