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Film icon. Royal Montage

A montage of the Royal visit at the weekend. ›see story

Film icon. Royal fever reaches high over weekend

It may have been cold in the city over the weekend but Royal fever was at an all time high, as thousands of people turned out to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The couple had a brief but busy itinerary in the city. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Robert Patman

The situation in Ukraine has not become any less fraught over the last week. Nato has warned Russia further intervention in Ukraine would be a ''historic mistake'' with grave consequences. The warning came as Moscow masses troops on the Ukrainian border, and Kiev moves to reassert control over pro-Russian protesters across eastern Ukraine. ›see story

Film icon. Dunedin-made television network officially launched

Dunedin-made television network Zoomoo has officially launched in Singapore. The station went live on Friday, and runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. And while it is not live on New Zealand television sets yet, one creator says that goal is not too far away. ›see story

Film icon. Italian designer takes home grand prize

Italy reigned supreme at the 10th anniversary iD International Emerging Designer Awards last night. A 36 year old Milan based designer took home the $10K top prize. The judges described her garments as having the X-factor, but she was only one out of 26 finalists who all wowed the audience at the sold out event. ›see story

Film icon. New Zealand's European Union representative in town

He works from Wellington, comes from Greece, and represents an organisation half a world away. But New Zealand's representative from the European Union was in Dunedin today talking politics and trade. 39 Dunedin News caught up with the diplomat at the University of Otago. ›see story

Film icon. British comedian and historian in Dunedin filming a television series

He was once Blackadder's off-sider with a cunning plan. Now Baldrick - or Tony Robinson - is the master of the history documentary. The British comedian and historian is in Dunedin this week filming a television series - and he has a role for locals. ›see story

Film icon. Scottish Parliament Member on a flying visit of Dunedin

A Member of the Scottish Parliament was on a flying visit to Dunedin today, preaching independence for his country and taking comfort from the Mosgiel sign. Michael Russell is in the city as part of his visit to an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development teaching summit in Wellington. And he had a welcome that was a little bit Scotland, and plenty of Dunedin. ›see story

Page icon Dunedin to host Scottish Parliament minister

Dunedin will host a minister of the Scottish Parliament next week. Cabinet Secretary for Education Michael Russell and a delegation will visit the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, and attend a mayoral function. The function will celebrate the many connections the two countries share. The delegation arrives on Tuesday. ›read more

Film icon. Archbishop of York spending three weeks in Dunedin

The second highest ranked Church of England bishop - a man once thrown in a Ugandan jail - laid out his views on the church and poverty this morning. Archbishop of York John Sentamu, a former Ugandan High Court judge who is second in seniority to the Archbishop of Canterbury, is spending three weeks based in Dunedin. ›see story

Film icon. Otago Museum Director receives out of this world opportunity

Otago Museum Director Ian Griffin has been invited to sit on a selection panel for a proposed planetarium being developed in Shanghai. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Skip Laitner

Skip Laitner is a resource economist based in Tucson, Arizona. He is in New Zealand for next week's Energy Conference in Wellington, and in Dunedin to speak at the University of Otago and the Chamber of Commerce. ›see story

Film icon. Nightly interview: Robert Patman

Both the European Union and the United States are talking sanctions as they deal with Russia's response to political changes in Ukraine. It is the latest in an issue that has put a serious strain on east-west relations. Professor of International Relations Robert Patman is here to give his thoughts on the ongoing issue. ›see story

Film icon. Power price increases on the way

Families struggling to pay increasing power prices in Dunedin are about to take another hit. ›see story

Film icon. Inaugural New Zealand International Early Music Festival under way

The inaugural New Zealand International Early Music Festival is well under way in the city. Audiences have been treated to a variety of Western European music, reflecting Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods. And organisers say showcasing 1000 years of music in just one week can only be described as something similar to putting together a jigsaw. ›see story

Film icon. Historical financial debt benefits city

Dunedin is wealthier to the tune of eleven Scottish pounds, and its arts community also benefited, following a visit from a Scottish arts delegation. The delegation arrived with a plan to strengthen artistic ties. But one of its members found a financial relationship already in place she may rather not have discovered. ›see story

Page icon Call for squid fishing industry to use more sustainable methods

Forest and Bird has called for the squid fishing industry to use more sustainable methods, following the death of a second endangered New Zealand sea lion. Two New Zealand sea lions, which the independent conservation agency says are one of the world’s rarest, have been killed recently south of New Zealand. Both died in fishing nets in the first five weeks of the squid fishing season. ›read more

Page icon Top Fifa officials in Dunedin next Monday

Top Fifa officials will be in Dunedin next Monday to inspect facilities for next year's Under 20 World Cup. Some of the highest ranking officials from the organisation that controls world football will visit the city. To coincide with the visit, the local organising committee will unveil venues for a planned nationwide trophy tour one year before the tournament kicks off. ›read more