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31 min ago | NEWS.com.au

Meet the real-life Into the Wild guy

EVER wanted to quit your job, sell all your stuff and travel the world? This guy has always wanted to do it, and now he's taking the plunge.

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4 hrs ago | The Independent

Air travel disrupted by fresh volcano threats in Iceland and Papua New Guinea

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Belgium Travel, Travel, Brussels, Belgium Travel, Europe Travel, Earthquake, Sydney, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777

11 hrs ago | Ananova

Plain Cigarette Packs Do Not Hurt Retailers

Plain packs for cigarettes do not hurt small retailers, flood the market with cheap cigarettes, or boost the trade in counterfeit tobacco, according to new research.

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15 hrs ago | The Star Online

Volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea causes flight diversions

A volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea on Friday sent smoke and ash spewing high over the South Pacific island nation, leading some aircraft to alter their flight paths.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Travel, Oceania, Papua New Guinea Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Pacific Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea Travel,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

ABC News

Whale freed from tangled ropes off Western Australia's Mid West coast

A whale that was tangled in ropes and buoys off Western Australia's Mid West coast for several days, has been freed.

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Northern Territory News

PNG ash cloud threatens flights

The Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre in Darwin is monitoring the ash cloud from Tavurcur on PNG's East Britain Island, which is slowly drifting south west.

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Southland Times

City sisters launch design label

Two Invercargill sisters are making it big in the world of design in Australia. Sarah Kelk and Helen Adam have this month launched their own design label of art prints and knitted merino cushions and throws in Melbourne.

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South Coast Register

No longer a big city epidemic

THE prevalence and use of crystal methamphetamine or ice has increased dramatically in the Shoalhaven, according to the chief executive officer of a drug and alcohol treatment centre in Nowra.

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Illawarra Mercury

Gerringong-based Catholic brother charged

He cared for thousands of boys during a 37-year teaching career, which culminated with the top post at a Catholic college in Sydney.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Australia: MH370 may have turned south sooner

A failed satellite phone call suggests the missing passenger jet may have turned south slightly earlier than previously thought during its enigmatic journey, Australian authorities said Thursday.

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South China Morning Post

The enduring appeal of Scandinavian furniture

You've got to hand it to the Scandinavians - they know design. It is sleek without being unreasonably minimalist, and stylish yet utilitarian.

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Mansfield Chad

Bid to help ill Mandy meet long-lost sister

The family of a Sutton woman who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer is organising a big fundraising day in an effort to reunite her with her long-lost half-sister.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

ABC News

Bull bar laws are safety common sense says rural garage owner

Bull bar safety standards have come under fire on many fronts, but one rural supplier says in his view the laws are fine.

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Canberra Times

Etihad to boost capacity to Australia with A380s

"The new living spaces on our A380s will raise inflight product and service standards to the highest level ever in commercial aviation and change forever travellers' expectations of air travel," Etihad chief James Hogan.

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NEWS.com.au

Australian dollar higher

FLIGHT Centre has blamed a 16 per cent plunge in net profit on the Federal Budget's impact on households' travel spending.

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Western morning News

Small Devon firm set for trade down under

An East Devon company is about to make a big impact on the world stage as it launches into the Australian and New Zealand markets for the first time.

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ContactMusic.com

Lady Gaga Performs With Queen In Australia

Lady Gaga surprised the audience at a Queen concert in Australia on Wednesday night by taking to the stage to perform classic hit Another One Bites The Dust .

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Townsville Bulletin

Crowd cheers as teen girls brawl

VIDEO LANGUAGE WARNING: A SAVAGE fist fight filmed while hundreds of children and parents watched has been condemned by police.

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Daily Mail

Australia's top 10 suburbs for online shoppers revealed

Australians are among one of the biggest online shoppers in the world, with Melbourne revealed to be the biggest spenders, according to new data.

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NEWS.com.au

What's wrong with Hans' $16m wharf apartment plan?

AFTER trading from the same city address for almost 150 years, a family-owned shoe store in Rundle Mall is closing down.

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