tragedy

Cruise

Royal Caribbean avoids charges over White Island tragedy

The cruise line, which carried 24 Australians to the island on the day of the tragic eruption, is not among the 13 parties facing charges from New Zealand’s work safety watchdog.

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Hotels

Man drowns during marriage proposal at Tanzanian resort

by Christian Fleetwood

A man has tragically drowned during an underwater marriage proposal while on vacation at a Tanzanian resort.

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Aviation

Family claims flight attendant lied over dog tragedy

The family of the dog who died on a United Airlines flight has spoken out about their tragedy. Excuse us while we go cry forever.

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Aviation

Row erupts over ad by crash pilot’s family

by DPA

A note of gratitude published in a local paper by the parents of the Germanwings co-pilot who deliberately crashed a plane killing all 150 people on board, has caused a row in Germany.

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Aviation

Mozambique debris ‘almost certainly’ MH370

by Rebecca Le May - AAP

Two pieces of debris found in Mozambique are “almost certainly” from missing flight MH370, the Australian and Malaysian governments say.

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Cruise

RCI responds after passenger lost at sea

by Anne Majumdar

Tragedy has struck at sea once again, with Royal Caribbean issuing a statement to clarify exactly what happened.

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News

Whale sank tourist boat: report

by Peter Mitchell - AAP

A report by the Maritime News Journal says a whale hit the ill fated Canadian tourist vessel.

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News

Search continues for missing Australian

by Peter Mitchell - AAP

As the search for a 27-year-old Sydney man continues off Canada’s Vancouver Island, new details have emerged of the sinking whale boat tragedy.

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Destinations

Norway tour guide expected tragedy

by Amelia Romanos - AAP

A Norwegian tour guide says he had been expecting tragedy to strike at the tourism spot where a Melbourne student fell hundreds of metres to her death.

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