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Paddington Public School off to Tournament of the Minds finals

Lisa Visentin Brilliant and creative thinkers, the last thing the gifted students from Paddington Public School need is extra brainpower.

Toni Collette has partial victory in court battle over Paddington terrace

Toni Collette.

Michaela Whitbourn Toni Collette and her musician husband have had a partial victory in a legal battle over a soured deal to buy a Paddington terrace, with a court reducing their damages bill for backing out of the...

Christmas food worth $10,000 lost in Paddington power outage

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Lucy Cormack Ausgrid emergency workers are aiming to restore power to 1500 homes and businesses in parts of Paddington and Woollahra.

It may work in Paris, but Paddington residents say 'non' to underground parking

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Aaron Cook IT was a radical proposal to solve the parking woes in one of Sydney's most affluent suburbs. Faced with mounting demand for street parking in Paddington and a perceived lack of public transport, two...

Driver slams Audi into Paddington house

A man who slammed an Audi into a Sydney home was driving while almost three times over the legal alcohol limit, police allege.

Week to repair roads after Paddington flood damage

SYDNEY Water will permanently seal the broken water main that flooded parts of Paddington and damaged scores of vehicles.

Bars open, property up: arise the 'new Paddington'

Josephine Tovey If the property prices didn't give it away, the impending arrival of the first small bar would have: gentrification is engulfing Marrickville.

Bridge to SCG built with money for western Sydney roads

Hostile reception: An artist’s sketch of the bridge over Anzac Parade.

Jacob Saulwick A controversial bridge to the Sydney Cricket Ground is being built with funds that had been ear-marked for roads in western Sydney and safety upgrades to the Pacific Highway.

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New friends for Sydney Living Museum

Julie Power Children will soon be able to sleep overnight in Hyde Park Barracks' 106 convict hammocks as part of Sydney Living Museum's new members program.

Sydney restaurants: Where we are happy to pay for fine dining

Guillaume in Paddington, which opens on Saturday.

Esther Han and Inga Ting Celebrated chef Guillaume Brahimi is set to open a new fine dining restaurant, as new figures show patrons of premium restaurants are spending more.

Former Green MP Sylvia Hale donates $500,000 to the homeless

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Rachel Browne Former Greens politician Sylvia Hale is giving $500,000 to Bridge Housing, which provides affordable accommodation to the homeless and those at risk of homelessness.

Black barista Nilson Dos Santos finds work after being refused job at Darlinghurst cafe

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Michael Koziol The cafe owner who refused to employ a black man has closed its doors; the man he wouldn't hire has found full-time work.

Lock-out laws reduce violence, drunkenness in Sydney and Kings Cross: police

Assistant commissioner Michael Fuller.

Nick Ralston, Michael Koziol The number of savage assaults within Sydney's popular nightspots has dropped dramatically since the introduction of new "lock-out laws" and there is no evidence to prove the problems have moved...

Foul called over lease of bowling club land

Paddington Bowling Club

Michaela Whitbourn Land occupied by the Paddington Bowling Club is at the centre of a new investigation to be conducted by the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

Clearway to be cut back on ailing Oxford Street

Oxford St Sydney city to Bondi Junction. Darlinghurst near Taylor Square Wednesday 12th March 2014 Photo: Danielle Smith

Nicole Hasham The hours of a controversial clearway on Oxford Street will be permanently reduced after a year-long study found it made no difference to bus travel times.

NSW Waratahs will pay tribute to critically injured James Teague

James Teague.

Rachel Olding Rugby union fanatic James Teague Hampshire was supposed to be sitting in the stands watching his beloved NSW Waratahs take on the ACT Brumbies on Saturday night.

Sydney teenager James Teague dead after balcony fall

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Eryk Bagshaw A Sydney teenager has died in a New Zealand hospital after falling from a hotel balcony in Queenstown three days ago.

More diners booking a table for one

Esther Han The rise in the number of people living alone, and advances in technology, are increasingly removing the stigma of dining alone.

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Morning Gloryville: Sydney's first sober 'love-fest'

Young people choosing alcohol-free raves to start their day.

Peter Munro The sun is rising as the party starts at 6.30am for these strangely sober people, dressed in glitter, lycra and little else. So many sweat bands and high-cut leotards.

Tony Abbott's old editor says he lacked fairness and balance

Damien Murphy Prime Minister Tony Abbott may be the most famous of the old alumni who will gather with Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday night to mark the 50th anniversary of The Australian.