Tag Archives: Newcastle

DANGER! YOU ARE ENTERING THE UK’S GANGLAND

Monday 21 August 1995 – An assassin sips tea in a south London cafe before stepping up behind two men and firing a handgun into the back of their heads. A Chinese restaurant-owner in Glasgow struggles to open the door … Continue reading

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SURFING FOR FAME – Friday June 28 2013

– Two 14-year-old boys in search of “Internet fame” have been caught “bus-surfing” down a major NSW highway. The boys were spotted hanging onto the back of a bus as it travelled south along the Pacific Highway, south of Newcastle. … Continue reading

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CRUISE TRAGEDY – Friday May 10 2013

– It was meant to be a luxurious, 10-day Pacific Island adventure. But holiday turned to heartbreak for the family and friends of a young couple who were declared missing yesterday after plunging more than 20m from the mid-deck of … Continue reading

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EXTRADITION LAPSE LETS ABUSERS GO FREE – Monday November 26 2012

– A former Catholic brother charged five months ago with hundreds of counts of sexual abuse against children and young adults is now living in Sri Lanka because authorities dragged their feet in seeking his extradition to Australia. Former St … Continue reading

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THE GREAT ESCAPE – Sunday July 8 2012

– In the days before he fell off the face of the Earth, Tony Mokbel was secretly laying the foundations for one of the most inspired fugitive escapes of all time. Through a devastating combination of desperation, design and dumb … Continue reading

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FAMILY TAUNTS MEDIA SCRUM – Tuesday December 6 2011

– The Bali drug boy spent his first few hours at home hidden from inquisitive media behind hessian screens. Just reaching the family’s home from Sydney Airport was a cloak and dagger exercise. The boy, 14, freed on Sunday after … Continue reading

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