Brekky Wrap: Woman Gives Birth While In Coma, Didn't Know She Was Pregnant
All the news you need to know this Tuesday.
Australian border force officials admit human error was a big factor in the detention of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, 25. He spent two months in a Thai prison. Commissioner Michael Outram says the AFP and Home Affairs Office should have been told he was protected by a humanitarian visa.
Australia’s new sporting watchdog is calling on the AFL to hand over information on players who have failed drug tests in a bid to stamp out organised crime in the sport. There are fears criminals are increasingly preying on sports stars to get information and influence games.
Woolworths has upped the price of milk by 10 cents a litre overnight, with the entire increase to go to dairy farmers. Coles has refused to follow suit saying it will look at other ways it can help farmers without impacting consumers.
There are concerns about the mental health of children in drought-affected communities. The UNICEF ‘in their own words’ report has found kids in the bush feel they have to grow up a lot faster than their siblings who experienced better times.
Huge swells and high tides are expected to pummel south-east Queensland beaches over the coming days. It's due to Tropical Cyclone Oma which is currently about 1,000 kilometres northeast of the coastline.
Seven Labour politicians have quit England's main opposition party over leader Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit. It comes 39 days before Britain is due to leave the EU.
A teenager who went to bed with a headache woke from a coma four days later to discover she had given birth to a baby girl, but she didn't know she was pregnant. Ebony Stevenson, 18, from Oldham, England has a rare condition called uterus didelphys where she has two wombs. One continued to menstruate, while the other grew her baby. The womb growing her baby was positioned towards the back of her body, so the pregnancy went unnoticed.
The man in a famous World War ii photograph has died aged 95. George Mendonsa kissed Greta Zimmer Friedman, whom he had never met, when people flooded into the streets of New York City to celebrate the Japanese surrender to the United States on August 14, 1945. He died following a seizure at the aged care facility where he lived with his wife of 70 years.
Serena Williams has returned to the top 10 tennis players in the world for the first time since having a baby.
Israel is preparing to launch its first moon mission. The unmanned spacecraft will lift off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Friday and will collect data which will be shared with NASA.
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