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Melbourne readies to exit world's longest COVID-19 lockdown

Since early August, residents in Australia's second-largest city have been in lockdown - their sixth during the pandemic.

By REUTERS
21/10/2021

Illegal Melbourne Rosh Hashanah service embarrasses community

Police were alerted to the unauthorized prayer service and after a long standoff, some of the congregants left the building and were issued with fines amid some scuffles.

Melbourne ultra-Orthodox school vandalized with 'Free Palestine' graffiti

Parents discovered the graffiti when dropping their children off at Cheder Levi Yitzchok school.

Malka Leifer

Leifer extradited to Australia after six years of legal battles

Leifer is wanted on 74 counts of sexual abuse and rape of minors.

A prison guard stands along a corridor in Tehran's Evin prison June 13, 2006.

Jailed British-Australian academic refuses Iran's offer to become a spy

"I am not a spy. I have never been a spy and I have no interest to work for a spying organization in any country. When I leave Iran, I want to be a free woman and live a free life."

Melbourne locals confront haredi Jews allegedly meeting during lockdown

A group of Jews who are believed to be part of the Satmar Hasidic group were filmed leaving the Adass Israel School in south Melbourne on Saturday night.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
14/10/2020

Uber driver asked to stop the car after passenger found out he was Jewish

"Stop here, I don't like Jews. I'm not going to ride with a Jew"

Haas, McLaren Formula One team members tested for coronavirus

McLaren said one team member had self-isolated in the hotel as a precaution.

By REUTERS
11/03/2020

F1 not certain season-opening grand prix will go ahead in Melbourne

The Chinese Grand Prix scheduled for Shanghai on April 19 has been called off as a result of the virus, which emerged in the central Chinese province of Hubei late last year.

By REUTERS
04/03/2020
Fire trucks are seen during a bushfire in Werombi, 50 km southwest of Sydney, Australia.

Bushfires rage out of control across southeast Australia

By late evening, Victoria had 14 fires rated at emergency or evacuate warning levels, and New South Wales had 11 rated emergency, with more than 150 others burning across the states.

By REUTERS
04/01/2020
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