06:43 Britain's Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers are to shut down their print editions next month, leaving just an online-edition.

06:40 The UN is hoping to deliver aid to Syria's besieged areas within 24 hours, after a deal between world powers to cease hostilities.

06:38 Two people have died in a car crash south of Whanganui this morning. Three people have been rushed to hospital in a critical condition.

06:11 Officials estimate a Zika virus vaccination is still at least 18 months away. An estimated 15 groups are currently working on a potential vaccine.

06:10 In the US, at least two students have been shot at a high school in Glendale, Arizona with officials saying one has died.