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#Sydney

# sydney - Yesterday’s News

New footage emerges of police storming Sydney siege café with sniper waiting opposite Fatal Raid This post contains videos

New footage emerges of police storming Sydney siege café with sniper waiting opposite

The Australian Prime Minster has promised an urgent inquiry into why Man Haron Monis was not under surveillance.

Australian PM: ‘I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible’

An inquiry will also take place into action by police prior to the siege.

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# sydney - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

‘I’ll Ride With You’: A blueprint for how we should deal with terrorism

Yesterday’s gesture by a Sydney commuter was an extraordinary show of solidarity and humanity – showing what differentiates us is negligible in comparison to what unites us.

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege In Pictures This post contains images

The Morning After: Australia remembers heroes of Sydney siege

Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were killed yesterday.

Sydney hostage victim died while ‘shielding pregnant friend’

The siege ended after 16 hours when police stormed the cafe.

# sydney - Monday 15 December, 2014

Gunman dead, two other fatalities as police storm Sydney siege café

Seven hostages ran from the building — just seconds before police entered with stun grenades and live fire.

Three gunmen in Belgian siege ‘taken outside with their hands in the air’

The victim is understood to be safe and well.

From The Daily Edge Yes, people are actually taking selfies at the Sydney siege

Yes, people are actually taking selfies at the Sydney siege

The images have sparked outrage on Twitter.

Sydney siege: Terror alert not raised, flights operating as normal

Sydney airport said there are no delays on flights in and out, though some are taking a different route over the city.

From Business ETC Uber offers free trips after it increased prices during Sydney siege Backtrack

Uber offers free trips after it increased prices during Sydney siege

The company’s surge pricing model increases rates in the city by up to four times their usual cost.

# sydney - Monday 1 December, 2014

Police urge mother of dead baby on beach to come forward

The gruesome discovery was made by two boys aged six and seven.

# sydney - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Tesco, the IRA, and Carrauntoohil: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of deaths in Ireland are caused by cancer?

# sydney - Friday 28 November, 2014

From The Score Celebrate Sonia O’Sullivan’s birthday with a trip down memory lane The Special One

Celebrate Sonia O’Sullivan’s birthday with a trip down memory lane

One of Ireland’s greatest ever athletes provided us with a litany of standout moments.

# sydney - Monday 24 November, 2014

Mother charged with attempted murder after baby found alive in drain

The baby, who is believed to have been in the drain for five days, is in a stable condition.

# sydney - Friday 7 November, 2014

Ireland… Home of potatoes, and not much else — says Australian newspaper

The Irish ambassador to Australia says the remark was “deeply offensive”.

# sydney - Sunday 10 August, 2014

From The Score Runner dies after Sydney’s City2Surf fun run City2Surf

Runner dies after Sydney’s City2Surf fun run

The man, from the Sydney suburb of Coogee, has not been named.

# sydney - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From The Score Cheika guides Waratahs to first Super Rugby title in thrilling final Classic

Cheika guides Waratahs to first Super Rugby title in thrilling final

The ‘Tahs and the Crusaders played out a memorable clash in Sydney.

# sydney - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Airline forced to apologise after ‘warning passengers to flush their drugs’ Flush The Evidence

Airline forced to apologise after ‘warning passengers to flush their drugs’

The flight was carrying people home from a music festival.

# sydney - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 surprising places that are colder than Ireland today Fierce Heat

6 surprising places that are colder than Ireland today

HEATWAVE! This is my island in the sun!

# sydney - Friday 18 July, 2014

100 AIDS experts were killed in the Ukraine plane crash

They were on their way to a global conference in Australia.

# sydney - Monday 14 July, 2014

Anger over Australian campervan firm’s ‘little slut’ slogan

The company has said it doesn’t try to be controversial and pokes fun at everything.

# sydney - Friday 27 June, 2014

Woman electrocuted by faulty USB charger on her laptop

The 28-year-old woman was found wearing headphones and with her computer in her lap.

# sydney - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Irish man drowns in Sydney

The man was at a festival when he entered the water.

# sydney - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Irish man missing for four days in Australia found alive

Donal O’Sullivan was found in the stairwell of a Sydney shopping centre and is being treated in hospital for his injuries.

# sydney - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

33-year-old Clare man missing in Sydney

Donal O’Sullivan has not been seen since Saturday morning.

# sydney - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Woman killed by shark during morning swim

Christine Armstrong (63) had been with a group but was attacked after she turned back.

# sydney - Monday 24 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish students with no money blagged their way to Sydney in 36 hours Jailbreak

# sydney - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Father of 12-year-old accused of ‘marrying her off’ to 26-year-old man

The man’s arrest follows the detention last week of the ‘husband’ on 25 child sex offences.

# sydney - Monday 10 February, 2014

Teenage girl gang-raped by six men in Sydney park

Police had to delay issuing an appeal to the public as the 14-year-old was too traumatised to speak to officers.

# sydney - Monday 27 January, 2014

Irish man in Australia gets jail sentence for drunken attack on a bouncer

Nine news reports that Diarmaid Dooley will spend between 8 months to a year in jail.

# sydney - Friday 24 January, 2014

Police await medical advice to speak to estranged husband of Comrie Cullen

Christopher Cullen is currently being treated for non-life-threatening injuries

# sydney - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Family devastated after Irish mother found dead in Sydney car park

The mother of three was found beside her car on Wednesday afternoon.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# sydney - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Passengers describe train derailment like ‘a monster coming up from the floor’ Off The Rails

# sydney - Monday 28 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Irish mammy reacts to son’s surprise arrival home from Australia Hello Mam

Irish mammy reacts to son’s surprise arrival home from Australia

Arm yourself with tissues before watching.

# sydney - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort

The crisis is now entering its seventh day. 200 homes have been destroyed, and one life has been lost.

# sydney - Monday 21 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

More than 200 homes destroyed as wildfires threaten Sydney outskirts

Officials fear increasing temperatures and strong winds expected tomorrow and on Wednesday could help spread the fires.

# sydney - Friday 18 October, 2013

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales

The bushfires across Australia’s most populous state are among the worst in the past decade.

# sydney - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Irish woman treated for stab wounds in Sydney

She was injured in the Australian city in the early hours of this morning.

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