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Melbourne: City in Victoria, Australia
Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Its name refers to an urban agglomeration of 9,992.5 km2 (3,858.1 sq mi), comprising a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities, and is also the common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a population of approximately 4.9 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".

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'He is not to be pitied': Reliving the Melbourne Response - and Pell's

"Jennifer" and her family knew George Pell. But when she came forward as a teenager to accuse a priest of rape, it was as if he didn't know them.
The Age - Published

Flash flooding as thunderstorm batters Vic

A "very dangerous" thunderstorm has battered parts of Melbourne and flash flooding warnings remain in place.
SBS - Published

Videos for Melbourne

Australia's PM slams social media 'grubs' after Aussie Rules player abused [Video]Australia's PM slams social media 'grubs' after Aussie Rules player abused

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the people who subjected Aussie Rules player Tayla Harris to online abuse are 'cowardly grubs'

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:16Published

Australian Teenager Gets A Mural Honoring His Activism [Video]Australian Teenager Gets A Mural Honoring His Activism

According to Business Insider, the teenager who smashed an egg on the head of a far-right Australian senator has been honored with a mural in Melbourne. Senator Fraser Anning, an Australian politician,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Italian Focuses On Vettel [Video]Italian Focuses On Vettel

According to Thisis1.com, "Mattia Binotto says Ferrari is not panicking after a bad start to the 2019 season. The entire paddock was stunned in Melbourne to discover that, after the Maranello team’s..

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New Zealand Shooting Suspect Is Australian [Video]New Zealand Shooting Suspect Is Australian

Tennis - Australian Open - Fourth Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson SYDNEY (Reuters) - One of four people detained in New Zealand after mass..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

F1 Race Eirector Charlie Whiting Dies At 66 [Video]F1 Race Eirector Charlie Whiting Dies At 66

CNN reports Leading motorsport figures have paid tribute to Formula One's race director Charlie Whiting following his sudden death after he suffered a pulmonary embolism in Australia. The 66-year-old..

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Race Director Charlie Whiting Dies At 66 [Video]Race Director Charlie Whiting Dies At 66

WEbsite thisisf1reports Charlie Whiting has died in Melbourne. The long-serving FIA race director and official starter passed away in his Melbourne hotel room on Wednesday, just days before the 2019..

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Cardinal Pell Sentenced To 6 Years For Sex Abuse [Video]Cardinal Pell Sentenced To 6 Years For Sex Abuse

Reuters reports Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s. He will be registered as a..

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Melbourne, drivers and fans get ready for new F1 season [Video]Melbourne, drivers and fans get ready for new F1 season

The 2019 Formula One teams meet the fans in Melbourne before Sunday's season start

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Former Vatican treasurer sentenced for sexual attack on choir boys [Video]Former Vatican treasurer sentenced for sexual attack on choir boys

Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s.

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George Pell sentenced to six years in prison for child sex abuse [Video]George Pell sentenced to six years in prison for child sex abuse

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in jail by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s, and will be registered as a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

Australia's Cardinal Pell sentenced to six years in jail for child sex abuse [Video]Australia's Cardinal Pell sentenced to six years in jail for child sex abuse

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell is sentenced to six years in jail by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Australia Cardinal Pell Sentenced to Prison [Video]Australia Cardinal Pell Sentenced to Prison

According to Reuters, previous Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in jail by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir boys during the 1990s at St..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Hakeem Al-Araibi granted Australian citizenship after time in Thai prison [Video]Hakeem Al-Araibi granted Australian citizenship after time in Thai prison

Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi is granted Australian citizenship and is presented with a pin by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

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Vatican calls Pell conviction 'painful news' [Video]Vatican calls Pell conviction 'painful news'

The Vatican's interim spokesman Alessandro Gisotti said on Tuesday the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell on child sexual offences was "painful news." Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Cardinal George Pell convicted of child sex abuse [Video]Cardinal George Pell convicted of child sex abuse

The 77-year-old former Archbishop of Melbourne is the most senior Catholic cleric to be found guilty of the offence. Saskia O'Donoghue reports.

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Vatican Treasurer Found Guilty Of Child Sex Abuse [Video]Vatican Treasurer Found Guilty Of Child Sex Abuse

The Catholic church is reeling from accusations of sexual abuse committed by priests worldwide. Recently, one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic world was found guilty. His charges are..

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Australian who rammed and killed six pedestrians jailed for life [Video]Australian who rammed and killed six pedestrians jailed for life

James Gargasoulas is jailed for life. The Australian killed six people in 2017 when he plowed his car into a crowd of pedestrians in Melbourne. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Refugee Footballer Released From Thai Jail: 'I love Australia' [Video]Refugee Footballer Released From Thai Jail: 'I love Australia'

Reuters reports A refugee Bahraini footballer who was held in a Thai prison for more than two months at the Gulf state’s request arrived in his adoptive hometown of Melbourne on Tuesday. He arrived..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

'I Love Australia' Says Bahraini Footballer Freed From Thai Jail [Video]'I Love Australia' Says Bahraini Footballer Freed From Thai Jail

Reuters reports 25 year old Hakeem Al Araibi,who fled Bahrain in 2014 and received refugee status in Australia, was released from prison in Bangkok on Monday. Authorities in Bahrain accused Araibi of..

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Naomi Osaka Ditches Her Coach [Video]Naomi Osaka Ditches Her Coach

(CNN)Naomi Osaka has enjoyed a year of rare success -- ascending from world No.72 to top of the rankings with a pair of grand slam titles to boot. The Japanese star's rapid rise would, on the surface..

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Warm welcome for freed Bahraini soccer player [Video]Warm welcome for freed Bahraini soccer player

A refugee Bahraini footballer, who was held in a Thai prison for more than two months at the Gulf state's request, arrived back in his adoptive hometown of Melbourne on Tuesday. Michelle Hennessy..

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Freed Bahraini footballer lands in Australia [Video]Freed Bahraini footballer lands in Australia

Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi arrives in the Australian city of Melbourne after being freed from a Thai prison where he has spent the last two months. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Human rights Groups and the Australian Soccer Community Urge Thailand to Free Bahraini Refugee [Video]Human rights Groups and the Australian Soccer Community Urge Thailand to Free Bahraini Refugee

Scores of demonstrators rallied in Sydney and Melbourne on Friday to demand that Thailand release a detained Bahraini football player who has refugee status in Australia.

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Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic Now Has 15 Grand Slams [Video]Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic Now Has 15 Grand Slams

(Reuters) - Factbox on Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, who beat Spain’s Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3 in the Australian Open final on Sunday: Tennis - Australian Open - Men's Singles Final - Melbourne Park,..

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Buildings damaged in Vic thunderstorm

A thunderstorm that battered Melbourne's southeast on Friday has sparked dozens of callouts for building damage, flooding and downed trees.
SBS - Published

Fast-rail to ease population pressure

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says fast-rail links will ease population pressure on major cities, with $2 billion set aside for a Geelong to Melbourne line.
SBS - Published

Orlando airport officials in Florida sue Melbourne airport for using 'Orlando' in its name

The lawsuit asks the court to bar Melbourne's aviation board from using "Orlando" in its airport's name, advertising or promotional materials.
USATODAY.com - Published

Fast-rail for the regions with $2b plan

The prime minister has committed $2 billion to building fast rail links between major cities and regional areas, with Melbourne to Geelong top of the list.
SBS - Published

Measles alert issued for metro Melbourne

Health authorities have issued a measles alert after a woman attended a number of events, including the Australian Grand Prix, while possibly infectious.
SBS - Published

High-speed rail 'very ambitious': Morrison

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says a high-speed rail link between Melbourne and Brisbane is "very ambitious", talking down the prospects of such a project.
SBS - Published

Virgin Australia apologizes after 9-year-old unaccompanied minor spends night in airport

An unaccompanied minor had to sleep over in an airport lounge in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday night after Virgin Australia diverted his plane.
USATODAY.com - Published

CBD Melbourne: Setting the standard in Kooyong

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg certainly can’t be accused of being a slouch. But he also can’t be credited with filling Victorian Liberal MPs with hope for the federal election, if a Tuesday night..
The Age - Published

'She was my best, best friend': Melbourne woman knew every face in Christchurch video

The images from the gunman's live stream felt to many like a scene ripped straight from a computer game. Not for Rubina Nawabi.
The Age - Published

Airbnb host in Australia sentenced to 11 years in prison for killing a guest over an $149 unpaid bill

airbnb host in australia sentenced to 11 years in prison for killing a guest over an $149 unpaid bill
An Australian man was sentenced to 11 years in prison for killing a guest who was staying at his Airbnb listed-home. Ramis Jonuzi, 36, was killed in October 2017 after staying at a home listed by Jason..
WorldNews - Published

Vic recycling woes 'disrespectful': group

The steps of parliament in Melbourne resembled a waste dump as activists called for action on Victoria's recycling "crisis".
SBS - Published

Vic Toyota factory becomes hydrogen plant

Toyota's old car manufacturing plant in Melbourne will be transformed into a hydrogen production centre to power vehicles using renewable energy.
SBS - Published

Recycling activists stage protest in Vic

The steps of parliament in Melbourne resembled a waste dump as activists called for action on Victoria's recycling "crisis".
SBS - Published

Alcohol linked to an irregular heartbeat

A study by Melbourne's Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute that's been presented in the US shows a link between alcohol consumption and an irregular heartbeat.
SBS - Published

CBD Melbourne: Teal season starts in Mornington

It comes as no surprise that Chisholm MP and former Liberal Julia Banks has been somewhat scarce in the inner Melbourne electorate now that she’s intent on cutting her former colleague Greg Hunt’s..
The Age - Published

CBD Melbourne: At capacity, trackside

Premier Daniel Andrews was a no-show at the Australian Grand Prix in Albert Park on Sunday. But at tyre-smoke central, the show went on.
The Age - Published

Hundreds gather at Melbourne vigil for Christchurch victims

Hundreds gathered in Melbourne on Saturday in a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings.
The Age - Published

New boarding house for remote Indigenous girls to study in Melbourne

Year 7 students at the Melbourne Indigenous Transition School use classrooms inside Richmond Football Club's Punt Road facility to transition to high school.
The Age - Published

Record lap gives Hamilton 6th straight pole at Australian GP

record lap gives hamilton 6th straight pole at australian gp
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton produced the fastest lap ever at the Australian Grand Prix to take pole position at the Formula One season opener for the sixth consecutive year. The..
WorldNews - Published

Anti-Islamophobia rally held in Melbourne

An anti-Islamophobia rally has been held in Melbourne in response to the mosque shootings, as the city shows solidarity with New Zealand.
SBS - Published

Bill Shorten slams hate speech 'jokers'

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has told Melbourne's Islamic community that Australians are "outraged, disgusted" over the New Zealand shootings.
SBS - Published

Shorten condemns Christchurch massacre

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has told Melbourne's Islamic community that Australians are "outraged, disgusted" over the New Zealand shootings.
SBS - Published

Thousands Of Young Students Around The World Stage Walkouts Over Climate Change

thousands of young students around the world stage walkouts over climate change
Students in Australia, New Zealand, India, and across Europe staged a walkout on Friday, leaving their classes behind to gather in public and protest government inaction on climate change, according to..
WorldNews - Published

Australian GP: Lewis Hamilton tops Sebastian Vettel in season's first practice

australian gp: lewis hamilton tops sebastian vettel in season's first practice
MELBOURNE: World champion Lewis Hamilton made a mockery of his claim that Ferrari would be half a second quicker at the Australian Grand Prix by clocking the fastest time in opening practice on Friday...
WorldNews - Published

Vic students rally against climate change

Thousands of school students have quit the classroom to rally in Melbourne as part of a national climate strike.
SBS - Published

Whiting's death sets sombre tone for opening F1 GP weekend

whiting's death sets sombre tone for opening f1 gp weekend
MELBOURNE, Australia — The sudden death of race director Charlie Whiting set a sombre tone for the first weekend of the Formula One season, with the attention to the regular rivalries such as Lewis..
WorldNews - Published

Charlie Whiting: F1 race director dies aged 66 on eve of season-opener in Melbourne

charlie whiting: f1 race director dies aged 66 on eve of season-opener in melbourne
Charlie Whiting, the head of Formula 1 for governing body the FIA and one of the most influential people in the sport for decades, dies aged 66.
BBC News - Published

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