1 Jan 2013

Top Stories for Tuesday 1 January 2013

From Summer Report, 7:00 am on 1 January 2013

Wet weather mars New Years celebrations in some parts of the country. In the US, there are no signs of a deal between the White House and Republicans as the deadline for the fiscal cliff looms and the international film industry is mourning the death of the Oscar-winning sound designer, Michael "Hoppy" Hopkins,