Woman becomes second student to die on Ben Nevis in two weeks

Bristol University student, 22, becomes second climber to die on Ben Nevis in two weeks after she plunged 500ft in horror New Year’s Day fall Climber was on the Ridge Route when she slipped down the mountain and died Student from Bristol University died but three friends with her have survived  Patrick Boothroyd, 21, was scaling Tower Gully when he fell […]

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Orange County couple die side-by-side of drug overdoses

‘This is proof that what looks perfect, is not perfect’: Family’s shock and devastation after surf-loving Orange County couple die side-by-side of drug overdoses in girl’s childhood bedroom Michelle Avila, 23, and Christian Kent, 20, both died in her room on October 14 Family said the couple came home from a party, wished her parents good night Michelle had been […]

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At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in India

At least 50 people killed as a speeding train runs over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in India Speeding train has ran over and killed a crowd of 50 people watching fireworks Group watching Hindu festival of Dussehra in Amritsar, India, when tragedy hit Villagers rushed to site and condemned rail bosses for not taking precautions A […]

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Two die at Norfolk chicken factory at risk of administration

Double death at chicken factory: Two ‘pest control men’ die after ‘chemical spill’ at site where ‘1,000 jobs are at risk’ as firm goes into administration Two pest control contractors have died at Banham Poultry in Norfolk The men in their 30s and 40s are believed to have died from a chemical spill The factory is in lock-down while fire […]

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Rochdale crash – Girl, 11, dies after being hit by a Range Rover as woman, 33, arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving

The youngster was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision in Taylor Street, Rochdale, near Manchester, on Monday. A 33-year-old woman was held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and remains in custody for questioning, police said. Inquiries continue into the incident which took place shortly after 3.30pm. Sergeant Lee Westhead, of Greater Manchester Police's serious collision […]

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