"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
A man was arrested after climbing up an arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge on Friday in an incident that brought traffic to a standstill.
Torrential rain and high winds battered Australia’s east coast on Sunday, leaving up to 26,000 homes without power while flooding forced hundreds of people into evacuation…
A light show on the sails of the Sydney Opera House opened the VIVID Festival, a festival which celebrated light, music and new ideas.
One person has been reportedly killed and two others injured in a shooting at a factory on the outskirts of Sydney. Police said they do not believe
Sydney marks one year since the Lindt cafe siege
People around the world showed their sorrow and solidarity with France on Saturday in the wake of the Paris attacks. In Rio de Janeiro the iconic
Every year, Sydney’s coastline is transformed into a public art gallery for a couple of weeks thanks to the ‘Sculpture by the Sea’ exhibition
Four people were arrested in Australia on Wednesday (October 7) in connection with the slaying of a civilian police worker, whose murder is being treated as a case of terrorism.
Australia are banking on back row pace in their bid to unseat the All Blacks in an exciting Rugby Championship decider in Sydney on Saturday. It has
Australia’s government is pledging to crackdown on radicalisation after two teenage brothers suspected of being ISIL recruits were stopped at Sydney
Australian anti-terror police have outlined details of a planned terrorist attack in Sydney linked to the militant Islamic State. Two men, who were
Sydney is celebrating its annual arts festival. The Australian city hosts a variety of genres. Renowned Chinese artist Zhang Huan has erected two
In New Zealand, one of the first countries to greet the New Year, fireworks were set off from the top of the Auckland Sky Tower
Sydney to Hobart: Wild Oats XI takes line honours for a record-breaking eighth time
The body suit worn by Cathy Freeman during the Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics may have turned up 14 years after going missing. Freeman
Hundreds of mourners gathered at a Sydney church this morning for the funeral of 34-year-old cafe manager, Tori Johnson. Johnson was killed while
There have been emotional scenes in Australia, as the families of the hostages killed in the Sydney cafe siege visited the field of flowers laid out
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has launched an official investigation into the deadly hostage drama in a Sydney café, as questions are asked as to why the hostage-taker was free on bail.
People are still laying floral tributes to the victims of the Sydney siege. The Martin Place shrine has now spread to a second site nearby to
Australian police are investigating the motives of Man Haron Monis, the suspected gunman who died after the 16 hour hostage standoff. The self-styled