4ZZZ launched its glorious tradition of counting down listeners' 100 favourite songs on New Year's Day 1977. More than 10 years later, 2JJJ in Sydney (which employed many ex-Zed staff) began conducting its own Hot 100. Because 4ZZZ held the rights to the name Hot 100, there was a little bit of legal biffo when TripleJ became a national broadcaster, so they changed the name of their survey to the "Hottest 100".
Boat capsize off Libya kills 400 migrants
The Italian coast guard rescued 144 people on Monday and launched an air and sea search operation in hopes of rescuing others.
It is the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean where the death toll from shipwrecks has surged this year.