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A young woman has died suddenly after complaining about a headache. It was later discovered she had contracted meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia.
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A French tourist has died after falling from a waterfall while trying to take a selfie in Thailand, police said Friday. The accident happened Thursday afternoon on the tropical island of Koh Samui, whose palm-fringed, white-sand beaches are a magnet for both backpackers and high-end tourists. The 33-year-old man fell from Na Mueang 2 waterfall, the same spot where a Spanish tourist died in a fall in July, Lieutenant Phuvadol Viriyavarangkul of the island's tourist police told AFP.
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Qantas’s landmark London to Sydney ultra-long-haul direct flight touched down in the Harbour City on November 15 and taxied into its hangar to cheers from the waiting crowd.The 787 Dreamliner landed after a flight that took 19 hours and 19 minutes from London’s Heathrow Airport, according to the Australian airline.At around 17,800 kilometres (11,060 miles), the route is the longest travelled by a commercial aircraft, according to reports.Qantas has been attempting to stretch the boundaries of long-haul travel under its so-called ‘Project Sunrise’. Last month, the carrier conducted a non-stop flight between New York and Sydney in a similar time however covered a shorter distance.With only 40 passengers and crew reportedly on board, the latest flight is a dry run for the airline’s plans for commercial routes direct from Australia to Europe and the US east coast.Qantas has said it hopes to have the flights available to passengers by 2023. Credit: Benn Salier via Storyful