Gold Prices Fall to Near 6-Year Lows

Gold Prices Fall to Near 6-Year Lows

Singapore: Gold fell for a twelfth session out of thirteen on Friday, trading close to a near-six-year low on rising bets that the Federal Reserve would hike US rates next month and as investors pull …
Aussie spots only fit for nuclear waste?

Aussie spots only fit for nuclear waste?

Oman Ama in Queensland has been shortlisted for a proposed nuclear waste facility. Pic Peter Wallis STRAP yourselves in and let Lonley Dumpsites take you on a long and exciting trip through Straya’s outback and …
It was meant to be a fun night out

It was meant to be a fun night out

Stephen van der Mark has had some interesting experiences in west Africa. IT WAS meant to be a fun night out to celebrate my partner’s return from west Africa. But what started out as a …
Severe storms on the way

Severe storms on the way

Storm moving in over the Sydney CBD as seen from Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, Sydney. Picture: Jonathan Ng ANOTHER Friday and another storm hits Sydney. A wild storm front is thundering into Sydney from the west, …
Bali holiday headaches flare up again

Bali holiday headaches flare up again

Flights into Bali have been cancelled until at least tomorrow as Mt Rinjani continues to erupt. Frustration … Australian passengers continue to face Bali travel nightmares. Picture: John Grainger MUCH to the dismay of travellers, …
Foreign country in the middle of Brissie

Foreign country in the middle of Brissie

Citizens of the Republic of Wynnum ahead of its first anniversary of independence on November 12. Picture: Renae Droop MALCOLM Turnbull may have scrapped knights and dames from Australia’s honours system but he can’t touch …
Locked overnight in a haunted prison

Locked overnight in a haunted prison

Victoria’s Old Geelong Gaol holds the reputation of one of the most miserable houses of incarceration ever opened in Australia. Staying true to its status, the gaol’s aggressive spirits play havoc with the Haunting: Australia …