There's a LOT going on here in Sydney! If you plan a visit, first look for a cheap flight...


How to make lemon meringue pie

Many people think lemon meringue pie looks difficult to make. Follow these simple steps and you'll see that it's actually really easy to prepare. [Read entire story]

ANZ hoaxer Jonathan Moylan, who sent fake press release about Whitehaven Coal, unlikely to go to jail

An activist who distributed a fake press release that caused a coal company's share price to plummet is unlikely to be jailed after prosecutors decided not to request a custodial sentence. Jonathan Moylan appeared in the [Read entire story]

Train derails at North Melbourne en route to Sydney

A passenger train on its way to Sydney has derailed near North Melbourne station. [Read entire story]

Love a load of tripe and other offal bits

Sydney chef, Colin Fassnidge describes how his 'no waste' philosophy is derived from his mother's cooking in Ireland. But many of us have not had good childhood memories of tripe and other offal. Persuaded to give it [Read entire story]

‘Drunken’ passenger allegedly abuses crew and passengers, forces Virgin flight to turn back to Perth

A Virgin flight from Perth to Sydney was last night forced to turn back to Perth Airport after a man allegedly abused crew and fellow passengers during a drunken tirade. [Read entire story]

Graincorp buys stake in Egyptian flour mill

Australia's dominant east coast grain handler, GrainCorp, has purchased a 10 per cent stake in Egyptian flour miller Five Star Flour Mills. [Read entire story]

Eight Gigabytes of Hardcore Pornography

Funny and disturbing, this play is a must see. [Read entire story]

Movieland 65: The Disaster Artist

CJ chats with The Room's Greg Sestero about his book The Disaster Artist (just wait until you hear his Tommy Wiseau impression), then with Finnish movie star Laura Birn. [Read entire story]

Guardian services axed on Sydney trains, police take over patrols

Late night guardian trains have been cancelled on Sydney's rail network and replaced by needs-based police patrols on trains. [Read entire story]

3P shares off to disappointing start

EDUCATIONAL software company 3P Learning's shares have fallen 14 per cent after debuting on the Australian Securities Exchange on Wednesday. [Read entire story]

NZ shares join regional sell-off

THE NZX 50 Index has dropped 0.8 per cent, following a rethink on how global monetary policy may impact on equities. [Read entire story]

Stocks to watch at close on Wednesday

STOCKS of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange at close on Wednesday [Read entire story]

Dawn of Apes takes itself too seriously

As entertainment, this is impeccably crafted and often spectacular. Yet conceptually it's never as interesting or provocative as it could have been. [Read entire story]

360 fans convince Hopsin to tour

Fans of Melbourne rapper 360 - aka Matt Colwell - have rallied on social media to convince one of the brightest talents in American hip-hop to tour Australia in September. [Read entire story]

Fewer Australians heading into bankruptcy

BANKRUPTCY in Australia has reached its lowest level in almost 10 years, with personal insolvency falling nine per cent in the June quarter [Read entire story]

Uber maps a route into the US suburbs

CAR-SERVICE network Uber, which has already roiled city taxi and other transport services in several countries, is now pushing into suburbs. [Read entire story]

Westfield spin-off Scentre raises $3b

WESTFIELD spin-off Scentre Group has raised more than $3 billion in one of the largest non-bank bond raisings by an Australian company in Europe [Read entire story]

Sia hides in plain sight on new album

Sia writes the hits but does she want the fame? Her new album leaves the options open. [Read entire story]

Low pay a source of worker stress

LOW pay is a source of stress with many fretting about how to put food on the table and pay bills even when they have a job. [Read entire story]

NZ storms caused $NZ77m in damage so far

ALMOST $NZ77 million has been paid out over storm-related damange in New Zealand so far this year; over half was claimed after the Easter weekend weather. [Read entire story]

Busted: Britney without Auto-Tune

It's bad, fingernails-on-chalkboard bad. [Read entire story]

Netflix hunts people to watch TV

Yes, this is for real: Netflix is advertising for people to watch TV for a living. [Read entire story]

Consumer confidence still weak post-budget

ANXIETY over tax hikes and spending cuts announced in the federal budget is weighing on consumer confidence. [Read entire story]

Hundreds line up for legal pot

WASHINGTON state's top prosecutor joins the queue to buy some of the first marijuana legally sold for recreational purposes. [Read entire story]

Scentre in massive Europe bond issue

WESTFIELD’S Australian spin-off Scentre has issued €2 billion ($2.9bn) worth of European bonds. [Read entire story]

Dexus in pitch for Woodside Plaza

DEXUS Property Group is expected to begin tapping the market to find new tenants for the Woodside Plaza office building in Perth. [Read entire story]

Southpoint units snapped up

ANTHONY John Group has sold all 130 units in its first release at the $590 million Southpoint development in Brisbane. [Read entire story]

Another sale round for tavern

AUSTRALIAN Leisure Group’s Commercial Tavern in Ayr, Queensland is back on the market after failing to sell several years ago. [Read entire story]

China property bubble slowly deflates

HOUSING prices in major Chinese cities have fallen for a second consecutive month in June, providing more evidence of a deflating property bubble. [Read entire story]

Search for tenant displays Google

INTERNET search giant Google is expected to eye the inner-city Australian Technology Park in its search for office space. [Read entire story]

Westfield seen as a takeover target

WESTFIELD could become a takeover target ahead of the mega mall owner’s expected listing in New York. [Read entire story]

REDMS changes tune on links

A NEW player in the property market at the centre of a dispute with market leader REA Group has backtracked on its previous stance. [Read entire story]

Sentinel’s Homeworld buy

PROPERTY investment firm Sentinel Property Group has bought the Homeworld Centre in Canberra’s Tuggeranong for $31 million. [Read entire story]

Meriton, Woolies join forces

MERITON and Woolworths will join forces at two major residential projects in Sydney and the Gold Coast. [Read entire story]