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A courtroom reveal that exposed denials and led to an $810,000 payout

A courtroom reveal that exposed denials and led to an $810,000 payout

It was the smoking gun to end all smoking guns in a dramatic courtroom reveal during a defamation trial between a former One Nation candidate and the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia.

  • by Tom Cowie & Tammy Mills

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'I will regret every day of my life the day that I met Martin Shkreli'
Courts

'I will regret every day of my life the day that I met Martin Shkreli'

Martin Shkreli's partner in crime Evan Greebel has been sentenced to 18 months prison for aiding the Pharma Bro in a $15 million fraud.

  • by Patricia Hurtado & Sydney Maki
Queensland man charged with murder of Melbourne man found in wheelie bin
Melbourne

Queensland man charged with murder of Melbourne man found in wheelie bin

John Spencer White, 62, will be extradited from Queensland after being charged with the murder of John Christianos, whose remains were found in Melbourne last month.

  • by Simone Fox Koob & AAP
Acclaimed Australian director Peter Weir testifies for filmmaker James Ricketson in Cambodia

Acclaimed Australian director Peter Weir testifies for filmmaker James Ricketson in Cambodia

Weir told the court that he had been a friend and colleague of Ricketson's for 45 years and could attest to his character.

  • by Erin Handley
Accused Queensland campervan shooter remanded

Accused Queensland campervan shooter remanded

The 20-year-old was arrested after a New Zealand couple said they were forced to dive for cover on Monday morning when a vehicle shone its headlights into their van and two blasts rang out.

  • by Ed Jackson
Man found guilty over South Australian fruitcake murder
Crime

Man found guilty over South Australian fruitcake murder

A South Australian man who left a fruitcake on his victim's head has been found guilty of murder, while a second man has been acquitted over the fatal assault.

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Man charged with 22 offences linked to historic aggravated crimes
Canberra

Man charged with 22 offences linked to historic aggravated crimes

The 25-year-old will face court on September 26.

  • by Han Nguyen
Murder trial witness 'bashed' by accused killer in prison debacle
Crime

Murder trial witness 'bashed' by accused killer in prison debacle

The witness arrived at the courthouse suffering injuries, the result of an alleged bashing the night before.

  • by Shannon Tonkin
Judge gets death threats after granting bail to Muslim compound members
Extremism

Judge gets death threats after granting bail to Muslim compound members

One caller on Tuesday told the judge "her throat would be slit" while another said he wished "someone would smash her head".

  • by Andrew Hay
Psychiatric report finds accused child sex abuser Malka Leifer ‘fit to face extradition hearing'

Psychiatric report finds accused child sex abuser Malka Leifer ‘fit to face extradition hearing'

Leifer, who is wanted in Australia to face dozens of counts of child sex abuse, will face another hearing in three months' time.

  • by Gabrielle Weiniger
England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray over street fight
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England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray over street fight

The all-rounder was accused of knocking unconscious two men in a brawl in Bristol last September just hours after he had played in a one-day international against the West Indies.