17 Mar 2014

Top Stories for Monday 17 March 2014

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 17 March 2014

The people of Crimea have turned out in big numbers in a referendum to join Russia, a vote many countries won't recognise. Twenty five countries have now joined the search for the missing Malaysian airliner, as the pilots come under further scutiny and the country dodges a weather bullet as Tropical Cyclone Lusi doesn't cause as much damage as feared.