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Australia: Virus-stricken cruise ship faces police probe
The disembarking of 2,700 passengers, some infected with the coronavirus, in Sydney a month ago is now being probed by police in Australia. Eleven of the country's 35 fatalities had been on board the Ruby Princess.
Sydney bushfire climate protest
14 Dec 2019
Up to 20,000 protesters rally in Sydney demanding urgent climate action from Australia's government, as bushfire smoke choking the city causes health problems to spike.
Bushfires blanket Sydney in smoke ahead of heat surge
30 Nov 2019
Officials advised Sydney residents to stay indoors as parts of Australia's most populous city were covered in smoke from nearby bushfires. Firefighters warned that more hot and windy days were on the way.
What’s killing Australia’s property boom?
18 Nov 2018
Australia’s once booming housing market is in the second year of is a sharp downturn. Prices in Sydney are falling at an annualized pace of about 8 percent, leaving house-hunters and property investors how much further there is to go.
Man sets himself on fire in Sydney
14 Feb 2018
Man sets himself on fire in Sydney.
Sydney welcomes in 2018 with annual fireworks spectacle
31 Dec 2017
Sydney hosts its annual fireworks spectacle to welcome in the New Year.
Six dead as seaplane crashes into Sydney river
31 Dec 2017
A seaplane crashed into a Sydney river on Sunday (December 31), killing six people on a "wine and dine" sightseeing flight ahead of the city's harbour-centred New Year's Eve celebrations.
Car chase ends in rescue for Sydney police
15 Oct 2017
Car chase ends in rescue for Sydney police.
Biggest same-sex marriage rally in Australian history
10 Sep 2017
The biggest demonstration for LGBTIQ rights in Australian history was attended by more than 20,000 people in Sydney on Sunday.
All Blacks coach says Wallabies a 'dangerous beast' ahead of Bledisloe
17 Aug 2017
All Balcks coach Steve Hansen said his side knows the Wallabies will be eager for a win as they prepare for the Bledisloe Cup encounter in Sydney.
80,000 people hit the streets of Sydney for fun run
13 Aug 2017
More than 80,000 runners take part in Sydney's annual City2Surf race with the 2016 champion defending his title in 42 minutes and 16 seconds.
Four arrested in alleged airplane bomb plot
30 Jul 2017
Anti-terrorism raids carried out across Sydney have thwarted an alleged plot to bring down an aircraft, according to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.