Chapecoense Air Crash: Leaked Tape Shows Plane ‘Ran Out Of Fuel’

Chapecoense Air Crash

The plane which crashed in Colombia killing most of a Brazilian football side had run out of fuel, according to a leaked audio recording. A pilot can be heard repeatedly requesting permission to land due to an electric failure and lack of fuel. Just six of the 77 people on board the plane survived. The team, Chapecoense, had been due to play a cup More...

by Tony Williams | Published 2 days ago
Chapecoense Plane Crash
By Graham Moore On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Chapecoense Plane Crash: Football Rallies Around Brazilian Team

The football world has rallied around a Brazilian club which lost most of its players in a plane crash in Colombia. Only six of the 77 people on board the charter plane, carrying members of the Chapecoense team, More...

Japan Earthquake Sparks
By Tony Williams On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Japan Earthquake Sparks Tsunami At Fukushima

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake off Japan’s Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures has sparked tsunami waves of more than 1m. The quake struck at about 06:00 local time (21:00 GMT Monday), the Japan Meteorological Agency More...

Mousa Abu Marzook
By Desk of Editor On Saturday, November 19th, 2016

US-Israel Veto Blamed By Hamas Official For Palestinian Reconciliation Hindering

A senior official of Hamas highlighted the presence of a US-Israel veto as a big part of a participation of a movement that hinders the reconciliation with Palestine. There are clear standstills between Hamas and More...

New Jersey Train Crash
By Graham Moore On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Deadly New Jersey Train Crash Driver ‘Had Undiagnosed Sleep Disorder’

The driver of a train which crashed into a New Jersey station, killing a woman, suffered from undiagnosed sleep apnoea, it has been reported. Officials said Thomas Gallagher, 48, was diagnosed with the condition More...

Oklahoma City Airport Shooting
By Tony Williams On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Oklahoma City Airport Shooting Suspect Found Dead

The man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Southwest Airlines employee at Oklahoma City’s main airport on Tuesday was found dead in his red pickup truck of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot to the head, More...

By Desk of Editor On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

More than Half the Country Has Ended Cannabis Prohibition

While some states have legalized recreational marijuana, the latest election had eight states with medical or recreational cannabis on the docket, most of those measures passing. One state, AR, didn’t have sufficient More...

New Zealand Strong Quake
By Tony Williams On Monday, November 14th, 2016

New Zealand Hit By Second Strong Quake

An earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude has hit New Zealand’s South Island, hours after at least two people were killed by an initial quake. The new tremor struck about 13:45pm local time (00:45 GMT) at More...

Todd Kohlhepp
By Tony Williams On Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Chained Woman Suspect Admits Killing At Least Seven People, Say Police

A man held after a woman was found chained up in a metal container has admitted to killing at least seven people, say US police. Investigators said Todd Kohlhepp, a 45-year-old registered sex offender, had confessed More...

Violence At Venezuela
By Graham Moore On Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Violence At Venezuela Protests Against President Maduro

One policeman has been shot dead and dozens of people injured during anti-government protests in Venezuela. At least 20 people have been injured and 80 detained nationwide, a local rights group has said. Images More...