Spanish court orders 25 Catalan leaders to stand trial in crackdown on separatists

Spanish court orders 25 Catalan leaders to stand trial in crackdown on separatists

Updated March 24, 2018 08:03:26 Photo: Prominent Catalan separatist politician Marta Rovira (centre) defied a summons to appear in a Spanish court on March 23. (AP: Paul White, file) Related Story: ‘Spain has been defeated’: Separatists regain control of Catalonia in election blow to Madrid Related Story: Arrest warrant requested …

Cardinal George Pell case: Alleged inappropriate conduct occurred in public pool, court hears

Cardinal George Pell case: Alleged inappropriate conduct occurred in public pool, court hears

Updated March 23, 2018 15:25:11 Photo: Cardinal Pell strenuously denies the charges of historical sexual offences. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica) Cardinal George Pell allegedly acted inappropriately against complainants “under the water” of a public swimming pool and out of sight of others, the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court has heard. A sister …

Cardinal George Pell’s alleged offending at cathedral couldn’t have happened, court told

Cardinal George Pell’s alleged offending at cathedral couldn’t have happened, court told

Updated March 22, 2018 21:33:01 Photo: George Pell, in 2002, when he was archbishop of Sydney. (Mark Baker, file photo: Reuters) A former choir member has told a court he does not believe Cardinal George Pell could have sexually offended against choristers at Melbourne’s St Patrick’s Cathedral “knowing the layout …

Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams copied from Marvin Gaye in Blurred Lines, court confirms

Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams copied from Marvin Gaye in Blurred Lines, court confirms

Posted March 22, 2018 15:02:11 External Link: The dissenting judge said Blurred Lines differed in “melody, harmony and rhythm”. A US federal appeals court has upheld a copyright infringement verdict against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over the 2013 hit song Blurred Lines, agreeing with lower courts that the song …

Justine Damond: Police officer Mohamed Noor appears in court, granted bail

Justine Damond: Police officer Mohamed Noor appears in court, granted bail

Posted March 22, 2018 07:23:11 Photo: Mohamed Noor has made his first court appearance. (Supplied: Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office) The Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering Australian woman Justine Damond has appeared in court and been granted bail at $US400,000. Mohamed Noor wore an orange shirt printed with the words …

Cardinal George Pell committal: ABC journalist Louise Milligan ordered to transcribe notes for court

Cardinal George Pell committal: ABC journalist Louise Milligan ordered to transcribe notes for court

Updated March 21, 2018 16:23:23 Photo: Cardinal George Pell strenuously denies the charges against him. (AAP: James Ross) ABC journalist Louise Milligan has been ordered to transcribe shorthand notes of conversations she had with Cardinal George Pell’s alleged victims after his defence barrister claimed they were “unreadable”. The award-winning journalist …