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  • Elderly woman with walking frame sexually assaulted at Aspendale railway station

    6 November 2017 3:11 AM 36

    An elderly woman with a walking frame has been sexually assaulted at a railway station in Melbourne's south-east. The 87-year-old woman was waiting for a train at Aspendale about 11am when a man asked her if she wanted money. When she declined, the man kissed her on the cheek and sexually assaulted her, a police spokeswoman said. It's believed the offender

  • Rugby League World Cup: England's Jermain McGillvary charged over alleged bite to Lebanon skipper Robbie Farah

    6 November 2017 3:11 AM 7

    England winger Jermaine McGillvary faces being rubbed out of the Rugby League World Cup after being ordered to front a judiciary hearing on Wednesday night to face biting allegations. McGillvary will appear via a video link from England camp in Perth after being charged with contrary conduct for allegedly biting Lebanon skipper Robbie Farah. Fiji demolish

  • Rugby League World Cup 2017: Possible quarter-finals scenarios

    6 November 2017 2:01 AM 12

    Fiji demolish Wales in Townsville, while Papua New Guinea score an exciting win against Ireland in Port Moresby. Ireland's Michael McIlorum scored a try in the 36-12 win over Italy during the World Cup Rugby League game and Tonga put on a demolishing display over Scotland. The Kiwis coach is still yet to have a conversation with the Cowboys wrecking

  • Man dies after multiple stabbing in FNQ

    4 November 2017 12:03 AM 18

    A man has died after being stabbed more than six times in the chest in far north Queensland on Friday night, police said. Officers were called to a Hagarty Close property in Cooktown just after 9.30pm after receiving reports that a man had been stabbed. It will be alleged a 41-year-old man was found inside the home with more than six stab wounds to the chest

  • Woman punched in face in homophobic attack over t-shirt: police

    4 November 2017 12:03 AM 22

    Police believe a woman who was punched in the face as she walked her dog in a Gippsland town was the victim of a shocking homophobic attack. The 26-year-old woman was on a walking track with her dog near Stephenson Park in Sale when she was approached by three men, The Gippsland Times reports. One of the men then made a remark about the woman's t-shirt

  • Australian detained in Lebanon, suspected of trying to join Islamic State in Syria

    3 November 2017 1:24 PM 9

    An Australian teenager, suspected of trying to travel to Syria to fight for Islamic State, has been arrested in Lebanon, local officials say. The Lebanese Internal Security Forces (ISF) said in a statement it had arrested a Lebanese-Australian man, who had lived in Sydney for several years "and embraced extremist ideology". The ISF said the man, born in 1999, had become

  • Tim Cahill injury spells trouble for Socceroos as Honduras tie looms

    3 November 2017 10:41 AM 15

    The Socceroos have been dealt a body blow on the eve of their World Cup qualifiers with Honduras, with Tim Cahill limping off while playing for A-League club Melbourne City. Cahill was a surprise name on City's team sheet for Friday night's clash with Sydney FC, making his first start of the season. Looking to build on his side's strong start to the new campaign

  • Dumped Labor MP Rick Williams releases phone recording with Premier

    3 November 2017 12:21 AM 15 1

    Independent MP Rick Williams has released recordings of a phone conversation he had with the Premier in which she can be heard praising the now-disendorsed former Labor member. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk can be heard telling Mr Williams - who is recontesting his seat of Pumicestone after being dumped from the ALP last Friday - that he was "doing a good job" and she was receiving

  • Dad and baby boy go missing in Melbourne

    2 November 2017 11:51 AM 12

    A 10-month-old baby boy and his father have gone missing in Melbourne. Reece Garzoli, 28, and his Jesse were last seen at a friend's home in Preston on Wednesday. Mr Garzoli has not spoken with family members for days and isn't answering his mobile phone. He does not own a car and police believe the pair may be be travelling on public transport. Mr Garzoli's

  • Queensland's election phrase: 'Joy buzzer'

    2 November 2017 8:13 AM 41

    Every election campaign throws up its unique words and phrases and Queensland's might be the first to include "Joy buzzer". A novelty toy that plays inspirational phrases like "I am zen-like and calm" and "I am beautiful" was Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's gift to labor's media bus this morning. After a couple of bruising headlines including not being