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City of Swan mayor David Lucas reportedly suffers head injury in clash with ratepayer over Midland Oval plans

Police are investigating an incident at a public meeting to discuss the contentious development of Midland Oval. City of Swan mayor David Lucas reportedly received a head injury after clashing with a member of the public at a special electors meeting on Monday night. Local newspaper The Midland Reporter reported that Mr Lucas was bleeding from the head after an ...

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Amazon launches TV streaming in Australia

Amazon is entering Australia’s growing TV streaming market with the introduction of its service, Prime. Unlike global behemoth Netflix and local hero Stan, Amazon Prime isn’t exclusively a TV streaming service. Amazon describes Prime as a membership program which gives people who pay a monthly fee of $6.99 access to some free games, e-books, and shopping and delivery deals. But ...

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Kansas City venue for Kate Spade's funeral

AAP Monday, 18 June 2018 11:54PM Camera Icon The funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade will be held in a church in her birthplace, Kansas City. Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City, where she was born. The Kansas City Star reports that services ...

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Shapovalov slips, Stan the man at Queen's

Denis Shapovalov’s losing slump has continued with a 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (8-6) defeat to Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller in the first round at Queen’s Club in London. It is Shapovalov’s second consecutive first-round loss after exiting the Stuttgart Open at the opening hurdle last week after losing to Indian qualifier Prajnesh Gunneswaran. However, this will be tougher for Canada’s Shapovalov to ...

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Accused Bussell Highway killer Shaun Troy Southern had $400-a-day meth habit, court hears

A driver accused of using his four-wheel-drive as a weapon to murder one woman and seriously injure another was using up to $400 worth of methamphetamine a day, a court has been told. Shaun Troy Southern, 46, is on trial in the Supreme Court accused of murdering Jennifer Pratt and trying to kill her passenger Karen Williams in a head-on ...

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Homeless man brutally bashed in Fremantle

The West Australian Monday, 18 June 2018 5:30PM Camera Icon Police released a composite image of the man they want to speak to.Picture: WA Police. Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon A HOMELESS man in Fremantle has been brutally attacked while lying on the ground in a sleeping bag by a man who stomped on his head. The ...

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CAR says Boris Becker not a diplomat

AAP Monday, 18 June 2018 5:38PM Camera Icon Central African Republic’s foreign minister says Boris Becker doesn’t have diplomatic status. Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon Central African Republic’s foreign minister reportedly says that retired German tennis star Boris Becker doesn’t have diplomatic status in his unpaid role as a sports attache for the country. Becker claims that ...

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Audi chief arrested over emissions

AgenciesAAP Monday, 18 June 2018 5:45PM Camera Icon Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been arrested in relation to the emissions cheating scandal. Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been arrested in relation to the emissions cheating scandal. “We confirm that Mr Stadler was arrested this morning. The hearing to determine whether he will ...

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Swan View bash victim pays price for ‘doing right thing’

The family of a grandfather who suffered bleeding on his brain after he was allegedly punched outside his Swan View home say he is in a fight to recover and is paying the price for doing the right thing. Terrance Cameron, 67, was knocked unconscious and fell to the ground, hitting his head after stepping in to break up a ...

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Were Claremont Tigers robbed by touched behind call against West Perth?

Andrew Strijk’s brilliance set up West Perth’s latest nail-biting win but Chris Keunen’s fingertips guaranteed it. The two oldest players at Claremont Oval on Saturday, the West Perth veterans had a profound impact as Claremont’s finals hopes virtually evaporated after the controversial one-point loss. Strijk’s five-goal display was the game’s shining feature but the Falcons would not have won without ...

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