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Ben Roberts-Smith asked if stamps could be traced: trial

Ben Roberts-Smith asked if stamps could be traced: trial

Former soldier Ben Roberts-Smith offered explanations over several agreed facts put to him during Wednesday’s proceedings.

  • by Harriet Alexander and Deborah Snow

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Man allegedly involved in MacGill kidnap plot seeks freedom over poor teeth

Man allegedly involved in MacGill kidnap plot seeks freedom over poor teeth

Frederick Schaaf’s barrister Ian McLachlan said his client’s back teeth were already missing and he needed “urgent ... treatment” which Justice Health would not be able to provide.

  • by Laura Chung
Killing of Sydney solicitor ‘done with some real incompetence’, court told

Killing of Sydney solicitor ‘done with some real incompetence’, court told

Abraham Sinai is on trial in the NSW Supreme Court accused of providing assistance to the gunman who walked up to Ho Ledinh in 2018 and shot him dead.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Lawyer has charge of leaving car unlocked and windows down dismissed
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Lawyer has charge of leaving car unlocked and windows down dismissed

David Keith Allen had his case proven but dismissed in a Sydney court on Monday, describing it as trivial and obscure.

  • by Sarah McPhee
Ex-con and bankrupt advised Melissa Caddick on tax affairs

Ex-con and bankrupt advised Melissa Caddick on tax affairs

Missing fraudster Melissa Caddick used former banned bankrupt accountant Cyril ‘John’ Pearson who was jailed for embezzling money from a superannuation fund as an adviser.

  • by Kate McClymont
Inmate who called prison guard ‘girlfriend’ a ‘dog’ refuses to give evidence against her

Inmate who called prison guard ‘girlfriend’ a ‘dog’ refuses to give evidence against her

An inmate who told police he was in a sexual relationship with a prison guard has refused to give evidence in court – potentially thwarting the prosecution’s case against her. 

  • by Jenny Noyes
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Court gives green light for removal of historic villa to make way for Powerhouse

Court gives green light for removal of historic villa to make way for Powerhouse

A residents’ group has lost its legal bid to stop Willow Grove from being relocated for the flagship museum.

  • by Linda Morris and Megan Gorrey
Stranger than fiction: Police sat in disbelief during interview with Dunbar’s murderer

Stranger than fiction: Police sat in disbelief during interview with Dunbar’s murderer

In 2009 police charged Natasha Darcy for the attempted murder of her husband Colin Crossman. Eight years later, they’re in Crossman’s house, talking to Darcy about the death of her latest boyfriend.

  • by Emma Partridge
UTS professor allegedly sent threatening letters to herself, court told

UTS professor allegedly sent threatening letters to herself, court told

Dianne Jolley is on trial in the NSW District Court after pleading not guilty to 20 charges relating to the letters sent in 2019 and 2020.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Ibrahim’s son should get ‘substantial’ damages in defamation case, court told

Ibrahim’s son should get ‘substantial’ damages in defamation case, court told

Daniel Taylor, the son of Kings Cross identity John Ibrahim, is suing The Sunday Telegraph over a series of stories about his family labelled “Inside the House of Ibrahim: Unauthorised”.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
‘He would help out anyone he met’: How suicide defence put ‘generous’ murder victim on trial

‘He would help out anyone he met’: How suicide defence put ‘generous’ murder victim on trial

Mathew Dunbar was known for being extraordinarily generous. It was a part of his personality Natasha Darcy would exploit by getting him to sign over his will, and then killing him.

  • by Jenny Noyes