Thursday, 1st June 2023


25 Dec 2020
Sydney's Bondi beach -- normally packed with dressed-up surfers celebrating Christmas -- looks much emptier this year as the threat of a growing cluster of cases in northern Sydney keeps the crowds away.
3 Dec 2020
A historic bell tower in Sydney bursts into flames after it was struck by lightning as a severe thunderstorm hit the Australian city. Firefighters put out the fire and managed to save the residence in the Sydney suburbs, which local media say was built in the 1880s. The top of the tower however was gutted by the blaze.
6 Apr 2020
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.
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.
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.
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.
14 Feb 2018
Man sets himself on fire in Sydney.
31 Dec 2017
Sydney hosts its annual fireworks spectacle to welcome in the New Year.
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.
15 Oct 2017
Car chase ends in rescue for Sydney police.
10 Sep 2017
The biggest demonstration for LGBTIQ rights in Australian history was attended by more than 20,000 people in Sydney on Sunday.
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.


1 hour ago
Moldova, which borders Ukraine, is hosting the second European Political Community summit, as it seeks to solidify its EU bid. The 27 EU members and their European allies are gathering in a show of unity.
2 hours ago
In Budapest, Sevilla fans were leaving the stadium chanting and showing the number seven with their fingers, symbolising the seventh trophy in Europa League for their team.
2 hours ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is concluding his three-nation tour in Australia as India seeks to assert its role in the Indo-Pacific.
2 hours ago
Democracies across the globe are facing a crisis. Deepening inequalities, social injustices, and failure to effectively tackle global warming have fostered a widespread sentiment that elected officials no longer cater to voters' interests.
3 hours ago
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.⁣
5 hours ago
Kanye West and his new wife Bianca Censori have moved into a luxury penthouse in West Hollywood.