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 he deserves to be “locked […]

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An umbrella is seen submerged in the ANZAC War Memorial pond in Hyde Park. Photo / Getty

New South Wales expecting heavier rain

A second intense low pressure system is set to hit New South Wales bringing thunderstorms and heavier rain than yesterday. The slow-moving storm cell centred off the coast Hunter region will bring vigorous winds, large seas, and periods of heavy rain and thunderstorms to large parts of northern Sydney and the Central Coast. Bondi beach […]

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A message in memory of shark victim Tadashi Nakahara was scrawled in the sand on Shelly Beach yesterday. Photo / Getty

Horrific moment of a Japanese surfer that was fatally attacked by a large great white shark off the coast of New South Wales has been captured on camera

The horrific moment a Japanese surfer was fatally attacked by a large great white shark off the coast of New South Wales has been captured on camera. Passionate surfer and father of one Tadashi Nakahara, 42, died at Shelly Beach near Ballina, about 190km south of Brisbane, on Monday morning. Witnesses said the shark came […]

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