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Teenager dies after Mornington Peninsula cliff fall

Vanessa Desloires A teenager has died after falling down a 40-metre cliff on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.

Pair in hospital after Mornington assault

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Caroline Zielinski Two men have been taken to hospital, one of the men with serious facial injuries, after an assault in Melbourne's south-east.

Unconscious man found in Mornington

A 28-year-old man was found unconscious and bleeding from the mouth in Mornington.

Adam Cooper Police consider viewing CCTV vision from Mornington venues to determine man's injury cause.

Man charged over Mornington mall assault

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Megan Levy A man has been arrested at a house in Melbourne's south-east this morning following a brutal bashing in a Mornington mall last month that left a man fighting for his life in hospital.

Church-goers, activists come together for Walk for Justice for Refugees rally

Rally for the rights of Asylum Seekers.
Placard of Reza Berati the man killed in the Manus Island riots.

Steve Lillebuen A cluster of choir singers serenaded Sunday city-goers in Melbourne as an enticement to join their rally in support of asylum seekers.

Lamborghini crashes into Flinders shop

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Chris Vedelago A birthday spin in a rented Lamborghini Gallardo came to crashing halt on Saturday after the driver lost control of the $180,000 sports car and plowed into a vacant surf shop in the seaside town of...

Hells Angel bikie faces bomb charges

Hells Angels

Nick Toscano A Hells Angels member stands accused of bombing rival gangs' businesses and clubhouses.

Council rejects Lindsay Fox bid to remove Portsea easement

Royce Millar and Chris Vedelago Trucking mogul Lindsay Fox's Portsea expansion plans have suffered a setback.

Hundreds farewell Luke Batty

Luke Batty

Nick Toscano Hundreds of mourners have gathered on the Mornington Peninsula to farewell slain 11-year-old Luke Batty on Friday.

Mourners to wear yellow in Luke Batty's memory

Luke Batty

Mourners will turn a Victorian community yellow in remembrance of 11-year-old Luke Batty as they gather for his funeral.

Arson suspected in Victorian bushfires

Bushfires threaten properties near Kilmore South. 10th February 2014.
Photo by Jason South

Carolyn Webb and Aisha Dow Police suspect nine of the state's bushfires in the past few days were deliberately lit.

Melbourne Express: Wednesday, February 12

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Melbourne Express: Thursday, February 13

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 12:  Torah Bright of Australia reacts after competing in the Snowboard Women's Halfpipe Qualification Heats on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Angus Holland Melbourne Express is a live daily blog bringing you what you need to hit the day running - news, weather and transport updates, and compelling content from The Age and beyond.

Melbourne Express: Friday, February 14

Angus Holland Melbourne Express is a live daily blog bringing you what you need to hit the day running - news, weather and transport updates, and compelling content from The Age and beyond.

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Former Speaker Ken Smith won't run for Geoff Shaw's seat of Frankston

Ken Smith

Former Victorian Speaker Ken Smith has backed away from a preselection contest for rebel independent MP Geoff Shaw's seat of Frankston.

Luke Batty's violent death will trigger deep fears in young children, say experts

The Age Facebook photo of Luke Batty, 11yo.

Beau Donelly 'It shakes them to their core. And it makes them feel like the rest of the world isn't safe any more.'

Primary school principals shut down religious education classes

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Konrad Marshall Hundreds of primary school principals have stopped offering weekly religious education in schools, despite a legal obligation to offer the classes.

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Speeding, hoon blitz catches 10,000 on Peninsula Link freeway

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Caroline Zielinski More than 10,000 motorists have been caught speeding on Peninsula Link in one month, with some driving at well over 150km/h.

Rescued from the scrap heap, landmark Water Tower Clock set to return to Spencer Street

Historical clock

Carolyn Webb A giant 19th-century clock that was a landmark for generations of Melburnians before being discarded for scrap in the 1960s, will be a city landmark once again.

Charity to mark Luke Batty's tragic death

Luke Batty

Melissa Singer Friends of Luke Batty's mother have set up a fund to raise money for charity so that 'something good' can come of his gruesome death.