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1. Video of racial tirade on a Sydney train.
A young woman has been victim to a vicious tirade from a fellow passenger on a Sydney train after speaking on the phone in Spanish.
Natalie Soto, 20, was speaking to her mother when a woman sitting two rows in front of her made angry grumblings.
“It’s not English. Why should we have to listen to fucking rambling” the woman can be hear saying on the video.
Fellow passengers can be seen defending Ms Soto.
You can watch the incident here (post continues after video):
This is the latest incident in a string of racial tirades filmed by Sydney commuters.
In September, a woman was charged after being filmed hurling abuse at an Australian-Chinese passenger. In April, a Muslim couple were targeted with anti-Islamic rants on their way to Sydney Airport. Another woman was arrested at Wyong Station after unleashing a racist tirade against an Asian woman and her children.
2. Firefighters across SE Australia are on high alert as temperatures soar.
Dangerous fire conditions are set to worsen across SE Australia as temperatures continue to soar.
Wind and possible lightning have prompted total fire bans in SA and Victoria, while firefighters are on high alert in NSW due to high temperatures.