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Saturday 07 November 2009
Sunday 25 October 2009
There was only one place to be seen for breakfast in Sydney yesterday: 100 metres above the sparkling blue water on the Harbour Bridge. Gone were the eight lanes of traffic; in their place, a carpet of newly laid lush grass was dotted with tartan picnic rugs, food hampers and the odd cow.
Tuesday 13 October 2009
The fact that she was the only competitor in her category (shot put, women aged 100-104) did not diminish Ruth Frith's achievement. The centenarian great-grandmother was jubilant after setting a new world record with a gold medal-winning throw of 4.07m at the World Masters Games in Sydney.
Monday 28 September 2009
Thursday 24 September 2009
Sydney awoke yesterday to an eerie sight: a blood-orange dawn and a city bathed in red light. A thick dust cloud hung over the urban sprawl, with the red dirt of the outback – transported nearly 1,000 miles by winds so strong they blew birds out of the trees – blanketing pavements, buildings and beaches.
Wednesday 23 September 2009
A pall of red dust blown in from the Outback clogged the skies over Sydney today, diverting international flights, disrupting public transport and prompting a spike in emergency calls from people suffering breathing difficulties.
Thursday 17 September 2009
Shaun Wane says that nothing would stand in the way of him accepting the job as Wigan coach if, as expected, he is offered the role. The former Wigan and Great Britain prop has emerged as the favourite for one of the biggest jobs in the game for when Brian Noble departs for the Celtic Crusaders.
Wednesday 02 September 2009
Actress Cate Blanchett has suffered a head wound after being hit by a prop on stage during a Sydney performance.
Friday 21 August 2009
Monday 03 August 2009
The future of Sydney radio hosts Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O is in doubt with the pair suspended indefinitely and Sandilands reportedly unable to work after last week's polygraph stunt.
Friday 31 July 2009
Few things sound more hollow than a shock jock professing to be shocked.
Sunday 19 July 2009
An Australian family of five, including two children, were bludgeoned to death in their home in a Sydney suburb in what police said Sunday was a targeted killing.
Saturday 11 July 2009
A rural Australian town hoping to protect the earth and residents' wallets has voted to ban the sale of bottled water, the first community in the country – and possibly the world – to take such a drastic step in the growing backlash against the industry.
Wednesday 08 July 2009
An Australian woman who disappeared 40 years ago and whose remains were found in a remote cave 12 years later has been identified this week as a tragic Miss Havisham figure who had been jilted by her lover.
Wednesday 01 July 2009
Daily sex keeps a man's sperm spry and is recommended for couples wanting a baby, according to new research.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
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- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train