Bonfire explodes at Jewish festival in London, 10 suffer minor injuries

Bonfire explodes at Jewish festival in London, 10 suffer minor injuries

Posted May 03, 2018 17:00:34 Ten people suffered minor injuries following a large fire during a Jewish celebration in north London. External Link: London Ambulance tweet: “Tonight we have assisted @Hatzola dealing with multiple patients.” “Ten individuals suffered minor injuries following a large fire lit as part of local Jewish …

Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

Posted April 24, 2018 10:32:30 Photo: Perth has fewer wet days per year, but when the rain does fall, the city often cops it. (ABC News: David Weber) Perth may be best known for its idyllic beaches and sunny skies, but the West Australian capital sees more rain than Melbourne, …

London Marathon runners sweat through record-breaking heat

London Marathon runners sweat through record-breaking heat

Posted April 23, 2018 17:41:20 Photo: Runners stand in front of fans after finishing the London Marathon. (Reuters: Paul Childs) Related Story: Australia’s De Rozario wins London Marathon wheelchair event London Marathon runners sweltered through the event’s hottest year on record with the mercury reaching 24.1 degrees Celsius. Extra water, …

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women’s wheelchair event in high temperatures

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women’s wheelchair event in high temperatures

Posted April 23, 2018 07:24:36 Photo: Australia’s Madison de Rozario followed up her Commonwealth Games triumph with victory in the London Marathon. (AP: Kirsty Wigglesworth) Fresh from her Commonwealth Games triumph, Australia’s Madison De Rozario has taken out the women’s elite wheelchair event at the London Marathon. Her compatriot Kurt …

London Court: Perth shopping arcade that’s a mix of Tudor Gothic and art deco

London Court: Perth shopping arcade that’s a mix of Tudor Gothic and art deco

Posted April 07, 2018 08:00:27 Photo: London Court brings half-timbered Tudor Gothic to the Perth CBD. (ABC Radio Perth: Emma Wynne) Once upon a time tourists crowded around London Court’s clock to watch its jousters on the hour. Today, people bustle past the Elizabethan façade of Perth’s most idiosyncratic shopping …

Prince Philip ‘progressing satisfactorily’ after hip replacement at London hospital

Prince Philip ‘progressing satisfactorily’ after hip replacement at London hospital

Posted April 05, 2018 08:29:25 Photo: Police officers guard the entrance of the King Edward VII hospital where Prince Philip is recovering from surgery. The 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, is recovering after undergoing a successful hip replacement operation Wednesday, Buckingham Palace says. The palace …

London train bomb teen found guilty of attempted murder

London train bomb teen found guilty of attempted murder

Updated March 17, 2018 09:31:34 Video: Parsons Green bomber caught on security footage (ABC News) An Iraqi teenager who told police he had been trained by the Islamic State group has been convicted of attempted murder for planting a home-made bomb on a London subway train. Key points: The home-made …

Recovered letters from SS Gairsoppa shipwreck to go on display in London

Recovered letters from SS Gairsoppa shipwreck to go on display in London

Updated March 29, 2018 14:29:47 Video: Lost WWII letters recovered from sunken steam boat (ABC News) A treasure trove of hundreds of lost letters, including personal messages from soldiers to their loved ones, has been recovered from a World War II shipwreck in almost pristine condition. More than 700 personal …

London to Perth direct flight: Qantas Dreamliner tipped to make Australian tourism soar

London to Perth direct flight: Qantas Dreamliner tipped to make Australian tourism soar

Updated March 24, 2018 23:12:44 Photo: The new Qantas Dreamliner at its official launch at Alice Springs. (Supplied: Qantas) Long haul travel just got longer with Australia’s first direct flight to London via Perth taking to the sky with politicians, journalists and holidaymakers on board. The flight — which takes …

How to survive the Qantas Dreamliner 787 epic 17-hour plane flight from Perth to London

How to survive the Qantas Dreamliner 787 epic 17-hour plane flight from Perth to London

Updated March 24, 2018 09:28:10 Photo: Qantas’s first Dreamliner 787-9 being prepared to enter the airline’s fleet. (Supplied: Qantas) Dry mouth, confusion, increased anxiety or simply extreme boredom — these are just some of the unpleasant sensations you can expect to experience with long-haul air travel. Longest long-haul flights Auckland—Dubai: …