Brekky Wrap: Teacher Who Had Sex With Student Banned For Life
All the news you need to know this Friday.
There are fears an Australian man was among 21 people killed in a militant attack in Kenya. International media claims the man was visiting his girlfriend in Nairobi when gunman stormed a hotel in the capital, Nairobi. The Department of Foreign Affairs is urgently trying to confirm the report.
Sydney’s west is set to swelter through temperatures of up to 45 degrees on Friday as the heatwave reaches its peak. A total fire ban is in place for Greater Sydney and 12 other regions in NSW. A welcome southerly change is expected to ease temperatures on Saturday.
The first public hearing of the Royal Commission into Aged Care gets underway in Adelaide on Friday. The use of anti-psychotic drugs and physical restraints are expected to be some of the topics scrutinised by the commission.
A geography teacher in the UK has been banned from teaching for life after her sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female student was revealed. The relationship started when the teacher was looking after the teenager and her sister at her home. The relationship was only discovered when the young girl reported it to authorities.
A vigil will be held in Melbourne for the young Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe who was brutally murdered as she walked home. Mourners will gather on the steps of parliament house on Friday evening to pay tribute to the 21 year old.
Prince Phillip has had a lucky escape after being involved in a car accident. The 97 year old was hit as he was pulling his car out of a driveway. The force knocked the Range Rover on its side, but the Duke Of Edinburgh managed to escape uninjured.
Facebook has shut down hundreds of Russian-linked pages, accounts and groups in its latest effort to fight fake news.
Tennis great Lleyton Hewitt has accused Bernard Tomic of blackmail and making physical threats against him and his family. Hewitt says the 26 year old will never play in the Davis Cup while he’s still the captain.
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