Good morning and welcome to another week!
Frost then sunny. A top of 11 degrees.
V/Line is not reporting any delays this morning but Regional Rail Link works mean only coaches will run on the line until Tuesday, July 15.
Coaches are replacing trains between Melbourne and Bendigo, so passengers should allow an extra 60 minutes' travel time.
Read more here.
Judd Trump has been crowned the Australian Snooker Goldfields Open champion.
The Englishman won the fourth-ranking title of his career, defeating snooker's world number one, Neil Robertson in-front of a packed crowd at the Bendigo Stadium on Sunday night.
London: An English television presenter has described in graphic detail how convicted predator Rolf Harris groped her on live television while she was interviewing him in the mid-1990s.
Vanessa Feltz says she was assaulted by Harris when filming an "on the bed" interview for Channel 4's Big Breakfast show in 1996.
More apartments are being built in Melbourne than at any time in the city's history, which experts say is being driven largely by overseas investment.
It has also sparked fears of a glut of new apartments, causing property prices to drop once they come to be re-sold.
Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the grisly slaying of a Palestinian teenager abducted and burned alive - a crime that set off a wave of violent protests in Arab sections of the country.
Leaders of the Jewish state on Sunday appealed for calm amid signs the death was revenge for the recent killings of three Israeli teenagers.
TODAY IN HISTORY
1543 - French troops invade Luxembourg
1753 - English parliament grants Jewish English citizenship
1802 - The first comic book The Wasp, is published
1841 - Explorer Edward Eyre completes the first crossing of Australia from east to west, travelling across the Nullarbor Plain from Adelaide to Albany
1875 - Jesse James robs train in Otterville Missouri
1934 - Elizabeth Ryan wins her 12th Wimbledon doubles championship
1958 - The highest ever recorded tsunami hits Lituya Bay, Alaska
1996 - In Australia, the average cost of a Big Mac is $1.97
2005 - A series of bomb attacks rocks London, killing over 50 people, at the opening of the G8 meeting in Scotland
Know someone who is celebrating a birthday today? Or is it yours? Happy birthday! You share your day with:
1826 - Sir Charles Todd, a crucial figure in securing the construction of Australia's overland telegraph line
1933 - David McCullough, author
1940 - Beatles drummer Ringo Starr
1941 - Bill Oddie, British comedian
1941 - Lewis Moran, Australian organized crime figure and patriarch of the infamous Moran family of Melbourne. Murdered in 2004
1975 - Michael Voss, AFL footballer and coach
1981 - Imogen Bailey, Australian model, actress and singer
JOKE OF THE DAY
What do call cheese that isn't yours?
1. Which side of a ship is starboard?
2. What colour is used to show sea on a map?
3. Which zodiac sign of Gemini, Pisces and Taurus represents a human shape?
4. Which Sharon starred in Basic Instinct?
5. How is sound produced from a euphonium?
DID YOU KNOW?
Australia is the only country that is also a continent.
1. Right; 2. Blue; 3. Gemini; 4. Stone; 5. Vibrations.
Have a great day!