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Saturday 27 June 2009
Two fuel tankers and more than 20 other vehicles crashed in thick fog in County Durham, leaving a scene of "absolute devastation", firefighters said today.
Sunday 21 June 2009
Saturday 13 June 2009
A suicide car bomber hit a fleet of fuel tankers intended for a NATO base in southern Afghanistan, killing eight Afghans and wounding 21, officials said today.
Tuesday 21 April 2009
Somali pirates have released the chemical tanker Stolt Strength and its 23 crew members seized late last year, a maritime group said today.
Tuesday 17 February 2009
The biggest oil slick to threaten Ireland and the UK for more than ten years was tonight being tracked as it moved closer towards coastlines.
Thursday 05 February 2009
The blame game in the wake of Kenya's deadliest national disaster took a surreal turn yesterday as the President was forced to defend a minister from the wrath of his own wife.
Sunday 01 February 2009
Scores of people are dead or missing in Kenya’s Rift Valley after an overturned petrol tanker caught fire and exploded.
Thursday 29 January 2009
A passenger ferry travelling from Scotland to Northern Ireland cut short its journey after a lorry onboard broke free and forced open the vessel's rear door.
Monday 12 January 2009
The body of a Somali pirate who drowned just after receiving a huge ransom washed onshore with $153,000 in cash, a resident said yesterday, as the spokesman for another group of pirates promised to soon free a Ukrainian arms ship.
Saturday 29 November 2008
Wednesday 26 November 2008
One of the British hostages on board the oil tanker hijacked by Somali pirates has spoken of his captivity. Peter French is one of two British citizens on the Sirius Star, the giant Saudi-owned tanker which was seized by pirates off the Horn of Africa 10 days ago.
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- 2 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 Australian ultra-nationalist politician Stephanie Banister in car crash immigration TV interview
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail