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 Sydney bushfire destroys more than 1,000 hectares

Sydney bushfire destroys more than 1,000 hectares

An out-of-control bushfire in Sydney's south-west that has razed more than 1,000 hectares was still burning on Sunday, officials said, but the warning threat had been downgraded.

Sydney woman arrested over financing of Islamic State

Sydney woman arrested over financing of Islamic State

A woman has been arrested in western Sydney for her alleged involvement in the financing of the terrorist organization Islamic State, local police said Tuesday.

16 injured after Sydney train crashes into barrier

16 injured after Sydney train crashes into barrier

Sixteen people were injured after a suburban train crashed in north-west Sydney on Monday morning, local officials have said.

Australia complete dominant 4-0 Ashes series rout of England

Australia complete dominant 4-0 Ashes series rout of England

Australia ruthlessly extinguished England's resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney on Monday.

'Hottest' Ashes Test day on record as Australia swelters

'Hottest' Ashes Test day on record as Australia swelters

Australia's largest city recorded its hottest day since 1939 as the mercury rose to 47.3 degree Celsius in the western suburb of Penrith.

Fatal 'one-punch' attacker jailed for 10 years in Australian first

Fatal 'one-punch' attacker jailed for 10 years in Australian first

An Australian man has been jailed for more than 10 years for fatally punching another man while intoxicated outside a birthday party in Sydney's west.

Sydney school crash driver 'deeply sorry' for tragedy

Sydney school crash driver 'deeply sorry' for tragedy

The incident unfolded at the Banksia Road Public School on Tuesday when the car ploughed into a wooden classroom building with 24 students inside.

Two children die as car ploughs into Australia classroom

Two children die as car ploughs into Australia classroom

The tragedy occurred at the Banksia Road Public School when the car smashed into a wooden classroom building not long after lessons started.

'Fluffy' the great white shark heads back to sea

'Fluffy' the great white shark heads back to sea

A baby great white shark that stunned onlookers when it washed up on a popular Sydney beach was released back into the ocean Tuesday after spending the night in an aquarium.

More than 80,000 hit Sydney streets for City2Surf fun run

More than 80,000 hit Sydney streets for City2Surf fun run

More than 80,000 runners took part in Sydney's annual City2Surf race on Sunday, with 2016 champion Harry Summers defending his title in 42 minutes and 16 seconds, media reported.

Sydney homeless 'tent city' packs up after new law

Sydney homeless 'tent city' packs up after new law

A homeless tent city in the heart of Sydney was being dismantled Friday, after political wrangling over the plight of those sleeping rough in winter sparked criticism and new laws.

Minnesota probes Australian woman's fatal shooting by police

Minnesota probes Australian woman's fatal shooting by police

Officials in Minnesota on Monday were investigating why an Australian woman was shot and killed over the weekend by a police officer responding to a call the woman made about a disturbance outside her home.