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Sydney (Australia)

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Top Sydney (Australia) Articles

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  • Fashion News: Stores accused of labeling real fur as fake

     
    Real fur is being mislabeled as faux, the Humane Society of the U.S. says. Model Elle MacPherson's former advisor sues the parent company of the News of the World, saying the phone-hacking scandal caused her to lose her job....
  • Monster Mash: Louvre, Leonardo; Meryl Streep, women's museum

     
    The Louvre Museum in Paris is facing accusations that it overcleaned a painting by Leonardo da Vinci -- "The Virgin and Child With Saint Anne." Meryl Streep talks about her effort to help establish a women's history museum....
  • Australian newspaper backtracks on Cate Blanchett report

     
    Cate Blanchett is disputing a report in a major Australian newspaper about the couple's announced departure from the company. The couple will conclude their tenure as co-artistic directors at the end of the 2013 season....
  • 50+ Mug Shots

     
    A slew of dapper Down Under ne’er-do-wells of the ’20s and ’30s, along with a rundown of their nefarious deeds...
  • Australia seeks to clamp down on forced labor, organ trafficking

     
    In Australia, legislation is aimed at combating organ trafficking, forced marriage and forced labor by broadening laws against slavery and exploitation, a plan that was heralded by human rights groups as a blueprint for world efforts to stop such abuse......
  • Olympic Competition: Summer Vs. Winter?

     
    Which Is Better? It Depends On Your Point Of View. Every couple of years, when the Olympics arrive, the discussion starts up again: Which is better — the Summer Olympics or the Winter? Purists will argue that the Winter Olympics aren’t even...
  • This is What the Next Mazda CX-9 Looks Like

     
    Mazda unveiled an updated CX-9 ahead of the three-row SUV's official debut at next month's Australian International Motor Show in Sydney. The automaker will launch the car Down Under later this year, but full details are still forthcoming. It will......
  • One Direction, FishFest and more: This week's on-sales

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Staples Center One Direction, Aug. 7, 2013 (Sat.) Verizon Wireless Amphitheater FishFest 2012, June 23 (Sat.) Gibson Amphitheatre YES, Aug. 15 (Fri.) Greek Theatre John...
  • The YouTube Symphony Orchestra is back for a second year -- but why?

     
    We're not really sure why, but it's back. The YouTube Symphony Orchestra is having another go, this time in Sydney, Australia. The general idea is the same as last year -- post a video of yourself playing the set audition......
  • Qantas grounds its A380 jets, half at LAX [Updated]

     
    Three of the six Airbus A380 superjumbo jets operated by Qantas Airways are sitting idle on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport. The Australian carrier decided to ground its entire A380 fleet Wednesday, after one of the double-decker aircraft....
  • Cate Blanchett returns to the stage in 'Uncle Vanya'

     
    After her raging success in Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire," actress Cate Blanchett is tackling another formidable stage classic for her follow-up -- Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya," which opened this week at the Sydney Theatre Company in...