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15 January 2018 10:13 PM Collapse of Colombian bridge kills workers

Bogota: At least nine construction workers have been killed and five injured after a partially-constructed bridge collapsed in central Colombia, an official from the disaster response agency said. The bridge, located in Chirajara on the border of Cundinamarca and Meta provinces, was to be part of the highway that connects the capital Bogota and the city of Villavicencio 7

14 January 2018 6:05 AM Two workers dead after being overcome by fumes in tank on central Queensland coast

Two men have died after being overcome by fumes while inside a tank on Saturday night. Emergency services were called to Sarina Beach, about 37 kilometres south of Mackay just before 9pm. Police said the bodies of the two workers, aged 48 and 52, were retrieved from inside one of the two tanks. A spokesman for Workplace Health and Safety Queensland said the two tanks 8

12 January 2018 8:12 AM Dog dead, another seized after Tuggeranong attack

A dog has died and another has been seized by the Domestic Animal Service after an attack in Tuggeranong on Friday morning. The Domestic Animal Service confirmed it was investigating an attack that involved two dogs at a private residence in Banks. An ACT Emergency Services Agency spokeswoman said a woman, who was present at the time of the attack, was treated 10

5 January 2018 8:10 PM Teenage boy dies in water skiing accident near Newcastle

A 17-year-old boy has died after falling from a water skiing boat just north of Newcastle on Friday. The teenager fell from a boat just before 7pm at Williams River, about 500 metres from Fitzgerald Bay, police say. His body was taken from the water by emergency services but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene. The man driving the boat, a 34-year-old 18

2 January 2018 8:16 PM Two dead, baby injured after horror crash north-west of Brisbane

A boy and a man have died and a baby injured in a crash on the Bunya Highway in the South Burnett region, north-west of Brisbane, on Tuesday evening. Emergency services were called to the scene near the intersection with Barambah Road just before 5pm. Police said a truck and dual-cab ute were involved in the collision. A 27-year-old man and a seven-year-old 25

2 January 2018 3:58 AM Father dead, son charged with murder on Palm Island

A man has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing his father to death on a north Queensland island. Police were called to the Palm Island home about 4.50pm on Monday to reports a man had been stabbed in the neck. The 52-year-old man was rushed to the island’s hospital before being airlifted to Townsville Hospital, about 70 kilometres to the south 23

28 December 2017 8:28 AM Ashes 2017/18: Australia in double trouble as Alastair Cook bats and bats and bats

The visitors were 9/491 at stumps on the third day, a lead of 164, after Cook defied Australia for more than 10 and a half hours to be unbeaten on 244, his fifth double century. His knock has bettered the previous best by an overseas player at the venue set by West Indies great Viv Richards, who made 208 in 1984. The pressure is now on Australia, who are paying 30

21 December 2017 1:20 AM Two lives lost in one day as cars roll in separate crashes in WA's north west

A woman and a man have lost their lives in two separate car crashes in WA's north west on Wednesday. Police spokeswoman Ros Weatherall said in the first crash a 45-year-old Broome woman died near Pardoo after the Toyota Landcruiser she was a passenger in rolled a number of times. The woman was in the rear of the car driven by a 17-year-old girl when it lost control 48

19 December 2017 7:20 AM Ashes 2017-18: Mitchell Starc on crutches as availability doubts grow for Boxing Day Test

They would have little to gain and plenty to lose if Starc was to break down having been asked to do too much on what has traditionally been a batsman-friendly MCG strip, particularly in a dead rubber. If Starc was to aggravate his heel issue, he would be racing the clock to be fit for the start of the series in South Africa in just over two months' 43

18 December 2017 1:31 PM Lebanon detains suspect in murder of British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes

Beirut: Lebanese security forces have arrested a Lebanese taxi driver suspected of killing Rebecca Dykes, a British woman who worked at the British embassy in Beirut and was found dead on Saturday, a security source said. The source said preliminary investigations showed the motive was purely criminal, not political. Lebanon's NNA news agency reported 57