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Time to get the latest news from A man has been charged with murdering two young sisters in Melbourne's north-east.

Sunrise reporter Emily Angwin joins us A devastating Easter Sunday that one family will never forget.

Two sisters, just three and four years old, murdered during a family gathering.

Goes without saying this is a tragic set of circumstances that has impacted on the family Police arrived at a house at Watsonia in Melbourne's north-east shortly after 2:30 yesterday afternoon.

They found the two girls.

Paramedics tried to revive them for more than 40 minutes.

I don't mind saying that I've heard here today that, you know, a number of our police members have been in tears.




this is a tragic set of circumstances.

Neighbours comforted each other Absolutely shocked.

Just having a Sunday nap, you wake up and it's just like an ant's nest kicked over.

And yeah, a lot of shock.

Overnight - Charles Mihayo appeared before a bail justice at an out-of-sessions hearing.

The 35-year-old was charged with two counts of murder.

The NSW Government will offer a state funeral to former premier Neville Wran who died last night at the age of 87.

Sunrise reporter Talitha Cummins is outside NSW State Parliament in Sydney.

Talitha, Mr Wran had been ill for some time?

He had, Bec.

He had a long battle with dementia.

For the past few years had been in special care.

The tributes are flowing in this morning, Malcolm Turnbull says he couldn't have asked for a better friend and colleague.

The pair were in business for ten years.

Neville passed away at aged 87.

He was New South Wales premier from 1976-1986, a very popular Labor leader and at one time had an approval rating of 80%.

Mr Wran was instrumental in protecting New South Wales forests.

He introduced anti discrimination laws and was responsible for moving inner city hospital beds to western growth corridors.

He joked that his greatest achievement was enabling people to have a drink on a Sunday.

By all accounts, a very popular leader and friend to many and as you said, he has been offered a State funeral.

Thank you very much.

There's been another scare for a Malaysia Airlines flight this morning.

Flight 192 to Bangalore was forced to turn back to Kuala Lumpur after the pilots reported a problem with the jet's landing gear.

The plane, carrying 160 people, landed safely.

It comes as a massive search for flight MH370 off the West Australian coast continues.

Malaysia's defence minister says the passengers on the flight involved in the latest scare would have been terrified.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will have a rest day in Canberra today before heading to Uluru.

Governor-General Peter Cosgrove and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop greeted the royal couple and baby Prince George as the royals touched down in Canberra last night.

It followed a busy Easter Sunday for the royals with William and Kate attending church in Sydney.

Prince George stole the show during a visit to Taronga Zoo.

Pope Francis has led Easter Sunday services at the Vatican.

He prayed for a peaceful end to conflicts in Syria and Africa.

More than 150,000 pilgrims and tourists packed into St Peter's Square for the service.

The Pope also prayed for peace in Ukraine where tensions between anti- and pro-Russian groups have sparked violence.

Coming up - the Easter road blitz warning.

Where police will be out in force as millions of Australian head home from holidays.

But first, here's Beretts.

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