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Roderick Eime

Citizen based in Sydney, Australia, Australia. Joined on Jul 21, 2009
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Missing: Amelia Earhart’s bones

Suva - The mysterious disappearance of famous 20th century aviatrix, Amelia Earhart, has taken an intriguing turn. Why are researchers now scouring Fiji for her remains?

Young mother burned alive as witch in Papua New Guinea

Mount Hagen - A young woman has been publicly tortured and burned alive in front of crowd of onlookers, including schoolchildren, in the central highland town of Mount Hagen

Scores of buried WWII Spitfires may soon fly again

The truth or fiction behind rumours of scores of buried WWII Spitfire fighter planes is soon to be revealed with the announcement that ownership issues have been solved and recovery funding sourced.

Hopes to find missing pilot after 70 years

Following the discovery of a missing WWII RAF Kittyhawk in the Sahara desert, plans are underway to locate the pilot's remains and recover the aircraft.

Ryanair Red Hot Fares Too Hot

Dublin - Irish budget carrier, Ryanair, are in hot water again for what the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) say are ads that are too “sexually suggestive”.

Aussie PM rescued by riot police in Australia Day scuffle

Canberra - The Australian Prime Minister, Ms Julia Gillard, was trapped inside a Canberra building for around 30 minutes as she was besieged by Aboriginal protesters.

Actor, Geoffrey Rush, named ‘Australian of the Year’ for 2012

Canberra - Acclaimed actor and arts supporter, Geoffrey Rush, was named Australian of the Year 2012 at a public event on the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra.

TripAdvisor Announces Readers' Top Hotels

Love them or hate them, everybody reads them., arguably the most influential source of hotel reviews, has released its much anticipated Travelers Choice Awards for 2012. But not all hotels agree.

Sir Richard Branson and Celebrities Rally to Ban Shark Fin Soup

Hong Kong - A movement of conservationists, high profile chefs, luxury hotels and celebrities are working to raise the awareness of the overfishing of sharks for fin soup and the danger to the world marine ecosystem

Eight dead as superliner runs aground near Italy

One of the largest cruise ships operating in the Mediterranean has run aground causing panic aboard. At least eight passengers are reported dead. Video of the incident is now circulating online.

Malaysia Airlines pilot charged with importing drugs

Sydney - A Malaysia Airlines (MAS) pilot has been arrested at Sydney airport and charged with the illegal importation of 5kg of methamphetamine in his suitcase

Chinese build hi-tech 30-storey hotel in 360 hours

Hunan - An innovative Chinese construction company mass produces sustainable, earthquake-proof skyscrapers that cost up to ten times less than conventional structures. Watch the amazing time-lapse video.

Mission Impossible star, Jeremy Renner, escapes knife attack

Phuket - Renner avoids serious injury, while drinking buddy and resort manager, Vorasit “Pla-wan” Issara, ends up in hospital with serious wounds

Saving the SS United States

Philadelphia - There’s no doubt the romance and mystique of the great ocean liners lives on long after their demise, whether it be by natural retirement or calamity. But the SS United States holds a special place in US history and her future is in doubt.

Motor Race interupted by huge fallen tree

Bathurst - The annual Bathurst 12 Hour production car event was halted for nearly an hour as a massive gum tree fell across the track during a storm.

Sir Richard Branson to launch 'flying' submarine

Very soon the term ‘adventure travel’ will have a whole new meaning. Not content with sub-orbital space flight, Branson has revealed his next daring plan to thrill well-healed adventurers like himself, the Necker Nymph.

Famous B-17 Flying Fortress Going Home after 68 Years

On January 26, one of Papua New Guinea’s most famous WWII relics went home. “The Swamp Ghost” is a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber that crash landed in a New Guinea swamp. Not everybody is glad to see her go.

Facebook employed in search for missing Rockefeller

Police have commandeered the mysteriously active Facebook page of a missing Australian millionaire in an attempt to solve his week-old disappearance

Beach drownings rise in Australia, awareness campaign launched

Surf Lifesaving Australia (SLSA) has launched a new website and awareness campaign in an attempt to halt the rising number of drowning deaths from treacherous rip currents.

Japanese whale boat rams protest vessel, crew evacuate

Sea Shepherd's fast protest vessel, Ady Gil, has been badly damaged in a collision with the Japanese whaler, Shonan Maru 2. Conflicting accounts emerge.
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