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# explosion - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Pipe bomb explodes in Dublin garden of elderly woman

Gardaí said nobody was injured in the explosion.

No injuries as car bomb explodes in Derry estate

The PSNI say that that the explosion took place at Carrickreagh Gardens at about 10.4o pm last night.

# explosion - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Irish neighbourhoods 'at risk of Harlem style gas explosion'

A contractors association warned against the dangers of illegal gas work in homes.

# explosion - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Four police officers and three children caught up in explosion

The police officers in the car escaped injury, but the family were said to have been very shaken by the ordeal.

# explosion - Friday 14 March, 2014

'Booby trap' bomb found under car in Belfast

The viable device was made safe and police are now appealing for information.

# explosion - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse Explosion This post contains videos

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.

# explosion - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about a problem in the SME sector, the debris found from Malaysia Airlines flight and the Great White shark on the way to Ireland.

Two men injured in explosion in the back garden of a Coolock house

The two men were allegedly involved in the making a pipe bomb at the time.

# explosion - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Stormy weather washes ashore early 20th century grenade in Donegal

The grenade underwent a controlled explosion this morning.

# explosion - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Some cows in Germany farted so much, their barn exploded

Some cows in Germany farted so much, their barn exploded

A nasty case of wind.

# explosion - Friday 24 January, 2014

Blast at church in Rome ahead of Francois Hollande visit

The French President is due to meet with the Pope for the first time later today amid deep divisions in France over issues like abortion and gay marriage.

# explosion - Thursday 9 January, 2014

At least five killed in Japan plant explosion

Twelve people have been injured, nine receiving minor injuries.

# explosion - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Palestinian ambassador in Prague killed by exploding safe

It is believed Jamal al-Jamal was attempting to open an old safe which had been brought from the previous embassy building.

# explosion - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Palestinian ambassador to Prague killed by explosion

Police are investigating the blast, which took place in his residence.

# explosion - Monday 30 December, 2013

Second bomb blast in Russian city kills at least 10 people

The explosion on a trolleybus Volgograd comes a day after a suicide bombing killed at 17 at the city’s main railway station.

# explosion - Friday 27 December, 2013

Former Lebanese minister killed in huge car bomb explosion

Footage from the scene showed people on fire and several cars and buildings ablaze.

# explosion - Friday 13 December, 2013

Explosion forces evacuation of busy Belfast retail district

The explosion occurred in the Cathedral Quarter, a busy retail district.

# explosion - Monday 25 November, 2013

Masked men hijacked car that exploded in Belfast

Streets are closed as PSNI officers inspect a suspect car.

# explosion - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Explosions outside Chinese government regional HQ leave one dead, eight injured

Eight small explosions were heard by those in the area, which state media is reporting were caused by home-made bombs.

# explosion - Sunday 20 October, 2013

More than 30 dead in Syria after 'explosives-laden truck' blown up by suicide bomber

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll was likely to rise, as “there are dozens of wounded, some of them in critical condition”.

# explosion - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Man seriously injured in explosion in Derry

It is believed a gas explosion occurred in the Bond Street area.

# explosion - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Viable explosive device made safe at apartment complex in Kildare

The device was taken to a safe military location for examination.

# explosion - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Belfast residents evacuated for controlled explosion on car

Police said that most of the roads closed off during the incident have now repopened.

# explosion - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Egyptian Interior Minister 'survives bomb explosion'

The bomb struck the convoy in Cairo’s Nasr City district.

# explosion - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Divers find another body on Indian submarine after it exploded

Eighteen crewmen were on board the submarine when it exploded and sank, but the navy says some bodies may never be found because of the high temperature of the fire.

# explosion - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Man in wheelchair detonates device at Beijing airport

Apart from the man in the wheelchair, no other injuries were caused by the explosion.

# explosion - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Body of man found at scene of Kerry blast

The body of James Gleeson was recovered in Killarney this morning.

# explosion - Saturday 13 July, 2013

PICTURES: Man unaccounted for in Killarney after suspected gas explosion Explosion This post contains images

PICTURES: Man unaccounted for in Killarney after suspected gas explosion

The explosion took place at a launderette, with emergency services at the scene for much of the day

# explosion - Thursday 11 July, 2013

20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy

The railway owner says a lone engineer failed to set brakes properly on the train.

# explosion - Monday 8 July, 2013

Canada: 40 people still missing in runaway train blast, five bodies found

It took firefighters over 24 hours to extinguish the blaze.

# explosion - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Five dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster

The accident happened in a Quebec town around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, when an oil-laden cargo train jumped its track created a massive fireball.

# explosion - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Video: Russian rocket explodes just after launch Explosion This post contains videos

Video: Russian rocket explodes just after launch

The unmanned booster rocket was carrying three satellites when it crashed shortly after launch in Kazakhstan.

# explosion - Monday 24 June, 2013

Pipe bomb explodes in residential area of Coolock

The device went off on Apollo Way in the early hours of this morning but there was no damage to property and no injuries, according to gardaí.

# explosion - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Petrol bomb explodes beside 4-year-old girl playing on Belfast street

The PSNI said the girls is not believed to have been injured but is asking parents in the area to ensure they know the whereabouts of their children.

# explosion - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Fire service called to chemical fire at Trinity College lab

Ten units of the Dublin Fire Brigade attended the incident which has now been brought under control.

# explosion - Thursday 13 June, 2013

VIDEO: 33 people injured in explosion at Louisiana chemical factory Geismar This post contains videos

VIDEO: 33 people injured in explosion at Louisiana chemical factory

600 workers were inside when the blast occurred in a small town north of New Orleans this morning.

# explosion - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Explosion in Coolock 'shook the whole street'

An explosion – believed to be caused by a pipe bomb – damaged the front door of a house in a residential area of the north Dublin suburb last night.

# explosion - Friday 7 June, 2013

Man charged over attempted murder of two Belfast police officers

The man will appear in court today charged with conspiracy to murder, conspiracy to cause an explosion and preparing for an act of terrorism.

# explosion - Monday 3 June, 2013

Deadly fire at China poultry plant claims 112 lives

The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear, but eyewitnesses reportedly heard a blast and suspected a leak of liquid ammonia.

# explosion - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

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