| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Passengers aboard a Virgin Australia flight were recently treated to more than pretzels and peanuts.
On a flight from Brisbane to Sydney, the passengers were given an impromptu performance by the cast of the Australian production of 'The Lion King.' ...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:07 PM
The cast of the Australian production of "The Lion King," in a buoyant mood, gave it their all in a flash-mob performance aboard a Virgin Australia flight.
Buyi Zama, who plays Rafiki, led her fellow cast members, who were occupying the front three rows...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Baby George, meet bilby George!
As part of the duke and duchess of Cambridge's ongoing royal visit to Australia, the wee prince and his parents got to meet George's marsupial namesake during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo on Sunday.
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
BRISBANE, Australia -- This was one time Serena Williams didn't mind being pushed into the deep end, to use her own description.
The top-ranked Williams carried her winning momentum from 2013 into the new season, beating No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka,...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:45 AM
BRISBANE, Australia -- With the Fanatics in bright yellow and raucously chanting for Lleyton Hewitt to stay on top of Roger Federer, the Brisbane International final had the surreal feel of a journey back in time.
It wouldn't have seemed out of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Anyone in retail is familiar with this scene. A customer comes in, asks for help. He tries things on, tests things out, maybe takes some literature, writes down model numbers or designer names.
Then, when time comes to close the sale, the customer says,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In March, a retail store in Brisbane, Australia, which sells gluten-free foods, began charging customers $5 for the privilege of browsing.
"I have to wake people up, everything in life is not free," the owner of the shop told the Brisbane Times. "I'm not...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad's "Omar" topped the nominations list for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, with nods in three categories.
The tense drama received nominations for best actor (Adam Bakri), best cinematography (Ehab Assal) and best film....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Popular iPhone games Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, Plants vs. Zombies, Cut the Rope and Flight Control are re-imagined in an indie rock outfit's new video....
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Serena Williams was forced to withdraw from the Brisbane International after spraining her left ankle Wednesday during a second-round victory over Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:01 AM
A dirty diaper stuck in a toilet is being blamed for grounding a passenger plane flying between the Australian capital cities of Darwin and Brisbane.
Qantas Flight 825 was forced to land at Mount Isa on Sunday after passengers and crew complained of a...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:19 PM
An Australian who "mooned" Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to Brisbane in 2011 was fined the equivalent of $803 U.S. dollars on a public nuisance charge Tuesday.
Liam Lloyd Warriner, 22, a barman from Sydney, pleaded guilty in the Brisbane...