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Ellie Holman

DUBAI officials claim a British mother who was thrown in jail for drinking a glass of wine on an Emirates flight from London was “abusive” and “illegally filmed” airport staff. Dr Ellie Holman, 44, was detained with her daughter, four, after getting into a dispute with staff over her visa …

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ISIS, Tajikistan

JAY Austin had worked in the same mundane office job for seven years when he decided there was more to life than password changes, teleconferences and timesheets. His partner Lauren Geoghegan felt the same way, so the pair dropped everything in pursuit of a worldwide adventure in July 2017 — …

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Air Q400

DESCRIBING himself to air traffic controllers as “broken”, the man who stole a Horizon Air Q400 plane from Seattle International Airport before crashing on a nearby island may have learnt how to fly from playing video games. The man, identified as Richard Russell, worked for Horizon Airlines as a ground …

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Madison Lyden

AS MADISON Lyden’s heartbroken family spoke out about the “horrific way” their loving sibling and daughter died in New York City, the truck driver who knocked her down has explained why he got behind the wheel after drinking. The 23-year-old Tasmanian woman was killed in Manhattan on Friday when she …

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Air Q400

A MAN who stole and crashed a plane uploaded a final video to YouTube describing the life of a ground agent. In the video, posted to YouTube in December last year, Richard Russell described his workplace while cheerful music played in the background. “Hi, I’m Beebo Russell, and I’m a …

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Madison Lyden

MADISON Lyden was seeing the world with her best mate and having the adventure of a lifetime when her life was cruelly cut short. The 23-year-old Tasmanian woman was killed in Manhattan on Friday when she swerved into a busy New York City road to avoid an Uber driver blocking …

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Aviation expert

MISSING Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could have been brought down by a stowaway who was hiding somewhere on the Boeing 777, an aviation expert has claimed. Others have previously suggested pilot Zaharie Amad Shah crashed the plane after taking it off course shortly after taking off from Kuala Lumpur in …

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Rainbow Beach Adventure Company

A MAORI man working on one of Australia’s most popular beaches has detailed the racial vilification he allegedly suffered. While working for Rainbow Beach Adventure Company, McDuff Tupetagi claims he was regularly mocked, called a “black fella” and given a can labelled “black guy repellent” when he asked for sunscreen. …

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