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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 10

11 January 2018 6:55 AM Man jailed for drunken Queen Street Mall rape

A man who raped a drunk woman on the verge of passing out in Brisbane's Queen Street Mall has been sentenced to five months behind bars. Mohamed Husein Mohamud was interrupted by police after he was caught on the city council's CCTV digitally penetrating the 18-year-old on a bench in August 2015. The Brisbane District Court heard Mohamud joined the woman 15

21 December 2017 1:20 AM Kylie Maybury's killer gets life in prison

The man who murdered six-year-old Kylie Maybury 33 years ago will almost certainly die in prison, after being ordered to serve at least 28 years in jail. Gregory Keith Davies, 75 and in poor health, was on Thursday jailed for life for the rape and murder of Kylie on Melbourne Cup Day 1984 in East Preston. Supreme Court Justice Lex Lasry set a minimum 48

20 December 2017 4:44 AM British man jailed over London nightclub acid attack

London: The former boyfriend of a UK reality star has been jailed for 20 years after carrying out a brutal acid attack that injured 16 people, including two Australian sisters, in a packed London nightclub. Arthur Collins, 25, hurled the corrosive substance over a crowd on the dance floor at Mangle E8 on April 17. Sixteen people were injured and three 41

19 December 2017 3:55 AM Queensland man loses $550k fraud appeal

A 73-year-old man who used his position as a body corporate chairman to fleece more than $550,000 from Brisbane unit owners has failed to have his fraud conviction overturned. Ronald Dean Davy was jailed for six years in 2016 for stealing the money from the body corporate for Tower Mill Motor Inn in Spring Hill between 2008 and 2010. During the trial 56

15 December 2017 12:56 AM Sydney cop jailed for pulling rank to avoid random breath test

An off-duty Sydney police sergeant who was found guilty of using her rank and authority to avoid being randomly breath tested by a junior colleague has been jailed in a Sydney court. Sarah Louise Johnston, 50, drove away from the RBT site without having been tested after a short conversation with the rookie officer at North Sydney on January 8, 2016. She wept in the dock on Friday 55

6 December 2017 4:48 AM Man who murdered partner after argument about meth jailed for 18 years minimum

A Perth man who murdered his on-and-off partner during an argument about the quality of meth she had bought will spend at least 18 years in jail for what a judge described as a calculated and gratuitous act of violence. Damien John Couzens, 38, was convicted in August of murdering 42-year-old Jody Websdale, a mother-of-four, including former Collingwood 64

23 November 2017 2:36 AM Kiwi adventurer Pete Bethune stabbed in Brazil

Wellington: Kiwi adventurer Pete Bethune has survived being stabbed in the ribs after he wrestled with two men trying to rob him in Brazil. Bethune fought with two men for about two minutes in the port of Santana in the northern state of Macapa, where he was trying to hire a boat while looking into the local wildlife trade. "I honestly thought I was gone. We fell to the ground 49

22 November 2017 7:14 AM Fraudster who fled rehabilitation denied bail in ACT court after extradition

A NSW woman who pleaded guilty to dozens of fraud charges and has been on the run since she skipped rehabilitation two years ago is behind bars in the ACT. Delphine Maree Charles, 35, was extradited from Wagga Wagga and brought before the ACT Magistrates Court, where prosecutors opposed her bid for bail, on Wednesday. The court heard Charles was bailed 44

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 88