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Ben Roberts-Smith to sue Fairfax over bullying allegations

VICTORIA Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith wants the Australian Federal Police to investigate fellow special forces soldiers who may have leaked evidence from a defence inquiry relating to his conduct in Afghanistan. Lawyers acting for Corporal Roberts-Smith today wrote to federal Attorney-General Christian Porter asking him to refer a series of …

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Raquel Hutchison

A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy allegedly witnessed a former bikini model punch her husband down the stairs and spray his face with Exit Mould the day before the man was found dead, a murder trial has heard. The boy later saw the man lying down in the bush bleeding before the victim’s …

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Raquel Hutchison

A YOUNG boy has graphically described hearing screaming, duct tape being pulled and seeing blood before an alleged brutal bashing that led to murder. The nine-year-old told NSW Supreme Court he “felt really sad” after witnessing the brutal attack on a man, 41, who was allegedly sprayed with Exit Mould, …

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Douglas Thomas Purves

EXCLUSIVE AN Australian man who paid for girls aged six to nine years old in the Philippines to strip via Skype planned to fly over and pay up to $1500 “to impregnate a virgin” aged as young as seven, a court has heard. Douglas Thomas Purves, 40, paid a woman …

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Breeana Robinson

THE death of 21-year-old cheerleader Breeana Robinson, who fell from the 11th floor balcony of her boyfriend’s luxury Gold Coast apartment in 2013, will be formally investigated. The mystery of Ms Robinson’s death, which happened after cruise ship entertainer Dan Shearin bombarded her with 1439 text messages in 2013, will …

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