2 Mar 2015

Top Stories for Monday 2 March 2015

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 2 March 2015

Hundreds of UE "fails" accepted to university; Universities New Zealand responds on UE; NZer seized by Al Qaeda is returning to Iraq; Iraq-bound troops given option to withdraw; NZ cricketers still unbeaten in World Cup - but only just; Thousands of Russians march in Moscow; PM - terror threat could rise in wake of military commitment; and Peters expected to get strong Northland backing - mayor.