1. An 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast off the coast of Soloman Islands yesterday, killing at least five people. The earthquake caused 1.5m tsunami waves which hit the coast of pacific islands, including the Solomons, Vanuatu and New Caledonia.
2. Monopoly fan? Hope your favourite playing piece wasn’t the iron. After a month-long online poll, Monopoly creator Hasbro has announced it will replace the iron with a cat-shaped piece.
3. Dumped ALP Senator Trish Crossin has done a tell-all interview with News Limited papers about what happened the night Julia Gillard informed her she was being replaced by Nova Peris. Apparently Gillard wanted to install an indigenous woman as part of her legacy as Prime Minister. Gillard reportedly told Crossin “I’m offering you nothing.”