Justin Bieber took Sydney Harbour by storm to perform his worldwide smash “What Do You Mean?” and more for Australia’s Sunrise morning show on Cockatoo Island, dubbed “Bieber Island,” on Wednesday. The pop prince thrilled the 1,200 competition winners, with some camping out the night before to see the superstar in the multimedia event which... Show More Summary
Officials in New South Wales, Australia are banning UberX cars from their roads for three months after failing to prosecute their drivers, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. Authorities charged 24 drivers with violating the state’s taxi laws, saying the UberX car-sharing service couldn’t properly monitor and vet its 4,000 drivers in Sydney. Show More Summary
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Sometimes you just have to isolate the crazy, and so it was that the city of Sydney let Justin Bieber take over an entire island on Wednesday morning to throw a concert for his fans. Even before 6 a.m. local time,...Show More Summary
A sweeping and detailed image of Mars made front pages around the world on Tuesday after scientists from NASA reported that there’s water on the planet. Today’s front page comes from The Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, which instead zoomed out on the red planet. Here’s a collection of fronts from the U.S. Show More Summary
Time zones be damned, there’s no excuse for missing all the big hits of the NFL season thanks to these morning sport-friendly Sydney pubs
Women in one country will soon be getting abortions by phone, with no need to see a pharmacist or a doctor. Their only outside visits will be to medical clinics for ultrasounds and blood tests, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. The Tabbot Foundation in Australia is offering to assess women...
It’s iPhone frenzy day, and this morning in Sydney saw a pretty decent queue outside Australia’s flagship Apple Store and all the high-street stores of the country’s major telcos. So, if you avoided the line earlier today, are you able to duck into a store right now and pick one up? More »
It was a case of the haves and the have-nots Australians lined up in the rain at Apple's flagship store in Sydney on Friday morning, while commuters walked past with confused expressions on their face. But the dedicated followers ofShow More Summary
Hundreds of die-hard Apple fans lined up in the rain to obtain one of the new iPhones, launched on Friday morning -- though significantly less turned up than for the iPhone 6 launch.
It appears Darwin was on to something after all. In the most stunning statistic of the new narcissistic normal's sharing economy, The Sydney Morning Herald reports that, since 2013, deaths from shark attacks have been outnumbered by deaths while taking a selfie. Show More Summary
Some boasting going on: Exclusive. Peter Hartcher, The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday: Abbott…
The Sydney Morning Herald misses the point about Leign Sales’ interview with Malcolm Turnbull last night: The ABC 7.30 host…
Either the Sydney Morning Herald no longer recognises tosh before it publishes the stuff, or its audience is in deep cultural decline. Still,…
When a pod of whales tucked into a feeding frenzy on the NSW south coast, an opportunistic fur seal wasted no time in... Posted by The Sydney Morning Herald - smh.com.au on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 A pod of whales was in heaven off the New South Wales coast in Australia. Show More Summary
The 20-year-old Florida man accused of trying to instigate a bombing at a 9/11 memorial in Kansas City has also been pretending to be an Islamic State sympathizer based out of Australia, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. Federal and Australian authorities said Joshua Ryne Goldberg went by the...
One Australian man is camping in front of Sydney's flagship Apple store in the hopes of being the first person in the world to get his hands on the new iPhone — and it hasn't even been announced yet. On Tuesday morning, entrepreneurShow More Summary
The latest Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide was announced this week. And while it proves Canberra has no shortage of fine restaurants, I’d argue that we do cheap and cheerful pretty well too. From bakeries to street food vendors, most Canberra shopping centres have heaps of inexpensive lunch options. I combined the two this week when I visited [...]
Guest essay by Eric Worrall Two new studies have promoted concerns that anthropogenic global warming could cause abrupt cooling in the Northern Hemisphere – the “Day after Tomorrow” scenario. According to the Sydney Morning Herald; Two new studies are adding to concerns about one of the most troubling scenarios for future climate change: the possibility…
Richard Prince’s New Portrait exhibition at Gagosian. Photo credit: The Sydney Morning Herald With artists accusing other artists, companies, and even entire cities of plagiarizing their works, accusations of artistic plagiarism have felt like they were at an all-time high in 2015. Show More Summary
Some of the major issues teachers and the school board are bargaining over are pay, equity, recess, and special education caseloads. Sydney Brownstone Seattle Teachers Unanimously Vote to Strike: Just after 7:30 last night, Sydney reports, "a packed Benaroya Hall full of Seattle's teachers unanimously shouted, 'AYE!!!' on a motion to strike. Show More Summary