Talking Melbourne

GAME DAY: Cats v Blues

Tom Hawkins returns to Geelong's side for the clash with Carlton.

11:09 PM   The pressure is piling on the Blues, who lie slumped at the foot of the ladder. 

A Moveable Feast launch party

Ross and Kate Stevenson launch Melbourne's #1 food and travel show, A Moveable Feast - Saturday from 11am.

12:03 AM   Ross and Kate Stevenson launch Melbourne's #1 food and travel show, A Moveable Feast - Saturday from 11am.

'Callous' call to sack sick worker

Generic shot at hospital.

12:02 PM   An ambulance attendant tells Neil Mitchell she was sacked by her employer after she took time off to recover from cancer treatment.

Special treatment for footballer

Airbnb reimbursed ex-AFL player Leigh Colbert as a 'goodwill gesture', but not Glenn Clough.

8:55 AM   A Melbourne man wants to know why ex-AFL players get special treatment from Airbnb when online predators strike.

Melbourne's congestion crunch

Traffic congestion at the level crossing in Kooyong.

11:31 AM   Neil Mitchell's Ideas Factory has taken on the city's transport and traffic congestion woes, after a new report by Infrastructure Australia.

Parcel tossed at door

The van dropping off the parcel.

4:01 PM   Bizarre footage of a parcel being thrown from a van during delivery has been sent to 3AW Drive.

Gillon not keen on Switzerland

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says the possibility of holding WADA's appeal against 34 past and present Essendon players overseas doesn't seem "practical".

2:55 PM   AFL boss says possibility of holding WADA's appeal against 34 past and present Essendon players overseas doesn't seem "practical".

Concern over Nepal donation

Monash Council offices.

5:38 PM   A local councillor has raised concerns about $10,000 of ratepayers' money to be donated to a charity in Nepal.

Win

Strictly Glitz & Glamour could be sending you to Spain!

Strictly Glitz & Glamour

It’s Strictly Glitz and Glamour, as Ross and John look for a lucky listener to send to Spain. Pull out your ultimate dancing costume photo or video, and be in with a chance to win!

Rumour File is back!

Rumour File thanks to Lexus of Blackburn

The Rumour File is back for 2015, thanks to Lexus of Blackburn. Phone in with your Rumour and have the chance to win a brand new Lexus NX 200t Luxury Crossover valued at $58,000 driveaway.

Be the NVP: Win an Alfa

Win an Alfa.

The AFL has one. Most footy clubs have one. Now Neil has one. It's Neil's most Valuable Player award.

Word on the Street

Word on the Street thanks to City Jeep

What’s your Word on the Street? Call Tom Elliott’s Drive Show with your Word on the Street and you could win a brand new Jeep Cherokee Sport Longitude thanks to City Jeep!

Sport

GAME DAY: Cats v Blues

11:09 PM   The pressure is piling on the Blues, who lie slumped at the foot of the ladder. 

Trigg defends 'rebuild'

Carlton coach Mick Malthouse is under increasing pressure.

Jake Bourke 7:36 PM   Carlton CEO Steven Trigg has defended the club's use of the word "rebuild" as pressure mounts on Mick Malthouse.

Battling Blues confuse AFL boss

Playing list depth could be the key on-field issue for Carlton, Gillon McLachlan says.

1:56 PM   AFL boss Gillon McLachlan says he's "confused" about the direction of the embattled Carlton Football Club.

Life and Culture

Ela Carte reviews Ebenezer Coffee and Wine Bar, Black Rock

Ela Carte 11:54 AM   Gee, things are really coming along in the bayside suburbs, and Black Rock is a great example.

GOLD DIGGER - Interview with Woman in Gold director Simon Curtis

Ryan Reynolds and Helen Mirren battle bureaucracy in the drama Woman in Gold.

Jim Schembri 1:14 PM   Amidst a movie market of loud blockbusters, a film such as Woman in Gold comes as something of a relief.

NEW RELEASE MOVIE REVIEWS - 21 May

Don't mess with Melissa: the action comedy Spy is Melissa McCarthy's funniest film by far.

Jim Schembri 1:40 PM   Jim Schembri's new release movies including Spy, Woman in Gold and Poltergeist.

Network News

Sydney drivers drugged behind the wheel

Driving under the influence of the drug ice is a rising concern on Sydney roads.

PM stirring up Islamophobia says human rights lawyer

Sydney Muslims gather at a rally to show their support for the Prophet Muhammad in the suburb of Lakemba

Julian Burnside a barrister, human rights advocate and author says senior political figures including the Prime Minister are creating a sense of fear about Muslims.

Gaga's performance rated better than Julie Andrews'

Lady Gaga performs at artRave on November 10, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York.

It's either the bravest or dumbest question asked by Basil Zempilas but he has asked it.