Disasters / Accidents

Inquiry into London’s Grenfell fire to hear bereaved speak of lost…

Inquiry into London’s Grenfell fire to hear bereaved speak of lost…

Published 21/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - People who lost family and friends in the Grenfell Tower fire, which killed 71 people in London last year, will pay tribute [more…]

Tesla crash may have triggered battery fire: Swiss firefighters

Tesla crash may have triggered battery fire: Swiss firefighters

Published 14/05/2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss firefighters said on Monday that the impact in a fatal accident involving a Tesla electric car may have set off a [more…]

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano channeling molten rock through fits and…

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano channeling molten rock through fits and…

Published 10/05/2018

(Reuters) - The latest bursts of molten rock, ash and toxic gas from Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii are part of an [more…]

Trump administration moves to expel some 57,000 Hondurans

Trump administration moves to expel some 57,000 Hondurans

Published 05/05/2018

NEW YORK/TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - The Trump administration said on Friday it will end temporary protections for immigrants in the United States from Honduras on Jan. [more…]

Death toll rises to four at South African gold mine

Death toll rises to four at South African gold mine

Published 04/05/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Mine operator Sibanye-Stillwater said on Friday that 10 of 13 miners trapped underground at its South African gold mine were rescued but [more…]

Twin blasts in Afghan capital kill at least 25, including eight…

Twin blasts in Afghan capital kill at least 25, including eight…

Published 30/04/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - Twin blasts in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 25 people on Monday, including eight journalists who had arrived to report [more…]

New York City’s window guard policy tied to fewer falls and deaths

New York City’s window guard policy tied to fewer falls and deaths

Published 26/04/2018

(Reuters Health) - New York City’s window guard rule, which requires building owners to install window-limiting devices in apartments with children under age 10, has [more…]

Trauma centers serving vulnerable patients on shaky financial ground

Trauma centers serving vulnerable patients on shaky financial ground

Published 26/04/2018

(Reuters Health) - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been good for the financial health of Level 1 trauma centers in hospitals that serve vulnerable [more…]

At least 9 dead in floods in Tanzania’s commercial capital

At least 9 dead in floods in Tanzania’s commercial capital

Published 16/04/2018

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - At least nine people in Tanzania’s commercial capital died after heavy rains flooded homes and roads, authorities said on Monday. [more…]

Art dealer’s death reveals Trump Tower price swoon

Art dealer’s death reveals Trump Tower price swoon

Published 13/04/2018

(Reuters) - For Todd Brassner, an art dealer who died in a fire that ripped through his Trump Tower apartment last weekend, the New York [more…]