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Chinese warships cause surprise in Sydney Harbour

The sight of three Chinese warships steaming into to Sydney Harbour Monday surprises Sydney residents and forces the prime minister to reassure jittery residents.

Sydney imposes first water restrictions in decade

Sydney announces its first major water restrictions in a decade, putting limits on homes and businesses amid a record-breaking drought.

Aussie housing slump deepens as new Sydney listings hit 2004 low

The overall stock of houses listed in Sydney and Melbourne has risen over the past year as the time taken to sell homes increases.

Australian court finds man guilty of plotting to blow up airliner

The man Khaled Khayat is found guilty for a plot to carry out the attacks on a flight out of Sydney on behalf of the Islamic State (IS).

Milicic to lead troubled Australia at women’s World Cup

The highly rated ex-Socceroos assistant coach Ante Milicic will take charge immediately with his first three matches over the coming weeks when Australia hosts the Cup of Nations.

Thousands without power as storm lashes Sydney

Images of cars submerged in floodwaters on main roads, broken traffic lights and fallen trees circulated on social media.

De Minaur downs Seppi to win first ATP title at Sydney

De Minaur, 19 and ranked 29, conquered the fresher Italian Andreas Seppi 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) in the final after overcoming Frenchman Gilles Simon in a rain-postponed semi-final.

Stephens avoids shock loss to join Kvitova in Sydney round two

Sloane Stephens battled back from the brink of a shock defeat and was twice two points away from losing to Ekaterina Alexandrova.

Australia stumble in reply to India’s colossal tally

Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Shaun Marsh and Travis Head were all dismissed in the second session, before captain Tim Paine followed shortly after the tea break.

Harris blazes to 77 as Australia fight back against India

Harris reaches his second Test 50 with a single off Jasprit Bumrah then smacked three fours in one Yadav over.

1 dead in Sydney Scientology stabbing

It is not clear if the 2 victims are members of the Church of Scientology.

More cracks found in evacuated Sydney tower

The New South Wales state government is conducting an investigation into the building's structural integrity.

Sydney to kick off global New Year parties with dazzling spectacle

A record amount of pyrotechnics will light up the harbour city's skyline for 12 minutes and dazzle the more than 1.5 million spectators expected to crowd foreshores and parks.

‘Cracking’ Sydney tower residents evacuated again

Police and emergency services evacuated some 300 people in the 38-storey Opal Tower in the Sydney Olympic Park and other nearby buildings on Monday after reports of 'cracking' noises.

Christmas dashed for residents of Sydney ‘cracking’ tower

The 392-unit tower opened this year and is near the site of the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Sydney pummelled by hail the size of tennis balls

Many drivers sought refuge under roofed petrol stations and a few brave surfers in the water at the city's famed Bondi Beach hid under their boards.

Britain’s Prince Harry and wife Meghan attend final day of Invictus...

The royal couple will move on to New Zealand on Sunday where they are expected to be greeted by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Warner walks off mid-innings after sledge

The drama lit up social media with many not happy at Warner's reaction.

Multiple students ‘stabbed’ with needle in Aussie high school

Police and ambulances rushed to a high school in Sydney following reports that students had been stabbed, to find they had received minor needle pricks.

Royals Harry and Meghan go barefoot on Bondi

British royals Harry and Meghan kicked off their shoes and donned tropical garlands Friday, as they hit Sydney's famed Bondi beach for the latest stop on their Australian tour.

Australia to cut taxes for small businesses after opposition pledges support

The plan is seen as an attempt to drive a wedge between voters and Labor over their opposition to the cuts.

United Airlines’ Boeing 787 makes emergency landing in Sydney

Most passengers on board were reportedly unaware the alarm had been raised.

Flying Frenchman charged for illegal base jump in Sydney

The Frenchman, who was released on bail and will return to court later this month, said he would do it again, just not in Sydney.

Lelaki Perancis ditahan buat ‘base jump’ dari kren

Lelaki berusia 24 tahun itu melakukan 'base jump' di sebuah tapak pembinaan di Sydney, Australia.