Tag: <span>charges</span>

Sydney’s Mayor slams fireworks charges as New Year’s show plans revealed

By Michelle Brown Posted December 14, 2015 13:48:08 Sydney’s Lord Mayor says she is powerless to stop households being forced to spend entry costs to view the city’s New Year’s Eve fireworks from the harbourside Barangaroo Reserve. Clover Moore has unveiled some of the plans for this year’s $ 7 million show and revealed it…


Tasmanian driver allegedly caught at 200kph faces charges

Posted December 14, 2015 06:37:51 Map: Deloraine 7304 A man is facing charges after police allege he was caught travelling at 200 kilometres per hour on a road in Tasmania’s north. Police intercepted the high-overall performance V8 car on Mole Creek Road near Deloraine last week. The road is a 100kph zone. Sergeant Tony Roughan…


Refugee urged to drop charges following becoming strangled by boyfriend, court told

Posted December 10, 2015 15:21:23 An Iranian refugee, whose estranged boyfriend used her hijab to strangle her till she passed out, has told Adelaide’s Supreme Court she is “confused” by his actions and was urged by other folks to drop the charges. Qasem Gardi, an Afghani refugee, was discovered guilty by a judge of attempting…


Belgium charges two on suspicion of hyperlinks to Paris attacks

Posted December 04, 2015 00:29:18 Belgium has charged two new suspects in connection with the Paris massacre last month, prosecutors say, bringing to eight the quantity of men and women it is holding more than the attacks. “Two other suspects have been charged … in the framework of the Paris attacks,” a spokesman for the…


Thai police prepare to lay murder charges over former bikie’s death

Posted December 03, 2015 20:35:47 Thai police are readying to charge an American man with the murder of former Hells Angels member Wayne Schneider. Tyler Gerald, 21, who has been arrested, is believed to have been 1 of the five guys who abducted the Australian man from his house on Monday. Mr Schneider was found…


Turkey charges journalists with spying over Ankara arms supply claims

Posted November 27, 2015 11:45:38 A court in Istanbul has charged two journalists from the pro-secular Cumhuriyet newspaper with spying following they alleged Turkey’s secret solutions had sent arms to Islamist rebels in Syria. Do not worry, this ruling is nothing but a badge of honour to us. Cumhuriyet newspaper editor-in-chief Can Dundar Editor-in-chief Can…


Kamitsis has ‘no case to answer’ on stealing charges, court told

Posted November 26, 2015 13:25:14 Darwin travel agent Alexandra ‘Xana’ Kamitsis has “no case to answer” in relation to 17 stealing charges, a judge has told a Northern Territory court. Kamitsis, through her travel agency business Latitude Travel, had been accused of rorting a NT Overall health Division pensioner travel concession scheme, which provides travel…