Seven’s Afternoon News: Melbourne Edition (24th March 2017)

News, sport, finance and weather from the Melbourne edition of Seven’s Afternoon News, presented by Emily Angwin (news) and Jane Bunn (weather). International cover courtesy of ITV and NBC America.
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In this bulletin:
Opener and a high-end jewellery shop at Canterbury targeted by robbers for the second time this year.
A man has been arrested after a ute crashed and flipped at Bourke Street in the CBD.
More details revealed into Thursday’s attacks in London; police arrest eight people in raids.
The death toll from the attack rises to five after the life support of a 75-year-old man was turned off in hospital (report from ITV).

The father of a taxi driver killed in Fitzroy last year appeals for help.
Victorian man dies in a skydiving accident in Western Australia.
Pauline Hanson comes under fire for using the London attacks to call for a Muslim ban.
40-year-old woman suffers burns after her apartment catches fire in South Melbourne.

A man faces court accused of hitting and trying to drown a police dog at a Preston creek.
Belgium authorities manage to stop a copycat attck when a car tries to speed through a number of shoppers.
Thousands farewell Martin McGuiness in Northern Ireland.
At least 10 homes destroyed by fire in Florida, believed to have started by illegal rubbish burn-off.

Headline recap.
The family of a murdered toddler appear at Wollongong court to see their accused killer but did not appear, refused bail.
A Melbourne mother tells how a man exposed himself to her child outside a bus stop in Footscray.
Police help save a driver who crashed his car into a tree in Berwick.
A Bruswick mother who became pregnant through IVF is donating 10 embryos to couples.

Grand Prix fans head to Albert Park for the start of the practice runs at Australian F1 Grand Prix.
Round 1 of AFL continues at the MCG tonight with the Western Bulldogs taking on Collingwood.
Dustin Martin show Richmond why they are desperate for a long-term deal after the team’s win over Carlton overnight.
Coach Ange Postecoglou says Socceroos didn’t deserve to win following 1-1 draw against Iraq.
Indian players rally around Virat Kohli ahead of fourth test after Australian newspapers accuse him of spreading fake news.
Melbourne traffic report and Sunrise promo.
Thousands of Australians could be unwittingly cheating themselves from getting a home loan with outdated deals.
Finance update.
A million Australian families will receive childcare support after federal bill passes the senate overnight.
Melbourne 6pm news headlines.
An American Hospital has hired volunteers to give patients cuddles (report from NBC America).
Munich Zoo newest polar bear cub has a new name ‘Quintana’ after public vote.

Weather report with Jane Bunn and closer.
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Recorded 24th March 2017 via +7 Live streaming.
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