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January 14, 2019 1:19 PM 15 killed as Iranian military plane making emergency landing crashes into house

The plane carrying 16 people was making an emergency landing when it overshot a runway and crashed into a house. The plane was carrying meat from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan when it crashed near the capital Tehran, army spokesman Amir Taghikhani told state television. He said 16 people were on board - 14 military personnel and two civilians. The sole survivor 133

January 4, 2019 2:18 AM Herb Kelleher: Father of low-cost airline travel dies at 87

Herb Kelleher, who co-founded low-cost US carrier Southwest Airlines, has died aged 87, the company says. The company described him as "a pioneer, a maverick and an innovator" who disrupted the airline industry "by making flying both fun and affordable". Founded in 1967, his airline initially aimed to provide cheap flights between the Texas cities of Houston 56

January 2, 2019 8:27 PM Bob Einstein dead: How did Curb Your Enthusiasm star die? What was the cause of death?

BOB EINSTEIN, who was widely known for starring as Marty Funkhouser in Curb Your Enthusiasm, has died aged 76, but what was his cause of death? Bob’s cause of death is yet to be confirmed, however TMZ reported he died following a recent cancer diagnosis. Since the news of his death, many of his showbiz friends have fans flocked to Twitter to pay a tribute 58

December 25, 2018 12:01 AM Russian ship held in UK harbour for investigation

A HUGE Russian ship has been detained in a British harbour to investigate a breach in its fuel tank, following its treacherous rescue mission. The 16,000-tonne cargo ship, named Kuzma Minin, was being redirected by tug boats to a sheltered spot in Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall yesterday as a "precautionary measure", while inspectors probe a breach in its fuel tank. The vessel 70

December 22, 2018 8:33 PM Malta airlifts newborn and mother from migrant ship

Malta has airlifted a newborn and his mother from a Spanish migrant rescue ship and rejected accusations that it had refused food to more than 300 other migrants on board. The baby was born three days earlier on a beach in Libya and his life was in danger, the Proactiva charity said. Proactiva's boat was refused entry to Malta and Italy, while France 74

December 22, 2018 11:31 AM Thames Estuary cargo ship stowaways detained

Four stowaways found on a cargo ship in the Thames Estuary have been detained after the vessel's crew was threatened. The Grande Tema's crew had to lock themselves in the vessel's bridge for safety, a spokesman said. Essex Police said the vessel was boarded and secured shortly after 23:00 GMT on Friday - almost 14 hours after the force was first called 72

December 22, 2018 1:25 AM Special forces storm ship taken by stowaway migrants who threatened crew with iron bars

BRITISH special forces have re-taken a cargo ship hijacked by Nigerian migrants in a dramatic operation which saw them use ropes to rappel down from helicopters onto the deck. Special Boat Service (SBS) operatives from Sabre Squadron stormed the vessel in the Thames Estuary last night after the crew made a distress call at around 9.15am on Friday, claiming 231

December 18, 2018 7:56 AM Russia ship crash: Huge Russian cargo boat runs aground at Cornwall

A HUGE Russian cargo ship has run aground off a beach in Cornwall. "The vessel has 18 Russian crew on board. There is no cargo on board. She currently has a list of 5 degrees but there is no report of any pollution. "Tugs are on their way to the vessel and a lifeboat is standing by at the scene. The Falmouth Coastguard Rescue Team have cordoned off an area around 76

December 17, 2018 8:45 PM William 'Willbilly' Hathaway dead: Wicked Tuna star dies aged 36

WILLIAM HATHAWAY, who is widely known by the name Willbilly and for starring on Wicked Tuna, has died aged 36 after a car crash in Maryland, reports have claimed. According to TMZ, William died in a car accident on Saturday in Salisbury in Maryland. The news website reported William swerved off a remote countryside road into a ditch. They added he reportedly 45

December 17, 2018 11:59 AM Climber, 21, dies in fall on Ben Nevis

A 21-year-old climber has died after falling while tackling a route in Ben Nevis' Tower Gully. The man was flown by a coastguard helicopter to the Belford Hospital in Fort William where he died from his injuries. The man's climbing partner also fell and survived. He has been receiving treatment at the Belford for "non-life threatening injuries" 48