Alan Jones accused of ‘grossly irresponsible’ allegations in defamation trial

Alan Jones accused of ‘grossly irresponsible’ allegations in defamation trial

Updated May 18, 2018 13:45:17 Photo: Mr Jones is being sued by four members of the prominent Wagner family. (ABC News: Allyson Horn) Broadcaster Alan Jones has denied a “bitter hatred” of a prominent Queensland family drove him to make defamatory comments about the group over several years. Mr Jones …

Alan Jones pumps up the volume as defamation trial turns tables on the Parrot | Ben Smee | Media

Alan Jones looked every inch a man comfortable behind a microphone as he settled in to give evidence in the Brisbane supreme court on Thursday. Few can boast Jones’s verbal flair. And in court his voice moved from calm and measured to bristling with anger as he told stories about …

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 …

American jailed in Venezuela without trial pleads for help amid prison riot

American jailed in Venezuela without trial pleads for help amid prison riot

Posted May 17, 2018 12:50:49 External Link: Josh Holt Facebook video A Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela for two years without trial has made an emotional plea for help, saying in clandestinely shot videos that a prison riot is underway and his life is at risk. In two 20-second videos …

Alan Jones fights back tears as he defends himself in Grantham floods defamation trial

Alan Jones fights back tears as he defends himself in Grantham floods defamation trial

Updated May 17, 2018 12:14:14 Photo: Alan Jones says his opinions about the Wagner family’s role in the floods were “honestly held”. (ABC News: Allyson Horn) Radio broadcaster Alan Jones has fought back tears as he defended himself at a defamation trial about his comments on the cause of the …

Ihsas Khan’s trial aborted after concerns over his mental health

Ihsas Khan’s trial aborted after concerns over his mental health

Updated May 16, 2018 16:42:45 The trial of Ihsas Khan, who is charged with a terrorism offence and attempted murder for stabbing his neighbour in Minto in 2016, has been aborted after questions were raised about his fitness to stand trial. Key points: Mr Khan was the subject of several …

Cape York killing sparked over funeral location, murder trial hears

Cape York killing sparked over funeral location, murder trial hears

Posted May 15, 2018 16:25:58 Photo: Indigenous ranger Garry Hudson is accused of driving into a house full of mourners because he did not like the location of the funeral. (Facebook) A man accused of killing a woman when he drove into a house full of mourners at his partner’s …

Ambulance officer to stand trial accused of causing patient’s death in vehicle rollover

Ambulance officer to stand trial accused of causing patient’s death in vehicle rollover

Posted May 15, 2018 17:32:11 Photo: Ambulance officer Matthew McLean is accused of causing the death of a patient. (ABC News: Rebecca Opie) A South Australian ambulance officer accused of causing the death of a patient by dangerous driving has been ordered to stand trial, after he pleaded not guilty. …

John McRoberts trial: Police commissioner’s strategy ‘seemed reasonable’ to minister, court hears

John McRoberts trial: Police commissioner’s strategy ‘seemed reasonable’ to minister, court hears

Posted May 15, 2018 21:00:31 Photo: Former NT health minister Robyn Lambley has started giving evidence at the trial. (ABC News: Ian Redfearn) It seemed reasonable to give travel agents suspected of defrauding the NT Health Department a chance to “make amends” and pay money back, former Northern Territory health …

John McRoberts trial: Departmental boss denies ‘close friendship’ with convicted travel agent

John McRoberts trial: Departmental boss denies ‘close friendship’ with convicted travel agent

Posted May 14, 2018 21:14:42 Photo: Former NT Health Department CEO Len Notaras gave evidence at the inquiry. (ABC News: Felicity James) Former NT Health Department boss Len Notaras was not “close friends” with now-convicted travel agent Xana Kamitsis, despite the pair signing emails off with kisses, a court has …