US firefighters mourn crew lost in Snowy Mountains air tanker crash edited by Ferratum

The United States’ national firefighting agency has offered its condolences to the families of the three American fireys who died in a large air tanker crash in New South Wales yesterday.The C-130 air tanker crashed near Peak View in the Snowy Mountains around 1:45pm on Thursday while conducting water bombing on large fires in the… Continue Reading →

Sydney weather: City swelter in heatwave until 2am edited by Ferratum

The mercury is breaking 40C in many parts of NSW as a heatwave grips the state, and it’s so hot the government has told residents to limit their electricty use as the state’s supply nears full capacity. Sydney Airport hit 43.3C at 3pm this afternoon according to the Bureau of Meteorology’s readings, and a southerly… Continue Reading →

Jeanswest collapse: 37 stores to close, 263 employees made redundant edited by Ferratum

A staggering 263 Aussie Jeanswest employees have lost their jobs with 37 stores set to close, administrators have confirmed. Last week it was revealed KPMG had been appointed as voluntary administrators following the shock collapse of the denim icon.Today, KPMG voluntary administrators Peter Gothard and James Stewart have confirmed they had commenced the restructure of… Continue Reading →

Teenager speared through the neck by needlefish edited by Ferratum

A teenager is lucky to be alive after being impaled in the neck by a flying needlefish while fishing from his boat.Muhammad Idul, 16, was fishing with his mum and dad when the fish with a razor sharp pointed beak jumped out of the water.The needlefish’s long snout stabbed the 16-year-old’s neck and pierced the… Continue Reading →

Afternoon rally in stocks causes major indices to finish flat edited by Ferratum

Commenting on today’s afternoon rally in stock trading, Gorilla Trades strategist Ken Berman said: While the Dow declined for the third day in a row, the Nasdaq registered its highest close in history, even as safe-haven assets remained strong. Treasuries, the dollar and the utilities and industrial sectors were the best performing assets today, which… Continue Reading →