Luke Lazarus breaks silence over Kings Cross rape trial to criticise media | Australia news

Luke Lazarus, the man acquitted of raping 18-year-old Saxon Mullins outside of his father’s Kings Cross nightclub five years ago, has spoken publicly for the first time, saying he had been misrepresented by media reporting of the case and that he has “nothing to hide”. Lazarus, 26, said he was …

Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo heads to China as football diplomacy breaks the ice – China power

Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo heads to China as football diplomacy breaks the ice – China power

Posted May 16, 2018 05:32:26 Photo: About 11,000 spectators from China and Port Adelaide were present for 2017’s round 8 match between the Power and the Suns. (AAP: Tracey Nearmy) Related Story: Port Adelaide Power and the Suns to return to China for AFL fixture Related Story: Australian sport chiefs …

The Crown’s Matt Smith breaks silence over pay gap with co-star Claire Foy

The Crown’s Matt Smith breaks silence over pay gap with co-star Claire Foy

Posted April 23, 2018 16:33:03 Photo: Claire Foy, who plays Queen Elizabeth II, and Matt Smith who plays Prince Philip, at the season 2 premiere. (Reuters: Simon Dawson) Related Story: The Crown star on portraying royalty, and whether the Queen watches Related Story: ‘It’s scary’: Striving actors detail Hollywood’s culture …

Israeli Labor Party breaks off relations with Britain’s Jeremy Corbyn

Israeli Labor Party breaks off relations with Britain’s Jeremy Corbyn

Posted April 11, 2018 05:34:56 Photo: The party said Mr Corbyn had shown “very public hatred” towards Israeli government policies. (AP: Stefan Rousseau) Israel’s Labor Party has suspended relations with British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, accusing him of sanctioning anti-Semitism and showing hatred towards Israeli policies. Key points: Mr …

Woman sexually assaulted after man breaks into Adelaide home

Woman sexually assaulted after man breaks into Adelaide home

Updated April 10, 2018 17:45:09 Photo: Acting Detective Superintendent Denise Gray says the sexual assault in Parkside was a random attack. (ABC News: Tom Fedorowytsch) The sexual assault of a woman by a man who broke into her home in Adelaide’s inner south was a random attack, police believe. Police …

Conor McGregor breaks silence over bus attack

Conor McGregor breaks silence over bus attack

IRISH MMA star Conor McGregor has posted a cryptic message on social media after being released on bail following an attack on a bus filled with rival fighters. Posting under his handle of “thenotoriousmma” on Instagram, McGregor shared a picture of himself shown from the back walking towards a car …

Yulia Skripal, daughter of ex-spy poisoned in UK, breaks silence on ‘somewhat disorientating’ case

Yulia Skripal, daughter of ex-spy poisoned in UK, breaks silence on ‘somewhat disorientating’ case

Posted April 06, 2018 05:08:32 Yulia Skripal has made her first public comment since being poisoned in Britain last month along with her ex-Russian spy father Sergei, saying the “entire episode is somewhat disorientating”. Key points: Yulia Skripal said her “strength is growing daily” and thanked hospital staff Russia’s ambassador …

Melbourne’s Star Observation Wheel breaks down, stranding passengers for over an hour

Melbourne’s Star Observation Wheel breaks down, stranding passengers for over an hour

Posted April 01, 2018 09:22:04 Operators of a giant Ferris wheel in Melbourne have apologised after an engine malfunction left almost 100 people stranded in the air for more than an hour. The Melbourne Star Observation Wheel in Docklands stopped working about 6:00pm on Saturday, leaving 95 people stranded in …

Devastated Steve Smith breaks down during apology for ball tampering scandal | Sport

Australian cricket broke down in tears as a shattered Steve Smith took full responsibility for the ball-tampering crisis that has engulfed a nation and a similarly emotional Darren Lehmann fell on his sword as coach. Lies and deceit made way for anguish and penance in Sydney, Perth and Johannesburg on …

99-year-old swimmer breaks 50m freestyle world record at Gold Coast trials

99-year-old swimmer breaks 50m freestyle world record at Gold Coast trials

Updated March 02, 2018 11:06:59 Photo: George Corones, 99, completed the 50m freestyle swim in 56.12 seconds. (Facebook: Australian Dolphins Swim Team) External Link: Brisbane swimmer George Corones has broken two world records before his 95th birthday. A swimming world record has been broken at the Commonwealth Games trials on …