Australia has been the target of at least 15 planned terror attacks, including public beheadings, over the past two years.
Victoria Ticha The first night of Hanukkah falls on Christmas Eve this year, something that hasn't happened in nearly four decades.
Anna Patty Almost one in two people end up in a sexual relationship with their workmates, but it may not be the best thing for your career, HR professionals warn.
Julie Power Aster Khaieo's Christmas wish is to "never leave Australia".
A week in photos from award winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.
The partner of Chad Robinson has paid tribute to the former NRL star, saying she hopes the death of an "incredible father" and her "very best friend" will not be in vain.
Filip Stempien Why are Sydney's buses burning? That is the question transport safety authorities will continue to have to try to answer after yet another bus caught fire on Thursday night, the 53rd bus fire this year.
Lisa Visentin James Packer's $2 billion Barangaroo casino is all but a reality after a last-ditch legal bid from a local community group was rejected on Friday.
Clare Sibthorpe and Finbar O'Mallon Emergency medicine expert says such instances are not uncommon.
James Lemon Police have arrested three men following a mass brawl outside Sydney's Town Hall about midnight on Thursday night.