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Thousands protest lockdown restrictions across Australia amid another surge in Covid-19 cases
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Thousands protest lockdown restrictions across Australia amid another surge in Covid-19 cases

Sat 8:57 AM 29,962 Views 46 Comments

There were 163 new infections in the last 24 hours.

Sydney's fast-growing Covid outbreak has been declared a 'national emergency'
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Sydney's fast-growing Covid outbreak has been declared a 'national emergency'

Fri 6:51 AM 43,932 Views 46 Comments

Australia’s largest city reported another record number of new infections.

Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases
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Australia PM 'sorry' for slow vaccine rollout, as Sydney records record jump in Covid cases

Thu 6:41 AM 26,658 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak
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Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak

Jul 19th 2021, 7:06 AM 24,743 Views 35 Comments

About 12 million people are under lockdown in Melbourne and Sydney.

Sydney lockdown extended by at least two weeks as city struggles to contain Covid outbreak
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Sydney lockdown extended by at least two weeks as city struggles to contain Covid outbreak

Jul 14th 2021, 7:03 AM 22,934 Views 19 Comments

In the past 24 hours, 97 new cases were recorded, more than the 89 reported the previous day.

'Late' restrictions, low vaccination uptake and a new variant: what's behind Australia's Covid-19 surge?
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'Late' restrictions, low vaccination uptake and a new variant: what's behind Australia's Covid-19 surge?

Jul 12th 2021, 8:30 PM 35,099 Views 31 Comments

Cases in the country have been at record-breaking levels for five days.

300,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses rushed to Sydney as Delta outbreak spirals
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300,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses rushed to Sydney as Delta outbreak spirals

Jul 8th 2021, 8:58 AM 36,122 Views 33 Comments

As a citywide lockdown entered its third week, there were signs of the outbreak spiralling.

Sydney extends lockdown for at least another week as Delta cluster grows
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Sydney extends lockdown for at least another week as Delta cluster grows

Jul 7th 2021, 6:57 AM 22,371 Views 20 Comments

The lockdown is now expected to end on Friday 16 July.

Millions in Sydney wake to two-week lockdown as Australia tries to contain Delta outbreak
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Millions in Sydney wake to two-week lockdown as Australia tries to contain Delta outbreak

Jun 27th 2021, 7:13 AM 53,749 Views 59 Comments

The flare-up has been a shock for a city that had returned to relative normality.

Sydney broadens Covid-19 lockdown as Delta variant cases sweep city
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Sydney broadens Covid-19 lockdown as Delta variant cases sweep city

Jun 26th 2021, 11:25 AM 39,187 Views 60 Comments

The flare-up was a shock for a city that had returned to relative normality.

Record rain and flooding prompt evacuations in Australia
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Record rain and flooding prompt evacuations in Australia

Mar 20th 2021, 9:27 AM 43,663 Views 18 Comments

Sydney’s main reservoir was filled to overflowing for the first time in 30 years, officials said.

Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place
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Sydney’s annual Mardi Gras goes ahead with restrictions in place

Mar 6th 2021, 12:15 PM 20,459 Views 14 Comments

It is being held at the Sydney Cricket Ground, where people can socially distance in their seats.

Spectators banned from Sydney’s New Year’s fireworks
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Spectators banned from Sydney’s New Year’s fireworks

Dec 28th 2020, 1:36 PM 17,858 Views 9 Comments

The move came as South Korea recorded its first cases of the Covid variant first identified in the UK.

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures
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Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures

Nov 29th 2020, 11:31 AM 50,101 Views 31 Comments

The overnight temperature did not drop below 25.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

Irish men acquitted of murdering homeless pensioner in Sydney
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Irish men acquitted of murdering homeless pensioner in Sydney

Sep 21st 2020, 10:32 AM 54,660 Views 14 Comments

They both had pleaded not guilty to the murder and said they had responded to an attack by the man.

Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing
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Australian police seek four Irish nationals after man's ear partially severed in stabbing

Aug 31st 2020, 2:45 PM 64,010 Views 0 Comments

A man and woman have already been charged in connection with this incident.

Concern over new Sydney pub cluster as Australia virus cases surge
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Concern over new Sydney pub cluster as Australia virus cases surge

Jul 13th 2020, 9:06 AM 45,041 Views 21 Comments

Three pubs were closed after being linked to outbreaks or failing to comply with social distancing requirements.

Irish stranded in Australia: 'The airports are full of Irish people; I was quoted €9,000 for a flight home'
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Irish stranded in Australia: 'The airports are full of Irish people; I was quoted €9,000 for a flight home'

Mar 24th 2020, 3:35 PM 81,137 Views 44 Comments

Very few flights are leaving Australia after it announced non-essential services would close.

Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities
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Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities

Dec 31st 2019, 5:31 PM 20,693 Views 49 Comments

This year’s celebrations were overshadowed by calls to cancel the fireworks display over ongoing bushfires.

Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite wildfire crisis
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Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite wildfire crisis

Updated Dec 30th 2019, 3:46 PM 19,631 Views 23 Comments

Wildfires in the past several weeks have killed nine people and razed more than 1,000 homes.

'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke
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'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke

Dec 5th 2019, 10:53 AM 6,797 Views 1 Comment

New Zealand’s Ryan Chisnall even wore a face mask during the tournament’s opening round in Sydney.

Irish striker's hat-trick helps Fowler to first A-League win with Brisbane Roar
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Irish striker's hat-trick helps Fowler to first A-League win with Brisbane Roar

Nov 17th 2019, 11:47 AM 11,139 Views 4 Comments

Roy O’Donovan helped his side rally from 2-0 down to secure the win.

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes
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Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes

Nov 12th 2019, 7:26 AM 26,868 Views 28 Comments

Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.

State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires
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State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires

Nov 11th 2019, 9:29 AM 18,533 Views 7 Comments

It is the first time the city has been placed at the top level of fire warning.

Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast
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Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 9,668 Views 6 Comments

The bushfire believed to have been sparked by a lightning strike on Saturday north of Sydney.

Australia's most notorious serial killer Ivan Milat dies
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Australia's most notorious serial killer Ivan Milat dies

Oct 27th 2019, 1:15 PM 47,685 Views 26 Comments

Milat was serving life sentences for seven murders and was a major suspect in the killings of three other women.

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney
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Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney

Oct 20th 2019, 2:12 PM 77,916 Views 41 Comments

The Qantas flight took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly direct from New York to Sydney.

Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man
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Sydney attack: Woman found dead after members of the public stop knife-wielding man

Aug 13th 2019, 10:35 AM 49,611 Views 85 Comments

The man, aged 21, is believed to have killed a woman before going on the rampage in the city.

Irishman charged with causing grievous bodily harm in Australian car crash
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Irishman charged with causing grievous bodily harm in Australian car crash

Updated Jul 30th 2019, 9:04 PM 78,102 Views 0 Comments

The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Australian police search for two Irish men after two others seriously injured in car crash
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Australian police search for two Irish men after two others seriously injured in car crash

Jul 29th 2019, 1:24 PM 35,815 Views 17 Comments

The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Man charged after crashing van filled with €125.6 million worth of drugs into police car in Sydney
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Man charged after crashing van filled with €125.6 million worth of drugs into police car in Sydney

Jul 23rd 2019, 8:15 PM 22,088 Views 0 Comments

A police car sustained significant damage in the incident, but no one was injured.

Woman in Sydney 'decapitates her mother in front of four-year-old boy'
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Woman in Sydney 'decapitates her mother in front of four-year-old boy'

Jul 21st 2019, 10:59 AM 52,868 Views 0 Comments

Police described the crime scene as one of the “most horrific” they had ever seen.

Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker
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Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker

Jul 15th 2019, 7:59 AM 39,017 Views 5 Comments

Erwan Ferrieux and Hugo Palmer were last seen at Shelly Beach in February.

Soccer pundit Didi Hamann pleads not guilty to assaulting his girlfriend
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Soccer pundit Didi Hamann pleads not guilty to assaulting his girlfriend

Jun 27th 2019, 9:03 AM 45,919 Views 0 Comments

Hamann’s bail was continued, with the matter adjourned to 12 December.

Australian police search public broadcaster headquarters amid media crackdown
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Australian police search public broadcaster headquarters amid media crackdown

Jun 5th 2019, 8:03 AM 23,936 Views 44 Comments

Police targeted three journalists involved in a two-year-old investigative report.

Andy Keogh's bid to become the second Irish winner of the A-League ends in disappointment
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Andy Keogh's bid to become the second Irish winner of the A-League ends in disappointment

May 19th 2019, 2:10 PM 8,101 Views 5 Comments

The former Ireland striker saw his penalty saved in a shootout as Perth Glory lost to Sydney FC.

Man charged over multi-vehicle crash on Australia's M4 in which Irishman died
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Man charged over multi-vehicle crash on Australia's M4 in which Irishman died

May 11th 2019, 1:45 PM 21,361 Views 0 Comments

The Irishman has been named in Australian media as 36-year-old Francis Shanley.

A 36-year-old Irish man has been killed in a multi-vehicle collision in Australia
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A 36-year-old Irish man has been killed in a multi-vehicle collision in Australia

May 9th 2019, 1:42 PM 35,502 Views 2 Comments

The collision involved a lorry and 10 other vehicles.

Actor Geoffrey Rush wins defamation case against Australian newspaper
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Actor Geoffrey Rush wins defamation case against Australian newspaper

Apr 11th 2019, 8:38 AM 12,618 Views 7 Comments

The Daily Telegraph claimed the actor had inappropriately touched a female co-star.

Three Irishmen charged in Australia over alleged roof scamming operation
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Three Irishmen charged in Australia over alleged roof scamming operation

Mar 14th 2019, 10:22 AM 29,197 Views 0 Comments

It is alleged the men targeted elderly homeowners in the scam.

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