Brekky Wrap: Mum Called 'Fat B***h' While Running, Her Response Goes Viral
All the news you need to know this Monday.
At least 41 people are dead after a Russian plane caught fire mid-air before making an emergency landing at Moscow. Surviving passengers were forced to use emergency exit slides to flee the inferno. The cause of the blaze remains unclear.
Labor has maintained its lead over the Coalition less than two weeks out from the federal election, according to the latest Newspoll. The opposition is ahead 51 to 49 percent two-party preferred, but Scott Morrison has increased his lead over Bill Shorten as preferred Prime Minister.
Today on the campaign trail opposition leader Bill Shorten will continue to spruik his health policy, promising to spend $500 million on emergency department upgrades. The Prime Minister is promising to back Australia’s manufacturing sector, the Coalition will spend $5 million launching a new “Australia-made” campaign encouraging overseas consumers to buy Australian. Scott Morrison will also invest in a new fund that would give manufacturers incentives to invest in more modern technology.
An Australian DJ has died in Bali while trying to rescue a friend who had fallen four metres from a private terrace. Adam Neat, 42, smashed through a glass door and slashed his arm open on Saturday, severing a major artery.
Police are searching for the driver of a boat after a scuba diver was killed in a hit and run at Port Phillip Bay, Victoria. The diver in his 20’s was struck between Frankston and Mornington just before 1pm yesterday. A passing boat picked up the man and his dive partner but he couldn't be saved.
A mother of two has sent a defiant message to a heckler who called her a 'fat b***h' as she ran through Manchester. Dawn Nisbett, 43, was initially left in tears as a man yelled at her as she headed to the gym. "I was so shocked," she told the Manchester Evening News. "I could feel myself getting upset. I ran to the gym. Then I burst into tears, I felt really horrible." She's now decided to run 10 kilometres for a mental health charity later this month. Her announcement has notched up more than 18,000 likes and 3,000 positive comments on Twitter.
Stargazers will have a chance to glimpse a meteor shower over the coming days. Australian’s are being urged to look towards the sky from 3am tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday to see the Eta Aquariid.
In sport, the Newcastle Knights have beaten the New Zealand Warriors 36 -18 while the Parramatta Eels smashed the St George IllawarraDragons 32-18. And in the AFL, Adelaide beat Fremantle by 17 points.
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