FEMALE Muslim medical students have been verbally abused and have had patients refuse to be treated by them in a fortnight where the spectre of ignorance has raised its ugly head in the Hunter.
A Lebanese student accused of marrying a 12-year-old girl in Newcastle is likely to plead guilty, a court has heard.
Police have charged a 55-year-old man, Garry Weigand, from the NSW Central Coast with murder after his girlfriend was found bashed to death in his backyard on Wednesday morning.
An Australian diver has captured the moment a great white shark attacked one of its own off the South Australian coast.
REPEAT offender Daniel Fing will spend at least another three months in jail for driving while disqualified, on top of the 12 month sentence he is already serving for the same offence.