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10:20 Sudan President Omar al-Bashir steps down.

Reuters have reported Mr al-Bashir had stepped down ahead of an announcement from the Sudanese Army.

Protests against Mr al-Bashir, who has governed Sudan for 30 years since 1989, have been under way since December.

We talk to Reem Abbas is a freelance journalist and communications consultant based in Sudan and she joins me now.

10:30 Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr's black hole theory proven right

Astronomers have captured the first image of a black hole, heralding a revolution in our understanding of the universe's most enigmatic objects, and proving the University of Canterbury's  Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr's 56-year-old theory correct.

Professor of Theoretical Physics David Wiltshire from the University of Canterbury has the full story.

10:45 Local and central government called on to save 800 year old Ihumatao

Mana whenua of Ihumatao near Auckland Airport say they're prepared to put their bodies on the line to stop the development of houses going ahead on the land.

The group behind the campaign is Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL) and they want the government to buy the land or "mandate a process that comes up with an outcome everyone can live with."

We speak to SOUL co-founder Qiane Matata-Sipu.