Brekky Wrap: Reporter Breaks Down After Being Attacked Live On Air
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A reporter has struggled to hold back tears after she was attacked during a political march in Barcelona. Laila Jiménez, from the network Telecinco, was shoved and yelled at by angry protestors before she was hit on the head by a can as she was waiting for the signal to go live. Looking visibly distressed, Jiménez struggled to stay on her feet as she was swamped by demonstrators. While many screamed at her to go away, one offered her paper towels to dry off. The reporter finally changed locations and continued reporting, El Pais reported. More than 18,000 attended the march to celebrate the second anniversary of the Catalan independence referendum. You can watch the video above.
A knife-wielding IT worker has killed four police officers in central Paris. The 45-year-old worked in the police intelligence unit and launched the attack in his own office before he was shot dead by authorities.
Brisbane Bronco’s hooker James Segeyaro has been provisionally suspended after testing positive to a banned substance. The utility returned a positive sample for Ligandrol, the same substance that is threatening the future of Australian swimmer Shayna Jack. It's understood the League and the Broncos were alerted last night with Segeyaro stood down while an investigation is underway.
The Prime Minister has used a foreign policy speech to warn against what he called “negative globalism”. Scott Morrison said he doesn’t want to see global organisations like the UN getting involved in the governance of independent nations. He also reiterated that China should bear more responsibility under World Trade Organisation rules.
Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has lost his bid to get his upcoming rape trial moved out of New York. The 67-year-old said the intense media scrutiny would make it near impossible to get a fair trial, but the court denied his request. Close to 70 women have accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct.
Sydneysiders will get their first taste of summer today with temperatures reaching the mid-thirties. In the CBD the mercury is expected to rise to 33 degrees, while Penrith is tipped to hit 34 degrees. Firies are on high alert with strong winds expected as well.
Legendary rock band KISS has announced they will perform underwater in South Australia. The band will be in full costume and make-up and will play for eight lucky fans as well as a handful of great whites next month.
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