Gulf Times - Melbourne
Australia scientists to share lab-grown coronavirus to hasten vaccine efforts

Australia scientists to share lab-grown coronavirus to hasten vaccine efforts

A team of scientists in Australia said on Wednesday they have successfully developed a lab-grown version of the new coronavirus, the first to be recreated outside of China ...

One dead in shooting outside Australia nightclub, three injured

One dead in shooting outside Australia nightclub, three injured

A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted "horrific injuries" that killed a security guard and wounded three men, police said on Sunday, but there was no suggestion yet that the attack was terror-related.

Bottas wins Australian Grand Prix for Mercedes

Bottas wins Australian Grand Prix for Mercedes

Valtteri Bottas capitalised on a late pitstop to upset his world champion team mate Lewis Hamilton and clinch the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday.

Five properties destroyed in Australian bushfires

Five properties destroyed in Australian bushfires

At least five properties have been lost in two out-of-control bushfires and more are at risk in Australia's south-eastern state of Victoria, officials said Sunday.

India praised for ‘perfect finish’ to historic Australia tour

India praised for ‘perfect finish’ to historic Australia tour

India's cricketers are being hailed a once-in-a-generation side as the World Cup looms, capping off a ‘perfect finish’ to their historic Australia tour with a maiden one-day international bilateral series victory.

Three charged over alleged Melbourne terror plot

Three charged over alleged Melbourne terror plot

Three men who allegedly plotted "chilling" terror attacks in Melbourne were charged early Tuesday, less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage inspired by the Islamic State group left two dead in Australia's second city, police said.

Melbourne attacker inspired by Islamic State: Australian police

Melbourne attacker inspired by Islamic State: Australian police

A man who set fire to a gas-laden truck in the centre of Melbourne and fatally stabbed one person before he was shot by police was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group ...

Gas-laden truck set afire, three stabbed, one dead in Australia terror attack

Gas-laden truck set afire, three stabbed, one dead in Australia terror attack

A Somali-born man set fire to a pickup truck laden with gas cylinders in the centre of the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday and stabbed three people, killing one, before he was shot by police in a rampage they called an act of terrorism.

Vienna topples Melbourne in 'most liveable city' ranking

Vienna topples Melbourne in 'most liveable city' ranking

It is the first time a European metropolis has topped the annual chart compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit which identifies the best urban playgrounds to live and work in.

Pilot killed after light plane crashes in Melbourne

Pilot killed after light plane crashes in Melbourne

The plane came down on Scarlet Street, Mordialloc, a narrow tree-lined street.

Qatar Airways acquires Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

Qatar Airways acquires Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

The Sheraton Melbourne joins a growing list of distinguished establishments acquired and managed by Dhiafatina Hotels.

Tearful Federer wins Australian Open for 20th Grand Slam title

Tearful Federer wins Australian Open for 20th Grand Slam title

The Swiss defending champion dropped his only sets of the tournament before completing a 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 win over the sixth seeded Croatian in 3hr 3min.