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Actress Paz de la Huerta suing Harvey Weinstein for $83 million

Actress Paz de la Huerta suing Harvey Weinstein for $83 million

She's alleging the disgraced producer raped her in 2010 and was instrumental in her firing from the hit show Boardwalk Empire.

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Australia becoming more corrupt, warns former judge
IBAC

Australia becoming more corrupt, warns former judge

Australia needs a national anti-corruption body similar to the NSW Independent Commission against Corruption, a leading jurist has argued.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Former firefighter found guilty of lighting fires along NSW South Coast
Bushfire

Former firefighter found guilty of lighting fires along NSW South Coast

Debbie Narel Brereton wiped away tears when she was convicted of lighting four fires in the Shoalhaven area.

  • by Alasdair McDonald
Judge tears up $35m settlement between ASIC and Westpac in lending case
Westpac Banking Corporation

Judge tears up $35m settlement between ASIC and Westpac in lending case

ASIC and Westpac have been forced back to the drawing board after the Federal Court threw out the bank’s offer to pay a $35 million settlement for contravening responsible lending laws.

  • by Sarah Danckert
Jaymes Todd formally pleads guilty to murdering Eurydice Dixon
Crime

Jaymes Todd formally pleads guilty to murdering Eurydice Dixon

The young man who murdered comedian Eurydice Dixon has formally pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting and killing her.

  • by Adam Cooper
Newcastle man killed by his own car in hit and run

Newcastle man killed by his own car in hit and run

A tragic and bizarre set of circumstances saw a 54-year-old father-of-five hit, run over and killed by his own car.

  • by Sam Rigney
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Man accused of killing girlfriend 'karate kicked ex-partner': court
Crime

Man accused of killing girlfriend 'karate kicked ex-partner': court

A man accused of bashing his girlfriend to death in Sydney had a history of assaulting another partner and was seen karate-kicking her in the head, jury hears.

  • by Sarah McPhee
Tinder rapist's victim 'looking over my shoulder' while he's on bail
Social media

Tinder rapist's victim 'looking over my shoulder' while he's on bail

Sarah moved interstate to get away from rapist Glenn Hartland. She thought she had made a new start – then her tormenter was allowed to walk free, despite pleading guilty.

  • by Adam Cooper
So the girl scouts sued the boy scouts. What happens next?

So the girl scouts sued the boy scouts. What happens next?

'We did what any brand, company, corporation or organisation would do,' the Girl Scouts said.

  • by Niraj Chokshi
'Hiding in plain sight': At 13, Linda says she told DOCS her foster father abused her. They did nothing
Courts

'Hiding in plain sight': At 13, Linda says she told DOCS her foster father abused her. They did nothing

A former police officer is suing the State of NSW after she was left with an allegedly abusive foster father, despite her biological father's attempts to get her back.

  • by Joanne McCarthy
'Leprosy spores': UBS sued over billions in 'catastrophic' bonds
Bonds

'Leprosy spores': UBS sued over billions in 'catastrophic' bonds

The banking giant knowingly put investors at risk with securities that employees privately derided, fuelling the GFC, the US alleges in its 302-page claim.

  • by Patricia Hurtado