Mum jailed for offering girl, 5, to paedophile

A Girrawheen mother collapsed in a Perth court yesterday as she admitted sending photos of her naked five-year-old daughter to a paedophile and agreeing to allow him to have sex with her child.

Victim, 91, ‘not angry’ after horrific attack

A Perth grandfather who nearly died after he was bashed in a terrifying home invasion may never know what motivated his attacker but harbours no anger towards the man who took so much from him.

Rinehart bid for sources fails

Gina Rinehart has lost her bid to force The West Australian to hand over information that could reveal a journalist’s confidential sources.

Wife speaks on missing husband mystery

The wife of a Ballajura businessman who vanished nine years ago while negotiating a million dollar diamond deal has spoken publicly for the first time about how her husband’s investors dissuaded her from reporting his disappearance to police.

Businessman ‘busy’ day after disappearance

A couple who invested $40,000 in a diamond deal involving a missing Ballajura businessman have denied they pressured the man’s wife into not reporting his disappearance to police.

Wife ‘didn’t know’ of diamond deal

The wife of a Romanian man suspected of being linked to the diamond deal involving missing businessman Wayne Drewett has told an inquest she did not know her husband was dealing in diamonds or that he was wanted in his home country for an alleged diamond deal where a man went missing.

‘Diamond deal’ businessman likely killed: police

The family of a Ballajura businessman who vanished nine years ago while negotiating a $1 million diamond deal have issued a fresh plea for information from the public, as the investigating officer in his disappearance revealed police believe he was killed.

Murderer ‘confessed to killing’ fisherman

A convicted murderer allegedly confessed to a former girlfriend that he killed a fisherman who has been missing for more than a decade, the WA Coroner’s Court has been told.

Hit-and-run scientist sentence cut

A scientist jailed for 10 years after he set a car’s cruise control at 110km/h and deliberately ran down the chief physicist at a remote North West solar observatory has had his sentence reduced by two years on appeal.