Live: R. Kelly faces federal trial in Chicago – The Independent

Live: R. Kelly faces federal trial in Chicago  The Independent Jury selection begins Monday in federal trial of R. Kelly  CBS Chicago R Kelly news: How singer’s federal trial in Chicago will be different than 2008 acquittal for sexual abuse charges against minors  WLS-TV Pied Piper Problems: R. Kelly Denies Joycelyn Savage’s Seed, Loses $28K In Commissary Coins … Read more

Live Review: Sigur Ros stuns with epic three-hour concert in Sydney (12.08.2022)

It’s really not fair that Sigur Ros lives over there, and not over here. The iconic Icelandic band is still one of the most unique live acts in the world, regularly spurring these incredible live performances that are forever stamped all across YouTube above an invariably adoring comment section built with praise like “life-changing” and … Read more

When Britannia ruled the RAILS: Book reveals how Britain exported the railway around the globe

That Britannia once ruled the waves is common knowledge – but she also once ruled the rails. So declare Colin Alexander and Alon Siton, the authors of new book Railways of the British Empire: Australasia and Beyond (Amberley Publishing). The fascinating tome, using vintage photographs, tells the story of the expansion of the railways of the … Read more

World’s fastest airliner ‘Overture’ to usher in era of supersonic travel

The world hasn’t seen commercial supersonic travel in nearly 20 years since the Concorde was retired in 2003, but all that is about to change with the development of a new, environmentally friendly airliner. Meet Overture – the world’s fastest airliner that was developed by Denver-based Boom Supersonic. With 26 million hours of designing and testing, Overture … Read more

Salman Rushdie ‘on the road to recovery,’ agent says

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Salman Rushdie is “on the road to recovery,” his agent confirmed Sunday, two days after the author of “The Satanic Verses” suffered serious injuries in a stabbing at a lecture in upstate New York. The announcement followed news that the lauded writer was removed from a ventilator Saturday and able to … Read more

Travelers urged to take advantage of falling airline ticket prices, experts say

Inflation finally slowed in July, a shift that could be due in part to declining fuel prices. That, in turn, appears to have corresponded to a drop in airfares, which are down 7.8% in July compared to June, according to the latest numbers released this week from the Labor Department. Flights from San Diego are … Read more

Sport, music and culture shine at Barunga Festival 2022 after COVID postponements

The dust barely settles as it drifts across thousands of spectators circled around traditional dancers from Groote Eylandt kicking up a storm this weekend in the remote NT community of Barunga. Historically, the buŋgul, a meeting place of dance, song and ritual, at Barunga Festival is largely admired from the sidelines — but this year was … Read more

Every single room at every single QT Hotel is now powered by high-end Dyson technology

There are a few less obvious markers that always separate a quality hotel from an average one. We aren’t talking about an overarching design, plush beds or high-end hotel restaurants – although they do all help of course. Quite often the magic is found in the smaller details. And those smaller details – well, they’re … Read more

Photo Gallery: Amyl and the Sniffers – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (12.08.22)

Photo Gallery: Amyl and the Sniffers – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (12.08.22) – The AU Review Amyl and the Sniffers concluded their “Comfort to Me” tour at the iconic Enmore Theatre in Sydney on Friday night. It was the hottest ticket in town, with the show being sold-out. It didn’t disappoint either. The band … Read more

CBSA allowing one-time ArriveCan exemption for vaccinated travellers – National

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is allowing a one-time exemption for vaccinated travellers who may have been unaware of the requirement to submit their mandatory health information via ArriveCAN, according to a statement sent to Global News on Saturday. This measure was put in place at the land border as of May 2022. It … Read more