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UK: M20 bridge collapse causes travel chaos

A pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a UK motorway on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

A pedestrian bridge collapsed onto a UK motorway on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

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US Senate says national rules needed for driverless vehicles

A US Senate panel has recommended federal laws covering the entire country be put in place for the oncoming driverless car revolution, and has warned

A US Senate panel has recommended federal laws covering the entire country be put in place for the oncoming driverless car revolution, and has warned

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Ice rink for cars

A cold snap in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku left car brakes useless and wheels spinning as drivers tried to navigate a junction. Amazingly there were no

A cold snap in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku left car brakes useless and wheels spinning as drivers tried to navigate a junction. Amazingly there were no

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Horrific bus crash latest deadly Russian traffic accident

Two buses have collided in Khabarovsk in Russia’s far west killing at least 16 people and injuring nearly 60 others. Police say the early evidence

Two buses have collided in Khabarovsk in Russia’s far west killing at least 16 people and injuring nearly 60 others. Police say the early evidence

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Train and truck in fatal collision in El Fhas, Tunisia

A passenger train and a truck have been involved in a fatal collision in the Tunisian town of El Fahs some 60 kilometers from the capital Tunis

A passenger train and a truck have been involved in a fatal collision in the Tunisian town of El Fahs some 60 kilometers from the capital Tunis

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Dozens hurt as train derails in Paris region

Around 30 people have been injured in France, two seriously, in a collision between a train and a tractor-trailer at a level crossing in the Paris

Around 30 people have been injured in France, two seriously, in a collision between a train and a tractor-trailer at a level crossing in the Paris

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[WATCH] Trucks hit low bridge moments apart

A low bridge caught out two truck drivers within the space of a few minutes in Buenos Aires. Municipal traffic cameras recorded the moment a

A low bridge caught out two truck drivers within the space of a few minutes in Buenos Aires. Municipal traffic cameras recorded the moment a

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USA: Almost 9,000 gallons of petrol go up in smoke

A petrol tanker carrying nearly 9,000 gallons of fuel has crashed and caught fire on a motorway in New Jersey, USA. The driver managed to escape from

A petrol tanker carrying nearly 9,000 gallons of fuel has crashed and caught fire on a motorway in New Jersey, USA. The driver managed to escape from

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Slovenia: more than 50 vehicle involved in a traffic accident

One person has died after more than 50 vehicle were involved in a motorway pile-up on the Slovenian highway between Ljubljana and Koper. The incident

One person has died after more than 50 vehicle were involved in a motorway pile-up on the Slovenian highway between Ljubljana and Koper. The incident

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Six feared dead in Glasgow bin lorry crash

Emergency services have been called to a serious road accident in Glasgow city centre after a bin lorry mounted the pavement and hit pedestrians

Emergency services have been called to a serious road accident in Glasgow city centre after a bin lorry mounted the pavement and hit pedestrians

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French tourists hurt in Cuba coach crash

More than 40 French tourists have been injured, seven critically, in a coach crash in central Cuba.

More than 40 French tourists have been injured, seven critically, in a coach crash in central Cuba.

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China: 2 dead and 20 injured in massive highway pile-up

A massive pile-up in east China’s Anhui Province has killed at least two people and injured over 20, according to police. More than 70 vehicles

A massive pile-up in east China’s Anhui Province has killed at least two people and injured over 20, according to police. More than 70 vehicles

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Watch: Pedestrian lucky to be alive after remarkable accident escape

A pedestrian is today lucky to be alive after coming inches from being mowed down in a two-vehicle smash in China. He was walking across a junction

A pedestrian is today lucky to be alive after coming inches from being mowed down in a two-vehicle smash in China. He was walking across a junction

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Icy roads cause massive pile-ups in US

A dangerous blend of ice, snow and glaring sunshine has reportedly caused several accidents along a crowded stretch of motorway in Pennsylvania. As

A dangerous blend of ice, snow and glaring sunshine has reportedly caused several accidents along a crowded stretch of motorway in Pennsylvania. As

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Two dead in Belgian motorway thick fog pile-ups

At least two people have died and dozens are injured after two motorway pile-ups on the A19 Motorway in Zonnebeke, West-Flanders, Belgium. At least

At least two people have died and dozens are injured after two motorway pile-ups on the A19 Motorway in Zonnebeke, West-Flanders, Belgium. At least

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Deadly motorway pileup in Hungary

Three people have died in a multiple vehicle pileup on a motorway in Hungary. Thirty three people were injured, 18 seriously. The crash involved

Three people have died in a multiple vehicle pileup on a motorway in Hungary. Thirty three people were injured, 18 seriously. The crash involved

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China highway crash between truck and tourist coach caught on camera

A spectacular collision has been captured on camera from the inside of a tourist bus in China when the coach driver reportedly tried to reverse on

A spectacular collision has been captured on camera from the inside of a tourist bus in China when the coach driver reportedly tried to reverse on

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Italy bus crash death toll rises

At least 38 have been killed and 10 seriously injured in a fatal bus crash near Avellino in Italy. The vehicle was returning from a trip when it

At least 38 have been killed and 10 seriously injured in a fatal bus crash near Avellino in Italy. The vehicle was returning from a trip when it

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Dozens killed as bus plunges off flyover in southern Italy

Police in Italy have confirmed that at least 36 people have died in a deadly bus crash in the south of the country. The coach is thought to have

Police in Italy have confirmed that at least 36 people have died in a deadly bus crash in the south of the country. The coach is thought to have

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China: pedestrians save man knocked down by car

One man knocked down by a car was rescued by pedestrians in the Yangzhou City of east China’s Jiangsu Province. It took them only about 30 seconds to

One man knocked down by a car was rescued by pedestrians in the Yangzhou City of east China’s Jiangsu Province. It took them only about 30 seconds to

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More than 40 people die in Moroccan bus crash

At least 42 people have died after a bus plunged into a ravine in southern Morocco.   The accident happened near the town of Zerkta as the bus headed

At least 42 people have died after a bus plunged into a ravine in southern Morocco.   The accident happened near the town of Zerkta as the bus headed

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Young drivers on Europe's roads

Elma from Bosnia Herzegovina posed the following question for U-talk: “Do you think that better education and preparation of learner drivers can

Elma from Bosnia Herzegovina posed the following question for U-talk: “Do you think that better education and preparation of learner drivers can

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Ellen Townsend: safety cameras definitely save lives

Approximately 100 people have been killed today in the European Union, the same was true of yesterday and it will probably be the same tomorrow – on

Approximately 100 people have been killed today in the European Union, the same was true of yesterday and it will probably be the same tomorrow – on

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'Phaetons' under threat on Turkish islands

They have been trotting the streets of the Turkish Princes’ islands for generations. But now horse and carts – or Phaetons – could have the reigns

They have been trotting the streets of the Turkish Princes’ islands for generations. But now horse and carts – or Phaetons – could have the reigns

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Eulogies for Belgian coach victims

A ceremony has been held for victims of the Belgian coach crash in the Alps last week – 15 children and two staff from the Stekske primary school in

A ceremony has been held for victims of the Belgian coach crash in the Alps last week – 15 children and two staff from the Stekske primary school in

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Swiss coach crash investigators explore causes

Coach crash investigators have revealed the latest findings from their inquiries. In a joint news conference headed by the Belgium Prime Minister

Coach crash investigators have revealed the latest findings from their inquiries. In a joint news conference headed by the Belgium Prime Minister

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Heverlee parents' agonising wait for information

Staff broke the terrible news to pupils at St Lambertus school in Heverlee at morning assembly. A short time later, parents who would have been

Staff broke the terrible news to pupils at St Lambertus school in Heverlee at morning assembly. A short time later, parents who would have been

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A town in mourning for its children

The Stekske primary school in Lommel, close to the Dutch border, lies further north than St. Lambertus in Heverlee. Now they share the bitter grief

The Stekske primary school in Lommel, close to the Dutch border, lies further north than St. Lambertus in Heverlee. Now they share the bitter grief