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January 8, 2019 12:58 PM MH370 FOUND: Debris discovered in Madagascar gives huge boost to families

AIRCRAFT debris found in Madagascar is most likely from the missing MH370 flight, officials have confirmed, giving fresh new hope for families of victims who lost their lives in the disaster that they may finally attain some sort of closure. US firm Ocean Infinity, who was in charge of the search operation, used a deep-sea vessel to survey a large area of the southern 137

January 3, 2019 7:20 PM ‘Seek IMMEDIATE medical attention!’ Warning as dangerous chemicals wash up on beach

HAZARDOUS chemicals that fell off one of the world’s largest container ships have washed up on a Dutch beach today, officials said. The Dutch Defence Ministry said the loss of 270 containers from the freighter MSC Zoe on Wednesday was one of the biggest of its time. Some of the containers are thought to have been carrying dangerous chemicals after a 55-pound 74

January 3, 2019 5:06 PM MSC Zoe: Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Extensive debris has washed up on islands off the Dutch north coast after some 270 containers including chemicals fell off a cargo ship in a storm. As the extent of pollution became clear on five islands including Terschelling, coastguards searched the North Sea for missing containers. The cargo fell off the MSC Zoe near the German island of Borkum 72

December 27, 2018 11:18 AM Sicily earthquake: Watch aerial footage of dramatic aftermath of quake near Etna volcano

ITALIAN Police has released a shocking aerial footage of the dramatic aftermath of a 4.8 magnitude earthquake in Catania, Sicily, close to the volcano Mount Etna which continues to erupt. The terrifying video released by Italian Police forces shows Catania, the second largest city in Sicily, Italy, completely destroyed after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake 152

December 19, 2018 2:28 AM How common are TORNADOS in Washington? Several reported injured as SAVAGE twister strikes

WASHINGTON State, which was hit by a powerful tornado yesterday which left several injured, has suffered from regular tornados in the modern era with an average of two per year leaving six dead since 1990. This means sustained wind speeds rarely exceed 112 miles per hour, with some falling significantly short. Meteorologist Ted Buehner, who works for the US National 83

December 19, 2018 12:02 AM Washington tornado RAVAGES homes and injuries SEVERAL

SEVERAL people have been injured, homes have been destroyed and trees were ripped from their roots after Washington was ravaged by a rare tornado. Local media have reported the tornado hit before a warning could be issued. Debris, including leaves and litter, was lifted at least 6,000 feet into the air. Witness Emily Silverman said: "Me and my husband 46

December 16, 2018 9:17 PM Japan explosion: Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant blast

A huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. Japanese police say 42 people were injured in the explosion, with one of them in a serious condition. The cause of the explosion in the Toyohira district is not yet known. Some reports suggested a gas blast. Images on social media initially showed flames rising from the area with debris 51

December 13, 2018 10:19 AM Geminids 2018: Three-mile wide asteroid 3200 Phaethon heads to Earth TONIGHT

THE Geminid meteor shower peaks in the night sky tonight, as Earth edges closer to the source of the shower, the 3200 Phaethon. The source of the Geminid meteor shower is the 3200 Phaethon, which is unusual because comets usually create meteor showers with icy debris. The Phaethon was first discovered in October 1983 and named after the Greek myth about 50

December 8, 2018 8:53 AM Lockerbie bombing victim would give up millions to get father back

THE last surviving member of a family nearly wiped out by the Lockerbie bombing 30 years ago says he would swap his compensation fortune to have his dad back. Officials inspect the wreckage of Pan Am flight 103 December 21, 1988 in Lockerbie (Image: Georges De Keerle/Getty Images) Luke Nesfield inherited a trust fund, thought to be worth up to £18million 46

December 1, 2018 10:57 AM Bodies found in search for missing couple

Police searching for a couple missing after their car was found washed up on a beach have found two bodies. James and Susan Kenneavy's empty vehicle was found by workmen clearing debris on Drummore beach, near Stranraer, on Thursday morning. Police said the body of a woman was found at the edge of the water in Port William, near Newton Stewart, at 08:15 on Saturday 33