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Courtney Herron: woman murdered in Melbourne park died from 'horrendous bashing'

Victoria police said Herron, who had no fixed address, was killed in Royal Park on Friday nightCourtney Herron, a 25-year-old woman of no fixed address, has been identified as the victim of “a horrendous bashing” on Friday night that occurred before she was found dead in Royal Park in Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria police say.The latest victim of violence directed at a young woman alone on Melbourne’s streets at night, Herron’s death has horrified Melbourne. Continue reading...
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Parkville murder: Melbourne reacts with horror as police hunt killer

Police are still trying to identify a woman whose body was found in Melbourne’s Royal ParkPolice are still trying to identify a woman whose body was found in Melbourne’s Royal Park while her killer remains at large.Dog walkers found the woman’s body among logs and trees near the North Park tennis club just before 9.30am on Saturday. Continue reading...
Tags: Melbourne, Australia news, Victoria, Australian police and policing


Woman found dead in Parkville, Melbourne in 'horrendous crime'

The body, yet to be identified, was discovered in the area between the Melbourne Zoo and Royal Children’s hospitalA woman’s body has been found in Melbourne between the Melbourne Zoo and the Royal Children’s hospital, in what police have described as a “horrendous crime”.They have cordoned off a large section of the Royal park in Parkville, encompassing North Park Tennis Club and the Flemington Road Cricket Oval, as well as Elliott Avenue. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Australian police and policing, Melbourne, Crime - Australia


'Elusive and cryptic lizard': hunt on in Melbourne for endangered grassland earless dragon

Newly discovered species could soon be the first reptile on the Australian mainland to be declared extinctA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on mainland Australia to be declared extinct.A taxonomic survey of the grassland earless dragon, published in the Royal Society Open Science journal this week, discovered that the species classified as Tympanocryptis pinguicolla was in fact four species – one of whic...
Tags: Endangered species, Animals, Conservation, Environment, Wildlife, Reptiles, Victoria, Australia news, Melbourne, Endangered habitats


Man acquitted of Russell Street bombing charged with raping teenagers in 1980s

Peter Michael Komiazyk remanded in custody as bomber Craig Minogue charged with same 38 offencesA man acquitted of charges relating to Melbourne’s deadly Russell Street bombing has spent a night in custody after being accused of the abductions and rapes of two teenagers more than 30 years ago.Peter Michael Komiazyk, 61, also known as Peter Reed, faced Melbourne magistrates court on Thursday night and was remanded to appear again on Friday. He has been charged with 38 counts of abduction by force...
Tags: Melbourne, Crime - Australia, Australia news, Victoria, Rape and sexual assault, Australian police and policing


NASA says Maxar will build the first big piece for Gateway station in lunar orbit

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine today announced that the first major component for a future mini-space station in lunar orbit will be provided by Maxar Technologies. "The contractor that will be building that element is … drum roll … Maxar," Bridenstine said during a talk at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, south of NASA's Kennedy Space Center. "Maxar is going to be building that for the United States of America." Maxar's SSL manufacturing subsidiary will build the Po...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Melbourne, United States of America, Florida Institute of Technology, Kennedy Space Center, Jim Bridenstine, Bridenstine, Maxar Technologies, Maxar, Power and Propulsion Element


Google Assistant gets NYC subway arrival times ahead of MTA Google Pay support

Next week, New York City’s Metro Transit Authority will be adding contactless payment support for Google Pay. In the meantime, Google’s getting ready by bringing a key new commuting feature to Android. Starting today, NYC straphangers can use Google Assistant to find out the ETA of the next train. Saying, “Hey Google, when is the next 4 train arriving?” or “Hey Google, when is the next train?” Will pop up its estimated arrival in each direction, along with walking directions to the closet sta...
Tags: Travel, Google, Transportation, Mobile, Maps, NYC, Subway, New York City, Brooklyn, Mta, Manhattan, Melbourne, Google-Maps, Eta, Grand Central, Metro Transit Authority


Your commute just got easier with Google Pay and the Assistant

To make your morning commute easier and less time consuming, we’ve been working with transit agencies in more than 30 cities around the world—from London to Singapore to Moscow—to enable Google Pay and simplify how you ride on public transit. New York City now joins that list of destinations. Starting May 31st, The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will enable the “pay per ride” feature on your phone with a public pilot at select subway stations and Staten Island buses. And we continue...
Tags: Google, London, Singapore, New York City, Mta, Moscow, Melbourne, Google Maps, Staten Island, Eta, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metropolitan Transportation Authority MTA, Google Pay, OMNY, Atlantic Avenue Barclays Center, MetroCard Using Google


Simmons, Mills in extended Boomers squad for FIBA World Cup

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ben Simmons, Andrew Bogut, Patty Mills and Aron Baynes are among the NBA players picked in an extended Australia squad to prepare for the FIBA World Cup. Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis announced a 17-man squad on Thursday for warmup games the U.S. team and Canada in August. Simmons, who missed Australia’s […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Canada, Nba, Melbourne, FIBA, Australia AP, Simmons, Aron Baynes, Andrej Lemanis, Simmons Mills, Ben Simmons Andrew Bogut Patty Mills, FIBA World Cup Boomers


Paulinho squeezes Guangzhou into last 16, super-sub saves Kashima

Guangzhou (AFP) – Former Barcelona star Paulinho edged two-time winners Guangzhou Evergrande into the AFC Champions League last 16 Wednesday, while title-holders Kashima Antlers had to come from a goal behind to avoid an embarrassing group stage exit.  The midfielder’s second-half header was the difference for Fabio Cannavaro’s side in a tense 1-0 home win over South Korea’s Daegu, who had only needed to avoid defeat to finish second in Group F. In Japan, a quickfire double from substitute Sho ...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Japan, Australia, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Melbourne, Ac Milan, Paulinho, Sanfrecce Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Afc Champions League, Kashima Antlers, Urawa Red Diamonds, Keisuke Honda


Best Road Trip Destinations From Melbourne

You have decided that it’s time to get away from the bustling city life and explore scenic destinations from Melbourne. Now is a great time to plan for a road trip! Gather some travel companions and brainstorm on some of the road trip destinations that you should explore. And while you are on the road you can pass time by playing Australian slots. If you lack ideas, here are some popular destinations that you can introduce into your itinerary. Mount Macedon As you begin driving from Melbourne, ...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Torquay, Victoria, Melbourne, Travel Blog, Wilson, Dandenong Ranges, Great Ocean Road, Ballarat, Squeaky Beach, Mount Oberon, Great Ocean Road The Great Ocean Road, Mount Macedon, Tieve Tara Gardens, Sanatorium Lake


Ball Park Music – Beach Hotel

w/ special guests Sweater Curse & Butternut Sweetheart. The Beach Hotel, Friday 24 May from 8pm, tickets available online at www.oztix.com.au  Ball Park Music are pleased to announce that they will take their hit record GOOD MOOD to regional towns and cities across Australia. The Good Good Mood Tour will boast an extensive twenty-one date run and take the band to cities they’ve never played before. 2018 was another benchmark year for Brisbane’s melancholic-pop masters. Their fifth album GOOD MOO...
Tags: Travel, News, Australia, Culture, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Byron Bay, Riverstage Fremantle Arts Centre


Federal election 2019: Chris Bowen pulls out of Labor leadership race – as it happened

Anthony Albanese is currently the only candidate, as Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday. This blog has now closed‘Fed up’: Queensland premier calls for Adani coalmine approvals timeline this weekEnvironment minister Melissa Price’s allies say she was gagged for ‘tactical’ reasons in electionJulia Banks bows out of politics with parting shot at ‘haters’ 8.25am BST So right now we have ScoMo v Albo, or possibly (we’ll find out tomorrow) a Jimbo.But it’s time for the blog to go ...
Tags: Labor, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Adani Group, Carmichael Coalmine, Adani


Federal election 2019: Chris Bowen pulls out of Labor leadership race – politics live

Anthony Albanese is currently the only candidate, as Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday. All the day’s events, live 6.59am BST Well that has been a rollercoaster.Although the sooner Labor sorts this out, the sooner it will turn its attention to, you know, the government. 6.55am BST I feel for Chris & I know it would’ve been hard for him to pull out. I’m being encouraged to nominate for leader & I’ll now consider my options overnight. @AustralianLabor needs to rebuild, re...
Tags: Labor, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy, Chris, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Adani Group, Carmichael Coalmine, Adani


Federal election 2019: Chris Bowen set to pull out of Labor leadership race – politics live

Anthony Albanese looks likely to be elected unopposed, as Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday. All the day’s events, live 6.18am BST . @murpharoo hi. hey there’s no mention in my story whatsoever of a deal between @AlboMP and @JEChalmers. I don’t point to a deal. It’s just where I am being told it will end up 6.13am BST Senior Labor players are in no doubt that Chris Bowen is pulling out of the leadership ballot at his press conference this afternoon. I’ve also checked the...
Tags: Labor, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Adani Group, Carmichael Coalmine, Chalmers, Adani


Federal election 2019: Penny Wong and Kristina Keneally join Labor MPs backing Albanese for leadership – politics live

ALP searches for a new leader to replace Bill Shorten as Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday. All the day’s events, live 5.19am BST I'm not saying "economic anxiety" isn't often a euphemism for racism. But we prob should stop wondering why Townsville people are receptive to any hope of jobs pic.twitter.com/W4ir9Xa2DiYou’ll notice how often jobs comes up in this piece. Townsville is absolutely struggling. And minor parties did make all the difference Related: The story behin...
Tags: Labor, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Tasmania, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Townsville, Adani Group, Carmichael Coalmine


Federal election 2019: more Labor MPs back Anthony Albanese for party leadership – politics live

The ALP’s searches for a new leader to replace Bill Shorten as Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday. All the day’s events, live 4.01am BST So far, the public declarations of support are coming out for Anthony AlbaneseTasmanian labor MP @BrianMitchellMP throwing his support behind @AlboMP for the labor leadership. #auspol #politas pic.twitter.com/M160QygPOo 3.58am BST I’m backing @AlboMP for Labor Leader and future PM! #auspol pic.twitter.com/9ifXEsZwB5 Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Adani Group, Carmichael Coalmine, Adani, Chris Bowen, Palaszczuk


Federal election 2019: Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday – politics live

The ALP’s quest for a new leader to replace Bill Shorten continues after Scott Morrison won the Australian election. All the day’s events, live 3.19am BST The last paragraph of this statement may as well be surrounded in fire emojisStatement - Julia Banks pic.twitter.com/pCvNN2ZoQt 2.53am BST The Queensland government has effectively called for an approval timeline for the Adani mine to be decided by Friday. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Adani Group, Carmichael Coalmine, Adani


Inspired Words – Ally

Deciding to celebrate with an elegant, inner city Wedding, Ally and Steve tied the knot in Richmond. Their reception at the Botanic Gardens, was filled with warmth and fun with guests being able to enjoy the balmy night. Ally shares her words of advice after planning a perfect Melbourne wedding! Give yourself time to plan! Continue reading Inspired Words – Ally
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Federal election 2019: Penny Wong endorses Albanese for Labor leadership – politics live

The ALP’s quest for a new leader to replace Bill Shorten continues after Scott Morrison won the Australian election. All the day’s events, live 2.15am BST The early and interstate votes will now be counted 1.2m declaration votes - votes cast at early voting centres, interstate voting centres & with mobile teams - are joining counts today. #ausvotes #auspol pic.twitter.com/yYkem2xp7M 2.14am BST Question: What about Bill Shorten potentially lobbying on behalf of Chris Bowen?Penny Wong: As ...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Bill, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Chris Bowen, Australian election 2019, Albanese for Labor, Chris Bowen?Penny Wong


Federal election 2019: Penny Wong to endorse Albanese for Labor leadership – politics live

The ALP’s quest for a new leader to replace Bill Shorten continues after Scott Morrison won the Australian election. All the day’s events, live 1.16am BST So that’s Kristina Keneally and Penny Wong in support of Anthony Albanese, who is also thought to have the support of Tony Burke, Joel Fitzgibbon, Pat Conroy, Mark Butler and Andrew Giles. 1.13am BST It’s all [email protected] backing @AlboMP for the Labor leadership #auspol @AmyRemeikis Continue reading...
Tags: Labor, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese, Penny Wong, Kristina Keneally, Chris Bowen, Andrew Giles, Australian election 2019


Nadine & Anday’s Contemporary & Elegant South Melbourne Wedding

Nadine & Anday With the sun setting over the city, Nadine and Anday said their vows in a contemporary and modern celebration. Set in South Melbourne and effortlessly glamorous, today’s wedding was planned with elegant detail! Smitten Wedding Photography captured the day. Anday and Nadine met the old fashioned way, in a bar! The bride remembers, ”After chatting, we soon realised we had the same taste in music and were attending the same festival in Queensland the following January.” After a serie...
Tags: Wedding, Queensland, Melbourne, Nadine, Australia - Victoria, Bride, Ballarat, South Melbourne, Inspired Weddings, Anday, Smitten Wedding Photography, Nadine Anday


I tried Barry’s Bootcamp, the intense fitness class that's become a hub of VC networking and tech deals. I walked out with a lot of sweat but no funding.

Lee Edwards, a partner at early-stage venture firm Root Ventures, tweeted Thursday "The 3 B's of venture deals: Barry's, The Battery, and Burning Man." The first B is Barry's Bootcamp, an intense bootcamp-style fitness program that is known for its pricey camouflage workout gear, club-like atmosphere, and intimidating instructors. I did the program's signature "Full Body" workout in one of its San Francisco studios, and I left without funding but plenty of sweat. Visit Business Insider's home...
Tags: Washington, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Paypal, Marine, Dubai, Patagonia, Melbourne, Barry, Jay, Crossfit, Stockholm, Founders Fund, Elizabeth Holmes, Bay Area


Refugee footballer votes after getting Australian citizenship

Melbourne (AFP) – A refugee footballer who was detained in Thailand and threatened with extradition to Bahrain said he “feels great” after voting in Australia’s election Saturday. Hakeem al-Araibi, who became an Australian at a... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Australia, Sport, Thailand, Soccer, Melbourne, Bahrain, Afp, Hakeem Al Araibi


‘Crypto exchange’ Goxtrade caught using other people’s photos on its staff page

Alleged cryptocurrency exchange Goxtrade bills itself as a “trusted platform for trading bitcoins,” but its staff page is filled with photos of people of pulled seemingly at random from the internet. The alleged exchange, which claimed to debut in 2017 yet its website is only a little more than a week old, used photos taken from social media profiles and other company websites not associated with the company. Bizarrely, the alleged exchange didn’t bother to change all of the names of the people ...
Tags: Security, London, Money, Germany, Tech, Economy, Bitcoin, Melbourne, Ryan Gosling, Illinois, Cloudflare, Cryptocurrencies, Phishing, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Yandex


Weekly Roundup, Friday 17 May 2019

The ancient town of St Malo on the Brittany coast, where we’ll now be spending the first half of our French “land cruise” this September. Good morningAs you can see in the image immediately above, I’ve made some exciting changes to our French tour this September.  Several readers had suggested that instead of an entire week in one place, we consider splitting the tour into half a week in each of two places.  While I love the idea of long one-week stays, I’m not totally tone-deaf to what you tell...
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Federal election 2019: Bill Shorten says Labor will take climate 'emergency' seriously – politics live

Scott Morrison evades questions over suspected murderers allowed into Australia. All the day’s events, live 6.12am BST On the Politico Europe story, which Scott Morrison all but confirmed at the National Press Conference (although not much else) Chris Bowen says:To be honest, I have seen social media reports. That is the full extent of my knowledge. Obviously, this needs to be thoroughly explained by the government and if there is a change of government I would expect a new government to see...
Tags: Labor, Australia, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Coalition, Australian politics, Sydney, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, National party, Barnaby Joyce, Australian economy, East West Link


Northleaf recruits Sophia Damianou as managing director, EMEA

Northleaf Capital Partners has hired Sophia Damianou as managing director, business development, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Operating from Northleaf’s London office, Damianou will lead initiatives to develop relationships with institutional investors, consultants and advisors across the EMEA region. Damianou was previously director of marketing and investor relations at CapeView Capital, a U.K. hedge fund manager. Before then, she managed EMEA business development for Mesirow Financial....
Tags: Europe, London, Africa, US, Toronto, Trends, People, United States, Middle East, OECD, Melbourne, Capeview Capital, EMEA, Sophia, Canada Europe, Columbia Business School


90-Year-Old Composer Disrupts Opera Opening With 50-Year-Old Grudge Against Company

Just as the lights were going down at the State Theatre in Melbourne for the start of Opera Australia’s Rigoletto, George Dreyfus stood up and started yelling through a megaphone about the fact that the company had never produced the opera it had commissioned from him in 1969 and he turned in the following year. He went on for more than ten minutes at which point the police arrived. – Limelight (Australia)
Tags: Art, Music, Australia, Melbourne, George Dreyfus, 05.13.19


The Big Trip to North America

Day 1 652019 Melbourne LA PhoenixAt the airport early and with a quick check in with having premium Economy seats made the process so much easier and quicker. Again quite seamless going though immigration and then breakfast. The directions from
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