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  • Man critical after horse fall at Centennial Park

    2 February 2018 3:16 AM 24

    A man has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition after falling off a horse at Sydney's Centennial Park. Inspector Dominic Wong, who responded to the call, said that paramedics arrived at the equestrian centre and found a 50-year old man in cardiac arrest. The man had left Centennial Park and was headed back to the equestrian centre on Lang Road when a witness

  • WA family wins case against PMH after daughter left brain damaged

    2 February 2018 3:16 AM 27

    The family of a WA girl who was left brain damaged while receiving burns treatment could receive millions of dollars after successfully suing the state health service. Sunday Mabior was admitted to Princess Margaret Hospital with scald injuries on December 9, 2005 and two days later was in the intensive care unit, where she suffered lung failure and two heart

  • Man stabbed out the front of Dandenong Magistrates Court

    1 February 2018 7:26 AM 27

    Police are investigating after a man was stabbed out the front of the Dandenong Magistrates Court. Police confirmed the man was stabbed in the leg near Foster and Lonsdale Streets just after 2.30pm on Thursday. It is believed he had left the court just moments before the stabbing. The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are yet to be determined

  • Oxford Islamic academic in custody in France on rape accusations

    1 February 2018 7:26 AM 30

    Paris: Prominent Swiss academic Tariq Ramadan, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Oxford, has been taken into custody by French police following accusations of rape, a judicial source said on Wednesday. The source said a preliminary investigation was opened after two complaints were filed against Ramadan, a well-known figure in the Middle

  • Driver injured in Mandurah's second police chase in two days

    1 February 2018 7:26 AM 27

    A Pinjarra man who smashed into vehicles when he allegedly drove against traffic to evade police during a pursuit in Falcon, has been taken to hospital with head injuries. Police will allege the man turned into oncoming traffic along Old Coast Road on Thursday afternoon. Officers spotted the man in Falcon about midday and chased his vehicle for about

  • Teenage boy claims Sydney priest forced him to drink alcohol before alleged abuse

    1 February 2018 7:26 AM 28

    A teenage boy has told a jury that a Russian Orthodox priest forced him to drink alcohol before climbing on top of him in bed at his Sydney church flat. Stanislav Vakhabov, also known as Father Christopher, 35, has pleaded not guilty to detaining the then 14-year-old for his own sexual gratification, giving him intoxicating substances to make it easier

  • Yokohama to host potential 2018 Bledisloe Cup decider as New Zealand give game three to Japan

    31 January 2018 7:55 AM 25 1

    Australian rugby fans face the salivating prospect of a blockbuster Bledisloe Cup decider on neutral ground after New Zealand confirmed they would take the third Test to Japan this year. The New Zealand Rugby Union announced on Wednesday it had struck a deal to play the third Test in this year's Bledisloe Cup series at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama

  • Glee star Mark Salling found dead at 35

    30 January 2018 7:23 PM 30

    Mark Salling, the former Glee star who last month pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography, was found dead in Los Angeles on Tuesday. He was 35 years old. A law enforcement official confirmed to Deadline that the actor's death was being investigated as a possible suicide, but was awaiting to inform his next of kin and family members before further

  • Dane Swan joins Chris Judd and Brendan Fevola on The Footy Show

    29 January 2018 11:57 PM 31 1

    Former Collingwood champion Dane Swan will join Chris Judd and Brendan Fevola on Channel 9's AFL Footy Show in 2018 as the station attempts to regain the long-running show's former appeal with Eddie McGuire and Rebecca Maddern as hosts. Judd, who will also be a panellist on Channel Nine's Footy Classified this year, will reconnect with Fevola who was once his teammate

  • Groovin The Moo lineup announced for 2018

    29 January 2018 11:57 PM 44

    The 2018 Groovin The Moo lineup has been announced, revealing what promoters promised would be an "epic" list of acts. Australian rock royalty Paul Kelly and Grinspoon will be joined by heavy rockers Amity Affliction, Flight Facilities and fellow locals Alex Lahey, Ball Park Music, Vera Blue, Baker Boys and Tkay Maidza. International acts Lady Leshurr