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Top Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead

Top Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead

Top Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead 16 January 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Ivanovic was standing trial for war crimes committed in 1999 A prominent Kosovo Serb politician, Oliver Ivanovic, has been shot dead outside his party offices in the...
Eight dead after fire rips through community centre

Eight dead after fire rips through community centre

Eight people have died and up to 60 are injured following a fire which ripped through a local community centre in northern Portugal. The fire broke out near the Tondela municipality, which lies between the northern towns of Coimbra and Viseu, which were badly hit by a...

British woman found dead in 'murder-suicide'

The body of a British woman in her 20s has been discovered in a flat in Sydney. She was found dead alongside a man in his 30s in the apartment in the Newtown area of the city, in what police believe was a murder-suicide. Emergency services were alerted at about 5.30pm...
Dead koala found nailed to post in Queensland

Dead koala found nailed to post in Queensland

Police in Australia are investigating after a dead koala was found nailed to a wooden post in Queensland. Koala Rescue Queensland posted a picture of the animal on its Facebook page saying it was unclear whether it had been “cruelly attached” to the post...
At least 15 dead after California mudslides

At least 15 dead after California mudslides

At least 15 people have died and a further 24 remain missing after brutal mudslides hit California on Tuesday. Rescue workers and emergency services continued searching for survivors as the torrential rainstorm which triggered the disaster subsided. Extensive damage...
Two dead amid California heavy rains and mudslides

Two dead amid California heavy rains and mudslides

Two dead amid California heavy rains and mudslides 9 January 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mudslides have shut down major roadways in California At least two people are dead amid mudslides in Southern California, where heavy rains triggered flooding and...

Newborn found dead in toilet of passenger jet

A woman has been arrested after a baby was found dead in the toilet of a commercial aircraft. Indonesian police said they detained the suspected mother, named Hani, following the discovery at Jakarta Airport. Officers suspect the 37-year-old secretly gave birth during...
Dog guards owner's dead body for weeks

Dog guards owner's dead body for weeks

A dog had to be dragged away from its dead owner’s body after remaining at her side for weeks. Doctors said the 9-year-old Havanese, called Zsazsa, would have died within a couple of days if she had not been found. Severely dehydrated, she was so weak she could...
Four dead in South Africa train crash

Four dead in South Africa train crash

Four people are believed to have been killed and up to 100 injured after a train hit a lorry in South Africa, paramedics said. The passenger train crashed into the lorry and a car in between Hennenman and Kroonstad in the country’s Free State at about 9.15am...

Baby delivered after mother shot dead

Doctors have safely delivered the baby of a pregnant woman who was killed in a shooting in Ohio. The child, a boy, is now struggling to survive in hospital after being delivered at 35 weeks. His mother has been named by Columbus police as 21-year-old Marlazia...

YouTuber 'sorry' for dead body suicide video

An American YouTuber with more than 15 million subscribers has apologised after posting a video online which appeared to show the body of a suicide victim. Daily vlogger Logan Paul pulled the video from his channel and said he was “wrong” and...
Four Brits feared dead in Oz seaplane crash

Four Brits feared dead in Oz seaplane crash

Four British people are among six killed after a seaplane ditched into a river near Sydney, according to Australian media. The plane crashed into the Hawkesbury River off Jerusalem Bay near the city’s northern suburb of Cowan and reports say it sank immediately....
Police shoot man dead after hoax 'swatting' call

Police shoot man dead after hoax 'swatting' call

Police have reportedly made an arrest after a hoax emergency call led to an unarmed man being shot dead in a so-called “swatting” incident. Los Angeles Police detained 25-year-old Tyler Barriss, according to NBC News, after officers more than 1,300 miles...
Rihanna's cousin shot dead in Barbados

Rihanna's cousin shot dead in Barbados

Rihanna’s cousin has died after being shot in Barbados on Boxing Day. The star paid tribute on her Instagram page to the man who is believed to be 21-year-old Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne. He is said to have been walking near his home in Lakes Close, Eden Lodge, St...

Four dead after bus ploughs into Moscow subway

By Aubrey Allegretti, News Reporter Four people have been killed and 15 injured after a bus ploughed into a Moscow underpass. Police in Russia said both passengers and passers-by were among the dead. Videos of the incident show the bus swerving off-road at speed and...

20 dead after Xmas mass bus crash in Philippines

Twenty pilgrims have died after their bus was involved in a head-on collision while travelling to Christmas Day mass in the Philippines. Local media are reporting a seven month old baby is among those who have died. Those who have died are believed to be part of the...
Many feared dead in Philippines mall fire

Many feared dead in Philippines mall fire

23 December 2017 Image caption Employees of a call centre were trapped on the fourth floor, officials said At least 25 people are feared dead in a fire that ravaged a shopping mall in the southern Philippine city of Davao, local officials say. Firefighters battled for...
More than 30 dead after bus veers off bridge

More than 30 dead after bus veers off bridge

More than 30 people have died after a bus veered off a bridge and into a river in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Another 10 passengers were injured in the crash, which happened at about 6am local time in Sawai Madhopur district, 235 miles south of New Delhi. Rescuers...

Philippines tropical storm: Nearly 90 dead

The death toll from a tropical storm that has triggered mudslides and flooding in the Philippines has risen to almost 90, officials have said. The victims are all on the main southern island of Mindanao. “We’re are still trying to confirm reports of a...

Three dead after ferry carrying 251 capsizes

Three people have been killed after a ferry carrying 251 people capsized off the Philippines coast. The accident happened off the town of Real about 43 miles east of Manila as the vessel sailed to the island of Polillo in rough weather. Coastguard spokesman Armand...
UK embassy worker found dead in Lebanon

UK embassy worker found dead in Lebanon

17 December 2017 Image copyright Family handout A British woman who worked at the UK embassy in Beirut has been found dead, Lebanese police have said. Rebecca Dykes’ body was found on the side of a motorway on Saturday. She had been strangled, the BBC was told...
Four dead as train hits school bus in France

Four dead as train hits school bus in France

At least four children have died after a train collided with a school bus in southern France, the country’s interior minister has confirmed. The collision happened at a level crossing near a wooded area at Millas – near the town of Perpignan – at...
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