It's the morning after Bendigo Cup Day. Any sore heads today? I hope you all had a fantastic day.
Sunny with a top of 21 degrees.
Trains are running on time this morning.
Three News of the World journalists plead guilty to phone hacking and prosecution mounts case
The royal editor of the News of the World paid a policeman for palace phone books, useful for phone hacking, a court has heard.
Three of the newspaper’s journalists have already pleaded guilty to phone hacking – and the newspaper employed a private investigator who admitted hacking murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s voicemails.
Gunfire sprays North Fitzroy pizzeria
A popular inner suburban pizzeria was sprayed with gunfire last night in what appears to be a drive-by shooting.
The attack was staged at 11pm, just minutes after Woodstock Cucina on the corner of Nicholson and Reid streets closed for business.
If it is your birthday, I hope you have a great day!
You share a birthday with NZ film director Peter Jackson, US actor-comedian Johnny Marr and Australian actress Christie Hayes.
TODAY IS FAMOUS FOR. . .
1940 - Battle of Britain in World War II is officially designated to have ended.
1995 - A bomb attack on offices of the main anti-government group in northern Iraq kills at least 22 people; A Nigerian military-appointed court sentences Ogoni minority rights leader Ken Saro-Wiwa and three others to death.
2001 - A New York hospital worker with a mysterious case of inhalation anthrax dies, the nation's fourth fatality in a month of bioterrorism.
JOKE OF THE DAY
Q: How do you make a tissue dance?
A: Put a little boogie in it.
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Have a good day,