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10 November 2017 4:39 AM Crackdown on illegal marron fishing continues: fishermen busted with 22 traps

Another bust by Fisheries Officers has caught a group of fishermen as they allegedly prepared to set dozens of traps for marron in a rural WA dam earlier this week. It's understood officers responded to public reports of a group of fishermen, around 30 to 40 people, who were planning to camp near Wellington Dam this weekend. Public reports said the social 9

9 November 2017 6:18 AM Man pulls knife on police after chase in Brisbane

A man who allegedly drove at speed on the wrong side of the road before he sprung a knife on police has been charged. The man was believed to be heavily affected by drugs when he sped through the Airport Link Tunnel and onto the Gateway Motorway Bridge in Brisbane about 5.30am on Thursday. It is alleged the man then attempted to run across multiple lanes 15

8 November 2017 2:19 PM Calvary Public Hospital Bruce unsure how documents ended up on Barton street

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce is unsure how internal documents detailing the requisition of drugs of dependence ended up on a Barton street. The hospital said while it is investigating the issue further, it believes it's an isolated occurrence and not part of a bigger problem. The three documents, provided to The Canberra Times, were found by a member 8

7 November 2017 5:48 AM Aspendale station attack: Man charged over sex assault on 87-year-old woman

A man has been charged with sexual assaulting an elderly woman at a train station in Melbourne's south-east. The 87-year-old woman was on the platform at Aspendale about 11am on September 22 when a man asked her if she wanted money. When she declined, the man kissed her on the cheek and allegedly sexually assaulted her, a police spokeswoman said. The woman 21

6 November 2017 11:32 AM Qld man charged with police stabbing

A Queensland man has been charged with stabbing an off-duty police officer who tried to question him about a suspected trespassing incident north of Brisbane, said police. Police said the officer confronted the 20-year-old man at a property in Deception Bay about 10.30pm on Saturday, but he allegedly pulled a knife and stabbed the officer in the chest 18

6 November 2017 3:11 AM Rugby League World Cup: England's Jermain McGillvary charged over alleged bite to Lebanon skipper Robbie Farah

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 7

4 November 2017 12:03 AM Man dies after multiple stabbing in FNQ

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 18

2 November 2017 4:22 PM Spanish prosecutor asks for international arrest warrant for ousted Catalan president

Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont surfaced in Belgium on Tuesday with some of his ex-ministers, saying they were seeking “freedom and safety” there. MADRID—A Spanish prosecutor asked a judge Thursday to issue an international arrest warrant for the former president of Catalonia and four of his regional ministers after they did not comply with a summons 10

2 November 2017 12:11 PM Mysterious 'big void' in Great Pyramid revealed by cosmic rays

A cosmic camera that uses high-energy particles from outer space to see through stone has given us a tantalising glimpse of an undiscovered space in the Great Pyramid of Giza. The work, published in Nature today, harnessed the penetrating power of subatomic particles called muons to give the massive ancient Egyptian structure an X-ray of sorts. The images 14

2 November 2017 10:37 AM Prosecutors seek jail for eight members of deposed Catalan government

They also asked that a ninth former minister be freed and ordered to pay a bond. Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four other ministers, however, refused to show up in Madrid as summoned and remain in Belgium. Puigdemont and 19 others involved in Catalonia's rollercoaster secession push over recent weeks have been summoned to be questioned 42