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Dutch court rules man can’t lower his age

A Dutch court has rejected the request of a self-styled positivity guru to shave 20 years off his age, in a case that drew worldwide attention. Emile Ratelband last month asked the court in Arnhem to formally change his date ...

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Aged care worker accused of sexual assault granted bail

A carer accused of sexually assaulting an elderly resident at an aged-care facility in Sydney’s southwest will fight the allegation after appearing in court Michael William Schuppe, 59, was on Sunday granted bail after he was charged on Saturday over ...

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Sauna use linked to good heart health in over 50s

Regularly sweating out in a sauna may be linked to a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease in the over 50s, a long-term study suggests. The lower risks for males and females associated with the amount of time spent ...

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Evidence excluded in carer bashing case

Evidence from a woman allegedly punched at a nursing home will be excluded from the Adelaide Magistrates Court trial of the accused aged care worker. Michael Mullen was charged with aggravated assault causing harm over allegations he repeatedly punched 72-year-old ...

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Jailed ex-nurse loses appeal over insulin murder sentence

A former aged-care nurse who claimed her barrister forced her into giving false evidence at her trial has lost an appeal against her two insulin-murder convictions and sentence. Megan Haines also unsuccessfully claimed her barrister ignored instructions to contest the ...

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