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From TheJournal.ie Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds Fire Fatalities

Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds

The Health Research Board found there were 101 fires recorded in closed inquest cases between 2014-2016.

From TheJournal.ie Number of births in Ireland continue to decrease as number of deaths increase Annual Report

Number of births in Ireland continue to decrease as number of deaths increase

In 2018, a total of 61,901 births were registered in Ireland, down from 62,919 the year previous.

From TheJournal.ie Four homeless men killed while sleeping in New York City NYC

Four homeless men killed while sleeping in New York City

A fifth man is in hospital with critical injuries following the attack in the Chinatown area.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Dorian kills at least 5 people after hovering over Bahamas for hours Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian kills at least 5 people after hovering over Bahamas for hours

Dorian has weakened slightly to a Category 3 storm after lashing the Bahamas with winds of 205km/h.

From TheJournal.ie 39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles Hsa

39 people died in workplace incidents last year, with 17 deaths caused by vehicles

The HSA launched it annual report for 2018 today.

From TheJournal.ie At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit Northern India

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie 15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house Sri Lanka

15 people, including 6 children, die as Sri Lankan police raid suspected Islamist safe house

The deaths came as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh Dhaka

At least 19 people die after huge fire rips through building in Bangladesh

Many people jumped to their deaths to escape the inferno.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk Idai

Death toll from Mozambique tropical cyclone rises over 300 with tens of thousands at risk

The storm is affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their homes in neighbouring Malawi.

From TheJournal.ie Slightly fewer births as death rate increases in third quarter of 2018 CSO

Slightly fewer births as death rate increases in third quarter of 2018

The average age of first-time mothers was 31, up 0.2 years from the same period in the previous year.

From TheJournal.ie Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men England

Shoreham Airshow crash: Pilot cleared over deaths of 11 men

Andrew Hill said he was “truly sorry” for the part he played in the deaths.

From TheJournal.ie 'An unspeakable tragedy': Woman and teenage daughter found dead in Newry flat named Newry

'An unspeakable tragedy': Woman and teenage daughter found dead in Newry flat named

The bodies of a man (38), a woman (37) and a 15-year-old girl were found at a flat at 11am yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016 Drugs

736 people died directly as a result of drugs in 2016

Of the total number, 549 were male and 187 were female.

From TheJournal.ie Police 'not looking for anyone else' after bodies of three people found in Newry PSNI

Police 'not looking for anyone else' after bodies of three people found in Newry

The bodies of a man (38), a woman (37) and a 15-year-old girl were found at an apartment this morning.

From TheJournal.ie At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station Egypt

At least 20 killed in train crash in Cairo's main railway station

The fire broke out after a train crashed into a steel barrier, sources said.

From TheJournal.ie 'We've been to too many funerals': Study shows one third of homeless deaths linked to drugs or alcohol Dublin

'We've been to too many funerals': Study shows one third of homeless deaths linked to drugs or alcohol

A new study looked at the deaths of over 200 homeless people in Dublin over five years.

From TheJournal.ie At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines Philippines

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

From TheJournal.ie 21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya Nairobi

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya

Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.

From TheJournal.ie Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen Carrickmines

Inquest hears source of Carrickmines halting site fire was chip pan in kitchen

Ten people, including five children, died in the fire on 10 October 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire Investigation

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

From TheJournal.ie 39 people were killed or injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers in 4 year period Road Safety

39 people were killed or injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers in 4 year period

There were 39 people killed or injured in collisions involving a quad bike or scrambler on a public road.

From TheJournal.ie Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises CSO

Number of births continues to decrease as average age of mothers rises

Teenage births have more than halved in a decade and the number of twins being born has increased significantly.

From TheJournal.ie At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say Earthquake

At least 11 dead in 5.9-magnitude Haiti earthquake, authorities say

The epicentre of the quake was located about 19 kilometres northwest of the city of Port-de-Paix.

From TheJournal.ie 10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island Indonesia

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

The quakes hit throughout yesterday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which triggered landslides.

From TheJournal.ie 18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia Fatalities

18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia

The helicopter was operated by Russian national airline Utair.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar Quebec

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

From TheJournal.ie Female healthcare worker arrested over murder of eight babies at hospital in Chester Chester

Female healthcare worker arrested over murder of eight babies at hospital in Chester

Police in Chester had been investigating the death of infants at the hospital since May 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India Uttarakhand State

Dozens killed after overcrowded bus plunges off mountain road in India

Police official Manoj Kumar said rescuers recovered 48 bodies from the accident site.

From TheJournal.ie Police believe three killed by London train may have been graffiti artists Loughborough

Police believe three killed by London train may have been graffiti artists

The deaths are being treated as “unexplained”.

From TheJournal.ie At least 75 killed and 200 missing after volcano erupts in Guatemala Eruption

At least 75 killed and 200 missing after volcano erupts in Guatemala

Authorities said more than 1.7 million people had been affected by the disaster.

From TheJournal.ie Children among 25 people killed after Guatemala volcano erupts Volcan De Fuego

Children among 25 people killed after Guatemala volcano erupts

Search efforts for those who are missing were suspended last night due to dangerous conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing France

Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing

The attack took place near the city’s main opera house.

From TheJournal.ie At least 125 killed as dust storms batter India Deaths

At least 125 killed as dust storms batter India

The overnight storm ravaged Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan states.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian teen dies as death toll from new Gaza demonstrations increases to 45 Gaza Deaths

Palestinian teen dies as death toll from new Gaza demonstrations increases to 45

Forty-five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since 30 March.

From TheJournal.ie Cyclists stage lie-down protest outside Leinster House calling for greater road safety Dublin Cycle Campaign

Cyclists stage lie-down protest outside Leinster House calling for greater road safety

Four cyclists have died on Irish roads so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie 7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot Riots

7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot

Fights among inmates erupted yesterday evening at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville.

From TheJournal.ie Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families' Nikolas Cruz

Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families'

Nikolas Cruz stands to inherit the equivalent of €647,000 following the death of his mother last November.

From TheJournal.ie Two 17-year-olds arrested after 18-year-old man dies in 50th London murder of the year Deaths

Two 17-year-olds arrested after 18-year-old man dies in 50th London murder of the year

London’s murder rate has overtaken New York City’s.

From TheJournal.ie Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force Protests

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force

More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.

From TheJournal.ie 50 years on, mystery still surrounds Ireland's worst ever air crash Tuskar Rock Crash

50 years on, mystery still surrounds Ireland's worst ever air crash

The aircraft went down into the sea just off Tuskar Rock, killing all 61 passengers and crew.

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