Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad finds unlikely ally in Anwar Ibrahim for shock election win

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad finds unlikely ally in Anwar Ibrahim for shock election win

Posted May 10, 2018 17:34:36 Photo: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad once had Anwar Ibrahim jailed, now they’re forming an unlikely political alliance with a succession plan. (Reuters) Related Story: Malaysia’s Mahathir declares ‘urgency’ to be sworn in today amid raised doubts Almost as extraordinary as the shock election result in …

Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson drugs charges shock former Essendon and Geelong players

Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson drugs charges shock former Essendon and Geelong players

Updated May 02, 2018 13:34:10 Related Story: Ex-AFL coach ‘Bomber’ Thompson charged with drug trafficking The AFL world has reacted with shock to former AFL champion and premiership-winning coach Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson being charged with drug trafficking and possession. The 54-year-old was arrested and charged on Tuesday almost five months …

Dog fight organiser found with electric shock collars jailed for ‘abhorrent’ acts of cruelty

Dog fight organiser found with electric shock collars jailed for ‘abhorrent’ acts of cruelty

Posted April 17, 2018 14:55:16 Photo: Benn Hamilton pleaded guilty to multiple offences. (Instagram: b_e_n_n_h) The first South Australian charged over organised dog fighting has been sentenced to seven months’ jail for abhorrent acts of animal cruelty, including the use of electric shock collars. On the day his trial was …

Manchester United hands Premier League title to Manchester City with shock loss to West Bromwich Albion

Manchester United hands Premier League title to Manchester City with shock loss to West Bromwich Albion

Updated April 16, 2018 08:28:56 Photo: Manchester United players were stunned by the loss to West Brom, which handed City the title. (AP: Nick Potts) A week later than they would have preferred, Manchester City have been crowned Premier League champions as second-placed Manchester United suffered a shock 1-0 home …

Protests erupt across India after two child rape cases shock the nation

Protests erupt across India after two child rape cases shock the nation

Posted April 13, 2018 21:57:41 Video: Outrage in India over brutal gang rape of eight-year-old girl (ABC News) Protests have erupted across India after police officers and a politician were named separately in connection with two unrelated child rape cases, which are now under investigation. Outraged followed after police released …

Denishar Woods loses her sight but defies expectations after electric shock, family says

Denishar Woods loses her sight but defies expectations after electric shock, family says

Updated April 13, 2018 19:11:23 Photo: Denishar has lost her sight, her mother says. (Supplied: Lacey Harrison) The mother of an 11-year-old Perth girl who received an electric shock at their public housing property in the Perth suburb of Beldon says her daughter has lost her sight, but is nonetheless …

Glass ceiling cracking as men get used to the ‘shock’ of having women on company boards

Glass ceiling cracking as men get used to the ‘shock’ of having women on company boards

Posted April 13, 2018 07:36:34 There is evidence of a widening crack in Australia’s glass ceiling. Figures released today by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) show that, in the first three months of this year, more women than men were appointed to ASX 200 boards. AICD, The 30 …

Kate Mulvany’s childhood cancer shock and her father’s exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam

Kate Mulvany’s childhood cancer shock and her father’s exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam

Updated April 06, 2018 11:17:17 Photo: Doctors told Kate Mulvany’s parents it was unlikely she would survive her cancer. (Supplied) Actor and playwright Kate Mulvany was just three years old when her parents were told to pick out a coffin for their daughter. Her mother had taken her to Princess …

Shock CCTV footage shows excessive force

Shock CCTV footage shows excessive force

THE Australian public has reacted with shock after disturbing new pictures of Australian police brutality were splashed on television screens amid claims Victoria Police is in a “crisis”. The report comes after a joint investigation by The Age and ABC released CCTV footage of six Victorian police officers taking down …

Kakadu National Park crash: Darwin’s Bangladeshi community in shock after three killed

Kakadu National Park crash: Darwin’s Bangladeshi community in shock after three killed

Updated April 01, 2018 10:52:44 Photo: Jabiru Clinic staff had to treat the injured, who required urgent attention, at the scene. (ABC News: Lucy Marks) Related Story: Three dead, four injured after 4WD rolls on Kakadu Highway Related Story: Two dead after car hits tree in Litchfield National Park Darwin’s …