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9 February 2018 2:32 PM Jim Molan backs down from threat to sue MP after forcing second apology

Newly minted Senator Jim Molan, who has been at the centre of a week-long row over Britain First Facebook posts, has retreated from this threat to hit fellow MP Adam Bandt with a lawsuit, but only after he forced two apologies from the Greens representative. The member for Melbourne said Senator Molan, a retired major general who was chief of operations 39

8 February 2018 6:10 AM Geoffrey Rush stories 'not about sexual misconduct'

The Daily Telegraph is denying that articles it published about actor Geoffrey Rush carried imputations of sexual misconduct, a Sydney court has heard. Rush is suing the tabloid newspaper's publisher, Nationwide News, and journalist Jonathon Moran for defamation over the articles, which alleged he behaved inappropriately to a colleague during a Sydney 35

2 February 2018 3:16 AM Craig McLachlan launches defamation action against actor, Fairfax Media and ABC

Craig McLachlan is suing actor Christie Whelan Browne, Fairfax Media and the ABC for defamation, claiming he was the target of a "smear campaign", and alleging articles airing sexual misconduct allegations brought him into "disrepute, odium, ridicule and contempt". The Sydney Morning Herald published articles in print and online in early January, airing 22

21 November 2017 1:31 AM Former Racing Victoria chairman David Moodie was denied justice, judge rules

Former Racing Victoria chairman David Moodie was denied natural justice in findings that he inappropriately disclosed information during a cobalt investigation, a judge has ruled. Victorian Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bell found racing integrity commissioner Sal Perna failed to ensure a reasonable apprehension of bias did not arise in his findings against 69

30 October 2017 7:31 AM 'Emotional' Gayle wins defamation case

West Indies star Chris Gayle has won a defamation case against Fairfax Media after it claimed he exposed his genitals to a massage therapist during the 2015 World Cup in Australia. The lurid accusations were made by Fairfax newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times in a series of stories in January last year. They claimed Gayle 44

30 October 2017 3:56 AM Chris Gayle wins defamation case against Fairfax

CRICKETING superstar Chris Gayle has won a defamation case against Fairfax with a jury finding he did not expose his penis to a female masseuse and the publisher was motivated by malice in reporting the false allegation. The jury of three women and one man determined it was not true that Gayle exposed his genitals to Leanne Russell and indecently propositioned 347

28 October 2017 3:10 AM Capacity Cox Plate crowd warned to 'pack a poncho'

A capacity crowd is expected at Moonee Valley to witness champion mare Winx chase her 22nd consecutive win and third Cox Plate on the trot on Saturday. But those 32,000-odd punters have been told to pack wet weather gear along with their fascinators, frocks and fancy suits with cool conditions and the chance of showers throughout the day. Sam McClure 40

28 October 2017 2:02 AM ‘I let the media throw in all the punches’: Salim’s threat to sue for $103 million

HE drew headlines with Australia’s most hotly-debated wedding. Now Salim’s sick of the headlines, and says he’s plotting Australia’s biggest defamation case. The plan to outdo Rebel Wilson — who recently won Australia’s biggest defamation payout of $4.5 million over media giant Bauer — was outlined in a letter to a journalist sent today, Fairfax Media 58

26 October 2017 2:50 AM Adam Hyeronimus tips Stonebrook better prospect than Arbeitsam as record on line

Adam Hyeronimus is convinced the unbeaten Stonebrook will turn out better than his free-wheeling Rowley Mile-winning stablemate Arbeitsam as Randwick's drawcard tries to extend his winning streak to five. Champion mare Winx galloped at the course in front of a good crowd at Moonee Valley racecourse on Tuesday, in preparation for her attempt to win a record-equalling 43 1

25 October 2017 6:47 PM Thailand grinds to a halt for King Bhumibol's five-day funeral in Bangkok

Some Thais have sat for more than 24 hours in the heat and monsoon rain to secure a front-row spot, with at least 250,000 people expected to gather in Bangkok in a sea of black. Most Thais have never seen a king's funeral, as King Bhumibol reigned for 70 years, becoming a father figure to many of his subjects. "We will collect our memories of the good things 94