Perth named Australia’s friendliest city
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Perth named Australia’s friendliest city

A new ranking of Australia’s friendliest towns and cities has been released by Big 7 Travel based on feedback from the travel site’s 1.5 million-strong global social media…

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Simple wrong turns leads to holiday hell
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Simple wrong turns leads to holiday hell

Eileen Connors, 24, her husband, David Connors, 30, and his cousin, Michael Connors, were visiting family in Vancouver, British Columbia, on October 3 when they said they unintentionally…

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Insane feature in $2m ‘mansion on wheels’
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Insane feature in $2m ‘mansion on wheels’

An Australian family has commissioned a company to build this two-storey customised camper van that is large enough to accommodate both parents and six kids on an off-road…

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‘Ridiculous’: Airline bans three-word greeting
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‘Ridiculous’: Airline bans three-word greeting

In a major change to the airline’s on-board protocol, passengers will no longer be referred to as “ladies and gentlemen” or the French “mesdames et messieurs”. Instead, crew…

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Passenger claims airline ruined marriage
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Passenger claims airline ruined marriage

Lina Di Falco, 54, now faces potential costs running into hundreds of thousands of dollars after failing to get compensation from the airline giant. Ms Di Falco sued…

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Travel chaos as brawls erupt at airport
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Travel chaos as brawls erupt at airport

Officers fired foam bullets and used batons against thousands of protesters who converged on the airport after the verdict was announced in Madrid. Protesters fought back by throwing…

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International flight costs just $7.40
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International flight costs just $7.40

British YouTuber Simon Wilson flew from London to Oslo, Norway for just £3.99 ($A7.40) each way with Irish budget airline Ryanair. “That is unbelievable. I can’t even get…

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Airline to stop using ‘ladies and gentlemen’
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Airline to stop using ‘ladies and gentlemen’

In a major change to the airline’s on-board protocol, passengers will no longer be referred to as “ladies and gentlemen” or the French “mesdames et messieurs”. Instead, crew…

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Crucial difference on Qantas plane VH-OJU
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Crucial difference on Qantas plane VH-OJU

Well, sort of. As part of a final farewell tour to the their Boeing 747 fleet (which will no longer be part of the Qantas family by the…

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One dead, 20 injured after hotel collapse
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One dead, 20 injured after hotel collapse

One person was killed at the scene. Approximately 20 others were injured. A man who had been unaccounted for turned out to have been at a local hospital.…

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