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No confirmed sightings as MH370 search ends for day

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority said there have been "no confirmed sightings" during today's search for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet:


Search for #MH370 has concluded today. No confirmed sightings. See more information here

Read: Search for Malaysia jet grows as families seek answers

Tiny Sydney: A beautiful miniature video of summer

Motion time-lapse photographer Filippo Rivetti has put together a short film of summer in Sydney with a difference.

The video was made using a method called tilt-shift, where the camera plate is distorted resulting in a small region becoming sharp, but the rest of the image remaining blurred.

The video gives a unique miniature view of Sydney during the summertime.

Read: Britain set to be warmer than Spain next week


Australian ship sets off for three day MH370 search

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority said of its navy ships has set off to assist in the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet:


HMAS Toowoomba has left Fleet Base West near Perth to join the international search for #MH370. The 1,800 km trip will take about three days

Children with lightsabers help out during Earth Hour

Earth Hour Australia tweeted these pictures of the festivities as many switched off their lights for Earth Hour:

Object 'floating 72 miles from debris found by Australia'

An object spotted by a Chinese satellite was floating 72 miles (120km) from possible debris announced by Australia in the search for a missing Malaysian jet, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

"The location of the suspicious object is along the southern corridor missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 might have taken," it said, adding the object was spotted on March 18, two days after the satellite image announced by Australia.


Australia search teams find no evidence of Malaysia jet

Search teams from Australia found no evidence of any wreckage or survival equipment from the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, the captain of the first plane to return today said.

Flying Officer Peter Moore from the Australia search team.
Flying Officer Peter Moore from the Australia search team. Credit: RTV

Flying Officer Peter Moore said the weather conditions were "less than ideal" once more in the hunt for Flight MH370 and that visibility was poor.

"Essentially we had a thick layer of cloud from 2,500 feet down to 500 feet, in the search area we had some isolated showers and some sea fog down to the surface," he added.

Rolling Stones postpone tour after L'Wren Scott's death

The Rolling Stones have said they "are deeply sorry and disappointed" to postpone the rest of their tour of Australia and New Zealand following the death of Sir Mick Jagger's partner, the designer L'Wren Scott:

The band has said they are planning to reschedule the shows at a later date.

Read: Jagger 'still struggling to understand' death of his partner

Girl, 10, attacked by shark off Australia's east coast

A 10-year-old girl has been attacked by a shark off Australia's east coast.

A spokeswoman for the New South Wales state ambulance service said they received a report the youngster had been bitten on the wrist by a shark off a beach at Lennox Head, 120 miles south of Brisbane.

Paramedics treated the girl at the scene for a serious injury to her hand before she was taken to hospital. She is said to be in a stable condition.

Although sharks are common off Australia's coast, the country averages fewer than two fatal attacks per year.

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