Brekky Wrap: Woman Slammed For Making Son's Friends Sign 'Insane' Contract
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A mother has been slammed online for demanding her son's friends sign a written contract prior to a sleepover. The bizarre set of rules, posted on Reddit, states that children, under 10, are banned from tickling or undressing in front of each other, with penalties to extend "until pick up time". "Changing of clothes will be done independently and in private space with the individual not in the company of anyone else. This means no nudity in front of anyone else, whatsoever," it reads. Shouting is also banned and would "result in suspension of [elcontronics] privileges," while complaining "will not be tolerated. There is a blank space below where the child's friends are expected to sign. The contract has been slammed as "crazy" and "completely insane". It's not known who the woman is but it is believed she lives in the United States.
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has delivered an emotional speech at the United Nations climate action summit in New York.The 16-year-old accused world leaders of stealing her dreams and childhood and urged them to take more action. Prime Minister Scott Morrison was notable in his absence at the event but said the Australian government would act on climate change in its own way.
Australia has called on all countries to pull together to make sure global trading rules are fit for a modern age. PM Scott Morrison made the remarks during a keynote speech in Chicago. He said world powers need to treat China as a ‘grown-up’.
Alarming new research shows one in six Australian teenagers consume 5.2 kilograms of sugar each year from sugary drinks alone. The Cancer Council survey looked at the habits of more than nine-thousand students across the country. Those living in low socio-economic areas were more likely to consume more sugar.
Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne has been banned from driving in the U.K. for 12 months. The ex-spin bowler has racked up six speeding offences within three years.
Prince Harry and Meghan have received a warm welcome as they kicked off their 10-day visit to Africa. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were greeted in Nyanga by children in brightly coloured traditional attire, singing and dancing to the sounds of a marimba band. It’s their first official tour with baby Archie.
In sport, Fremantle’s Nat Fyfe has taken home his second Brownlow Medal as the AFL’s best and fairest. The midfielder labelled the win "surreal" and "incredibly humbling," while paying tribute to former coach Ross Lyon.
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