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Good morning. this is Ten's Early News. I'm Bill Woods, Making news - A train derailment in Spain - and 20 more injured. 34 people dead terrorists are not to blame. Authorities say Labor leads the latest Newspoll would have won an election with suggestions the party if it had been held last weekend. Two 'Big Brother' contestants for misconduct turfed out of the house was blown out of proportion. say the incident And in sport, against Marcos Baghdatis Lleyton sets up a quarterfinal match with a gutsy win at Wimbledon. Checking the weather briefly - and Wall Street ended higher today Now for a quick check of the markets trading session. in a shortened holiday and 20 more seriously injured At least 34 people have been killed in the Spanish city of Valencia. after a train derailed from the underground train Around 150 people were evacuated toppled off the tracks. after two carriages The accident comes is due to visit the city. just days before Pope Benedict

were alerted to the crash Valencia's emergency services on their mobile phones by desperate calls from passengers trapped in the wrecked train. in the accident two carriages derailed in the city's Metro system. as the train was entering a station were evacuated from the scene 150 commuters closed the Metro lines as emergency services and sealed off the area. left underground. TRANSLATION: There are no wounded are still down there The bodies of the dead and the investigators until the police, the forensics identify the bodies. at the scene Paramedics treated people to local hospitals. and transferred the wounded has discounted a terrorist attack The Valencian Government as the cause of the crash of the train and says the excessive speed and the collapse of one of its wheels of the accident. could be the cause before a visit to Valencia The tragedy comes just days by Pope Benedict XVI. has taken a big hit The Federal Government's popularity to the new workplace laws. as the ALP steps up its opposition still lags behind John Howard Despite the good result Kim Beazley as preferred Prime Minister with 49% of the vote compared for the Opposition Leader. to just 29% into the Childers hostel fire The inquest

from witnesses today. will hear more evidence Detective Sergeant Robert Campbell, Yesterday the Coroner heard from the building as century old an arson squad officer who described with a litany of safety problems. On the night the hostel burned down, had been switched off, the fire alarm system an exit door nailed shut, were blocked by bunk beds, other doors and exit doors obstructed. windows were barred sentence for murder and arson. Robert Long is serving a life The fire claimed 15 lives, anyone else should be charged. the inquest is examining whether this morning A 37-year-old man will face court over the murder of a Sydney mother. was charged overnight. The man, from Blacktown, was found unconscious Six weeks ago, Melissa Mayfields in her Bossley Park home. had apparently been strangled The mother of two and died in hospital four days later. offences in relation to her death The man has been charged with several a 28-year-old woman this week. and a separate incident involving She's in hospital with arm injuries. from last year's show A 'Big Brother' contestant alleged misconduct as Camilla. claims she was exposed to the same has told Sydney's 'Daily Telegraph' Rita Lazzarotto of the house-mate she chose not to force the eviction she claims was involved. Her revelation came involved in the latest scandal as the two 'Big Brother' contestants broke their silence. to the focus of a real life drama. From ensemble members in reality TV For Michael Bric and Michael Cox as John and Ashley, better known to 'Big Brother' viewers gone wrong their roles in a dare has left a lasting impact. for what has happened. A lot of regret and a lot of remorse Camilla in anyway You know, we never wanted to hurt

I definitely wouldn't do it. If I could turn back time, 'Big Brother' experience Um, look, it's ended my of the 'Big Brother' rules. The incident was a direct breach and Camilla knew this It was just a practical joke and having a good time and we were just mucking around on hurting Camilla in anyway. and obviously, we didn't intend we have heard from the pair And while this is the first time of the matter. it's certainly not the end a report on the incident The Federal Government expecting from the media watchdog and Media Authority the Australian Communications within the next 24 hours.

she won't pursue criminal charges The alleged victim Camilla says for action. but the incident has led to calls for Channel 10 Here's a great opportunity to do a bit of self-regulation off the air. and get this stupid program and were removed from the house. These guys broke the house rules That's the way the show operates. to the Government That's the way we guaranteed that the show would operate. Cameron Baud, Ten News. are trying to determine NASA officials if a crack in the insulating foam of the space shuttle 'Discovery' around a fuel tank will halt its take-off tomorrow. postponed twice due to bad weather. The mission has already been

Seven astronauts are on stand-by assesses the 12 centimetre crack. as the space agency the 2003 'Columbia' disaster The mission is the second since to US aeronautical ambitions. and crucial has fought his way through Lleyton Hewitt to the Wimbledon quarterfinals over number 23 seed David Ferrer. with a tenacious win by a Spaniard on grass Having never been defeated in tact against Spain's David Ferrer Hewitt looked set to keep his record The Aussie winning the set 6-4 in the second. before meeting resistance points in taking a 2 set to love lead Hewitt forced to save four break Tensions remained high, and so did the temperature, Hewitt feeling the heat as Ferrer smashed his way through the third before consolidating an early break in the fourth. But Hewitt rediscovered that fighting spirit that won him the 2002 title. The sixth seed claiming an astonishing 7 of the remaining 9 games securing a quarterfinal against Australian Open runner-up Marcos Baghdatis. Australian Robbie McEwen has won a thrilling bunch sprint to claim the second stage of the Tour de France

over 228.5km of racing between Obernai and Esch-sur-Alzette.

After an injury-plagued Round 13, Terry Wallace, has lashed out at Collingwood supporters who abused Chris Newman as he was taken from the ground with a broken leg. As Richmond rallied around a hospitalised Chris Newman

coach Terry Wallace teed off at Collingwood supporters who gave the injured Newman a hostile send off. People might call me soft or weak like some of the Collingwood supporters called Chris yesterday which was pretty disappointing on his way off, suggested that he was fairly weak for his actions. I thought that was pretty disappointing. James Hirds' future is again under a cloud after the champion strained a calf at training and is likely to be sidelined for up to a fortnight. On the upside, the Bombers have stitched up a new 3-year $2 million deal with skipper Matthew Lloyd. Carlton young gun Marc Murphy's dream debut season has turned into a nightmare,

facing surgery on a torn shoulder cartilage after being flung out of a tackle. A blow for the Eagles

with Dean Cox to miss six weeks with a broken collarbone. To tribunal news,

Brent Guerra will serve two weeks for this shirtfront. While Jeff Farmer has been suspended for one week for this flying elbow. Collingwood fined $10,000 by the league for the incorrect lodgement of player payment details relating to last season.

Evidence this morning that record high petrol prices are topping up the coffers of the country's oil companies. Caltex has upgraded its half-year profit forecasts on the back of strong refining margins. The company says earnings will come in at between $255 and $270 million up from the $232-million result tabled a year ago. Caltex says the result would have been even better

but a number of maintenance delays at its Sydney refinery have been costly. And there's been a takeover bid for the country's biggest tug boat operator. Danish company Moller-Maersk has offered to pay $693-million for local operator Ad-Steam in a friendly offer. The Ad-Steam board is recommending shareholders accept the $2.54 a share bid in the absence of a higher offer. The takeover news sent Ad-Steam shares through the roof, up 27% by the close of trade, analysts tipping a bidding war will emerge. Now for a look at the national weather -

Now for a look at some headlines from today's newspapers. The Ten Early morning news will return after the break. This program is captioned live. Welcome back to Ten's Early News. Making headlines, Peter Costello fends off criticism

he's out to strip the states of financial powers as his party's popularity slips. Claims crew members aboard the embattled 'Pacific Sky' cruise ship were encouraged to ignore drug use and binge drinking. Emergency crews search the scene of a train derailment in eastern Spain. At least 37 people are dead. And in sport, the Blues' final feast in Melbourne ahead of tomorrow night's State of Origin decider. Now a check of the financial markets - Peter Costello has signalled he wants to shape the next century of Australian economic prosperity. It comes amid concerns he's trying to take financial powers away from the states. Peter Costello given a welcome fit for a king on arrival in the Solomon Islands. Back home the Treasurer is being accused of a power grab after he suggested Canberra take away State control of ports, industrial relations and taxation. We need the best possible economic policy. We need to make sure we put in place the arrangements that will take us through the next 100 years. What you hear from Costello is a sort of arrogant thought bubble as he boards the plane for Honiara. Costello wants to reshape the national economy - the issue of financial and regulatory control a concern for the States. There is a case for reform of the system. The problem with what Peter Costello has said is it's half-baked, it's one-sided. And my attitude to all of these things is that if an existing arrangement is not producing a good outcome for Australia, we ought to change it. Critics of the plan questioning Mr Costello's motives.

I can assume this is all about positioning to be the next Prime Minister of Australia in the future. Murray McCloskey, Ten News. Damning revelations this morning about the culture of P&O cruises. Sydney's 'Daily Telegraph' says crew members aboard the 'Pacific Sky' -

the ship where Brisbane mother Dianne Brimble died - were encouraged to ignore drug use and binge drinking. Former security officer Jeff Dobjeckie says ecstasy and marijuana were common, so too, drink spiking. Mr Dubjeckie, who was sacked from P&O in March, has been urged to testify at the inquest into Ms Brimble's death. An Irish-American philanthropist has shed light on the motive behind his multiple medical donations down-under. Chuck Feeney's told the ABC he was inspired by the death of good friend and tennis great Ken Fletcher. Mr Feeney has donated $200-million to Queensland hospitals and universities in recent times. The inquest into the Childers backpackers fire will hear more evidence from witnesses today. Yesterday the Coroner heard how the hostel's fire alarm was turned off at the time because it was malfunctioning. The deadly fire took just 2 minutes to roar through the Palace hostel.

85 screaming backpackers were woken by screams and smashing glass not fire alarms. 9 of the 15 who died were in one room. Yesterday, Detective Sergeant Robert Campbell told the inquest the nine backpackers who died together had been entombed. A bunk bed blocking the exit to their room, the windows barred and glued shut. The Coroner also heard how a fire alarm had been switched off because it was faulty, an exit door nailed shut with many other escape paths blocked. The glowing exit signs did not meet Australian standards and none of the residents had been taken through evacuation drills. Robert Long is serving a life sentence for murder and arson. The inquest is examining whether anyone else should be charged. Two 'Big Brother' house-mates have broken their silence

over the incident that's sparked outrage all the way to Canberra. Michael Bric and Michael Cox, known to viewers as John and Ashley, say the alleged misconduct has been blown out of proportion.

It was just a practical joke and Camilla knew this and we were just mucking around and having a good time and obviously, we didn't intend on hurting Camilla in anyway. The Federal Government is expecting a report

from the Australian Communications and Media Authority on the incident. The PM would like to see the show axed. As many as 37 people have been killed in a train crash in Spain. The passenger train derailed while entering Jesus station, part of Valencia's underground rail system. Police were first called to the scene by terrified commuters trapped in the wreckage. As many as a 150 survivors were evacuated from the tunnels by an army of emergency workers. There are no more wounded left underground. The bodies of the dead are still down there until the police, the forensics and the investigators identify the bodies. An investigation began into what caused the crash. Authorities believe the train was speeding and a wheel may have failed as it entered the station. Its driver is among the wounded. The area has been sealed off as the grim search for bodies continues. Officials admit the death toll could rise. The tragedy occurred just days before Pope Benedict XVI was due to visit the city. Christopher Still, Ten News. A train travelling on the world's highest railway has completed its first journey from Beijing to Tibet. Many of the passengers had to spend much of the journey with oxygen pipes up their nose as the train rose to more than 5,000 metres above sea level. Three passengers suffered severe altitude sickness. Aside from being a feat of engineering, the railway forms a link between the poorer western part of China and the affluent east. Lleyton Hewitt has won his way through to Wimbledon's quarterfinals, but it wasn't easy.

The sixth seed forced to fight back from three love down in the fourth set against Spain's David Ferrer and will now face Australian Open runner up Marcos Baghdatis. In other matches world number one Roger Federer cruised through his round four match against Tomas Berdych in straight sets and French Open winner and world number two Rafael Nadal also advancing to the quarterfinals. There has rarely been more at stake for a Queensland team in a State of Origin decider. Queensland has lost three consecutive series and skipper Darren Lockyer rates the match his most important in the Maroons jersey. Recent Blues domination of the Origin series has Queensland on the brink of 4-straight series defeats. A statistic captain Darren Lockyer will do everything to avoid. I just think the fact that Queensland hasn't won a series for - and this is the fourth year running, and me being in charge - well, captain of the team, it's probably the biggest Origin game I've played to date. The Blues themselves have pride to restore after being ambushed in Brisbane two weeks ago. We were quite embarrassed last start so the main priority is getting out there and restoring some pride in your jumper and yourself. St George Illawarra backrower Dean Young arrived in the NSW camp today as 18th man, welcomed by his dad Craig into the squad. In NRL news, Bulldogs hardman Roy Asotasi signed with Souths today. The Kiwi international set to earn over $2 million in the next 5 years. Football's world governing body FIFA has announced they have suspended the Greek Football Federation for allowing political involvement in their running of the sport. The suspension means Greece, the reigning European champion, will be suspended from all international football until further notice. To finance now and last month's interest rate rise appears to have taken its toll on consumers. Retail spending fell 0.3% in May to $17.8 billion after 1.5% jump in April. Economists were expecting a slight rise but say high petrol prices and rising rates spooked shoppers. It's the first snapshot of the retail sector since the Reserve Bank lifted rates in May by a quarter of 1%. And the Reserve Bank meets again today to discuss interest rates, but home buyers can expect no change to official rates for the time being. While retail sales numbers were weak yesterday, strong building approval figures suggest the economy still has some momentum.

Most economists are forecasting another rate rise this year, but say it probably won't be for a few more months. Meantime a Mortgage Industry Association survey has found most people would be able to cope with higher interest rates. The forecast for Tuesday - More than 30 people killed in a train derailment in Spain. The details after this break.

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Making news -

A train derailment in Spain - 34 people dead and 20 more injured. Authorities say terrorists are not to blame. Labor leads the latest Newspoll with suggestions the party would have won an election if it had been held last weekend. Two 'Big Brother' contestants turfed out of the house for misconduct say the incident was blown out of proportion. And in sport, Lleyton sets up a quarterfinal match against Marcos Baghdatis with a gutsy win at Wimbledon. Checking the weather briefly - At least 34 people have been killed and 20 more seriously injured Around 150 people were evacuated from the underground train after two carriages toppled off the tracks. Valencia's emergency services were alerted to the crash by desperate calls from passengers on their mobile phones trapped in the wrecked train. Two carriages derailed in the accident as the train was entering a station in the city's Metro system. 150 commuters were evacuated from the scene as emergency services closed the Metro lines and sealed off the area. TRANSLATION: There are no wounded left underground. The bodies of the dead are still down there until the police, the forensics and the investigators identify the bodies. Paramedics treated people at the scene

and transferred the wounded to local hospitals. The Valencian Government has discounted a terrorist attack as the cause of the crash and says the excessive speed of the train and the collapse of one of its wheels could be the cause of the accident. The tragedy comes just days before a visit to Valencia by Pope Benedict XVI. The Federal Government's popularity has taken a big hit as the ALP steps up its opposition to the new workplace laws.

Despite the good result Kim Beazley still lags behind John Howard as preferred Prime Minister with 49% of the vote compared to just 29% for the Opposition Leader. A 37-year-old man will face court this morning over the murder of a Sydney mother. The man, from Blacktown, was charged overnight. Six weeks ago, Melissa Mayfields was found unconscious in her Bossley Park home. The mother of two had apparently been strangled and died in hospital four days later. The man has been charged with several offences in relation to her death and a separate incident involving a 28-year-old woman this week. She's in hospital with arm injuries. From ensemble members in reality TV to the focus of a real life drama. For Michael Bric and Michael Cox better known to 'Big Brother' viewers as John and Ashley, their roles in a dare gone wrong has left a lasting impact.

A lot of regret and a lot of remorse for what has happened. If I could turn back time, I definitely wouldn't do it. Um, look, it's ended my 'Big Brother' experience. The incident was a direct breach of the 'Big Brother' rules. We were just mucking around and having a good time and obviously, we didn't intend on hurting Camilla in anyway. And while this is the first time we have heard from the pair it's certainly not the end of the matter. The Federal Government expecting a report on the incident from the media watchdog the Australian Communications and Media Authority within the next 24 hours. The alleged victim Camilla says she won't pursue criminal charges but the incident has led to calls for action. Here's a great opportunity for Channel 10 to do a bit of self-regulation and get this stupid program off the air. These guys broke the house rules and were removed from the house. That's the way the show operates. That's the way we guaranteed to the Government that the show would operate. Cameron Baud, Ten News. New mechanical problems for space shuttle 'Discovery'. Less than 24 hours before its due to lift-off, a piece of foam has fallen from the external fuel tank. Leisa, does this mean NASA will have to postpone the launch attempt again?

Not at the moment. They are going

ahead it would be launched to Morrow.

They have found a crack out They have found a crack out side the

fuel tank. A piece of foam them off.

A decision will be made later today.

They are very optimistic at this

stage. This would not have stage. This would not have been an

issue if the firm had fallen off in

space. This is disturbing. space. This is disturbing. But his

name is Stephen Green. He is in jail.

He has been charged with rape and

murder. He rounded up a man and a

woman and a five-year-old girl woman and a five-year-old girl and

killed them. A he also took a another

woman into another room and raped her.

Lleyton Hewitt has fought his way through to the Wimbledon quarterfinals with a tenacious win over number 23 seed David Ferrer. Having never been defeated by a Spaniard on grass Hewitt looked set to keep his record in tact against Spain's David Ferrer The Aussie winning the set 6-4 before meeting resistance in the second. Hewitt forced to save four break points in taking a 2 set to love lead

Tensions remained high, and so did the temperature, Hewitt feeling the heat as Ferrer smashed his way through the third before consolidating an early break in the fourth. But Hewitt rediscovered that fighting spirit that won him the 2002 title.

The sixth seed claiming an astonishing 7 of the remaining 9 games securing a quarterfinal against Australian Open runner-up Marcos Baghdatis.

Australian Robbie McEwen has won a thrilling bunch sprint to claim the second stage of the Tour de France In NRL news, Bulldogs winger Matt Utai could be suspended for seven weeks. The former international is facing a grade 2 reckless high-tackle. If Utai takes the early plea, he'll be out for 5 weeks. Brisbane's Joel Moon has escaped suspension for this stray boot on Sharks captain Brett Kimmorley. And the Cowboys Paul Bowman will miss at least a week for striking. The owners of London's embattled Wembley Stadium have hit back at claims they're to blame for the stadium's late completion. Yesterday Australian construction giant Multiplex warned the facility would not be finished until after September because Wembley itself had not completed work it was supposed to. But the stadium says the delays are not its fault and has told Multiplex to hurry up and finish the job. Evidence this morning that record high petrol prices are topping up the coffers of the country's oil companies. Caltex has upgraded its half-year profit forecasts on the back of strong refining margins. The company says earnings will come in at between $255 and $270 million up from the $232-million result tabled a year ago. Caltex says the result would have been even better but a number of maintenance delays at its Sydney refinery have been costly. at the national weather - Now for a look at some headlines from today's newspapers. The Ten Early morning news will return after the break. ON THE SATELLITE, SHOWERS, AS THAT HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE

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This program is captioned live. Welcome back to Ten's Early News. Making headlines, Peter Costello fends off criticism he's out to strip the states of financial powers as his party's popularity slips. Claims crew members aboard the embattled 'Pacific Sky' cruise ship

were encouraged to ignore drug use and binge drinking. Emergency crews search the scene of a train derailment in eastern Spain.

At least 37 people are dead. And in sport, the Blues' final feast in Melbourne ahead of tomorrow night's State of Origin decider.

Peter Costello has signalled he wants to shape the next century of Australian economic prosperity.

It comes amid concerns he's trying to take financial powers away from the states. Peter Costello given a welcome fit for a king on arrival in the Solomon Islands. Back home the Treasurer is being accused of a power grab after he suggested Canberra take away State control of ports, industrial relations and taxation. We need the best possible economic policy. We need to make sure we put in place the arrangements that will take us through the next 100 years. What you hear from Costello is a sort of arrogant thought bubble as he boards the plane for Honiara.

Costello wants to reshape the national economy - the issue of financial and regulatory control a concern for the States. There is a case for reform of the system. The problem with what Peter Costello has said is it's half-baked, it's one-sided. And my attitude to all of these things is that if an existing arrangement

is not producing a good outcome for Australia, we ought to change it. Critics of the plan questioning Mr Costello's motives.

I can assume this is all about positioning to be the next Prime Minister of Australia in the future. Murray McCloskey, Ten News. Damning revelations this morning about the culture of P&O cruises. Sydney's 'Daily Telegraph' says crew members aboard the 'Pacific Sky' - the ship where Brisbane mother Dianne Brimble died - were encouraged to ignore drug use and binge drinking. Former security officer Jeff Dobjeckie says ecstasy and marijuana were common, so too, drink spiking. Mr Dubjeckie, who was sacked from P&O in March, has been urged to testify at the inquest into Ms Brimble's death. The inquest into the Childers backpackers fire will hear more evidence from witnesses today. Yesterday the Coroner heard how the hostel's fire alarm was turned off at the time because it was malfunctioning. The deadly fire took just 2 minutes to roar through the Palace hostel. 85 screaming backpackers were woken by screams and smashing glass not fire alarms. 9 of the 15 who died were in one room. Yesterday, Detective Sergeant Robert Campbell told the inquest the nine backpackers who died together had been entombed. A bunk bed blocking the exit to their room, the windows barred and glued shut. The Coroner also heard how a fire alarm had been switched off because it was faulty, an exit door nailed shut with many other escape paths blocked. The glowing exit signs did not meet Australian standards and none of the residents had been taken through evacuation drills. Robert Long is serving a life sentence for murder and arson. The inquest is examining whether anyone else should be charged. Two 'Big Brother' house-mates have broken their silence over the incident that's sparked outrage all the way to Canberra. Michael Bric and Michael Cox, known to viewers as John and Ashley, say the alleged misconduct has been blown out of proportion.

It was just a practical joke and Camilla knew this and we were just mucking around and having a good time and obviously, we didn't intend on hurting Camilla in anyway. The Federal Government is expecting a report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority on the incident. The PM would like to see the show axed. As many as 37 people have been killed in a train crash in Spain. The passenger train derailed while entering Jesus station, part of Valencia's underground rail system. Police were first called to the scene by terrified commuters trapped in the wreckage. As many as a 150 survivors were evacuated from the tunnels by an army of emergency workers. There are no more wounded left underground. The bodies of the dead are still down there until the police, the forensics and the investigators identify the bodies. An investigation began into what caused the crash. Authorities believe the train was speeding and a wheel may have failed as it entered the station. Its driver is among the wounded. The area has been sealed off as the grim search for bodies continues. Officials admit the death toll could rise. The tragedy occurred just days before Pope Benedict XVI was due to visit the city. Christopher Still, Ten News. A train travelling on the world's highest railway has completed its first journey from Beijing to Tibet. Many of the passengers had to spend much of the journey with oxygen pipes up their nose as the train rose to more than 5,000 metres above sea level. Three passengers suffered severe altitude sickness.

Aside from being a feat of engineering, the railway forms a link between the poorer western part of China and the affluent east. has won his way through to Wimbledon's quarterfinals, but it wasn't easy. The sixth seed forced to fight back from three love down in the fourth set against Spain's David Ferrer and will now face Australian Open runner up Marcos Baghdatis. In other matches world number one Roger Federer cruised through his round four match against Tomas Berdych in straight sets

and French Open winner and world number two Rafael Nadal

also advancing to the quarterfinals. Recent Blues domination of the Origin series has Queensland on the brink of 4-straight series defeats. A statistic captain Darren Lockyer will do everything to avoid. I just think the fact that Queensland hasn't won a series for - and this is the fourth year running, and me being in charge - well, captain of the team, it's probably the biggest Origin game I've played to date. The Blues themselves have pride to restore after being ambushed in Brisbane two weeks ago. We were quite embarrassed last start so the main priority is getting out there and restoring some pride in your jumper and yourself. St George Illawarra backrower Dean Young arrived in the NSW camp today as 18th man, welcomed by his dad Craig into the squad. In NRL news, Bulldogs hardman Roy Asotasi signed with Souths today. The Kiwi international set to earn over $2 million in the next 5 years. Hawthorn will decide today whether to fight Brent Guerra's rough conduct charge handed down by the match review panel. It was this hit that could see the 23-year-old sidelined for two weeks while Fremantle have accepted one week for Jeff Farmer's flying elbow. Meanwhile, Richmond coach Terry Wallace has teed off at Collingwood fans who abused Tiger Chris Newman as he left the field with a broken leg. And the Magpies have been fined $10,000 for failing to lodge correct player payment paperwork from last season. He's never far from controversy but this time it's personal. Hopefully we can reslove it and get our money back. Acker, fellow players and other personalities all invested in Healing Power which aimed to provide a one-stop shop for natural therapy. They thought they'd be helping people. It was a really sound idea and for the most part a real blockbuster as far as companies go. But last Wednesday its MD went bankrupt, casting a cloud of the fate of $6 million of investors' money while he still seemingly lives the high life. Other groups run by the former millionaire are sinking. Blue Sky Foundation - a charity raising money for kidney desease - has been shut down. There is still hope as they say. Other creditors are investiagting pursuing criminal charges. We've all heard about the egg and spoon or humble sack race, but in Finland a contest of a different kind. have just completed the 11th annual wife carrying contest. The rules are simple, you just need to hoist your wife over one shoulder and make your way around a 253 metre track. A quick recap of the morning's top stories. That is Ten's Early News for this Monday. I'm Bill Woods, bye for now. Supertext Captions by the Australian Caption Centre. www.auscap.com.au