1. Some 15,000 people rally to Keep Sydney Open
Thousands marched to Hyde Park on Sunday calling for Sydney's lockout laws - put in place to reduce the amount of alcohol-fuelled violence in areas like Kings Cross - to be revoked. Those who joined the protest march claim the lockout laws have deadened Sydney's nightlife scene and led to staff cuts and imminent venue closures, however a Galaxy poll shows over two thirds of NSW supports the government initiative.

2. Fiji is ravaged by a category 5 cyclone
At least 10 people have died and homes have been destroyed after record-breaking Cyclone Winston swept through Fiji over the weekend. The category 5 cyclone (the highest category possible) reached 285-kilometres per hour - the strongest winds ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere.

3. Uber driver kills six people between jobs
45-year-old American Jason Dalton went on a four-hour killing spree in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, before being arrested on Sunday morning. Police say he began his rampage after dropping off Uber passengers at a hotel. Uber has confirmed that Dalton was one of their drivers and say he passed their background checks.

4. Samsung reveals two new smartphones
All techheads will be talking about this morning are the two new smartphones Samsung has unveiled at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona: the 5.1-inch Galaxy S7 and 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 Edge. Among other new features, the phones are water-resistant, have upgraded cameras, wireless charging and expandable storage up to 200GB.

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