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Man on trial for murdering wife in laundry (Australia)

August 6, 2012

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A MELBOURNE woman allegedly killed by her ex-husband shortly before she was to move overseas with their children died from repeated blows to the head, a court has heard. South Australian man Robert Arthur Meade, 41, is charged with the murder of Sally Brooks, who died in hospital 10 days after being found bashed at […]

Police: Sidney man raped girl, 4 (Australia)

July 31, 2012

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Source A Sidney man faces accusations that he raped a 4-year-old girl while baby-sitting the child and recorded the acts on his cellphone, according to police. Eric L. Bard, 22, was arrested Friday and made an initial court appearance via video at Waterville District Court Monday afternoon. There, a judge increased the initial bail set […]

London 2012: Japan, Australia and organisers face sexism claims

July 19, 2012

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As Japan and Australia fly successful women’s teams in steerage, British canoeist accuses Locog of illegal sexism Despite being current world champions, the Japanese women’s football team had to fly to the Olympic Games in economy class. Photograph: AFLO/Nippon News/Corbis When boarding an aeroplane en route to compete at the Olympics, turn left if you’re […]