Serial rapist Robert Fardon granted release into community
Updated January 16, 2019 10:24:48 One of Queensland's worst sex offenders has been released into the community after the State Government lost a final bid to keep him under strict monitoring. Lawyers for the Queensland Attorney-General tried twice to have Robert John Fardon's longstanding supervision order extended after it lapsed in October last year. In…
It’s no surprise Theresa May was beaten on Brexit — it was the size of the defeat that shocked
Updated January 16, 2019 09:33:37 Photo: Anti-Brexit protesters drive an effigy around Parliament Square. (AP: Frank Augstein) It was a predictable outcome, but not a predictable margin. Key points: British politicians cannot find the common ground to guide their nation out of its union with Europe With just over 70 days until the UK's departure…
Ariana Grande Might Be Extending Her Season Of Festival Domination
2019 has barely begun, and yet Ariana Grande's year is already completely packed. The singer will drop her much-anticipated, heavily teased "7 Rings" music video this Friday, launch her ambitious, multi-continent Sweetener World Tour in March, and become the youngest-ever female Coachella headliner in April. Somehow amid all this, she'll find time to release her…
Melbourne freeway sign may have fallen due to sustained wind pressure, experts say
Posted January 16, 2019 07:07:06 Related Story: More Melbourne signs removed for inspection after car crushed on freeway Related Story: Dashcam footage shows moment car was crushed by falling freeway sign Engineering experts say the strain of cumulative wind pressure may have worn out the connections on a Melbourne freeway sign, causing it to fall…
Attorney general nominee William Barr appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee for high-stakes confirmation hearings
Barr also pledged to protect the Mueller probe, pre-emptive ly addressing concerns from some Senators. "I believe it is in the best interest of everyone - the President, Congress, and, most importantly, the American people - that this matter be resolved by allowing the Special Counsel to complete his work," Barr said. "On my watch,…