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Trapped Corgi Rescued From Underneath Railway Track

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A missing Corgi has been reunited with her owner after Sydney Trains workers found the pooch trapped beneath railway sleepers on a bridge near Lewisham.

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National

'Shark' Sighting At Popular Sydney Swimming Spot

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A juvenile shark is believed to have been spotted near the Bay Run, in Sydney's inner west, with its fin poking just above the water in an area sometimes used by children for wading and kayaking.

National

National

Sydney Trains Releases Plan To Stay On Track During Pandemic

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Sydney trains will continue to operate but commuters are advised to consider options like working from home to reduce passenger numbers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

News

News

The Future Of Farming Might Already Be Here, Inside A Shipping Container

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On Hugh McGilligan's farm, it's a perfect summer's day, 16 hours a day, every single day of the year.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged After Allegedly Impersonating Cop So He Could Sniff Woman's Shoes

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A Sydney man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly used fake police identification to convince a woman to hand over her shoes so he could sniff them.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

'Some People Are Just Stupid': Hundreds Still Flock To Beach Shut Over Coronavirus Fears

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Authorities have again had to blast hundreds of people who turned up to a Sydney beach, despite it being closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. 

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Panic At The Disco: Why Virtual Partying Is Surprisingly Fun

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Dancing in the lounge room while the DJ on our screen yelled "COVID-19, we're in this together!" was a mix of joy and absurdity in a time marked by so much confusion and anxiety.

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Exclusive

Gamblers At The Star Seen Sitting Side By Side, As Crown Casino Forced To Social Distance

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Images obtained by 10 daily show social distancing measures announced by the Prime Minister on Friday were not enforced on the gambling floor at The Star in Sydney the next day.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Dance Like No One's Watching: Sydney Launches First Online Nightclub

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While social distancing is throwing the entertainment industry off beat, coronavirus simply can't stop the music with a group of Sydney DJs launching a virtual nightclub Friday night.

National

National

Shocking Images Show How Sydney's Iconic Beach Suburbs Were Hit By Drought

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Drought usually inspires imagery of dusty outback paddocks and cracked dams but a new photography series shows the big dry was a lot closer to home than Sydneysiders may have realised.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Vivid Festival Cancelled Over Coronavirus Concerns

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Sydney's iconic Vivid festival has been cancelled, after the federal government called for the canning of large events over coronavirus concerns.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Man Dies In Sydney From Coronavirus

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A man in his 80s has become Australia's third coronavirus death, passing away in Sydney overnight.

News

News

Man 'Caught In Bitter Love Triangle' Stabbed

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A nasty love triangle is allegedly the reason a 22-year-old man was stabbed in Haberfield in Sydney's inner-west on Sunday.

National

National

Protesters Removed From Sydney's Mardi Gras After Targeting Liberal Party Float

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At least three protesters were removed from Sydney's Mardi Gras parade on Saturday night after they reportedly tried to halt the Liberal Party float.

National

National

'Police Were Dragging People On The Road': 78er Remembers First Mardi Gras

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Frank Howarth remembers the exhilaration of Sydney's first-ever Mardi Gras turning to sheer anxiety, as he watched bins fly through the air and police violently shove people into paddy wagons.

News

News

Why Is It Called 'Mardi Gras'? Outside Australia It Means Something Totally Different

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You might be shocked to learn that beyond Australia's borders, Mardi Gras has nothing to do with LGBTQI pride, but plenty to do with Catholics excessively eating and drinking.

News

News

Teenage Girl Allegedly Caught With $10k Of Cocaine In Her Bra

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A teenage girl will face court after police allegedly found nearly $10,000 worth of cocaine inside her bra.

National

National

Rowdy Commuters Barricaded Into Lines To Stop 'Pushing In' On Sydney's Light Rail

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Sydney's Central Station has introduced plastic barricades on platforms to cull commuters pushing in on the light rail during peak hour -- and we're all for it.

National

National

Twelve Teenagers Injured On Year 12 School Photo Day

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At least 12 students were injured after a platform collapsed during a Year 12 photoshoot in Sydney's west.

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National

Man Killed In Suspected Hit-Run While On His Morning Walk

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A man in his 60's has been killed in a possible hit-and-run while on his morning walk on Sydney's Northern Beaches.

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National

Man's Leg 'Ripped Off' In Factory Machinery Accident

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A chicken factory worker has reportedly had his leg 'ripped off' in an industrial accident south of Sydney.

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National

Water Restrictions Set To Ease After 'Biggest Rain In 20 Years'

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The NSW Cabinet has approved changes to soften water restrictions to level one in greater Sydney from March.

National

National

Teen Fatally Shot In Sydney Identified, Alleged Killer On The Run

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A teenager who was killed in a 'targeted attack' in Sydney's southwest has been named as 18-year-old Omar Elomar.

National

National

'He Needs Your Prayers Now', Pleads Mother Of Boy Critically Injured In Oatlands Crash

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With her rosary beads in one hand and the other holding onto her husband, Rania Geagea Kassas begged for prayers for her boy who has been in a coma for more than a week.

National

National

WATCH: 'Massive Shark' Spotted In Sydney Lagoon

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What many believe to be a shark fin was spotted in a Sydney lagoon on Monday, just metres from homes and where locals had been kayaking and swimming earlier in the day.

Crime

Crime

Bus Driver Sprayed In The Face With 'Chemical' By Angry Passenger

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A passenger who was denied entry to a packed bus allegedly sprayed the driver six times in the face with a chemical.

Breaking

Breaking

'Phar Lap Of Yachting' Wild Oats XI Takes Out Sydney To Hobart Line Honours

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Wild Oats XI has taken out its ninth line honours.

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Updated

Arsalan Khawaja Bail Revoked After Allegedly Breaching Conditions

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The brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja will remain in custody until his next court appearance after allegedly breaching his bail conditions.

National

National

Opal Tower: Residents Relocated Indefinitely After Wall Collapse

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The Opal Tower in Sydney's Olympic Park was evacuated on Monday after a wall on the tenth floor began to crack.

Sport

Sport

They're Off: Yachts Set Sail In The 2018 Sydney To Hobart Race

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All 85 boats took off from Sydney Harbour in their bid to be the fastest to reach the Tasmanian capital. 

News

News

The Aerotropolis Project's Massive Addition

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The sprawling Aerotropolis project -- to be completed by 2026 -- will feature a massive aerospace sector.

National

National

Motorway Driver Allegedly 4.5 Times Over Legal Alcohol Limit

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Five people were charged with high-range drink driving across the state on Christmas Eve day.

Updated

Updated

Opal Tower: 51 Units Declared Unsafe After Hundreds Evacuated

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More than 300 residents in Sydney's west were evacuated on Monday after reports of 'cracking noises' inside a high-rise building.

Updated

Updated

'Tragic Incident': Man Stabbed To Death At Bondi Junction

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A man has died and another is in a serious condition under police guard in hospital following an altercation in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

National

National

NSW Wakes To Widespread Damage After 'Catastrophic' Storm

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The damage is expected to cost millions after extreme storms and huge hail stones battered NSW.

Updated

Updated

Hockey-Ball-Size Hailstones Smash Sydney

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A series of extremely fast-moving storms have swept through Sydney, dumping hail and delaying flights at the airport.

National

National

Christmas Weather: It's Looking Like An Absolute Cracker

2 min read

Santa, this Christmas weather might be your best gift of all.

National

National

Bizarre Afternoon Fog Hits Sydney

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The fog that has descended upon Sydney will be hanging around for a while.

Sam Duncan

Sam Duncan

Why The A-League Just Can't Afford The Little Guys

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The fact the two new A-League licenses come from Australia’s two biggest markets is no surprise.

National

National

Drivers Trapped In Floodwaters As Wild Weather Batters Australia

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About 17 drivers have been rescued from their cars and trucks in Victoria's north-east as the state is battered with storms and torrential rain. 

Crime

Crime

Teen Sentenced For Killing ‘Popular Priest’

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A family broke down in the courtroom as their son and brother was taken away in handcuffs, sentenced to three years behind bars for mowing down a priest in his car.

Crime

Crime

Teen Terrorist To Spend At Least 12 Years In Jail

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He's an Islamic State supporter who was moments away from carrying out a terror attack, when police arrested him in south-west Sydney.

Crime

Crime

Snort, Pop Or Smoke: Your Suburb Decides Your Poison

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While the use and spread of illicit drug activity in Sydney is wide, the most dangerous drugs have definitive local hotbeds of dealing and usage.

News

News

Young Man Stabbed In Chest On Sydney Street

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A man in his 20s has been stabbed in the chest on a street in Sydney's Inner West.

National

National

Multi-Vehicle Crash Leaves One Person Trapped, Four In Hospital

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Traffic is backed up for four kilometres and buses are delayed up to an hour, after a multi-vehicle collision in Sydney's north-west.

Updated

Updated

Usman Khawaja's Brother Arrested Over Terrorism 'Hit List'

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The brother of Australian cricket star Usman Khawaja has been arrested for allegedly forging an “ISIS-style hit list” which resulted in a colleague of his being arrested on terrorism charges.

National

National

Rose McGowan Urges Aussie Women To Walk Off The Job For Pay Equality

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Actress and women's rights activist Rose McGowan is lending her voice to Wednesday's #WalkoutOz event, urging Aussie women and men to take part.

National

National

Sydney Storm: Tributes Flow For Teenage Crash Victim

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A teenager killed in a car crash in yesterday's wild weather is being remembered as a gorgeous boy and much-loved Pennant Hills High School student.

National

National

Predictions Property Prices Will Pick Up Met With Cynicism

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It's no secret property prices have taken a dive in major capitals, but new research from Domain predicts things will get better mid-next year. The findings are in stark contrast to pessimism from other industry analysts.

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Updated

Teen Charged After Car Crashes Into School Gate Following Pursuit

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A teenager, who has allegedly never held a license, has been charged after a car speared into a Sydney school gate on Thursday afternoon causing panic as students were placed in lockdown.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With The Sexual Assault Of Teenage Boy

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A 49-year-old man has been charged with the sexual assault of a teenage boy in Sydney's Inner West.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Queensland Fires Escalate And Amy Shark Dominates The ARIAs

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Updated

Updated

Three Dead, Clean Up Continues After Sydney Storm

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The deluge started early on Wednesday morning and the state received over 100 millimetres of rain in just three hours.

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LIVE

Commuter Chaos As Wild Weather Smashes Sydney

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The deluge started early on Wednesday morning with some parts of the state set to receive over 100 millimetres of rain in just a few hours.

News

News

The Suburb Set To Roast As "Extreme" Temperatures Near

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One of the country's most densely populated regions is also its warmest, with temperatures set to get even hotter in coming years.

Updated

Updated

Accused Child Rapist Anthony Sampieri Also Allegedly Attacked 7-Year-Old Victim's Mother

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The man charged with raping a seven-year-old girl in the toilet of a Sydney dance school punched, bound, gagged, and filmed his victim on his mobile phone, police allege.

News

News

Sydney's New 80km Walk Could Rival Cinque Terre

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This new multi-day walk is expected to rival some of the world's great trails.

National

National

Police Release Images Of Man Wanted Over Sydney Sexual Assault

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Police believe the man may be able to assist with inquiries following a brutal sexual assault on a 51-year-old woman.

National

National

Chaos At Sydney Airport As Flights Delayed For Second Day

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Kingsford-Smith is reduced to single-runway operations as strong winds batter the coast for a second day.

Health

Health

More Warnings As Dust Enshrouds Sydney

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At-risk people are being urged to stay indoors if Sydney sees a repeat of the famous dust storm on Thursday.

Sandra Sully

Sandra Sully

Naomi Watts' Big Movie News Is Blooming Wonderful

4 min read

And we can't wait.

Celebrity

Celebrity

"Sydney I Love You": Naomi Watts Shares Story Behind House Of Memories

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Naomi Watts is currently in Australia and took a trip down memory lane while strolling around Sydney this week.

News

News

Man Arrested Over Sexual Assault Of Seven-Year-Old Girl And Related Stabbing

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Man has been arrested after the sexual assault of a seven-year-old in Sydney's south.

News

News

Inquiry Says Lock-Out Laws Hit Sydney Nightlife Like A 'Sledgehammer'

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Just days before a vote on whether to relax NSW's controversial lockout laws will take place, a parliamentary committee has found the laws have put the live music scene in 'crisis'.

National

National

Three ‘Lucky’ To Survive Airborne Smash

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A speeding driver is being blamed for a sickening crash at West Ryde in Sydney's north-west that saw two cars fly through the air.

Music

Music

Rain, Hail Or Shine. Taylor Swift Delivered For Sydney Fans

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The concert started late due to storm concerns, but the pop icon braved and slayed despite the weather.

News

News

Hot, Fast And Furious: Heatstorm Lashes Canberra

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Strong winds have lashed Canberra as an out-of-control bushfire rages on the outskirts of the city.

Politics

Politics

Lockout Laws Repeal Introduced Into Parliament

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A renewed push for the overhaul of Sydney's controversial nightlife lockout laws will be introduced in parliament on Thursday, an unlikely alliance between conservative MPs and cultural champions.

Good News

Good News

Three-Year-Old Child Reunited With 'Favourite Ladybug' After Kindness Of Strangers

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A young girl who dropped her favourite cuddly toy into Sydney Harbour was reunited with her companion, thanks to the generosity of strangers.

National

National

Snake Stops Traffic In Sydney CBD

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It's unclear where the snake came from but it's understood it was badly injured and has since been euthanised by rescuers.

News

News

Man Stabbed Several Times Outside Hostel

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A man has been stabbed multiple times with a knife during an argument outside a Sydney hostel.

News

News

Driver Accused of Killing Pregnant Woman And Unborn Twins Denied Bail

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An alleged drunk driver who was involved in a crash that killed a pregnant woman, her unborn children has been denied bail in court.

National

National

Temple Vandalism Causes 'Pain And Anguish' For Hindu Community

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A Hindu group from Sydney's west are appealing to the public for funds to help rebuild their temple after it was destroyed by vandals.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

ScoMo And Harry On The Harbour Bridge Won't Be A Good Look For Australia

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Today, a photo will be beamed around the world that will define who we are in 2018 -- but it won’t be a good look for Australia.

Politics

Politics

Wentworth And The Simmering Mood For Change

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Wentworth voters are still angry about Malcolm Turnbull's dumping, and are ready to punish the Liberals.

National

National

Daphne Dunne Steals The Limelight At Sydney Harbour Bridge Lifts Opening

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NSW Government officials had no idea they were dealing with a superstar.

National

National

Snake Shuts Down Sydney Train Platform, Because Straya

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It's the Aussie sequel to Snakes on a Plane: Snakes on a Train.

Crime

Crime

CCTV: Police Hunting For A Man Following Attempted Robbery

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Police are hunting for a man following an attempted robbery in Sydney.

Kristie Mercer

Kristie Mercer

Sydney's The Trophy Wife But Melbourne’s 'The One' You Should Marry

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We’re all looking for ‘the one'.

Crime

Crime

Teenager Charged Over Alleged Sexual Assault Of 53-Year-Old Man

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A teenage boy has been charged over the alleged aggravated sexual assault of a man in a car park.

Crime

Crime

'Upskirter' Victim Speaks: "I Felt Something Brush Past Me"

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Police are investigating after a man allegedly used his phone to film under a woman's skirt at an inner Sydney railway station.

Updated

Updated

32-Year-Old Identified As Woman Found Dead In Sydney Park

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Police have identified Sydney woman Nicole Cartwright as the woman who was found dead in a park in Sydney's North Shore area last week.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

When Both Major Parties Ignore The Public, The Public Rises Up

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If there’s one tired, meaningless word we need to expunge from the English language in 2018, it’s ‘slacktivism.’

National

National

Thousands Attend Sydney Opera House Protest, Shine Lights Onto Sails

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In a bid to obstruct the controversial six-minute projection of The Everest horse race contenders, thousands of Sydneysiders protested with torches and powerful lights.

Crime

Crime

What Happened To Trudie Adams?

4 min read

And how did justice fail her for 40 years?

Crime

Crime

CCTV: Family's Car Torched By Hooded Arsonist

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A family of eight is now fearing for their safety after an arsonist snuck onto their property, doused their car in petrol and set it alight -- the second time in six months.

News

News

Sydney Commuters Hit By Major Delays

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Train delays and a major road accident caused chaos for Sydney commuters Monday morning, with rail passengers facing cancelled services and packed trains, and buses delayed more than an hour amid gridlock on the Anzac Bridge.

Crime

Crime

Phones, Tobacco Smuggled Into Prisons In Soccer Balls

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Police have busted prison inmates attempting to smuggle a haul of tobacco and mobile phones inside soccer balls.

National

National

Underground Sydney Tunnels To Be Turned Into Bars

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The hundred-year-old tunnels and railway platforms, which have sat unused beneath Sydney for decades, will be the focus of an audacious plan to reinvigorate the city's nightlife.

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Good News

This Aussie School is Giving Cars To Refugees

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While most students dread assignments, Shaun Halden's automotive technology class can't wait to get into their major project.

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Updated

Disabled Woman Allegedly Thrown Off Bridge

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A fourth person has been charged with attempted murder after a 19-year-old woman, who is disabled, survived being thrown off a bridge in Sydney's north-west.

National

National

Ferries Cancelled As Sydney Engulfed By Thick Fog

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Sydney commuters trying to catch ferries on Thursday morning were thrown into chaos by a thick fog engulfing the city.

National

National

Rental Horror Stories To Be Stopped By New Tenant Laws

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Slug infestations, a rat breeding colony, asbestos contamination and tarps for walls.

National

National

Mass Evacuation After Chemical Leak At CBD Hotel

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Three floors of a Sydney hotel have been evacuated after a suspected chemical leak, with more than 20 people affected and more transported to hospital.

Good News

Good News

Four Wild World Records Have Been Set At Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

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A monk, French maid, surfer and Malaysian flag walk up to the starting line. Stop me if you've heard this one.

News

News

Wild Weather Ahead: Soaring Temps, Fire Bans, Snow And A Cold Front

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Soaring temperatures, fire danger and even snow.

National

National

Sydney Airport's New Noise-Reduction Technique Is Not What You're Expecting

2 min read

Quiet please.

National

National

Staff Used Epipen After Student Was Punched

2 min read

Emergency crews found the boy had "flat-lined".

Crime

Crime

Mum Tries To Take Blame For Son's Hit And Run Killing

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Police allege she wasn't even in the car at the time of the incident.

Crime

Crime

73 Arrested In Mafia-Like Crime Syndicate

2 min read

Kidnapping, extortion and murder are among their alleged crimes.