Sydney woman gives Isis salute after guilty verdict | Australia news

The wife of a Sydney terrorist recruiter who refused to stand for a judge in court, claiming she only stood for Allah, has been found guilty of disrespectful behaviour in court. Moutia Elzahed defiantly remained seated again with her arms crossed after magistrate Carolyn Huntsman delivered the landmark decision. The …

Woman dies after Queensland car crash

Woman dies after Queensland car crash

A woman has died after the car she was driving smashed into an embankment in Queensland’s Darling Downs region. The car was travelling south on the Bunya Highway near Dalby on Wednesday morning when it left the road and struck and embankment, Queensland Police said in a statement. The 81-year-old …

Murder suspected after Sydney woman Cecilia Haddad’s body found in Lane Cove River

Murder suspected after Sydney woman Cecilia Haddad’s body found in Lane Cove River

Posted May 02, 2018 06:43:54 Photo: Cecilia Haddad, 38, was last seen at a barbeque on Friday night. (Supplied: NSW Police) The death of a Sydney business consultant whose body was found in Lane Cove River by kayakers is being treated as a possible murder. Homicide detectives said they were …

British Film Institute apologises after woman with Asperger’s ‘dragged’ from cinema for laughing

British Film Institute apologises after woman with Asperger’s ‘dragged’ from cinema for laughing

Updated May 01, 2018 11:30:05 External Link: Tamsin Parker’s Force of Habit, about herself and her connection with The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Related Story: Why many women with ‘high-functioning’ autism are left undiagnosed Related Story: My son’s an ‘Aspie!’: How world autism expert missed diagnosis close to …

Woman, seven children arrested after stolen car crashes in Como

Woman, seven children arrested after stolen car crashes in Como

Posted April 29, 2018 15:13:24 Photo: The car crashed into another vehicle and a fence in Como. (ABC News) An 18-year-old woman has been arrested after allegedly leading police on a brief pursuit through Perth’s southern suburbs, while driving a stolen car with seven children on board. Police said car …

Woman sat and chatted with man wanted over double stabbing at Hervey Bay

Woman sat and chatted with man wanted over double stabbing at Hervey Bay

Updated April 27, 2018 19:29:43 Photo: Ms Cowley says she sat down with the man and “just kept him talking”. (ABC News: Johanna Marie) A woman has told the ABC how she sat and “calmly” chatted with a man at a restaurant before he was arrested by police over a …

Man charged over Kelmscott domestic dispute which left elderly man dead, woman injured

Man charged over Kelmscott domestic dispute which left elderly man dead, woman injured

By Jacob Kagi Posted April 28, 2018 15:09:30 Photo: Police were called to the Kelmscott property on Friday morning. (ABC News: James Carmody) A man who is thought to be the son of an elderly couple attacked in their Perth home has been charged with murder and attempted murder. The …

Melbourne man jailed for two years for holding woman captive over six ‘terrifying’ days

Melbourne man jailed for two years for holding woman captive over six ‘terrifying’ days

Posted April 27, 2018 19:24:00 Photo: The court heard Steven Guy had a psychotic disorder exacerbated by his drug use. (ABC News) A man who held a woman prisoner and repeatedly beat her for almost a week at a house in Melbourne’s outer-east has been sentenced to two years in …

Falling dog hits woman on the head, knocks her unconscious in freak accident in Southern China

Falling dog hits woman on the head, knocks her unconscious in freak accident in Southern China

Updated April 26, 2018 10:27:33 Video: CCTV shows dog falling onto woman, knocking her unconscious (ABC News) A dog falling from the roof of a two-storey building has struck a woman on the head, leaving her with a serious neck injury in Guangzhou City, Southern China. Two women were walking …

Woman stabbed to death in Alice Springs town camp

Woman stabbed to death in Alice Springs town camp

By Michael Park Posted April 26, 2018 08:43:08 Photo: The woman was taken to the Alice Springs Hospital where she was pronounced dead. (ABC News) Alice Springs Police are investigating the death of a woman who was stabbed multiple times at the Charles Creek town camp last night. The 62-year-old …