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January 20, 2018 6:27 PM Prague hotel fire: At least two dead and seven injured after horror blaze engulfs hotel

AT LEAST two people have died after a major fire broke out at the Eurostars David hotel in central Prague, according to disaster officials in the Czech capital. Around 40 people were evacuated from the hotel following the blaze, which was first reported at 6pm local time (5pm UK time). The cause of the fire, which started on the hotel's ground floor 6

January 20, 2018 6:11 PM Woman trapped in car after serious crash on A23 at Alborne

A ROAD has been closed after a woman was trapped in an overturned car. The crash involving one vehicle happened on the A23 Southbound at Alborne. West Sussex Fire Service were alerted at 4.04pm on Saturday. Firefighter freed the woman from the overturned car and she was taken to hospital. The road has reopened, after it was closed to help police investigate 5

January 20, 2018 11:40 AM Australia bushfires: 1,000 flee Royal National Park in Sydney

Two hundred are rescued by boat as firefighters continue to tackle two bushfires in Sydney's Royal National Park. Fire service spokesman James Morris said the Royal National Park in Sydney - a popular destination for holidaymakers - had to be evacuated on Saturday. About 200 people, including those at a junior surf carnival, had to be rescued by firefighters 4

January 20, 2018 2:28 AM BREAKING: Historic Russian building erupts in huge blaze as hundreds rush to the scene

A FIRE has engulfed the historic Naval Institute building in St. Petersburg as over 100 firefighters and more than 20 fire trucks rushed to battle the blaze. The fire broke out in Russia’s second largest city, as the masses of firefighters were assisted by cadets. Smoke has left a blanket over the Vasilyevsky Island district as the flames engulf the mid-18th century 6

January 18, 2018 12:22 PM Turkish efforts under way to remove plane from slope

Turkish authorities are using a large crane to lift a passenger plane that skidded off a runway in northern Turkey and stopped on the side of a slope metres away from the Black Sea. The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, with 168 people on board, left the runway after landing at Trabzon Airport on January 13. Ambulances and fire extinguishing trucks were on standby 5

January 18, 2018 12:19 PM Turkey efforts underway to remove skidded plane from slope

TRABZON, Turkey (AP) - Turkish authorities are using a large crane to lift a passenger plane that skidded off a runway in northern Turkey and stopped on the side of a slope meters away from the Black Sea. The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, with 168 people on board, left the runway after landing at Trabzon Airport on Jan. 13. All passengers and crew were evacuated 6

January 18, 2018 11:43 AM Mercedes to unveil new car at Silverstone next month

Lewis Hamilton will take the wraps off the Mercedes he hopes will fire him to a fifth Formula One championship next month. Mercedes, who last year sealed a fourth consecutive constructors’ title, are set to launch their car for the forthcoming campaign at Silverstone on February 22. Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas will also get their first taste 3

January 18, 2018 11:17 AM ‘Really disappointed’: Strictly Come Dancing stars under fire for ‘mocking fat people’ in Instagram video

Strictly Come Dancing has been caught up in controversy after two of its stars were accused of ‘fat-shaming’ in a bizarre dance routine. A video of the performance – shared by former Strictly winner Ore Oduba – shows professionals Neil and Katya Jones dancing a latin style in fat suits and many fans have argued that they find it offensive. During the dance 9

January 18, 2018 9:00 AM Oak Lane, Upchurch, closed as firefighters free woman from car

Fire crews were called to Oak Lane near Jubilee Fields, Upchurch, just after 7am to free a woman in her 30s trapped in one of the cars. Firefighters used hydraulic cutting gear to release her. She was taken to Medway Maritime Hospital by ambulance complaining of back pain. A man was also injured and taken to hospital complaining of chest pain. A spokesman 5

January 17, 2018 8:54 AM Horses are ridden through fire to honour patron saint of animals

Every year on the night of 17 January, horses are ridden through huge flames and clouds of smoke on the streets of the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares. Every year on the night of 17 January, horses are ridden through huge flames and clouds of smoke on the streets of the village of San Bartolome de los Pinares, about 100km (62 miles) north west of Madrid 14