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Another float accident blights Rio's carnival

At least 11 people have been injured after a float collapsed during Rio's world-famous Carnival Parade. It comes after a float belonging to the Paraiso de Tuiuti samba school crashed on Sunday, injuri

At least 11 people have been injured after a float collapsed during Rio's world-famous Carnival Parade. It comes after a float belonging to the Paraiso de Tuiuti samba school crashed on Sunday, injuri

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US: almost 30 injured as truck ploughs into Mardi Gras crowd

Nearly 30 people have been injured after a pickup truck ploughed into a crowd watching the main Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

Nearly 30 people have been injured after a pickup truck ploughed into a crowd watching the main Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.

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Flybe technical issues: one flight evacuated, another turns back

A Flybe flight carrying 59 passengers from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol has had to be evacuated after a landing gear reportedly failed to deploy.

A Flybe flight carrying 59 passengers from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol has had to be evacuated after a landing gear reportedly failed to deploy.

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Watch: Model rescues New York teens from frozen Central Park pond

An Australian model, Ethan Turnbull, and his friend rushed to the aid of a group of young people after they fell through the ice on a pond in Central Park, New…

An Australian model, Ethan Turnbull, and his friend rushed to the aid of a group of young people after they fell through the ice on a pond in Central Park, New…

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[Watch] Mother and child escape falling car

A mother and child were knocked off a sloping road in China on Sunday (February 12) by a reversing jeep that went out of control, a surveillance video shows.

A mother and child were knocked off a sloping road in China on Sunday (February 12) by a reversing jeep that went out of control, a surveillance video shows.

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Fatal train collision in Luxembourg near French border

One person has died and six people have been injured following the collision between a goods and passenger train in Luxembourg near the French border.

One person has died and six people have been injured following the collision between a goods and passenger train in Luxembourg near the French border.

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France: Three family members killed in Alpine avalanche

Three members of the same family and their snowboarding instructor were killed in an Alpine avalanche on Monday – the worst such accident since the start of the ski-ing season in…

Three members of the same family and their snowboarding instructor were killed in an Alpine avalanche on Monday – the worst such accident since the start of the ski-ing season in…

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Taiwan bus crash leaves 32 dead

At least 32 people were killed when a tour bus flipped over on a highway in Taiwan on Monday night.

At least 32 people were killed when a tour bus flipped over on a highway in Taiwan on Monday night.

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Truck lands on police car in high winds

Following an accident near Elk mountain, Wyoming, three state troopers pulled over on the edge of Interstate 80 to help the victims. It was lucky

Following an accident near Elk mountain, Wyoming, three state troopers pulled over on the edge of Interstate 80 to help the victims. It was lucky

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Polish prime minister in car crash

Polish prime minister Beata Szydlo has suffered bruising in a car crash in the south of the country.

Polish prime minister Beata Szydlo has suffered bruising in a car crash in the south of the country.

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17 dead in Angola stadium stampede

At least 17 people have died and many more have been injured in a stampede at a football match in Angola.

At least 17 people have died and many more have been injured in a stampede at a football match in Angola.

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NASA remembers Challenger and Apollo 1 disasters

31-years ago the Challenger Space shuttle broke apart little more than a minute after taking off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

31-years ago the Challenger Space shuttle broke apart little more than a minute after taking off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Shock as sinkhole swallows truck

A pick-up truck in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania (US), was partially swallowed when a large sinkhole opened up. No-one was injured in the incident.

A pick-up truck in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania (US), was partially swallowed when a large sinkhole opened up. No-one was injured in the incident.

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Lisbon ferry crash leaves 34 injured

The boat was travelling from Barreiro on the other side of the Tagus when the accident occurred.

The boat was travelling from Barreiro on the other side of the Tagus when the accident occurred.

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USA: train smashes into lorry

A train ploughed into a lorry after an apparent problem at a railroad crossing in Utah.

A train ploughed into a lorry after an apparent problem at a railroad crossing in Utah.

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20 stuck left dangling on Australian roller coaster

Twenty people have been rescued after they were left dangling for almost two hours at the top of a roller coaster in Australia.

Twenty people have been rescued after they were left dangling for almost two hours at the top of a roller coaster in Australia.