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From TheJournal.ie Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone Abandoned

Chilling two-minute video captures 'stunning decay' of Chernobyl exclusion zone

Chernobyl was the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster .

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From TheJournal.ie It's 30 years since a space shuttle exploded on live tv while the world watched Challenger This post contains videos

It's 30 years since a space shuttle exploded on live tv while the world watched

The Challenger disaster of 28 January 1986 killed seven astronauts, including Christa McAuliffe – the first ever teacher in space.

11 people who’ve already been traumatised by the tin of Roses

Or tub. Either way, it’s not going well.

This mam spectacularly misunderstood the cry laughing emoji

With mortifying results.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy crushed to death as typhoon in Philippines forces thousands to flee Philippines

Teenage boy crushed to death as typhoon in Philippines forces thousands to flee

At least eight people have been reported missing.

From TheJournal.ie Check out these amazing photos of the wildlife thriving in Chernobyl's fallout zone Amazing

Check out these amazing photos of the wildlife thriving in Chernobyl's fallout zone

30 years on from the disaster no human life remains, but the same cannot be said for wildlife.

From TheJournal.ie Families attend Berkeley balcony testing as legal battles loom Berkeley

Families attend Berkeley balcony testing as legal battles loom

The balcony remains have undergone ‘destructive testing’ to discover the source of its structural damage.

From TheJournal.ie Four dead, 12 critical after crash between tour bus and amphibious vehicle Seattle

Four dead, 12 critical after crash between tour bus and amphibious vehicle

The crash happened on Seattle’s Aurora Bridge at about 7pm Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie The final Irish survivor of the Berkeley tragedy has arrived home Home

The final Irish survivor of the Berkeley tragedy has arrived home

Hannah Waters was the last of the Irish students injured in the tragedy to return home.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for 'death sentence' for doomed ship's captain as death toll reaches 396 Yangtze River

Calls for 'death sentence' for doomed ship's captain as death toll reaches 396

There are thousands of soldiers involved in the rescue operation.

From The42 Despite scoring, Gerrard's final Liverpool game turned into a bit of a nightmare Disaster

Despite scoring, Gerrard's final Liverpool game turned into a bit of a nightmare

Jon Walters scored, as the Reds were beaten 6-1 at the Britannia Stadium.

14 times everything inexplicably worked out just fine

Just when it looks like it’s all over, it turns out OK.

From TheJournal.ie Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake Earthquake

Baby pulled from rubble 24 hours after Nepal earthquake

Photos have emerged showing the infant being rescued by Nepalese military officers.

From TheJournal.ie Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake Earthquake

Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake

The names of Irish tourists or travellers have been posted on the Red Cross’s website.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp Disaster

Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp

At least 18 people died at Everest as the earthquake and avalanches hit at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000 Disaster

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

From TheJournal.ie This is what investigators think happened to the sunken migrant boat Disaster

This is what investigators think happened to the sunken migrant boat

The captain has been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Two survivors arrested as 800 die in migrant ship disaster Mediterranean

Two survivors arrested as 800 die in migrant ship disaster

The two arrested are suspected to be traffickers.

From TheJournal.ie Gran, mum and daughter all called 'Emma' were killed in the Germanwings crash Three Generations

Gran, mum and daughter all called 'Emma' were killed in the Germanwings crash

The family were going on holiday to Manchester.

From TheJournal.ie The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety Disaster

The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz apparently locked the captain out of the cockpit before crashing the Germanwings flight.

From TheJournal.ie Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea Earthquake

Tsunami threat passes after 7.5 quake hits Papua New Guinea

The quake occurred 55 kilometres from the nearest city of Kokopo on New Britain island.

From TheJournal.ie 'I probably wasn't the best man for the job on the day,' says Hillsborough police chief Disaster

'I probably wasn't the best man for the job on the day,' says Hillsborough police chief

David Duckenfield is giving evidence at the new inquests into the death of 96 Liverpool fans at Hillsborough.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast Donetsk This post contains images

PHOTOS: 32 killed in east Ukraine mine blast

At least 17 have been killed with 16 more missing.

Ludicrous DIY disaster is the gift that keeps on giving

Just when you thought electrical wiring couldn’t be funny, this happens.

From The42 The fashion police came to take Jimmy Bullard away this evening Disaster

The fashion police came to take Jimmy Bullard away this evening

“Think my shirt has broken my Twitter.”

From TheJournal.ie Woman searches for her children among 12 family members buried in landslide Indonesia

Woman searches for her children among 12 family members buried in landslide

At least 20 people have been confirmed dead and 88 remain missing.

From TheJournal.ie Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines Evacuation

Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines

The evacuation has been stepped up by authorities.

Drunk man gets totally entangled in a pile of bicycles

Nightmare scenario.

From TheJournal.ie Captain of Korean ferry that killed over 300 escapes death penalty but sentenced to 36 years in prison Jailed

Captain of Korean ferry that killed over 300 escapes death penalty but sentenced to 36 years in prison

A three-judge panel said prosecutors failed to prove Lee Jun-Seok had acted intentionally.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan Rebuild This post contains images

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

Serious kid reciting Shakespeare meets disaster mid-performance

In the form of a plastic chair.

From TheJournal.ie Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die Disaster

Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die

Thousands more have been left homeless.

From TheJournal.ie Stardust campaigners met with Frances Fitzgerald but weren't happy with the outcome Nightclub Blaze

Stardust campaigners met with Frances Fitzgerald but weren't happy with the outcome

One survivor said she was not happy with how the meeting went.

From TheJournal.ie Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off Ukraine

Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands said that it was too dangerous to continue.

From TheJournal.ie Officials say there's 'no hope' of finding survivors after deadly Nepal landslide Disaster

Officials say there's 'no hope' of finding survivors after deadly Nepal landslide

Authorities have evacuated more than 20,000 people amid fears that a torrent of water could inundate villages and farms if a dam suddenly breaks.

From TheJournal.ie Flooding and havoc as typhoon hits hard in Japan Disaster

Flooding and havoc as typhoon hits hard in Japan

The storm has left several people dead and a string of damage in its wake.

From TheJournal.ie If a humanitarian disaster happened in Ireland tomorrow, how ready would we be? Crisis

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation

The children travel to Ireland every year to stay with Irish families during the summer months.