Death toll from New Zealand volcano rises to 20 after police suspend search for remaining two bodies

2020-01-13 19:29

Police in December called off a search for two missing people presumed dead after one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes erupted.

Nearly half a billion animals have been killed in Australia's devastating bushfires

2020-01-02 21:43

An estimated 480 million mammals, birds, and reptiles, are believed to have died in Australian bushfires since September.

How to cope with the loss of a loved one during the holiday season, according to experts

2019-12-20 16:44

Insider spoke with experts in grief and loss about how to make it through the holidays when you're still reeling from the death of a loved one.

Every McDonald's in Peru closed for two days of mourning after 2 employees were electrocuted by a soda machine

2019-12-18 17:16

Teenage cleaners Alexandra Porras and Gabriel Campos were electrocuted by a loose wire behind a soft drinks machine in a McDonald's in Lima and died.

Dad left with three kids after mom dies giving birth

2019-12-06 13:02

This heartbroken dad has been left to care for three children on his own after his beautiful new bride died while giving birth to twin girls.

Toddler drowns in pond next door to his nursery school

2019-11-29 13:43

A toddler, who wandered away from his nursery school, drowned when he fell into a pond on a neighbouring property.

Run for your life. Literally.

2019-11-21 20:45

Australian researchers came to the conclusion that any amount of running is better than none for extending one's life.

Six-year-old who lost his dad in shooting might also lose a leg to cancer

2019-11-19 13:02

When six-year-old Jayvan Janse van Rensburg is in a lot of pain, his twin brother, Blake, says, “Maybe it’s better if Boetie dies and joins Pappa, who’ll look after him.”

Undertakers find 80-year-old man declared dead still alive

2019-11-14 15:44

Relatives of an 80-year-old man have claimed he was still alive when the funeral company came to take away his body after being certified dead by the clinic.

Man marries dead son’s widow

2019-10-31 19:58

The former politician started a relationship with the younger widow eight months after his son’s death, according to local media.


Victims of the fatal Ukraine plane crash included students from the world's best universities, newlyweds, and a wife separated from her husband by a ticket error

2020-01-10 16:25

People on Flight PS 752 included 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, and 11 Ukrainians, as well as nationals from Sweden, Afghanistan, Germany, and the UK.

Death toll from New Zealand eruption rises to 17 as authorities continue harrowing mission to retrieve remaining two bodies from the island

2019-12-23 08:15

New Zealand police said that two people remain missing and are presumed dead after one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes erupted earlier this month.

Free State teacher finds hope for Christmas after two years of tragedy

2019-12-20 15:23

In circumstances in which many people would’ve given up hope, this teacher is keeping her chin up despite being hit by several tragedies during the past two years.

What is a 'tough workout' and how could it possibly extend a woman's life?

2019-12-09 11:45

Scientists have found that women's risk of dying from heart disease, cancer or other causes is much lower if they can engage in tough workouts.

Couple married for 68 years die one day apart: ‘It’s hard to imagine it’s a coincidence’

2019-12-04 13:05

This pair of soulmates died just hours apart.

Man dies of rare infection after dog licks him

2019-11-25 13:08

After playing with his four-legged friend, the man reportedly fell ill with flu-like symptoms, including muscle pain and fever.

South African farmer dies on his way home from the US to propose

2019-11-21 14:10

The young farmer was on his way home to SA to propose to his girlfriend, who lives in Lephalale, Limpopo, when he suddenly fell ill between his connecting flights.

The New Zealand man accused of murdering backpacker Grace Millane after a Tinder date said he arranged another date while she lay dead next to him

2019-11-15 11:28

Millane, 21, died after a Tinder date with a man in Auckland, New Zealand, last December. Her body was found a week later in woods outside the city.

Video shows New Zealand man accused of murdering 21-year-old backpacker on a Tinder date moving a suitcase said to contain her body

2019-11-13 13:58

Grace Millane's body was found in woodland outside Auckland around a week after the December 2018 date. The suspect denies murdering her.

Man dies after slipping and landing on lit firework

2019-10-31 19:29

A Malaysian partygoer has died after he slipped and landed on a firework he had just lit while celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of light.

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