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Counter-Terrorism Operation Underway Outside Melbourne Church

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A man has been led away by police during a counter-terror operation in inner Melbourne, with the force insisting there is no threat to the community.

Crime

Crime

Boyfriend Accused Of Murder, After Body Found In Melbourne CBD, Faces Court

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A schizophrenic man has faced court accused of murdering a woman whose body was found in Melbourne's Chinatown.

Crime

Crime

Two Women Injured In Melbourne Acid Attack

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Two women are in hospital after having acid thrown on them in Melbourne's south-east.

National

National

The Bank Of Mum And Dad Is Stepping In To Fund Kids' Home Ownership

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When it comes to cracking into the property market, parents are lending a bigger helping hand than ever before.

National

National

Baby Girl Dies Just Days After Phone With 'All Memories' Of Her Was Stolen

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Just days after her parents made an appeal for a stolen phone containing irreplaceable family photos, 11-month-old Amiyah Windross died in hospital.

National

National

Hold Your Horses! 'Live' Animals On Freeway Not What People First Thought

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Photos appearing to show two live horses strapped to a trailer on a Melbourne freeway certainly stir-rupped some controversy.

Crime

Crime

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Smuggling 19 Lizards In Her Luggage

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A Japanese woman, 27, has been arrested after 19 native reptiles were found in her suitcase at Melbourne International Airport.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested After Woman Allegedly Groped At Melbourne Bar

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Police have arrested a 41-year-old man over the alleged sexual assault of a woman at a bar in Melbourne's St Kilda two months ago. 

National

National

Parents Plead For Missing Phone Holding 'All Memories' Of Their Sick Baby Daughter

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Two parents have issued an emotional plea on Facebook for their missing mobile phone, believed to have been picked up at a Melbourne shopping centre on Saturday.

Crime

Crime

Second Man Dies After Melbourne Nightclub Shooting

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A second man hit in a drive-by shooting at a Melbourne nightclub last week has died in hospital.

Crime

Crime

Hunt For Perpetrators Of Brutal Gang Rape Of Year 12 Student

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The cold case abduction and brutal gang rape of a young Victorian school girl has baffled detectives for more than three decades.

Crime

Crime

Elderly Woman Pulled Off Walker And Repeatedly Kicked In Shocking Attack

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WARNING: Some viewers may find the following footage distressing.

Crime

Crime

Heart Surgeon's One Punch Killer Jailed For 10 Years

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A man who killed a respected Melbourne heart surgeon with a single punch will serve at least a decade behind bars after becoming the first person sentenced under the Victoria's 'coward punch' laws.

News

News

Chaos For Melbourne Commuters After Pedestrian Hit By Train

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Melbourne's train network has descended into chaos after a pedestrian was fatally hit by a train in the city's south-east. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Newlyweds Shamed For 'Pathetic' Wedding Spread

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

Updated

Updated

Security Guard Dies In Hospital After Nightclub Drive-By Shooting

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A security guard has died and another man is fighting for life after a shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub.

Crime

Crime

Police Investigating Melbourne Woman's Murder Discount Last Reported Sighting

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It has now been almost one week since the body of Vicki Ramadan, 77, was discovered inside her home north-west of Melbourne.

National

National

Crane Collapse In Melbourne Injures Two, Crushes Multiple Houses

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A crane has collapsed on two houses in Melbourne's inner west, injuring two workers, and emergency crews are figuring out how to stand it back up.

News

News

CBD Chaos: Massive Protest Shuts Down Melbourne

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An expected 170,000 people have rallied in Melbourne for better work conditions, the second protest in two days to shut down the city as trade unions push their Change The Rules campaign.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Dear Vegans: Your 'Peaceful Protests' Don't Inspire Me To Save Animals

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If you thought your Monday morning commute was a drag, spare a thought for those held up in Melbourne’s CBD by more than 100 animal activists conducting what they called a “peaceful” peak-hour protest.

Crime

Crime

Police Issue Grim Warning For Neighbours After Elderly Woman Found Dead With Injuries

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An elderly woman found dead inside her home north-west of Melbourne had not been seen for more than a week before her body was discovered with "some injuries", police have confirmed.

National

National

Violent Brawl Breaks Out At Melbourne Casino

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Four people have been taken to hospital after a large brawl broke out at Melbourne's Crown Casino.

Crime

Crime

Body Of Elderly Woman Found Inside Home In Suspicious Circumstances

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An elderly woman's body has been discovered inside her home in a quiet suburban street of Sydenham, north-west of Melbourne.

National

National

Apple's Federation Square Store Plan Killed Off

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Heritage Victoria has rejected an application to knock down part of Melbourne's Federation Square to build a new Apple flagship store.

National

National

New Details Emerge After Woman Was Allegedly Tortured And Held Hostage

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A woman who was allegedly held hostage, raped and tortured for four days was saved by her friends who contacted her captor over Facebook. 

Crime

Crime

Taxi Driver Jailed For Running Over Passenger After Argument

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A moment of panic saw Melbourne taxi driver Amenpreed Ratol mow down his own passenger after a fight over directions.

Crime

Crime

Eurydice Dixon Killer's Sentencing Delayed Because Everyone's On Holiday

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Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon's murderer will not be sentenced until late this year because the judge, his lawyer and a leading psychologist all have holidays booked.

News

News

Police Plea To Find Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck Toddler And Woman

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Police have released CCTV footage in a bid to find a hit-and-run driver who injured a woman and two-year-old girl as they crossed a road in Melbourne's Glen Huntly.

Crime

Crime

Police Hunt For Culprit Behind 'Incredibly Disturbing' Bashing Of Melbourne Tourist

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An American tourist has been left needing brain surgery after a vicious attack in the north of Melbourne.

National

National

This Sydney Postcode Is Now The Country's Richest

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Sydney postcode 2027, home to Edgecliff and Point Piper, is no longer country's highest-earning postcode after holding the spot for seven years running.

Breaking

Breaking

Flinders Street Terrorist Saeed Noori Sentenced To Life In Prison

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The man who killed one person and injured 17 others when he drove through a busy intersection on Flinders Street Melbourne has been sentenced to life in prison.

National

National

Melbourne Train Evacuated Over Gun Case Reports, Turns Out To Be Sports Duffel Bag

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A Melbourne train station was evacuated over reports of a possible gun sighting, only for police to discover it was a busker's sports bag.

10 News First

10 News First

Funeral Thief Released On Bail After Being Sentenced To Jail

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A gambling addict who stole more than $7000 of funeral donations has walked free from court, an hour after being sentenced to 15 months jail.

Crime

Crime

Man With Shotgun On The Run After Suburban Shooting

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Images of a hooded man running with a gun have been released, following a shooting southeast of Melbourne.

World

World

Huge Comedy Charity Gig For Christchurch Terror Recovery

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Australia's biggest comedians are coming together -- with a few international friends -- to perform a massive show in support of those affected by the Christchurch terror attack.

James Norman

James Norman

Why Melbourne Is The Only City In Australia I Would Live In

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It's only been four short months since the Victoria state election, but the results from last weekend's NSW election make the two states seem worlds apart.

Crime

Crime

Man Buys Kebab From Van Then Tries To Rob The Place With A Gun, Police Claim

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A man allegedly tried to rob a kebab van after buying some food from it not long before, but was chased away by the van's vendor.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Far Out Time Out, The Way You Rank Cities Is All Wrong

6 min read

Okay people, let’s all just calm down for a moment, shall we?

National

National

A Poll Just Ranked Sydney The 10th Worst City In The World

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Time Out magazine has ranked Sydney the 10th worst city in the world, while arch-rival Melbourne came out second best.

George Pell

George Pell

'You Don't Get A Discount Because You're Elderly, That's Ridiculous'

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A child abuse victim and advocate has been left dismayed at the "outrageous" sentence delivered to George Pell, saying the Cardinal's jail term was a "disgrace".

Crime

Crime

Gang Of Six Men Assault Two Women In String Of Melbourne CBD Attacks

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Two men have been arrested after a string of robberies and assaults across Melbourne's CBD over the weekend, on the first night of the annual Moomba festival.

Crime

Crime

Another Man Shot Dead In Melbourne, The Fifth This Month

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Another person has died following a shooting on a Melbourne street overnight, bringing the total to five deaths this month alone.

Updated

Updated

Police Hunt Man After Mother And Baby Son Attacked With Wooden Stake

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Police have released an image of a man they are searching for after a mother and baby were attacked on Tuesday.

Crime

Crime

Gunmen At Large After Melbourne Boxing Match Murder

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One man has died and two others have suffered gunshot wounds during a targeted attack at a boxing event in Melbourne on Friday night.

Crime

Crime

'Lawyer X' Police Informant Revealed As Gangland Barrister Nicola Gobbo

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The identity of Lawyer X, whose information helped convict gangland criminals and drug traffickers, has been revealed as prominent criminal barrister Nicola Gobbo.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Funeral Companies Sue Pastor After He 'Resurrected' A Dead Man

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

Man Suffers Broken Leg After Falling Into Grave

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A cemetery worker has suffered a broken leg after falling into a freshly dug grave in Melbourne's northeast.

National

National

Another Overhead Sign Has Fallen On A Melbourne Freeway

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Less than two months after a Melbourne driver was lucky to escape major injury when a giant road sign fell and crushed her car, another sign has fallen on the same busy freeway.

Crime

Crime

Cyber Ransom Attacks On The Rise, As Toyota And Melbourne Hospital Become Latest Victims

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A major Melbourne hospital and car manufacturer Toyota have had their systems infiltrated by hackers. 

News

News

Hot Air Balloons Land On Main Road And Backyard

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Passengers and crew have escaped injury after two hot air balloons made emergency landings in Melbourne's east. 

Sport

Sport

Big Bash Final: Renegades Win After Stunning Fightback

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An incredible comeback win in the all-Melbourne Big Bash final has seen the Renegades win their first title.

National

National

WATCH: Cashier Jumps Counter To Escape Hatchet-Wielding Robber

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A terrified supermarket worker in Melbourne's inner suburbs was forced to jump over a counter and flee the store when a hatchet-wielding man allegedly confronted him inside.

News

News

Look Out Melbourne, Fearless Girl Is Coming To Town

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She faced off against the Charging Bull on Wall Street, now Fearless Girl will take her place in Federation Square.

News

News

Hundreds Of Parents Back Principal Who Dragged Student By The Arm

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More than 700 parents have signed a petition calling for a Melbourne principal to be reinstated after a video emerged of him dragging a primary school-aged pupil along the ground.

National

National

'You Should Have Died In Auschwitz': Melbourne Rabbi Abused In Anti-Semitic Rant

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A Melbourne rabbi has been left "terrified" after being blasted with a shocking anti-Semitic rant while driving, in which he was told he "should have died in Auschwitz".

Crime

Crime

'You Will Never Be Forgiven': Bourke Street Killer Faces Families Of Victims In Court

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Family members of the Bourke Street rampage dead shared the first victim impact statements on Tuesday, speaking of their grief and sorrow in front of the man responsible.

National

National

Melbourne To Swelter Through Hottest Day On Record Since Black Saturday

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Melbourne is expected to swelter through its hottest day in nearly a decade.

News

News

Heartbreaking Scenes As Aiia's Body Returns Home

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Cars displaying black flags jammed streets as mourners gathered to farewell murdered student Aiia Masarwa, who was laid to rest near Tel Aviv on Wednesday.

National

National

Aiia Masarwa's Father On The Moment He Found Out His 'Angel' Had Been Murdered

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After Saeed Masarwa had not heard from his daughter in 12 hours, he knew something was wrong.

National

National

Exclusive: Aiia Masarwa's Father Hopes His Daughter Is 'In Paradise'

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It was a trip no father should ever have to make.

Crime

Crime

Court Hears Aiia Maasarwe's Alleged Killer May Be 'Vulnerable'

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A 20-year-old man accused of the rape and murder of international student Aiia Maasarwe has fronted a brief court hearing.  

National

National

Cafe Offers Discount To Customers Who Give Up Their Phones While Dining

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From February, Saint James Cafe in Melbourne will offer a discount to customers who agree to have their phones packed away.

National

National

Hundreds Gather In Silent Vigil For Aiia Maasarwe

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Hundreds of people have attended a vigil for murdered international student, Aiia Maasarwe.

Updated

Updated

Man Arrested Over Brutal Murder Of Aiia Maasarwe

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A 20-year-old man has been arrested over the brutal murder of Arab-Israeli exchange student Aiia Maasarwe. 

Updated

Updated

Photo Reveals Aiia Maasarwe’s Final Hours

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Aiia Maasarwe spent her final hours learning English with friends in a park.

National

National

Derryn Hinch Cops Backlash For 'Grotesque' Tweet Over Student's Murder

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Senator Derryn Hinch has copped backlash for apparently revealing undisclosed details of the murder of Arab-Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe on social media.

National

National

Last Images Of Student Murdered In 'Horrendous' Attack

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Homicide detectives have released CCTV images of a 21-year-old exchange student who was killed in Melbourne's north as they desperately plead for information from the public.

National

National

'My Heart Aches': Tributes For Exchange Student Killed In Melbourne

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The woman whose body was found outside a shopping centre in Melbourne's north was an Israeli exchange student in her 20s, according to Israeli media. 

Updated

Updated

Body Found Near Melbourne Shopping Centre Being Treated As 'Suspicious'

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Authorities are investigating after discovering the body of a woman near a shopping centre in Melbourne's north.

Sport

Sport

AFL Star Majak Daw Says He Feels 'Blessed' After Bridge Fall

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After falling from a bridge last month, AFL player Majak Daw has thanked fans for their support and revealed he is on the mend.

Crime

Crime

Teenager Charged Over Needles Embedded In Train Seat

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A teenager has been charged after a commuter sat on about 20 needles poking out of a seat on a Melbourne train, with one puncturing his bottom.

National

National

Mother Thankful After Surviving Sign Falling On Her Car

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The woman whose car was hit and crushed by a huge freeway sign that fell from a gantry in Melbourne says she's thanking whoever was watching over her that day.

National

National

Man Charged Over Suspicious Packages Sent To Consulates

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A 48-year-old from northern Victoria has been arrested and charged over dozens of suspicious packages that were delivered to embassies and consulates throughout Australia.

Politics

Politics

Fraser Anning Used A British Rapper In An 'African Gangs' Meme

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A picture of British rap group Smoke Boys has been used in a meme posted by senator Fraser Anning critical of African gangs.

National

National

Suspicious Packages Delivered To Multiple Foreign Consulates In Melbourne And ACT

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Police are investigating after suspicious packages were delivered to a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne's CBD and the ACT.

Crime

Crime

'A Word Of Warning': Needles Found Embedded In Melbourne Train Seats

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Less than ten days into the year and needles have made their way back into headlines.

National

National

Giant Road Sign Collapses Onto Car On Freeway

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A giant road sign has fallen and crushed a car on one of Melbourne's busiest freeways, leaving the driver lucky to escape major injury. 

National

National

Rock Band Calls Out St Kilda Protester For Pairing Their T-Shirt With Nazi Helmet

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A man wearing a band t-shirt while attending this weekend's far-right protest in Melbourne has been told -- not so subtly -- by the group that they do not support his views.

Politics

Politics

PM Condemns 'Ugly Racial Protests' At St Kilda, But Not Fraser Anning

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked police for dealing with "ugly racial protests" organised by far-right groups in Melbourne, but stopped short of condemning an independent Senator who attended them. 

Updated

Updated

Police On Alert After Far-Right And Anti-Racist Groups Clash In St Kilda

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A day after stemming violence on St Kilda's foreshore between right-wing groups and anti-racism campaigners, police will have a strong presence at another Melbourne event.

Crime

Crime

These Melbourne Groups Are Opposing The 'Cronulla 2.0' Far-Right Rally

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Anti-fascist groups plan to hold large counter-protests against a far-right rally at St Kilda beach on Saturday, advertised as a follow-up to 'Romper Stomper' or the Cronulla riots.

Crime

Crime

Two Men Posing As Ride-Share Drivers Sexually Assault Woman

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Police are hunting two attackers who posed as ride-share service drivers to lure a woman into their car before sexually assaulting her in Melbourne. 

News

News

This Melbourne Café Is Fighting Against Takeaway Coffee Culture

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Café Napier Quarter wants us to return to a more traditional coffee culture

National

National

Two Dead After Car Veers Off Overpass And Into Dam

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Two men have been killed after their car veered off an on-ramp in Melbourne's west and rolled into the water below.

Latoya Aroha Hohepa

Latoya Aroha Hohepa

'#BuskingBecky' And Australia's State Of Amnesia

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If you aren’t a Twitter regular and are seeing posts appearing in your various social media and online news feeds featuring #BuskingBecky, you may find yourself wondering what all the fuss is about.

Sam Duncan

Sam Duncan

Why The A-League Just Can't Afford The Little Guys

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The fact the two new A-League licenses come from Australia’s two biggest markets is no surprise.

Crime

Crime

VIDEO: Man Run Over By Alleged Carjacker Stealing His Van

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A man has been charged with a string of offences following a crime spree, including carjackings and a police pursuit in Melbourne. 

Katie Horneshaw

Katie Horneshaw

I Would Welcome An Ice Injecting Room Next To My Son's School

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A week before his trouncing at the Victorian state election, Mathew Guy made a promise.

News

News

Thief Gets Stuck In Chimney, Calls 000 To Be Rescued

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It's about the right time of year to be stuck inside a chimney.

Crime

Crime

Santa Hat-Wearing Thief Steals Wheelchair, Leaves Man Stranded In Toilet

1 min read

A man was left stuck in a public toilet after a thief in a Santa hat befriended him then allegedly stole his wheelchair.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Natalie Portman Shows True Colours, Surprises Demons Training Session

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A Swan infiltrated a Demons training session on Wednesday morning.

National

National

Frozen Chickens On Freeway As Truck Left Dangling On Melbourne Overpass

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The incident caused extensive traffic delays on Tuesday which stretched into Wednesday morning peak.

National

National

Victorian Icon Sisto Malaspina Farewelled At Emotional Funeral

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Hundreds have gathered outside the state funeral of beloved Melbourne icon Sisto Malaspina, who was killed in the Bourke Street terror attack.

Updated

Updated

Trio Charged Over Alleged Terror Plot To 'Kill As Many As Possible'

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Three men have been charged in Melbourne over allegations they were trying to secure a semi-automatic rifle to carry out an attack in a crowded place to kill "as many people as possible."

Crime

Crime

Bourke Street Survivor 'Lucky To Be Alive' After Being Stabbed In Neck

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Security guard Shadi has spoken of his terror after being stabbed in the neck during last week's Bourke Street attack.

Breaking

Breaking

Man Shot In Early Morning Shooting In Melbourne

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A 26-year-old man has been injured in an early morning shooting in Melbourne on Wednesday morning. 

National

National

Heart-Wrenching Scenes As Bar Reopens With Tributes To Late Owner

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Pellegrini's Espresso Bar reopened on Tuesday morning after the cafe's co-owner Sisto Malaspina was killed in a terror attack on Friday.

John Coyne

John Coyne

Why The Bourke Street Terrorist Was Free To Kill Despite Being Known To Police

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In the aftermath of Friday’s Bourke street terror attack many Australians will be asking why the Australian Federal Police and Australian Security Intelligence Organisation weren’t watching murderer Hassan Khalif Shire Ali.

Updated

Updated

Over $100k Raised For Melbourne 'Trolley Man' Hero

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People nationwide have rallied around the heroic 'trolley man' who tried to stop Friday's Bourke Street attack in Melbourne.

National

National

How Melbourne Paid Tribute To Bourke Street Victims

15 photos

Twice in two years, Melbourne's iconic Bourke Street precinct has been brought to a standstill by violence.