Sydney

More trucks on Sydney roads as government fails to hit rail share targets

Jacob Saulwick The NSW government is failing in its aim of moving an increasing proportion of freight throughout Sydney on rail, leading to more heavy trucks on the road.

Premier Mike Baird believes NSW set for double win as footy finals fever hits Sydney

Tim Elliott Premier Mike Baird knows NSW is a winning state - but is already betting on a clean sweep as the hotly contested football codes reach their crescendo from this weekend.

Sydney Trains jobless unit to be disbanded after new agreement reached

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Jacob Saulwick Hundreds of rail workers are likely to lose their jobs in the next year after staff agreed to a new workplace agreement that removes key job security clauses.

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Written off: $400,000 Lamborghini in Sydney crash

Crumple zone: the $400,000 Lamborghini was a write-off.

He had just bought his 2012 model Lamborghini, valued at around $400,000. Yes, thank you for asking, he was insured.

Decomposing body found in car boot in Sydney

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Patrick Begley, Marcus Strom Police have discovered a body in a car in western Sydney. 

This man has had sex with 60 prostitutes – and Sydney's ratepayers footed the bill

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Eamonn Duff Eamonn Duff meets Fred Allen - the one man frontline keeping Sydney's illegal brothels at bay.

Sydney police patrol around mosques

Police will patrol mosques across Sydney under an operation established to head off any reprisals from Thursday's anti-terror raids, but they insist it's for community protection and confidence.

The dining companions no one wants - Sydney's hungry seagulls

Out of control: Seagulls divebomb patrons at the Sydney Opera House.

Rachel Browne They are the unwanted dining companions which have Sydney restaurateurs and their patrons in a flap.

Private Sydney: Politicians continue to shine at the Ernies

Damien Murphy There must be something in the coconut water as there appears to be a baby boom in fashion land. 

Operation Hammerhead: Police hit Sydney streets but it's business as usual for most commuters

Increased surveillance: Mounted Police monitor spectators arriving at the 1st NRL Semi Final match at Allianz Stadium.

Michael Koziol A casual but noticeable police presence was visible on city streets on Friday morning at the start of Operation Hammerhead, a round-the-clock effort to bolster security in major public areas.

Car park and Sydney council could pay millions over Thomas Lee's car-plunge death

Wife suffers psychological collapse: Thomas Lee's widow Michele Lee leaves the Coroner's Court in Glebe with her lawyer during the inquest in 2008.

Louise Hall A woman who watched in horror as her husband reversed through the safety barrier of a Haymarket car park, plunging 9m to his death, has won the right to millions of dollars in damages for...

"I am ashamed": new Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher admits church has failed abuse victims

Rick Feneley The new Archbishop of Sydney has used his first press conference to apologise to sex abuse victims and reach out to Muslims who are feeling marginalised over the terror raids.

Omarjan Azari, charged over Sydney terrorism plot, 'is a gentle, loving person'

Omarjan Azari under police guard at Sydney's Central Local Court.

Megan Levy Omarjan Azari, the young man who police allege was involved in plans to publicly execute someone in Sydney, has been described as a "gentle, loving person" by his cousin, who believes the allegations...

Sydney man arrested in terrorist raids conspired with senior ISIL figure Mohammad Baryalei, court hears

Recruiter: Mohammad Ali Baryalei.

Paul Bibby A 22-year-old south-west Sydney man arrested during the anti-terrorism raids allegedly conspired to commit a "horrifying" terrorist act with a man believed to be the most senior...

NSW Police to watch over Sydney and other centres after counter-terrorism raids

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Michael Koziol The riot squad, traffic patrol and mounted police will form part of a "high visibility" operation on Sydney's streets to guard against potential revenge attacks and other conflicts following...

Sydney Christian school targeted by death threats from car with flag 'similar to Islamic State's'

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Patrick Begley "We are going to kill all of you here": Sydney Christian school threatened

North Sydney council faces suspension

North Sydney mayor Jilly Gibson

James Robertson North Sydney council, front-runner for the well-contested title of Sydney’s most acrimonious local democracy, is set to be suspended after an extraordinary intervention from the state...

Baird government ignores disquiet on City of Sydney business voting rights

Nicole Hasham The Baird government has shrugged off criticism that changes to City of Sydney businesses' voting rights are grossly undemocratic, and has backed a move to grant businesses double the voting power of...

Mijin Shin caught in bus's blind spot while crossing road with baby, inquest hears

Mijin Shin and her family.

Patrick Begley "The devil's moment": Mijin Shin saved her daughter but could not save herself