Talking Melbourne

Speculation over plane debris

The large piece of aircraft wreckage that washed up on Reunion Island appears to come from a wing.

8:45 AM   Debris found in the Indian Ocean is being examined to see if it is connected to missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

Bishop's apology 'not enough'

Speaker of the House of Representatives and federal member for Mackellar Bronwyn Bishop.

9:12 AM   Crossbench MP Clive Palmer is resolute he will move a motion of no-confidence despite Bronwyn Bishop's apology.

Bombings memorial trashed

Nick sent in this photo of the benches surrounding the memorial on Wednesday morning.

10:46 AM   The memorial to the victims of the Bali bombings is being trashed regularly and radical action is needed, says the Lord Mayor. 

Major search for missing teen

Emma Langworthy hasn't been seen since yesterday afternoon.

11:14 AM   Concerns are held for an 18-year-old girl who went missing on a run near Bendigo.

Goodes needs to 'lighten up'

The now infamous 2013 incident.

Jake Bourke 11:55 AM   The grandmother of the teenage girl who racially abused Adam Goodes in 2013 says the Sydney champion needs to "lighten up".

Brown on hanging up the boots

Jonathon Brown.

10:47 AM   Lions legend Jonathan Brown says it was confronting to read a doctor's insights after the accidental collision with a team mate in 2011.

Pesky seagulls setting up shop

The gulls are finding an attractive food source in Clayton.

7:42 AM   Thousands of seagulls are terrorising businesses in and around Clayton, making the most of landfill sites and discarded food.

Ideas factory: bid for legal levy

David Galbally QC has a plan to make access to the justice system far easier for ordinary Australians.

11:55 AM   Another levy should be introduced to cover Australians' legal costs, a leading legal figure says. 

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Sport

Tigers should 'throw kitchen sink' at Motlop

Jake Bourke 7:24 PM   Richmond should do whatever it takes to land Geelong livewire Steven Motlop, says Matthew Richardson.

Goodes to sit out

Adam Goodes won't play this weekend.

Jake Bourke 5:32 PM   Sydney champion Adam Goodes will not play against Adelaide this weekend.

Players considered boycott

Adam Goodes has been given time off by the Swans.

Some players considered boycotting games in support of Adam Goodes, says Caroline Wilson.

Life and Culture

Donna Demaio's Gossip Sheet

Donna Demaio 2:28 PM   Catch up on all the latest gossip, including where Hugh Jackman has been dining. 

It's a dream come true: Masterchef winner Billie McKay

MasterChef 2015 winner Billie McKay.

She may not have enjoyed milking the cows with her family, but she sure enjoyed cooking for them.

Blogging 101 with Little Miss Melbourne

Sarah Harrison aka Little Miss Melbourne runs a popular food and lifestyle blog about Melbourne

Ross and John get a crash course in blogging.