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British children hurt in Lisbon tram crash

Image copyright Sebastiao Almeida/Publico Two British children were among 28 people injured when a tram derailed and overturned in Lisbon, Portugal. Most of the casualties were taken to hospital following the accident on Friday evening but none of them is believed to be in a serious condition. Reports said the tram came off the rails on a bend at the ...

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Turkish train crash in Ankara kills nine, injures 47

ANKARA (Reuters) – Nine people were killed and nearly 50 injured in Turkey when a high speed train collided with a locomotive and crashed into a station platform and overpass in an Ankara suburb early on Thursday, officials said. Rescuers worked to free people trapped under the mangled wreckage at Marsandiz train station, 8 km (5 miles) from central Ankara. ...

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Turkish train crash in Ankara kills four, injures 43 – governor

Rescue vehicles are seen following a crash involving a Turkish high speed train in Ankara, Turkey, in this still image obtained from social media December 13, 2018. YASIN DUVAR/via REUTERS ANKARA (Reuters) – A Turkish high speed train collided with another locomotive and crashed into an overpass at a train station in Ankara on Thursday, killing four people and injuring ...

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Exclusive: Airbus staff error led to fatal Mali copter crash – German official

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Airbus is pictured at the Airbus A330 final assembly line at Airbus headquarters in Colomiers, near Toulouse, France, November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau BERLIN (Reuters) – The fatal crash of a German armed forces helicopter in Mali last year was caused by the failure of mechanics from manufacturer Airbus to correctly set the aircraft’s rotor ...

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Climate change: Arctic reindeer numbers crash by half

Image copyright KAJ R. SVENSSON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Image caption A warmer Arctic has less food and more insects, making it a much worse environment for caribou The population of wild reindeer, or caribou, in the Arctic has crashed by more than half in the last two decades. A new report on the impact of climate change in the Arctic revealed ...

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Leicester City crash helicopter rotor controls failed

Image copyright Getty Images/Facebook/Instagram Image caption (L-R): Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Kaveporn Punpare, Nusara Suknamai, Izabela Roza Lechowicz and Eric Swaffer were killed in the crash The helicopter which crashed killing Leicester City’s chairman and four others span out of control after a mechanism became disconnected, investigators have said. An Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) report found cockpit pedals had disconnected from ...

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