Select Page
Southern rock pioneer Gregg Allman dies

Southern rock pioneer Gregg Allman dies

Gregg Allman, whose soulful vocals made the Allman Brothers Band one of rock’s top acts in the 1970s, has died at the age of 69. Allman died peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia, according to a statement posted on his website. No cause of death was...
Gregg Allman, rock trailblazer, dies at 69

Gregg Allman, rock trailblazer, dies at 69

Gregg Allman, rock trailblazer, dies at 69 27 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright BBC/Ear Goggles Production Image caption The lead singer of the Allman Brothers died at home in Georgia Rock trailblazer Gregg Allman, a founding member of The...

Baby dies after being found in hot car

A baby girl has died in Ireland after being found in a car on the hottest day of the year. The seven-month-old had been airlifted to hospital from the village of Dundrum in County Tipperary. Irish police said emergency services had responded to a 999 call after the...
Police officer dies in Jakarta suicide bombing

Police officer dies in Jakarta suicide bombing

Police officer dies in Jakarta suicide bombing 24 May 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Reuters Image caption The attack took place near a bus station in the Kampung Melayu area A suspected suicide bomb attack in the Indonesian capital Jakarta has left at...
Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies at 35

Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies at 35

American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden has died in Italy, five days after being hit by a car while training on his bicycle. He was 35. Hayden had suffered severe cerebral damage and multiple traumatic injuries in the crash in Rimini, on Italy’s Adriatic coast,...
Fox News mastermind Roger Ailes dies

Fox News mastermind Roger Ailes dies

Fox News co-founder and former CEO Roger Ailes has died at the age of 77, his family has announced. Ailes founded Fox News for Rupert Murdoch in 1996, calling it a “fair and balanced” alternative to his competitors. He remained with the channel for the...
Roger Ailes: Fox News founder dies at 77

Roger Ailes: Fox News founder dies at 77

Roger Ailes: Fox News founder dies at 77 18 May 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Ailes was founder and long-term boss of Fox News The ex-chairman and founder of Fox News Roger Ailes has died aged 77, his family says. A...
Briton charged after girlfriend dies in Thailand

Briton charged after girlfriend dies in Thailand

A British man has been charged in connection with the death of his pregnant girlfriend in Thailand, according to reports. Danny Glass and Sophie Rose were riding a scooter on the island of Phuket when he braked suddenly to avoid a car, causing her to fall into the...
Teen dies after drinking too much caffeine

Teen dies after drinking too much caffeine

A teenage boy who died after drinking three caffeinated drinks in less than two hours, had no pre-existing heart problems, a coroner has said. South Carolina student Davis Cripe had drunk a large Mountain Dew (a fizzy citrus drink), a latte from McDonald’s and...

Toddler dies after being run over by his sister

A 12-year-old girl has accidentally killed her two-year-old brother after running him over with the family car. The girl had started the Chevrolet SUV for her parents as they were preparing to leave their home in Orlando. Florida’s Highway Patrol said the car...
Twin Peaks actor Michael Parks dies

Twin Peaks actor Michael Parks dies

Twin Peaks actor Michael Parks has died at the age of 77. The veteran character actor, who starred in films including Kill Bill Vol 1 and 2, Argo and Red State, died on Tuesday morning, his agent Jane Schulman said. Parks worked alongside directors such as Quentin...
Dance music star Robert Miles dies at 47

Dance music star Robert Miles dies at 47

DJ and dance music star Robert Miles has died at the age of 47, it has been reported. The Italian artist, who scored an international number one hit with Children and later won a Brit award, is said to have died from cancer. Pete Tong and Boy George are among those...
Six-year-old dies after bouncy castle explodes

Six-year-old dies after bouncy castle explodes

A six-year-old girl has died after being thrown 45 feet (13m) into the air when a bouncy castle exploded at a restaurant in northeast Spain. The girl was playing on the inflatable with six other children behind the Mas Oller restaurant outside the city of Girona on...
Climber, 85, dies on Everest world record quest

Climber, 85, dies on Everest world record quest

An 85-year-old man has died in an attempt to regain his title as the world’s oldest person to scale Mount Everest. Nepalese climber Min Bahadur Sherchan died at base camp from a suspected heart attack on Saturday evening. He is the second climber to die in a...
French MP dies after collapsing during speech

French MP dies after collapsing during speech

A French MP has died after collapsing on stage while making a speech at a rally for French presidential contender Emmanuel Macron. Corrine Erhel, 50, was the final speaker at the event in Plouisy in western France on Friday. She fell to the ground during her speech...
'Oldest human' dies in Indonesia 'aged 146'

'Oldest human' dies in Indonesia 'aged 146'

‘Oldest human’ dies in Indonesia ‘aged 146’ 1 May 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright EPA The Indonesian man who claimed to be 146 years old – the longest living human ever – has died in his village in Central Java. According...
Vinod Khanna, India Bollywood actor, dies of cancer

Vinod Khanna, India Bollywood actor, dies of cancer

Vinod Khanna, India Bollywood actor, dies of cancer 27 April 2017 From the section India Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Vinod Khanna acted in more than 100 Bollywood films One of India’s most well-known Bollywood actors Vinod Khanna has died aged 70,...
Silence Of The Lambs director dies aged 73

Silence Of The Lambs director dies aged 73

Film director Jonathan Demme has died aged 73, his publicist has confirmed. He had been suffering from oesophageal cancer, and died surrounded by his wife and three children at his apartment in New York. Demme was best known for directing The Silence Of The Lambs, the...

Student, 19, dies in hammer-throwing event

A student has died after he was struck during a hammer-throwing event in Chicago. Ethan Roser, 19, from Cincinnati in Ohio, was taking part in a track and field competition when he was struck by a hammer which has a metal ball attached to a steel wire. The athlete...

British man dies after paragliding accident

A British man has died after a paragliding accident in New Zealand’s South Island. Ben Letham, 26, was originally from Scotland but had been a full-time pilot with GForce Paragliding in the tourist resort of Queenstown. He came down in the grounds of Queenstown...
Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56 23 April 2017 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Erin Moran also starred in a spin-off series Joanie Loves Chachi US actress Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie in 1970s...

Happy Days star Erin Moran dies at 56

Erin Moran, who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi, has died aged 56. Police in Harrison County, Indiana, said the 56-year-old former child star was found unresponsive after authorities received a 911 call. The cause of her...
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons