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10
Oct

Parents of British backpacker fly to New Zealand to search for her

The parents of a missing British backpacker who hasn't been seen since leaving for a hike in New Zealand are flying to the country to help with the desperate search. Stephanie Simpson, 32, told friends on Friday she was going hiking over the weekend at Mount Aspiring National Park on the South Island.The alarm was raised when Miss Simpson, originally from Essex, failed to turn up at her landscaping job on…

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06
Oct

Sixteen hikers are rescued from the side of a flooded mountain

Emergency crews have rescued 16 people who became stuck while hiking in Queensland's Sunshine Coast hinterland.Rescuers were called to Mount Tibrogargan just before 6am on Saturday.Crews used ropes to ground each of the hikers. Emergency crews have rescued 16 people who became stuck while hiking with kids average speed in Queensland's Sunshine Coast hinterland (pictured)Two people were assessed by paramedics, with only one woman in her 20s suffering a minor…

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29
Sep

Kelly Gale turns 25!

Victoria's Secret model Kelly Gale's 25th birthday will be one she will never forget.The Swedish-Australian beauty experienced a terrifying ordeal during a surprise four-day getaway with her boyfriend Joel Kinnaman, 40.Kelly told her Instagram followers on Saturday that the pair came scarily close to a bear and a snake while hiking challenges west coast without a phone signal.   Birthday surprise!Swedish-Australian beauty Kelly Gale (right) has detailed her scary getaway outdoor trip, which she…

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27
Sep

On solid ground: 'Sully,' controller reunite at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) - The image is miraculous: Passengers standing on the wings of a US Airways jetliner as it floats down the Hudson River. Pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and air traffic controller Pat Harten are forever linked by the amazing water landing that saved all 155 passengers and crew after a double-bird strike damaged both engines on Jan. 15, 2009. Approaching the 10th anniversary of the "Miracle on the…

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