Gulf Times - Sydney
Australians protest as bushfire haze sparks health fears

Australians protest as bushfire haze sparks health fears

Thousands of protesters rallied in Sydney on Wednesday demanding urgent climate action from Australia's government, as bushfire smoke choking the city caused health problems to spike.

Giant fire near Sydney may burn for weeks as people struggle to breathe

Giant fire near Sydney may burn for weeks as people struggle to breathe

A giant bushfire on the edge of Sydney, which has blanketed the city in smoke causing a spike in respiratory illnesses and the cancellation of outdoor sports ...

Qantas completes 'double sunrise' test flight from London to Sydney

Qantas completes 'double sunrise' test flight from London to Sydney

Qantas Airways Ltd could place an order for planes capable of ultra long-haul flights early next year, the airline's chief executive said after he completed a 19 hour

Woman stabbed, knife-wielding man restrained by public in Sydney

Woman stabbed, knife-wielding man restrained by public in Sydney

A woman was taken to hospital after being stabbed in downtown Sydney on Tuesday in what appeared to be an unprovoked attack by a man who was restrained by members of the public and then taken into custody ...

Bad driving leads to $140mn drug bust in Sydney

Bad driving leads to $140mn drug bust in Sydney

A clumsy driver led police to a A$200 million ($140 million) drug bust in Australia after he crashed a van laden with 270 kg (600 lb) of methamphetamines into a patrol car parked outside a police station in suburban Sydney.

Lights out in Sydney for Earth Hour conservation campaign

Lights out in Sydney for Earth Hour conservation campaign

The Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge were plunged into darkness for an hour Saturday to raise awareness about climate change and its impact on the planet's vanishing biodiversity.

Thousands without power as storm lashes Sydney

Thousands without power as storm lashes Sydney

Thousands of Sydney homes were without power Saturday after severe storms hit Australia's largest city, causing transport hold-ups, inundating vehicles with floodwater and delaying a national football match.

Uber driver found guilty over passenger's death in Sydney

Uber driver found guilty over passenger's death in Sydney

An Uber driver whose passenger died after exiting a vehicle and being hit by a bus at a Sydney intersection has been found guilty of negligent driving occasioning death, local media reported.

Kohli, Pandya help India level T20 series in Sydney

Kohli, Pandya help India level T20 series in Sydney

India's Virat Kohli led from the front with a sparkling 61 not out to help secure a series-levelling six-wicket victory over Australia in the third and final Twenty20 International on Sunday.

Eight people in hospital after toxic gas leak at Sydney hotel

Eight people in hospital after toxic gas leak at Sydney hotel

A worker accidentally mixed pool chlorine and hydrochloric acid, used as a cleaning agent, at the Pullman Hotel.

Strawberry saboteur evades police in Australia

Strawberry saboteur evades police in Australia

As the number of reported attacks ballooned and suspected copycat attacks were reported, police issued a warning about the seriousness of the crime.

Two dead after suspected drug overdose at Sydney music festival

Two dead after suspected drug overdose at Sydney music festival

Two people died, a dozen more were hospitalised and hundreds others sought medical assistance after suspected drug overdoses at a music festival in Sydney, the police said.