8 Dec 2010

Top Stories for Wednesday 8 December 2010

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 8 December 2010

Julian Assange arrested. Politicians reject any suggestion of rise in retirement age. Retirement Commissioner, Diana Crossan responds. MPs still resistant to broader public scrutiny of expenses. Political editor discusses expenses decision. Spending slashed as Ireland unveils austerity Budget. Fire Progress with putting out fire in Pike River mine.