Brekky Wrap: Aussie Dog Owners Warned After Dog Food Recall
All the news you need to know this Monday.
Evacuations are underway in Townsville amid fears 21 suburbs could face flooding after dam gates have been fully opened. The Ross River Dam was at 274 percent capacity on Sunday evening and rain continues to fall. Residents are being urged to evacuate as there is a risk to both their lives and property.
Fires burning in Victoria are worsening as windy conditions are expected to fan the flames. Residents have been told leaving their homes on Monday would be deadly, as it was too late to leave, as fires are still burning out of control.
Meanwhile, fires continue to burn across Tasmania. A fresh emergency warning was issued early on Monday morning. The Tasmanian Fire Service has said it is ‘highly likely’ properties have already been lost in the fires.
The final report of the Banking Royal Commission will be handed down on Monday. Widespread misconduct across the industry has been blamed on greed and irresponsible lending. Some banks were even charging fees to dead customers.
An investigation is underway into the death of a baby boy, who may have been left in a hot car. The boy was found unconscious at 3.30pm in Sydney’s west but emergency services could not revive him.
Australian dog owners are being urged to check their pet food after Hill's Pet Nutrition recalled 13 select canned dog food products. The global recall affects Hill’s Prescription Diet and Hill’s Science Diet canned foods which are sold in Australia. The goods could contain elevated levels of vitamin D which could cause harm to dogs.
Car manufacturer Nissan has ditched plans to make their latest SUV in the UK amid Brexit uncertainty. Nissan will continue to produce the car in Japan which is a major blow to Theresa May, who fought to have the model produced in northern England to boost the economy.
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Pope Francis has arrived in the United Arab Emirates becoming the first Catholic leader to visit the Arabian Peninsula. He will meet with Muslim and political leaders and hold an outdoor mass in Abu Dhabi.
Superbowl 53 between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams will be fought out in Atlanta on Sunday afternoon local time. The Rams haven’t won a Superbowl since 2000. It’s set to be an epic show with pop band Maroon 5 headlining the halftime show.
Australia dominated against Sri Lanka in the fourth day of the Cricket test in Canberra. The Aussies declared after batsman Usman Khawaja scored a century. Sri Lanka needs 499 runs to win.
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