Good morning Bendigo - 05.12.13

Happy Thursday! The weekend is nudging closer ... what's everyone have planned?

WEATHER

We're in for a few showers today with a top of 16 degrees.

TRAINS

The V/Line Bendigo Line Twitter account reported at 05:18am the Kyneton - Southern Cross service has an approximate 15 minute delay, due to a train fault. 

NEWS OVERNIGHT

Two killed, one critical in truck crash at Black Range, near Stawell

Two people have died in a fiery truck crash in the state's west and another man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police spokeswoman Belinda Batty said the fatal collision happened when a B-double truck, travelling along the Western Highway at Black Range, near Stawell, collided head-on with a semi trailer about 11.30pm on Wednesday.

Surgeons in Spain remove 25kg tumour

Surgeons in Spain successfully removed a giant benign tumour weighing 25 kilograms from the womb of a 47-year-old woman.

The head of obstetrics and gynaecology at Torrevieja Hospital in eastern Spain, Eduardo Cazorla, said that in his 20-year career he had "never treated such a case", the hospital said in a statement.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

If it is your birthday I hope you have a great day! 

You share a birthday with US cartoonist-film producer  Walt Disney, US cartoonist-film producer,  US singer Little Richard, and Australian rugby league footballer Cooper Cronk.

TODAY IS FAMOUS FOR

1913 - Britain forbids sending arms to Ireland.

1994 - Man on a shooting rampage in Melbourne suburb of Fawkner kills two people before he is shot dead by police.

2003 - An explosion tears through a morning commuter train just outside Yessentuki station in Russia's southern fringe. Forty-six people are killed and more than 160 injured.

2012 - Hundreds of mourners farewell bestselling Australian author Bryce Courtenay at his funeral service in Sydney; More mass unrest breaks out in Egypt after the new president, Mohammed Morsi, gives himself draconian powers; American jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck, of Take Five fame, dies aged 91 in Connecticut.

JOKE OF THE DAY

Q: What did the lawyer name his daughter?
A: Sue.

Have a terrific Thursday, 

Hannah

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