Lately for Tuesday 28 May 2019
10:20 Treasury reports it was hacked
Treasury has confirmed it has evidence it was deliberated hacked following the National Party's release of sensitive budget information earlier today. The news rounds out a day of fulsome political news, including the initial leak of Labour's Wellbeing Budget by the National party, big moves around Kiwibuild, and Alfred Ngaro silencing any suggestions he will be establishing a Christian Party. Emile talks through the last 12 hours of political news Stuff senior political reporter Henry Cooke.
10:30 Australia plans coalfield the size of Britain
The Australian Labor party has made a surprise heel turn yesterday by giving their support to a coalfield the size of Britain in Queensland yesterday. Climate change was supposed to be the ground on which the Australian Labor Party won this month's general election. However, in the coal country of Queensland voters were more concerned with the impact climate policy would have on their jobs. Which lead to huge swings of up to 20 per cent in favour of thhe pro-coal government of Scott Morrison. Emile talks to Amanda Mckenzie who is the Chief Executive of the Australian Climate Council about the impact this influx of coal will have on the climate.
10:45 Questions raised over UEFA's choice for Europa Final
The Union of European Football Associations choice of Azerbaijan as the host nation for the final of the Europa League final has lead to controversy. The match which takes place between Chelsea and Arsenal on Thursday has left Arsenal midfielder, and Armenian national Henrikh Mkhitaryan unable to play due to securtiy reasons. The concerns stem from ethnic and territorial conflict between Amrmenia and Azerbaijan.