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Controversial Chiropractor Banned From Treating Kids During Investigation

2 min read

A Melbourne chiropractor filmed manipulating a two-week-old boy has been banned from treating children aged under 12 while he is investigated by authorities.

Crime

Crime

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

4 min read

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

National

National

Natural Phenomenon Turns A Melbourne Lake Pink Again

1 min read

A lake in Melbourne has turned in an Instagram-worthy shade of pink thanks to salt and a tiny organism.

News

News

Hot Air Balloons Land On Main Road And Backyard

1 min read

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

2 min read

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

1 min read

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.

Crime

Crime

Drug Kingpin Tony Mokbel's Condition Improves After Prison Stabbing

1 min read

Tony Mokbel's condition has improved from critical to serious after he was stabbed at Barwon prison.

Sport

Sport

NZ Based Adesanya Beats UFC Legend Silva

2 min read

New Zealander Israel Adesanya has unanimously outpointed UFC legend Anderson Silva in Melbourne to move closer to a middleweight world title shot.

News

News

Look Out Melbourne, Fearless Girl Is Coming To Town

1 min read

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

National

National

Storm Leaves Thousands Of Victorians Without Power

1 min read

Thousands of homes across Victoria have been left without power and lightening brought a train line to a stop as a heavy storm battered the state.

National

National

Melbourne Apartment Fire: Cladding The Same As Grenfell Tower

2 min read

A high-rise Melbourne apartment building has been evacuated over fears an early-morning fire could have triggered an inferno fuelled by the same combustible cladding on London's Grenfell Tower.

News

News

Hundreds Of Parents Back Principal Who Dragged Student By The Arm

2 min read

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.

Crime

Crime

Father's Grief At Baby Son's Death During Bourke Street Rampage

2 min read

The father of a baby boy killed in Melbourne's Bourke Street rampage has described listening to his final heartbeats and "trying desperately to hold onto the moment".

National

National

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

3 min read

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

3 min read

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

2 min read

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

News

News

Heartbreaking Scenes As Aiia's Body Returns Home

1 min read

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

3 min read

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'

2 min read

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

Crime

Crime

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

2 min read

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

4 min read

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

2 min read

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

2 min read

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

2 min read

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'

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

2 min read

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

2 min read

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

2 min read

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

3 min read

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

2 min read

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

4 min read

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

3 min read

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

1 min read

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

6 min read

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

1 min read

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

1 min read

A Swan infiltrated a Demons training session on Wednesday morning.

National

National

Frozen Chickens On Freeway As Truck Left Dangling On Melbourne Overpass

1 min read

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

National

National

Victorian Icon Sisto Malaspina Farewelled At Emotional Funeral

3 min read

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'

2 min read

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

2 min read

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

1 min read

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

3 min read

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

5 min read

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.

Megan Hustwaite

Megan Hustwaite

To Know Sisto Was To Know Melbourne And The Meaning Of Family

3 min read

Sisto Malaspina was confirmed as the fatality of Friday's Bourke Street tragedy in the heart of Melbourne.

National

National

Bourke Street Terror Attack 'Unsophisticated', 'Inspired' By ISIS

3 min read

The terror attack in central Melbourne street was not sophisticated and may have been ISIS-inspired, authorities have said.

Crime

Crime

'Disbelief': Bourke Street Victim Identified As Beloved Cafe Owner Sisto Malaspina

2 min read

The co-owner of iconic Melbourne cafe Pellegrini’s Espresso Bar has been named as the man fatally stabbed in Friday's Bourke Street attack.

National

National

Hero 'Trolley Man' Emerges From Bourke Street Terror Attack

3 min read

Authorities are praising members of the public who helped police take down a man who launched a deadly terror attack in Melbourne.

Updated

Updated

Bourke Street Terror: Attacker Was Known To Police, ASIO

3 min read

A knife-wielding attacker who stabbed a man to death and injured two others in a terrorist incident on a Central Melbourne street was known to federal authorities and police.

National

National

Jack Fell In Love, And It Cost Him His Life

1 min read

Just three weeks ago, Linda Chapman received news that her son Jack had died.

National

National

Melbourne Cafe Blindsided By Negative Reviews After Year 12 Exam Question

2 min read

Dozens of students have flooded the social media pages of a local cafe with bad reviews.

News

News

Fertility Clinic Offers 'Pay As You Go' Egg Freezing

1 min read

A new player in the IVF market is set to offer women egg freezing for just $5 per day.

Royals Down Under

Royals Down Under

The Moment Meghan Markle Got The Shock Of Her Life In Melbourne

1 min read

After surprise hugs, visiting an Aussie Zoo and just the general experience of becoming a Duchess, you'd think nothing could faze Meghan Markle...

Kristie Mercer

Kristie Mercer

Sydney's The Trophy Wife But Melbourne’s 'The One' You Should Marry

3 min read

We’re all looking for ‘the one'.

National

National

50 Years On We Remember The Tragic West Gate Bridge Disaster

2 min read

Almost 50 years ago, part of the second longest bridge in Australia collapsed during construction.

National

National

Mum Of Conjoined Twins Nima And Dawa Is 'Anxious But Confident' About Surgery

2 min read

The mother of conjoined twins Nima and Dawa is anxious but confident about the surgery to separate her 18-month-old girls which will go ahead this Friday.

Life

Life

Beautiful Snaps Of Sea Of Spring Blossoms In Melbourne's CBD

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Hosier Lane in Melbourne is best known as an inner-city hub for graffiti art -- but this week it was turned into a glorious blanket of tulips thanks to one sustainability hero.

National

National

Conjoined Twins 'Facing Each Other' To Be Separated

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Some of the best medical minds in the country are preparing to separate a pair of 18-month-old twins from Bhutan, who will arrive in Melbourne on Tuesday.

National

National

Pilot Error Blamed For Essendon DFO Crash: Report

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Pilot error is being blamed for a light plane crash that claimed the lives of four American passengers and the pilot in Melbourne last year, a report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau says.

LIVE

LIVE

Storm Into Grand Final Thanks To Billy Slater, But Will Billy Be There?

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The Melbourne Storm are into their third straight grand final after beating the Cronulla Sharks 22-6 in Melbourne, but will Billy Slater get to finish his career in the decider?

National

National

World's Most Liveable City Moves From Australia To Austria

2 min read

Melbourne has been pipped by Vienna in the global liveability rankings after seven years at the top of the list.

National

National

The Shocking Ways Homeless Women Deal With Their Period

4 min read

Instead of a tampon, imagine using paper towels -- or socks, toilet paper, leaves, or bark -- when you're bleeding from your vagina.

National

National

Youth Homeless Services Struggling Under Demand, Funding Shortages

4 min read

"We’re like a merry-go-round. Kids keep going round and round, with no way off or way out"

National

National

Tom Meagher's Touching Tribute To Jill, On Their Tenth Wedding Anniversary

2 min read

"You are loved at every moment of every day."

Updated

Updated

Victorian Police Interview Partygoers After Teen Death

1 min read

The 19-year-old victim has been identified as Laa Chol.

Politics

Politics

Watch Pyne Forget He's Supposed To Be Afraid Of 'African Gangs'

2 min read

"I would respectfully say I don't think the Prime Minister knows what he's talking about."

Updated

Updated

Man Charged With Murder After Woman’s Body Found At Melbourne Fire

1 min read

Fire ripped through the home on Saturday morning.

National

National

Eurydice Dixon's Family Remember Her As A "Born Performer"

6 min read

The 22-year-old had her life tragically and senselessly cut short this week.

National

National

Woolworths Reverses Ban On Mass Nude Carpark Photoshoot

2 min read

Thousands are set to get fresh on a Melbourne Woolies rooftop carpark.

National

National

'Our Bodies Are Not There For Taking': Vigil For Eurydice Dixon

2 min read

"We all should be able to walk home, whenever we want, wherever we want, and assume we will make it home safe."

Views

Views

I Walk Home At Night, So It's My Fault, Right?

3 min read

Please tell me what the alternative is.

Crime

Crime

Women Are Angry After Eurydice Dixon's Murder, And Want To Be Safe

2 min read

'We deserve to walk in parks in f-cking peace'

Crime

Crime

Comedian Eurydice Dixon's Tragic Final Text Before Murder

2 min read

An aspiring comedian is being remembered for her kindness and promise in the comedy scene.

Crime

Crime

Teen Charged With Rape And Murder Of Woman Turned Himself In

1 min read

Police arrested the man on Wednesday.

News

News

Investigators To Probe Fatal Melbourne Plane Crash

1 min read

Investigators are headed to the site of Melbourne's fatal plane crash.

National

National

Melbourne To Build Largest Contemporary Art Gallery In Australia

2 min read

"We won't retain our title as the nation's cultural capital unless we invest in the infrastructure"

National

National

Fire Rips Through Pasta Factory In Melbourne

2 min read

A warning has been issued for nearby residents to stay indoors as black smoke continues to billow into the sky.

Crime

Crime

Man 'Maliciously Floods' 18-Storey Melbourne Apartment Building

1 min read

Firefighters arrived at the scene late Sunday night to find every single fire hydrant on all 18 floors turned on.

News

News

Community Pays Tribute To Hit-Run Victim Aivy Nguyen

1 min read

The family and friends of Melbourne teenager Aivy Nguyen have remembered the 14 year old as a "great learner", a "beautiful girl" and a "bright student who loved fashion and creative arts".

News

News

Heavy Fog Descends On Melbourne Delaying Flights and Affecting Traffic

1 min read

Authorities are urging people to drive with caution as a heavy bank of fog, which descended on Melbourne overnight is expected to linger well into late morning, according to Victoria Bureau  Of Meteorology.

National

National

Eight Killed In Tragic Weekend On Victorian Roads

2 min read

"It was surreal, to have four women who looked like they were just asleep," assistant commissioner Doug Fryer said.