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# sydney - Monday 27 September, 2021

Sydney gets roadmap for lifting lockdown - but only if vaccine targets are reached
# Down Under
# Down Under

Sydney gets roadmap for lifting lockdown - but only if vaccine targets are reached

Sep 27th 2021, 8:29 AM 11,986 Views 10 Comments

Stay-at-home orders are set to be lifted when the double-dose vaccination rate hits 70%.

# sydney - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Hundreds arrested in Australia protests as country faces its worst Covid-19 rise
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Hundreds arrested in Australia protests as country faces its worst Covid-19 rise

Aug 21st 2021, 11:57 AM 36,524 Views 37 Comments

New South Wales, where Sydney is located, reported 825 infections — a record for the entire country

# sydney - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Record daily infection toll reported in Australia’s most populous state
# Australia
# Australia

Record daily infection toll reported in Australia’s most populous state

Aug 14th 2021, 1:09 PM 35,813 Views 24 Comments

The previous record tally in New South Wales, home to Sydney, was 390, reported on Friday.

# sydney - Friday 6 August, 2021

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney warned to brace for higher Covid numbers as lockdown continues

Aug 6th 2021, 7:06 AM 25,569 Views 25 Comments

New South Wales premier said the state today hit a new peak with 291 cases detected.

# sydney - Monday 26 July, 2021

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns
# Australia
# Australia

Adelaide and Melbourne eye end of virus lockdowns

Jul 26th 2021, 7:38 AM 18,868 Views 6 Comments

The two cities are set to see restrictions ease on Wednesday.

# sydney - Saturday 24 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 24th 2021, 8:57 AM 30,718 Views 47 Comments

There were 163 new infections in the last 24 hours.

# sydney - Friday 23 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 23rd 2021, 6:51 AM 44,553 Views 46 Comments

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

# sydney - Thursday 22 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 22nd 2021, 6:41 AM 26,859 Views 33 Comments

The vaccination rate is currently languishing around 11%.

# sydney - Monday 19 July, 2021

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

Melbourne extends snap lockdown as Australia fails to stop outbreak

Jul 19th 2021, 7:06 AM 24,861 Views 35 Comments

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

# sydney - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 14th 2021, 7:03 AM 22,952 Views 19 Comments

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

# sydney - Monday 12 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 12th 2021, 8:30 PM 35,249 Views 31 Comments

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

# sydney - Thursday 8 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 8th 2021, 8:58 AM 36,142 Views 33 Comments

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

# sydney - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 7th 2021, 6:57 AM 22,412 Views 20 Comments

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

# sydney - Sunday 27 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 27th 2021, 7:13 AM 53,877 Views 59 Comments

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

# sydney - Saturday 26 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 26th 2021, 11:25 AM 39,200 Views 60 Comments

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

# sydney - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Record rain and flooding prompt evacuations in Australia
# Flash Floods
# Flash Floods

Record rain and flooding prompt evacuations in Australia

Mar 20th 2021, 9:27 AM 43,671 Views 18 Comments

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

# sydney - Saturday 6 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 6th 2021, 12:15 PM 20,463 Views 14 Comments

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

# sydney - Monday 28 December, 2020

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

Spectators banned from Sydney’s New Year’s fireworks

Dec 28th 2020, 1:36 PM 17,859 Views 9 Comments

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

# sydney - Sunday 29 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 29th 2020, 11:31 AM 50,116 Views 31 Comments

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

# sydney - Monday 21 September, 2020

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

Irish men acquitted of murdering homeless pensioner in Sydney

Sep 21st 2020, 10:32 AM 54,736 Views 14 Comments

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

# sydney - Monday 31 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 31st 2020, 2:45 PM 64,024 Views 0 Comments

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

# sydney - Monday 13 July, 2020

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

Concern over new Sydney pub cluster as Australia virus cases surge

Jul 13th 2020, 9:06 AM 45,046 Views 21 Comments

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

# sydney - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

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

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 81,148 Views 44 Comments

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

# sydney - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 31st 2019, 5:31 PM 20,695 Views 49 Comments

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

# sydney - Monday 30 December, 2019

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

Sydney fireworks to go ahead despite wildfire crisis

Updated Dec 30th 2019, 3:46 PM 19,635 Views 23 Comments

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

# sydney - Thursday 5 December, 2019

'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke
# Playing Conditions
From The42
# Playing Conditions

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

Dec 5th 2019, 10:53 AM 6,800 Views 1 Comment

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

# sydney - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Irish striker's hat-trick helps Fowler to first A-League win with Brisbane Roar
# Back Of The Net
From The42
# Back Of The Net

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

Nov 17th 2019, 11:47 AM 11,140 Views 4 Comments

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

# sydney - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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

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.

# sydney - Monday 11 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 11th 2019, 9:29 AM 18,535 Views 7 Comments

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

# sydney - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 9,678 Views 6 Comments

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

# sydney - Sunday 27 October, 2019

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

Australia's most notorious serial killer Ivan Milat dies

Oct 27th 2019, 1:15 PM 47,824 Views 26 Comments

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

# sydney - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney
# Long Long Haul
# Long Long Haul

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney

Oct 20th 2019, 2:12 PM 77,924 Views 41 Comments

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

# sydney - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 13th 2019, 10:35 AM 49,614 Views 85 Comments

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

# sydney - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Irishman charged with causing grievous bodily harm in Australian car crash
# Sydney Airport
# Sydney Airport

Irishman charged with causing grievous bodily harm in Australian car crash

Updated Jul 30th 2019, 9:04 PM 78,115 Views 0 Comments

The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# sydney - Monday 29 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 29th 2019, 1:24 PM 35,818 Views 17 Comments

The crash happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# sydney - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 8:15 PM 22,090 Views 0 Comments

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

# sydney - Sunday 21 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 21st 2019, 10:59 AM 52,881 Views 0 Comments

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

# sydney - Monday 15 July, 2019

Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker
# Erwan Ferrieux
# Erwan Ferrieux

Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker

Jul 15th 2019, 7:59 AM 39,033 Views 5 Comments

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

# sydney - Thursday 27 June, 2019

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

Soccer pundit Didi Hamann pleads not guilty to assaulting his girlfriend

Jun 27th 2019, 9:03 AM 46,191 Views 0 Comments

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

# sydney - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

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

Australian police search public broadcaster headquarters amid media crackdown

Jun 5th 2019, 8:03 AM 23,937 Views 44 Comments

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

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