Post Tagged with: "Brisbane"

Super storm set to lash Sydney, Brisbane

March 13, 2017 6:44 pm
Super storm set to lash Sydney, Brisbane

Heavy rain, large hail stones and wind gusts of up to 125 kilometres per hour lash parts of northern and central NSW. Photo / 123RF A month’s rain has fallen in just a few hours in some areas while “giant” gold ball sized hailstones have rocked towns as a ‘perfect […]

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Backpacker horror: Former girlfriend of man accused of raping British backpacker speaks out about their relationship

March 10, 2017 2:00 am
Backpacker horror: Former girlfriend of man accused of raping British backpacker speaks out about their relationship

The drug-taking drifter accused of raping a British backpacker in Australia beat up a former girlfriend and cheated on her, it is claimed. A New Zealand-born man, who is accused of holding captive and repeatedly raping and beating a 22-year-old from Liverpool, has been disowned by his family, who said […]

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Backpacker horror: Zombie-like British backpacker explains ordeal to petrol station owner

March 9, 2017 9:30 am
Backpacker horror: Zombie-like British backpacker explains ordeal to petrol station owner

The British backpacker allegedly held captive for a month and repeatedly raped by her “boyfriend” revealed her ordeal to a petrol station attendant and said: “I’m sorry, I can’t pay. My ex has my wallet and credit cards.” Beverley Page, who was behind the counter at the Caltex outback stop […]

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Backpacker horror: Girl treated in hospital before road trip with alleged abductor

7:15 am
Backpacker horror: Girl treated in hospital before road trip with alleged abductor

A British backpacker allegedly held hostage and raped in the Australian outback went to hospital before her road trip, as details of her New Zealand-born companion’s violent past came to light. The 22-year-old is recovering “in the care of friends and family” after being released from hospital, Queensland Police said […]

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Two black eyes, crying and shaking: How British backpacker raised the alarm after kidnap ordeal

March 8, 2017 6:15 am
Two black eyes, crying and shaking: How British backpacker raised the alarm after kidnap ordeal

The backpacker’s alleged kidnapper hid in the rear of the 4WD as officers approached. A young British backpacker who endured a five-week kidnap ordeal in Australia at the hands of an obsessive boyfriend tried to alert her family in Liverpool to her plight. The 22-year-old was repeatedly raped and abused […]

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Tara Brown revelation – allegations she was having an affair

March 3, 2017 7:49 pm
Tara Brown revelation – allegations she was having an affair

Tara Brown was alledgedly seeing another man in the months before her abusive former boyfriend beat her to death, according to an anonymous source. The pair reportedly met at a game of touch football back in May 2015, four months before Lionel Patea ran her off the road and bludgeoned […]

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Matthew Lee Williamson pleads guilty to the manslaughter of his three-year-old daughter

March 1, 2017 8:46 pm
Matthew Lee Williamson pleads guilty to the manslaughter of his three-year-old daughter

Kyhesha-Lee Joughin died in March 2013 in Brisbane after suffering protracted physical and sexual abuse. Photo / Supplied A Brisbane father who has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his 3-year- old daughter was more interested in getting coffee and a cigarette than helping his flatmate to resuscitate the toddler, […]

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‘What’s so hard about following the GPS?’ – Brisbane teen’s rant goes viral

February 20, 2017 3:50 am
‘What’s so hard about following the GPS?’ – Brisbane teen’s rant goes viral

A teenager’s obscenity-laden rant at a cab driver has gone viral. Tamika Dudley, 19, from Brisbane, posted the tirade to her thousands of Snapchat followers after a Black & White Cab driver wasn’t sure how to get to her desired destination. “I put in the GPS, so follow the GPS. […]

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Man dies after being shot in chest during filming in Brisbane

January 23, 2017 8:30 am
Man dies after being shot in chest during filming in Brisbane

Police and paramedics respond to the shooting. Photo / via Twitter A man has died in a Brisbane CBD hotel after being shot in the chest during filming. Police were called to the Brooklyn Standard in Eagle Lane, where it’s understood a music video was being shot, at 2pm on […]

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Tyrell Cobb, 4, told his dad ‘I love you’ before he was allegedly murdered

November 4, 2016 2:03 am
Tyrell Cobb, 4, told his dad ‘I love you’ before he was allegedly murdered

Tyrell Cobb, 4, died from massive abdominal trauma and internal bleeding. The devastated father of a four-year-old Gold Coast boy recalled how his son told him “I love you, I miss you” the night before he was allegedly killed by his mother and stepfather. Tyrell Cobb’s father Jason Cobb told […]

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