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November 20, 2018 7:21 AM Barcelona train derailment: At least one dead in horror crash

AT LEAST one person has died and 44 others were injured after a train derailed near Barcelona, Spain. The crash took place just after 6am local time (5am GMT) leaving 44 people injured. The train, which was carrying about 150 passengers, derailed between the towns of Terrassa and Manresa as it travelled to Barcelona. Two of the train’s carriages came off the tracks 5

November 20, 2018 7:06 AM Passenger killed and others injured as train derails near Barcelona

A train comes off the tracks during the morning commute in Spain, with the operator blaming a landslide in the area. The commuter train left the tracks just after 6am near Vacarisses, about 28 miles from Barcelona. Train operator Renfe blamed a landslide, which it said had been caused by heavy rain. Rescue workers spent hours at the scene helping people 6

November 19, 2018 6:35 PM Trapped hamster freed from pipe on tiny ladder in Bridgwater

A pet hamster which was trapped in a tiny pipe for six days was freed thanks to a miniature ladder created by an animal welfare charity officer. The RSPCA was called when several attempts to rescue Jamie the hamster failed. He got stuck in the pipe during an escape from his cage in Bridgwater. Alison Sparkes, from the RSPCA, said: "I cut a metre-long 9

November 4, 2018 5:03 AM Man, 102, dies after three days stuck on roof in Devon

Former racing driver Ron Easton had climbed on to his roof with a bucket of tools late last month but got stuck. Ron Easton climbed on to the roof of his home in Bigbury-on-sea in Devon late last month with a bucket of tools but he got stuck after falling over or collapsing, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said. He had been trying to fix his aerial 10

October 29, 2018 3:49 PM Lion Air crash site: MAP of where the Lion Air plane went down in Indonesia

A BOEING 737 airplane carrying 189 people on board went down after taking off from Jakarta. Here is a map of where the Lion Air plane went down in Indonesia. Flight JT 610 was heading for the western city of Pangkal Pinang at 6.20am local time (11.30pm GMT Sunday). But the plane crashed just 13 minutes into the flight. Rescuers were working some 34 nautical 24

October 29, 2018 2:11 AM Lion Air flight crashes into the sea after taking off from Indonesian capital Jakarta

A search and rescue effort has been launched after the passenger jet lost contact 13 minutes after takeoff on Monday morning. The Boeing 737-800 left the Indonesian capital at 6.20am and was headed north to arrive in Pangkal Pinang, on the island of Bangka, at around 7.20am. It is not clear how many crew and passengers were on board the flight, but Boeing 13

October 28, 2018 4:28 PM Leicester helicopter SHOCK: Pilot guided aircraft away from crowd to SAVE lives

THE pilot of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's helicopter diverted the out-of-control aircraft into a car park near the King Power Stadium to avoid crashing into the crowd, a witness has claimed. Police have confirmed the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) are continuing their enquiries, and that they are expected to last for some days. In their 10

October 28, 2018 4:52 AM Thai cave boys meet Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

The 12 boys and their coach were rescued from a Thai cave complex after more than a fortnight of being trapped by a flood. There were gasps of excitement and cheers as the boys, aged 11 to 17, from the Wild Boars football team met the Portuguese star on Saturday afternoon. Their visit comes three months after they spent 18 days stuck in a cave complex 9

October 25, 2018 6:05 PM Jordan flooding: How many schoolchildren have died after flash floods hit family picnic

Jordan’s Dead Sea area has been hit by deadly flash flooding. But how many schoolchildren have died after flash floods hit families having picnic? A major rescue operation was underway today after flash floods hit the area near Jordan’s Dead Sea. Around 40 children and their teachers were on an outing on Thursday when the floods struck. How many schoolchildren 44

October 25, 2018 4:47 PM Jordan flash floods: Students killed as bus swept away

At least eight students have been killed and 16 more are missing after flash floods swept away their bus near the Dead Sea in Jordan, officials say. The bus had been carrying 37 students and seven members of staff when it was washed away, officials added. A huge rescue operation involving helicopters, troops and divers has been launched at the Zara Maeen 13