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Blaze at giant Tesla battery farm takes firefighters four days to put out

‘This is the first Megapack fire that’s ever happened in the world, is our understanding’ Elon Musk rocket landing fail A fire at one of Tesla’s Megapack battery farm projects in Australia burned for almost four days. It took about 150 firefighters and 30 fire trucks to control the blaze in at least two of the 13-tonne lithium batteries housed inside shipping containers at the Victoria Big Battery project, according to the Country Fire Authority.

independent.co.uk ,  2h 5
Blaze at giant Tesla battery farm takes firefighters four days to put out

The only 3 places in the world where a pint of beer costs more than London

According to a new study you'll pay an eye-watering £5.73 on average in San Francisco It's a real pity that a beer-loving nation like England has a capital city notorious for overpriced lagers, ales and IPAs. But we are not alone after a new study identified three cities in the world with more expensive beer than London.

mylondon.news ,  4h 9
The only 3 places in the world where a pint of beer costs more than London

Back to work! Nadia Bartel lays in a bathtub full of makeup during a photoshoot - after admitting she's struggled during lockdown

Nadia Bartel was back at work on Monday after Melbourne's brief lockdown. The 35-year-old was on the set of a photoshoot, during which she bathed in a tub of makeup. The former WAG was in her element, beaming as makeup was shoved around her in a series of Instagram Stories.

dailymail.co.uk ,  7h 0
Back to work! Nadia Bartel lays in a bathtub full of makeup during a photoshoot - after admitting she's struggled during lockdown

Sport 2050: Beneath the dome - how cricket could look due to climate change

Cricket has been warned. The sport will be one of the worst affected by climate change if nothing is done. So what does cricket in 2050 look like? BBC Sport has imagined a version of the future where intelligent 'bio-domes' create an atmosphere like nothing we have seen... yet.

bbc.com ,  8h 0
Sport 2050: Beneath the dome - how cricket could look due to climate change

Delight for couple after Failsworth pub landlord given visa to avoid being deported

A PUB landlord who was in danger of being deported to Australia has won his battle to stay in the country. Russell Young moved from Melbourne to live with his future wife Tracie before they got married in 2016 and he was granted a visa. The Sun Inn pub in Failsworth, where Tracie worked, went up for sale and she and Russell bought it, putting together savings and money from family.

theoldhamtimes.co.uk ,  9h 5
Delight for couple after Failsworth pub landlord given visa to avoid being deported

Inside filthy home where evil couple abused slave and scalded with boiling water

Kandasamy and Kumuthini Kannan kept a 67-year-old grandmother as their slave in conditions so bad she had gangrene and no teeth - and the sadistic pair even poured boiling water on their victim Chilling pictures of a grim bedroom where an Indian grandmother was forced to work as a slave on just one hour's sleep each night have been released for the first time.

dailystar.co.uk ,  12h 1606
Inside filthy home where evil couple abused slave and scalded with boiling water

Australia Tesla battery blaze under control after three days

A blaze at a massive Tesla battery site in Australia that started three days ago was brought under control on Monday, firefighters said. Emergency services were first called to the Victoria Big Battery project — built by French renewable energy firm Neoen using Tesla batteries — on Friday morning.

24matins.uk ,  12h 1
Australia Tesla battery blaze under control after three days

How Covid is on track to ruin a beloved Australian Olympic tradition: Lockdowns and tough restrictions shoot down parades for Tokyo heroes

The parades see thousands flock to welcome home our athletes after the games With current state lockdowns and border restrictions, the events are in doubt The Australian team will also have to quarantine for two weeks upon return Lord Mayor of Melbourne hopes to stage event in the state for the community

dailymail.co.uk ,  15h 0
How Covid is on track to ruin a beloved Australian Olympic tradition: Lockdowns and tough restrictions shoot down parades for Tokyo heroes

A pop-up park is coming to Queen Victoria Market

After recently opening a brand-new underground carpark, there's more movement over at Melbourne's famous Queen Victoria Market. This icon of Melbourne will soon be home to its own pop-up park. Works on the new Market Square pop-up are set to begin in August and once completed the park will stay open for a minimum of two years.

timeout.com ,  16h 0
A pop-up park is coming to Queen Victoria Market

Royal British Legion stalwart caught drink-driving 'will never drive again'

He's sold his car and bought a bike A Derbyshire motorist, who told a court he runs a local branch of the Royal British Legion, has admitted to drink-driving. Alan Blockley said since being caught he has sold his car, bought a bike and does not want his licence back.

derbytelegraph.co.uk ,  18h 0
Royal British Legion stalwart caught drink-driving 'will never drive again'

Unvaccinated Australians WILL be banned from AFL, NRL and cricket after MCG super-spreader kicked off Melbourne's fifth lockdown

Unvaccinated sports fans could soon be banned from attending stadium games Venues NSW is working on plans to introduce a vaccination passport for fans Victorian government is also considering new measures at their state venues Fears have been raised that stadiums could be super-spreaders for Covid-19 . Plans are already underway to make 'vaccine passports' mandatory in New South Wales while a similar approach is being considered in Victoria.

dailymail.co.uk ,  20h 0
Unvaccinated Australians WILL be banned from AFL, NRL and cricket after MCG super-spreader kicked off Melbourne's fifth lockdown

How to make your bathtub sparkle without harsh scrubbing: Mum shares her simple DIY recipe - and her other bathroom secrets

Chantel Mila, from Melbourne, shared how you can make your bathtub sparkle She said you don't have to use harsh chemicals to get a perfect finish Chantel recommends using warm white vinegar and some natural dish soap Previously, she revealed how to get spa-worthy towels at home by folding

dailymail.co.uk ,  20h 36
How to make your bathtub sparkle without harsh scrubbing: Mum shares her simple DIY recipe - and her other bathroom secrets

Victoria Covid restrictions: latest update to Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus rules explained

As Covid cases decrease in Melbourne, Victoria’s restrictions have been eased. Is there a travel radius limit? Is mask-wearing compulsory? Are home visits limited again? Here are the new rules Victoria announced the end of its fifth lockdown on Tuesday 27 July. While the stay-at-home orders were lifted, restrictions on visitors to your home remain in place.

theguardian.com ,  21h 0
Victoria Covid restrictions: latest update to Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus rules explained

Inside Simone Callahan's $2.7million beachside retreat on the Mornington Peninsula as she's revealed as the property's mystery buyer

Simone Callahan, the ex-wife of cricket legend Shane Warne, has been revealed as the mystery buyer of a spectacular Mornington Peninsula home. The model and yoga enthusiast, 51, spent $2.7million on an oceanside retreat in Somers, a small town about 90km south-east of Melbourne's city centre.

dailymail.co.uk ,  21h 1
Inside Simone Callahan's $2.7million beachside retreat on the Mornington Peninsula as she's revealed as the property's mystery buyer

Cafe launches a giant 3kg BBQ meat loaded nachos served on a SHOVEL

An American-style cafe have revealed their newest, and giant, twist on nachos Third Wave Cafe in Melbourne are offering the 3kilogram nacho feast in August They come with 500gms of corn chips and are topped with a 1.2kg dinosaur rib A cafe known for its outrageous menu options has revealed it's newest creation - a giant 3kg BBQ meat loaded mountain of nachos.

dailymail.co.uk ,  21h 2
Cafe launches a giant 3kg BBQ meat loaded nachos served on a SHOVEL

Inside the squalid room where an evil couple kept a grandmother as a slave earning $3 a day for years - before she was found weighing 40kg in a pool of urine with GANGRENE and no teeth

Cruel and cramped conditions where a domestic slave was kept are revealed The victim vanished for eight years until found when she collapsed in the house The couple who exploited the grandmother have both been sentenced to jail The ramshackle bedroom where an Indian grandmother was held as a domestic slave and only allowed to sleep one hour a night has been revealed for the first time since her evil captors were sentenced to prison.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1d 0
Inside the squalid room where an evil couple kept a grandmother as a slave earning $3 a day for years - before she was found weighing 40kg in a pool of urine with GANGRENE and no teeth

Nathan Buckley's girlfriend Alex Pike shows off her incredible abs and trim figure in skin-tight activewear on a walk with friends in Melbourne

Footy WAG Alex Pike works hard for her incredibly toned figure and isn't shy in showing it off. The glamorous girlfriend of retired AFL coach Nathan Buckley revealed her washboard abs and trim physique while out on a walk in Melbourne on Saturday. Joined by pals, the 44-year-old looked nothing short of sensational as she pounded the pavement in a skin-tight purple crop top and matching leggings.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1d 0
Nathan Buckley's girlfriend Alex Pike shows off her incredible abs and trim figure in skin-tight activewear on a walk with friends in Melbourne

Reno madness! Brendan and Alex Fevola watch TV in an empty lounge room as they move back into their unfinished home

They are currently renovating their Melbourne home. And on Sunday, Brendan Fevola revealed he and his wife Alex have moved back into their unfinished home. The former AFL star, 40, shared a video to Instagram of the pair sitting in their empty lounge room watching television.

dailymail.co.uk ,  1d 0
Reno madness! Brendan and Alex Fevola watch TV in an empty lounge room as they move back into their unfinished home

The best art exhibitions in Melbourne this month

Winter is traditionally an art-stravaganza in Melbourne and the city is definitely living up to that reputation this month. This August, some of our favourite art exhibitions in Melbourne including Maree Clarke's striking retrospective Ancestral Memories at the Ian Potter Centre and Carolyn Menzies take on steel wool (yes, the household cleaning product) in Of Slender Means.

timeout.com ,  1m 0
The best art exhibitions in Melbourne this month