Category: What’s on Sydney

‘Distressing’: More than 400 babies infected with the flu 0

‘Distressing’: More than 400 babies infected with the flu

The season’s early start has seen huge numbers of children admitted to hospital with the virus, with one Royal Children’s Hospital doctor saying she has been “distressed on a personal level”.

US places sanctions over Iran nuke program 0

US places sanctions over Iran nuke program

The United States has imposed sanctions on five people and an international network of companies the US Treasury says are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran’s nuclear program.

US places sanctions over Iran nuke program 0

US places sanctions over Iran nuke program

The United States has imposed sanctions on five people and an international network of companies the US Treasury says are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran’s nuclear program.

Development on city fringe, dry weather sees jump in injured kangaroos 0

Development on city fringe, dry weather sees jump in injured kangaroos

The combination of building on Melbourne’s fringe and months of dry weather before recent rains is pushing kangaroos into greater conflict with motorists, leading to a record number of wildlife deaths in parts of the city.

Teen swallowed pills ‘to avoid detection’ 0

Teen swallowed pills ‘to avoid detection’

A 19-year-old woman who died after an MDMA overdose took up to three pills in close proximity to avoid detection by police, a Sydney inquest has heard.

Myanmar’s Bagan awarded heritage status 0

Myanmar’s Bagan awarded heritage status

UNESCO has inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing.

SA drug-driving mum asks to be spared jail 0

SA drug-driving mum asks to be spared jail

A South Australian mother who continued drug-driving after she killed her son while high on ice has asked a judge not to jail her due to a brain injury suffered in the crash.

Strong quake rattles Southern California 0

Strong quake rattles Southern California

The strongest earthquake in 20 years has shaken Southern California and parts of Nevada on the July 4th holiday, causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicentre.

Standing up for Hong Kong means standing up for human rights 0

Standing up for Hong Kong means standing up for human rights

Hong Kong is in the midst of calamity and it’s time the UK stands up for Hong Kong; for justice, affection, business interests and, most importantly, human rights.

Mental health system failing mum, daughter 0

Mental health system failing mum, daughter

When a 12-year-old girl turned up at a Victorian hospital emergency department after trying to self-harm and talking about hurting her family, she was turned away.