Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko used pig’s blood, make-up artist to fake his death

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko used pig’s blood, make-up artist to fake his death

Posted June 01, 2018 05:16:48 Photo: Arkady Babchenko said a make-up artist and security officers helped him make the staged murder look genuine. (AP: Valentyn Ogirenko/Pool Photo) The Russian journalist who worked with Ukrainian authorities to fake his own death says the elaborately staged murder included getting smeared in pig’s …

NDIS delays ‘hastened’ death of disabled son, Tasmanian family says

NDIS delays ‘hastened’ death of disabled son, Tasmanian family says

By Fiona Blackwood Updated May 31, 2018 19:15:27 The family of a Tasmanian man who died while waiting for a bed through the National Disability Scheme believes his death was hastened by the delay in the delivery of vital medical equipment. Tim Rubenach died just over a week ago from …

The Walking Dead: After Andrew Lincoln departs, can the show survive the death of its main hero?

The Walking Dead: After Andrew Lincoln departs, can the show survive the death of its main hero?

Updated May 31, 2018 14:27:03 Andrew Lincoln, the main slayer of zombies in US series The Walking Dead, is reportedly leaving the show as it begins work on its ninth season. The Walking Dead, produced by US cable network AMC, is a cult favourite — legions of fans discuss the …

Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria death toll hiked to 4,645, according to Harvard University study

Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria death toll hiked to 4,645, according to Harvard University study

Posted May 30, 2018 06:49:12 Hurricane Maria claimed the lives of 4,645 people in Puerto Rico last year and not the 64 long pegged by the island’s Government as the official death toll, according to a survey of thousands of residents by a research team led by Harvard University. Key …

3 Charged With Murder Over ‘Horiffic’ Woodchipper Death

Two men and a woman have been charged with the murder of a man, who was found dead in a gruesome woodchipper incident near Gympie in 2017. Police found 54-year-old Bruce Saunders’ body in a “horiffic” and “very distressing” scene inside an industrial woodchipper on a property in Goomboorian on …

Woodchipper death: Two men arrested over suspicious death of man near Gympie

Woodchipper death: Two men arrested over suspicious death of man near Gympie

Updated May 29, 2018 07:59:22 Photo: Police said after further investigation they were now treating the death as suspicious. (Supplied: Queensland Police Service) Related Story: Woodchipper death now being treated as suspicious Two men have been arrested over the suspicious death of a man in a woodchipper near Gympie last …

91yo woman’s Royal Hobart Hospital death from bed fall ‘preventable’, coroner says

91yo woman’s Royal Hobart Hospital death from bed fall ‘preventable’, coroner says

By Siobhain Galea Posted May 29, 2018 08:38:38 The death of a 91-year-old woman who fell out of bed at the Royal Hobart Hospital could have been prevented if her risk of falling had been properly assessed, a coroner has determined. The woman, named in the coroner’s report as Mrs …

Flinders Park neighbour charged with murder following elderly man’s death

Flinders Park neighbour charged with murder following elderly man’s death

Posted May 29, 2018 07:41:52 Photo: Police said the 74-year-old victim died at the scene. (ABC News) A man has been charged with the murder of his elderly neighbour at his home in Adelaide’s west, with the alleged killer expected to appear in court today. Emergency services were called to …

Digital clocks spell the death of analog, but does it alter our perception of time?

Digital clocks spell the death of analog, but does it alter our perception of time?

By Vivienne Pearson Updated May 26, 2018 06:42:19 Photo: Does only being able to read digital time fundamentally alter the way we think about time? (Flickr: IdlHandz) Alarm bells rang following reports from the UK that digital clocks are replacing their analog counterparts in high school exam rooms. Is it …

Joshua Homann, who stabbed to death pregnant girlfriend, jailed for at least 22 years

Joshua Homann, who stabbed to death pregnant girlfriend, jailed for at least 22 years

Updated May 25, 2018 12:16:33 Ice addict Joshua Homann, who stabbed his pregnant partner 49 times at their home in Sydney’s west in 2015, has been sentenced to at least 22 years and six months in jail. The 40-year-old sat doubled over in the dock as the sentence was read …