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  • Rouse Hill man charged with the murder of his wife in 2013

    1 November 2017 2:10 AM 41

    A “dogged pursuit of the truth” has led to police arresting the husband of a woman who died in 2013 after she was doused in petrol and set alight, says a north Sydney Commander. Hills Superintendent Rob Critchlow addressed media at Castle Hill Police Station this morning to commend the work of his detectives who he said worked tirelessly to arrest Kulwinder

  • Citizenship audit could establish status of all federal politicians — but major parties aren't keen

    1 November 2017 12:25 AM 8

    He concedes he too might be a dual citizen and if that is confirmed by the UK, he'll also leave the Parliament. It's raised the question again of who else might be caught up in the mess. The Greens say they have a simple solution to end the uncertainty once and for all. Since the beginning of this saga they have demanded that every MP and senator be independently

  • Uluru climb may be banned today after significant fall in climbers in recent years

    1 November 2017 12:19 AM 13

    Sky News understands the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park board of management will close the rock to climbers from October 26, 2019. The date chosen for the closure is 34 years to the day since Uluru was handed back to its traditional owners, the Anangu people. The decision will follow a board meeting being held today but is expected to have unanimous

  • Police 'acted appropriately' in tasering Canberra man who died

    1 November 2017 12:13 AM 11

    The ACT's highest ranked police officer has defended the use of Tasers, after a man was stunned with the device to stop him harming himself and later died in custody. Late on Tuesday morning two officers were called to a residence in Waramanga, where they were confronted with a man in his mid-50s wielding a large knife. "He was covered in blood, there

  • Woman’s body discovered during search for missing woman Naima Hassan

    1 November 2017 12:05 AM 38

    The body was located by members of the public at the Sovereign Waters foreshore, at Birkdale. Police are yet to determine how the woman died and tests will be conducted this week. The discovery comes four days after 27-year-old Holland Park woman Naima Hassan went missing in the area. Police said while the woman has not been formally identified, detectives

  • Husband arrested over NSW woman's burning

    31 October 2017 9:24 PM 9

    Almost four years after his wife ran screaming from her home engulfed in a "ball of fire" a Sydney man is expected to be charged with her murder. Parwinder Kaur, 32, died in December 2013, a day after suffering full thickness burns to 90 per cent of her body at her Rouse Hill home in Sydney's northwestern suburbs. Police arrested Ms Kaur's 37-year-old

  • Husband of Sydney woman who burned to death, arrested

    31 October 2017 9:24 PM 26

    THE husband of a woman who burned to death in her front lawn after being set alight has been arrested. Parwinder Kaur, 32, died in December 2013 after suffering horrific burns at a Rouse Hill house in Sydney’s Hills District. Police on Wednesday arrested the woman’s 37-year-old husband and he is now being questioned. The fire was so fierce Ms Kaur had burns

  • Jack-knife causing traffic chaos on the M1

    31 October 2017 9:15 PM 16

    The M1 is a carpark yet again this morning, this time northbound at Reedy Creek. Traffic was backed up about 5kms after a car and trailer jack-knifed near Exit 85 just after 6am. Motorists were being encouraged to take the long way around where possible while the vehicle has now been loaded onto a tow truck and carted away. The traffic woes come less than a day after

  • ‘If anybody with an Irish accent knocks on your door, ask them to leave’: Fury over MP’s ‘racist’ slur

    31 October 2017 9:04 PM 15

    AN AUSTRALIAN MP has issued an apology after her remarks about people with Irish accents offended a whole country. Speaking at the launch of a campaign against dodgy workmen, Victorian Consumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz warned people: “If anybody knocks on your door that has an Irish accent, automatically ask them to leave.” She said the scam artists

  • 'Business of government will go on' as Parry awaits citizenship clarification: Bishop

    31 October 2017 9:01 PM 9

    The Acting Prime Minister reiterated the government still holds a majority in the Lower House of Parliament as it faces another embarrassing turn in the citizenship saga. The Senate President Stephen Parry is waiting to hear back from the UK Home Office about his possible British citizenship through his father. If it's confirmed, he has signaled he will resign