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# horrific - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Taxi driver fined after passenger forced to keep window open because of 'extremely dirty' car

There’s been a 25% rise in complaints about taxis in the first six months of this year.

# horrific - Monday 3 April, 2017

At least 254 dead, including 43 children, as toll from Colombian horror mudslide continues to climb

The deadly landslide, which struck late on Friday evening, resulted from days of heavy rains.

# horrific - Friday 31 March, 2017

Man who killed sister by dousing her in petrol and setting her alight gets life sentence

The Manchester man showed “no remorse” as he was sentenced to serve a minimum 27 years.

# horrific - Sunday 18 September, 2016

"A terrible tragedy" - Community rallies around family after three-year-old girl dies in car crash

The crash took place yesterday evening on the M20 in Limerick.

# horrific - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Teenage girl burned alive in Pakistan as punishment for marrying against her family's wishes

17-year-old Zeenat Rafiq’s mother tied her to a cot and burned her alive.

# horrific - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Teenage Pakistani girl burnt alive after she refused a suitor's marriage proposal

19-year-old Maria Sadaqat was attacked by a group of people on Monday near the country’s capital Islamabad.

# horrific - Monday 11 April, 2016

Mother who beat, starved and neglected her children jailed for four years

The woman was found guilty in January on 29 charges of child cruelty and neglect.

# horrific - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Man who killed and drank the blood of a 12-year-old executed in Texas

Pablo Vasquez had said that he heard voices telling him to drink the boy’s blood.

# horrific - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Indian girl dies after being raped and set on fire

She sustained more than 90% burns in the horrific attack.

# horrific - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Taxi driver "terrified" by knife-point hijack says he's too old to change job

A 29-year-old man was sentenced to three years in prison for unlawfully seizing Feargal MacEoin’s car.

# horrific - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Mother arrested after bodies of a young boy and teenage girl found in home freezer

The two children were found in a plastic bag.

# horrific - Sunday 15 March, 2015

How do you fix a country where a 6-year-old has his hand chopped off for good luck?

The president has described a spate of killings and maimings as an embarrassment.

# horrific - Friday 31 October, 2014

From The42 Happy Halloween: Here's 7 sports injuries that sent us crying for our mammy House Of Horrors

Happy Halloween: Here's 7 sports injuries that sent us crying for our mammy

CAUTION: We’re not messing. Some of these are really hard to watch.

# horrific - Monday 8 September, 2014

Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent

Pope Francis has offered his condolences after the horrific murders.

# horrific - Monday 25 November, 2013

From The42 'Broken' D'Arcy laments last chance to take down All Blacks Horrific

'Broken' D'Arcy laments last chance to take down All Blacks

The centre was heartbroken in the wake of yesterday’s loss at the Aviva Stadium.

# horrific - Monday 8 July, 2013

Referee beheaded and quartered in Brazil after killing footballer

Horrific scenes unfold during an amateur football match in Brazil.

# horrific - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Suspect says he wishes he remembers what he did with April's body

The trial of suspect Mark Bridger continues.

# horrific - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From The42 Kevin Ware suffers horrific leg injury in Louisville-Duke game, players brought to tears Pain This post contains videos

Kevin Ware suffers horrific leg injury in Louisville-Duke game, players brought to tears

The player landed awkwardly after jumping.

# horrific - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Deaf girl 'kept in a cellar and used as sex slave'

The girl told a UK court she was brought to the UK and imprisoned for almost 10 years.

# horrific - Friday 30 December, 2011

Babysitter charged with murder of nine-year-old girl

Michael Plumadore told police he had beaten Aliahna Maroney-Lemmon to death before dismembering her body, authorities in Indiana said.

# horrific - Monday 19 December, 2011

Man arrested over woman who burned to death in lift attack

Jerome Isaac is said to have turned himself into police on Sunday following the shocking attack captured on CCTV.

# horrific - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Woman burned to death in horrific lift attack

CCTV videos showed a man dousing 64-year-old Doris Gillespie with accelerant in a New York lift, then setting her alight.

# horrific - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Burglars kill 10-week-old kitten in a microwave

It is reported that the burglars carried out the act after finding nothing to steal in a home in the UK’s west-midlands.