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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.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days' Emergency

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'

Varadkar said that a number of deaths may have been caused by the storm.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 people have now died from flu this season Influenza

Over 100 people have now died from flu this season

The number who’d died at the start of February stood at 55.

From TheJournal.ie More than 300 people now killed in rebel held area of Syria Eastern Ghouta

More than 300 people now killed in rebel held area of Syria

At least 67 children were among those killed this week.

From TheJournal.ie French Alps avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter Avalanche

French Alps avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter

An investigation has been launched into the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated Gardaí

Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated

The gardaí said that they have evidence to back up their claims.

From TheJournal.ie 55 people have died during this year's flu season Peak Flu

55 people have died during this year's flu season

The HSE says that we may have reached peak flu season this week.

From TheJournal.ie 18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners Hostage

18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners

Afghan security forces killed all six attackers during the night-time siege.

From TheJournal.ie 47 people died in workplace accidents last year (and 14 of them were elderly farmers) Workplace Fatalities

47 people died in workplace accidents last year (and 14 of them were elderly farmers)

New figures from the Health and Safety Authority show that there were 47 fatal accidents last year, up one from 46 the year before.

From TheJournal.ie Aardvark, meerkats killed in fire at London zoo Smoke Inhalation

Aardvark, meerkats killed in fire at London zoo

It took 72 firefighters to get the blaze under control.

From TheJournal.ie Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion Ningbo

Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion

Photos show cars twisted and mangled by the force of the explosion.

From TheJournal.ie Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland) The Lancet

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

From TheJournal.ie Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia Mission Beach

Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia

Two men in their 30s and a woman in her 50s were found dead after the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware' Infection

'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware'

Simon Harris said hospital staff are now trained to be more “sepsis aware”.

From TheJournal.ie 'People shouldn’t be dying on the streets': Call for action after another homeless person dies Three Deaths

'People shouldn’t be dying on the streets': Call for action after another homeless person dies

“It has been a heartbreaking week for anyone involved in the fight against homelessness,” the ICHH said.

From TheJournal.ie Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died' Sierra Leone

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'

The death toll from this months mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital city is approaching 500.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland Health And Safety

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

From TheJournal.ie At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages Uttar Pradesh

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

From TheJournal.ie US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election Sanctions

US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election

At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.

From TheJournal.ie 'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim Grenfell Tower

'We will miss him forever': Five-year-old boy confirmed as Grenfell Tower victim

Isaac Paulous was formally identified today.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62 Portugal

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62

Portugal was sweltering under a severe heatwave yesterday with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees celsius in several regions.

From TheJournal.ie 36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room Botched Robbery

36 bodies found in Philippines casino after gunman sets fire to gaming room

Police said it appeared to be a botched robbery rather than a terrorist attack.

From TheJournal.ie 8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack RIP

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack

Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander died after the Manchester Arena was targeted last night.

From TheJournal.ie HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect Infant Deaths

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect

Health Minister Simon Harris said it is ‘regretted’ that it took such a long time for families to be heard on their babies’ deaths.

From TheJournal.ie Two jailed over high-speed road race that killed four people England

Two jailed over high-speed road race that killed four people

11 defendants who watched the race were also sentenced today.

From TheJournal.ie Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study WHO

Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people - world study

Over 3,000 people aged 10-19 die every day from largely preventable causes, the report found.

From TheJournal.ie Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths Germany

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

A stampede at the music festival killed 21 people and injured over 650 others.

From TheJournal.ie Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

Russia detains suspected organiser of metro bombing

The bombing at St Petersburg metro killed 14 people and injured dozens more.

From TheJournal.ie More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer Births And Deaths

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

From TheJournal.ie At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California Flash Floods

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.

From TheJournal.ie Sixth person dies after car mowed down pedestrians in Australian shopping district Melbourne

Sixth person dies after car mowed down pedestrians in Australian shopping district

Thirty-six people have been treated in hospital following the incident nearly two weeks ago.

From TheJournal.ie 'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche Hotel Rigopiano

'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche

At least two bodies have been removed from the hotel, but bad weather conditions are slowing rescue efforts.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam

'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect

Salah Abdeslam has been corresponding with a woman from prison.

From TheJournal.ie Six more die as -20 degree temperatures sweep across Poland Weather

Six more die as -20 degree temperatures sweep across Poland

A deep freeze sweeping across Europe has left at least 40 dead since the weekend, many of them migrants or homeless people.

From TheJournal.ie 'Brutally cold' weather blamed for 33 deaths across Europe over the weekend Snow

'Brutally cold' weather blamed for 33 deaths across Europe over the weekend

Many of the dead are migrants or homeless people.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with naming and shaming drink drivers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with naming and shaming drink drivers?

Minister Shane Ross has described 2016 as a “disastrous year” for road safety.

From TheJournal.ie The history books will be full of the foundation shakers we lost in 2016 Obituaries

The history books will be full of the foundation shakers we lost in 2016

The good, the bad, and the controversial: for better, or worse, these people influenced our lives through theirs.