16:07 Mitsubishi is gearing up to contact about 27,000 customers to get a headlight switch fault fixed. It follows a mass recall in Australia.

15:42 Jim Ancliff, the adoptive father of Caleb Kovaleski, says his son has taken the bullets out of his gun and is drinking beer.

15:42 A judge in Lebanon has recommended Australian woman Sally Faulkner face kidnap charges, over the botched child recovery operation in Beirut.

15:41 Wet weather and old copper wire are being blamed for faults affecting thousands of Spark customers around the country.

14:44 Dozens of Cantabrians are gearing up to protest the arrival of National Party members and MPs, ahead of this weekend's annual conference.