Morning Express: Thursday, May 16

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Morning Express is a live news blog produced each weekday from 6am-9am, covering the latest headlines, weather and transport.

Good morning Sydney. Up and at 'em.

It's a bit warmer out there this morning, thankfully.

Weatherzone tells us it's currently sitting on 14 degrees in the city,

Hunter’s Dam Buster heroes

BUSTED: The Moehne Dam five hours after the attack. JACK LEGGO
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EVEN in today’s modern aircraft, it would be considered an ambitious plan.

The raid, labelled “Operation Chastise”, called for the crews to bomb from an altitude of 18metres (60feet) and at the exact speed of 354km/h (220miles)

Baird dismisses funds offer on WestConnex

State Treasurer Mike Baird: Said the budget demonstrated the federal government was not serious about the WestConnex motorway.The federal government's promise of money for Sydney's WestConnex motorway in Tuesday's budget has been dismissed by the state government as essentially meaningless.
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The $1.8 billion offer contains conditions that could push