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Thu 19 Jul 2018

Sex consent law changes may ‘create legal nightmare’

premium_icon Sex consent law changes may ‘create legal nightmare’

Changing NSW consent laws so that people have to obtain a “verbal yes” before consenting to sex could backfire and lead to innocent people being found guilty.

Lads hit a lucky streak in court

premium_icon Lads hit a lucky streak in court

TWO streakers who bolted across SCG naked — to the cheers of 40,000 fans — have cleared their names after a judge said the Aussie larrikin pastime was “indecent”...

Wed 18 Jul 2018

'I didn't think': One punch accused's court breakdown

premium_icon 'I didn't think': One punch accused's court breakdown

A WOMAN who claims she punched a man, causing serious injuries, to protect her boyfriend has broken down in tears listening to her police interview in court.

Christmas message sent to son from dead father's email

premium_icon Christmas message sent to son from dead father's email

'Swedish model' affair described, but ex-wife downplays abuse allegations

Teacher sentenced for student sex assault

Teacher sentenced for student sex assault

A FORMER Melbourne teacher, who pounced on a 15-year-old student in her car, kissing him then touching his genitals, has been sentenced.

Las Vegas hotel ‘sues shooting victims’

Las Vegas hotel ‘sues shooting victims’

In an astonishing move, Mandalay Bay owners have filed a lawsuit against Las Vegas massacre victims, claiming they are not responsible for their deaths.

Man, 70, clocked more than 50km/h over limit

Man, 70, clocked more than 50km/h over limit

A man has lost his licence after he was caught travelling more than 50km/h over the speed limit

Accused home invader: ‘I want to come home’

Accused home invader: ‘I want to come home’

A WOMAN with bikie links has cried “I want to come home” and “I love you” after being refused bail over an attempted murder charge.

Trio threatened man with hammer after 130km/h crash: police

premium_icon Trio threatened man with hammer after 130km/h crash: police

AFTER crashing a stolen car, police claim three men threatened a good Samaritan with a hammer. The trio will now remain behind bars for two months.

Police ready for Splendour crackdown

Police ready for Splendour crackdown

Police will be cracking down on illegal drug users and dangerous drivers ahead of this weekend's Splendour in the Grass.

WA murder accused: ‘He just spiralled and spiralled’

WA murder accused: ‘He just spiralled and spiralled’

THE father of a teenager accused of murdering his mother and two siblings has revealed son’s history of mental health problems.

Mother Teresa’s nuns in baby sale racket

Mother Teresa’s nuns in baby sale racket

MOTHER Teresa’s Roman Catholic order of nuns in India is under a microscope after it was discovered four babies in their care had been sold for about $1000 each.

Death row inmate’s last words

Death row inmate’s last words

HIS appeals exhausted, death row inmate Christopher Young left a final message to his victim’s family, then was killed by lethal injection.

‘Pedo family’ raped, tortured kids for decades

‘Pedo family’ raped, tortured kids for decades

A FAMILY in the UK have been sentenced for a string of sickening sex attacks on children over 30 years in what has been described as the ‘worst ever case of its...

Trainer says horse left "traumatised" after sex act

Trainer says horse left "traumatised" after sex act

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. "It's really sick stuff."

Aussie dad’s brutal takedown of Trump

Aussie dad’s brutal takedown of Trump

AN AUSTRALIAN father who lost his three children when civilian flight MH17 was shot down has launched a scathing online attack on Donald Trump.

Man claims 'wink' from horse consent for sex

Man claims 'wink' from horse consent for sex

A NEW South Wales man convicted over two sexual acts with a horse claims he had consent, a court heard yesterday.

Terrorists could soon be set free with no conditions

premium_icon Terrorists could soon be set free with no conditions

UP to 20 of our most notorious convicted terrorists could soon walk free from prison without even basic conditions on their release to protect the community.

‘World-first’ crackdown on drivers

‘World-first’ crackdown on drivers

NSW will use world-first technology as part of its crackdown on drivers along with harsher penalties.

‘It's robbed me, I’ve lost me’: mum after daughter’s rape

premium_icon ‘It's robbed me, I’ve lost me’: mum after daughter’s rape

MANY people are still grieiving and healing after the rape of a disabled girl by a FSG carer in 2013. Her brave mum tells their story for the first time.

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