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October 18, 2018 8:42 AM In pictures: 'Eye of Istanbul' photographer Ara Guler dies at 90

One of Turkey's best known photojournalists, Ara Guler, has died at the age of 90. Nicknamed The Eye of Istanbul, Ara Guler chronicled the city with melancholic black-and-white pictures taken mostly with a Leica camera. He died in hospital in Istanbul on Wednesday after suffering heart failure, Anadolu news agency said. Guler, who was born to ethnic 8

October 18, 2018 3:40 AM UK weather forecast: Temperatures PLUMMET to SUB-ZERO as fog clouds the nation

FREEZING weather will sweep the nation, with sub-zero degrees in some areas and fog patches dotted around on Thursday morning, according to the Met Office. Meteorologist Aidan McGivern said: “With the clearest skies further north, that’s where the coldest air will be by dawn on Thursday. “Minus two in some sheltered Scottish glens, close to freezing 6

October 16, 2018 1:28 PM France flooding: Villegailhenc 'like a WAR ZONE'

AT LEAST 11 people have died after flash floods hit southern France over the weekend as the worst hit area of Villegailhenc was described as being "a war zone". Several months’ worth of rain fell in only a few hours over the weekend in Aude, a region in the southwest of France. One river rose by more than eight metres (26ft) in five hours. Nine of the 11 deaths 7

October 16, 2018 12:07 PM Russell Bishop 'murdered two Brighton schoolgirls in 1986'

A man has gone on trial for the second time accused of murdering two nine-year-old girls 32 years ago. Russell Bishop, 52, strangled Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway who were found dead in woods near Brighton in October 1986, the Old Bailey heard. He was cleared of their murder after a trial in 1987, jurors were told. The court heard three years later 8

October 16, 2018 11:10 AM Morocco train crash: Six dead and dozens injured in disaster near Rabat

AT LEAST six people have been killed and dozens more injured in a train crash near Moroccan capital Rabat. Officials said the high-speed express train left the rails near the coastal city of Bouknadel. Mohamed Rabie Khlie, head of the kingdom's national railway company ONCF, said: "The derailment has killed six people according to the latest count and left 86 injured 11

October 16, 2018 7:55 AM Three dead in HUGE crash as caravan with ‘foreign plates’ driven WRONG WAY on motorway

SHOCKING footage shows a car with "foreign plates" tow a caravan down the wrong side of the motorway - taken moments before crashing into two vehicles and killing three people on the M40, South Oxfordshire. A car with "foreign number plates" has crashed after towing a caravan down the wrong side of the motorway. Three people were killed as the car ploughed 7

October 15, 2018 2:50 PM Driver stopped in car with three tyres on M60 near Bury

A drug-driver was arrested after his car was stopped on a busy motorway with only three tyres. Worried motorists called police after seeing the red Citroen travelling on a bare wheel rim on the M60 near Bury, Greater Manchester. Police said they had "never seen a car in a worse condition on a motorway" and that it was "beyond belief" it had been driven 16

October 15, 2018 2:04 PM Earthquakes today: MASSIVE magnitude 5 quakes hit Alaska and Russia

EARTHQUAKES are once again rocketing around the planet today, breaching the infamous Ring of Fire and straying far into the Pacific Ocean - with the USGS even warning people could die after one strong earthquake hit Alaska today. Russia and the USA have been under a spell of dangerous high-magnitude activity today, as populous mainland areas were hit by tremors 6

October 15, 2018 6:40 AM Man chokes to death as shirt gets caught in New York subway escalator

Carlos Alvarez, 48, died after his shirt caught on an escalator in the Bronx in the early hours of Sunday morning. The 48-year-old man was found unconscious on top of the escalator with part of his shirt caught in the machine and the neckline choking him. The authorities had been called to reports of a man behaving erratically at the Intervale Station 5

October 14, 2018 9:08 PM Norfolk police showcase dashcam footage of exciting near-fatal accidents

Police! Cameras! Whoah! Or maybe the show based on dashcam footage could be called Narks!? Norfolk police says they are receiving hundreds of videos from civilian drivers with dashcams. Videos like this one below from September 1 2018 of a van hitting a roundabout and taking off. Three people were injured. No-one died. It’s not a snuff video. Bad driving 8