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Three people die and hundreds injured in rare tornado in Czech Republic
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Three people die and hundreds injured in rare tornado in Czech Republic

3 hours ago 11,090 Views 1 Comment

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said it was a “huge tragedy”.

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka
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At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 7:42 PM 16,092 Views 6 Comments

There were heavy downpours in ten out of the country’s 25 districts.

Race to prevent environmental disaster as chemicals ship sinks off Sri Lanka
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Race to prevent environmental disaster as chemicals ship sinks off Sri Lanka

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:51 AM 15,231 Views 12 Comments

The Singapore-flagged MV X-Press Pearl started sinking off Colombo after authorities extinguished a fire that raged on the vessel for 12 days.

Irish youngster makes debut but Dubai trip comes back to bite Celtic in Hibs draw
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Irish youngster makes debut but Dubai trip comes back to bite Celtic in Hibs draw

Jan 11th 2021, 10:50 PM 9,062 Views 2 Comments

Armstrong Oko-Flex, an Ireland U19 international, was sprung from the bench, but Celtic are now 21 points behind Rangers after a late Hibs leveller.

Women's Six Nations facing postponement due to escalating Covid crisis
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Women's Six Nations facing postponement due to escalating Covid crisis

Jan 10th 2021, 4:54 PM 4,312 Views 4 Comments

The PA news agency understands tournament organisers have been forced to concede defeat in their bid to stage it in February and March.

Alexis Sanchez says he asked about an Arsenal return after first Man United training session
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Alexis Sanchez says he asked about an Arsenal return after first Man United training session

Sep 4th 2020, 10:49 AM 13,449 Views 20 Comments

The now-Inter Milan player wanted out after just one session.

Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion
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Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion

Aug 6th 2020, 7:05 AM 16,949 Views 13 Comments

Lebanon’s prime minister has called on “friendly countries” to lend their support.

Women's Euro 2021 set to be rescheduled after Euro 2020 postponement
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Women's Euro 2021 set to be rescheduled after Euro 2020 postponement

Mar 17th 2020, 4:03 PM 1,922 Views 0 Comments

Ireland are on track to qualify for the tournament which was due to be hosted by England next summer.

'I don't know what to say, I'm so upset' - Doheny suffers shock defeat in Dubai
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'I don't know what to say, I'm so upset' - Doheny suffers shock defeat in Dubai

Mar 6th 2020, 6:36 PM 18,992 Views 2 Comments

Portlaoise’s former world champion was beaten via unanimous decision by unheralded Romanian Ionut Baluta.

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before
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Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 37,301 Views 75 Comments

The clock, which serves as a metaphor for global apocalypse, is now set at 100 seconds to midnight.

Labour leadership battle gets underway amid division in party after election defeat
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Labour leadership battle gets underway amid division in party after election defeat

Dec 16th 2019, 8:10 AM 15,770 Views 53 Comments

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, a potential leadership candidate, was forced to deny insulting voters.

Huge blow for Golden State as Steph Curry ruled out for at least three months
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Huge blow for Golden State as Steph Curry ruled out for at least three months

Nov 1st 2019, 9:49 PM 3,316 Views 11 Comments

The six-time All-Star suffered a hand fracture in the Warriors’ defeat to Phoenix on Wednesday.

British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together
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British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together

Aug 15th 2019, 11:50 AM 10,824 Views 5 Comments

Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown won’t be doing this again.

English frustrated by mid-race collision but qualifies for 800m final in Glasgow
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English frustrated by mid-race collision but qualifies for 800m final in Glasgow

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:16 PM 10,343 Views 6 Comments

The Donegal star’s appeal was successful after his 800m semi-final at the European Indoor Championships.

France players accountable for England 'disaster' - Camille Lopez
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France players accountable for England 'disaster' - Camille Lopez

Feb 11th 2019, 9:46 PM 9,739 Views 8 Comments

It was les Bleus’ heaviest defeat to an English side since 1911.

'I can’t imagine a worse death, between drowning and burning:' 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster
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'I can’t imagine a worse death, between drowning and burning:' 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster

Jan 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 41,026 Views 8 Comments

The Memorial Service for the 51 people who died will be held at St Finbarr’s Church at 11am today.

Death toll now over 400 after Indonesian tsunami as clean water and medicine supplies dwindle
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Death toll now over 400 after Indonesian tsunami as clean water and medicine supplies dwindle

Dec 25th 2018, 8:03 AM 5,348 Views 2 Comments

The latest death toll stood at 429, with 1,485 people injured.

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373
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Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373

Updated Dec 24th 2018, 3:11 PM 10,843 Views 5 Comments

The powerful tsunami struck without any warning on Saturday night,

Indonesia tsunami: Residents near volcano warned to stay away from beaches after 222 killed
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Indonesia tsunami: Residents near volcano warned to stay away from beaches after 222 killed

Updated Dec 23rd 2018, 6:00 PM 31,669 Views 7 Comments

At least 843 people have been injured too, officials said.

'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse
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'The most important is saving lives': Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

Nov 6th 2018, 9:57 AM 17,780 Views 3 Comments

Rescue workers have found a pocket of air leading to hopes some may have survived.

Death toll in horrific Indonesia tsunami is now at least 832 and is expected to rise
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Death toll in horrific Indonesia tsunami is now at least 832 and is expected to rise

Sep 30th 2018, 8:11 AM 12,863 Views 7 Comments

The death toll is expected to worsen considerably as so many regions have yet to be heard from in the aftermath of the quake.

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

Jun 6th 2018, 7:03 AM 6,166 Views 0 Comments

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

'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno
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'Stay put' policy and building cladding blamed in report into Grenfell Tower inferno

Jun 4th 2018, 9:58 PM 23,876 Views 23 Comments

72 people lost their lives in the tower block blaze.

UFC fighter accidentally knocks himself out with body slam
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UFC fighter accidentally knocks himself out with body slam

Jun 2nd 2018, 3:42 PM 13,572 Views 9 Comments

Jarrod ‘The Monkey God’ Brooks won’t want to watch this one back…

Hawaii faces hottest and fastest lava yet with flows covering six football fields in an hour
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Hawaii faces hottest and fastest lava yet with flows covering six football fields in an hour

Jun 1st 2018, 7:15 AM 13,965 Views 8 Comments

“It can’t get hotter than where we are,” said a scientist from the US Geological Survey.

Sergio's Masters defence goes up in smoke as he hits FIVE balls in the water on one hole
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Sergio's Masters defence goes up in smoke as he hits FIVE balls in the water on one hole

Apr 5th 2018, 8:51 PM 13,719 Views 10 Comments

We all know how you feel, Sergio.

World champion Christie's luck out again as she leaves without Olympic medal after disqualification
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World champion Christie's luck out again as she leaves without Olympic medal after disqualification

Feb 20th 2018, 11:15 AM 7,655 Views 9 Comments

The Winter Olympics are over for Elise Christie, who has once again endured a miserable campaign in Pyeongchang.

Nightmare 2018 opener for Ireland's Sam Bennett as he's forced way down the field in Oz
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Nightmare 2018 opener for Ireland's Sam Bennett as he's forced way down the field in Oz

Jan 16th 2018, 3:48 PM 3,724 Views 4 Comments

He suffered a late mechanical issue.

'They have nowhere else': Sierra Leone mudslide victims move back to homes in danger zone
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'They have nowhere else': Sierra Leone mudslide victims move back to homes in danger zone

Jan 7th 2018, 12:00 PM 8,607 Views 5 Comments

The August mudslide killed more than 1,000 people and there are fears for another landslide in the next rainy season.

'People fled for their lives': Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 200
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'People fled for their lives': Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 200

Dec 24th 2017, 3:21 PM 5,283 Views 1 Comment

A total of 70,000 have been displaced or otherwise affected by the storm.

Frantic searches continue as 30 children are still missing after Mexico earthquake
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Frantic searches continue as 30 children are still missing after Mexico earthquake

Sep 20th 2017, 9:15 PM 22,079 Views 11 Comments

Over 40 buildings collapsed in the capital.

Five men to appear in court over Hillsborough disaster
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Five men to appear in court over Hillsborough disaster

Sep 6th 2017, 6:15 AM 7,115 Views 0 Comments

In all, 96 people died as a result of the 1989 tragedy.

Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey
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Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:45 PM 19,629 Views 66 Comments

At least 42 people have been killed and up to 50,000 homes damaged.

Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole
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Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole

Aug 11th 2017, 4:53 PM 26,157 Views 23 Comments

A large water mains burst at Bengal Terrace and flooded 11 homes on 15 July.

At least six dead and 31 missing after Colombian tourist boat sinks
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At least six dead and 31 missing after Colombian tourist boat sinks

Jun 26th 2017, 7:17 AM 9,427 Views 4 Comments

Regional authorities said the boat was carrying 170 people.

Staff at the festival-that-never-was are not going to get paid for their work
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Staff at the festival-that-never-was are not going to get paid for their work

May 12th 2017, 3:55 PM 22,999 Views 18 Comments

The festival came in for huge criticism in April when thousands of ticket holders arrived in the Bahamas where they were promised a luxury getaway.

Tony Adams' time in charge of Granada got off to the worst possible start
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Tony Adams' time in charge of Granada got off to the worst possible start

Apr 16th 2017, 10:44 PM 16,934 Views 6 Comments

The Spanish club’s survival bid was dented tonight as they went down to a poor defeat to Celta Vigo.

From Champions League miracles to the brink of disaster - the story of Liverpool in the '00s
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From Champions League miracles to the brink of disaster - the story of Liverpool in the '00s

Apr 16th 2017, 10:00 AM 17,946 Views 19 Comments

Author and journalist Simon Hughes chats to The42 about a whirlwind decade for the Reds.

DJ disaster: Johnson in doubt for Masters after falling down stairs
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DJ disaster: Johnson in doubt for Masters after falling down stairs

Apr 5th 2017, 10:43 PM 29,397 Views 24 Comments

The world number one has injured his back at his rental property.

Jockey banned for 28 days after losing this race with a nightmare mistake
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Jockey banned for 28 days after losing this race with a nightmare mistake

Mar 24th 2017, 5:58 PM 19,941 Views 11 Comments

James Ridley and Lookslikerainted had the 4.45 at Newbury all sewn up – and then…

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