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Irish boy (10) holidaying with family killed by hit-and-run driver in Tenerife
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Irish boy (10) holidaying with family killed by hit-and-run driver in Tenerife

Mar 31st 2018, 1:25 PM 60,938 Views 11 Comments

The youngster was rushed to hospital after being critically injured on Thursday evening.

Teenager charged after eight-year-old is kidnapped, killed and put in a recycling bin
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# California

Teenager charged after eight-year-old is kidnapped, killed and put in a recycling bin

Jul 29th 2015, 10:16 PM 23,935 Views 20 Comments

Police say Adrian Jerry Gonzalez lured Madyson Middleton from a courtyard where she had been riding her scooter.

Family of Irishman shot dead by police travel to Bolivia to seek justice
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Family of Irishman shot dead by police travel to Bolivia to seek justice

Sep 11th 2014, 7:01 AM 11,243 Views 19 Comments

Michael Dwyer died from a single gunshot wound inflicted at a Santa Cruz hotel.

Funeral takes place of Brazilian football fan killed by toilet bowl projectile
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# Football Violence

Funeral takes place of Brazilian football fan killed by toilet bowl projectile

May 5th 2014, 11:01 AM 7,499 Views 2 Comments

Paulo Ricardo Gomes da Silva was fatally injured during clashes in the city of Recife, one of the venues for the World Cup.

“He was taken away and I heard shots” – Michael Dwyer was executed, says witness
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“He was taken away and I heard shots” – Michael Dwyer was executed, says witness

Aug 17th 2013, 8:27 PM 42,231 Views 71 Comments

Until now, the official line was that Dwyer had died in a shootout with police in Bolivia.

Five killed in Canary island lifeboat accident
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# Canary Islands

Five killed in Canary island lifeboat accident

Feb 10th 2013, 6:51 PM 20,132 Views 12 Comments

Five people were killed when a lifeboat fell from a cruise liner during a safety drill while it was docked in the Canary Islands.

Judge blocks wedding between woman and her twin sister's killer
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# Sorry What?

Judge blocks wedding between woman and her twin sister's killer

Dec 22nd 2012, 5:30 PM 30,580 Views 20 Comments

The mother of the girls says that her surviving daughter is mentally ill – but the would-be bride insists her betrothed was wrongly convicted.

Family of Irishman killed in Bolivia seek UN support
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Family of Irishman killed in Bolivia seek UN support

Aug 9th 2012, 1:54 PM 4,737 Views 25 Comments

Michael Dwyer was shot dead during a Bolivian police raid in a hotel in 2009.

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead
# Shell Shock
# Shell Shock

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead

Jun 25th 2012, 9:34 AM 6,528 Views 25 Comments

The giant tortoise species was thought to be extinct when George was found in 1972.