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# Tragedy

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# Tragedy
Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter company over fatal crash
The basketball star and his 13-year-old daughter were among the victims of last month’s helicopter crash.
# Armagh
Two Northern Irish properties searched in Essex tragedy investigation
The driver, who is from Armagh, has been arrested.
# mass murder
Focus turns to Balkans-based trafficking gangs and potential Irish links after Essex tragedy
Mo Robinson (25) from Armagh was arrested on suspicion of mass murder.
# Tragedy
Racing driver Anthoine Hubert dies after Formula Two crash
The Frenchman, who was set for a bright future in the sport, has died at the age of 22.
# Malaysia
'People are devastated and heartbroken': Nóra Quoirin mourned as autopsy reveals no evidence of violence
The family’s lawyer has said it is too early to rule out a criminal element in the case.
# Tragic
Argentinian Santillan becomes second fighter to die in devastating week for boxing
The 23-year-old passed away in the early hours of Thursday morning.
# Walderstown Road Races
Motorcyclist (34) dies after crash in Westmeath road race
The man was airlifted to a Dublin hospital after the crash where he was later pronounced dead.
# Tragedy
Man found dead in London garden 'fell from landing gear of Heathrow-bound airplane'
It’s believed the man was a stowaway on a flight from Kenya.
# Tragedy
Tiger Woods named in wrongful death lawsuit involving former employee
The golf star has expressed his sorrow at the death of Nicholas Immesberger, once a bartender at his Florida restaurant.
# ketchikan
Five dead and one missing after sightseeing planes collide in mid-air in Alaska
Helicopters and boats were deployed by the Coast Guard for the search-and-rescue operation.
# Tragedy
Giants draft pick injured in shooting which saw his roommate killed
Corey Ballentine is expected to make a full recovery, but his former college team-mate Dwane Simmons has died.
# Tragedy
28-year-old Malaysian pro golfer Arie Irawan found dead in hotel room
He had been competing in China’s Sanya Championship, and the tournament has been cancelled as a mark of respect.
# Tragedy
'Two special angels': Husband pays emotional tribute at funeral of Marie Downey and infant son
Marie Downey and her son Darragh died in tragic circumstances at a Cork hospital this week.
# Tragedy
Mother of newborn baby found dead in Cork maternity hospital
An investigation is underway and the cause of death is currently unknown.
# Tragedy
Families of Christchurch victims face long wait for the return of their loved ones' bodies
Under Islamic custom, burials are to take place as soon as possible after death, which hasn’t been the case in this situation.
# Dispute
Emiliano Sala tragedy sparks unsavoury legal wrangle
The late footballer was buried at the age of 28 in the Argentine village of Progreso on Saturday.
# Tragedy
Nantes considering legal action over €17 million Sala payment
The French club completed the transfer of the Argentine striker before his plane crashed in the English channel.
# fear
Cardiff players reluctant to fly after Sala disappearance
The club returned to action for the first time since the player’s disappearance on Tuesday in a 2-1 defeat at Arsenal.
Funeral hears haunting recording of Dawn Croke singing as her life and beauty is celebrated
Her sister told the congregation that her partner had put an engagement ring on her finger after she died.
# Tragedy
‘We didn’t want to play... We weren’t really given a choice’
The Liverpool players were numb and bewildered as they sat on the coach taking them away from Heysel Stadium
# Disaster
Indonesia tsunami: Residents near volcano warned to stay away from beaches after 222 killed
At least 843 people have been injured too, officials said.
# Tragedy
Cause of Leicester City helicopter crash revealed by investigators as accident report is published
A helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium killed five people on board in October.
# Tragedy
77 dead, 993 missing and 10,000 homes destroyed as California waits on rain
Firefighters managed to expand containment to 65% of the 234-square-mile burn zone over the weekend.
# in mourning
Leicester boss left 'numb' after 'one of the hardest weeks in the club's history'
Foxes manager Claude Puel says the Premier League side is still coming to terms with last weekend’s tragic helicopter crash.
# Tragedy
Ranieri 'shaken' by death of Leicester's Thai boss
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha died along with four others when his helicopter plummeted into a car park outside the King Power stadium.
# Tragedy
'He made us champions': Leicester pays tribute to Thai owner
Four other people on the helicopter, including two members of Vichai’s staff, were also killed in the crash.
'He was part of our family': Colleagues pay tribute to Irishman who died in Greek wildfires
Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp got married last week and was on his honeymoon when deadly fires swept through the town of Mati.
Irishman who died in Greek wildfires praised for his 'no-nonsense, can-do' charity work
Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp was on his honeymoon when he and his wife Zoe Holohan were caught in the fires.
# joshua osahon
Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named
Joshua Osahon from Portlaoise lost his life after going swimming in a lake in central Spain on Saturday afternoon.
# North Dublin
Skerries 100 race goes ahead, with entire prize fund to go to William Dunlop's family
32-year-old William Dunlop died tragically during practice for the racing event yesterday afternoon.
# a life story
Drugs, child abuse and infidelity: The tragic life of Whitney Houston
A new documentary by Kevin Macdonald uncovers how the singer was abused by a relative as a child.
# Havana
One of three women who survived Cuban plane crash dies
The death toll is now 111.
# margaret river
'We are devastated': Grandparents, mother and four children killed in murder-suicide in Australia
Police said they weren’t looking for anyone else in relation to the shootings.
# Personal journey
Coveney: 'I approach the abortion issue from a pro-life perspective, but we need to end the status quo'
For the first time, the Tánaiste speaks of his family’s own personal tragedy in pregnancy.
Masterchef semi-finalist dies while running the London marathon in memory of his dad
29-year-old Matt Campbell was running his second marathon in as many weeks.
# adeje
Irish boy (10) holidaying with family killed by hit-and-run driver in Tenerife
The youngster was rushed to hospital after being critically injured on Thursday evening.
# Missing
British sailor 'presumed lost at sea' after going overboard in the Volvo Ocean Race
John Fisher was swept overboard Monday afternoon.
# new report
Rescue 116 crash: Investigators seek review of all Irish search and rescue operations
Four Irish Coast Guard crew were killed in the tragedy. The latest interim report has been published.
# the 96
Topman 'unreservedly apologises' after claims it was selling t-shirt referencing Hillsborough disaster
The company has yet to respond to the online furore.
# Avoriaz
13-year-old boy dies after falling from cliff in French Alps
The boy had been skiing with his younger brother.