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Six people die from "thunderstorm asthma" in Australia
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Six people die from "thunderstorm asthma" in Australia

Nov 27th 2016, 1:45 PM 20,687 Views 3 Comments

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

Four dead in Australian "thunderstorm asthma" event
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Four dead in Australian "thunderstorm asthma" event

Nov 24th 2016, 9:30 AM 31,651 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 18th 2016, 8:15 AM 18,456 Views 23 Comments

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

Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls

Jul 18th 2016, 9:55 AM 34,365 Views 34 Comments

Two boys have been suspended over the account.

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

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

Jul 4th 2016, 11:12 AM 11,271 Views 5 Comments

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

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

This picture of a 'deconstructed coffee' has people absolutely raging

Jun 2nd 2016, 8:35 AM 6,953 Views 3 Comments

#BringBackOurMugs

Coroner in Australia says Jill Meagher's murder was preventable
# Parole
# Parole

Coroner in Australia says Jill Meagher's murder was preventable

May 27th 2016, 11:04 AM 21,240 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

May 24th 2016, 7:52 AM 21,447 Views 53 Comments

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

Passengers jump from hot air balloon onto boats in dramatic Melbourne rescue
# Out Of Fuel
# Out Of Fuel

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

May 21st 2016, 6:11 PM 24,008 Views 2 Comments

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

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

This ice cream shop has an actual Nutella tap

May 14th 2016, 5:01 PM 7,214 Views 0 Comments

*dies*

These giant naked murals won't be covered up
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

These giant naked murals won't be covered up

Apr 5th 2016, 3:13 PM 34,429 Views 42 Comments

Warning: This post contains images that are NSFW.

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

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

Mar 7th 2016, 9:36 PM 38,668 Views 8 Comments

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

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire
# Australia
# Australia

Koala nursed back to health after being found unconscious during wildfire

Dec 28th 2015, 2:40 PM 7,008 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 18th 2015, 11:07 PM 93,384 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 14th 2015, 5:40 PM 9,693 Views 9 Comments

Everything you need to know about UFC 193.

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

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

Nov 12th 2015, 10:15 PM 19,954 Views 93 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 1st 2015, 11:01 AM 14,737 Views 24 Comments

Adrian Bayley must spend at least 43 years in jail.

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

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

Aug 19th 2015, 10:05 PM 8,787 Views 6 Comments

A new attendance record could be set in November.

You win again, Australia... Here are the 'most liveable' cities in the world
# Dublin Up
# Dublin Up

You win again, Australia... Here are the 'most liveable' cities in the world

Aug 18th 2015, 7:21 PM 19,266 Views 24 Comments

There’s some positive news for Ireland: Dublin’s up four spots in this year’s rankings.

This skyscraper is inspired by Beyonce's curves
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

This skyscraper is inspired by Beyonce's curves

Jul 7th 2015, 11:00 AM 10,705 Views 23 Comments

No word on whether it leans to the left, to the left.

Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban
# Ashes To Ashes
# Ashes To Ashes

Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban

Jul 1st 2015, 6:02 AM 15,511 Views 34 Comments

The plan didn’t go down well.

Man who raped and killed Jill Meagher to stay behind bars until he is 86 years old
# Extended Sentence
# Extended Sentence

Man who raped and killed Jill Meagher to stay behind bars until he is 86 years old

May 28th 2015, 8:58 AM 13,915 Views 43 Comments

Adrian Earnest Bayley won’t be eligible for parole until 2058.

Rapist who carved a cross into victim's forehead jailed for 17 years
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Rapist who carved a cross into victim's forehead jailed for 17 years

May 25th 2015, 9:09 AM 23,535 Views 15 Comments

Alfio Anthony Granata repeatedly raped a Dutch tourist over the course of six-weeks.

Three-bomb Mother's Day terror plot by teenager foiled in Melbourne
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Three-bomb Mother's Day terror plot by teenager foiled in Melbourne

May 9th 2015, 7:21 AM 14,848 Views 32 Comments

Police say a 17-year-old boy has been arrested.

Five teenagers arrested over 'ISIS-inspired terror plot'
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Five teenagers arrested over 'ISIS-inspired terror plot'

Apr 18th 2015, 4:04 PM 12,026 Views 0 Comments

Police said they believe the plot was to have involved “edged weapons”.

Police officers posts selfies on woman's Facebook page after finding her missing iPhone
# Stop Or We'll Shoot
# Stop Or We'll Shoot

Police officers posts selfies on woman's Facebook page after finding her missing iPhone

Apr 17th 2015, 8:00 PM 47,397 Views 45 Comments

They were trying to reunite her with her phone, OK?

Louth parents fly 16,000km to see their son make his AFL debut in Melbourne tomorrow
# They're Off To Oz
From The42
# They're Off To Oz

Louth parents fly 16,000km to see their son make his AFL debut in Melbourne tomorrow

Apr 17th 2015, 2:45 PM 25,321 Views 12 Comments

Ciaran ‘Casey’ Byrne will line out for Carlton in the early hours of tomorrow morning against Essendon.

This police officer had too much fun posting selfies from a girl's missing iPhone
# Legends In Blue
From The Daily Edge
# Legends In Blue

This police officer had too much fun posting selfies from a girl's missing iPhone

Apr 17th 2015, 10:32 AM 4,662 Views 0 Comments

He was trying to reunite her with her phone, OK?

Three children killed, driver rescued after car plunges into Australian lake
# Wyndham Vale
# Wyndham Vale

Three children killed, driver rescued after car plunges into Australian lake

Apr 8th 2015, 2:45 PM 22,927 Views 11 Comments

The driver of the car is under police guard in hospital.

Church sorry priest said Jill Meagher would be alive if she'd had more faith
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Church sorry priest said Jill Meagher would be alive if she'd had more faith

Mar 30th 2015, 9:01 AM 24,732 Views 72 Comments

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is introducing guidelines today to prevent similar comments being made in the future.

Priest says Jill Meagher would've been 'home in bed' on night of murder if she had stronger faith
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Priest says Jill Meagher would've been 'home in bed' on night of murder if she had stronger faith

Mar 27th 2015, 1:45 PM 69,506 Views 102 Comments

Jill Meagher’s family are set to sue the state of Victoria as they claim the government failed to protect their daughter by letting Bayley out on parole.

Reports Aussie teen who joined Islamic State group died in suicide attack in Iraq
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Reports Aussie teen who joined Islamic State group died in suicide attack in Iraq

Mar 12th 2015, 9:09 AM 13,256 Views 60 Comments

It is believed that Jake Bilardi converted to Islam after his mother died of cancer.

Parts of Melbourne Airport evacuated after security alert directed at airline
# Australia
# Australia

Parts of Melbourne Airport evacuated after security alert directed at airline

Jan 9th 2015, 5:08 PM 21,742 Views 22 Comments

Tigerair was the focus of the safety concerns.

Facebook pic helps police capture man who punched woman in the face
# Random Attack
# Random Attack

Facebook pic helps police capture man who punched woman in the face

Nov 28th 2014, 7:50 AM 23,006 Views 33 Comments

The incident occurred in Melbourne, Australia, earlier this week.

Ireland's International Rules squad head to the beach in Melbourne for recovery session
# Day Out
From The42
# Day Out

Ireland's International Rules squad head to the beach in Melbourne for recovery session

Nov 17th 2014, 12:46 PM 6,991 Views 1 Comment

It was time to relax for the Ireland squad after yesterday’s warm-up win.

Santa robbed a post office in Australia
# Bad Santa
# Bad Santa

Santa robbed a post office in Australia

Nov 15th 2014, 11:31 AM 11,030 Views 23 Comments

He demanded money which he then placed in a red sack before making his escape.

Bizarre new training methods from the Irish International Rules team in Melbourne today
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Bizarre new training methods from the Irish International Rules team in Melbourne today

Nov 14th 2014, 10:57 AM 6,888 Views 2 Comments

What sort of tactic is this that Paul Earley’s side are practising?

Pick-up artist who encourages 'choking' women deported from Australia after protests
# Deported
From The Daily Edge
# Deported

Pick-up artist who encourages 'choking' women deported from Australia after protests

Nov 7th 2014, 9:48 AM 28,403 Views 82 Comments

The Twitter hashtag #TakeDownJulienBlanc spread the word about Blanc’s ‘abusive’ methods.

Lena Dunham applauds Jill Meagher's husband for words on violence against women
# Tom Meagher
From The Daily Edge
# Tom Meagher

Lena Dunham applauds Jill Meagher's husband for words on violence against women

Oct 20th 2014, 9:36 PM 5,320 Views 0 Comments

Dunham described Tom Meagher’s words as ‘beautiful’.

Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery
# Went Swimmingly
# Went Swimmingly

Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery

Sep 16th 2014, 11:24 AM 16,448 Views 54 Comments

The vet said he had to be careful that the goldfish didn’t lose more than half a millilitre of blood.