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9 February 2018 6:30 AM Man found guilty of manslaughter, not murder, over fatal Chinatown bashing

A young man has been found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter over the fatal bashing of a high school student in a Melbourne laneway. Shengliang Wan, 24, kicked and stomped on Longxiang 'Jeremy' Hu, 19, during a fight in the city's Chinatown on April 15, 2016. Mr Hu, a Yarra Valley Grammar School student, suffered a fractured skull and bleeding 55

9 February 2018 1:33 AM Pair plead guilty to manslaughter of Gold Coast dad Greg Dufty

Two of the men accused of killing Gold Coast father Greg Dufty have pleaded guilty to his manslaughter. The 37-year-old pool builder was last seen in early July 2015, but his body has never been found. Police allege a group of men bashed and killed the father-of-two over a drug debt, before burning his body at a property near Casino in northern NSW. Liam Rawhiti 47

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Perth FIFO dad murdered by his ‘white supremacist’ girlfriend and her lover in life insurance plot

A white supremacist "death squad" bludgeoned a Perth father to death in a twisted plot forged by his girlfriend and her lover to claim his life insurance, a court was told. Alan Taylor, a fly-in, fly-out worker, was murdered on the morning of April 22, 2016 as he lay on his bed in his Girrawheen home. His partner of nine years and mother of his child 45

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Murderer loses appeal against conviction over Kiwi chef's death

A murderer who yelled "Die, c---! Die c--- sucker!" as he choked his apparently random victim to death in an unprovoked attack in Cairns has had his appeal against his conviction rejected. Lawyers for Jake Desmond Livingstone pointed out the trial jury was told, through a damning recording of a phone conversation Livingstone had with a friend, that the then- 43

2 February 2018 12:51 AM Versace, and other designer brands you are mispronouncing

Donatella Versace is the latest famous face to be profiled on Vogue's video series, 73 Questions, and the answer to one question should not go unnoticed. Heels or flats? (Heels.) The best movie ever made? (Oscar favourite The Shape of Water.) And, is it true she has worked out every day for the past 18 years? (Yes, "even if only for five minutes" 34

30 January 2018 10:31 AM Husband allegedly poisoned in bed with his six-year-old son beside him

A wife and her lover allegedly poisoned her husband with a deadly dose of cyanide while he slept in bed with their six-year-old son, a court has heard. It is alleged Sofia Sam and Arun Kamalasanan, who had known each other as students in India, had opened a joint bank account in Australia more than a year before the alleged murder of Ms Sam's husband 48

30 January 2018 8:05 AM Man, 21, charged over death of Corio woman

A 21-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a Corio woman in June last year. Raichele Galea, 44, died at a unit on Matthews Road in the Geelong suburb on June 30 last year. Emergency services were called to the scene about 10pm after reports the woman had been assaulted, according to Victoria Police. The young man from neighbouring 21

27 January 2018 4:42 AM Man charged with murder after Hallam woman stabbed to death

A man has been charged with murder over the stabbing death of a woman in Hallam early Saturday morning. Police were called to the house in Alexander Street about 12.40am. Emergency services tried to resuscitate the 41-year-old Hallam woman but she died at the scene. A 43-year-old Hallam man presented himself to a police station a short time later 76

14 January 2018 2:05 AM Mexican journalist killed amid wave of violence against media

Mexico City: A journalist was killed on Saturday in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, adding to a wave of violence in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. Dominguez was an independent journalist who wrote a political column. In one of his last publications, he lamented the growing political violence that has struck Mexico 69

9 January 2018 12:37 AM Carer charged with murdering toddler in central west NSW

A woman has been charged with murder over the 2015 death of a toddler who was in her care. The 20-month-old boy died at hospital on March 23 that year, and police began investigating. Emergency services had been called to a home in Neilrex, south of Coonabarabran, following reports the boy was coughing and not breathing at 5.15am on the day he died. The 40-year-old 52