Harvey Weinstein’s dicky knee ‘prevented him’ from being honoured in Canberra, Report

The reasons now disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein did not show up to an event honouring him in Canberra in 2013 are "total bullshit", according to one local film...

Labor leads campaign against Mirvac’s Marrickville mega-apartment project, Report

Property giant Mirvac is facing a Labor-led campaign opposing its plans to build a string of high-rise apartment towers in Sydney's inner west, as ALP politicians from each level...

Time ticks down but no Brexit divorce agreement in sight, Report

Europe's leaders are expected to deliver a polite but firm "must try harder" rebuff to Britain's prime minister Theresa May on Friday, after she made a personal plea over...

Welfare spending rises as home ownership declines: report, Report

Australia has one of the lowest rates of home ownership among rich countries as the dream of owning a home fades for young people and the lowly paid.The latest...

Struggling British pubs are trying urban axe-throwing and beer pong to stay open, Report

London: British writer George Orwell described the perfect pub in 1946: "Uncompromisingly Victorian. ... In winter there is generally a good fire burning. ... Always quiet enough to talk. ......

George Calombaris fined $1000 for punching man at A-League Grand Final, Report

Celebrity chef George Calombaris has been fined $1000 for punching a man at Sydney Football Stadium in May.Calombaris, 39, was at the A-League grand final between the Melbourne Victory and Sydney...

Call to scrap NSW anti-protest laws after High Court decision, Report

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman is seeking advice from the Solicitor-General about the effect on controversial NSW anti-protest laws of a High Court decision that found similar laws in Tasmania were...

No going gentle in this long night, Report

"We're not going to blink."That was the message from bleary-eyed Andrews' government officials on Friday morning, 24 hours into their final push to get their contentious "right to die" legislation through...

New light rail route crosses Parramatta River but stops short of Strathfield, Report

Strathfield in Sydney's inner west has missed out on a link to a $3.5 billion light rail line after the state government opted to extend the second stage to...
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Swiss politician guilty of helping illegal immigrants

The public prosecutor of southern Swiss canton Ticino has found parliamentarian Lisa Bosia Mirra guilty of facilitating the entry of illegal immigrants into the...