Friday, 22 February 2019

Tag Archives: Sydney

Uber driver convicted over British passenger’s death

SYDNEY: An Uber driver was on Monday convicted over the death of a British passenger in Sydney. The passenger, 30-year-old Samuel Thomas, died when he fell from the Uber cab and was hit by a bus in June 2017, the BBC reported. Thomas, from Hertfordshire, had been getting out of ...

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Sydney targets 10 major sporting events in next decade

SYDNEY: Australia’s most populous state announced ambitious plans Monday to host 10 major sporting events over the next decade, including rugby World Cups and the new ATP tennis World Team Cup. An advisory committee headed by Rod McGeoch, the man who brought the Olympics to Sydney in 2000, has been ...

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Four Britons feared dead after seaplane crash

SYDNEY: The seaplane was returning from a New Year’s Eve lunch at a picturesque restaurant on the NSW Hawkesbury river when something caused it to plunge into the water and rapidly sink, killing all six aboard. The Sydney Seaplanes aircraft was carrying a pilot and five passengers when it crashed ...

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Great white shark rescued, goes for a swim in Manly pool

SYDNEY: A baby great white shark has been rescued after washing up on Manly Beach in Sydney’s north. The shark washed ashore around midday and was unable to return to the water, floundering in the shallows. Several members of the public tried a number of times to help the shark ...

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Police should have moved in earlier in Sydney siege: Coroner

Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Jieun Bae runs to armed tactical response police officers for safety after she escaped from a cafe under siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia. Police responding to the deadly hostage crisis in a Sydney cafe underestimated the gunman’s threat ...

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Warner ton sets up series win for Australia

SYDNEY: A David Warner hundred. A catalogue of Pakistan fielding errors. A big win for Australia. It was as if the fourth one-day international in Sydney was a recap of the Test campaign earlier this summer. Certainly the result was the same – a series victory for Australia. Unlike in ...

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