11:05 Winston Peters has vowed to resign as NZ First leader if his party membership does not grow by at least 10,000 over the next two years.

10:57 The chimpanzees at the centre of a US Supreme Court case over the legal rights of animals will no longer be used for research.

10:46 Scott Dixon was quickest through two practice sessions on the Indy Car circuit in mid-Ohio where he has won five times in the last eight years.

10:42 A private jet carrying three passengers and a pilot has crashed in southern England, killing all onboard.

10:35 Austria's top pole vaulter Kira Gruenberg has been left paralysed after sustaining a devastating training accident at Innsbruck.