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Up to 50 workers trapped in South African building collapse
# South Africa
# South Africa

Up to 50 workers trapped in South African building collapse

Nov 19th 2013, 5:52 PM 5,462 Views 6 Comments

At least one person has been killed after the roof of an under-construction mall collapsed near Durban

Boeing plane crashes in Russia, 50 believed dead
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Boeing plane crashes in Russia, 50 believed dead

Nov 17th 2013, 5:46 PM 22,933 Views 40 Comments

Reports said the plane appeared to lose altitude as it was making a second landing attempt.

Two French journalists have been killed in Mali
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

Two French journalists have been killed in Mali

Nov 2nd 2013, 6:01 PM 7,993 Views 3 Comments

The journalists had recently interviewed a rebel leader in the country.

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach
# Venice Beach
From The Daily Edge
# Venice Beach

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach

Oct 17th 2013, 9:57 AM 16,071 Views 20 Comments

The mammal is rarely seen in the wild.

Coal mine collapses killing at least 24 in Afghanistan
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Coal mine collapses killing at least 24 in Afghanistan

Sep 15th 2013, 11:14 AM 3,927 Views 21 Comments

Afghanistan has vast mineral deposits.

Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro found dead in his prison cell
# Ohio
# Ohio

Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro found dead in his prison cell

Sep 4th 2013, 6:25 AM 34,775 Views 104 Comments

CBS television and other US news outlets reported that the former Cleveland, Ohio school bus driver, who was sentenced to life in prison last month, was found dead in his cell late last night.

George H.W. Bush spokesman apologises in Mandela 'death' gaffe
# Oops
# Oops

George H.W. Bush spokesman apologises in Mandela 'death' gaffe

Sep 1st 2013, 6:28 PM 13,359 Views 25 Comments

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath circulated a prepared statement expressing Bush’s sorrow at the “death” of Mandela.

Man killed instantly in fall from fifth-floor apartment in Limerick city
# Fall
# Fall

Man killed instantly in fall from fifth-floor apartment in Limerick city

Aug 31st 2013, 5:30 PM 19,729 Views 30 Comments

The incident happened at 2.10pm at an apartment at Glenlara House, Mount Kennett Place, Dock Road.

Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies
# Mountjoy
# Mountjoy

Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies

Aug 30th 2013, 5:15 PM 16,857 Views 71 Comments

The prisoner was found unconscious in his cell late last night and was pronounced dead at the Mater Hospital.

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74
# RIP
# RIP

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74

Aug 30th 2013, 11:11 AM 23,373 Views 59 Comments

The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.

Ryanair apologises after refusing refund for dead customer
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair apologises after refusing refund for dead customer

Aug 13th 2013, 8:30 PM 30,404 Views 82 Comments

Doug Parsons was told that the cost of his mother’s flight would not be refunded because she hadn’t died within 28 days of the flight date.

More than 200 dead or missing after China rain and landslides
# China
# China

More than 200 dead or missing after China rain and landslides

Jul 12th 2013, 9:45 PM 4,504 Views 3 Comments

The country is braced for an approaching typhoon, while the flood alert status has been raised on the Yangtze river.

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

May 16th 2013, 8:41 PM 4,506 Views 10 Comments

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings

May 15th 2013, 8:23 PM 4,075 Views 18 Comments

11 bombings struck Baghdad, as well as the cities of Kirkuk and Tarmiyah.

Taoiseach pays tribute to former Fine Gael junior minister Dick Barry
# RIP
# RIP

Taoiseach pays tribute to former Fine Gael junior minister Dick Barry

Apr 29th 2013, 4:41 PM 5,956 Views 8 Comments

The former publican and auctioneer from Fermoy, Co Cork was first elected to the Dáil in 1953.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by lorry in Monaghan
# FRTC
# FRTC

Pedestrian dies after being hit by lorry in Monaghan

Mar 20th 2013, 3:38 PM 6,950 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened on Main Street, Castleblayney at around 12.50pm this afternoon.

Syrian missiles kill at least 141 in Syria
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Syrian missiles kill at least 141 in Syria

Feb 27th 2013, 10:46 AM 2,254 Views 56 Comments

At least half of those killed were children when the Syrian military fired at least four missiles into the northern province of Aleppo last week.

Road deaths up by 23% compared to the same time last year
# FRTC
# FRTC

Road deaths up by 23% compared to the same time last year

Feb 18th 2013, 10:10 AM 29,696 Views 38 Comments

The Road Safety Authority said they are alarmed and concerned about the figures.

US country singer Mindy McCready dies of apparent suicide
# Country Music
# Country Music

US country singer Mindy McCready dies of apparent suicide

Feb 18th 2013, 7:13 AM 402,032 Views 34 Comments

The 37-year-old was found dead on the porch of a house in Heber Springs, Arkansas yesterday afternoon.

Eye-witnesses did 'all they could' for victims of Longford DIY store accident
# Longford
# Longford

Eye-witnesses did 'all they could' for victims of Longford DIY store accident

Jan 30th 2013, 11:31 AM 13,304 Views 6 Comments

Two men died and four others were injured when the nine metre high internal wall collapsed and fell on them.

Four dead, including gunman, in Pennsylvania shooting
# Shooting
# Shooting

Four dead, including gunman, in Pennsylvania shooting

Dec 21st 2012, 6:09 PM 25,543 Views 75 Comments

Three state troopers were also injured in the incident which left three men and one woman dead.

Man, 69, dies in Letterkenny house fire
# House Fire
# House Fire

Man, 69, dies in Letterkenny house fire

Dec 20th 2012, 1:00 PM 2,900 Views 1 Comment

The fire broke out at about 9.30pm last night at a cottage in Glenkeogh.

Fifteen killed in Syria car bombing
# Syria
# Syria

Fifteen killed in Syria car bombing

Dec 2nd 2012, 5:27 PM 2,532 Views 9 Comments

Straight after the attack, hundreds of people began to protest against President Bashar al-Assad, according to activists, as some blamed the regime for the attack.

Two killed, dozens injured in 140 car pileup in Texas
# Texas
# Texas

Two killed, dozens injured in 140 car pileup in Texas

Nov 23rd 2012, 10:00 AM 10,235 Views 21 Comments

Almost 90 people were brought to hospital with around 12 of them believed to be in a critical condition.

15 wedding guests killed in roadside bomb in Afghanistan
# Bomb
# Bomb

15 wedding guests killed in roadside bomb in Afghanistan

Oct 19th 2012, 10:30 AM 2,188 Views 9 Comments

The passengers were on their way to a wedding in northern Afghanistan when the bomb went off.

9 people who were pretty sad about the Queen’s corgi dying
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

9 people who were pretty sad about the Queen’s corgi dying

Sep 10th 2012, 4:25 PM 14,547 Views 30 Comments

The news of Monty’s passing yesterday has hit some a little hard….

80 dead in China as premier visits earthquake zone
# China
# China

80 dead in China as premier visits earthquake zone

Sep 8th 2012, 9:58 AM 1,494 Views 0 Comments

Over 700 people were injured when twin tremors struck the southwest of the country yesterday

Police open fire on striking miners in South Africa
# South Africa
# South Africa

Police open fire on striking miners in South Africa

Aug 16th 2012, 8:19 PM 5,617 Views 28 Comments

A number of people were shot and injured in the incident, which occured as striking workers gathered near the Lonmin PLC platinum mine this afternoon.

23 football supporters killed in bus crash following Angolan premier league match
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

23 football supporters killed in bus crash following Angolan premier league match

Aug 6th 2012, 2:07 PM 3,323 Views 1 Comment

The Kabuscorp supporters were travelling home following their team’s 2-0 defeat.

UN staffer shot dead in Sudan
# Sudan
# Sudan

UN staffer shot dead in Sudan

Aug 5th 2012, 3:58 PM 2,967 Views 0 Comments

The driver was killed when his vehicle was attacked by two assailants.

Obama cries with relatives of movie massacre victims
# Colorado
# Colorado

Obama cries with relatives of movie massacre victims

Jul 23rd 2012, 8:51 AM 4,792 Views 13 Comments

Meanwhile, suspect James Holmes is to appear before a US court for an initial hearing this morning.

Bashar Assad’s brother-in-law killed in Damascus suicide bombing
# Syria
# Syria

Bashar Assad’s brother-in-law killed in Damascus suicide bombing

Jul 18th 2012, 1:10 PM 3,374 Views 44 Comments

A suicide bombing targeted the national security headquarters in central Damascus with Syrian state TV reporting that Defence Minister General Daoud Rajha was also killed.

Young girl "shot in front of her home" in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

Young girl "shot in front of her home" in Iraq

Jul 15th 2012, 3:46 PM 4,016 Views 5 Comments

Gun and bomb attacks north of Baghdad have left a five-year-old girl dead and 10 others wounded.

Olympic boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson dies aged 60
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Olympic boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson dies aged 60

Jun 12th 2012, 10:26 AM 466 Views 1 Comment

The Cuban, one of only three fighters to win gold at three different Games, has passed away after suffering from heart disease.

#RIPTriggs: 6 pics of Roy Keane and football's most famous dog
# Wuff Day
From The42
# Wuff Day

#RIPTriggs: 6 pics of Roy Keane and football's most famous dog

May 3rd 2012, 1:55 PM 4,529 Views 0 Comments

We thought he died in 2010, but Roy Keane said this morning that his legendary labrador Triggs only passed away recently.

Gunman in Toulouse standoff “filmed killings”
# France
# France

Gunman in Toulouse standoff “filmed killings”

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:10 PM 5,761 Views 27 Comments

Mohamed Merah (24) was involved in a stand-off with police in Toulouse since yesterday. He is believed to have killed four people outside a Jewish school and three soldiers.

School teacher shot dead by pupil in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

School teacher shot dead by pupil in Iraq

Mar 1st 2012, 4:48 PM 1,815 Views 2 Comments

The school teacher was shot dead by a student who then turned the gun on himself in the calssroom, eye-witnessess said.

Dolphin and seal found dead on Waterford beach
# Shooting
# Shooting

Dolphin and seal found dead on Waterford beach

Feb 24th 2012, 10:39 AM 5,190 Views 32 Comments

The animals had injuries consistent with gunshot wounds – just days after two other seals were found shot dead on the same beach.

Man shot dead in Buncrana named as Andrew Allen

Man shot dead in Buncrana named as Andrew Allen

Feb 10th 2012, 4:59 PM 3,562 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí have made an appeal for information from anyone who may have seen anything unusual in the Links View Park area of Buncrana or Ballybone, Fahan last night.

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria

Dec 31st 2011, 5:32 PM 3,491 Views 14 Comments

The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.