Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about 70 km (43.5 mi) on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Sydney is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions. Residents of the city are known as "Sydneysiders". As of June 2017, Sydney's estimated metropolitan population was 5,230,330 and is home to approximately 65% of the state's population.
A man accused of killing a young Australian woman and wounding another in a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney this week suffers from mental illness, providing grounds for defense against murder.. Reuters - Published
Three British men are being hailed as heroes after helping to physically restrain a knife-wielding man Tuesday in Sydney. The man with a history of mental illness is suspected of slaying a woman in a..
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New South Wales police on Wednesday (August 14) said they are continuing to investigate potential terror links of a man who went on a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney on Tuesday (August 13), killing..
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A man went on a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney on Tuesday, killing one woman and wounding another before he was restrained by members of the public, police said, adding they were not treating it.. Reuters - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
Major airports at Australia's two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, canceled flights on Friday as damaging winds swept southeastern states, killing one woman, destroying roofs and causing power.. Reuters - Published
Deutsche Bank laid-off staff from Sydney to New York on Monday as it began 18,000 job cuts in a 7.4 billion euro ($8.3 billion) "reinvention" which will lead to yet another annual loss and knocked its.. Reuters - Published
Australian counter-terror police said they arrested three men in raids across Sydney on Tuesday, foiling a plot inspired by militant group Islamic State for attacks targeting a range of public.. Reuters - Published
Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian government to condemn the.. Reuters - Published
It's Thursday night training at Father Dave Smith's boxing academy, opposite the Anglican church in inner-west Sydney he has led for almost 30 years, and he's working off some frustration ahead of the.. Reuters - Published
An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the behest of the Islamic State militant group, by hiding a bomb in the luggage of.. Reuters - Published
Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator.. Reuters - Published
Sydney psychologist Nicola Gates is weeks away from doing something she has never done before – casting a vote for a candidate other than former conservative Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott. Reuters - Published
As Wiebe Wakker turned off his car in Sydney, Australia on Sunday afternoon it marked the end of a more than three-year journey for the Dutch adventurer and Blue Bandit, his converted electric.. Reuters - Published
From its clubhouses in Melbourne and Sydney, the Lads Society promotes drug-free living and exercise, as well as "white resistance" and Islamophobia, according to online statements and interviews with.. Reuters - Published
Air traffic in Sydney was affected on Friday after smoke was detected at the control tower, but planes were now landing at the airport and full operations will resume soon, Air navigation service.. Reuters - Published
Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd on Monday said customers were requesting in-flight innovations such as exercise bikes and virtual reality relaxation to pass the time on proposed 20-hour non-stop flights.. Reuters - Published