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July 19, 2018 3:20 PM Mexico earthquake today: Where was the earthquake in Mexico City just now?

MEXICO was struck by a large 5.7-magnitude earthquake today forcing numerous evacuations. Where was the earthquake in Mexico City just now? Mexico City was rocked by an earthquake this morning, with homes and office buildings forced to be evacuated. There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage but social media users reported feeling buildings 8

July 17, 2018 7:27 AM Vanuatu earthquake: Magnitude 6 quake hits volcano island that worships Prince Philip

A POWERFUL magnitude 6 earthquake struck off one of the islands of the Republic of Vanuatu, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, just days after the South Pacific nation was hit by another 6.1 quake. There was no immediate tsunami warning or any reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 73 km (47 miles) about 6

July 16, 2018 3:37 PM Father's heartache after post-mortem finds teen died of blood clot

A post-mortem examination has revealed that the Radcliffe schoolboy died of a blood clot. His father Stephen Platt wants to make people aware of the symptoms his son experienced to try and prevent similar deaths, after receiving the post-mortem findings last Thursday. The 48-year-old, who lives in Cobden Street, Radcliffe, said: "We were told it is very rare for someone 8

July 12, 2018 8:30 PM Typhoon Maria damage update: Typhoon Maria wreaks havoc in east China

TYPHOON MARIA is continuing to batter parts of Asia. Here is the damage update as Typhoon Maria wreaks havoc in east China. More than 600,000 people were evacuated as the typhoon made landfall in the Fujian Province on Wednesday morning. The eighth typhoon of the year hit at 9.10am GMT in Lianjiang County, in the eastern province. Strong winds of up to 150 kilometres 15

July 12, 2018 1:14 PM Joseph Lungu in hospital after freak accident when mother's car rolls over his leg in Wordsworth Close, Chatham

A father has told of the shocking moment a boy's mother realised he was injured in a freak accident. Samuel Lungu's son Joseph, four, was miraculously saved by his mother as she realised she couldn't stop the car after parking it on their driveway in Wordsworth Close, Walderslade, yesterday after as shopping trip. Her three children had been getting 10

July 10, 2018 2:09 PM What is multiple sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis, known as MS, is a condition in which the immune system attacks the body and causes nerve damage to the brain and spinal cord. It is an incurable, lifelong condition which ranges from producing fairly mild symptoms to causing severe disability. Around 100,000 people are thought to be diagnosed with MS in the UK, and around 2.3 million 6

July 9, 2018 1:06 PM Teen found guilty of killing shopkeeper who refused to sell him Rizla papers

The 16-year-old denies manslaughter and says he acted in self-defence when he hurled himself at Vijaykumar Patel in January. The 16-year-old defendant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, denied manslaughter in the week-long trial at the Old Bailey, stating he acted in self-defence. Vijaykumar Patel, 49, suffered a "catastrophic" head injury outside 5

July 9, 2018 12:54 PM Barcelona tourist bus STORMED by protesters as they launch summer of CHAOS

ACTIVISTS fighting mass tourism in Spain have started a new wave of attacks by hijacking a tourist bus in Barcelona and letting off green and white smoke flares. Last summer, protestors daubed "Tourists go home" graffiti in holiday locations, slashed the tyres of tourist rental bikes, stormed a hotel reception and caused extensive damage, held up holiday 11

July 8, 2018 2:58 AM £1 jab for mothers-to-be slashes cerebral palsy

A ONE-OFF £1 magnesium injection given to mothers-to-be in early labour reduces cerebral palsy cases by up to 40 per cent. All women who go into labour before 30 weeks will now be given the treatment under a scheme being rolled out by NHS England. The move, which follows a pilot study at St Michael’s Hospital, Bristol, is expected to save thousands of babies 7

July 7, 2018 2:30 AM Driver films himself being shot in the face during row about a car

THIS is the shocking moment a man films himself being shot in the face during a row over a car. James Lander, 31, was blasted with the air rifle at point blank range after arguing with the man over his car being trashed. He said: “I’ve been to the hospital, I’m ok just thought I’d put this up because why not I videoed it lol.” Cambridgeshire Police confirmed 13