Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Infant rides toy lorry into river and goes for eight-mile voyage

by James Bone in New York

A toddler who drove his battery-powered toy truck into a river survived by clinging to it as he was swept almost eight miles downstream.

Demetrius Jones, who turned 3 yesterday, was rescued from swirling 10ft deep water, insisting that he wanted to get back on his “boat”.

Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Missing British backpacker Jamie Neale found after 12 days in bush

by Sophie Tedmanson in Sydney

Missing British backpacker Jamie Neale has been found alive and well after being lost for 12 days in dense bushland in the NSW Blue Mountains. 
The 19-year-old from Muswell Hill, North London, was reportedly found walking out of bushland about 15km from the Blue Mountains town of Katoomba this morning. He had not been seen July 3.