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7 February 2018 9:37 AM Body found at Victorian beach near where engineering student went missing

A man's body has been found at a beach on the Mornington Peninsula near where a student went missing at the weekend. The discovery follows the disappearance of Khalil Nabizadah, a 23-year-old engineering student from Narre Warren, who became caught in a rip while swimming with two friends at London Bridge beach at Portsea on Sunday. Victoria Police said the body found 71

26 January 2018 8:09 AM $18 million cannabis farm with almost 4000 plants uncovered west of Brisbane: police

Almost 4000 cannabis plants worth more than $18 million have been found and seized during a raid at a south-east Queensland property, according to police. Detectives searched a property on Gatton-Esk Road at Buaraba, about 100 kilometres west of Brisbane, on Thursday morning and allegedly uncovered a sophisticated cannabis farm. It will be alleged a commercial-sized 123

11 January 2018 12:46 AM Giant extinct burrowing bat discovered in New Zealand's South Island

The fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago has been found in Central Otago. A team of international scientists, led by the University of New South Wales (UNSW), made the discovery in ancient sediments near the town of St Bathans on New Zealand's South Island. Burrowing bats were about three times the size of an average 185

4 January 2018 5:15 AM New bird discovered in Sydney Botanic Garden

A unusual species of bird has been discovered in the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney. Staff and members of the public were quick to point out the rare pied currawong due to it's pale "washed-out appearance". Pied currawongs are found throughout eastern Australia and are often mistaken for a common magpie due to their jet black feathers and white undertail 101

2 January 2018 5:18 AM Street Outlaws street racers Farmtruck and AZN visit CIT ahead of Summernats

A pair of celebrity street racers stopped in to lend a hand at the Canberra Institute of Technology ahead of the Summernats car festival on Thursday. Farmtruck and AZN from the Discovery Channel's Street Outlaws series had flown all the way from Oklahoma City to work with students at CIT's Fyshwick campus. The pair had been working with CIT automotive 136

1 November 2017 12:05 AM Woman’s body discovered during search for missing woman Naima Hassan

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 145

30 October 2017 8:19 PM ‘House of Cards’ could come to an end after sixth season

AMID the allegations that Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted an underage teen, his hit show has reportedly been wrapped up by Netflix. House of Cards is currently filming its sixth season and US trade media, including TVLine and Deadline, have cited multiple sources that the political drama will end next year. While Netflix has not officially commented 273

30 October 2017 1:38 PM Rose McGowan attacks Kevin Spacey after actor apologises for sexual misconduct with 14-year-old

ROSE McGowan has made scathing remarks about Kevin Spacey following Anthony Rapp’s claim the House Of Cards star groped him when he was 14. Following Spacey’s controversial statement in response to the claims, in which he apologised and came out as gay, McGowan took to Twitter. “Bye bye, Spacey goodbye, it’s your turn to cry, that’s why we’ve gotta say goodbye 607

30 October 2017 1:09 PM Kevin Spacey criticised for coming out as gay in sexual misconduct apology

House of Cards star Kevin Spacey has drawn criticism for "deflecting" allegations he made a sexual advance towards a teenage boy in 1986 by coming out as gay in his apology. Actor Anthony Rapp, known for his roles in the musical Rent and Star Trek: Discovery, told Buzzfeed he was invited to a party at Spacey's apartment when he was 14 years old. In response 236

30 October 2017 4:18 AM Kevin Spacey comes out after actor alleges sexual misconduct

KEVIN Spacey has announced that he is gay, in a dramatic statement issued after an actor alleged the star hit on him when he was 14. Star Trek: Discovery actor Anthony Rapp, 46, detailed an alleged incident that he says happened at a 1986 party at Spacey’s house when Rapp was 14 years old and Spacey was 26, in a new interview with Buzzfeed. In a statement 227