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16 January 2018 9:49 PM Woman climbs cliff face to escape naked pervert near Great Ocean Road

A terrified woman has climbed a cliff face to escape a naked man who chased her while she was sunbathing at a beach on the Great Ocean Road. The man was performing a lewd act as he approached the woman at Massacre Bay in Peterborough about 3pm last Thursday, police say. The woman fled, climbing a cliff face about three storeys - or nine metres - high to escape 7

12 January 2018 2:59 AM NSW dentist who hypnotised, sexually assaulted patients jailed for at least eight years

An elderly former NSW dentist who hypnotised and sexually assaulted young patients in the 1980s has been jailed for at least eight years. A Sydney jury last year found Werner Otto Schwarz guilty of 17 sex offences against four boys aged under 16 years. His youngest victim was just nine. In the District Court on Friday, Judge Helen Syme sentenced the 82-year-old 8

7 January 2018 11:45 PM Golden Globes 2018: actresses bring activist dates to highlight #timesup message

This year's Golden Globes red carpet promises to be like none other in history, not only because of the fashion protest Hollywood is staging against sexual harassment of all forms but also the personalities who will be on it. Eight actresses, and possibly more, have confirmed they are bringing activists instead of their partners or family members as their 14

30 December 2017 8:26 AM Two more men charged over fire at St Andrews Lutheran College

Two more men have been charged over a major school fire on the Gold Coast last year. Police this week charged a 19-year-old Tallebudgera man with two counts of arson and a 20-year-old Coolangatta man on one count of arson over the blaze, which ripped through the drama building of St Andrews Lutheran College at Tallebudgera on April 26. A 20-year-old 24

11 December 2017 3:20 AM Tradesman kidnapped girl, 8, before raping her and returning her, court told

A tradesman in his mid-50s kidnapped an eight-year-old girl in regional NSW before raping her and returning her an hour later to the spot he'd abducted her from, NSW Police say. Detectives also allege he produced child abuse material in the short time he held the girl captive after taking her in Wellington, near Dubbo, on Saturday afternoon. Police say the 55-year-old 68

5 December 2017 3:01 AM Former Melbourne archbishop failed to protect kids, royal commission finds

A former Melbourne Catholic archbishop failed to protect children from a priest despite numerous complaints as he sought to avoid scandal to the church, a royal commission has found. Archbishop Frank Little's inaction over Doveton priest Father Peter Searson left children at risk of harm, including sexual harm, and had catastrophic human consequences 53

27 November 2017 9:48 AM Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is crowned Miss Universe 2017

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. Nel-Peters beat out first runner-up Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez and second runner-up Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett for the crown Sunday night in Las Vegas. Nel-Peters, 22, recently earned her degree in business management at North-West University. During a pre-taped interview 58

27 November 2017 4:17 AM Refugee accused of child sex abuse had four children with alleged victim

A central American political refugee accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl went on to have four children with his alleged victim, a trial has heard. The man, 58, went on trial in the ACT Supreme Court on Monday. He pleaded not guilty to two acts of indecency and three charges of sexual intercourse with child under 16. His defence barrister Katrina 48

2 November 2017 2:41 AM Judge cuts the line before ruling killer Sean Price must spend 41 years in jail

Murderer and rapist Sean Price had his video link switched off when a judge refused to tolerate a series of offensive hand gestures, before increasing his non-parole period by three years. Price called out after being prevented from saying something to the County Court on Thursday, and over the following minutes repeatedly waved his arms wildly and made lewd hand gestures 46

2 November 2017 12:16 AM Rapist and murderer Sean Price sentenced to additional three years in jail

Sean Price, the man who murdered Melbourne teen Masa Vukotic and raped a woman two days later, has been sentenced to an additional three years in prison for breaching a supervision order. Price was on the court-imposed supervision order in 2015 when he stabbed Ms Vukotic in Doncaster, and then raped a woman at a Christian bookshop in Sunshine two days later 49