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January 16, 2019 5:37 AM Australian Open: Kevin Anderson knocked out by Frances Tiafoe

Fifth seed Kevin Anderson is out of the Australian Open after being beaten in four sets by American Frances Tiafoe. Anderson, who reached the final at Wimbledon in 2018, took the first set 6-4 but his 20-year-old opponent fought back to take the next three 6-4 6-4 7-5 and seal a place in the third round. World number 39 Tiafoe had never previously progressed 558

January 11, 2019 3:10 AM Craig McLachlan: Actor charged with assault and sex offences

Australian actor Craig McLachlan has been charged with one count of common assault and eight counts of indecent assault by police. The former Neighbours star, 53, was charged by a police sex crime unit in Melbourne. A spokesman for Mr McLachlan told local media: "Craig is innocent of these charges which will be vigorously defended." McLachlan is a veteran 126

January 11, 2019 2:52 AM BREAKING: Neighbours actor Craig McLachlan charged with assault and sex offences

NEIGHBOURS actor Craig McLachlan has been charged with assault and sex offences in Australia. Mr McLachlan worked alongside Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan in Neighbours, but also starred in Home and Away and Doctor Blake Mysteries. He now lives in New South Wales and will have to travel to Melbourne for the court appearances. Last year, Mr Mclachlan 129

January 9, 2019 11:37 AM Andy Murray to face Novak Djokovic in practice match before Australian Open

Britain's Andy Murray will face world number one Novak Djokovic in a practice match on Thursday as part of his preparations for the Australian Open. Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray missed most of last season after hip surgery and has tumbled down the rankings to 230th. Australian Open organisers said the match on the Margaret Court Arena show court 119

January 9, 2019 4:06 AM Melbourne, Australia ON ALERT after ‘suspicious package’ sent to UK consulate and others

THE BRITISH consulate in Melbourne, Australia has been sent a “suspicious package”, along with multiple other foreign embassies it has been confirmed. The packages are being investigated after “hazardous material” was reported. Emergency services are at the scene on St Kilda Road and the city. Those believed to be targeted include the US, Italian, German 146

January 3, 2019 8:39 AM Olivia Newton-John cancer: Grease star reassures fans she's 'not dead' in Twitter video

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has reassured fans she’s “not dead” in a video posted on Twitter last night, following claims the Grease actress had just weeks to live. Olivia Newton-John, 70, was diagnosed with breast cancer for the third time in May 2017. But Olivia dismissed the rumours as she uploaded a video to her Twitter account of herself looking happy and well yesterday 89

December 24, 2018 12:12 PM Big Bash: Tom Curran stars but Sydney Sixers beaten by Sydney Thunder

England's Tom Curran starred with bat and ball but still ended on the losing side as Sydney Sixers were beaten by Sydney Thunder in a Big Bash derby. Curran took 3-24 as Thunder made 169-9, helped by Jos Buttler's 63, though England captain Joe Root fell for nine. The Sixers fell to 56-6 but rallied courtesy of Curran's quick-fire 62 - before losing 76

December 18, 2018 2:15 PM National Action trial: Members of neo-Nazi group jailed

A neo-Nazi couple who named their baby after Adolf Hitler and were convicted of being members of a banned terrorist group have been jailed. Adam Thomas, 22, and Claudia Patatas, 38, from Banbury, were part of National Action and had "a long history of violent racist beliefs", a judge said. Birmingham Crown Court heard the couple gave their child the middle 86

November 9, 2018 7:02 AM Melbourne Bourke Street attack: Man goes on stabbing rampage, torches car

A MAN went on a stabbing rampage in Melbourne, Australia after setting his car on fire on Bourke Street in a horrific attack which left one person dead and two injured. Melbourne resident Meegan May tweeted: “Chaos in Bourkest as a guy seems to have set his car on fire then attacking police with a knife. Footage has emerged showing the suspect being 71

November 9, 2018 6:55 AM BREAKING: Car in FLAMES as man goes on STABBING SPREE in Melbourne, Australia

A MAN has been shot by police in Melbourne after allegedly going on a stabbing spree and setting his car on fire, possibly triggering an explosion, on Bourke Street. Melbourne resident Meegan May tweeted: “Chaos in Bourkest as a guy seems to have set his car on fire then attacking police with a knife. Victoria Police released a statement saying: “Police 44