Sydney Airport has agreed to accept A $ 23.6 billion (£ 13 billion; $ 17.5 billion) takeover offer from a group of investors. If completed, the deal will be one of the largest acquisitions ever in Australia. The deal came after the Sydney Aviation Alliance (SAA) raised its offer inContinue Reading

new video loaded: Sydney Springs to Life After More Than 100 Days in Lockdown transcript Back transcript Sydney Springs to Life After More Than 100 Days in Lockdown Gyms, barber shops and pubs were finally allowed to reopen, with some restrictions, after more than three months of lockdown. With vaccinationsContinue Reading

SYDNEY, Australia — With excitement and caution, Sydney stepped out of lockdown Monday after more than 100 days of Delta-diminished existence. It was “Freedom Day,” with rules. Across the state of New South Wales, home to Sydney, as many as 10 vaccinated people could gather at home, with the numberContinue Reading

new video loaded: Sydney to Phase Out of Lockdown transcript Back transcript Sydney to Phase Out of Lockdown Gladys Berejiklian, the premier of New South Wales, Australia, said restrictions in Sydney and other areas of the state still under lockdown would start lifting in October when officials expect 70 percentContinue Reading

Three months after Australia’s biggest city locked down to contain its latest coronavirus outbreak, the authorities have outlined a path to reopening. If it reaches a series of milestones in vaccination rates, Sydney will see restrictions start to lift in early October, with the aim of returning to normal lifeContinue Reading

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN Australia’s Aboriginal flag will replace the New South Wales state flag on Sydney Harbour Bridge, after officials scrapped a 25 million Australian dollar ($17 million) scheme that would have accommodated both. In a statement announcing the decision Monday, New South Wales (NSW) Premier Dominic PerrottetContinue Reading

People look Tuesday at the flooded Windsor Bridge at Windsor on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia. Mark Baker/AP hide caption toggle caption Mark Baker/AP People look Tuesday at the flooded Windsor Bridge at Windsor on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia. Mark Baker/AP RICHMOND, Australia — Hundreds of homes have beenContinue Reading