Police start their investigations outside service apartments in Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday.  Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday police were treating a deadly siege in the southern city of Melbourne as an “act of terrori(...)

 A pram is seen on the corner of Bourke and William Street. Photograph: Julian Smith/EPA

A man with a history of mental health and drug abuse issues has driven into a street crowded with pedestrians in Melbourne, killing at least four peop(...)

Police said the suspects had planned attacks on a number of sites including Melbourne’s Flinders Street train station. File photograph: Mayall/ullstein bild via Getty Images

Police in Melbourne have arrested seven suspects who allegedly planned a series of bomb attacks in the heart of Australia’s second largest city on Chr(...)

A file image of Australian Cardinal George Pell. Photograph: Reuters

Cardinal George Pell, the Australian-born Vatican treasurer, is being investigated by police in relation to multiple allegations of child abuse in his(...)