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Report: Girl wasn't buckled in before fatal theme park fall

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

A report from Colorado investigators says a 6-year-old girl who died in a fall from a theme park ride this month wasn't wearing the seat belts, and operators of the vertical drop ride didn't properly check the restraints
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Therapist Hannah McKimm, who was assaulted after drink was spiked in Belfast...

Therapist Hannah McKimm, who was assaulted after drink was spiked in Belfast tells others: ‘It's not your fault'

A woman who was raped after her drink was spiked in a Belfast pub on her first night out in the city as a teenager said she uses her experience of sexual abuse to help others... Read more ...

Many progressives grudgingly accepting smaller economic bill

Many progressives have started lining up behind an emerging social and environment bill that's neither as big or bold as they'd wanted Read more ...

Opposition party to fight next Australia election on climate

Australia's opposition Labor Party says a looming election will be fought on greenhouse gas reduction targets as Prime Minister Scott Morrison comes under criticism over the... Read more ...

Fans tell Eamonn Holmes ‘get well soon' after he reveals Covid diagnosis

Fans and well-wishers have sent their good wishes to Eamonn Holmes and told him to “get well soon” after he revealed he had Covid. Read more ...

Resistance to Covid vaccine among healthcare staff is a sad reflection on...

News the Government is considering mandatory vaccinations for NHS staff in GB, after placing the same requirement on care workers there, seems a sensible measure you wouldn't... Read more ...

'Australia's Pablo Escobar' drug kingpin smirks in T-shirt before 'cutting...

'Australia's Pablo Escobar' drug kingpin smirks in T-shirt before 'cutting off his ankle bracelet'

Police have released the final images of 'Australia's Pablo Escobar' Mostafa Baluch after the drug kingpin cut off his ankle bracelet and disappeared early on Tuesday morning. Read more ...

Learner driver fined for speeding in Woori Yallock, Victoria hours after...

Learner driver fined for speeding in Woori Yallock, Victoria hours after getting learner licence

Police allege they caught the 17-year-old motorist driving at 83km/h in a 60km/h zone with his grandmother in the passenger seat in Woori Yallock east of Melbourne about 1.30pm... Read more ...

Follower of Hitler-saluting neo-Nazi leader posts racist code during bizarre...

Follower of Hitler-saluting neo-Nazi leader posts racist code during bizarre court hearing 

A musclebound follower of neo-Nazi leader Thomas Sewell has posted coded Nazi messages to a courtroom in a bizarre virtual hearing. Read more ...

Soler, Braves overcome Morton injury, top Astros in Game 1

Making his first start since testing positive for COVID-19, Jorge Soler became the first player to begin a World Series with a home run and the Atlanta Braves, despite the loss... Read more ...

‘You kind of die': life without power in the Cañada Real, Spain

Little has changed in Europe's largest shantytown since the UN said the lack of electricity ‘violates children's rights' in 2020 Few parts of Europe's largest shantytown speak... Read more ...