A local chef, an Irish honeymooner and a newly-retired Belgian tourist are among the victims of Greece’s deadly wildfires.
Mihai Tuhari is an IT-programmer by day, but transforms into a 4x4 rescuer when needed. His platform, which offers help to motorists in distress, costs him 3 euros per rescue to run, but he insists that helping out is its own reward.
The European Union hopes the mandatory emergency call system will help save hundreds of lives and reduce the medical service response time in case of an accident.
The British woman left an abusive note on an ambulance, telling paramedics not to park in front of her house.
When the ambulance carrying an injured rugby player got stuck in mud, his teammates and rivals clubbed together to push it out of trouble.
Passengers chant 'Brace!' following loud bang and violent shaking as engine casing tears apart during flight from San Francisco to Honolulu.
Authorities in the French capital are preparing for the worst as record rainfall could force the Seine River to burst its banks
More evacuations, tens of thousands in shelters fear violent eruption.
Victims included an infant, and four other people are in a critical condition
Firefighters in Munich were called upon to free a baby girl from a plastic toilet seat that had become stuck over her head.
Police evacuated and searched an international train travelling from Amsterdam to Germany after reports suggested a 'dangerous situation'.
California wildfires: Fire fighters habe built barriers between the flames and coastal towns that lie in the path of the Thomas Fire.
The World Health organisation has warned that a deadly plague has been spreading rapidly since august in Madagascar calling for a quick action.
A smattering of rain and easing temperatures have helped more than a thousand firefighters battling the largest wildfire in the history of the city of Angels
Some 64 people were killed in June in the deadliest forest fires in Portugal's recent history.
Japan broadcasts animated public service announcement amid North Korean missile threats
The fire which devastated west London’s Grenfell Tower and which killed at least six residents as they slept was a tragedy waiting to happen, says the apartment block’s residents association.
Dozens more are missing after monsoon rains, which began on Friday, battered the region.
A fire at a rubbish depot south of Rome sent a toxic cloud into the skies on Friday, forcing nearby homes and schools to be evacuated.
Fake blood to paint typical injuries in a natural disaster.