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UK

UK judge to decide if Charlie dies at home

A British judge will rule on where terminally ill baby Charlie Gard will end his life. Full story »
COURTS

Four New South Wales gang rape accused found not guilty

Four young men on trial for gang raping a teenage girl at a NSW house party have been found not guilty. Full story »

GEORGE PELL

Court hears Cardinal Pell intends to plead not guilty

In front of a packed courtroom, George Pell made history by becoming the first cardinal to face court over historical sexual offences. Full story »

ASIA

'Solo Man' ad star arrested in Cambodia

Mark Coutelas has faced court in Cambodia of allegedly using and selling ice. (Facebook)
An Australian man has been arrested in Cambodia for drug offences, just years after being imprisoned in Thailand. Full story »
GEORGE PELL

George Pell to make history through Melbourne court appearance

Never before has a Cardinal appeared in a courtroom to answer charges of sex offences. Full story »

CRIME

'Unlucky' driver disqualified until the year 3001

Banned from driving until 3001. That's not a typo... 3001. Full story »
CRIME

Video of Melbourne man's body stabbed and burnt in Jeep shown to court

Chilling video footage of a young man's body found stabbed to death in a torched Jeep has been shown to a Melbourne court. Full story »

CAR CRASHES

'Full refund’ on the table for drivers as global law firm launches airbag lawsuit

Motorists who have had their faulty Takata airbags replaced with another from the same company may be entitled to a "full refund" on their vehicle after a global law firm announced it would launch an open class action against manufacturers in Australia. Full story »
QUEENSLAND

Queensland goat farmer allegedly used cattle prod on stepdaughter

File image of a cattle prod. (Wikipedia)
A Queensland goat farmer allegedly zapped his young stepdaughter with a cattle prod and forced her to hold onto an electric fence as he beat her with a plastic pipe, a court has heard. Full story »
POLYGAMY

Canadian religious-sect leader found guilty of practising polygamy after 24 wives were discovered

A Canadian religious-sect leader with 24 wives has been found guilty of practising polygamy after a decades-long legal fight. Full story »
CRIME

Another member of US cocaine kingpin's crew sent to jail for threatening Sydney casino high roller

R.J. Cipriani (top left), Owen 'O-Dog' Hanson (bottom left) and the desecration photo that led to Cipriani calling the FBI to bring down the cocaine kingpin.
A private investigator hired by a Californian cocaine baron to intimidate a high-roller who lost millions at a Sydney casino has been jailed. Full story »
CASSIE SAINSBURY

Cassie Sainsbury: Will the truth ever be heard?

For over three months, Cassie Sainsbury has been locked up in a prison in Bogota, Colombia, holding onto the most important factor in this whole saga - the truth.

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UK

Parents of terminally ill British baby drop legal fight for US treatment

Charlie Gard's parents say 'time has run out' to save their baby as they end legal bid for experimental treatment in the US. Full story »

CRIME

Rosie Batty backs calls for inquiry into Legal Aid after watch list bungle

Australian of the Year Rosie Batty has backed calls for an inquiry into Legal Aid Victoria after revelations a lawyer for the authority signed off on a watch list application on behalf of a domestic violence offender that had discrepancies. Full story »

QUEENSLAND

Suspected drugged driver leads police on '160km/h chase' through Logan

Police helicopter video has emerged of a man allegedly leading police on a drugged-fuelled, high- speed chase across Logan.

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MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT

‘Married at First Sight’ star found guilty of assaulting former partner

Lachlan Rofe, who appeared on two popular Australian reality TV shows to find love, has been found guilty of assaulting his former partner. Full story »

COURTS

Younger brother of NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet faces court accused of rape

Jean Perrottet allegedly raped the University of Sydney student at her college formal. (File image)

The younger brother of New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has faced court accused of raping a University of Sydney student at her end-of-year college formal.

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COURTS

Men found guilty of vandalising Brisbane war memorial

Four men who claimed they were called on by God to desecrate a war memorial have been found guilty of wilful damage. Full story »

JUSTINE RUSZCZYK

Justine Ruszczyk: Philando Castile's mother visits distraught fiancé amid wall of silence

Justine Ruszczyk was fatally shot by police in Minneapolis on Saturday, July 15, 2017
The mother of a black man fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer has bonded in a flood of shared tears with the fiancé of dead Australian woman Justine Ruszczyk, according to reports. Full story »
COURTS

Heinz fruit and veg snack sugary as 'confectionery', court hears

The Heinz fruit and vegetable snack Shredz is at the centre of a court case.
The Federal Court has heard food giant Heinz misled parents by claiming a snack that contains nearly 70 percent sugar was a healthy food for toddlers.  Full story »