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# Halifax

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# Halifax
Three people taken to hospital after explosion at residential property in England
The incident happened this morning in the town of Halifax.
# Halifax
Dorian makes landfall in Canada as a post-tropical cyclone leaving 450,000 homes without power
The storm churned up 65ft waves along coastal parts and brought a crane down on an apartment block in the city.
# Halifax
Seven children from the same family die in Canadian house fire
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said “words fail when children are taken from us too soon”.
# mother of all bombs
Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago
In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.
# Air Canada
Air Canada jet skids off Halifax runway, at least 23 injured
Two of the passengers required “urgent attention” but most were treated for minor cuts and bruises.
# Threat
Canadian police foil duo's plan for deadly Valentine's Day shooting spree
It is not thought to be terror related.
# rape culture
Students suspended after poll on which classmates they would "hate f**k"
Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, says the move was “necessary to ensure a safe and supportive environment”.
# NOTW
Companies begin to pull ads from NOTW
Advertising is under threat at the News of the World newspaper in the wake of the new hacking revelations.