Man claims he saw two UFOs at Collaroy

A MAN claims he saw two UFOs hovering over the ocean off Collaroy this morning

Firefighters plea with homeowners

FIREFIGHTERS are pleading with home owners to prepare their properties for summer

Man pleads not guilty to Muslim riots

THE teenager accused of assaulting a police officer and attacking a dog during the Sydney Muslim riots last month has pleaded not guilty

Free parking in Sydney feasibility on agenda

City Council pushing for a study to examine the "feasibility" of offering 15-minute spaces

Bus bursts into flames on Oxford St

MORE than 30 passengers had to be evacuated from a city bus this morning after its engine burst into flames Sydney's famous Oxford St

Vodafone admits it stuffed up in Australia

network crashed two years ago because the company wasn't keeping up with the surging demand from smart phones

Sydney the second most expensive city in the world

SYDNEY is the second most expensive city in the world after Tokyo, according to global survey

Villawood guards face assault claim

Two guards from the private company running Australian detention centres have been stood down pending an investigation into allegations they assaulted

NSW a buyer's market

The Commonwealth Bank-RP Data Home Buyers Index report says most suburbs are good value because of a greater number of properties for sale

450 news home for Ermington

Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has been been given the go-ahead for a $52.8 million development in Ermington

Childcare centres allowed to flout the rules

SUBSTANDARD childcare centres will be kept open despite strict new quality controls that are driving up the cost of care

How Australia will look in 2050

 THESE startling images reveal what Australia's "population galaxy" will look like if current trends prevail and we reach 40 million by 2050

Biting back at deadly snake trade

A ROGUE breeder of the world's deadliest snake is believed to be operating in NSW

Telstra plans $25m carbon tax slug

The proposed $1 charge will be a one-off, but households could end up paying more because the fee will be levied on individual broadband, fixed line and mobile services

Parking fines lining the council coffers with gold

SYDNEY City has driven back from the edge of bankruptcy to become the richest council in the state - on the back of parking fines and fees

Jail for man who ran internet sex scam and tricked women into having sex with him

A MAN who masqueraded as sex industry representatives so he could trick young and attractive women into performing nude acts on webcam

Livestock theft costs farmers millions

THOUSANDS of sheep and cattle are being stolen across the state costing farmers millions of dollars

Soldiers fighting for life after truck rolls over at Holsworthy army base

TWO soldiers involved in a truck rollover inside Holsworthy Army Base are fighting for life

Coalition joins talks on risky refugees

Immigration Minister Chris Bowen and his opposition counterpart Scott Morrison are due to sit down early this week to work out the details

Heat is on solar-powered homes

AUSTRALIA'S 800,000 solar-powered homes should be slugged more to plug into the main electricity grid