Brekky Wrap: Six Elderly People Charged Over 'Sexual Activity' In Woods
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Six people aged between 63 and 85 have been arrested for sexual activity in the woods in Connecticut. Police said they received multiple complaints of inappropriate behaviour in the Grace Richardson conservation area. Police have recently ramped up surveillance in the area after reports it was being advertised on the internet as a place for people to meet up and have sex. All of the six people were charged with “breach of peace," and will front court later in the year.
The Prime Minister has vowed to stand with Vietnam to push for an open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. It comes amid rising tensions with China in the disputed South China Sea. Scott Morrison says that if Australia’s neighbours “suffer coercion, then we are all diminished”.
Residents of Sydney’s Mascot Towers have agreed to pay a $7 million special levy for repairs to the building. The 132 apartment complex was evacuated in June after cracks were found. Experts predict the overall repair bill could be as much as $20 million.
Public drunkenness will no longer be a crime in Victoria, with the state government introducing a new health-based response instead. It comes as the Coroner investigates the death of aboriginal woman Tanya Day who was arrested for public drunkenness on a train at Castlemaine, in regional Victoria, in 2017. She died in custody of traumatic brain injuries.
The UK has been given one month to break the Brexit deadlock. Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with French President Emmanuel Macron overnight who re-iterated that the EU won’t renegotiate the deal tabled by Britain’s former leader, Theresa May.
Russell Crowe is among the big names who took to social media to slam seating at the Boomers-USA Basketball blockbuster at Marvel Stadium.Thousands of fans paid big money for tickets yet couldn’t see any of the action, their view the back of supporters' heads.
Australia has been bowled out for 179 runs on day one of the third Ashes Test. Jofra Archer ripped through the batting line up, taking 6 six wickets for just 45 runs. Marnus Labuschange was the top scorer for the Aussies, making 74. David Warner wasn't far behind on 61.
It's daffodil day. Australians are being urged to dig deep with all money raised to go towards life-saving cancer research.
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