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History in the making. The Pope confirmed:

to become Australia's first saint. Mary MacKillop Deal or no deal. reach a climate change agreement, World leaders but does it go far enough? And the 'Brangelina' house. by Hollywood's First Family. The mansion inspired breakfast with the stars. Also today, Kate Ceberano and Ronan Keating. Robin Williams, Rolf Harris,

# Do you remember what you wish for every Christmas...

every Christmas...# And epic fail. and blunders The year's biggest bloopers this Sunday 20 December, 2009. # Reach up for the sunrise to the big sky... # # Put your hands in VOICEOVER: Live from Brekky Central, and Rebecca Maddern. Andrew O'Keefe Sam is off today. Good morning. Thanks for joining us. at home in Wagga. It's her father's 60th birthday

Happy birthday to you. How are you?

Well. Good to be here. You're

working right through Christmas.

Someone has to do it. Sunday

mornings is just an extra special

treat for you. Nice to have you

here. Hello, Beretts. Hello, Jess. I

love being in here. It is fantastic.

It is a break. It is a working

holiday with Andrew and Bec. If only

the discussion happened at 11:00 in

better. the morning it would be so much

the pop stars of the decade. Coming up later this hour,

on your personal chart? Who rates a mention send us an email. But in the meantime, of the top 10. We have the definitive list

Got any ideas? Look at Britney,

she's my favourite. I love that

woman too. Beyonce. You say whatever

Beyonce. comes you on the screen. No, I love

Good morning, Jess. from Jessica Rowe. Let's begin with the latest news

Good morning. across Australia today Celebrations are expected after the path was cleared our first saint. for Mary MacKillop to become Pope Benedict the XVI last night in Rome. approved Mother Mary's canonisation stand in the way Only a few final formalities now of the canonisation ceremony. before the Pope announces the date The way is open for the canonisation of Australia. and she will be the first saint Mother Mary, who died in 1909, of curing a woman of leukaemia is credited with the miracles in the 1950s in the mid 1990s. and another woman of lung cancer Both women prayed to her. in Queensland. A woman has died during a boat crash the 55-foot catamaran 13 people were on board 9:30 last night in Townsville Port when it hit a wall of rocks at and began to sink. died at the scene, The 47-year-old woman suffered various injuries. while 12 others has been taken to hospital Everybody on board the vessel from the scene here after the initial impact, and started to take on water. The vessel was holed what caused the crash. Police aren't yet sure died from a suspected drug overdose A young West Australian musician has in his Hong Kong hotel room. was found early yesterday morning 21-year-old oboe player Joseph Hall along with his unconscious friend. with the WA Youth Orchestra. Both had been touring on arrival in hospital. Mr Hall was pronounced dead The other man is fighting for life. are searching for a father and son Police in NSW and Queensland of a 12-year-old Sydney girl. after the murder Emma Whighton was killed critically injured and her grandmother Wetheril Park home on Friday night when they were attacked in their in Sydney's west.

Their neighbours, and his 45-year-old son Renzo 77-year-old Geno DaPra haven't been seen since. at this point in time. I wouldn't call them suspects As I said, they're people -

is their welfare. our main concern at this point for three cars belonging to the men. Police are also searching a silver Commodore A white Commodore station wagon, and a black Volvo. on Kevin Rudd The Greens are turning up the heat to tackle climate change to reach a legally-binding deal after world leaders failed

in Copenhagen. have loosely committed Some, but not all countries, increasing by more than two degrees. to stopping the world's temperature when he gets home, The Prime Minister, negotiating with the Greens now has to seriously consider to raise the targets. The Prime Minister says will be signed off within a year. he hopes a stronger deal have spent a chilly and hungry night 2,000 train passengers between France and Britain. stranded in the Channel Tunnel Up to five trains broke down, without food, drink or power. leaving people trapped to evacuate everyone. It took around 12 hours have been thrown into chaos. Train services two o'clock the trains might start, One person says another one says 3:00.

there's no trains at all today. Another guy back here said what's going on. So we don't really know the freezing air in northern France The trains failed as they left and entered the warmer tunnel. Christmas in Sydney last night, And it sure felt a lot like with Seven's 'Carols in the Domain' of people. attracting tens of thousands Nicole Kidman was among them, enjoying performances

Georgie Parker, Christine Anu from the likes of Leo Sayer, and Kate Ceberano. # Dashing through the snow # On a one-horse open sleigh # Over the fields we go # Laughing all the way. will go to the Salvation Army. Money raised from the night

A I love Christmas carols. Nothing

like carols to get you in the spirit

of Chrissy. I love it now. Kate will

be on. Those poor people trapped in

the tunnel. That would be traumatic.

has the sport. Claustrophobia city. Mark Beretta

One wicket is all that stands and victory in the third Test between Australia at the WACA. The Windies need an unlikely 51 runs and Gavin Tong at the crease. with tail enders Kemar Roach An upset win was on the cards broke a crucial 128-run stand until Shane Watson and Brendan Nash. between Narsingh Deonarine from that point on. The visitors slowly collapsed COMMENTATOR: That is magnificent. A huge off-cutter. Watson became the fourth player charged with bringing the game into disrepute

and was fined for his aggressive send-off of Chris Gayle. Aussie coach Tim Nielsen has backed Phil Hughes to return to the national side if Ricky Ponting is ruled out of the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan. Hughes made 122 for New South Wales against Victoria in the Sheffield Shield yesterday. The Australian skipper is battling an elbow tendon injury after he was hit by a Kemar Roach delivery on day one at the WACA. Melbourne Victory has maintained its 3-point lead at the top of the A-League after playing out a 0-0 draw with second-placed Sydney.

In last night's other clash, Brisbane edged out Central Coast. Young-gun Tommy Oar got the Roar off on the right foot and their Dutch wizard Sergio van Dyke kept the roll going with his own piece of magic. COMMENTATOR: Absolutely amazing goal from Sergio van Dyke. The Mariners fought back to level it up at 2-2

before Matt McKay stole an injury-time winner for the Roar. Liverpool's Premier League season has sunk a new low this morning

humbled 2-0 by cellar-dwellers Portsmouth. It's the Reds' seventh league defeat of the season. COMMENTATOR: 2-0 to Portsmouth. And Liverpool's problems are compounded. The upsets continued at Craven Cottage where Mark Schwarzer's Fulham handed reigning champions Manchester United a 3-0 defeat. Arsenal was able to buck the trend thumping Hull City 3-0 to move into third on the ladder. Casey Dellacqua can complete an impressive return from injury today with victory over Olivia Rogowska in the final of the Australian Open wildcard playoff. Dellacqua dropped the opening set against Sally Peers yesterday but rallied strongly to win in three sets.. Importantly, the West Australian heads into the decider injury-free. Ds We have done the right things with recovery. Yeah, the body is holding up pretty good. Top seed Rogowska booked her berth in the final with a straight sets win over Jessica Moore. With competitors travelling head-first at over 100km/h it's safe to say the skeleton is one the more dangerous winter sports. Switzerland's Stefan Moerker knows that all too well. Luckily, Moerker escaped with only a sore neck.

How is that for a head slapper? As

we get ready for the Vancouver

Olympics, we will see more of that.

I wasn't aware that head slapper is

an official term. It is now! Here it

is again if you missed it. Oh!

There's nothing good about that, is

there really? No drinking the night

before a skeleton event. Time for weather now. It's good morning to James Tobin.

I am in can Bourne. This is Luke's

house. We all got a plank of wood

and have a look at what Luke's done in his

in his backyard. He created an

entire BMX racing track. This is a

replica of the 2008 Beijing track

and it is unbelievable. Over the

weekend he had 20 juniors here. They

were learning skills on how to be a

better BMX racer. But first the weather. On the regional fly-around - Mostly fine and a top of 31 in Cairns. The chance of a storm in Townsville and Mackay. A warm top of 32 in Rockhampton. And storms in Brisbane. In New South Wales,

the chance of a morning shower for Sydney. Mostly fine in Tamworth and Dubbo. A top of 25 in Newcastle. Fine and 27 in Canberra. And a top of 32 in Wagga Wagga.

A sunny day for Mildura. 22 in Ballarat. Fine in Bendigo and Swansea. And mostly sunny conditions for Hobart and Launceston. 28 in Adelaide. A sunny top of 30 in Ceduna. Sunny skies in Coober Pedy. And the chance of showers and an afternoon storm in Darwin. In WA, 23 in Albany. Sunny and 34 in Perth. The chance of an afternoon thunderstorm for Karratha. And rain with a top of 28 in Broome.

Andrew, Bec, last weekend I managed

to get on to a little trike and look

fairly silly. I'll hoping to redeem

myself this weekend here at this

amazing track. It is where Luke, one

of our best BMX racers is coaching

young athletes. I hope he can train

me. James's reports are so he can

have a good time I get to do that.

Extreme. Sick, fully sick. Looking forward to that. Coming up, breakfast with the stars. Robin Williams, Rolf Harris, Ronan Keating and Kate Ceberano. But after the break, this morning's big story. Mary MacKillop to be declared Australia's first saint. Stay with us. There's no better sunscreen protection than Banana Boat.

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It's a holy day for Catholic Australians with news Mary MacKillop is set to become our first saint. Pope Benedict XVI approved her second miracle overnight paving the way for her canonisation. Desmond O'Grady is a journalist and Vatican scholar. He's in Rome. Good morning, Desmond. What exactly has happened overnight?

The congregation which examines the

cases of saints have presented a

report to the Pope and he certified

that it's an authentic second

miracle. Can you tell us about the

second miracle? What was the nature

of it? Mary MacKillop cured a woman

suffering from cancer and there's no

medical scientific explanation of

it. Yes, indeed. What happens from

this point. The Pope has approved

the miracle but we must wait the

canonisation? Yes, there will be a

meeting of cardinals to review the

whole case in February or March and

that is considered a formal

occasion. They are certain to

approve it. And then the Pope will

announce the canonisation and set a

date. And a special mass takes place

to confirm that, is that right? The

very special mass will be when the canonisation ceremony takes place.

Yes, indeed. Which will be perhaps

in October next year but perhaps not

because John Paul II has also been

approved at the first stage and they

might get it through for the second

stage so he could be beautified and

knock out Mary MacKillop. So a

matter of waiting to see what

happens. Thank you very much for

joining us this morning. Now to the reaction back home. Foreign affairs editor and religion expert Dr Keith Suter joins us now. Good morning.

Good morning. It is a long way

Good morning. It is a long way for Mary MacKillop from excommunication

to sainthood. Can you tell us more

who she was as a woman? She was a

determined woman with a passion for

the poor. She would look after the

lonely and lost in could loan yal

Australia. So she - colonial

Australia. She was a pioneer in

education, particularly girls

education. She clashed with the men

in the church and she was

excommunicated but she was welcomed back in. She appeals to people because of the willingness to look after the poor. She could have easily gone to a safe career and got married but she lived with the poor and she worked with the bureaucrats with the Protestants. We all deal with bureaucrats. And I think thirdly is that she is a person that

despite the bad treatment by the old men was not a bitter woman. She did not take her ball and go home. She stayed in there and involved and was

welcomed back in to do that work

within that order. She is the patron

saint of the battlers. If you look

at Australian history, the people we

respect are the people who come from

humble beginnings and do well

against formidable odds. So in a

sense she is Australia's first saint, very

saint, very much in keeping with the

culture of Australia. Non religious

people are quite thrilled with this

because she is one of the great

early feminists of Australia. She

wouldn't regard herself as a

feminist because she was not so

inclined. But she was determined and

felt there was an important role for

women and she was involved in all

the right causes, for women to vote,

and could be a role model for women

today T the way that the previous

Pope reinvented the role of saints

was to see them as role models,

people to be looked up to and that

is why she appeals to a lot of

people who are not Catholics simply

in the way she battled the

bureaucrats, help the poor and keep

focused on the ultimate gain of

helping people. She is an Australian

figure. For endurance. Yes,

absolutely. Thank you for joining us. Climate change talks have ended in Copenhagen. World leaders reached an agreement this weekend.

Our chief political correspondent Mark Riley is there. Good morning, Riles. Not a very positive reception to the deal? Bec, the climate change deal struck here is pretty flimsy.

There's not a lot of protein to it.

About as much sugar as the apple

danish that they sell on the

streets. Kevin Rudd says there was a

deal. And described these

negotiations as the toughest that he

ever encountered and there were a

lot of States that didn't want a

deal to be struck and were actively

trying to tear down something

trying to tear down something that Penny Wong addressed before she left

the country just a short time ago. Are we saying that those who have sought to derail this process should also be allowed to derail climate change action in Australia? I don't think that's what Australians want.

The Copenhagen accord seeks to limit

the effects of global warming of

less than 2 degrees Celsius but it

is not legally binding and not

enforceable. A meeting of the

parties today only to note that a

deal was struck, not to endorse it.

There has been only thin backing for

a non forcable and non binding

agreement. From here the climate

change caravan, some call it a

circus, to Mexico where the nations

meet again in the next 12 months.

Australia want it's sooner rather

than later to legally binding

targets to make this deal stick. Back to you, Bec.

It sounds like a long road ahead. I

think it is pretty tough. The first

time we have had a conference of

this magnitude for any of us to

expect to be particular doctor Most

Governments can't agree on something

within themselves, let alone the

whole world. And many who have not

been a party to these negotiations.

And you got China in the middle of

it saying "

it saying "We are not doing

anything. it saying "We are not doing

anything." And Mexico soon. After the break, news, sport and weather together. You're watching Weekend Sunrise on the Seven Network. (SLEIGH BELLS RING) (ROBOTIC VOICE) Whoa! Whoa! (RADIO CRACKLES) (GASPS) Whoa! Whatever's on your wish list, Target has everything you need for a 100% happy Christmas. VOICEOVER: Tired, puffy eyes? Roll them away. Garnier Nutritionist Eye Roll-On, a refreshing caffeine gel with massaging roller to help visibly deflate bags, revealing brighter looking eyes.

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to appoint an independent regulator for social networking sites and for a national policy to tackle bullying that all schools must use. We're getting behind the Sunrise campaign to Face Up To Bullying.

Hey. I'm Sally. I'm Shae. And I'm Jack. We're from 'Saturday Disney'. We're here to lend our support to the Sunrise Face Up To Bullying campaign. Bullying is a massive problem for so many people so it's time to say no to bullying. And if they don't stop, I'll just go to the bullies and I'll send them, like, this really harsh Facebook message. Um, Jack, no, you can't do that. That's cyber bullying, no. OK, I'm definitely not gonna do that. Good. We got to report bullying to parents and teachers

and it's about time the Government got involved too. OK, so I'll Facebook Kevin Rudd, yeah? Yeah, but a nice email, OK? A nice message. OK. Got it. Finish it LOL. Hi. I'm Hayley Warner, the 2009 'Australian Idol' runner-up.

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big. We are talking 30,000-plus signatures. But at 7:30, it's news time. Here's Jess. Good morning. Mere formalities now stand in the way of Mary MacKillop becoming Australia's very first saint. Pope Benedict XVI approved Mother Mary's canonisation last night in Rome, confirming her second miracle. The Vatican believes she cured a woman of leukaemia in the 1950s and cured another woman of cancer in the mid 1990s. Both women had prayed to her. It's exciting. It's a relief, that having come this far, it has been accepted that this is a great favour given to Mary MacKillop. Mary MacKillop was born in Melbourne in 1842 and spent her life educating the poor. A catamaran has crashed off Townsville in Queensland killing a 47-year-old woman. The boat, carrying 13 people,

hit a breaker wall in Townsville Port at 9:30 last night and began to take on water. The woman died at the scene, while everyone else on board suffered various injuries

and had to be rescued by emergency crews. It's not yet known what caused the crash. Climate Change Minister Penny Wong says the world can't allow a few radical countries to stand in the way of reducing global emissions. The Copenhagen summit has ended without setting any legally-binding emissions targets. The deal falls well short of what Australia was hoping for. Are we saying that those who have sought to derail this process should also be allowed to derail climate change action in Australia? I don't think that's what Australians want. Scientists say much more will need to be done to stave off climate change. Australians on family tax benefits face having their payments cut off in the new year if they don't lodge outstanding tax returns. At the moment, parents can receive the benefits regardless of whether they lodge a return. But from January, families will have to verify their income to make sure they aren't being paid too much. It comes after thousands of people were forced to repay some or all of their benefits. Towns on WA's northern coast are being battered by gale-force winds and heavy rain as Cyclone Laurence thunders past. The category 2 storm is about 100km off the coast from Broome. It's expected to strengthen into a severe cyclone over the next 48 hours before it crosses the Pilbara coast. And now with sport, here's Mark Beretta. It is looking exciting in the cricket. Australia needs just one wicket today at the WACA to win the third Test against the West Indies and seal a 2-0 series victory.

The Windies threatened a massive upset until a stubborn 128-run partnership between Narsingh Deonarine and Brendan Nash was ended by Shane Watson. The visitors lost wickets steadily from that point as the Aussie attack ramped up the pressure. Johnson has three. Watson was fined 15% of his match fee following his aggressive send-off of Chris Gayle. The A-League's top-of-the-table showdown has ended in a stalemate with Melbourne and Sydney playing out a 0-0 draw at Etihad Stadium overnight. Goals weren't an issue at Bluetongue Stadium where Brisbane downed Central Coast 3-2 in a thriller. Matt McKay nailed the winner in injury time to move the Roar into fourth on the ladder. Manchester United's bid for a third straight Premier League title has suffered a huge setback going down 3-0 to Fulham at Craven Cottage this morning.

It was also a morning to forget for Liverpool which was soundly beaten by cellar-dwellers Portsmouth 2-0. Arsenal didn't slip up against lowly Hull City winning 3-0 to move into third on the ladder. To the NBL

and Adelaide has made it back-to-back wins downing Perth 82-70 at Challenge Stadium. The Wildcats took a 3-point lead to the main break,

but couldn't go with the 36ers in the second half. Matt Burston was a tower of strength for the visitors scoring 18 points and grabbing 8 rebounds.

It is going to be a ripper today.

The final Test at the WACA. A little

harsh the decision against Shane. He

wasn't exactly flipping the bird.

wasn't exactly flipping the bird. No, he was right in his face. You

couldn't see from the camera angle

but he was literally this far away.

The celebration may have been out of

proportion to it. I am a fair minded

judge. At least he is spicing up the cricket.

cricket. I am speaking for the

females, the cricket can be

sometimes boring. All the time. This

is a shocking revelation. You didn't

know that girls don't like cricket

that. Have you been watching it? A

little bit. This is a woman who has

been drilling me all week about the Canon

Canon law. She has been ringing me

up, did you know that in 1906 - I

challenge you two to watch some

cricket. I will watch a one-dayer,

not a Test. The Twenty20 or is it y 60.

60. That sounds too long. Weather

time now with James Tobin. He is at

the home of Olympic athlete. Rob

Palmer from Better Holes and

gardens. Luke, this is your backyard

and you created this

and you created this incredible

track, right next to your house -

why? With the Olympics coming round

and red bull decided to he me. How

high is that? 8 metres. That is the

exact height that we come up to at

the Olympics. We got the girls ready

to go. Let's send them on their way.

Ready, set, go! They have been part

of this Under my Wing program. What

is that? I have had the success over

the years and now we are focusing on

the younger kids and try to help

them get to where they want to be. I

did the hard yards without any help

and hopefully I can guide them

through and point them in the right

direction. They are out really early. A trough will bring showers and storms across Queensland and the Top End. Elsewhere, warm northerly winds should bring increasing temperatures in Victoria and South Australia. In the capitals - thundery rain in Brisbane. Showers and storms are expected tomorrow and Tuesday. The chance of a morning shower in Sydney today, becoming warmer over the next few days. Canberra should be fine and partly cloudy for most of the week as temperatures climb into the mid 30s. Fine in Melbourne, with the clear skies continuing into Monday, but some brief cloud will arrive for Tuesday. Hobart can expect fine conditions for the next few days until rain arrives on Wednesday. Fine and sunny in Adelaide with a top of 28. Temperatures will peak in the mid 30s later in the week.

Perth can expect a fine, sunny and hot week

with maximums hovering well into the 30s. And in Darwin, showers and possible storms with a top of 32 degrees.

Luke, 20 juniors here over the

course of the weekend - what can we

expect for them coming London 2012?

Some of them Australia's best, some

the world's best. They are showing

they are on the right track and

Australia is ranked the top three

countries. I am not going to break

any limbs and I will have a go. When

I was at university, we studied this

form of cricket where you bring your

whole village along. As many people

as you want would come along. It

would last six weeks Batting is so

much more exciting than fielding. I

remember standing out in the field

and going...

and going... You still get to bat.

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Queen room. I wonder which queen has stayed there. It's been an incredible decade for music. We've welcomed a new breed of singers. Some we've already farewelled, but others promise to stick around for the next 10 years. US gossip site PopEater has put together the definitive list of the stand-out pop stars of the decade. When it comes to pop music, the noughties are a goldmine. In the last decade, we've seen idols rise and fall. But our favourite pop stars are the unstoppable hit-makers. We've had a pea in our bonnet since 2003, when Fergie joined this hip hop group. # Where is the love, the love, the love? # Since then, the Black Eyed Peas have sold 23 million albums and 29 million singles. And we gotta feeling they'll be around for a while yet. Amy Winehouse has been tabloid fodder in recent years thanks to her drug battles. But it was this song six years ago that helped her win five Grammy awards.

# They tried to make me go to rehab, I said no, no, no. # Amy reinvented the sound of the '60s. Plenty of imitators have followed but no-one can match her voice or write songs quite like she can. Pink first entered our charts at the turn of the millennium. In the last decade,

the feisty singer has churned out five chart-topping albums and cemented her place as Australia's favourite singer with a record-breaking 58-date tour.

# So what, I'm a rock star... # So what, I'm a rock star...# Shawn Carter, AKA Jay-Z, is the music man. He's sold 30-million albums in the US alone. But he's most famous for his production work on other people's songs, including his wife's. The eight-time Grammy-winner has even worked with these guys.

# I know Saint Peter won't call my name, # Never an honest word Coldplay - they've electrified stadiums around the globe. Since releasing their first album in 2000, the English band has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. But if their music alone isn't enough to make you love them, this might - Chris Martin and his merry men donate 10% of the band's profits to charity.

# What it feels like now...

# 40-year-old yummy mummy Gwen Stefani knows how to pop. So much so, it's hard to believe she's released just two solo albums. In the six years she's been flying solo, Gwen has doubled the record sales she made with No Doubt. The biggest punk rock group of the decade is undoubtedly Green Day. Their 2004 album was a defining moment for the band. Green Day's latest album, '21st Century Breakdown', doesn't disappoint either. It's no wonder 'Rolling Stone' readers just voted them Top Artist of the Decade. Taking the throne as the king of noughties pop is Justin Timberlake. He brought sexy back to pop music in a big way. Much like Gwen Stefani,

Justin has made a huge impact with just two solo albums, notching up six Grammy Awards in the process. But there's no-one more bootylicious than Beyonce. # Got me looking so crazy right now # Your love's got me looking so crazy right now. # B released her debut solo album 'Dangerously in Love' in 2003. And it seems the pop diva only improves with age. Her latest album 'I Am...Sasha Fierce' picked up 10 Grammy nominations and gave us one of the best pop songs of the decade. # All the single ladies, all the single ladies. #

# You if you like it then you should

have put a ring on it... have put a ring on it...# But the best pop star of the decade? # One, two, three, not only you and me,

# Got 180 degrees and I'm caught in between. # It's Britney, kids. Her debut album 'Baby One More Time' exploded onto the charts in 1999, selling 25 million copies. In the last 10 years,

five of Britney's six albums have debuted at number one. She's sold more than 85 million records worldwide. And her personal journey has been just as fascinating to watch as her pop-tastic career. Long live Queen B!

You don't hear the term poptastic

often enough. I put together a great story. often enough. I put together a great story.. Coming up, your last-minute Christmas gift guide. But next, the new 'Twilight' saga. Is Robert Pattinson dating Katy Perry?

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22-year-old Kevin Jonas is set to

take off his purity ring and put on

a wedding band. Radar Online is

reporting that they are renting out

part of a castle - I didn't know

there were castles on Long Island -

where they had the rehearsal. They

are staying at the castle which is

good because a metre of snow is

coming down on New York. And Demi

will be in tears at the back of the

church. You got romance rumour about

Rob Pattinson? The rumour mill that

Rob Pattinson and Katy Perry are

more than friends. They left

together. Eyewitnesses, you know how

eyewitnesses are saying "

eyewitnesses are saying "They only

have eyes for each other.

have eyes for each other." She has

eyes for Russell Brand and he has

eyes for christen Stewart. Andrew,

you and I go out but it doesn't mean

we are more than friends. Some sad

news for Beyonce. Divorce is always

sad. I think it is hard when you are

an adult and have to deal with your

parents divorcing. Her mother has

filed for divorce from her father

after 25 years marriage. After

claiming dischord in conflict of

personalities. Beyonce's mom is her

fashion designer and her dad is her

manager. When it goes to being

officiated there could be millions

of dollars you for grab. That is why

be a Jonas father because there is

never dischord. There are a couple left. But just ahead - the morning's news and sport and the weather, live from the track.

The Pope confirmed it was a true

miracle. It is a bit of good news as

the sun comes out on the Vatican. History in the making. Mary MacKillop to become Australia's first saint. Deal or no deal. World leaders reach a climate change agreement,

but does it go far enough? And the 'Brangelina' house. The mansion inspired by Hollywood's First Family. Also today, breakfast with the stars. Robin Williams, Rolf Harris, Kate Ceberano and Ronan Keating.

# Do you remember what you wish for

every Christmas...

every Christmas...# And epic fail. The year's biggest bloopers and blunders this Sunday 20 December, 2009. VOICEOVER: Now back to Weekend Sunrise with Andrew and Rebecca. Welcome back. News time. Here's Jessica Rowe. Good morning. Australia's ambassador to the Holy See says of sainthood than Mary MacKillop. no Australian is more deserving be canonised next year Mother Mary will most likely approved her second miracle. after Pope Benedict XVI Australia's first saint. It will make her clearing the last hurdle, This is Mary MacKillop in the Catholic Church but one to sainthood to a recognition at a new level of a great Australian and a deserved recognition who helped so many people. who died in 1909, The Vatican believes Mary MacKillop, in the 1950s cured one woman of leukaemia in the mid '90s. and another of lung cancer died from a suspected drug overdose A young West Australian musician has in his Hong Kong hotel room. was found early yesterday morning 21-year-old oboe player Joseph Hall along with his unconscious friend. with the WA Youth Orchestra. Both had been touring dead on arrival in hospital. Mr Hall was pronounced The other man is fighting for life. are trying to find a father and son Police in two States who have gone missing was murdered. after their 12-year-old neighbour at her Wetherill Park home Emma Whighton's body was found in Sydney's west on Friday night. Her grandmother, Vivienne Whighton, in hospital. is in a critical condition

Geno DaPra and his son Renzo, Their neighbours, haven't been seen since. they could be driving to Queensland. It's believed considered suspects at this stage. Police say the men are not in Queensland. A woman has died during a boat crash the 55-foot catamaran 13 people were on board 9:30 last night in Townsville Port when it hit a wall of rocks at and began to sink. died at the scene, The 47-year-old woman suffered various injuries. while 12 others has been taken to hospital Everybody on board the vessel from the scene here. After the initial impact, and started to take on water. the vessel was holed what caused the crash. Police aren't yet sure have spent a chilly and hungry night 2,000 train passengers between France and Britain. stranded in the Channel Tunnel Up to five trains broke down, without food, drink or power. leaving people trapped to evacuate everyone. It took around 12 hours have been thrown into chaos. Train services 2:00 the trains might start, One person says another one says 3:00. there's no trains at all today. Another guy back here said what's going on. So we don't really know

the freezing air in northern France The trains failed as they left and entered the warmer tunnel. And massive snowstorms in the US blanketed in white. have left the country's east coast Even the White House couldn't escape, as up to 60cm of snow came down during the weekend. And, of course, it's created chaos on the roads. And Sydney's 'Carols in the Domain' has gone off in typical style in Sydney. Nicole Kidman was among the crowds, enjoying performances from the likes of Leo Sayer, Georgie Parker, Christine Anu and Kate Ceberano. So many people turned up for the event, police had to start turning them away by 8:00. Luckily, it was broadcast live on Channel 7.

I was singing in front of the telly

last night. You had Allegra up and

bopping? Yes, but I had to bop her

off to bed. She was getting too

excited. Carols is great I love

carols. There is no other time of

the year - To sing Christmas carols?

Walking around with personalised

baubles. I mean where we could all

sing together. And remember the

words. Yes, even better than the

national anthem. Sport time. Stand

up, Australia. One wicket is all that stands between Australia and victory in the third Test at the WACA. The Windies need an unlikely 51 runs with tail enders Kemar Roach and Gavin Tong at the crease. An upset win was on the cards

until Shane Watson broke a crucial 128-run stand between Narsingh Deonarine and Brendan Nash. The visitors slowly collapsed from that point on. COMMENTATOR: That is magnificent. A huge off-cutter. Watson became the fourth player charged with bringing the game into disrepute and was fined for his aggressive send-off of Chris Gayle. Aussie coach Tim Nielsen has backed Phil Hughes to return to the national side if Ricky Ponting is ruled out of the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan. Hughes made 122 for New South Wales against Victoria in the Sheffield Shield yesterday. The Australian skipper is battling an elbow tendon injury

after he was hit by a Kemar Roach delivery on day one at the WACA. Melbourne Victory remains three points clear at the top of the A-League after a 0-0 draw with second-placed Sydney FC at Etihad Stadium. In last night's other clash, Brisbane edged out Central Coast at Bluetongue Stadium. In the Premier League, Manchester United's bid for a third straight title has suffered a setback after a 3-0 loss to Fulham at Craven Cottage. COMMENTATOR: Brilliant. Damien Duff. Game over at the Cottage. Liverpool also suffered a shock loss losing 2-0 to last-placed Portsmouth while Arsenal jumped into third on the ladder with an emphatic 3-0 win over Hull. Barcelona has taken out the FIFA Club World Cup this morning with an extra-time win over South American side Estudiantes. The Spanish giants came from behind to win 2-1

with superstar striker Lionel Messi chesting home the winner in the 110th minute.

It's Barcelona's sixth major trophy of 2009. Casey Dellacqua can secure a spot in the main draw of the first major of 2010 with victory in the final of the Australian Open wildcard playoff today. Dellacqua downed Sally Peers in three sets yesterday and meets top seed Olivia Rogowska in the decider. Rogowska booked her place in the final with a straight-sets win over Jessica Moore.

An early tip. Casey Dellacqua, this

summer, watch out. She is fit and

healthy. She is my tip to do well at

the Australian Open next year. James

Tobin, our weather man is on a

specially built BMX track this

morning. Good morning to you again,

James. This is what I am about to

attempt. This is the gate up at the

start ramp on this incredible

replica of the 2008 Beijing BMX

track. It is in someone's backyard.

It is incredible. Girls, what has it

been like? About knew

been like? About nutrition and team

work and it has been fun and

everyone gets along really good.

There are boys and girls here - who

is better? Definitely the girls. We

can do anything. Was there a bit of

a race yesterday, boys versus girls?

Yes, but we like to compete against

each other and sometimes it gets a

bit out of control. What is your

hope for BMX? Maybe to go into

worlds or Olympics. Be honest, any

romance? A little. Any ill names?

Let's look at the weather and then I

will have an attempt of going down the ramp. On the regional fly-around -

Mostly fine and a top of 31 in Cairns.

The chance of a storm in Townsville and Mackay. A warm top of 32 in Rockhampton. And storms in Brisbane. In New South Wales - the chance of a morning shower for Sydney. Mostly fine in Tamworth and Dubbo. A top of 25 in Newcastle. Fine and 27 in Canberra. And a top of 32 in Wagga Wagga.

A sunny day for Mildura. 22 in Ballarat. Fine in Bendigo and Swansea. And mostly sunny conditions for Hobart and Launceston. 28 in Adelaide. A sunny top of 30 in Ceduna. Sunny skies in Coober Pedy. And the chance of showers and an afternoon storm in Darwin. In WA, 23 in Albany. Sunny and 34 in Perth. The chance of an afternoon thunderstorm for Karratha.

And rain with a top of 28 in Broome.

Alright, last weekend I was on a

trike and I tried to do a jump and I

failed. Today I am getting serious.

Ready, girls? Yes. Am I allowed to

push you? What do I do? Just roll

forward. Ready. Should I stand up?

Should I hold on the brake? That is

a shaky start. Wait for me! Wait up!

It's like he lost all of his

virulity when he shaved. Next time

he might want to wear a helmet.

Thank you very much, JT. Bye! That

is not quite how it is supposed to look. Have you done all your Christmas shopping? If not, stick around. We have the best last-minute gift ideas helping you beat the rush. Plus, Robin Williams, Rolf Harris, Kate Ceberano and Ronan Keating. And after the break, live to Rome as the Vatican clears the way for Mary MacKillop to become Australia's first saint. Imagine being able to hold the world's best party. Champagne flowing... (PARTY FAVOUR WHISTLES) ..Cirque du Soleil artists performing everywhere. (BLOWS PARTY FAVOUR) (MAN LAUGHS FACETIOUSLY) VOICEOVER: Celebrate 2010 with a bang with Lotto's massive $30 million New Year Superdraw.

That's right - $30 million. So get your entry in by Saturday, January 2, and you could: Mary MacKillop is set to become our first saint after Pope Benedict XVI approved her second miracle overnight. It's the last major hurdle before Mother Mary is canonised next year. Sister Maria Casey has been at the centre of the sainthood campaign. She joins us now from Rome. Good morning. How special is this day for you?

This day is the end of a long period

of investigation and it is a

wonderful day really that we have

reached this conclusion and that

reached this conclusion and that the Holy Father has confirmed that the

cure is really a miracle. It

certainly has been a long campaign

for you and for many Australians.

Just how hard has it been to fight

for Mary MacKillop's sainthood? I

must admit I haven't done any

fighting or campaigning as such. It

has been a matter of investigating

and presenting the documents and the

evidence for the cure and doing it

in a very painstaking way fofr many,

many months. First to some doctors

and when the two doctors decided

that yes, there was a good case to

look at, they took it to another

three specialists, well qualified

men, specialists in the type of

illness that the lady had and they

eventually had a meeting and said

they couldn't explain it it any

scientific way. Continue. After that

the investigation was done to make

sure it was Mary MacKillop and

through her and not through any

other means. That was the second

hurdle. There was the third hurdle

when the Cart nal and the Bishop had

their turn and found everything

positive. The second miracle

positive. The second miracle that Pope Benedict XVI confirmed

overnight, what were the final steps

leading up to this decision and just

tell us, what happens next. The

congregation for the courses of

saints took the documentation and

recommendation to the Holy Father

and he having heard all their

opinions yesterday, yes, he would

agree that this was a true miracle.

He said they could issue a decrease

and publish a decree to this effect.

What is the feeling around the world

because many would not get a saint.

It is a wonderful Australia.

Australia has its first recognised

saints. There are thousands of

saints in Australia every day but

they don't get the recognition by

being made and declared saint. That

means we now have a model of a woman

that in some ways was an ordinary

woman but the church makes her as a

holy woman and a pioneer in so many

ways. You would have probably read

she pioneered education and founded

the Sisters of St Joseph's and

spread through the colonies. She

went to New Zealand when the demands

came from there. And Mary went

came from there. And Mary went to New Zealand. A wonderful woman

indeed. Absolutely. It will be a

very big year for all Catholics here

in Australia next year. Thank you

for Janing us. Thank you. Thank you very much. Back home, local church leaders are welcoming the Vatican's overnight announcement, none more so than the sisters of the Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel in North Sydney. Sister Mary Quinlan joins us now. Good morning. Mary MacKillop spent the last part of her life there.

You must be excited today?

It is a wonderful day. We are very

excited. It has been a long journey

but it is an exciting morning. What

are you doing to celebrate? There

will be mass here and no doubt the

sisters will gather around the

communities anda cos Australia and

across the world. You said this has

been quite a difficult process. How

difficult is the path to sainthood?

I am not sure about difficulties but

there is time that it takes to go

through the process. Time to skal

the documentation and her heroic

virtue. Can you tell us a bit about

Mary, can you give us a sense why

she was so unique Mary lived a full

life, she was concerned with others,

she lived an ordinary life, she was

driven by God and to mraik a

difference in people's lives. She is

a great example about what can

happen when we think of others

concerned about their care. We will happen when we think of others and

have to leave there. 2010 will be a

great year for you and your parishioners. Let's go to reporter Mark Mooney now. He's at St Joseph's Church in Penola, South Australia. Mark, good morning. What's significant about where you are today?

Good morning. This is essentially

where it all began for Mary

MacKillop. We are about 400

kilometres south-east of Adelaide.

They did some wonderful work here

with under privileged kids and kids

of working class families. This is

where they really educated the kids.

I am interested in the reaction

overnight. I was here when the news

filtered through roam. There were

bem gathered at the church and it

has been a long time coming. They

say it has been worth the wait and

mass will start the memorable day. Thank you. World leaders at Copenhagen have reached an agreement on climate change this weekend. Our chief political correspondent Mark Riley is there. Good morning, Riles. Not everyone's happy about the deal?

I think this conference proved fu

put 190 leaders in a room with 190

agendas they

agendas they are not likely to decide on lunch let alone a climate

change policy. The problem is that

not all the world is onboard,

something that his Climate Change

Minister, Penny Wong, addressed

before she left a short time ago. Are we saying that those who have sought to derail this process should also be allowed to derail climate change action in Australia?

I don't think that's what Australians want. Penny Wong says she's not talking about China there. China and

China and India got together to play

hard ball that is quite disturbing

in the geological sense. They seek 2

degrees temperatures across the

board and also to get countries to

deliver their commitments to cutting

gas emissions in their own countries

T it is not legally binding. A lot

of countries are against this deal

anyway. The deal itself, pretty flim

sdi. When it went to the door it

could only be noted, not endorsed.

Noting is the lowest acceptance a

deal can get. Now it goes back home

to Australia where Kevin Rudd and

domestically we will see Tony Abbott

not having an ETS didn't amount to a

can of beans. We will see some

rhetoric and hopefully temperature

rising more than it is here at

Copenhagen. Mark Riley will have

more in his Riley diary. There are only five days left until Christmas

and many of us won't have even started our shopping. To help us out, we're joined by Westfield shopper and gift guru Mel Symons.

Are you a guru or a guru-ress. Are you a guru or a guru-reses. Let's start with something for the tech-heads.

70% of shoppers will still be

shopping a week before Christmas. If

that is you, we got you covered.

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know the most about it:so you have

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I could tell you about the love

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Ripstik. The reason it is better have to put

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to accelerate. It takes you places.

Here we have the 2010 World Cup

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replica soccer ball. This has to be

my favourite. The higher and sending

you pump - Something like that.

Something a bit like that. I wasn't

going to say anything. I'm glad you did. For $

did. For $9.

did. For $9.95. Our boys love that.

Just don't shoot at passing cars.

The dog does what? It is very cute.

It is very inexpensive and we need

it to shut up now but I think it's -

It looks like a perfect gift for

someone who is single. It is a bit

funnier than the Christmas cracker

jokes. Any other Christmas ideas

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and you are sweet. Mel, thanks for

joining us. And for more information on all of those last minute gift ideas, head to our website.

How did I know that Andrew was going

to love the rocket. Coming up, breakfast with the stars. Stand by for Robin Williams, Rolf Harris, Ronan Keating and Kate Ceberano.

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Let's get a news hit. Here's Jess. The order of nuns founded by Mary MacKillop has welcomed news she'll soon be made Australia's first saint. Overnight, the Pope recognised Mother Mary's second miracle that of curing a woman of lung cancer in the 1990s. It's hoped she'll be canonised next year. I'd say yes. He was quite happy that, if Mary passed all the stages of this process,

I think he had a great love for her when he was here last year. Mary MacKillop, who died in 1909, spent her life educating the poor. The Greens are turning up the heat on Kevin Rudd to tackle climate change

after world leaders failed to reach a legally-binding deal in Copenhagen. Some, but not all countries, have loosely committed to stopping the world's temperature increasing by more than two degrees. The Prime Minister, when he gets home, now has to seriously consider negotiating with the Greens to raise the targets. The Prime Minister says

he hopes a stronger deal will be signed off within a year. Parents receiving family tax benefits are being warned they could lose their benefits if they fail to lodge tax returns. At the moment, families can receive benefits regardless of whether they lodge a return. But from January, they'll have to verify their income to make sure they aren't being paid too much. It comes after thousands of people were forced to repay some, or all, of their benefits. Towns on WA's northern coast

are being battered by gale-force winds and heavy rain as Cyclone Laurence thunders past. The category 2 storm is about 100km off the coast from Broome. It's expected to strengthen into a severe cyclone over the next 48 hours, before it crosses the Pilbara coast. A major earthquake has hit Taiwan, shaking buildings in the capital Taipei. The 6.4-magnitude quake struck off the island's eastern coast about 45km underground. Four people were injured and all high-speed trains have been suspended. And now with sport, here's Mark Beretta. Australia needs just one wicket today at the WACA to win the third Test against the West Indies and seal a 2-0 series victory. The Windies threatened a massive upset until a stubborn 128-run partnership between Narsingh Deonarine and Brendan Nash was ended by Shane Watson.

The visitors lost wickets steadily from that point as the Aussie attack ramped up the pressure. COMMENTATOR: Ravi Rampaul is gone. Johnson has three. Watson was fined 15% of his match fee following his aggressive send-off of Chris Gayle. The A-League's top-of-the-table showdown has ended in a stalemate with Melbourne and Sydney playing out a 0-0 draw at Etihad Stadium overnight. Goals weren't an issue at Bluetongue Stadium where Brisbane downed Central Coast 3-2 in a thriller. Matt McKay nailed the winner in injury time to move the Roar into fourth on the ladder. Manchester United's bid for a third straight Premier League title has suffered a huge setback going down 3-0 to Fulham at Craven Cottage this morning. It was also a morning to forget for Liverpool which was soundly beaten by cellar-dwellers Portsmouth 2-0. Arsenal didn't slip up against lowly Hull City winning 3-0 to move into third on the ladder. Manchester City downed Sunderland 4-3, but it wasn't enough to save manager Mark Hughes. He's been sacked and replaced by Italian Roberto Mancini. To the NBL and Adelaide has made it back-to-back wins downing Perth 82-70 at Challenge Stadium.

The Wildcats took a 3-point lead to the main break, but couldn't go with the 36ers in the second half. Matt Burston was a tower of strength for the visitors scoring 18 points and grabbing 8 rebounds.

There you go. Big day of cricket

coming up. Bec, Jess s I know you

will be watching it closely. I am

going to record it so I can replay

the highlights as well. I am going

to mow the Labour. There is only 52

runs left. You promise it will be

exciting? Ricky promises. Is he

going to be OK? He is tough as

nails. You couldn't break him with a

steel pick. Ut that's Ricky. Tough

as think get. Time for the weather

with James Tobin. He is at the Red

Bull Under my Wing event. BMX is an

Olympic sport. Some of Australia's

elite juniors have been here all

weekend learning how to compete at

that next level and a couple of the

guys here. This is the Hughes

family, Rhonda buttering the bread

rolls. World number three and one in

your age ranges. Let's go back to

the beginning. How did you get into

racing? A friend down the road and

got me into it and been into it.

What is a week like for you? Monday

at the gym, Tuesday here at the

track, Wednesday gym and Thursday at

the track again, Friday sprints and

Saturday training in the morning and

sometimes race Sunday. What is the

biggest thing you have taken away

from this weekend Red Bull has done

everything for us. And

everything for us. And already

getting the sponsors in. You learn

very well. A lot of the parents are

watching their boys at the weekend.

Seeing your boy going around. Are

you worried Especially if they

crash. It is a pretty extreme sport.

My mother doesn't like it. You are

OK? I am OK. You have stopped

buttering. Let's

buttering. Let's look at the weather. A trough will bring showers and storms across Queensland and the Top End. Elsewhere, warm northerly winds should bring increasing temperatures in Victoria and South Australia. In the capitals - thundery rain in Brisbane. Showers and storms are expected tomorrow and Tuesday. The chance of a morning shower in Sydney today, becoming warmer over the next few days. Canberra should be fine and partly cloudy for most of the week as temperatures climb into the mid 30s. Fine in Melbourne,

with the clear skies continuing into Monday, but some brief cloud will arrive for Tuesday. Hobart can expect fine conditions for the next few days until rain arrives on Wednesday. Fine and sunny in Adelaide with a top of 28. Temperatures will peak in the mid 30s later in the week. Perth can expect a fine, sunny and hot week with maximums hovering well into the 30s. And in Darwin, showers and possible storms with a top of 32 degrees.

Guys, it just gets more and more

extreme. Every weekend it seems I'm

putting my life on the line for you

guys. I'm just trying to talk it up.

I will try to do something even more

extreme. I did the gates. I don't

know about that big one. Give it a

go. Are you a man or a BMX mouse?

Why did I mention it? You could wear

the protective bread rolls that we

just saw. Unbuttered. We saw him

last half hour wobbling on the

little one. Imagine how he will

wobble on the big one. Don't do it.

I will get armoured up just in case.

He is like a serial pest P you are

buttering your bread rolls and up

pops JT. What a nuisance. Anyway it

is nice to have him on. Is it? Yes. In 10 minutes, Hollywood funny man Robin Williams. But after the break, the Riley Diary via airmail.

This is Weekend Sunrise across Australia. It's been a busy week for our roving political correspondent. Mark Riley jetted off to Copenhagen for the climate change summit. And just like Parliament House back home, there was no shortage of drama. Here's this week's international edition of the Riley Diary. This week, the eyes of the world turned to delightful Denmark and... # Wonderful, wonderful Copenhargen # It's Copen-hay-gen, but no-one seems too sure. Copen-hay-gen. Copen-har-gen. Copen-hay-gen. Copen-hee-gan. Copen-hee-gan. Always loved that one. Well, whatever it's called, it didn't get off to much of a start. Trademark UN bungling turned the whole show into a global shemozzal - sparking protests which Danish police subdued with batons and pepper spray. And things weren't much better inside where 192 world leaders came with 192 different opinions searching for one agreement. Good luck with that. Large international conferences like this are full of more argy-bargy than your average ALP national conference on steroids. Back home, Opposition Leader 'Mr People Skills' was having a field day... It's good that he has been prepared to risk jetlag for our country. ..as he fronted his first big Liberal Party fundraiser... This is my 15th day as the Opposition Leader. ..and market testing some political lines. What I am feeling today is yes, we can.

Now that sounds familiar. Yes, we can. Yes, Tony Abbott, the very white Obama.

I can't promi