Feeling weary? Here's a Brekky Wrap to get you moving

WELCOME to Wednesday, where the weekend isn't that far away, but it's still too far to be exciting.

As you gulp down your coffee and sausage roll this morning, here is an extra quick bite of news from around Australia and the world.

We start with the tragedy that all of Australia is talking about -- Gerard Baden-Clay being found guilty of murdering his wife Allison.

This is your Brekky Wrap.



Allison Baden-Clay.
Allison Baden-Clay.

The moment Gerard Baden-Clay broke

MURDERER Gerard Baden-Clay looked like a broken man.

Tears rolled down his cheeks as he fought to silence visible sobbing.

He had trouble breathing just after the jury delivered its guilty verdict, which followed about 21 hours of deliberation, about 11.50am.

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She is eyeing off a World Championship. But how about Olympic Gold?
She is eyeing off a World Championship. But how about Olympic Gold? Asp

Surfing could get spot in Olympics

Sunshine Coast surfer Dimity Stoyle is chasing a world championship but in the not too distant future surfers like her could be chasing Olympic gold.

Construction of two inland surfing centres in the United Kingdom has the international surfing community predicting an expansion of the sport and possible inclusion in the Olympics.


Oscar Pistorius quizzed after nightclub fight

OSCAR Pistorius, who has three weeks before defence and prosecution lawyers give their final arguments in his murder trial, has been involved in an altercation in a nightclub.

The double-amputee athlete had visited a nightspot called VIP in Sandton, Johannesburg, on Saturday night when he was approached by a man reportedly called Jared Mortimer, Pistorius' spokesperson confirmed.



A Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft
A Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft

New airline cattle class as 'bicycle seats' patented

LAST month Etihad unveiled the most luxurious passenger experience in the skies: a three-room suite staffed by a butler and chef, on its forthcoming Airbus A380 flights from London to Abu Dhabi.
This month, the uncomfortable reality of no-frills flying kicked in.
The European aircraft manufacturer is proposing a seat that borrows from bicycles to add more than 50 passengers aboard a narrow-bodied plane - while Ryanair may squeeze 10 more people on each of its Boeing jets.

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Snitz sizzles to win qualifier with ease

IN FULL FLIGHT: Brisbane jockey Robbie Fradd streaks clear to win the $150,000 NRRA Country Championships qualifier on board Snitz, trained by Matt Dunn, at Clarence River Jockey Club.

SHORT priced favourite sends everybody home happy.

Ballina Players brings popular military drama to the stage

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Tickets are on sale for their new production of A Few Good Men

Triumph of dreams ... it all started with one bike

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Col has six classic bikes; 100 expected at show

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