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Drives in Northern Territory

As red ... the Painted Desert near Coober Pedy.

Australia

Into the red dust and wind

Retracing the route of Australia's hardiest roadmakers, Lee Atkinson tackles a trip through the heart of our western deserts.

Australia

Road to the red heart

Lake Eyre

The world has plenty of famed routes for the adventurer but none kick up as much dust as Australia's Adelaide to Uluru escapade, writes Sue Williams.

Northern Territory

Majesty amid the bulldust

On the road again ... the drive into Old Andado Station in the Simpson Desert.

Megan Johnston gets a taste of a 2200-kilometre outback track - enough to whet her appetite.

Central Australia

The heartland hop

Sunburnt country ... the massive granite Devil's Marbles near Tennant Creek.

Four days on a Greyhound hardly seems the ideal outback holiday, but Sue Williams has some tricks in mind as she embarks on the longest bus ride in the world.

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Korean pop culture lures tourists for plastic surgery

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2:43pm | In a district made famous by the song Gangnam Style - women walk down the street with bandages over their faces and around their heads.

The decline of first class as airlines add business beds

12:50pm | World's top airlines may follow in the in footsteps of Virgin Atlantic abandoning the traditional three-class seating plan.

Legroom gadget sales jump after seat recline spat on plane

11:12am | Demand is high for a gadget that blocks seats from reclining after a scuffle between two passengers forced a jet to make an unscheduled landing.

Teens take world's scariest selfie

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 26 Aug | Three students have gone to sickening lengths to take the world’s scariest selfie.

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