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#Melbourne

# melbourne - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish person injured by car driven into crowd on busy street in Melbourne

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.

'No evidence to suggest terrorism' after car is driven into crowd in Melbourne Australia This post contains videos

'No evidence to suggest terrorism' after car is driven into crowd in Melbourne

19 people have been injured, some critically, and two men have been arrested.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

# melbourne - Saturday 16 December, 2017

First gay weddings take place in Australia

The historic reforms were given royal assent on 8 December.

# melbourne - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From The42 Brilliant young Galway football prospect set to embark on Aussie Rules career with Carlton On The Move

Brilliant young Galway football prospect set to embark on Aussie Rules career with Carlton

Cillian McDaid is to join to the Melbourne based club.

# melbourne - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From The42 Ireland squad start countdown in Melbourne to Sunday's first game in Adelaide Land Down Under This post contains images

Ireland squad start countdown in Melbourne to Sunday's first game in Adelaide

Joe Kernan and his squad are getting set to face Australia.

# melbourne - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust

The annual holiday commemorates the arrival of the country’s first British settlers in 1788.

# melbourne - Monday 7 August, 2017

'Mystery critters' suspected of eating holes in boy's feet on Australian beach

The boy, Sam Kanizay, went for a short dip and emerged with bloody feet.

# melbourne - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court

Cardinal George Pell made the denials despite the fact no pleas were required to be entered on his first appearance in Australian court.

# melbourne - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Tributes paid to Corkman who died in Australia after falling from a height

The 28-year-old was taken to a Melbourne city hospital on Sunday 16 July.

# melbourne - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege

Yacqub Khayre killed one person, and took another hostage in the attack.

# melbourne - Monday 5 June, 2017

Possible terror link probed as police shoot dead hostage-taker in Melbourne

Three officers were injured as police stormed the building in the Brighton suburb.

# melbourne - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Man who threatened to 'blow up' plane is wrestled to the floor by passengers

Passengers on the Malaysian Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur said they feared for their lives.

# melbourne - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Mother gets 26-year sentence for killing three of her children in Australia

Akon Guode drove a car with four of her children inside into a lake on the outskirts of Melbourne in 2015.

# melbourne - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Melbourne trials 'female' traffic lights Stop And Go This post contains a poll

Melbourne trials 'female' traffic lights

The move was made as part of an attempt to “reduce unconscious bias”.

# melbourne - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Five dead after plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

The plane crashed not long after take-off.

# melbourne - Monday 20 February, 2017

Small plane crashes into shopping centre near Melbourne airport

Local reports say that around five people were on board.

# melbourne - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From The42 Sydney to host new Flat event which will be richest turf race in the world Ears Pricked

Sydney to host new Flat event which will be richest turf race in the world

The winnings for ‘The Everest’ will eclipse those of the Melbourne Cup.

# melbourne - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Sixth person dies after car mowed down pedestrians in Australian shopping district

Thirty-six people have been treated in hospital following the incident nearly two weeks ago.

# melbourne - Friday 20 January, 2017

Four killed and 20 more injured after car drives into pedestrians in Melbourne

Police said the incident was not a terrorist attack.

# melbourne - Monday 2 January, 2017

'It's bird, dog, horse, cow, and people poo': Swimmers warned to stay out of the water near Melbourne

There’s a bit of a nasty surprise waiting in the water.

# melbourne - Friday 23 December, 2016

"Significant" Isis-inspired terror plot for Christmas Day foiled in Australia

The plot was expected to target one of Melbourne’s best-known intersections on Christmas Day.

# melbourne - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Six people die from "thunderstorm asthma" in Australia

The rare event triggered respiratory problems for asthma and hay fever sufferers.

# melbourne - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Four dead in Australian "thunderstorm asthma" event

Some 8,500 people have presented to hospital emergency departments.

# melbourne - Friday 18 November, 2016

26 people injured after man sets fire to himself inside Melbourne bank

Witness Ashley Atkin-Fone, hailed a hero after running into the bank to help, said he heard “a big blast” and children screaming.

# melbourne - Monday 18 July, 2016

Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls

Two boys have been suspended over the account.

# melbourne - Monday 4 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge This man's gloriously hipster street style interview is going viral Osh Kosh B'gosh

This man's gloriously hipster street style interview is going viral

“My style is bucolic socialist with improvised elements (like jazz).” OK mate.

# melbourne - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This picture of a 'deconstructed coffee' has people absolutely raging Just Hook It To My Veins

# melbourne - Friday 27 May, 2016

Coroner in Australia says Jill Meagher's murder was preventable

A judge said Adrian Bayley should have been behind bars when he killed the Irish woman.

# melbourne - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Facebook apologises for banning "undesirable" photo of plus-size woman

It blocked an ad on the basis that the photo “depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner”.

# melbourne - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue Out Of Fuel This post contains videos

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue

Nine people were rescued in unusual circumstances as their balloon ran out of fuel this morning.

# melbourne - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This ice cream shop has an actual Nutella tap Nutella On Tap

# melbourne - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

These giant naked murals won't be covered up

Warning: This post contains images that are NSFW.

# melbourne - Monday 7 March, 2016

"I remember seeing dad's body on the ground": The Irish murders that rocked Melbourne

A new documentary looks at what happened, and the impact it has on the families.

# melbourne - Monday 28 December, 2015

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire Australia This post contains videos

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire

Police officers hand-fed the animal, who has been nicknamed Constable K Bear.

# melbourne - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Irish woman in horrific Australian farm accident when her hair got stuck in a conveyor belt

Annie Dunne was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries.

# melbourne - Saturday 14 November, 2015

From The42 The biggest UFC event in history takes place tonight and here are the details UFC 193

The biggest UFC event in history takes place tonight and here are the details

Everything you need to know about UFC 193.

# melbourne - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Black students kicked out of Apple store because "they might steal something"

The manager of the store in Melbourne has apologised to the boys.

# melbourne - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

The man who raped and killed Jill Meagher is fighting to have his jail time cut

Adrian Bayley must spend at least 43 years in jail.

# melbourne - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The42 Good news for Irish fans down under as a massive UFC stadium event is confirmed Record Breaker

Good news for Irish fans down under as a massive UFC stadium event is confirmed

A new attendance record could be set in November.