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State capital of New South Wales and most populous city in Australia and Oceania

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Sydney: State capital of New South Wales and most populous city in Australia and Oceania
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.

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The Bookshop: The story of Australia's oldest LGBTI bookstore

the bookshop: the story of australia's oldest lgbti bookstore
For nearly four decades The Bookshop has been a safe place, community hub and vital resource for Sydney.
BBC News - Published

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney

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

Videos for Sydney

Father of missing backpacker pleads for help in Australia [Video]Father of missing backpacker pleads for help in Australia

At a press conference in Australia, the father of missing teenager Theo Hayez asks for help after his son disappeared more than two weeks ago. He was backpacking in the country and was last seen in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

Police Raid Australia's National Broadcaster [Video]Police Raid Australia's National Broadcaster

According to CNN, Two police raids in two days on Australia's national broadcaster and a prominent journalist have raised concerns about press freedom in the country. Police searched the offices of the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Police in Australia search headquarters of ABC News in Sydney [Video]Police in Australia search headquarters of ABC News in Sydney

ABC says the operation was in relation to its 2017 reports about alleged misconduct by Australian troops in Afghanistan

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:03Published

Australia: Police raid ABC headquarters over Afghanistan stories [Video]Australia: Police raid ABC headquarters over Afghanistan stories

Police searched the corporation's offices in Sydney, in second high-profile probe into news outlets in 24 hours.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published

Geoffrey Rush Awarded $1.9 Million In Defamation Suit [Video]Geoffrey Rush Awarded $1.9 Million In Defamation Suit

(CNN)Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $2.9 million Australian dollars (over $1.9 million USD) after winning his defamation case against a Sydney newspaper publisher and journalist,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Anti-coal protester runs at Australian PM outside voting center [Video]Anti-coal protester runs at Australian PM outside voting center

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison voted in the country's general election on Saturday, and said he wanted to back the aspirations of Australians. When leaving the voting center, an anti-coal..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Former Australian leader dies on eve of general election [Video]Former Australian leader dies on eve of general election

Australian politicians scrambled to shore up undecided voters on Friday, the last day of an election campaign that's ended in mourning for one of the country's political giants, Bob Hawke. Ed Giles..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:25Published

Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post [Video]Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post

Rugby Australia terminates Israel Folau's contract following his controversial posting on social media

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:01Published

News Corp Appeals Ruling In Geoffrey Rush Defamation Suit [Video]News Corp Appeals Ruling In Geoffrey Rush Defamation Suit

On Monday, News Corp’s Australian arm appealed a judgment that awarded Geoffrey Rush $594,000 in defamation damages. News Corp published articles saying that Rush had behaved inappropriately toward a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Olympic chief has sympathy for Semenya, respects CAS decision [Video]Olympic chief has sympathy for Semenya, respects CAS decision

Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision that means the South African athlete will have to reduce..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:45Published

Israel Folau conduct hearing to continue Sunday [Video]Israel Folau conduct hearing to continue Sunday

Israel Folau's code of conduct hearing will continue for a second day with no decision expected before next week at the earliest, Rugby Australia said on Saturday.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:02Published

Punches thrown at event of controversial right-wing lawmaker [Video]Punches thrown at event of controversial right-wing lawmaker

A 19-year-old man is arrested after assaulting two journalists an event held by a controversial right-wing lawmaker. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

 

Fog blankets Sydney, causes flight delays

Heavy fog blanketed Sydney on Saturday morning, delaying flights, creating hazards for shipping and setting social media ablaze with moody photographs of disappearing landmarks.
Reuters - Published

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