Bali volcano: Airport closed, flights cancelled, 150,000 evacuating

Mass evacuation continues while holiday plans ruined for thousands as Bali’s Mount Agung billows smoke and ash nine kilometers into the air.

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Volcanic Vestmannaeyjar in Iceland

Just a few hours south of the Icelandic capital Reykjavik, the Vestmannaeyjar islands sit atop one of the country’s most geologically active faults. CAMERON BROCKMANN sets off on a ferry from the port of Þórlakshöfn to discover what life is like on these small pieces of rock.

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2010: The year in review

Arrests, deception, screaming crowds, volcanic explosions and live TV gaffes – as the year draws to a close, we take a look back at the events and people that shaped 2010.

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Qantas diverts flights after Iceland volcano closes UK airports

QANTAS has been forced to divert two flights bound for London to Frankfurt in Germany after Iceland’s volcanic ash cloud caused several UK airports to close again.

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Aussies up in the air again

Things are looking up for passengers stranded by the volcanic ash cloud whilst on their way to London.

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Travel crisis: long haul cancellations continue but refunds are being offered

Latest updates from Qantas, British Airways, Singapore Airlines and other major long haul carriers about London to Asia and Australia routes.

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Aussies caught in volcano travel chaos

ANZAC pilgrimages to Gallipoli this week are under threat as Australian travellers are caught up in the volcanic ash travel crisis.

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The Iceland volcano: confronting the fire

When the chance arises to experience a once-in-a-lifetime event, like seeing Iceland’s erupting Eyjafjallajokull volcano, you should seize it today because it could be gone tomorrow.

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Stranded by ash, married by webcam

A British-Australian couple, stranded by the airspace closures across the UK have taken their vows via Skype, after their wedding plans went up in the air.

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More fire in Iceland

Further spectacular footage of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano raging in Iceland.

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Fire and Iceland

One of our writers rushed see the volcano eruption in Iceland and came back with this amazing video.

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