| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:10 AM
A new Instagram-themed hotel in Sydney, Australia, is offering a free night's stay to people who have more than 10,000 followers on the photo social network.
The 1888 Hotel appears to be the first hotel with an Instagram theme, and it is turning to...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:30 PM
An attention-grabbing, potentially profile-elevating performance by up-and-comer Hunter Page-Lochard is the major selling point of "Around the Block," an Aussie variation of the oft-spun scenario about an at-risk high-schooler who gets a shot at...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
An American expat residing overseas in London, Kalliope Lee makes her novel debut with "Sunday Girl" (Psychopomp Press). Set in 1991 Seoul, the book tells the story of two college-age friends struggling to live with the violent attack they both survived....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
After Lisa Ling gave a speech at Tufts University, students asked her what advice she had for young people. "The best education I have ever received was through travel," said the California-based journalist. "You'll become more conversant, poised and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Netflix will make its first foray into original comedy and documentary programming with Canadian comic Russell Peters next month, as the Internet streamer continues to fashion itself in the image of a premium cable network.
Starting Monday, Oct. 14,...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Wichita native Cameron Ernst missed out on the opportunity to become the Chief Funster for Tourism Australia, but he says he got something better.
Ernst got to fly to Sydney as part of the final rounds of competition for Tourism Australia which was...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Rosealma R. “Rose” Loewe was born in Topsham, Maine, in 1919 and passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in San Luis Obispo. Often calling herself a “Mainiac,” a play on the name of her birth state, Mom greeted each person she...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:06 AM
Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil was hospitalized in Australia lafter suffering a kidney stone attack during the band’s concert in Sydney. According to various reports, the band was a few songs into their set before Neil left the stage in severe...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
DUBLIN (AP) — Never mind the fickle Irish weather. A chilly, damp Dublin is wrapping up warm for St. Patrick's Day.
An estimated half-million revelers were expected to brave snowflakes and sleet to line the capital's streets for the traditional...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:06 PM
SANDY, Utah -- Three more teams earned places in next summer's World Cup in Brazil with Australia, Iran and South Korea all advancing through regional qualifying Tuesday.
Australia got a goal from substitute Josh Kennedy in the 83rd minute to beat Iraq,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It's a pairing that theater producers in New York and London would no doubt go ga-ga over. But for the time being at least, only audiences in Sydney, Australia, can catch Cate Blanchett and French film icon Isabelle Huppert performing a frightening...