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'House of horrors' killers sentenced to death

'House of horrors' killers sentenced to death

A wealthy businessman and his servant have been sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a 20-year-old woman, whose skeleton was found with the bodies of 18 other victims. Moninder Singh Pandher and his groundskeeper Surinder Koli were found guilty of killing...
Death of world's oldest manatee investigated

Death of world's oldest manatee investigated

An investigation is under way into the death of the world’s oldest manatee – just a day after a huge party to celebrate his 69th birthday. Snooty, who was born in 1948, was found dead at South Florida Museum on Sunday, after what staff described as a...
Linkin Park cancel US tour after Bennington's death

Linkin Park cancel US tour after Bennington's death

Linkin Park have cancelled their North American tour following the suicide of frontman Chester Bennington. Promoters Live Nation promised refunds to all ticket-holders as they made the announcement via Twitter on Friday night, a day after news broke that Bennington...
Blue Whale death 'game' leaves trail of misery

Blue Whale death 'game' leaves trail of misery

As UK authorities continue to evaluate the risks posed by sinister “games” such as Blue Whale, Russian families say the risks are real and they want the world to know the price they have paid. Blue Whale is a teenage suicide challenge or “death...

Acrobat falls to his death before Green Day gig

A British-based acrobat has plunged 100ft to his death while performing at a music festival before US rock band Green Day took to the stage. Pedro Aunion Monroy, who lived in Brighton, fell in front of 35,000 people while he was in a suspended glass box about 30...
Brazil club football chief quits over death threats

Brazil club football chief quits over death threats

Brazil club football chief quits over death threats 7 July 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Paysandu Sport The president of a Brazilian second division football club, Paysandu Sport, has resigned, saying armed men had threatened to...
Pakistan fuel tanker inferno death toll tops 200

Pakistan fuel tanker inferno death toll tops 200

Pakistan fuel tanker inferno death toll tops 200 3 July 2017 From the section Asia Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeople smoking at the scene may have sparked the fire The death toll from a lorry fire in Pakistan last week has risen sharply,...
Venus Williams faces lawsuit for car death

Venus Williams faces lawsuit for car death

Venus Williams faces lawsuit for car death 30 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Venus Williams had recently been eliminated from the French Open when the crash occurred Venus Williams faces a wrongful death lawsuit...
YouTube book shooting ends in death

YouTube book shooting ends in death

US woman ‘shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt’ 28 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Youtube Image caption The couple are expecting their second child A Minnesota woman has been charged over the fatal shooting of her boyfriend, in what...
Philando Castile death: Police footage released

Philando Castile death: Police footage released

Philando Castile death: Police footage released 21 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPolice dashcam has been released of the Philando Castile shooting A video showing the fatal shooting of a black...

'Predatory' bear mauls boy to death during race

A 16-year-boy has died after being mauled by a “predatory” black bear as he took part in a mountain race. A search was launched after Patrick Cooper went off the trail in Bird Ridge, Alaska, and called his brother to say he was being chased by a 250lb...
Matador gored to death after tripping on cloak

Matador gored to death after tripping on cloak

A renowned Spanish bullfighter has died after he tripped on his cloak and was fatally gored in a ring in France. Ivan Fandino, 36, who was a professional matador for 12 years, was performing at the Aire-sur-l’Adour bullfighting festival in the town of Mont de...
Sleep apnea 'a cause' of Fisher death

Sleep apnea 'a cause' of Fisher death

Carrie Fisher died from ‘sleep apnea and other causes’ 17 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Actress Carrie Fisher made her name in the Star Wars series Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher died from sleep apnea and...
'Facebook blasphemer' given death penalty

'Facebook blasphemer' given death penalty

‘Facebook blasphemer’ given death penalty 12 June 2017 From the section Technology Image copyright Reuters Image caption Facebook has yet to comment on the death sentence A man accused of posting blasphemous content to Facebook has been sentenced to death...
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