Motorists and public transport passengers travelling through the Central Business District can expect significant delays getting home as the Martin Place siege continues to paralyse the city.
Even as hostages held their captor’s flag to the window – 'There is no god but Allah,' it said – a sense of unreality enveloped a city whose citizens persisted with shopping according to a tradition linked to the Christian God.
Scientists in fields ranging from astronomy to nanotechnology and cancer research face an uncertain few months with at least $150 million in key funding tied to the Abbott government’s blocked higher education reform bill.
Broadcaster Ray Hadley claims to have spoken on the phone to one of the hostages being held inside the Lindt Chocolat Cafe in Sydney's Martin Place.
The Martin Place hostage taker has requested that police locate an Islamic State flag for him, according to a senior figure in the Sydney Muslim community.
It was a day that Sydney was being tested, but the Martin Place hostage situation would not change life in Sydney, NSW Premier Mike Baird has vowed.
In its Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook, the government has slashed to 6.75 per cent its forecast for China's economic growth for 2015.
August 12: ASIO boss David Irvine says Australian jihadists have carried out some of the "worst of the worst" extremist atrocities in Syria and Iraq and warns this could inspire young followers at home
Former federal MP Craig Thomson could yet face a jail term, despite being found not guilty on appeal of three quarters of the charges against him.
It is almost impossible to guard against malevolent intent and evil imagination.
Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy was injured when three males entered a home in ...
A man has been killed after being hit by a truck on the M7 at Eastern Creek overnight.