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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Trapped

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Stranded Antarctic passengers finally rescued from stuck ship
A helicopter from a nearby Chinese ship has begun ferrying scientists, tourists and journalists from the trapped ship.
Helicopter to rescue passengers on science ship trapped in Antarctica
The 52 passengers will be taken by helicopter to a nearby ship, while the 22 crew members are expected to remain with the trapped vessel.
Attempt to rescue science ship stranded in Antarctica since Christmas fails
It was the third attempt to rescue the scientific expedition ship which is trapped in ice estimated to be around 3 metres thick.
Rescuers due to reach ship stuck in Antarctic ice
The Russian passenger ship which has 74 people on board – a mixture of scientists and tourists – has been stranded since Christmas Eve.
Help on the way for ship trapped off Antarctica since Christmas Eve
The ship has 74 people aboard for a scientific mission
Up to 70 people trapped after Mumbai building collapse
There were 22 families living in the five-story building, owned by the city’s civic administrative body.
Seagull trapped in power lines rescued by a helicopter
Irish women reportedly arrested after Cairo mosque stand-off
The Department of Foreign Affairs has been in contact with Egyptian authorities to try to secure their safety.
Centre apologises after woman with special needs locked in bus
The young woman was trapped in the vehicle for seven hours.
Rescuers use saws, wheelbarrows in dig to free trapped miners
The mine collapse took place at a gold and copper mine in Indonesia yesterday.
Death toll reaches 45 in India building collapse
The seven-storey building collapsed yesterday evening into a mangled heap of steel and concrete about eight metres high.
Nine trapped after Russia coal mine blast
A total of 259 miners were working underground when the explosion went off at the Vorkutinskaya mine.
Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25
The company said the cause of the deadly incident was under investigation but it is thought it may have been a gas leak.
76-year-old man gets trapped in bin while searching for lottery ticket
He was rescued after passers-by heard his calls for help.
28 miners rescued after underground ordeal
The gold miners had been trapped in underground chambers after a fire in the New Zealand mine.
12-year-old killed in farm accident
The boy became trapped under a tractor on a farm in Kerrykeel, Donegal.
'Help I'm Stuck' Pic of the Day
Young raccoon was rescued from storm drain using soap and oil.
Pictures: four trapped after plane crashes into ferris wheel
Two children on the ride, and two men in the light plane were trapped after the aircraft collided with the ferris wheel at a fair.
Trapped lumberjack cut off five of his own toes to free himself
Jon Hutt, 61, said the pain was excruciating, adding: “I would cut for a while and then I had to rest.”
Muammar Gaddafi vows to fight on but is yet to be seen
Meanwhile, 35 journalists are trapped in a siege-like situations at the Rixos Hotel in Tripoli.
Trapped boy called father for help before being hit by train
Fourteen-year-old Ryan Quinn had called his father and begged for help after he became stuck on a railway line in Colraine. Police believe Quinn was assaulted and chased onto the tracks before the fatal collision.
Concern for Irish man trapped in earthquake hit building in New Zealand
The man is trapped in a collapsed building in Christchurch. The DFA are seriously concerned about his welfare and that of one other person in New Zealand.
Brazilian man kept wife locked in cellar for at least 8 years
Meanwhile, he allegedly live in the house upstairs with another woman. Police found his wife naked and locked in filthy basement after anonymous tip-off.
Haircuts and heels: Miners' wives race to look their best
As the countdown to the rescue of 33 miners begins in Chile, the men’s partners start their own preparations…
Chile: what happens next?
The countdown to the rescue of the Chilean miners is finally underway. Here’s how the next 48 hours are likely to play out.