An Australian mother is furious after her 12-year-old son and his friend were left stranded at Sydney Airport. Lachlan Stephenson and his friend Tyler had been staying with his grandfather in Sydney and were returning to Melbourne when their 8.25am flight was cancelled. Claire Stephenson told 9News she received a text from Jetstar alerting her to the cancellation, but there was no explanation. Screaming, Bible-toting woman kicked off Jetstar flight Jetstar thinks Napier is in the South Island "They’d been staying with my dad. He took them to the airport, they were told that their flight was cancelled and they were rebooked onto a 4pm flight and there was no explanation," she told 9News. She said the boys were left by a Jetstar desk alone for nine hours. She was told by the airline that because the boys were over 12 years of age they were expected to look after themselves. Mrs Stephenson said she would never use Jetstar again. "It’s not good enough - they can’t stand … [Read more...] about Teenagers left stranded at Sydney Airport after Jetstar cancles flights
A DAD who shot and killed his daughter, 15, and son, 13, has been found dead in a nearby house tonight. The childrens' heartbroken mum came home to find them both dead at around 5.20pm on Thursday at a house, in the northwestern Sydney suburb of West Pennant Hills. Cops initially launched a manhunt for a man "of interest", but this morning confirmed a 68-year-old man's body had been found in a nearby suburb. It is believed the dad was seeprated from the mum and there was a heated and on-going custody battle. Acting Assistant Commissioner Brett McFadden told reporters it appeared to be a “targeted incident” related to domestic violence. I cannot imagine the significant stress and heartache she is going through," he said. "Nothing can prepare you to walk into a home and see two children in that state. There [are] no words that we can say to the family." Police said the man had not been living at the children's house. "This [shooting] is something that has been … [Read more...] about Sydney dad found dead after shooting daughter, 13, and son, 15, amid bitter custody battle
THE Handmaid's Tale is introducing a new character during season two, Eden. But what do we know about the character and who plays her? Here's the lowdown... Who plays Eden in The Handmaid's Tale? American actress Sydney Sweeney plays the character of Eden. She was born in Washington on 12 September 1997. Speaking about joining The Handmaid's Tale, she said: "I cried I was so happy. "The stories are amazing." What do we know about the character? Eden is a 15-year-old girl who grew up in Gilead. She is a faithful believer of the Gilead cause, unlike Offred and Moira. Eden aims to become a Commander's wife. The fact that she's a true believer in the Gilead cause makes her a dangerous character. Eden joins the show in episode five of season two. DYSTOPIA Everything you need to know about the Republic of Gilead in The Handmaid's Tale THE HANDMAID'S TUNES Full song list for season two of The Handmaid's Tale revealed ALEXIS IN ACTION Details on The Handmaid's Tale star Alexis Bledel - … [Read more...] about Who plays Eden in The Handmaid’s Tale, what do we know about the character and what else has actress Sydney Sweeney starred in?
A critically ill passenger died during a Qantas flight from London to Sydney in the early hours of Friday morning. A Qantas spokesperson confirmed that the female passenger, who received treatment from medics and cabin crew including CPR, has died. The flight made an emergency landing in Adelaide at about 3:50am due to the incident, and departed again for Sydney at 6am. Qantas A380 hit by turbulent air from another Qantas jet Air NZ and Qantas announce new partnership Another passenger told news.com.au that an announcement over the speaker at about 3am asked for medics to come forward. A doctor and others with medical training began helping the woman with the assistance of the flight crew. "The crew did everything they could, including helping perform CPR with a doctor who was on board, but unfortunately the passenger has passed away," the Qantas spokesperson said. The spokesperson did not provide any further details out of respect to the woman's family. South Australian … [Read more...] about Woman dies on board Qantas flight to Sydney
SHOCKED passengers watched as medics and cabin crew tried to save the life of a critically ill passenger on a Qantas flight to Sydney this morning. A Qantas spokeswoman has confirmed that the passenger receiving treatment during the dramatic mid-air medical emergency has died. The early morning QF2 flight from London, via Singapore has been forced to land in Adelaide because of the incident. A witness on board the flight told news.com.au it all started about 3am with a cabin announcement — asking for any doctors on board — which resulted in two passengers with medical training coming forward. The witness said they frantically began trying to help the female patient with the assistance of almost all of the flight’s cabin crew. According to a Qantas spokeswoman there was a doctor on board the flight, but nothing could be done to save the passenger. “Our crew did everything they could, including helping perform CPR with a doctor who was on board, but unfortunately … [Read more...] about Woman dies on London to Sydney Qantas flight as frantic cabin crew battled to save her life