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'One big party': Ex-tech boss jailed for fraud after 'living the high life'

'One big party': Ex-tech boss jailed for fraud after 'living the high life'

John Falconer, former director of technology company TZ, told a court he bought cocaine and lavish meals but didn't splash out on designer suits or cars.

  • by Georgina Mitchell

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Australian man and Thai wife sentenced to death over $300m drug bust
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Australian man and Thai wife sentenced to death over $300m drug bust

The Perth father and his wife were arrested last December and charged with attempting to smuggle half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine.

The rescue that lifted the world

The rescue that lifted the world

The miraculous story of the Tham Luang cave belongs to no one, and to all of us. And that is why it stopped the world.

  • by James Massola
'We didn't expect all 13 out alive': Inside the Thai cave rescue
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'We didn't expect all 13 out alive': Inside the Thai cave rescue

An international group of divers led one of the most dangerous rescue missions ever, with 12 boys and their coach trapped underground – and time running out.

  • by James Massola
Richard Harris, Craig Challen land $6m book, movie deal on Thai Cave
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Richard Harris, Craig Challen land $6m book, movie deal on Thai Cave

A massive pay day looms for the two Australian divers involved in the dramatic Thai cave rescue.

  • by James Massola
Thailand cave rescue hero named as 2019 Western Australian of the Year
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Thailand cave rescue hero named as 2019 Western Australian of the Year

A Perth vet who risked his life to help rescue 12 children and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand is the 2019 Western Australian of the Year.

  • by Heather McNeill
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After the Leicester City miracle comes the mourning
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After the Leicester City miracle comes the mourning

The crash alongside Leicester's King Power Stadium, about 8.30pm on Saturday, was a human tragedy, far more than a setback for a football club.

  • by Paul Hayward
Leicester City owner confirmed dead in helicopter crash
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Leicester City owner confirmed dead in helicopter crash

Premier League club Leicester City have confirmed Thai owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people who died when a helicopter crashed next to the stadium.

Club, fans devastated after crash involving Leicester City owner
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Club, fans devastated after crash involving Leicester City owner

Flowers were laid outside Leicester City's stadium on Sunday as investigations continued into a helicopter crash involving the English club's Thai owner.

Video delays Queensland child rapist's sentencing
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Video delays Queensland child rapist's sentencing

Sentencing for a Queensland child rapist has been delayed because the judge was so shaken by video of the assaults she needed a break to ensure a fair sentence.

  • by Stuart Layt
Queensland child rapist an 'alarming' risk: judge
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Queensland child rapist an 'alarming' risk: judge

Defence lawyers for an admitted child rapist from Queensland are arguing time he spent in prison in Thailand for separate child sex offences should be taken off his sentence in Australia.

  • by Stuart Layt