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19 September 2017 3:23 AM Category 5 Hurricane Maria batters at Dominica in Caribbean

SHOCKING images have shown in terrifying force how and why an island nation is out of sight at the storm’s “complete mercy”. As Hurricane Maria intensified into a dangerous Category 5 storm and pounded the little island of Dominica, its prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, found himself in the eye of the beast’s path. The hurricane has surged into the eastern 12

15 September 2017 8:47 PM Virgin Mobile USA sets later Sept. 29 launch for Apple's iPhone 8 & 8 Plus

The U.S. incarnation of Virgin Mobile won't launch the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus until Sept. 29, a full week after the devices arrive from Apple and the country's four major carriers, according to an announcement. Preorders will also begin a week later, on Sept. 22, Virgin said. The carrier didn't offer an explanation for the delay, which is particularly unusual 26

14 September 2017 6:11 AM Flights from Sydney Airport cancelled due to high winds, passengers may wait for days

Up to 100 flights in and out of Sydney Airport are cancelled and dozens more are delayed as wind gusts hit the runways. The airport and airlines have not stated how long it will take to clear the backlog, but passengers at the airport told the ABC that airlines had said it might take days for them to get another flight. Only one of three runways was operating 15

13 September 2017 1:48 AM Virgin Mobile will open iPhone 8 preorders on Friday

Virgin Mobile is the first Australian telco to confirm that it will offer the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus on contract terms, available for pre-order from 5:01pm on 15 September 2017. That's precisely when Apple will also commence pre-sales for the new phones, and it seems all but inevitable that this is when the other major telcos will open up their 65

10 September 2017 2:55 PM Hurricane Irma smashes Florida Keys bringing tornadoes, flooding and fierce winds

HURRICANE Irma has ploughed into the Florida Keys, with three confirmed deaths due to the Category 4 storm. Announcing itself with roaring winds, Hurricane Irma ploughed into the Florida Keys for the start of what could be a slow, ruinous march up the state’s west coast toward the heavily populated Tampa-St. Petersburg area. As winds pushed a wall of water 36

9 September 2017 4:21 PM Hurricane Irma: Florida braces as deadly storm prepares to hit

HURRICANE Irma’s outerbands have started lashing Florida’s southern tip as the governor tells residents ‘you will not survive’ unless you evacuate. Gov. Scott said time is fast running out for 6.3 million Americans ordered to flee Hurricane Irma and warned them to take shelter immediately or “you will not survive”. “If you have been ordered to evacuate 35

9 September 2017 12:44 AM Hurricane Irma ‘will kill you’ officials warn

WARNINGS for Hurricane Irma are becoming increasingly dire with US officials ordering millions of people to get out while they still can. Meteorologist Dennis Feltgen warned “This is a storm that will kill you if you don’t get out of the way,” as the massive storm hurls towards Florida’s coast. Experts expect Irma to make landfall in Florida Keys between 38

8 September 2017 3:41 AM Shocking pictures show devastation as Hurricane Irma rampages across Caribbean

HURRICANE Irma is expected to smash Florida as a Category 4 storm, with 14 dead and winds still blowing at 300km/h. The storm the size of France has ravaged a series of northeast Caribbean islands and is expected to reach the Bahamas later on Thursday local time. Two American women caught on Turks and Caicos recorded footage of fierce wind hitting the archipelago 22

7 September 2017 1:11 AM Hurricane Irma: 90 per cent of Barbuda buildings destroyed as monster storm roars through Caribbean

Barbuda's Prime Minister says 90 per cent of buildings and vehicles on the Caribbean island have been destroyed by Hurricane Irma. Four people have reportedly been killed by Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, which has howled past Puerto Rico after thrashing several smaller Caribbean islands with roof-ripping winds, drenching 15

9 August 2017 11:12 PM Virgin Australia records $185 million loss but stops burning through cash

Virgin Australia made a $185.8 million net loss last financial year, but became cash flow positive for the first time in five years, the airline has revealed. The result for the 12 months to June 30 is an improvement on the airline's $224.7 million loss for the same period in 2016. The airline reported positive free cash flow of $34.3 million, having 17