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A failure to respond to an order from the ship's captain may have played a critical role in the operational fiasco that led to the stranding of the Akademik Shokalskiy in thick Antarctic sea ice on Christmas Eve.
Grade-two listed Victorian terrace was left a shell
Embrace the very latest in slope-style and stock up with great new gadgets, says Simon Munk
Second day of searches in Edinburgh remain fruitless
The aircraft, which came down ablaze after hitting an electricity pylon, appears to have been a Cessna Citation business jet, police said
A fire that raged for nearly 10 hours today razed an ancient Tibetan town in southwest China that's popular with tourists, burning down hundreds of buildings as fire engines were unable to get onto the narrow streets, state media and witnesses said.
The identity of the body has not been confirmed
Mr Daniel was leading a party of three in a white-out when he stepped over the edge of a cliff
‘My advice would be for people not to climb into appliances,’ said a police officer involved
Rescue workers are continuing to sift through the debris in search of survivors
Experts have warned weather conditions look set to deteriorate over the weekend as storms, high tides and gale-force winds continue to leave a trail of devastation around the UK.
Environment Agency issues 21 of the most serious severe flood warnings, indicating that there is a threat to life or property, to areas in the South West, Gloucestershire and Wales
Members of the Fire Brigade Union and Public and Commercial Services union are both staging walkouts
With no end to the rain in sight, we report on why inadequate defences and lax building laws will put thousands of people at risk
Passengers on a climate change research ship stranded in Antarctica are likely to ring in the New Year on the ice-trapped vessel – as a rescue helicopter on a nearby Chinese ship waits for the weather to clear.
The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for rain on New Year's Day in areas including western Scotland and southern England