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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Melbourne

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Reports Aussie teen who joined Islamic State group died in suicide attack in Iraq
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
Tigerair was the focus of the safety concerns.
Facebook pic helps police capture man who punched woman in the face
The incident occurred in Melbourne, Australia, earlier this week.
Ireland's International Rules squad head to the beach in Melbourne for recovery session
It was time to relax for the Ireland squad after yesterday’s warm-up win.
Santa robbed a post office in Australia
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
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
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
Dunham described Tom Meagher’s words as ‘beautiful’.
Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery
The vet said he had to be careful that the goldfish didn’t lose more than half a millilitre of blood.
This 10-year-old pet goldfish had surgery to remove a tumour, and was saved
George the goldfish was a “much-loved pet”.
A bridge named after the late, great Jim Stynes was opened in Australia today
Dublin-born AFL legend remembered as “an outstanding man, footballer and philanthropist.”
Living in Australia? Can you help police in their search for missing Scottish man?
Australian police have issued a formal appeal about Jonathan Ansell, who may be living on the streets in Melbourne.
VIDEO: Australian police release video of 'Irish men' involved in alleged assault
The two men were involved in an alleged assault in March of this year.
Former Ireland Wolfhounds lock O'Donoghue cleared of eye goughing
The ex-Ulster and Leinster second row has had his red card struck from the records following a hearing.
Irishman who pleaded guilty to Melbourne hotel damage found dead
29-year-old Padraig Gaffney had said that the court case had “ruined his life”.
Tom Meagher: To say the words 'my wife is missing' really just guts you
Jill Meagher’s husband says he will always hate his wife’s killer, Adrian Bayley.
Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men's violence against women
Jill Meagher was murdered in 2012 – now her husband has written a searingly honest and powerful blogpost about violence against women.
Rats chew through woman's house from the inside out
The rats are coming from inside the house.
Drug-carrying drone discovered hovering outside Melbourne prison
One man’s been arrested and is due back before court next Monday…
Wawrinka sees off Rafa rally to claim first Slam
The Spaniard battled through the pain barrier when two sets down, but ultimately lost out to the superb Swiss.
Nadal dominates Federer in straight sets at Australian Open semi-final
Blisters or no blisters, the Spaniard ensured today would be no epic contest.
Rafael Nadal has got seriously nasty blisters on his hand
The Spaniard was in some discomfort in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open and now faces Roger Federer in the last four after he knocked out Andy Murray.
7 unbelievable things that happened in Australia's fierce heat
Melted shoes. Melted everything!
Australian Open weather: good for photography, not great for tennis
The extreme heat in Melbourne forced organisers to suspend the tournament for several hours on Thursday.
Anger over 'inhumane' heat at the Australian Open
Caroline Wozniacki is among the stars who struggled with the searing heat in Melbourne.
WATCH: World's worst arsonist sets himself on fire
We love it when a plan doesn’t come together.
Woman accidentally walks off pier while checking Facebook on her phone
The tourist in Melbourne held on to her phone even while she was being rescued from the water.
A Cavan-born developer is building the largest residential structure in Melbourne
Prices range from €258,000 to €2.1 million, and residents will be able to make use of a gym, spa, swimming pool and cinema on the tenth floor.
Thousands take to Melbourne streets to remember Jill Meagher
The march followed the route the Louth woman was taking home on the night she was attacked a year ago.
Adrian Bayley loses appeal over 35-year sentence for Jill Meagher murder
Bayley, 41, had a string of previous convictions for sexual and violent offences and was jailed for 35 years in June.
Tributes paid to Jill Meagher one year on
Melbourne residents have planned a peace march to honour the Irish woman on 29 September.
Irishman, 30, dies in Melbourne
Eoin Murray sustained serious head injuries on Saturday.
Irish family fly to Australia to be with critically-injured son
Eoin Murray sustained serious head injuries on Saturday morning.
Drumroll, please... The top ten "most liveable cities" in the world have been named
Statistically, it’s unlikely you live in any of them.
Moreland mayor: People haven't forgotten Jill
Oscar Yildiz is due to meet with the woman’s family in Drogheda later today.
Mayor of town where Jill Meagher was murdered visits her family in Drogheda
Meagher had been living in Moreland, Melbourne when she was raped and murdered by 41-year-old Adrian Bayley.
Melbourne plans city centre 'safe havens' for women
The city’s mayor has said the havens would provide safe zones for women, particularly at night.
Parents of Dubliner killed in Melbourne tell court of their heartbreak
David Greene died in hospital after being attacked at a party in the Australian city. Luke Wendholt, who has pleaded guilty to the murder, appeared in court earlier.
Tom Meagher slams parole board as 'cowards' for not answering emails
The state premier of Victoria has said members of the board will now sit down with Jill Meagher’s husband to listen to his concerns.