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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Collapse

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# Snap Election
Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process
Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.
# Collapse
The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election
Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.
# uplifting exhibition
Doomsday in Dublin: The impending apocalypse and what we can do to stop it
The Dublin Science Gallery’s “Collapse” exhibition will ask us some important questions in late-2017.
# Fengcheng
A China power plant has collapsed, with local media reporting 67 people dead
Construction of the power station had only begun last July, and had been expected to be completed in early 2018.
# Concern
Groves 'deeply concerned' for hospitalised Gutknecht
Eduard Gutknecht reportedly collapsed in his changing room after failing to take George Groves’ title off him.
# Collapse
Setanta Insurance customers are still waiting to be paid up to €90 million
The Maltese-based firm was wound up in April 2014.
# Canada
Singer Meat Loaf "recovering well" after collapsing on stage
He has cancelled a concert that was scheduled to take place today.
# meat loaf
Singer Meat Loaf taken to hospital after collapsing on stage
The Canadian Press reports he was taken to a hospital in unknown condition last night.
# merchant's arch
'Extremely lucky' no one seriously injured in Temple Bar partial roof collapse
A Dublin City Council investigation is now underway into the incident last night.
# Sinkhole
Major traffic disruption in Galway after collapse of road drain in city centre
Three streets have been closed in the city following the collapse.
# India
No more survivors in flyover collapse that killed at least 25 people
Five construction company employees have been arrested.
# Trapped
At least 20 dead as bridge collapses on crowds in India
Army troops joined efforts to rescue those trapped inside vehicles that lay under massive concrete blocks and metal debris.
# Sweden
Murder investigation after death in refugee centre brawl
This comes less than a month after a 22-year-old female employee of a refugee centre was stabbed to death by an asylum seeker.
# New York
WATCH: Enormous crane collapses onto a Manhattan street
The crane collapsed in the Tribeca area of lower Manhattan island. At least one person is reported to have died.
# China
Miners trapped underground since Christmas Day rescued alive
They were among 29 trapped in the Chinese mine.
# where's my car?
Restaurant car park opens up to swallow 12 cars
There were no reports of any injuries.
# good girl
The last remaining 9/11 rescue dog just celebrated her 16th birthday in style
Bretagne the golden retriever was a key figure of the search through the rubble in the aftermath of the World Trade Centre collapse.
# Health scare
John Daly back on the course a day after falling unconscious on 18th tee
“I was having a great time and then suddenly… boom! I’m falling down.”
# Fallout
Fabregas' girlfriend and 6 others being blamed for the collapse of Pedro's transfer to United
The Spanish star had originally been expected to complete a move to Old Trafford.
# Berkeley
Collapsed balcony that killed six was 'meant for decoration' claims former city official
The mayor of the city said the wood supporting the balcony was likely rotted.
# balcony collapse
Berkeley Mayor says fatal balcony collapse was 'more than likely' caused by water damage
Investigators believe the wood was not sealed properly at the time of construction.
# Journey
Stage collapses under students just as singer hits 'Don't Stop Believing' high note
16 students sustained minor injuries in the fall.
# Not One Red Cent
One year since collapse, Setanta Insurance customers "haven't seen a cent"
Over 1,700 people are out of pocket.
New York building partially collapses on Manhattan’s west side
One person is reported to be injured.
# No injuries
A twenty-five metre wind turbine blade has fallen to the ground
The incident occurred at the Tursliagh wind farm near Tralee, Co Kerry.
# Search
Child (8) killed in explosion at Paris building as death toll rises to six people
The four-storey building is now the site of a search-and-rescue operation.
# Update
Former All-Star Kevin McCloy 'stable' after collapsing during a club game
The dual star was playing for Lavey in the Derry club championship last night.
# Reel stories
Sports Film of the Week: Scotland in December
The sorry story of French golfer Jean Van de Velde after the 1999 Open Championship.
# Search
Arrests made after India factory collapses, killing 11 and trapping dozens
Eleven people died in a separate collapse in the north the country.
# too much love
Love Locks caused a Paris bridge rail to collapse... but why are they there?
A section of the The Pont des Arts railing couldn’t stand the weight.
# Turkey
Death toll in Turkish mine collapse rises to 157
Five men were rescued, fire officials said, but added that thick smoke was making progress difficult.
# Gas Explosion
More than 100 injured in Florida jail explosion
The injured were brought to hospital and the uninjured were brought to nearby jails.
# One Year On
"Pay up!" ... Clothing companies under pressure over compensation for Rana Plaza victims
Nearly 1,150 people died in the Bangladesh factory collapse one year ago today. Many international retailers still aren’t contributing to the victim fund, according to Human Rights Watch.
# Rana Plaza
One year on, Rana Plaza survivors can't return to work
Victims of the building collapse have so far received $1,000 in average compensation, says a charity.
# fightback
Spectacular European collapse sees Asia share the Inaugural EurAsia Cup
Team Europe had led 5-0 after day one.
# Rana Plaza
Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse
The company has already distributed $2m to workers and their families.
# Scare
Mo Farah plays down health concerns after collapsing at New York City Half Marathon
The Somali-born star left the venue in a wheelchair following the incident.
# Collapse
Eight people now confirmed dead in New York building explosion
A number of people remain missing after two buildings in Harlem were destroyed in a gas explosion.
# Explosion
Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse
The death toll is expected to rise as the search goes on through the rubble of the two buildings.
# New York
Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse
The cause of the blast is still unclear but locals said it was so powerful it knocked groceries off the shelves of nearby stores.