Good morning Bendigo! 25.03.2014

Good morning Bendigo! 

TODAY'S WEATHER

A few showers. Top of 26 degrees. 

For more detailed weather news click here.

TRAINS

No reported delays. 

NEWS OVERNIGHT

NEWS: Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: Plane crashed in Indian Ocean, all 239 passengers dead

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 crashed into a remote area of the southern Indian Ocean, killing all 239 people on board, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak has announced.

“This is a remote location, far from any possible landing sites,” Mr Najib told a media briefing.

"It is therefore with deep sadness and regret that I must inform you that, according to new data, flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean,” he said, fighting back tears.

- The Age

NEWS: Corey Jones to undergo surgery

STAR Golden Square recruit Corey Jones will undergo surgery on Tuesday to have a plate inserted into his fractured cheekbone.

The former North Melbourne forward suffered the injury when he clashed heads with a Shepparton United opponent in a practice match at MyJet Oval on Saturday.

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The Bulldogs expect Jones to miss anywhere up to five weeks.

NEWS: Massive landslide slammed 'like a freight train' into Washington mountainside community

Authorities have a total of 108 names of people reported missing or unaccounted for after a landslide in the northwestern US state of Washington, a local emergency official said Monday.

The confirmed death toll remains at eight after the massive landslide slammed "like a freight train" into a mountainside community, said Snohomish County emergency management chief John Pennington.

- The Age

THE HIT LIST

1. GALLERY: Otis golf day

2. GALLERY/VIDEO: Crowds gather for SPAN walk

3. Stolen car 'explodes' in Long Gully

4. Welcome to the world - meet our new arrivals

THE DAILY QUIZ

1. The true life exploits of Harold Abraham were told in which movie? 

2. Who mysteriously vanished off the yacht Lady Ghislaine? 

3. What actor is Michael Cain's real first name? 

4. Which saint in on the Pope's signet ring? 

5. What colours are the stars on the flag on the European Union? 

DID YOU KNOW?

Sound travels almost five times faster underwater than in air. 

BIRTHDAYS

If today is your big day, happy birthday! 

You share a birthday with American softball player Megan Gibson, Hong Kong actress Carrie Lam, Japanese wrestler Hiro Saito and American actress Sarah Jessica Parker. 

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

421 - Venice was founded at midday, according to a legend

1807 - The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire.

1969 - During their honeymoon, John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold their first Bed-In for Peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel (until March 31)

JOKE OF THE DAY

What did bacon say to the tomato? 

Lettuce get together. 

Got a better joke? Any tips on what we should be heading out to today? Email madeleine.wines@fairfaxmedia.com.au

Quiz Answers: 

​1. Chariots of Fire, 2. Robert Maxwell, 3, Maurice, 4. St Peter, 5. Yellow

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