M68!: Morning News Wrap. From around the Globe to your Frontal Lobe. Good Morning. Here is the news:-
Largest ever funnel web spider handed in to Aussie reptile park…See Pic.
Probe launched as Petrol prices hit three year high. Here is all you need to know about Petrol Prices….when the Price of Singaporean Crude increases (this is where we get a lot of our petrol from), Bowsers prices increase….when the World Oil Price increases…Bowser prices increase. When either of those prices fall, Bowser prices increase. When there is high demand for petrol, Bowser prices increase. When demand falls. Bowser prices increase. When it’s a public holiday, Bowser prices increase. When its not a public holiday Bowser prices increase….and now cue the Petrol Station owner who comes onto the Evening News crying about how he makes less than 1 cent profit per litre….and Bowser prices increase….and then there is the Independent Petrol station owner who promises to be different and help the little guy…..but charges exactly the same as the BP down the road. End of Investigation.
Centrelink under fire as the average wait time when you ring them is now 33 minutes.
Two people are in hospital after a bus and car collide on the Gold Coast this morning.
Heroic security guards rescue a wheel chair bound man trapped in his burning unit.
The man who provide a gun to the man who shot Curtis Cheng has been given a 44 year prison sentence.
A three year old Tasmanian boy has died in his mother’s arms after choking on a small ball given to him as an early birthday present.
NZ says that its relationship with Australia is strained in a number of areas and one of those is Australia’s practice of deporting back to NZ, Kiwis who break the law here in Oz….Apparently NZ doesn’t want them either: but expects we should keep them….Nope.
Putin says that Russia has new nukes that can’t be intercepted in a speech that has worried the world.
Fears UK may run out of gas as the big freeze continues.
Wolf Whistling in France will soon land you a hefty fine…..is this still a thing.
Wall Street down 404 points.
Woman, 22 mauled to death by a lion at a private game lodge in Pretoria.
White Rhinos move a little closer to extinction as the last surviving male’s health declines.
South African Govt is planning to strip white farmers of their land.
Welcome to Friday.