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Cities Across China Dazzled To Celebrate National Day

2 min read

Cities across China have lit up their famous landmarks and buildings in recent days to celebrate the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Perth

Perth

Perth Families Say They Can’t Afford Royal Show

3 min read

As the Royal Show fast approaches, families across Perth are budgeting for a big day out, but it seems many will avoid the festivities altogether.

News

News

The UK Has Just Cooked Up The Largest Onion Festival

1 min read

Don’t cry, there’s a famous onion competition in the UK to make you feel better.

Life

Life

Forget The Race That Stops A Nation, These Whacky Races Define A Nation

3 min read

Only in Australia can you find you find events like emu races, cherry spitting competitions (and a tuna toss in between), that draw the masses to small towns from around the country and even from abroad.

News

News

Record Crowd Joins Festival's Naked Swim For Winter Solstice

1 min read

Tasmania's Dark Mofo event drew almost 2000 people for its annual nude splash, including one couple that also tied the knot.

Tech

Tech

Tinder Launches New 'Festival Mode' For Splendour In The Grass

1 min read

A cheeky festival hookup is now only a swipe away, thanks to this new feature from the relationship app.

Life

Life

A Guide On How To Enjoy Vivid For Anyone Who Hates Crowds

3 min read

If the thought of a bunch of bustling bodies pressing against you as you try to enjoy Vivid Festival makes you want to stay inside forever, hold up -- there's light ahead of the tunnel.

The Project

The Project

Japan Celebrates Its 510th Year Of The ‘Naked Man’ Festival

1 min read

Find a lucky stick? You bet your lucky stick they did!

Music

Music

Baker Boy Headlines Bluesfest's Boomerang Festival

1 min read

Recently awarded Young Australian Of The Year, the rapper leads an exciting lineup of legendary and upcoming Aboriginal talent.

National

National

Berekjiklian Again Rejects Pill Testing After Yet Another Festival Death

3 min read

Gladys Berejiklian has rejected calls for pill testing after yet another young person died at a music festival from a suspected overdose.

National

National

Festival Drug Smuggler Ashamed Of Her 'Extremely Immature Decision'

1 min read

An 18-year-old woman who put 394 MDMA capsules inside her body and smuggled them into a music festival has narrowly avoided jail.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teacher Caught Allegedly 'Masturbating' Under Desk During Lesson

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

Beyond The Valley Festival Death: Snake Venom Found In Reveller's Blood

1 min read

The family of a university student who died after attending the Beyond The Valley music festival have discredited claims he died from a drug overdose. 

National

National

'This Doesn't Need To Be The Summer Of Festival Deaths': Pleas For Drug Reform

4 min read

A family is mourning the death of their 22-year-old son from a suspected drug overdose at a music festival, as debate returns to pill testing.

News

News

How One Of Australia's Best Music Festivals Was Built From Scratch

2 min read

Five years ago, Yours And Owls was a tiny cafe in Wollongong. Last weekend, 10,000 people gathered in a huge park with some of Australia's biggest bands for one of the country's most popular new festivals.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Chris Martin Helped Restore Order At NYC Festival

1 min read

Chris Martin calmed down thousands of panicked festival goers in New York City after the crowd believed an active shooting was taking place.

Good News

Good News

The Original Cob Loaf Festival Set To Rise For Second Year

3 min read

In a town outside Dubbo, the countdown for the second annual Cob Loaf Festival and World Championships is on.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Ja Rule Talks About 'Amazing', 'Brilliant' Fyre Festival

2 min read

Ja Rule is not ashamed of the now-infamous Fyre Festival.

National

National

The Facts: How Pill Testing Would Work In Australia

6 min read

Two more young people are dead, but governments are still viciously resisting calls for pill testing.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Filmmaker Wears 'Weinstein Is Innocent' Shirt On Red Carpet

2 min read

Other men on the red carpet happily posed with the shirt.

Movies

Movies

Ryan Gosling Is Neil Armstrong In New Biopic

1 min read

That's one small step for man, one giant leap to the cinema.

Style

Style

Our Favourite Looks From The Venice Film Festival

8 photos

The stars come out to play and it's delicious.

Music

Music

Rape Counsellors To Be Rolled Out At Music Festivals

4 min read

"Everyone has the right to feel safe at events"

Music

Music

How Music Festivals Are Stamping Out Sexual Assault

6 min read

CCTV, on-site counsellors, more security and cultural change.