Monday Brekky Wrap: The Gammy saga continues

OPEN wide, because you're about to be fed all the morning's news from around Australia and across the globe.

The Brekky Wrap buffet this morning starts with the latest on the bizarre Gammy surrogacy scandal, with some astonishing claims being made by Australian parents Wendy and David Farnell on 60 Minutes.

We then take you to the latest as new details emerge on how a young New Zealander woman came to fall from a balcony on the Gold Coast's Surfers Paradise.

This is your Brekky Wrap.

 

David and Wendy Farnell said they wanted to appear on 60 Minutes so Australia could hear their side of the story, before passing judgement on them
David and Wendy Farnell said they wanted to appear on 60 Minutes so Australia could hear their side of the story, before passing judgement on them Channel Nine

Gammy saga: 'Surrogate mother decided to keep him'

The Australian couple accused of abandoning their son because he had Down's syndrome have denied the claims in a TV interview, saying instead that his Thai surrogate mother demanded to keep the child.

Baby Gammy's case sparked international outrage when it was reported that Wendy and David Farnell returned from Thailand with his healthy twin sister but left Gammy behind.


Another day, another raid in 40-year-old cold case

A FIFTH police raid was executed on a property on Rocky Creek Rd at Emu Vale yesterday, which is in relation to a Warwick drug network.

It is further alleged the searches were in relation to the 40-year-old cold case investigation into the disappearance and presumed murder of Barbara McCulkin, 34, and her daughters Vicki and Leanne.


Fatal Gold Coast plunge followed three screams

Warriena 'Rrie' Wright enjoyed getting friendly with some Australian wildlife, including a giant python, at Australia Zoo during her Queensland trip. She would later fall to her death from a Surfers Paradise balcony.
Warriena 'Rrie' Wright enjoyed getting friendly with some Australian wildlife, including a giant python, at Australia Zoo during her Queensland trip. She would later fall to her death from a Surfers Paradise balcony.

POLICE investigating what happened before a young New Zealander fell 14 storeys to her death from an apartment balcony say they have received vital new information.

Warriena "Rrie" Wright was on the GoldCoast for a friend's wedding.

On Sunday, her New Zealand family were being supported after her tragic death.

Ms Wright, 26, fell to her death from a balcony about halfway up the Avalon apartments in Surfers Paradise about 2.30am on Friday.

Neighbours reported hearing several screams and what sounded like an argument, and a woman who saw her fall called police.

 

 

Former principal accused of indecent assault

FORMER Trinity Catholic College Lismore principal Brother Peter Pemble will face court next week over the alleged historic indecent assault of a boy.

When detectives from Strike Force Georgiana received information in 2013 about an alleged indecent assault involving a child between 1971 and 1972, an investigation was launched.


Bike theft victim gets thief back with hilarious letter

A SELF-proclaimed "poor student" who was victim of a bicycle theft, got his own back in the most hilarious way after writing a letter to the thief asking him to hand the bike back or get a visit from "her Majesty's finest".

 

Hair loss and scabs after home salon mishap

A NEW Zealand woman's hair began falling out and her scalp developed scabs after her hair was coloured and straightened at a home salon.

The mishap has prompted warnings for customers to check the qualifications of home salon operators.

 

Kanye West fears drones could kill his daughter

KANYE West thinks that paparazzi-controlled drones could fly over his home and accidentally electrocute his daughter.

He fears that his one-year-old daughter, North West, could be killed by the paparazzi as she learns to swim in their private pool.

Kanye West performs in a mask on the main stage at Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, north London, Friday, July 4, 2014. The first festival took place in June 2005 and was staged in Hyde Park.
Kanye West performs in a mask on the main stage at Wireless festival in Finsbury Park, north London, Friday, July 4, 2014. The first festival took place in June 2005 and was staged in Hyde Park. Joel Ryan -Invision/AP

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