Dreamworld accident: Australian theme park fined over four deaths

Dreamworld accident: Australian theme park fined over four deaths

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Publishedduration51 minutes agoimage copyrightAlamyimage caption(L-R) Kate Goodchild, Luke Dorsett, Roozbeh Araghi and Cindy Low died in 2016The operator of Australia's Dreamworld theme park has been fined A$3.6m (£2m; $2.5m) over the deaths of four people on a malfunctioning water ride.Kate Goodchild, Luke Dorsett, Roozbeh Araghi and Cindy Low died in October 2016 when their raft…
‘We’ve overrun the planet’ – Attenborough

‘We’ve overrun the planet’ – Attenborough

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‘We’ve overrun the planet’ - AttenboroughBBC Breakfast's Louise Minchin spoke to Sir David Attenborough ahead of his new documentary A Life on Our Planet which looks back at his 94 years exploring Planet Earth’s wildest places.Attenborough spoke on climate change, hit out at the Trump administration and weighed in on Extinction Rebellion.He also revealed what…
Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Funerals for victims, like here in Indonesia, have to be carried out using tight security The number of people worldwide who have died from Covid-19 has passed one million, researchers say, with many regions still reporting surging numbers of new infections.According to a tally by Johns Hopkins University the death…
France’s most tattooed man told not to teach nursery children

France’s most tattooed man told not to teach nursery children

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Publishedduration21 minutes agoimage copyrightReutersimage captionSylvain Helaine says pupils who are taught by him learn to accept people who are differentFrance's most tattooed man has said he was told not to teach nursery school children after a parent complained about his looks.Sylvain Helaine has tattoos on his body, face and tongue, and has had his eyeballs…
Estonia ferry disaster: TV crew uncovers new evidence

Estonia ferry disaster: TV crew uncovers new evidence

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Publishedduration20 minutes agoimage captionThe ferry was sailing from Estonia to Sweden on 28 September 1994 when it sank in the Baltic SeaEstonia, Sweden and Finland will examine new evidence that may shed light on the cause of one of Europe's worst peacetime shipping disasters.The MS Estonia ferry sank as it was crossing from Tallinn to…
Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Sabah dies aged 91

Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Sabah dies aged 91

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Publishedduration15 minutes agoimage copyrightReutersimage captionSheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah had ruled the oil-rich Gulf state since 2006Kuwait's Emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah, has died at the age of 91, state media report.He was expected to be succeeded by his 83-year-old half-brother and crown prince, Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed.In July, Sheikh Sabah was flown to the United States…
Uber secures right to continue operating in London

Uber secures right to continue operating in London

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Image copyright Reuters Uber has secured its right to continue operating in London after a judge upheld its appeal against Transport for London (TfL).The ride-hailing giant will be granted a new licence to work in the capital, nearly a year after TfL rejected its application over safety concerns.It ends uncertainty for the 45,000 drivers who…