Melbourne’s high-rise ‘slums’: Units shared with up to seven people are freely advertised on online classified websites.Welcome to Sunday Express, your guide to the essential things you need to know today. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments below. Weather: It’s been the coldest morning in Melbourne since August last year, sitting at just 2.6 degrees in the city at 6.30am. We’re heading for a top of 13. Areas of frost and fog will clear to a mostly sunny day, according to the weather bureau. Mornings in the week ahead promise to be warmer, with a forecast of eight degrees for tomorrow. By Tuesday afternoon the bureau expects rain.Metro is working on the City Loop all weekend. These lines will run direct to Flinders Street and not go via the loop: Cranbourne, Frankston, Hurstbridge, Pakenham, Sandringham, South Morang. Meanwhile, buses will replace trains beween North Melbourne and Craigieburn on the Craigieburn Line all weekend. Overnight, A police blitz of thousands of cars in the eastern suburbs has nabbed 18 drink-drivers over the limit. Knox and Maroondah Highway Patrol police officers conducted 2892 preliminary breath tests on Saturday night under Operation Snookered, which resulted in 18 positive returns including a blood alcohol reading of 0.168. The operation also uncovered nine drug-affected drivers.Around the world, a racist website has emerged with photos of the Charleston massacre suspect; a car has ploughed into a crowd of shoppers in Austria; and a parachutist has been saved in a dramatic mid-air rescue.Five things you should read this morning:
Today’s essential stories. EXCLUSIVE: Melbourne’s high-rise ‘slums’EXTRA: Bill Shorten: Playing for keepsSUNDAY EXPLAINER: What exactly is a faction and how many are there?COMMENT: Seven months into Daniel Andrews’ first term, cracks begin to appearSUNDAY LIFE: Lisa Wilkinson speaks her mindSports wrap:
Sports wrap: Carlton beat Port Adelaide in a four-point thriller last night. Carlton edge Port Adelaide to end losing streakWestern Bulldogs record big win over Brisbane LionsJonny-come-lately saves EnglandOdd Spot
Odd spot: In Zimbabwe, a small pack of nappies will cost you $ZWL193,000,000,000,000,000 (193 quadrillion).
What was strange this week? A wrap of the weirdest news.What’s on in Melbourne today
The St Petersburg Ballet Theatre is in Melbourne for a limited season as part of its world tour of Swan Lake. Performances on today at 12noon and 4pm, The Plenary, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre tickets via ticketmaster南京夜网419论坛
See some emerging cabaret talent at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival at various venues. Visit melbournecabaret南京夜网 for more details.
The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival’s marquee winter series, The Roast Collection, continues with restaurants throughout the state stoking their fires. Various venues and prices availiable, see melbournefoodandwine南京夜网419论坛 for more details. Brain teaser
Can you solve this puzzle in less than 20 seconds? Most children can, but adults struggle. Suggestions?
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