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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Horrific

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# rising complaints
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.
# Tragic
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.
# Manchester
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.
# Limerick
"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.
# honour killings
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
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 case
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.
# Lethal Injection
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.
# sex crime
Indian girl dies after being raped and set on fire
She sustained more than 90% burns in the horrific attack.
# Horrific
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.
# Detroit
Mother arrested after bodies of a young boy and teenage girl found in home freezer
The two children were found in a plastic bag.
# Under the Same Sun
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.
# 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
Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent
Pope Francis has offered his condolences after the horrific murders.
# 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
Referee beheaded and quartered in Brazil after killing footballer
Horrific scenes unfold during an amateur football match in Brazil.
# Murder Trial
Suspect says he wishes he remembers what he did with April's body
The trial of suspect Mark Bridger continues.
# pain
Kevin Ware suffers horrific leg injury in Louisville-Duke game, players brought to tears
The player landed awkwardly after jumping.
# Horrific
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
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
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
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
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.