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Irish woman who fatally stabbed fiance 'loved him dearly'

Irish woman who fatally stabbed fiance 'loved him dearly'

Cathrina Cahill told a judge that her fiance was a "controlling and fairly unpleasant man" but

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Minister refuses financial help for wronged foster carer
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Minister refuses financial help for wronged foster carer

A foster carer has ended up in financial ruin fighting for the government to return a wrongly removed child.

  • by Angus Thompson
Hours before murder arrest, Roger Rogerson was still plotting extortion attempt
Investigation
Investigation

Hours before murder arrest, Roger Rogerson was still plotting extortion attempt

In an intercepted call, Rogerson referred to a manhunt that was under way for him, and that his mate Glen McNamara had been arrested.

  • by Kate McClymont
Gai Vieira remains in coma 10 weeks after crash involving police car
Crime

Gai Vieira remains in coma 10 weeks after crash involving police car

The police officer who was behind the wheel of the car that hit Gai Vieira's vehicle was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

Man to face court after 'driving at police officer' in North Sydney
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Man to face court after 'driving at police officer' in North Sydney

A car allegedly swerved towards the officer near a Remembrance Day ceremony at St Leonards Park.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
'Nothing to hide': Charity boss rejects '$20m misappropriation'
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'Nothing to hide': Charity boss rejects '$20m misappropriation'

Former criminal turned charity contractor Roy Bijkerk breaks his silence in the courtroom.

  • by Patrick Begley
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Movie star's alleged victim wanted to 'avoid a situation' with husband, court hears
Sexual assault

Movie star's alleged victim wanted to 'avoid a situation' with husband, court hears

A magistrate has heard there are stark inconsistencies in an alleged sex assault victim’s claims against Chinese celebrity.

  • by Angus Thompson
Rush seeks 'millions' in damages from Daily Telegraph
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Rush seeks 'millions' in damages from Daily Telegraph

Geoffrey Rush "may never work again" and should be awarded "substantial" damages if the Federal Court finds he was defamed, his barrister said.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
'Reckless, cruel irresponsibility': Rush barrister slams Telegraph
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'Reckless, cruel irresponsibility': Rush barrister slams Telegraph

The barrister acting for Geoffrey Rush has described articles about the actor as "the most recklessly irresponsible" journalism to come before the courts.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Judge in Rush trial takes aim at 'bad pun' in 'King Leer' headline
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Judge in Rush trial takes aim at 'bad pun' in 'King Leer' headline

The judge hearing the Geoffrey Rush defamation case said a "bad pun" in a headline may have undermined a story that "emphasised" his denials of inappropriate behaviour.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Smuggler's drug haul lost at sea, court hears
Organised crime

Smuggler's drug haul lost at sea, court hears

A judge has heard drug smuggler and health-food cafe owner Koder Jomaa tried a novel way of importing contraband.

  • by Angus Thompson