Brekky Wrap: Man Stunned To Find His Picture On Cigarette Packs
All the news you need to know this Friday.
A man has been left stunned after discovering that a picture of his amputated leg had been used on cigarette packets without his consent. The picture was displayed on packets throughout the EU alongside the message "smoking clogs your arteries,". The 60-year-old Albanian man told Radio France that the issue was not only with consent but also with the facts. He says he lost his leg as a result of a 1997 shooting in Albania, not smoking. His lawyer is contacting the European Commission to find out what happened.
Scott Morrison will meet with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Melbourne today. Deporting Kiwis from Australia on character grounds is expected to be in the spotlight, so too is terrorism and trade.
A fourth Sydney apartment block has been abandoned over safety concerns. There are fears the Erskineville building, completed only 12 months ago, has toxic land underneath it, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. The revelation comes homes after the states agreed to develop national building standards in an effort to repair failures in the construction industry.
A Brisbane paint factory has gone up in flames forcing dozens of nearby residents to evacuate. The huge blaze broke out in Albion about 11.30pm last night, quickly spreading to a house next door. It’s understood no one was injured.
At least 33 people have been killed after a man set fire to an animation studio in Japan. The 41-year-old suspect broke into Kyoto Animation Co on Thursday and sprayed petrol before igniting it. He remains under police guard in hospital.
Donald Trump has distanced himself from supporters chanting “send her back” after he criticised a Somali-born congresswoman during a rally in North Carolina. Speaking to the media after the event, the US President said he "felt a little bit badly about it" and that he "would certainly try" to stop the chant in future.
Three lucky Australians have become instant multi-millionaires, after each winning a slice in the record-breaking $110 million jackpot. The division one winners purchased their tickets in South Australia, Victoria and NSW.
In sport, Belinda Sharpe officially became the NRL’s first female referee overnight, controlling the clash between Brisbane and Canterbury. The Broncos won the game 28-6, while praise was heaped on Sharpe.
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