Friday Mar 24, 2023

New Dawson witnesses cannot testify

[ad_1] Live Witnesses who came forward because of publicity surrounding the murder trial of Christopher Michael Dawson have had their evidence rejected by the court. On Wednesday, Justice Ian Harrison said that the new witness statements came too late during the trial and that a line had to be drawn somewhere to ensure the case […]

Craig Kelly’s staffer ‘grabbed my thigh’, court told

[ad_1] Live The office manager for former MP Craig Kelly promised young women staffers career development and mentoring but instead used his “power and control” to allegedly sexually touch them, a court has heard. Francesco Zumbo, 55, faced Sydney’s Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday accused by five women of 20 charges including sexual touching […]

Court approves $8.9b Crown takeover

[ad_1] Live The $8.9 billion takeover of Crown Resorts by US private equity giant Blackstone has passed its final hurdle after the federal court approved the scheme. Billionaire James Packer, who owns 37 per cent of Crown shares, stands to receive $3.26 billion after the court, sitting in Melbourne, approved the deal on Wednesday. Crown’s […]

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