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9 November 2017 6:18 AM Nicholls courts the cuddly vote with wildlife pledge

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital would get a $900,000 boost if an LNP government wins the November 25 state election. On Thursday, Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls visited Currumbin Wildlife Hospital in the LNP-held Currumbin electorate to announce funding for the hospital. “The wildlife hospital does fantastic work saving our native wildlife,” he said. “As part of our plan to provide 15

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

2 November 2017 12:17 AM Man arrested over cold case murder of greyhound racing bookmaker Charles Skarratt

A 58-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the robbery and murder of a Sydney bookmaker on Sydney's lower North Shore almost 30 years ago. The body of Charles Skarratt, 72, a well-known greyhound racing bookmaker, was discovered in the garage of his Woolwich home. Detective Chief Inspector Chris Olen said Mr Skarratt was ambushed as he got out of his car in the early 10

1 November 2017 2:10 AM Husband charged with NSW burning murder

Almost four years after a Sydney woman ran screaming from her home engulfed in a "ball of fire" her husband has been charged with murder. Kulwinder Singh, 37, was charged with the 2013 murder of Parwinder Kaur on Wednesday and will spend the night behind bars after his lawyers postponed a bail application until Thursday. Ms Kaur, 32, died in December 14

31 October 2017 9:24 PM Husband arrested over NSW woman's burning

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 9

31 October 2017 1:50 AM Do you know these men? CCTV holds key to solving brutal murder

CLINT Starkey thought he was with a mate. Instead he was led to three men who brutally attacked and killed him. Clint Starkey was taken to the Caltex service station at Peats Ridge in NSW by a man he thought was his friend about 10pm on April 5. As many as four members of the Rebels were waiting for them. The beating was so brutal doctors initially believed 54

30 October 2017 6:36 PM Peaceful start to direct rule in Catalonia

Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont travelled to Belgium with several other members of his sacked administration, a senior member of Spain's ruling People's Party said on Monday. Spain's state prosecutor, Attorney-General Jose Manuel Maza, called for charges of rebellion and sedition, as well as fraud and misuse of funds, to be brought against 21

29 October 2017 3:03 PM Thousands protest against independence

Tens of thousands of Catalans against secession have protested in Barcelona for the second time in a month against plans to break up from Madrid, while one of Spain's EU partners floated the idea of political asylum for separatist leaders. Three weeks ago, another anti-independence SCC march attracted 350,000 people, according to police estimates. But secessionists 18

26 October 2017 5:17 PM Catalan leader rules out snap elections as crisis deepens

Catalonia's secessionist leader held back Thursday from calling a snap regional election to ease tensions as Madrid moved to seize control of the region. Carles Puigdemont said he had considered calling polls to stave off the central government's takeover bid, but received "no guarantees" to make this possible. It was now up to the Catalan regional parliament 39

26 October 2017 3:21 AM Michaelia Cash says AFP should investigate staffer's leak to media about AWU raids

Federal Employment Minister Michaelia Cash has suggested the Australian Workers' Union raids leak should be investigated by the Australian Federal Police. Labor is demanding the Prime Minister sack Senator Cash because she initially told the Senate Estimates Committee her staff were not responsible for the leak. Her senior Cabinet colleagues have rejected 18