Brekky Wrap: France Win World Cup And Perth Killing Investigation Continues
All the news you need to know this Monday.
France have defeated Croatia to win their second FIFA World Cup title. While the Croatians dominated possession early on, France proved too good and won the game 4-2. France may have had just 39 percent possession, but their high-speed counter attack was just too good for Croatia.
Celebrations have erupted across France as they revel in their World Cup win. Thousands of people in red, white and blue have taken to the streets of Paris waving their flags and chanting for their team.
A 19-year-old man is in custody after a mother and her two children were killed at a home in Perth's north-east. Police said on Sunday that they responded to a call from a man at the convenience store at about 1.30am on Sunday and eventually their inquiries led them to the home. When they arrived at the Ellenbrook home, a male and female where found dead and another female was found in a critical condition, however died on the way to hospital. The police investigation into the deaths is ongoing.
U.S. President Donald Trump has lashed out against the European Union calling it a "foe". Trump took aim at western nations, who are traditionally American allies, just days before his high-stakes meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Trump said that he doesn't have high expectations for his meeting with Putin. He told CBS Evening News that he doesn't know what will happen but he doesn't think it will be anything bad.
Dr Richard Harris and Craig Challen have arrived home from Thailand following the successful rescue of 12 boys and their coach from a flooded cave. Challen confirmed that all 13 people were sedated for their dive out of the cave as a means of preventing panic. "We could not have panicking kids in there, they would have killed themselves and possibly killed the rescuer as well," he said. Both Harris and Challen highlighted just how miraculous it was to save all 13 people successfully saying that they didn't expect to get everyone out alive.
Malcolm Turnbull has extended his lead over Bill Shorten as preferred PM securing his largest margin since May 2016. A Newspoll conducted for The Australian shows that Turnbull gained an additional four percent over Shorten with the margin growing to an overall 19 percent advantage. The last time the PM had such a large lead was two months out from the 2016 election and this new lead comes just two weeks before the by-election super Saturday on July 28.
Novak Djokovic has claimed his fourth Wimbledon title after beating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3). It's Djokovic's first major title in two years following an elbow injury that required surgery. The two hour and 19 minute match was less straightforward than the uneven score suggests, but unfortunately Anderson wasn't able to beat the Djoker to become the first ever South African to win at The All England Club.
The Uniting Church of Australia has given the green light for same-sex marriages to take place inside its churches. The new ruling states that two people can make a public commitment before God, not just a man and a woman and now ministers are able to agree -- or refuse -- to conduct same-sex marriage ceremonies. The same-sex marriages are expected to get underway in the next few months.
The first glimpse of Jodie Whittaker in action as the new star of Doctor Who has been released. Fans watching the FIFA Wold Cup Final on the BBC were treated to a 40 second promotion and the same clip was then posted to Twitter. Viewers were given a small sample of what to expect when the 11th season of franchise airs later this year.
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