Australian company slumps as much as 50 percent since April, Creditorwatch finds

It’s no secret that there has been a “massive increase” in Australian business collapses, but new findings show they have soared by 50 per cent since April. The construction industry has faced a particular crisis with dozens of companies going out of business this year, but everything from multibillion-dollar tech companies to grocery delivery companies … Read more

Alicia Jane Lee accused of murdering her stepson Logan Shaun Hawkins in regional Qld

A woman accused of murdering her stepson in the Queensland region has applied for bail. A woman accused of murdering her stepson in the Queensland region is alleged to have used “significant force” when the fatal injuries were allegedly inflicted, a court has been told. Alicia Jane Lee, 23, faces a single murder charge following … Read more

Kate Greville to be questioned over alleged head butt

METERr Daw QC told the court that Mrs Greville has made numerous accusations that Mr Giggs ruined her relationships with others and was not supportive of her. We are taken to a series of messages related to Ryan Giggs’ best friend known as Cam and his daughter Millie or Amelia, who called Mr. Giggs “Uncle … Read more

Melbourne construction company Blint Builders collapses due to $1 million to 50 creditors

A Melbourne-based builder has collapsed with about $1 million in outstanding debt to 50 creditors, according to liquidators. Construction company called Blint Builders went into voluntary liquidation after news.com.au revealed that several homeowners were experiencing a “horrendous” amount of stress as they had invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in half-finished homes that had not … Read more

Duldong Deng: Man accused of stabbing St Kilda pleads not guilty

The person accused of murdering a young man from Brunswick East on a popular Melbourne beach has pleaded not guilty to murder. Duldong Majiok Deng, 24, is alleged to have killed the victim on St Kilda beach on the night of October 27 last year. Melbourne Magistrates Court was told on Thursday that the matter … Read more

Donald Trump’s house in Mar-a-Lago raided by the FBI: Dark law could explain the intentions of the investigators

The full implications of the FBI’s decision to search Donald Trump’s Florida home today may lie in a relatively obscure corner of American law. Under Title 18 of the US code, you will find Section 2071, titled “General Concealment, Removal, or Mutilation.” It is about the mishandling of government documents. The section provides that any … Read more

Nervous Kenya votes in tight election race

Kenyans lined up before dawn to vote in a high-stakes election on Tuesday, with the East African powerhouse stretched to the limit as two political heavyweights battle it out in a fiercely contested race for the presidency. Kenyans are praying for a peaceful transition of power after nearly a decade under President Uhuru Kenyatta, but … Read more

Radhika Jones on the Formula 1 maverick and other fall superstars

Of all the surprises in Chris Heath’s fascinating cover profile of Formula 1 icon Lewis Hamilton, the one that wowed me the most is that Hamilton doesn’t like to drive. Not on the racetrack, to be clear, but there he channels the joy and dedication of an athlete who found exactly what he was born … Read more

Give me a crash course on…Retired Irish judges and disappearing court jobs in Dubai – The Irish Times

Why is a Dubai court making headlines in Ireland? Former Irish High Court Chief Justice Frank Clarke and former High Court Chief Justice Peter Kelly, both retired, were appointed just over a week ago as judges of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) Court of Appeal. By last Tuesday, both had resigned without knowing a … Read more

Indiana becomes first US state to pass abortion ban after Roe

INDIANAPOLIS: Indiana on Friday became the first state in the nation to pass abortion restrictions from the US. Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, as the Republican governor quickly signed a near-total ban on the procedure shortly after lawmakers approved it. The ban, which goes into effect on September 15, includes some exceptions. Abortions would … Read more