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Sydney workmates claim half of $70 million Powerball jackpot

Lisa Visentin A group of workmates have become multimillionaires after winning the Powerball overnight.

Maps clue to Sydney bomb plot, police suspect

Maps showing Sydney and Newcastle targets were reportedly found at the Pullenvale home of Daniel Fing (pictured).

Stephen Ryan Kristian Silva, Rory Callinan He has blown up a love rival's car and survived an attempt on his life. Now Queensland police investigating whether Newcastle man Daniel Fing was behind something even more sinister: plotting a mass...

Illegal cigarettes 'easy' to obtain in Sydney, say teens

Police seized 500,000 illegal cigarette sticks as seven businesses were raided as part of investigation into counterfeit tobacco trade.

Eryk Bagshaw Despite aggressive anti-tobacco legislation, teenagers are still purchasing illegal original branded cigarette packets, claiming that the original packaging makes them “cooler.”

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Private Sydney: Barbra Streisand's glamorous Instagram debut unleashes vitriol

Barbra Streisand

Andrew Hornery First of all, let me just put a disclaimer out there – I am a BIG fan of Barbra Streisand (no real surprises there, eh?), and I have nothing against cute dogs.

Peter Capaldi, the new star of Doctor Who, talks wedding rings, unemployment and sex appeal

Lenny Ann Low The new Doctor draws every day and credits his wife with a career that has reached new heights (and time dimensions).

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Marcus Padley column: Living in fantasy land care of property and share indexes

Marcus Padley I am presenting at the Home Buyers Show in Melbourne this weekend. My talk is on which asset class is the best, property or shares, and in my preparations have I been refreshing my otherwise biased...

Muslim leaders worried about new terror laws

David Wroe, National Security Correspondent By David Wroe

Sydney Harbour team plunges into research

Popular: Sydney Harbour is Australia’s most-visited place.

Fran Molloy Sydney Harbour is Australia’s most-visited place, its waterfront homes our priciest real estate and the bridge and Opera House our most recognised symbols – and they all depend on a...

It's war down there: Sydney Harbour a marine battleground between invasive and local species

Snorkellers: From left, Dr Katherine (Kate) Dafforn and Mariana Mayer-Pinto in Sydney Harbour where they drop GoPro cameras to study fish habitats.

Fran Molloy Sydney Harbour is a marine battleground between locals and invaders, if you know where to look, writes Fran Molloy.

Sydney covered in fog

Morning fog on Sydney Harbour.

Sydney has woken under a thick blanket of fog, with visibility in parts of the west at less than 50m. Read more: http://www.smh.com.

Sydney jihadist Khaled Sharrouf on 'the path they hate' since 19

Resurfaced: Khaled Sharrouf has threatened a terror attack.

Rachel Olding Sydney jihadist Khaled Sharrouf claims he has been on a path to radicalism for more than a decade, despite a court determining in 2009 that it was unlikely he would commit further terrorist offences.

Former Catholic Archbishop of Sydney Edward Clancy dies

Retired Cardinal Edward Clancy at his home in Bellevue in 2005.

The former Catholic Archbishop of Sydney Cardinal Edward Clancy has died at the age of 90.

A faithful son of the church: former Sydney Archbishop Edward Clancy dies

Respected: Edward Clancy in 1994.

Kerry Myers Edward "Ted" Clancy was unarguably a true and faithful son of the church.

Wicked Campers removes offensive slogans after Sydney mother's petition

Wicked Campers

Lucy Cormack A Sydney mother has won in the fight against a campervan company's "misogynistic slogans", as a petition she started gained more than 110,000 signatures.

Sydney lawyer who got Lockerbie victims $10m says MH17 families could get the same

Malaysian investigators along with members of the OSCE mission in Ukraine, examine a piece of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in the village of Petropavlivka, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Independent military analysts said Wednesday that the size, spread, shape and number of shrapnel impacts visible in an AP photograph of a piece of the wreckage all point to a missile system like the SA-11 Buk. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Tim Barlass The aviation lawyer who helped negotiate $10 million in compensation from Libya for families of the Lockerbie disaster believes the same could be achieved by relatives of those killed on MH17.

Sydney jihadist photographed with decapitated heads taunts police and threatens ‘surprise’ after warrant issued

Tom Allard The Sydney man photographed apparently holding the heads of decapitated rivals in Syria has scoffed that he will be arrested if he returns to Australia, saying he was not coming back even as he...

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz packs out Sydney Town Hall

Michael Koziol A capacity crowd of two thousand packed Sydney Town Hall Tuesday night to hear Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz warn Australia away from emulating the US economic model.

Tara Moss assaulted in Sydney CBD

Tara Moss says a drug-affected man hit her near Hyde Park in Sydney.

Emma Partridge Model and author Tara Moss is suffering from shock after she was randomly attacked by a man in the middle of Sydney’s CBD on Wednesday.

Fireball over Sydney was a piece of space junk

Space junk

Esther Han Statistically, one person will be hit by a piece of space junk and killed in the next 50 years, scientists say. But there is no need to worry, because even that statistic is alarmist.

Sydney psychiatrist Robert Hampshire at bedside of critically injured son

Robert Hampshire and his son in 2011.

Rick Feneley Sydney psychiatrist Robert Hampshire was at the hospital bedside of his critically injured son on Friday after the teenager fell about 10 metres from a hotel balcony in Queenstown, New Zealand.