The shocking Mardi Gras video everyone's talking about.

1. A four minute video showing police arresting a man and throwing him on the ground  at the Sydney Mardi Gras is going viral. In the video, a police officer is seen to throw the handcuffed man to the ground. The 18-year-old man is shouting “I did nothing wrong”.

The man has seen been charged with assaulting police, resisting arrest and offensive language.

2. A second teenager has been arrested over charges relating to the death of Thomas Kelly in July last year. The 18-year-old was charged with hindering the police’s investigation, common assault and stealing. He’ll appear in court at the end of March. Thomas Kelly when he was king hit on the streets of Sydney’s Kings Cross. Another man was arrested at the time and is still before the courts.

3. A four-year-old girl has died in a house fire in the NSW suburb of Claymore. A police statement said the girl’s mother and twin sister managed to escape the blaze. “Initial inquiries suggest the girl’s mother smelt smoke coming from an upstairs bedroom and went to investigate… The woman was able to retrieve one of her two children but was forced back by the flames.” Firefighters don’t know what caused the blaze.


4. A man who disguised himself as Batman and handed a criminal into police in the UK has unmasked himself. ‘Batman’ has been revealed as 39-year-old Stan Worby – who works as a Chinese takeaway delivery driver. Mr Worby said he was wearing the Batman costume when he turned up at the police station on Monday because he’d been wearing it at a football game. He received a call from a friend on the way home asking Mr Worby to take him to the police station because he was wanted for questioning.

5. New research has revealed a mother’s stress levels can impact her unborn baby. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania  found stress can be transmitted to placenta which can then affect levels of protein the development of a baby’s brain, which could explain links to autism and schizophrenia.

6. The Dow Jones has hit a record high, topping levels last seen before the Global Financial Crisis.